Lightning Network

Bitfinex Allows Lightning Network Shopping on Bitrefill with Bitcoin

Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex and crypto store Bitrefill partnered to allow the trading platform’s clients to shop with Bitc...

Bitcoin Lightning Network Payments Hit Bitfinex in Industry First

Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex has revealed the first of two major upgrades it says will completely change user payments and ...

Guy Who ‘Lost’ 4 Bitcoin Has Recovered Most Funds a Month Later

One month on, a Redditor who “lost” 4 Bitcoin (BTC) on the Lightning Network has published advice based on his experience. In a...
December 2, 2019
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Tor Project Now Accepts Bitcoin Over Lightning Network

The Tor Project, the nonprofit organization behind the anonymous network Tor, announced that it now accepts Bitcoin (BTC) donat...

Online Gaming Platform Lets Gamers Collect BTC In First-Person Shooter Game

Donnerlab, an online gaming platform that builds lightning games and applications, lets gamers hunt for Bitcoin (BTC) and pick-...
November 20, 2019
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Bitcoin’s Lightning Network ‘Pulled Me in’

Bond market veteran Nik Bhatia says that with Lightning, Bitcoin (BTC) has become an unprecedented asset by combining a store o...

Lightning Network Will Drive Bitcoin to $250,000 by 2023 — Tim Draper

Bitcoin (BTC) could be worth millions of dollars after 2022 as payment processors allow easier transactions, Tim Draper has for...

Airbnb Now Bookable With Bitcoin and Lightning Network via Fold App

Bitcoin payments app Fold now supports home-sharing giant Airbnb, the firm announced on Nov. 11. Now Fold users can get 3% back...

Fortnite Meets Bitcoin Lightning Network in New ‘Lightnite’ Video Game

Bitcoin-enabled (BTC) games startup Satoshis Games announced the development of a Fortnite-like game with built-in Lightning Ne...

Vertical and Horizontal Blockchain Scaling, Explained

3. Vertical scaling is done by improving the efficiency of each individual transaction, whereas horizontal scaling is achieved ...