Developers can now test an early version of bitcoin's much-hyped Lightning Network. Released by one of the most prominent startups working on the…
As 2016 comes to a close, bitcoin development remains at a crossroads. Take the long-anticipated scaling solution, the Lightning Network. An…
Jim Harper takes aim at bitcoin's so-called "successes" in 2016, arguing that deficient dialogue is holding back it and other blockchain-based monies.
Despite the size of the change, bitcoin businesses have yet to champion a newly introduced protocol upgrade.
If they so choose, miners can now safely signal their support for a major bitcoin update.
There aren't many steps left before bitcoin's Lightning Network will be finished — or at least an early version of it.
A bitcoin mining conference held by one of the network's largest miners saw what some have labeled an unscientific discussion of scaling the network.
With little likelihood of a single scaling solution that will please everyone, is a hard fork inevitable?
A small tweak to bitcoin could have a big impact.
The future of bitcoin could be impacted by a mysterious new mining pool, one that has shown it's willing to go its own way on technical debates.