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Blockstream Introduces Atomic Swaps on Liquid Bitcoin Sidechain
July 4th, 2019

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.

Lightning Labs Completes Its Major Milestone Rolling Out Desktop App on Bitcoin Blockchain
April 24th, 2019

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. 

Blockstream’s C-lightning 6.0 Enters Beta
June 28th, 2018

The scalability solution used for Bitcoin has finally got TOR support, an optimized mechanism for smartphones and a full-fledged wallet.

Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Passed 2,000 Nodes While Total Network Capacity Crossed $150K
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.

Bitcoin Lightning Network Mainnet Reaches 1,000 Active Nodes
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.

Man who Bought Pizza with 10,000 Bitcoins Makes History Again with Lightning Network
February 26th, 2018

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