Category: Lightning Network

Developers Test Cross-Blockchain Protocol for One-Way ERC20-Bitcoin LN Atomic Swaps

An R&D lab at crypto startup TenX has tested the use of its cross-blockchain interoperability protocol to transfer ERC20 tokens…

Subreddit /r/Bitcoin Hits One Million Subscriber Milestone

Stalwart Bitcoin (BTC) community subreddit “/r/Bitcoin” has hit the one million subscriber mark, according to a post from moderator “ibelite”…

Lightning-Powered Blog Sees 20,000 Bitcoin Micropayments in 7 Months

Few projects have done as much to explore crypto micropayments as the year-old Yalls blog created by Lightning Labs developer…

Bitcoin Veteran Jameson Lopp Named CTO of Crypto Startup Casa

One of the bitcoin community’s most beloved veterans just got a promotion. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, Casa has elevated Jameson…

Builders on Wall Street: Bitcoin Devs Host Lightning Hack Day

It was described as "not a normal conference." Sure, speakers took to the podium to present their futuristic ideas –…

Blockstream: When Will the Level of Dishonesty and Manipulation End?

The alleged Bitcoin-focused company Blockstream has raised over $100 million publicly, but has yet to be forthright with the Bitcoin community.…

The New Effort to Get Bitcoin’s Lightning Network In Every Browser

Touted as a way to make the world's most valuable cryptocurrency a more effective payment method, bitcoin's lightning network has…

Infamous Hacker George Hotz Calls Bitcoin Cash the ‘Real Bitcoin’

Well-known American hacker George Hotz, also known as Geohot, has been talking extensively about cryptocurrencies lately, and more specifically about…

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…

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