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A Better Scaling Solution Than Segwit? Sergio Says So

Bitcoin.com recently reported on RSK Labs’ scaling solution Lumino and the whitepaper for the Lumino Transaction Compression Protocol (LTCP). The plan promises to scale Bitcoin to 100 transactions per second (tps) all by itself, and be part of a much larger scaling solution. Today, RSK Labs officially announces the development and testing of LTCP. The company […]

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Cypherpunk Steve Schear: ‘Bitcoin Is a Viable Alternative to National Money’

It has been said many times: the decentralized cryptocurrency bitcoin was born from the libertarian ideals of the cypherpunk movement. Just recently Bitcoin.com chatted with cypherpunk Steve Schear, interim Chief Operating Officer at Stash Crypto, to discuss the history of this movement and the emerging technologies pushing it forward. Cypherpunks are activists who advocate the […]

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Stegoseed: Hiding Bitcoin Seed Keys In Plain Sight

James Stanley, a Bristol-based software developer, has developed a tool that steganographically encodes Bitcoin wallet seeds. Stegoseed essentially gives Bitcoin users the ability to hide funds in plain sight. Steganographically Concealing Bitcoin Seeds James Stanley creator of stegoseed. Stanley’s stegoseed is a tool that enables Bitcoin users to encode and decode BIP39 seeds steganographically. Steganography […]

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How Bitcoin Apps Help People Survive Emerging Market Volatility

People in economies suffering from market volatility are turning to Bitcoin applications to help them maintain their standard of living. Workers in Venezuela are using the popular Bitcoin marketplace Purse to save on basic necessities. As well, people in India are escaping the devaluation of their currency with payroll service Bitwage. In each case, Bitcoin […]

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Why South Korean Bitcoin Adoption Could Outpace Most Other Countries This Year

The currency with the fifth-highest Bitcoin trading volume today is the South Korean Won, already surpassing some larger financial centers such as the UK, Russia, and Indonesia. The country’s Bitcoin adoption is accelerating, and several factors indicate that it could outpace most other countries soon. Korea, with a population of over 50 million, has a […]

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