Lightning Network

Bitcoin Lightning Nodes Claimed 2.22 BTC in ‘Justice’ Against Thieves: BitMEX

Bitcoin (BTC) Lightning Network nodes have claimed 2.2 BTC in “justice transactions” to deter potential thieves, a BitMex Resea...

Bitcoin Startup Brings Lightning Network Payments to Amazon, Whole Foods

United States-based payments startup Fold has made Lightning Network (LN) payments possible at Amazon, Starbucks, Uber and othe...

Bitstamp Crypto Exchange Sets Up Lightning Network Node

European crypto exchange Bitstamp has set up its own Lightning Network (LN) node to boost the network’s capabilities, the compa...

Electrum Will Support Bitcoin Lightning Network, Wallet’s Creator Reveals

Bitcoin (BTC) wallet Electrum will soon host support for the Lightning Network (LN), Russian cryptocurrency news outlet Forklog...

Gab Seeks $10M to Decentralize and Use ‘Free Speech Money’ Bitcoin

Social media platform Gab has made a bid to seal $10 million in a Series A crowdfunding round that will enable it decentralize ...

China Leads World in Tether Trading Volumes in 2019

Chinese cryptocurrency exchanges facilitate 60% of all stablecoin tether (USDT) trading globally, according to an analysis by D...

Bitfinex Plans to Launch Lightning Network Support for Stablecoin Tether: Report

Major cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex is looking to launch the USDT stablecoin operated by sister firm Tether on the Lightning...

RIF Labs Launches 3rd-Layer Scalability Solution Capable of Processing Up to 5K TPS

RIF Labs — owner of bitcoin-based smart contract sidechain Rootstock (RSK) developer RSK Labs — has launched a third-layer scal...

Lightning Labs Launches Lightning Network Client for Main Bitcoin Network

Blockchain development company Lightning Labs announced that it released the first alpha version of its Lightning Network (LN) ...

Crypto Startup Launches Lightning-Powered BTC Payments Functionality for E-Commerce Sites

Crypto payments processing startup Moon is launching a web browser extension that allows e-commerce shoppers to use their Light...