Bitfury Brings Lightning Payments to US Payment Gateway HadePay

HadePay now features Bitfury’s Lightning Peach API, allowing merchants to accept Lightning Network transactions. Bitcoin (BTC) mining and development company Bitfury has entered into a partnership with United States payments processor startup HadePay to allow its merchants to accept Lightning Network (LN) transactions. The news was announced in a blog post from Bitfury’s on March […]

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Hodler’s Digest, March 4–10: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

In major news this week, university students seem to be making a profit mining crypto, and Jack Dorsey buys $10,000 of BTC a week. Top Stories This Week Research: ‘Free’ Electricity for Students Makes College Campuses Major Crypto Miners According to research from tech conglomerate Cisco, college campuses are the second-largest crypto miners across industry […]

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Ethereum Has More Than Twice as Many Core Devs per Month as Bitcoin: Report

Ethereum has the most developers working on its base protocol of all cryptocurrencies, not counting community project developers. Ethereum (ETH) has the most developers working on its base protocol of all cryptocurrencies, not counting community project developers, according to a report by crypto asset management firm Electric Capital. The report was published in a Medium […]

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Swiss Blockchain Hackathon in June Includes Partnerships With PwC, Amazon Web Services

Switzerland will host the Swiss Blockchain Hackathon in June 2019, with the partnership of major firms like PwC. Switzerland will host the Swiss Blockchain Hackathon later this year in a bid to help companies find real-life applications of blockchain technology, according to an announcement published on Feb. 27. The three-day event is reportedly organized by […]

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Derivatives Giant Fidelity Investments Receives and Passes on the Lightning Torch

Financial derivatives company Fidelity Investments has received and passed on the Lightning Torch. Financial derivatives giant Fidelity Investments received and passed on the Lightning Torch, as revealed by tweet by the company sent on Feb. 22. Just like the Olympic torch, the Lightning Torch is being passed between members of the Lightning Network community. The […]

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