Tag: Lightning

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 […]

Square’s Big Week: Crypto Patent, Shares Leap and Lightning Plug

Square’s Big Week: Crypto Patent, Shares Leap and Lightning Plug Smartphone app payments company Square has had a pretty big week. It was revealed the company is further dipping its toes in the cryptosphere through a granted payments patent, and it’s causing quite a stir. Wall Street analysts have deemed […]

Charlie Lee Talks Bithumb Hack, Bitcoin Price, and Lightning Network

Charlie Lee Talks Bithumb Hack, Bitcoin Price, and Lightning Network Charlie Lee on CNBC: Charlie Lee, founder of Litecoin (LTC), chatted with CNBC about the recent Bithumb hack, Bitcoin price, and the Lightning Network. Charlie Lee on CNBC: Bithumb Hack The South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb was hacked earlier this […]

Microsoft May Build Identity System with Bitcoin’s Lightning Network

Microsoft May Build Identity System with Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Microsoft’s New Identity System: Microsoft, the world’s sixth-largest IT company, announced its blockchain-based distributed identification system at Consensus Conference 2018, The identification system is used to monitor cryptocurrencies and the stock market. For Bitcoin, this news may be particularly encouraging because Microsoft […]