A new type of lightning tech for swapping different types of transactions is seeing new tests with real money on the line.
Chaincode is launching a new "residency" in New York that will focus on helping developers build their own Lightning Network apps
A private version of the crypto protocol lightning network is headed to zcash, with the potential it could be added for other blockchains soon.
Lightning nodes are making money – albeit not much – displaying the potential for a growing fee market on the layer two tech.
An influx of lightning apps are mostly silly, but they demo a serious point: the tech enables bitcoin to compete with traditional payment rails.
CoinGate is making Lightning payments accessible for mainstream merchants and reaping research in return.
Developer Jonathan Wheeler plans to airdrop bitcoin across Venezuela, in an ambitious attempt at quelling the country's ongoing economic crisis.
A new digital art project, covered in crypto politics and penises, displays a serious use for bitcoin's layer-two tech, the lightning network.
The rise of solutions like the lightning network suggests crypto can have its cake and eat it too. Transactional scaling may just be the icing.
The lightning network is still new, but a group of its devs are already thinking about an alternative technology to better protect users' funds.