Lightning Network

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Telecom Giant and T-Mobile Parent Deutsche Telekom Plans to Mine Bitcoin
The company also revealed that it's running Bitcoin and Lightning network nodes.
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Ark (Greg Reese/Pixabay)
Bitcoin Layer 2 Ark Protocol's Team Forms New Firm as Lightning Network Competitor
Layer-2 protocol Ark is built to allow off-chain payments in a way that avoids what creator Burak Kecli referred to as "inbound liquidity" problem of Lightning.
Ark (Greg Reese/Pixabay)

Strike CEO Jack Mallers speaking at the Bitcoin 2023 conference in Miami Beach, Florida (Frederick Munawa)
Bitcoin-Focused Payments App Strike Rolls Out Services to Africa
"Many countries on the continent are grappling with high inflation rates and devaluing currencies, making it challenging for people to save and build wealth," the firm said in...
Strike CEO Jack Mallers speaking at the Bitcoin 2023 conference in Miami Beach, Florida (Frederick Munawa)

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Which Is the Best Self-Custody Lightning Wallet?
Bitcoin educator Anita Posch tested the Blixt, Green, Mutiny, Phoenix and Zeus Lightning wallets while traveling in Zimbabwe.
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Bitcoin Could See Growth in Layer-2 Ecosystem, Drawing on Ethereum's Experience: Report
The report by Singapore-based blockchain investment Spartan Group and Kyle Ellicott details how these auxiliary networks have drawn a page from the Ethereum blockchain's playb...
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Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong (CoinDesk)
Coinbase CEO Confirms Exchange Will Support Lightning, Which Dramatically Speeds Up Bitcoin Payments
Brian Armstrong, while announcing the decision, calls BTC “the most important asset in crypto.”
Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong (CoinDesk)

Binance integrates Lightning Network. (Leon Contreras/Unsplash)
Lightning Network Bitcoin Deposits Now Live on Binance
Binance joins Kraken and Bitfinex in offering lightning network deposits.
Binance integrates Lightning Network. (Leon Contreras/Unsplash)

Mutiny wallet team. (Twitter user @SpecificMills)
Mutiny’s New Browser-Based Bitcoin Wallet on Lightning Avoids App Store Restrictions
The company says it’s the “first self-custodial lightning wallet that runs on the web.”
Mutiny wallet team. (Twitter user @SpecificMills)

Binance Sets Up Bitcoin Lightning Nodes to Ease Deposits and Withdrawals
Binance Sets Up Bitcoin Lightning Nodes to Ease Deposits and Withdrawals
Crypto exchange Binance said it has set up Lightning nodes on the Bitcoin network to eventually offer Lightning-based bitcoin deposit and withdrawal services to users, accordi...
Binance Sets Up Bitcoin Lightning Nodes to Ease Deposits and Withdrawals

Apple Rejects Bitcoin Wallet Zeus (Lauren Heymann/Unsplash)
Apple Rejects Bitcoin Wallet Zeus a Day After Threatening to Delist Damus
The tech giant cited transmission of a virtual currency without necessary licenses and permissions as the primary reason for the app’s rejection, according to Zeus’ founder.
Apple Rejects Bitcoin Wallet Zeus (Lauren Heymann/Unsplash)