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Guy Who ‘Lost’ 4 BTC on Lightning Network Has Recovered Most Funds

News One month on, a Redditor who “lost” 4 Bitcoin (BTC) on the Lightning Network has published advice based on his experience. In a thread posted to the r/Bitcoin community on Dec. 1, Redditor ZipoTm revealed that the Lightning community had given him “huge support” by helping him to save his coi..

Reddit Crypto Tipping Service TipJar Shuts Down

News TipJar, an Ethereum (ETH)-powered service that allowed redditors to send micropayments to each other in Ether and ERC-20 tokens, was shut down on Oct. 7. Its website is still operational but will be also closed on April 10, 2020. In a Reddit announcement published on the same day, TipJar’s de..

Redditor Spots Imposter Website for Trezor Bitcoin Wallet

News A Redditor has apparently spotted an imposter website for Bitcoin (BTC) hardware wallet Trezor. “Imposter site trying to steal your Bitcoin”On Oct. 4, Reddit user castorfromtheva posted about the website, stating that they conducted a test to confirm that it was not genuine. They said: “I jus..

Decentralized Brave Browser Tops Chrome in Google Play Rankings in Japan

News The popularity of the decentralized blockchain-enabled web browser Brave continues to grow as it has outranked other browsers in Google Play rankings in Japan. Brave beats rival browsersAccording to a Reddit post on Sept. 8, this is the first time that the privacy-focused Brave browser has ov..

Popular Ethereum Sub-Reddit Splits Amid Charges of “Tyranny”

A popular Ethereum sub reddit has undergone a de facto fork of its own. On August 18th, Jeremiah Nichol — a moderator on popular casual Ethereum subreddit r/ethrader — published a post written by five of his peers that announced their collective departure from the forum and creation of the new alte..

Online Sentiment Toward Crypto Market in 2019 — Attitudes Are Positive

Analysis Despite all of the bad press that the digital asset industry continues to receive on an almost daily basis, it appears as though the overall sentiment of the online communities in regard to this burgeoning domain is still pretty positive. For example, Comparitech — a research firm that pr..

Over 83% of Bitcoin Discussions Are ‘Positive’ on Reddit: New Study

News Technology researchers Comparitech have used machine learning to analyze over 48k Reddit posts to determine which cryptocurrencies are viewed the most favourably. The study also included 7,500 articles from national and international news outlets. Articles were scored based on positive and ne..

Blockchain Browser Brave Launches Token Tipping Service for Twitter Users

News The blockchain-based decentralized internet browser Brave now allows Twitter users to tip content creators with its native Basic Attention Tokens (BAT). Brave discussed the public launch of its token tipping service in an announcement on Aug. 1, wherein users can reportedly specify the amount..

Reddit Roasts the IRS: Have America’s Tax Collectors ‘Gone Crypto Fishing’?

In a juicy little chunk of news from the Redditsphere, a user claiming to be a former IRS employee has called the agency’s new crypto compliance letters “broad and very error-prone fishing expeditions.” The throwaway account details the “really bad data” used by the agency, saying they’re operating ..

Reddit Co-Founders’s Fund Leads $3.75M Round for Blockchain Gaming Studio

News Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian’s venture fund led a $3.75 million seed round for blockchain-powered video game studio Horizon Blockchain Games. According to a press release on July 17, Ohanian’s venture fund Initialized Capital led the new seed round alongside other major blockchain investo..

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