Lightning Network

Zap Dev: Use Lightning Network to Buy Bitcoin — Avoid Coinbase, BitPay

The creators of Bitcoin (BTC) wallet Zap have revealed a new tool for instantly purchasing Bitcoin using a bank account…

Lightning Wallet Zap Launches in-App OTC Desk for Bitcoin Buyers

Wallet developer Jack Mallers, the founder of Zap Solutions, wants to improve the Lightning Network’s user experience. To achieve that…

Tiny Block Advocates Speak Up After Veriblock ‘Abuses’ Bitcoin’s Block Size

The BTC community recently celebrated the fact that Segregated Witness (Segwit) transactions accounted for 50% of transactions and bech32 transactions…

Lightning Network Developers Warn of Bug That Could Cause Loss of Bitcoin

Developers have disclosed a security hole in various versions of bitcoin’s Lightning Network software that could cause users to lose…

Lightning Labs CTO Confirms LN Vulnerabilities ‘Exploited in the Wild’

Following a recent warning on vulnerabilities on Bitcoin’s (BTC) Lightning Network (LN), a startup claims to have found instances of…

You Can Now Buy Lightning-Powered Bitcoin With a Credit Card

Payments startup Breez has unveiled a new feature allowing lightning-based bitcoin purchases directly from its mobile app. The feature, made…

Casa Adds iOS and Android Support for Sats Mobile Wallet

Bitcoin (BTC)-focused technology firm Casa announced that its Sats mobile Bitcoin wallet app is now available for both iOS and…

Lightning Network Proving Less Electric for Bitcoin Than Promised

Bitcoin (BTC) turned 10 years old recently, and if someone were to tell its founder, Satoshi Nakamoto, in 2008 that the new…

Australian Coder Warns Users of Lightning Network’s Vulnerabilities

Australian software programmer and Bitcoin’s (BTC) Lightning Network coder Rusty Russell warned users that “security issues have been found in…

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