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This Week in Cryptocurrency: March 1, 2019

This week in crypto: Nasdaq launches crypto indices, Square flexes its Bitcoin wallet, and survey says…blockchain. Read it all in our weekly roundup.

Litecoin’s Mission to Become the Perfect Form of Money

Charlie Lee is determined to make Litecoin fully fungible and private in 2019. This is no easy task, we look at the different proposals on the table.

How Cryptocurrency Could Liberate Content Creators

Content creators are suffering from censorship and monetization problems more than ever. Learn how cryptocurrency projects could well be their savior.

An Introduction to Lightning Network Apps (LAPPs): Scaling Bitcoin

Unbeknownst to a majority of crypto-enthusiasts, one of the most exciting features of the recently-implemented Lightning Network is one of the least discussed: the ability to build decentralized-like apps (known…

Bitcoin Bubble? Why the Burst Might Be Good for Bitcoin & Blockchain

A measured look at the Bitcoin bubble, what its success meant to crypto, the opportunities for future growth, and the implications of its declining price.

Plasma: An Innovative Framework to Scale Ethereum

What is Plasma for Ethereum? Plasma is a framework to scale Ethereum blockchain’s processing power, and the brainchild of Vitalik Buterin, co-founder of Ethereum, and Joseph Poon. Prior to this project,…

Who is Behind the Lightning Network?

There’s a lot of interest in the Lightning Network and its abilities to solve Bitcoin’s scalability issues, but who’s behind it and what’s it all about?

Don’t Let the Markets Fool You: Bulls Run Amok

However, to look at the general movement of prices in the markets is a severely limited attempt at understanding innovation in the cryptocurrency industry.

Lightning Network is Here and It’s Already Seen Its First Purchase

The Lightning Network has officially been used for a physical purchase, a Reddit post by a TorGuard customer reveals. Will this be the start of more purchases?

What is the Lightning Network?  A Beginner’s Guide

What is the Lightning Network? Check out our Lightning Network introductory guide to get a better understanding of the off-chain transaction protocol.