Why Africa Continues to Lag Behind in Cryptocurrency Adoption

Africa continues to dominate Google Trends search interest for “bitcoin,” but that has not translated into widespread adoption of cryptocurrency by users and businesses. Apart from opaque regulation and a lack of awareness, one of the major reasons for this

New Bitcoin Lightning App Scratches Online Content Monetization Itch

A new Bitcoin Lightning app presents an interesting take on the ‘paywall for written content’ concept where users crowdfund ‘scratching off’ one letter at a time. Scratch That Itch Bangkok-based French developer, Guillaume Verbal, unleashed an interesting take on the

8 Useful Browser Extensions for Cryptocurrency Users

Extensions, also known as plugins, provide a one-click way to customize your web browser. From filtering out offensive words to blocking unwanted ads, there’s a browser extension for that. Cryptocurrency users have a particular need for plugins to enhance their

IOTA Price Notes Minor Gains Following Zeux Integration

When the Bitcoin price tanks out of the blue, all of the other markets will follow suit in quick succession. Today is no exception in this regard, as the entire top 10 – except Tether – has lost over 1%

Craig ‘Satoshi’ Wright Claims to Have Filed 666 Blockchain Patents

The race to file blockchain patents has accelerated lately with one specific firm, Nchain Holdings, attempting to capture hundreds of distributed ledger-related patents. According to reports, self-proclaimed Satoshi – Craig Wright – and his Nchain business claim to have filed

Craig ‘Satoshi’ Wright Claims to Have Filed 666 Blockchain Patents

The race to file blockchain patents has accelerated lately with one specific firm, Nchain Holdings, attempting to capture hundreds of distributed ledger-related patents. According to reports, self-proclaimed Satoshi – Craig Wright – and his Nchain business claim to have filed

Lightning Introduces “Loop” To Keep Its Payment Channels Open

The Lightning Network is well known as an off-chain Bitcoin payment protocol that offers faster and cheaper transactions. Now, it has announced a related service called Loop, which will make it easier for users to receive a continuous flow of

Tor Adds Monero and Zcash Donations, Potentially Dropping BitPay

Tor, an anonymous web browser, has revealed that it is now accepting several different altcoins as donation methods. Users can now donate nine different cryptocurrencies to the project, including three privacy coins: Monero, Zcash, and Dash. Sarah Stevenson, Tor’s Fundraising