Zap’s Strike Moves to Public Beta – Bitcoin Magazine

Today, Zap, the Lightning wallet lead by developer Jack Mallers, has announced that their Strike product is now in public beta.   Previously, Strike had only been available through a closed, private beta program. In the private beta, Mallers claims that they have “already seen $100,000 in payments”. Strike is an application that allows you to transact …

Reddit Roundup – June 2020 – Bitcoin Magazine

Ladies and gentlemen, we bring you the first ever edition of Reddit Roundup by Nik and Flip of Bitcoin Magazine! This contains 50 links to most of the best quality content that was uploaded to Reddit for this month. Most links come from the popular r/bitcoin, but we also retrieved posts from other one as …

Amid the Crisis, a New Generation Is Ready for the Crypto Revolution

As the world’s nations and financial institutions plan their recovery from the unprecedented economic upheaval in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, more and more people are turning to digital assets. Cryptocurrency’s extraordinary resilience during the coronavirus crisis has lent renewed vigor to central banks’ plans to integrate digital currencies. Meanwhile, the younger generation is …

Lastbit’s Wallet Hopes to Make Spending Bitcoin Simple One Day – Bitcoin Magazine

Lastbit, a Berkeley-based startup, has announced the beta launch of their Bitcoin and Lightning-enabled wallet. The company claims that their new solution is meant to address three critical problems preventing Bitcoin’s mass adoption:  price volatility, slow transactions, and technical complexities. Their solution for all of those problems seems simple:  allow the merchants to be paid …