Lightning Network

1000 WBTC Minted Today on Ethereum Dwarfs Entire Lightning Network

One thousand Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC) were minted today on the Ethereum network (ETH) —  a single transaction that represents mor...

Here’s Why Exchanges Haven’t Integrated Bitcoin’s Lightning Network

The Lightning Network has been live for a few years now, but Bitcoin exchanges still haven’t joined the party — at least for th...
May 12, 2020
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Tim Draper Doubles Down on His $250k BTC Prediction

Speaking at Virtual Blockchain Week, famed venture capitalist Tim Draper confirmed that he is sticking to his six-figure Bitcoi...

Major Asian Ticketing Agency Accepts Bitcoin on Lightning Network

Vietnamese online ticketing agency Future.Travel now accepts Bitcoin (BTC) payments via the Lightning Network (LN), with funds ...

The Law is Coming for Bitcoin, Warns Satoshi Claimant Craig Wright

The man who claims to be Satoshi Nakamoto says 2020 is the year the law comes for Bitcoin. Writing on his personal blog, Craig ...

Blockchain R&D Funding Is Vital, but It Mostly Comes From One Source

On March 4, Twitter topman Jack Dorsey’s digital-assets payment company Square Crypto released a statement showcasing its suppo...

Lightning Networks Has Yet to Strike Adoption, but Don’t Count It Out

For a currency to be considered useful as money, it has to serve three fundamental purposes. It should function as a medium of ...

Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Found More Centralized Than Expected by Researchers

The Lightning Network’s (LN) configuration is becoming increasingly centralized, with multiple hubs being formed. This is the f...

The Latest Cryptography Advances Set to Change Blockchain

Cryptocurrencies could not exist without cryptography. Advances in this field can have far-reaching impacts on blockchain techn...

Twitter, Square Stock 20% Price Surge Boosts Bitcoin Lightning Network

Perhaps the two most prominent supporters of Bitcoin’s (BTC) Lightning Network have seen their share prices rocket this week as...