Lightning Network Reached Its All-Time High, Surpassing 4,000 Nodes

Bitcoin’s mainnet implementation of the Lightning Network (LN) reached a brand new milestone as it hit 4,000 nodes for the first time ever. Bitcoinist reveals that data from the monitoring resource 1ML has confirmed the latest growth of…

John McAfee Maintains Prediction That Bitcoin Will Surpass $1 Million During 2020 – He Believes Centralization Is Not Freedom

John McAfee is a famous tech-centric entrepreneur turned into a crypto enthusiast. He recently had an exclusive interview with CoinTelegraph and discussed the current state of cryptocurrencies. Overall, he maintains his belief that Bitcoin will surpass $1 million…

Cryptojacking: Canadian University Forced To Shut Down Its Networks Due To A Crypto Mining Malware

The computer systems of the University of St. Francis Xavier, located in Nova Scotia, Canada, were infected with a crypto mining malware that has forced the disconnection of the entire internal network. This type of cyberattack is known…

BitFury, Crypto Mining Company, Accomplished An $80 Billion Funding Phase

The blockchain solutions group, BitFury, a crypto mining company, announced Tuesday that it had closed an $80 million round of private financing with global investment firms, such as Macquarie Capital, Asian financier Dentsu, European companies Armat Group and…

Winklevoss Brothers, Owners of Gemini Crypto Exchange, Sued Charlie Shrem For 5,000 Bitcoin (BTC)

Brothers Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, founders of the Gemini cryptocurrency exchange, filed a lawsuit against Charlie Shrem, one of the first Bitcoin (BTC) investors and a former financial advisor to the twins in 2012, for 5,000 BTC that…

Novogratz Predicts Bitcoin’s Price To Surpass $20,000 After Q2 2019 – Bulls Could Be Triggered By Increasing Institutional Interest

Former Wall Street banker Mike Novogratz has forayed into the crypto ecosystem a while ago. He has never shied away from making predictions regarding the future of crypto and the value of digital assets such as Bitcoin. Even if…