lightning network

The blockchain technology company, Bitfury Group, has proposed a new hybrid routing solution that will increase transaction volumes in the bitcoin blockchain network.

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.

June 28th, 2018

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

May 29th, 2018

The new Eltoo proposal helps to significantly reduce the amount of data to be stored and in addition providing a safety net for user’s cryptocurrency holdings.

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 18th, 2018

China’s Public Blockchain Rankings raise discontent with Bitcoin, the world’s largest and most dominant cryptocurrency, being ranked 13th due to the limited use of its blockchain network.

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 26th, 2018

Coinbase and GDAX have adopted SegWit, which means that all their users will soon have an opportunity to enjoy lower fees and faster Bitcoin transactions.

February 7th, 2018

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.

February 6th, 2018

In a few weeks, Coinbase will offer their customers an update on Bitcoin SegWit which is expected to improve transaction capacity of the Bitcoin network.