Facebook’s Libra Is Here. But It Might Not Be What You Think.

Libra — sometimes referred to as “Facecoin” or “Zuckcoin” — is self-billed as “a simple global currency and financial infrastructure that empowers billions of people.” The introduction waxes cypher-poetic about the liberating nature of the internet and the potential for an online currency to unfetter

Automatic Bitcoin Micropayments Are Coming to Lightning Network

With the introduction of Joule Allowances, the Bitcoin network takes one step closer to achieving its potential for automated micropayments and ‘streaming money.’ Joule Allowances Enables BTC Auto-Micropayments Since its inception, Bitcoin has been trying to live up to its promise of being an enabler