Bitcoin Startup Brings Lightning Network Payments to Amazon, Whole Foods

Bitcoin Startup Brings Lightning Network Payments to Amazon, Whole Foods

U.S.-based payments startup Fold has made Lightning Network payments possible at Amazon, Starbucks, Uber and other big name retailers. United States-based payments startup Fold has made Lightning Network (LN) payments possible at Amazon, Starbucks, Uber and other big name retailers. The news was revealed in an official blog post published on July 10.As previously reported, the Bitcoin (BTC) Lightning Network is a second-layer solution to bitcoin’s scalability limitations, opening payment channels between users that…

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Crypto Startup Launches Lightning-Powered BTC Payments Functionality for E-Commerce Sites

Crypto Startup Launches Lightning-Powered BTC Payments Functionality for E-Commerce Sites

Crypto startup Moon is launching a web browser extension that allows e-commerce shoppers to use their LN BTC wallets. Crypto payments processing startup Moon is launching a web browser extension that allows e-commerce shoppers to use their Lightning Network (LN) bitcoin (BTC) wallets for purchases on sites like Amazon. The news was reported by Moon’s official Twitter on April 22.While Moon’s regular Chrome browser extension is already available on the Chrome web store, the…

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Crypto Exchange Gemini Rolls Out Native Wallet Support for SegWit Bitcoin Addresses

Crypto Exchange Gemini Rolls Out Native Wallet Support for SegWit Bitcoin Addresses

Gemini, the crypto exchange founded by the Winklevoss twins, has updated its wallet infrastructure to include support for SegWit bitcoin addresses. Gemini, the crypto exchange founded by the Winklevoss twins, has updated its wallet infrastructure to include support for Segregated Witness (SegWit) bitcoin (BTC) addresses. The news was revealed in a Gemini blog post on April 15.SegWit is a scalability solution for the bitcoin network, first activated in late 2017. As well as increasing…

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