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Jack Dorsey Will Help You Get Your Own Custom Bitcoin Lightning Network Node

Jack Dorsey Will Help You Get Your Own Custom Bitcoin Lightning Network Node

Spiral, a subsidiary of Square, whose CEO is the ex-CEO of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, has launched, after two years of work, a development kit that allows interested parties to set up their own node on the Bitcoin Lightning network in a totally personalized way. The announcement was made through a “documentary” published in the Spiral’s …

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Which Bitcoin node is faster to install? Developer compares 7 softwares

Which Bitcoin node is faster to install?  Developer compares 7 softwares

Key facts: They compare clients Bcoin, Bitcoin Core, btcd, Gocoin, Libbitcoin Node, Mako and Stratis. The fastest of these clients synchronized the Bitcoin blockchain in 6 hours and 53 minutes. If you want to be completely sovereign over your money, it is not enough to own bitcoins (BTC) in a self-custodial wallet. An extra step …

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There are 6 days to activate Taproot: is Bitcoin in danger if I do not update my node?

There are 6 days to activate Taproot: is Bitcoin in danger if I do not update my node?

Just over 800 blocks need to be added to the chain, which must happen in less than 6 days, for Taproot to be activated in Bitcoin. The most important Bitcoin network and software update of the last 5 years is coming in a very short time, but the proportion of participating nodes has not yet …

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There are 2 weeks left to activate Taproot in Bitcoin, have you already updated your node?

There are 2 weeks left to activate Taproot in Bitcoin, have you already updated your node?

Key facts: At the time of writing, only 49.79% of the nodes are up to date. The version of Bitcoin Core compatible with Taproot is available from September 2021. Taproot, the update that promises to increase the long-term privacy and scalability of Bitcoin transactions, will go live in approximately two weeks, when block 709.632 is …

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El Salvador’s Bitcoin node can now transfer up to $ 1 million

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Key facts: The information was revealed by the group that created the wallet, Galoy, via Twitter this week. The increase in liquidity allows to have a greater capacity to execute transactions with BTC. The digital purse (wallet) native to the Bitcoin beach of El Salvador, «El Zonte», the Bitcoin Beach, registered this week more than …

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