Bitcoin Lightning Network News

Bitcoin Lightning Network News

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Bitcoin Could Reach Tremendous Scale Through Trustless Bitcoin Banks

TumbleBit is a second layer payments proposal for bitcoin that has mostly gained attention due to its ability to improve privacy for users, but...

A Simple Explanation of the Lightning Network

Network scalability has been a key topic of discussion in the bitcoin community over the past few years, and there are already many different...

Lightning Network Should Be Ready This Summer

Bitcoin’s saving grace for scalability (at least in the eyes of the vast majority of Bitcoin Core contributors) should be ready for use this...

Austin Hill Of Blockstream: A lot of the Discussions About Private...

Austin Hill is a man who's history is firmly cemented in the history of digital currencies, founding Zero knowledge systems in the 1990s, he hired and...

Erik Voorhees: Blockstream’s Conflict of Interest Not Necessarily a Bad Thing

The block size limit controversy has spilled into 2016, and it does not appear as though there is an end in sight for what...

Higher Fees May Force Bitcoin Companies to Get More Creative with...

For the longest time, it has been known that bitcoin transaction fees would rise once blocks became full on a more frequent basis. In...

Bitcoin Core Planning Improvements to Its Development Process

The group of contributors behind Bitcoin Core, the reference implementation of the Bitcoin protocol, have taken a lot of heat in the past year...

Eric Lombrozo: Bitcoin Needs Protocol Layers Similar to the Internet

Eric Lombrozo is the CEO of Ciphrex and a longtime contributor to Bitcoin Core. At the recent Blockchain Agenda Conference in San Diego, Lombrozo...

TumbleBit Part 3: Potential Privacy Improvements for Bitcoin’s Lightning Network

Note: This is part three of a three-part series on TumbleBit. You can read part two here or start from part one here. After TumbleBit...

Jeff Garzik: Sidechains a Better Bitcoin Scaling Solution Than Lightning Network

In a recent interview with Bitcoin Uncensored, Bitcoin Core contributor and Bloq Co-Founder Jeff Garzik shared his views on the issue of scalability in...