ACINQ Unveils Its ‘2nd Generation’ Bitcoin Lightning Network Wallet

News French Bitcoin (BTC) Lightning Network (LN) implementation developer ACINQ introduced its second-generation Lightning Network wallet, Phoenix, via Twitter, on Oct. 18. A video accompanying the post demonstrates a number of wallet functions, all accessed via a user-friendly interface. From set..

Fake Tor Browser Steals Bitcoin From Darknet Users, Warns ESET

News Major antivirus software supplier ESET has discovered a trojanized Tor Browser designed to steal Bitcoin (BTC) from buyers in the darknet. Fake browser distributed via 2 websitesTargeting users in Russia, the fake Tor Browser was distributed via two websites and has been stealing crypto from ..

Bitcoin Nears Half the Age of the Average Fiat Currency

Bitcoin (BTC) is headed to its 11th anniversary, inviting comparison to the life cycle of fiat currencies. Commenters pointed out that fiat currencies are actually prone to crises, and sometimes go through denominations, or simply disappear. Bitcoin has already reached 40% of the life expectancy of..

Raiffeisen Among 18 Banks in First Global Tokenized Collateral Trial

News Twenty-eight organizations including Raiffeisen and 17 other banks have participated in the successful completion of the Ivno Global Tokenized Collateral Trial. This is the first global token trial on the R3 Corda platform, hosted on Microsoft Azure, as reported on Oct. 17. Efficiencies in to..

Mike Novogratz: Bitcoin Price Could Fall as Low as $6,500

Bitcoin (BTC) hasn’t been doing all too hot as of late. The cryptocurrency is down by some 45% from its year-to-date peak of $14,000, sentiment has begun to flip widely bearish once again, and investors have begun to brace for Crypto Winter 2: Electric Boogaloo, so to speak. While the bearish price..

Bitcoin Has Already Reached 40% of Average Fiat Currency Lifespan

News Bitcoin (BTC) may only be ten years old, but it is about to match half the lifespan of the average fiat currency — while actually increasing in value. Average fiat dies in 27 yearsAs Bitcoin statistician and commentator Willy Woo noted on Oct. 18, the largest cryptocurrency has been around 40..