On November 21, researchers from Hungary and Institute for Computer Science and Control published a critical examination of the Lightning Network, the protocol intended to amend BTC’s scalability issues. The researchers’ simulation findings indicate the Lightning Network is “economically irrational for the majority of the large routing nodes who currently hold the network together.” Also […] The post Another Research Paper Finds Flaws With the Lightning Network appeared first on Bitcoin News.
The head of a $230 billion Singaporean investment fund is the latest high-profile public figure to have their likeness used to promote Bitcoin Pro – an investment scam making the rounds on Facebook. Ho Ching, who has served as Temasek’s CEO since 2004, warned her more than 57,000 followers on Monday: “Just to alert everyone […] The post CEO of $250 Billion Investment Fund Unwittingly Linked To A Bitcoin Scam appeared first on CryptoPotato.
On Monday, the cryptocurrency-accepting online travel agency and metasearch engine Travala announced a strategic partnership with the firm Booking.com. According to Travala the collaboration adds Booking.com’s accommodation listings to the Travala portal, adding 90,000 destinations to over 230 countries worldwide. Also read: With Christmas Approaching, Here Are Some Travel Sites Accepting Crypto Travala Partners With […] The post Travala Partners With Booking.com – 90,000 Crypto Accepting Destinations Added appeared first on Bitcoin News.
Summary Ethereum witnessed disastrous two weeks of trading after dropping by a steep 22% and falling towards the $146 level. The cryptocurrency is trapped within a symmetrical triangle against Bitcoin. Ethereum looks to be shaping up for a rebound as the Stochastic RSI is primed for a bullish crossover on both USD and BTC charts. […] The post Ethereum Price Analysis: After Breaking Below $150, Can ETH Recover? appeared first on CryptoPotato.
South Korea’s national policy committee, part of the country’s National Assembly, has reportedly passed a bill which categorizes cryptocurrencies as digital assets. The move will supposedly pave the way for businesses and sets rules and requirements for their further operation. Cryptocurrency Bill Passes Korea’s National Policy Committee According to a report from local media Korea […] The post Korea Passes Cryptocurrency Bill Paving The Way For Digital Asset Businesses appeared first on CryptoPotato.
With crypto prices moving after almost every positive or negative bit of news related to China, gold and silver markets have been reacting to such events as well. With some exceptions, the overall trend in their value has been negative since September. The prospects of both digital coins and precious metals seem to be more […] The post Gold and Silver Follow Similar Trend to Bitcoin, React to News About China appeared first on Bitcoin News.
The co-founder of Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin, recently responded to a few verbal attacks on social media. Some influential people within the cryptocurrency community expressed their opinions against Vitalik’s views, and he took the chance to respond. Vitalik Buterin Taken Under Aim Vitalik Buterin is a well-known figure within the community as the co-founder of the […] The post Vitalik Buterin Flustered By Crypto Community Insults On Twitter appeared first on CryptoPotato.
It was recently reported that digital assets trading platform DX Exchange ceased operations and was looking for a way to exit the market via a merger or a sale. New details from Israel show that the exchange reportedly didn’t even have the cash flow to pay its suppliers and employees. Also Read: Crypto Winter Claims […] The post Bankrupt DX Exchange Reportedly Didn’t Pay Israeli Suppliers and Employees appeared first on Bitcoin News.
It’s that time of year again. Thanksgiving is just days away, and you know what that means. No, I’m not talking about the family get-together or passing out in front of the TV after eating way too much. I’m talking about shopping! Bitcoin Black Friday 2019 is here and there are some crypto-related deals on […] The post Bitcoin Black Friday 2019: The Sales You Better Not Miss appeared first on CryptoPotato.
In the wake of recent price movements, doubts are beginning to crop up more and more around BTC maximalist circles. As focus shifts from Satoshi’s founding vision of the coin as cash to a mere digital gold to be saved and “cashed out” later, valid questions are indeed raised. Financial news outlets, advocates of other […] The post Don’t Blame China: Why BTC Still Can’t Compete With Fiat appeared first on Bitcoin News.