One of the most talked about technologies in development for bitcoin is the Lightning Network. But what does it do, and when might it be ready?
Bitcoin's most anticipated scaling solution took a big step forward Tuesday with the presentation of new test results.
A new paper outlines an additional layer to the Lightning Network that would make payment channels even more scalable.
Day one of Scaling Bitcoin 2017 presented a change of pace for an event that grew out of the network's technical contention.
Bitcoin developers are making progress on Schnorr, a function for aggregating signatures and in turn, a way to increase the capacity of the network.
Ethereum's answer to bitcoin's Lightning Network will have one notable difference – a publicly traded token to be sold in a Dutch auction in…
Bitcoin Core's latest software includes optimizations designed to boost SegWit, a scaling upgrade that's still slowly rolling out across the network.
The chaos of bitcoin's scaling debate has pushed other public protocol's consensus mechanisms into a more strict and orderly framework.
The ethereum scaling solution Raiden has reached a notable milestone in a launch designed for early testing and developer feedback.
A new proposal for optimizing bitcoin's Lightning Network suggests off-chain micropayments could become even more scalable than conceived.