Bitcoin Lightning Network News

Bitcoin Lightning Network News

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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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

How Bitcoin Succeeded Where Ethereum Failed

Ethereum recently hard forked their blockchain to reimburse users who were affected by a poorly structured smart contract, known as The DAO. The hard...

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...

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...

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...