The first protocol for issuing tokens via bitcoin’s lightning network is aimed to rival ethereum's ERC-20. But that's a tall order.
A bar in Japan is teaming up with a locally-based lightning startup to let customers pay using the experimental payments network.
Devs are looking to make bitcoin's layer-two lightning network compatible with a payment standard used by all major browsers – and so far, so good.
A Bitfury-led engineering team has created a coffee vending machine capable of accepting bitcoin payments through the Lightning Network.
A new type of lightning tech for swapping different types of transactions is seeing new tests with real money on the line.
Chaincode is launching a new "residency" in New York that will focus on helping developers build their own Lightning Network apps
A private version of the crypto protocol lightning network is headed to zcash, with the potential it could be added for other blockchains soon.
Lightning nodes are making money – albeit not much – displaying the potential for a growing fee market on the layer two tech.
CoinGate is making Lightning payments accessible for mainstream merchants and reaping research in return.
A recently completed MIT test showcases how bitcoin might not just scale, but do so in a way where it's transactions are more expressive than today.