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Securing Your BTC Funds With Bitcoin Vaults Technology

Bitcoin can be a very attractive environment for scammers and criminals of all kinds, as recent years showed us. According to a CipherTrace report, thieves and scammers managed to steal more than $4.26 billion in cryptocurrency from exchanges, investors, and users, in the first half of 2019 alone. In a recent July hack, Japanese-licensed exchange […]

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Will Lightning Network Node Operators Need A Money Transmitter License?

Because of the inability to incentivize the participants properly, Lightning Network’s – Bitcoin’s famous second layer meant to help scaling – growth came to a stall. Routing is far from being profitable, given today’s traffic and mempool size. Moreover, investing your own bitcoins to operate a Lightning Network node can have its own drawbacks that […]

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Bitcoin Pizza Day In Jeopardy

It all started more than nine years ago when a bitcointalk forum user created a thread called ‘Pizza for bitcoins.’ Four days later, it happened: the first Bitcoin transaction ever recorded. Laszlo Hanyecz sent 10,000 BTC to the user ‘jercos,’ while jercos ordered two larges pizzas for Laszlo. Not your traditional transaction, but still… a […]