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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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The Lightning Network Alpha Release is Ready for Testing

A recent blog post by developers of the Lightning Network, has announced an alpha release of the protocol’s daemon. The release called v0.1-alpha of the Lightning Network is said to be a milestone that enables the platform to be publicly tested by developers. The Lightning Network is Now Available for Testing With roughly fifteen developers […]

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10,000+ EU ATMs to Cash Out Bitcoin

Wallet provider Holytransaction has a trade website and app that let you choose networks for either buying or selling bitcoin. The company has provided 11,500 ATMs for users to withdraw cash from located in Spain and Poland and over 15,000 locations for purchasing bitcoin. Bitcoin.com caught up with Francesco Simonetti, Holytransaction CEO, and co-founder to discuss more details […]

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Needham: Probability of Approval for a Bitcoin ETF ‘Very Low’

Needham & Company, an independent investment bank and asset management firm, released today a mini investors’ report on the prospect of a Bitcoin ETF in 2017. The company currently hands Barry Silbert’s Bitcoin Investment Trust (GBTC) with a ‘Hold’ rating. Report author, Spencer Bogart, detailed the upside potential of a bitcoin ETF being approved and discussed the […]

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