• Lightning Network Wallet Zap Launches Beta Release

    Lightning Network Wallet Zap Launches Beta Release

    This week software developer Jack Mallers released the beta version of a Lightning Network enhanced bitcoin wallet called “Zap.” Mallers introduces his new wallet and demo video in anticipation for Segregated Witness (Segwit) which will go live on the bitcoin network shortly.  

  • Game of Thrones Hackers Demand $7.5M in Bitcoin From HBO – or Spoiler Alert Galore

    Game of Thrones Hackers Demand $7.5M in Bitcoin From HBO – or Spoiler Alert Galore

    Just recently a group of hackers made off with 1.5TB of data from servers owned by the cable television network HBO. The thieves managed to leak a few unaired episodes of the network’s original shows and a Game of Thrones script from this Sunday’s new episode. According to reports, the hackers want a total of $7.5M in bitcoin for the cache of data or else they will slowly release a hoard of HBO’s unreleased shows.