Author: Namcios

Hoseki Partners With Ledn For Easy Proof Of Ownership In Bitcoin-Backed Loans

Bitcoin Magazine

Bitcoin startup Hoseki has announced a pre-launch partnership with financial services firm Ledn to provide lending and proof-of-assets services for retail investors, similar to industry-grade proof-of-reserves leveraged by custodians, the company said in a Monday statement sent to Bitcoin Magazine. Read More

Synonym Launches Blocktank Service Provider For Bitcoin’s Lightning Network

Bitcoin Magazine

Synonym Software has launched Blocktank, a new Lightning service provider (LSP) targeted at Lightning Network-based businesses interested in providing a better experience for their customers. The suite of open-source tools and services offered by Blocktank promises to help wallets, applications, Read More

Kraken Exchange Integrates Bitcoin’s Lightning Network

Bitcoin Magazine

Kraken has integrated Bitcoin’s Lightning Network. Customers can now deposit and withdraw up to 0.1 BTC with instant and cheap Lightning payments. Kraken is running an LND Lightning node. Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken now supports Bitcoin’s Lightning Network for inexpensive and Read More

Greenpeace, Ripple Lobby to Move Bitcoin Away From Proof-of-Work

Bitcoin Magazine

Several climate activist groups including Greenpeace and billionaire Ripple co-founder Chris Larsen are launching a campaign to advocate for Bitcoin moving away from Proof-of-Work, a consensus mechanism they argue consumes an unsustainable amount of energy, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. The “Change Read More

SoftBank-Backed Broker Avenue Debuts Bitcoin Trading

Bitcoin Magazine

SoftBank-backed broker Avenue Securities debuted native, no-fees bitcoin trading services on Wednesday through an integration with B2B platform Apex Crypto to meet a growing demand for BTC and cryptocurrency among its over 500,000 Brazilian clients. “Trading cryptocurrencies is now officially Read More

Wasabi Wallet Parent Company Explains Decision To Censor Bitcoin Transactions

Bitcoin Magazine

Privacy-focused Bitcoin wallet Wasabi Wallet announced on Sunday it would start preventing certain unspent transaction outputs (UTXOs) from joining its CoinJoin rounds, sparking surprise and rebellion on Twitter as users wondered why the project would make a decision supposedly contrarian Read More