Bitcoin Lightning Network News

Bitcoin Lightning Network News

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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...

Bitcoin Will Need to Scale to Levels Much Higher Than Visa,...

During discussions and debates related to Bitcoin scalability, the idea of the blockchain handling Visa levels of transactions per second is often mentioned. While...

Investment Bank Praises Bitcoin Core Scaling Roadmap in Price Report

Investment bank and asset management firm Needham & Company recently released a report regarding their views on the future price of bitcoin. Their price...

Is the Bitcoin Blockchain a Court for Smart Contracts and Not...

The first response to Satoshi Nakamoto’s announcement of the Bitcoin white paper on a cryptography mailing list in 2008 was that the system does...

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...

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...

How Yours Has Already Implemented Lightning Network-Esque Bitcoin Micropayments

Yours is the latest social media application that gives audiences the ability to reward content creators via Bitcoin payments. The project is headed by...

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...

Exclusive: Bitcoin Developers Explain Addition of Tor-Style Onion Routing to Lightning...

Although the Lightning Network has the potential to help Bitcoin scale to millions of new users, the scheme powered by payment channels has become...

Vitalik Buterin on Misconceptions in the Private vs Public Blockchain Debate

Although Bitcoin enthusiasts often mock the concept of private blockchains, a lot of the money now coming into the blockchain ecosystem is focused on...