Ripple is making a major investment in Coil, a media platform that pays content creators XRP.
The popular image hosting site Imgur is tying up with a micropayments startup founded by Ripple's former CTO.
A bar in Japan is teaming up with a locally-based lightning startup to let customers pay using the experimental payments network.
A routing proposal is expected to be merged today into the official "specifications" of the lightning network, paving the way for new features.
Cent now enables direct messages with ether payments, even without downloading crypto wallet software.
A new app for the Apple Watch has been launched by bitcoin startup Bluewallet, which connects users to the nascent lightning network.
The Coil blogging platform offers tipping via XRP and in future plans to work with a variety of assets.
Radar Relay, a decentralized exchange for trading tokens over ethereum, is branching out into bitcoin lightning technology.
Bitcoin startup Bitrefill is launching a new service aimed at helping onboard users of the lightning network more quickly.
The globe-trotting bitcoin payments experiment is nearing its end, having attracted participants like Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey.