Lightning Network

Bitcoin Fees Jump to Nearly 1-Year Highs – But Why?

The average fees required to send a bitcoin transaction are on the rise again. After hovering steadily around the $0.50…

Ripple’s Xpring and Firm Behind Zcash Among Investors in Privacy-Focused Crypto Startup

Ripple’s fundraising arm Xpring announced in a blog post on April 17 that it has joined several companies to invest…

Crypto Exchange Gemini Rolls Out Native Wallet Support for SegWit Bitcoin Addresses

Gemini, the crypto exchange founded by the Winklevoss twins, has updated its wallet infrastructure to include support for Segregated Witness…

Bolt Labs Raises $1.5 Million Seed Round to Boost Lightning Privacy

Academic researcher Dr. Ayo Akinyele is working on a cryptographic solution to boost privacy across second-layer blockchain solutions like the…

Lightning Torch Reaches Final Destination, Over 0.4 BTC Donated to Humanitarian Aid

Charity-focused organization Bitcoin Venezuela tweeted on April 10 that the so-called Lightning Torch had reached its final destination, with all…

US Startup Raises $3.5 from Pantera, Others to Launch Decentralized Exchange on LN

The United States-based startup Sparkswap has completed a successful seed funding round to create a decentralized exchange based on the…

Pantera Leads $3.5 Million Round for Lightning-Powered SparkSwap DEX

A San Francisco-based decentralized exchange (DEX) called SparkSwap launched Monday, becoming the first North American exchange to fully integrate the…

Blockchain and DEX Startup Radar Releases New Lightning Network Developer Tools

Radar, the startup behind decentralized exchange Radar Relay that raised $10 million last year, announced that it will release new…

Startup Behind Ethereum DEX Releases Lightning Developer Tools

The startup Radar, which raised $10 million in a series A funding round last year, has revealed a new suite…

Bitrefill’s ‘Thor Turbo’ Lets You Get Started With Bitcoin’s Lightning Faster

Bitrefill has launched a new service that seeks to simplify the process of setting up payment channels on the lightning…

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