What are Channel Factories in Bitcoin’s Lightning Network?

Channel factories are an intermediate layer between Bitcoin’s blockchain and the Lightning Network (LN) proposed by Conrad Burchert, Christian Decker, and Roger Wattenhofer in a paper in 2017. Initially called ‘Scalable Funding of Bitcoin Micropayment Channel Networks,’ the concept has become commonly known as ‘channel factories.’ Channel factories are designed to reduce the number of […]

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Beginner’s Guide to Plus500: Complete Review

Plus500 is an industry leader providing contracts for difference (CFDs) and trading facilities for Crtyptocurrency, forex, shares, ETFs, commodities, indices, and options. All trading instruments on Plus500 are leveraged. The trading platform comes from Plus500UK Ltd, and the company takes multiple steps to secure client funds and ensure a seamless user experience. Currently, Plus500 has […]

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Court Slaps Blockvest Crypto Startup & Founder with Injunction, Reverses Past Decision

After dismissing its claims last year, a federal court has finally granted victory to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in its case against blockchain assets exchange Blockvest. Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel of the U.S. Court for the Southern District of California placed a preliminary injunction against Blockvest LLC and its founder, Reginald Buddy […]

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Binance Coin (BNB) Price Analysis: All Time High Against Bitcoin

Since the start of the bear market, we have seen decreases of around 80-90% from the all-time highs, but that doesn’t apply to the Binance coin as it is again on its all-time high level against the price of Bitcoin making it the most resilient cryptocurrency in the bear market. Since the price is in an […]

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Bitcoin Is Going to Be Digital Gold, Says Galaxy’s Novogratz

Feb.13 — Mike Novogratz, founder and chief executive officer at Galaxy Digital, discusses cryptocurrencies, where he sees the sector heading in the coming months, bitcoin, his comments on the equity market rally and his top trades. He speaks on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Middle East.”

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Stagnation But a Breakout Might Happen Today (Bitcoin & EOS Price Analysis)

From yesterday the evaluation of the cryptocurrency market cap has declined by around $2,13B as it was $122,74 at its highest point yesterday. The evaluation has pulled back to the support line of the currently horizontal range in which it is consolidating after an exponential increase we have seen on Friday. Market Cap: $120,110,369,694 24h […]

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Barry Silbert: Bitcoin Already Won the Race to be the Cryptocurrency King

Barry Silbert, the CEO of Digital Currency Group (DCG) says that Bitcoin already won the race to become the number one cryptocurrency in the industry. Silbert, who is also the founder of Grayscale Investments also believes that most altcoins will go to zero, a position held by other industry commentators such as top Bitwise Asset […]

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Rutgers Professor Offers Some Harsh Words About Bitcoin’s Ethics

If there’s one thing that can be said about bitcoin, it’s that it’s a very polarizing unit of currency. For every person that believes in it and stands by it, there’s another that thinks it’s the work of dark forces – an entity that’s sure to bring down the infrastructure of every country that uses […]

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Crypto Market Update: A Breakout Soon Expected (Bitcoin & ZRX Price Analysis)

From yesterday the evaluation of the cryptocurrency market cap hasn’t changed much as it has been stuck in a horizontal resistance range and is bouncing off of its level. Market Cap: $120,967,487,186 24h Vol: $21,365,689,444 BTC Dominance: 52.6% From yesterday the evaluation increased overall as it came from $119,934,284,344 at its lowest point to $122,817,895,850 […]

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