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Bitcoin difficulty rises after 3 falls and marks the reactivation of mining

Bitcoin mining difficulty increase chart

Key facts: The hashrate rose 10% at the end of July and reached 212 EH/s. Between the end of June and July, the difficulty had fallen 2.6 T in total. Yesterday, Thursday, August 4, the mining difficulty of the Bitcoin network rose after six consecutive weeks (three periods) registering falls. Now, the value is at …

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Renting payment channels in Bitcoin is already possible in this Lightning Network client

A developer released the version alpha software that enables nodes using the Core Lightning Network (CLN, formerly known as c-lightning) client to offer zero-cost hosted channels. Under the name “Poncho”, allusive to the clothing of South American communities, this new software enables this function. It should be noted that the channels hosted or hosted channels …

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Tron founder will give 1 million ETH to those who fork Ethereum before the Fusion

Key facts: Justin Sun maintains that he will support developers and community of the network that is forked from Ethereum. The Ethereum hard fork would duplicate the transaction history, creating a new balance. Justin Sun, founder of Tron (TRX), is taking a position on the next Ethereum upgrade, which would arrive in September. Through a …

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This exchange will allow receiving the Ethereum forks that arise during the merger

This article contains referral links. Know more. Poloniexone of the oldest cryptocurrency exchanges on the market, has announced that it will support all forks around the Ethereum merger. As reported by CriptoNoticias, a group of miners has the initiative to continue maintaining the Ethereum network with proof of work (PoW)which would create, at the time …

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Goodbye Zcash! Mining in Braiins will focus only on Bitcoin

Key facts: Zcash miners will have one month to migrate to another pool and collect rewards. The decision coincides with the launch of Braiins Pool, the new name for Slush Pool. The company that manages the oldest mining pool in the ecosystem is concentrating all its energy on Bitcoin mining. Braiins’ announcement is especially targeted …

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How stablesats, “dollarized” bitcoins, work on the Lightning network

Transaction on the walley Galoy

The recent launch of a product that “dollarizes” the BTC balance, in a Lightning network wallet, opens up a range of possibilities to establish a native Bitcoin “banking economy”. This is the initial approach of Galoy, the company that developed the Bitcoin Beach wallet in El Salvador. Now announced the launch of a “dollarized” bitcoin, …

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Digital dollars reach the Bitcoin network with this Galoy project

Key facts: Galoy’s synthetic dollar will run on top of the Lightning network, backed with BTC. The project raised USD 4 million for the development of a banking infrastructure. The company that developed the Bitcoin Beach wallet in El Salvador intends to create a market denominated in synthetic US dollars, backed by bitcoin (BTC). To …

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New version of RaspiBlitz software arrives for Bitcoin and Lightning Network nodes

RaspiBlitz interface

The software for managing Bitcoin and Lightning network nodes simultaneously, RaspiBlitz, released its new version 1.8.0. In addition to the addition of new features, the updated version also includes improvements to clients and other functions that this system already had. RaspiBitz is a software specially designed for a type of hardware known as Raspberry Pi, …

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Manufacturers aim to sell Ethereum Classic mining equipment

Manufacturers aim to sell Ethereum Classic mining equipment

With the imminent abandonment of Ethereum mining, ASIC equipment manufacturers are turning their efforts towards other networks. Among them stands out Ethereum Classic (ETC). Currently, both Ethereum and Ethereum Classic, allow mining with graphics cards or GPUbut there are also specialized ASICs. One of these teams is the Antminer A9, launched in early July by …

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