Browsing the "Lightning Network" Tag

Lightning-Powered Blog Sees 20,000 Bitcoin Micropayments in 7 Months

| Leigh Cuen

The Lightning Network is already powering a real blogging platform with bitcoin micropayments.

Bitcoin Veteran Jameson Lopp Named CTO of Crypto Startup Casa

| Leigh Cuen

Casa has boosted Jameson Lopp to CTO eight months after he joined the crypto custody solutions startup as an infrastructure engineer.

Builders on Wall Street: Bitcoin Devs Host Lightning Hack Day

| Alyssa Hertig

At the Lightning Hackday, it was hard to keep up with all the futuristic ideas for bitcoin's layer-two, but some devs are focusing on the basics.

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The New Effort to Get Bitcoin’s Lightning Network In Every Browser

| Alyssa Hertig

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.

To Scale Bitcoin, Little Improvements Will Need to Go a Long Way

| Bailey Reutzel

Bitcoin Cash and SegWit in the past, it was a non-contentious year for the bitcoin developer community's annual Scaling Bitcoin conference.

Bitcoin Startup Acinq Raises $1.7 Million to Double Down on Lightning

| Alyssa Hertig

A new funding round shows that lightning technology isn't just a big hit with bitcoin developers - investors are getting interested, too.

Quick Brew? Bitfury’s Coffee Machine Accepts Bitcoin Via Lightning Network

| Nikhilesh De

A Bitfury-led engineering team has created a coffee vending machine capable of accepting bitcoin payments through the Lightning Network.

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This Tech Lets You Send Any Cryptocurrency to the Lightning Network

| Alyssa Hertig

A new type of lightning tech for swapping different types of transactions is seeing new tests with real money on the line.

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Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Is Getting Its Own Hacker Camp

| Alyssa Hertig

Chaincode is launching a new "residency" in New York that will focus on helping developers build their own Lightning Network apps

The Code for an Anonymous Lightning Network is Now Live

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

A private version of the crypto protocol lightning network is headed to zcash, with the potential it could be added for other blockchains soon.