Category: Lightning Network

To Scale Bitcoin, Little Improvements Will Need to Go a Long Way

Kaizen. The Japanese word for "improvement," and as it relates to business, it's the philosophy of continuous improvement on working…

Bitcoin Startup Acinq Raises $1.7 Million to Double Down on Lightning

Lightning isn't just a big hit with developers, the promising bitcoin technology is now attracting a little attention from investors.…

The Current State of the Bitcoin Network and Its Biggest Block

From soft and hard forks to protocol upgrades, to the implementation of Segwit and to the future outlook of the Lightning…

Quick Brew? BitFury’s Coffee Machine Accepts Bitcoin Via Lightning Network

Blockchain firm Bitfury has come up with a novel product aimed to make it easier to pay for products with…

This Tech Lets You Send Any Cryptocurrency to the Lightning Network

Did you know? Lightning addresses and bitcoin addresses are not compatible. What that means is that a user can't send…

Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Is Getting Its Own Hacker Camp

You're scrolling through an online electronic store, when a new drone catches your eye. Eager to fly it for real,…

The Code for an Anonymous Lightning Network is Now Live

The lightning network is due for a privacy boost. That's according to Dr. Ayo Akinyele, a computer scientist who has…

You Can Now Get Paid (A Little) For Using Bitcoin’s Lightning Network

Those running lightning nodes are earning a little extra bitcoin. Trumpeted as a way to scale bitcoin to handle mainstream…

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