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Lightning Labs Releases Software to Allow Bitcoin Developers to Mint and Transfer Assets on the Blockchain
The alpha version of Taro will make it possible to create peer-to-peer Bitcoin and Lightning-native stablecoins.
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Nodes on Bitcoin's Lightning Network Double in 3 Months
It took a whole year for the node count to double from 5,000 to 10,000. Three months later, it's over 23,000.
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The Lightning Network Is Going to Change How You Think About Bitcoin
The recent bull run was largely about bitcoin as an asset. The Lightning Network is a grander vision, and developers say it's slowly becoming a reality.
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Lightning Network's New Liquidity Marketplace Attracts a ‘Surprising’ Mix of Individuals, Enterprises
Lightning Labs’ new liquidity marketplace, Lightning Pool, has seen more early-stage growth than its creators expected.
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Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Is Getting a Marketplace for Payment Channel Liquidity
Lightning Labs new service, Pool, provides a marketplace for Lightning Network businesses and users to lease payment channel liquidity.
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New on Bitcoin’s Lightning Network: LND Adds Accounting Feature, c-lightning Gets an Upgrade
Lightning Labs made bookkeeping easier for node operators. Blockstream’s c-lightning 0.9.1 release improves channel opening and routing mechanisms.
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Total Value on Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Sets Another Record High Amid Market Rally
The layer 2 protocol holds $12.4 million worth of bitcoins.
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Ready to Wumbo: LND Enables More, Larger Bitcoin Transactions on Lightning
LND now supports Lightning Network wumbo channels. These channels have the capacity to hold more funds, and users can send larger bitcoin transactions.
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How to Protect Bitcoin for Your Heirs With the Push of a 'Dead Man's Button'
What happens to your bitcoin after you die? Lightning developers think a "dead man's button" could be a new tool to passing your crypto to your heirs.
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Bitcoin News Roundup for Feb. 6, 2020
With bitcoin headed back up towards $10,000, Markets Daily is back with a quick, time saving bitcoin-focused news roundup.
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