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Bitcoin Lightning Network Is Not Economically Viable & Tezos Gains Ground

A research paper written by three Hungarians from Institute for Computer Science and Control (SZTAKI), Eotvos University from Budapest, and Szechenyi University from Gyor, respectively has just revealed what every Bitcoin Lightning Network participant knew intuitively. According to ‘A Cryptoeconomic Traffic Analysis of Bitcoin’s Lightning Network,’ the most popular routing payment channel network off the […]

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Buterin vs Cohen, Bitcoin vs Gold & Ripple Invests In MoneyGram

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin revisited an old post he wrote five years ago & updated it during the weekend, as mentioned in our cryptocurrency trending news breakdown yesterday, November 25, 2019. It seems though BitTorrent inventor & Chia Network co-founder Bram Cohen was not happy with what Buterin shared with the world in his blog […]

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Litecoin Halving 2019: Did Everything Go As Expected?

On August 5, 2019, Litecoin went through its second block reward overhaul since its inception. One month later, we can clearly see the after-effects of such ‘shock’ as LTC founder Charlie Lee put it in July, in an interview, almost one month before the event. Did Litecoin halving produce the expected results? Was Lee right […]