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.
Now a year old, bitcoin cash is carving out a unique niche for itself with new applications.
A popular decentralized game couldn't take ethereum's slow, costly transactions. But it's not leaving the chain behind entirely.
Highly-respected bitcoin developer Pieter Wuille unveiled a draft document outlining the technical makeup of bitcoin's likely next major upgrade.
As grin inches toward launch, the team is incorporating three bold scalability and privacy technologies originally created for bitcoin.
Bitcoin cash's most ambitious hard fork upgrade is coming in May, backed by the promise of taking its "on-chain scaling" philosophy to new heights.
Researchers have unveiled a new ethereum scaling project with a focus on security, and even Vitalik Buterin wants to see it grow and succeed.
Years of work has culminated in Bitcoin Core software getting a "coin selection" upgrade that will lower transaction fees and scale the blockchain.