At the new capacity, Lightning Network can handle nearly $2 million worth of BTC in payment channels.
Gaming platform XAYA is proud to announce their token sale which is currently live on the new Liquid Exchange platform.
Lightning Network developer Alex Bosworth proposes interesting solutions for easy interoperability between the Bitcoin and the Lightning network.
The remarkable progress of the Lightning Network over the last year could help spearhead Bitcoin payments in the mainstream financial market.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lightning Labs continues its way of changing the crypto ecosystem, offering more advanced, faster and cheaper transactions than blockchain does.