Month: March 2019

Supercharge Your BCH Workflow With Bitcoin.com’s SLP and Badger SDKs

Last summer, Bitcoin.com launched a developer suite so Bitcoin Cash (BCH) programmers could have access to a slew of resources, tools, and software development kits (SDK). At the time, the web portal contained three key tools for blockchain programmers: the Bitbox SDK, REST, and the GUI platform. Now, Developer.Bitcoin.com hosts two more SDKs so developers …

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

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 chief scientist Peter Rizun wrote an interesting evaluation of the Lightning Network’s “dirty little secret.” Also …

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New Bitcoinpython Node Is 100X Faster Than Previous Python Libraries

On March 27, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) fans were introduced to a new BCH full node written in the Python programming language. The project, known as Bitcoinpython, is a modern BCH library whose creator claims it to be the fastest available Python implementation with 100X the speed of its closest competitor. Also read: Menu.cash Allows Diners …

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Obsidian Bot on Automated Cryptocurrency Trading and Bot Creation

Obsidian Bot is offering a platform to create or purchase cryptocurrency trading bots with a beginner-friendly user interface. Obsidian Bot’s bots run on the cloud 24/7 and execute trades based on criteria entered by users. The site offers a bot marketplace, where users can put up their own bots for sale. Users can create bots …

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Cashshuffle Launches, Bringing Greater Privacy to the BCH Ecosystem

On March 27, the development team behind the privacy-centric protocol Cashshuffle announced the official launch of the platform using the Electron Cash wallet. Anyone can use the latest Electron Cash version 4.0 with Cashshuffle and the implementation will also be added to the Bitcoin.com wallet and Badger client soon. Also read: Examine the Token Universe …

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Finland’s Regulatory Watchdog Plans to Supervise Localbitcoins Operations

On Monday, the Helsinki-based peer-to-peer crypto exchange Localbitcoins announced it is adding several different identification processes in order to improve AML and KYC requirements. The move to bolster the new customer verification procedure follows Finland’s Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA) mandating supervision over exchange operations. Also read: Mineable Cryptocurrencies Are Far More Valuable Than Non-Mineable Coins …

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How to Install a Crypto Widget on Your Website

For many businesses, startups in particular, the introduction of cryptocurrency features into their online platforms can bring tangible benefits. Integrating cryptocurrency payment options and providing market information about digital coins has the potential to attract customers from a community that favors fast and inexpensive electronic payments. Also read: Bitcoinmap.cash Helps You Find Places to Spend …

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