Bitcoin Lightning Payments Are Slowly Becoming Less Reckless

You're running a full bitcoin node, know Linux and have decent command line skills. Okay? Cool, go ahead and spin up a Docker instance. If that sounds intimidating, you're not alone. But as recently as January, using the lightning network, a layer-two technology for scaling bitcoin, on "mainnet" – ie, with …
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Coinbase Takes Steps Toward Becoming an Alternative Trading System (bitcoinmagazine.com)

Cryptocurrency trading firm Coinbase has entered into talks with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission about registering as a licensed broker-dealer firm and electronic trading venue, The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, April 6, 2018.The move comes just as U.S. regulators have begun clarifying their stance on virtual currencies. Testifying before the…

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'Computer nerd' who quit his job to be a cryptocurrency trader reveals the key to becoming a …

A self-confessed 'computer nerd' who quit his job and became a Bitcoin millionaire says recent price collapses are 'normal', and believes now is the time to buy up big. Andrew 'Nugget' Saunders first entered the cryptocurrency market in 2012, buying Bitcoin when it cost far less than $ 100 and cashing in …
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