Bitcoin Lightning Network News

Bitcoin Lightning Network News

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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...

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...

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...

Bitcoin Isn’t About Disrupting Credit Card Payments

Ever since bitcoin captured the hearts and minds of the mainstream press in 2013, many tech and finance experts have come out and said...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...