Tag: Lightning

Analysis Shows Lightning Network Suffers From Trust Issues Exacerbated by Rising Fees

Analysis Shows Lightning Network Suffers From Trust Issues Exacerbated by Rising Fees Over the last two years, the Lightning Network has been touted as the scaling solution for the Bitcoin Core (BTC) network. However, the solution has been heavily criticized for its lack of security, and on March 28, Bitcoin […]

Business Owner’s Seething Critique of the Lightning Network Goes Viral

Business Owner’s Seething Critique of the Lightning Network Goes Viral A business owner who runs a media company in Australia and pays employees remotely in the Philippines has given his honest opinion on what it’s like to use the Lightning Network (LN). Jason Smith’s experience of attempting to use LN […]

Lightning Network: Cool Enough for Twitter Jack and Fidelity But Not Iran

Lightning Network: Cool Enough for Twitter Jack and Fidelity But Not Iran On Feb. 22, bitcoiners rejoiced when the financial banking giant Fidelity was handed the ‘Lightning torch’ as the Lightning Network’s social experiment was passed on to its latest bearer. Then, two days later, the new Lightning torch holder […]

Core Developer’s 300kb Block Proposal Bolstered in Bid to Push Lightning Adoption

Core Developer’s 300kb Block Proposal Bolstered in Bid to Push Lightning Adoption Bitcoin Core (BTC) developer Luke Dash Jr has once again sparked controversy with his idea to shrink the BTC chain’s block size down to 300kb. It’s not the first time the concept was proposed by the developer, but […]

Lightning Network Co-Creator Is Designing a Scaling Solution Called Utreexo

Lightning Network Co-Creator Is Designing a Scaling Solution Called Utreexo A blockchain researcher has been working on a scaling effort for the unspent transaction output set found in the Bitcoin protocol. According to Tadge Dryja’s recently published description of research, the software engineer is working on a dynamic accumulator called […]

18 Months Away? Latest Lightning Network Study Calls System a ‘Small Central Clique’

18 Months Away? Latest Lightning Network Study Calls System a ‘Small Central Clique’ The Lightning Network has been touted as the solution to the Bitcoin Core (BTC) network’s scalability problem for years now. Over the last few months, the Lightning Network has shown growth but there are still significant concerns […]

Sideshift App Demonstrates a Trade Between Lightning Network BTC and Tether

Sideshift App Demonstrates a Trade Between Lightning Network BTC and Tether Back in October news.Bitcoin.com reported on the influx of development tied to Drivechain, a project initiated by software developer Paul Sztorc. At the time we also covered the project’s extension applications coded by the programmer Andreas Brekken. One of […]

PR: Lightning Fast Stablecoin USDX Launches Token Sale

PR: Lightning Fast Stablecoin USDX Launches Token Sale This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within […]

Zigzag Platform Provides Cryptocurrency Swaps Over the Lightning Network

Zigzag Platform Provides Cryptocurrency Swaps Over the Lightning Network There’s a new exchange system under development called Zigzag.io, an app that allows users to swap bitcoin core for other digital assets like bitcoin cash, dash, and ethereum over the Lightning Network. The beta application is currently available to test cryptocurrency […]