Infographic: The Pineapple Fund’s Unparalleled Impact

Bitcoiners have a giving streak. It’s true. No matter what narrative the mainstream media may hammer home about drugs, greed or wanton hedonism, Bitcoin’s community has a long-standing tradition of charitable action. Perhaps the earliest example of this is the Bitcoin100 charity drive. Bootstrapped in 2011 on the Bitcointalk forum, the organization raised at least…

Lightning Labs Announces $10 Million Raise As Lightning Loop Enters Beta

Lightning Labs, the startup spearheading development of the lnd Lightning Network client, today announced a $10 million Series A funding round, led by Craft Ventures. Accompanying the announcement, Lightning Labs also released its Lightning Loop service in beta, marking the company’s first commercial service to help resolve Lightning liquidity bottlenecks. “I think this funding round…

Keep Your Bitcoin Safe by Making Security a Habit

When considering how to keep your bitcoin safe, most users think about the hard stuff like buying a hardware wallet, using complicated passphrases, buying bulletproof safes and backing up seed words on steel … but most users ignore the easy stuff because it doesn’t seem to be linked to your coins. Unfortunately, it’s ignoring the…