Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Micropayments

A Number of Hong Kong Vending Machines Support Bitcoin Cash Payments...

Just recently, cryptocurrency evangelist Roger Ver shared a video on Twitter that shows a number of vending machines in Hong Kong that accept...

Researcher’s Scathing Lightning Network Analysis Finds Flaws

On January 7, digital preservation researcher David Rosenthal published an overview of BTC’s Lightning Network (LN) which claims LN infrastructure isn’t decentralized and...

4 Noncustodial Bitcoin Cash-Powered Payment Button Generators

Bitcoin cash development is popping, whether it’s from engineers programming infrastructure or developers creating third-party resources. One innovative concept is the use of...

The Specs Behind Bitcoin’s Lightning Pass Their First ‘Formal’ Security Test

A pair of researchers have released the results of a formal verification of the lightning network, saying it's "as secure as bitcoin." Source link...

You Can Now Buy Lightning-Powered Bitcoin With a Credit Card

Payments startup Breez has unveiled a new feature allowing lightning-based bitcoin purchases directly from its mobile app. Source link

Ripple to Give Away 1 Billion XRP in Massive Bid to...

Ripple is making a major investment in Coil, a media platform that pays content creators XRP. Source link

Imgur Receives $20M From Ex-Ripple CTO’s Payments Startup

Imgur received $20 million in investment from a payment startup founded by ex-Ripple CTO Stefan Thomas Source link

Imgur Raises $20 Million From Ex-Ripple CTO’s Micropayments Startup

The popular image hosting site Imgur is tying up with a micropayments startup founded by Ripple's former CTO. Source link

Can Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Power Payments in a Japanese Bar?

A bar in Japan is teaming up with a locally-based lightning startup to let customers pay using the experimental payments network. Source link

Testing the Noncustodial Button Wallet With BCH Over Telegram Messenger

Users of the Telegram-infused cryptocurrency Button Wallet can now purchase digital assets through its partnership with the payment processor Wyre. Button Wallet allows...