Browsing the "Lightning Network" Tag

Lightning Labs Mobile App Gets 2,000 Downloads in 24 Hours

| Leigh Cuen

The new mainstream-friendly mobile wallet from Lightning Labs saw 2,000 downloads on Day 1. Next up for the company: merchant services.

Breez Reveals Lightning-Powered Bitcoin Payments App for iPhone

| Daniel Kuhn

Now in beta for the iPhone, Breez's app harnesses lighting, Neutrino and atomic swaps to make bitcoin P2P payments feasible for daily transactions.

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A Protocol for Issuing Tokens Launches on Bitcoin’s Lightning Network

| Leigh Cuen

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.

Bitcoin Startup Bitrefill Raises $2 Million Funding for Global Expansion

| Leigh Cuen

The lightning-centric bitcoin startup plans to use this funding to expand services to almost every country in the world by 2020.

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Could Bitcoin’s Lightning Power Mobile Communications? This Startup Thinks So

| Alyssa Hertig

New research from mobile mesh networking company goTenna explores how bitcoin's lightning network can help decentralize mobile communications.

Fraud-Fighting ‘Watchtowers’ to Arrive in Next Bitcoin Lightning Release

| Alyssa Hertig

So-called lightning network "watchtowers" -- a much-anticipated next step for securing the network -- are coming soon.

Samourai, Nodl to Launch Bitcoin Lightning Node With Mixing Features

| Leigh Cuen

A new hardware partnership is helping the team behind Samourai Wallet extend their obsession with privacy to the world of bitcoin nodes.

Lightning Co-Creator Releases Code for Bitcoin Scaling Concept

| Alyssa Hertig

Co-author of the lightning network white paper Tadge Dryja has released new code for a proposed scaling solution he's been working on for a year.

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Can Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Power Payments in a Japanese Bar?

| Alyssa Hertig

A bar in Japan is teaming up with a locally-based lightning startup to let customers pay using the experimental payments network.

Lightning App for Sending Bitcoin Tips on Twitter Is Now Easier to Use

| Alyssa Hertig

An app that lets you send lightning tips via Twitter just got a 1.0 software release with a set of new features.