Browsing the "Micropayments" 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.

Sorry, I Turned Off My Bitcoin Faucet (Because Money)

| Ofir Beigel

At its height, 99Bitcoins' faucet was making nearly $2,000 a month, even after giving away coins. Then things got complicated.

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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

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Stellar Goes In On Lightning with 2018 Launch Target

| Alyssa Hertig

Stellar isn't so far behind bitcoin in absorbing a faster and cheaper layer touted as the future of cryptocurrency payments.

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Lightning: The Bitcoin Scaling Tech You Really Should Know

| Alyssa Hertig

One of the most talked about technologies in development for bitcoin is the Lightning Network. But what does it do, and when might it be ready?

Lightning At Last? Bitcoin Scaling Layer Almost Ready

| Alyssa Hertig

Bitcoin's most anticipated scaling solution took a big step forward Tuesday with the presentation of new test results.

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Bitcoin Meets Netflix? Laolu Is Building a Lightning-Powered App for That

| Alyssa Hertig

The Lightning Network isn't yet live on bitcoin, but that doesn't mean developers aren't theorizing the kinds of ambitious apps that it could enable.

Raiden ICO: Ethereum Scaling Solution to Launch Publicly Traded Token

| Alyssa Hertig

Ethereum's answer to bitcoin's Lightning Network will have one notable difference – a publicly traded token to be sold in a Dutch auction in…

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Raiden Release: Simpler Micropayments Go Live on Ethereum’s Testnet

| Alyssa Hertig

The developers behind Raiden Network have launched an early, simplified version of the scaling solution on the ethereum test network.

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SatoshiPay to Stop Using Bitcoin Blockchain for Micropayments

| Chuan Tian

Another blockchain startup has announced it will no longer use bitcoin for its micropayments processing.