Analysis Shows Lightning Network Suffers From Trust Issues Exacerbated by Rising Fees

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Over the last two years, the Lightning Network has been touted as the scaling solution for the Bitcoin Core (BTC) network. However, the solution has been heavily criticized for its lack of security, and on March 28, Bitcoin Unlimited’s chiefRead More

What Article 13 Means for the Cryptocurrency Industry

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First they came for our privacy. Then our data. Finally they took our memes. If the more hyperbolic headlines are to be believed, the EU’s ratification of the controversial Article 13 copyright law will have repercussions for purveyors of highlyRead More

These Cryptocurrency Data Sites Aim to Be More Accurate Than Coinmarketcap

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The true size of the cryptocurrency market may be as little as 5 percent of its officially reported total. Coinmarketcap (CMC), the leading market data website, has been accused of unquestioningly publishing crypto exchange figures, despite compelling evidence of manipulationRead More

Mempool ‘Spam’ and Rising Fees: The Consequences of Veriblock’s Mainnet Launch

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Last month the Veriblock testnet represented more than 30 percent of BTC’s network transactions but the project took a hiatus before launching the protocol’s mainnet. When the project stopped, the BTC network’s mempool dropped, transactions per day were cut inRead More

Community-Run Directory Surpasses 1000 BCH-Accepting Merchants

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The number of merchants accepting bitcoin cash (BCH) is growing. According to a community-curated website, there are over 1,000 BCH-accepting merchants, grouped into over 40 categories. The site also separately lists organizations that accept BCH donations. Also read: Indian SupremeRead More

Five ways to improve your website’s bounce rate (and why you should)

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Bounce rate is the percentage of site visitors that land on your website and leave before viewing a second page. You can easily determine your website’s bounce rate by setting up Google Analytics. Now, if you’re thinking this isn’t such aRead More

Focaldata thinks it has some answers for campaigners in the age of Trump and Brexit

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Political parties, campaigns and brands can’t get an accurate and cost-effective understanding of opinion in small geographic areas, like the constituencies of lawmakers. This is a big problem in political campaigning. And all political campaigning now has a huge onlineRead More

“It’s Hell There”: This Is What It’s Like For Immigrants Being Held In A Pen Underneath An El Paso Bridge

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US immigration officials are holding hundreds of people in a temporary outdoor detention camp under a Texas bridge, where migrants are surrounded by fencing and sleeping on dirt. View Entire Post ›

He Plays A President On TV. Now He Wants To Be The Real Deal.

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Welcome to Ukraine, where an actor who played the president on TV is leading the polls and the actual president is slugging it out with a former prime minister for second place. View Entire Post ›