Casa introduces incentive features to encourage regular maintenance of bitcoin nodes

Bitcoin custody startup Casa wants its users to regularly check up on the status of their bitcoin nodes. On Tuesday, the startup announced the launch of Node Heartbeats, a new feature to "privately, quickly and securely check that your Casa Node is working properly." Along with Node Heartbeats, Casa is also announcing the Heartbeat SatsBack Reward program, which will reward its users for regularly using Node Heartbeats 0.0001BTC, (approximately $1), for sending at least five "heartbeats" a week.