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Scaling, Layer 2 And Cryptographic Innovations Discussed At Consensus 2018

At Consensus 2018 today, as it has been for the past three years, scaling was at the forefront of everyone’s minds. “SCALING, LAYER 2 AND CRYPTOGRAPHIC INNOVATIONS” was created to address just that issue. Panel participants included Alin S. Dragos of the MIT Media...

Lightning on the horizon : Three Implementations, more APIs & a Growing World of LApps

The last few months of downside Bitcoin price-action have arguably proved something of a boon in the development activity pushing towards full mainnet Lightning Network deployment. After years of work from many talented developers and computer scientists, the Lightning network has made the transition...

The Bitcoin Scaling Debate Gets Heated at Deconomy

At the Deconomy Conference in Seoul, South Korea, Blockstream’s Samson Mow, and Bitcoin.com’s Roger Ver engaged in a heated debate. Ostensibly it was about bitcoin scaling but quickly morphed into an argument on the merits of Bitcoin Cash and the Lightning Network. In all, the...

Blockstream Introduces Lightning Applications With The Week of LApps

The last few months have seen an exciting increase in the pace of updates and news from the three main development teams working on the different Bitcoin Lightning Network clients. The recent mainnet beta announcement from Lightning Labs, has been followed for the past...

Here’s What Keeps Bitcoin Developers Up at Night as the Price Hits $10,000

The recent Baltic Honeybadger 2017 conference in Riga, Latvia featured an all star panel of Bitcoin developers and security experts on the second day of the event. During this panel, the participants were asked to explain what kinds of possible issues with Bitcoin keep...

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