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A Lightning API for Bitcoin Futures Data Has Launched

| Alyssa Hertig

An experimental service that allows users to pay for futures data from exchanges Kraken and BitMEX via the lightning network is now live.

Bitfury Integration to Bring Bitcoin Lightning Payments to More Merchants

| Yogita Khatri

The Bitfury Group has partnered with business payments processor HadePay to bring lightning network-based bitcoin payments to merchants.

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It’s Getting Harder to Send Bitcoin’s Lightning Torch – Here’s Why

| Alyssa Hertig

An experiment pushing the boundaries of crypto payments, bitcoin's Lightning Torch is suffering liquidity issues due to its success.

Bitcoin Coders Send International Lightning Payment Over Ham Radio

| Alyssa Hertig

In what appears to be a first-of-its-kind transaction, developers have successfully sent a bitcoin lightning payment over radio waves.

Bitcoin’s Lightning Torch Enters Iran as Payment Experiment Blazes On

| Alyssa Hertig

Bitcoin's lightning torch has made it to Iran – a milestone participants feel shows the payment network's censorship resistance.

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Blockstream Releases Lightning Upgrade With New ‘Plugin’ Functionality

| Alyssa Hertig

New improvements to an existing code repository are set to make it easier for developers to build their own features into bitcoin's lightning…

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Bitcoin Lightning Tech Expands Beyond Invoices in Step Toward Better UX

| Alyssa Hertig

New tech by a principal developer could soon make it possible for bitcoin's lightning network to expand to new use cases.

LinkedIn Founder, Fidelity Latest to Carry Bitcoin’s ‘Lightning Torch’

| Daniel Palmer

The latest big names to join the bitcoin payments experiment are financial giant Fidelity Investments and LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman.

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A DIY Bitcoin Lightning Node Project Just Hit Its 1.0 Milestone

| Alyssa Hertig

A project aiming to empower people to build bitcoin lightning nodes has hit a notable milestone.

You Can Now Send Bitcoin Tips Over Lightning on Twitter

| Alyssa Hertig

When "liking" your favorite tweet isn't enough, you can now send small bitcoin tips via the lightning network.

You Can Now Send Bitcoin Tips Over Lightning on Twitter

| Alyssa Hertig

When "liking" your favorite tweet isn't enough, you can now send small bitcoin tips via the lightning network.