Browsing the "Lightning Network" Tag

bitcoin, fees

Bitcoin Fees Jump to Nearly 1-Year Highs – But Why?

| Alyssa Hertig

The average fees required to send a bitcoin transaction are on the rise again, hitting their highest level in nearly a year in early April.

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Bolt Labs Raises $1.5 Million Seed Round to Boost Lightning Privacy

| Leigh Cuen

With $1.5 million in seed funding secured, Bolt Labs wants to bring privacy features to the lightning network and other blockchain solutions.

Sparkswap Raises $3.5 Million From Initialized, Pantera for Lightning-Powered DEX

| Leigh Cuen

Pantera-backed Sparkswap has launched to offer pro traders litecoin-to-bitcoin atomic swaps using the lightning network.

Startup Behind Ethereum DEX Releases Lightning Developer Tools

| Alyssa Hertig

Radar Relay, a decentralized exchange for trading tokens over ethereum, is branching out into bitcoin lightning technology.

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Bitrefill’s ‘Thor Turbo’ Lets You Get Started With Bitcoin’s Lightning Faster

| Alyssa Hertig

Bitcoin startup Bitrefill is launching a new service aimed at helping onboard users of the lightning network more quickly.

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10 Passes to Go: Bitcoin’s Lightning Torch Will Soon Burn Out

| Alyssa Hertig

The globe-trotting bitcoin payments experiment is nearing its end, having attracted participants like Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey.

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This New Lightning App Aims to Make Getting Paid in Bitcoin Easier

| Alyssa Hertig

A new service has launched to make it easier for people to accept money on bitcoin's lightning payments network.

Lightning Offers Growth Path for Emerging-Market Crypto Exchanges

| Leigh Cuen

Booted from India in a crypto banking crackdown, Zebpay is the latest exchange to use the lightning network to attract users.

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A Bitcoin Lightning Web Standard, Inspired By Ethereum, Is Gaining Steam

| Alyssa Hertig

Sending bitcoin lightning payments over the web might soon get easier. That’s because a new bitcoin standard for simplifying lightning…

How Lightning Makes Bitcoin Great Again (for Payments)

| Bailey Reutzel and Evan Engel

Lightning Labs' Alex Bosworth talks about how the lightning network provides bitcoin's best hope for becoming the payments network of the future.