The mainnet release of the Lightning Network software is deemed as one of the most thoroughly tested versions of the Lightning Network technology.
A new scheme for solving Bitcoin scalability issue has been designed by Conner Fromknecht and Olaoluwa Osuntokun. Atomic Multi-Path Payments over Lightning promises to enhance privacy and decentralization to facilitate Bitcoin payments.
On January 24, Bitcoin’s new hard fork named Bitcoin Atom (BCA) took place at block number 505888.
Bitcoin Atom hard fork will bring several new features to the dais, including atomic and lightning swaps, hybrid consensus model and much more.
Bitcoin scalability gets a push as Lightning Network, a promising solution which debuted on the Bitcoin mainnet, gains momentum.
The heart of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies is decentralization. But are cryptocurrencies really decentralized now, or there is a hidden hand ordering around?
Lightning Bitcoin is the first hard-forked coin that works on DPOS consensus mechanism in order to make Bitcoin transfers lightning-fast.
Amidst all the confusion relating to the SegWit2x hard fork, it has been confirmed that the hard fork has failed to go through in its scheduled time.
CEO of NAC Foundation, LLC, Marcus Andrade paves the way for his AML compliant cryptocurrency – AML BitCoin, to gain massive adoption at the level of governments and financial institutions.
Bitcoin Cash has undergone a hard fork creating a new software protocol for its blockchain that aims to reduce mining difficulties and attract miners to its platform.
The second derivative of Bitcoin namely the ‘Bitcoin Gold’ has finally gone live as developers publish the final software for the cryptocurrency.
The upcoming SegWit2x hard fork which was scheduled for November 16 has been canceled due to lack of consensus between the member of the community. Bitcoin will be splitting no more.