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Author Topic: [2018-02-12]Bitcoin is a hassle ... but maybe not for long  (Read 24 times)
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February 12, 2018, 03:22:54 PM
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Buying and selling with cryptocurrencies is hard. Every time you make a transaction, it's recorded in the blockchain, a digital ledger. That takes up a lot of resources, such as hard drive space. But a new technology called the Lightning Network could offer a way to speed up the process. It's a huge change in how cryptocurrencies could work. Marketplace Tech host Molly Wood spoke about it with Timothy Lee, a reporter at the tech news site Ars Technica. The following is an edited transcript of their conversation.

https://www.marketplace.org/2018/02/12/tech/marketplace-tech-blogs/bitcoin-hassle-maybe-not-long
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