Lightning Network

‘Make Bitcoin Fun Again’: New Lightning App Lets You Buy Pizza With BTC

Over 150 people bought pizza with bitcoin this week by using the Lightning Network. The crypto payments startup Fold, which…

Altcoin Beam Announces Plans to Incorporate Mimblewimble Lightning Network

Privacy coin Beam (BEAM) has announced that it plans to introduce a Mimblewimble-compatible lightning network (LN), according to an paper…

Square CEO Jack Dorsey Says Bitcoin’s Lightning Is Coming to Cash App

A bitcoin scaling solution called the lightning network may soon come to Square’s Cash App for mobile payments. Twitter and…

Jack Dorsey Says Cash App Support for Lightning Network a Question of ‘When, Not If’

Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey — also the founder and CEO of United States-based Bitcoin (BTC)-supporting payments service Square…

Latest Lightning Code Release Trolls With a ‘Block Size’ Increase

The latest code version for the lightning network – often trumpeted as the future of bitcoin payments – includes a…

Bitcoin Community Celebrates as Twitter CEO Joins Lightning Network Relay

Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey has joined a community project demonstrating the functionality of Bitcoin’s (BTC) second-layer scaling protocol,…

Bitcoin’s ‘Lightning Torch’ Has Blazed Through 37 Countries So Far

The bitcoin community is currently immersed in an experiment called the “lightning torch.” The effort is intended to show the…

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