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Bitcoin Lightning Network Capacity Quadruples Since November

Lightning Network continues to grow at a phenomenal rate, with capacity now topping 460 BTC, and a reported 16,000+ channels. Lightning Network Sees Accelerating Growth It...

Bitcoin Lightning Network Explodes To New Heights With $2M Capacity

A sudden influx of nodes on Bitcoin’s Lightning Network (LN) has seen capacity increase to new all-time highs as the scaling solution is...

Progress Report: Lightning Network Surpasses $1M BTC Capacity, 4,000 Nodes

The Lightning Network continues to post steady growth.According to data from 1ML, the network is now supported by roughly 4,069 nodes, which house...

Lightning Network Passes 4000 Nodes, Reaches All-Time Capacity High

Bitcoin’s nascent mainnet implementation of the Lightning Network (LN) has reached a new milestone, passing 4,000 nodes for the first time. Lightning Handles $750K Data...

Builders on Wall Street: Bitcoin Devs Host Lightning Hack Day

It was described as "not a normal conference." Sure, speakers took to the podium to present their futuristic ideas – a staple at the...

The New Effort to Get Bitcoin’s Lightning Network In Every Browser

Touted as a way to make the world's most valuable cryptocurrency a more effective payment method, bitcoin's lightning network has a rather large...

This E-Bike Accepts Payments With Bitcoin’s Lightning Network

Lightning Network has certainly inspired the home-brew hardware and software community to develop case-of-use scenarios for its micro-payments.  On Yer Bike Following Poketoshi, a Coke vending...

Bitcoin Startup Acinq Raises $1.7 Million to Double Down on Lightning

Lightning isn't just a big hit with developers, the promising bitcoin technology is now attracting a little attention from investors. Acinq, one of the...

Buy Coke Instantly With Bitcoin: Vending Machine Uses Lightning Network

One major hurdle to Bitcoin’s mass adoption as a payment system is its usability — or lack thereof — for instant micropayments. A...

Quick Brew? BitFury’s Coffee Machine Accepts Bitcoin Via Lightning Network

Blockchain firm Bitfury has come up with a novel product aimed to make it easier to pay for products with bitcoin. To that end,...
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