EOS Hype Builds as Over 50 Candidates Vie for 21 Supernodes (bitcoinmagazine.com)

EOS is scheduled to migrate from the Ethereum network to its own on June 2, 2018, and a slew of candidates are vying for one of twenty-one supernodes that will support this new mainnet. Since the first week of March, the platform’s Steemit account, EOS Go, has posted weekly reports on the organizations that have submitted themselves for consideration.A mixture of big and little fish, the candidate pool includes upward of 50 different…

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Hype Bitcoin…Segwit works!!!!

This is probably useless spam for some users, but I wanted to add my voice to the stream of positive developments that have been hitting the headlines these days.

I just sent over $ 16,000 from my ledger to my exchange account, it only cost $ 0.20, and I had a confirmation within a minute.

On the most secure, decentralised, widely used cryptocurrency network in the world…Fuck yeah! Bring on lightning and other off-chain network applications that will take us to the next level, whatever that looks like.

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Lightning and Mainnet: A Look at the Protocol’s Hype, Trials, and Error (news.bitcoin.com)

Over the past few weeks, there’s been a lot of hyped up discussion about the Lightning Network (LN) from those who believe it will help scale the bitcoin core (BTC) protocol. The Lightning Network topic has now moved from BTC testnet experimentation to trialing LN over the currency’s mainnet using real BTC. LN development and mainnet testing is growing and people are excited about this off-chain scaling feature. However some people are still skeptical as there’s been a few reported bugs,…

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Stripe in Bitcoin hype flight while fans blindly gobble up crypto-cash

Roundup Payment biz Stripe on Tuesday said it plans to phase out support for Bitcoin payments – citing declining interest among merchants and rising transactions times and fees. "[W]e've seen the desire from our customers to accept Bitcoin decrease," said Stripe product manager Tom Karlo. "And of …
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Hooters Investor Joins the Crypto Hype: “Eating a Burger Is Now a Way to Mine!” (news.bitcoin.com)

Companies routinely roll out new loyalty programs with much fanfare but arouse little to no excitement from investors, at least until they can show some returns. Now one Hooters franchisee has shown how to change this: just use these magic words: bitcoin, crypto and blockchain.
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