An experimental service that allows users to pay for futures data from exchanges Kraken and BitMEX via the lightning network is now live.
An experiment pushing the boundaries of crypto payments, bitcoin's Lightning Torch is suffering liquidity issues due to its success.
When "liking" your favorite tweet isn't enough, you can now send small bitcoin tips via the lightning network.
The bitcoin community is currently immersed in an experiment called the “lightning torch," and it's reached 37 countries so far.
Micropayments startup SatoshiPay has partnered with Europe's largest digital publisher to integrate blockchain payments for content.
The Lightning Network is already powering a real blogging platform with bitcoin micropayments.
At its height, 99Bitcoins' faucet was making nearly $2,000 a month, even after giving away coins. Then things got complicated.
Chaincode is launching a new "residency" in New York that will focus on helping developers build their own Lightning Network apps
Stellar isn't so far behind bitcoin in absorbing a faster and cheaper layer touted as the future of cryptocurrency payments.
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?