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.

Lightning Network Capacity Bursts Exponentially by 300% In Ten Days
November 23rd, 2018

At the new capacity, Lightning Network can handle nearly $2 million worth of BTC in payment channels.

Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Capacity Attains a New All-time High
November 14th, 2018

For the very first time, Lightning Network had a total of 4,026 nodes, of which 2,910 were public. The network capacity has crossed 123 BTC.

Bitcoin Startup Acinq Secures $1.7M to Give a Broader Push to Lightning Network Development
October 5th, 2018

ACINQ is going to allocate the funds raised in seed funding for promotion of mass adoption of the Lightning Network (LN).

Lightning Network in Use: Mocked-up Vending Machine Starts Accepting Bitcoins Through LN
October 3rd, 2018

Coca Cola can now be purchased with BTC, due to the power of the Lightning Network and Richardo Reis, the creator of a new crypto-capable vending machine.

Submarine Swaps Allow Users to Send Their Bitcoins to Lightning Network
September 10th, 2018

Lightning Network developer Alex Bosworth proposes interesting solutions for easy interoperability between the Bitcoin and the Lightning network.

Bitcoin’s Scalability Solution Lightning Network Achieves New Milestone with 100 BTC Capacity
September 7th, 2018

The remarkable progress of the Lightning Network over the last year could help spearhead Bitcoin payments in the mainstream financial market.

HTC’s New Blockchain-powered Smartphone will Support Litecoin, Charlie Lee Joins the Team as an Advisor
July 31st, 2018

Litecoin co-founder, Charlie Lee will become an advisor to HTC Exodus, the native blockchain smartphone supporting LTC and Lightning Network designed to be launched in autumn.

How the Lightning Network May Affect Bitcoin Price
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.

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.

Eltoo: the Latest Development in Bitcoin Lightning Tech for “Simplified” Off-Chain Transactions
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.