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Andreas Antonopoulos: 6 Things Critics Keep Getting Wrong About Lightning Network

Is Lighting Network the second coming for Bitcoin or the coming of centralization? Andreas Antonopoulos states his case for the former in his latest video. A lot of misconceptions have arisen about the Lightning Network and the effect...

New App Links Coinbase With Lightning Network as Frustration Continues

A new Blockchain app seeking to introduce Lightning Network compatibility for Coinbase users has debuted its alpha demo. Could Coinbase Users Get Lightning? Lightning Ramp acts as a middleman service, allowing users of major exchanges to benefit from...

Goodbye Bitcoin Cash? Microsoft: On-Chain Scaling ‘Degrades Decentralization’

Microsoft has concluded that so-called ‘layer 2’ solutions are necessary for Bitcoin to scale and is “collaborating” on the technology. Microsoft: On-Chain Fails To Meet Capacity Needs In a blog post on Monday, Director of Program Management at Microsoft’s...

Trading Tip `The Wall´ – I Was Wrong

Last week, I made an analysis of the bitcoin price situation. My analysis noted that while the rumors of Wall Street price manipulation was most likely false, the fear was real. Despite that, the price did not break...

Bitcoin Questionable as a Currency, but as an Asset it’s as Good as Gold

As investors eagerly wait in anticipation to see where exactly Bitcoin will go, its prospects as a viable currency are coming under scrutiny. Cryptocurrency, Minus the ‘Currency’? Bitcoin is looking less and less like a viable currency every...

Lightning and Mainnet: A Look at the Protocol’s Hype, Trials, and Error

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...

Trading Tip `The Wall´ – Wall Street Price Manipulation? Go Long

Trading is arrogant, be it on Wall Street or across crypto exchanges. In order to trade rather than hodl, you must fundamentally believe you’re smarter, more disciplined or better informed than the other half of the market. Time...