Blockstream created an ‘experimental’ Liquid Swap Tool introduced to Liquid Bitcoin Sidechain. The tool uses atomic swaps to trade more securely between tokens by eliminating middlemen who have suffered hacks and lost investors’ funds in the past.
Currently, Lightning Labs’ new desktop app, allowing for easy Bitcoin transactions, works on MacOS, Windows, and Linux devices, with applications for mobile devices already being planned.
The scalability solution used for Bitcoin has finally got TOR support, an optimized mechanism for smartphones and a full-fledged wallet.
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.
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.