bitcoin lightning network

The cryptocurrency world is growing really fast offering high-profile and sophisticated projects to the Bitcoin community. Sidechain Elements and Lightning Network are those incredible ideas that are coming true.

July 6th, 2018

3 transactions per second – that is the current capacity of Bitcoin. The price of the cryptocurrency is closely tied to its ability to process at least as many transactions as the traditional financial services. The Lightning Network may be the solution, but the mass adoption of this technology is likely to face some problems.

May 22nd, 2018

Happy Bitcoin Pizza Day! Eight years ago Laszlo Hanyecz made a history buying two pizzas for 10,000 Bitcoins. It was the first ever purchase with BTC.

May 16th, 2018

The well-known cryptocurrency investor strikes an upbeat tune about Bitcoin Cash (BCH) despite its steady decline in price in the wake of recent hard fork that he called an upgrade.

May 15th, 2018

Bitcoin Cash, launched on August 1, 2017 as a result of dividinng Bitcoin, is making several upgrades today. The most sufficient changes are increasing of the maximum blocksize from 8 to 32 MB, adding or reactivating several Bitcoin script operation codes.

April 24th, 2018

The total number of active nodes on Lightning Network,the most exciting development in the whole blockchain ecosystem, has crossed 2,000, while its total network capacity has passed $150,000.

‘We’re Back to a Bitcoin, Not Blockchain World,’ Says Lightning Labs CEO
April 9th, 2018

Lightning Labs continues its way of changing the crypto ecosystem, offering more advanced, faster and cheaper transactions than blockchain does.

March 16th, 2018

The mainnet release of the Lightning Network software is deemed as one of the most thoroughly tested versions of the Lightning Network technology.

March 13th, 2018

With the ongoing speed of the development of Lightning Network, analysts believe that the official release of the first version of the mainnet can occur anytime soon.

February 26th, 2018

Laszlo Hanyecz, the first BTC pizza purchaser does it again, but this time through a Lightning Network.

February 1st, 2018

Coingaming Group, a famous Bitcoin gaming operator, is looking forward to adopt Bitcoin’s Lightning Network – a breakthrough payment solution.

January 25th, 2018

On January 24, Bitcoin’s new hard fork named Bitcoin Atom (BCA) took place at block number 505888.

January 24th, 2018

Bitcoin Atom hard fork will bring several new features to the dais, including atomic and lightning swaps, hybrid consensus model and much more.

January 22nd, 2018

Bitcoin scalability gets a push as Lightning Network, a promising solution which debuted on the Bitcoin mainnet, gains momentum.