Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Still Unsuitable for Large Payments, Research Suggests

A recent report published by cryptocurrency research firm Diar suggests that Bitcoin’s Lightning Network, a second-layer solution touted as the answer to the cryptocurrency’s scalability problem, is still unsuitable for large payments. According to the report, the network only ensures a 100 percent success rate for payments of $0.03 or less. The chance of successfully

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Blockstream’s Lightning Network Implementation Enters Beta, Includes TOR Support

The 0.6 release of Blockstream’s scalability solution for Bitcoin, c-lightning, has been released. With this Lightning Network implementation, which is written in the C programming language, the client has moved to a new architecture that enhances its adaptability in meeting specific needs and infrastructure. “This complete rewrite of the previous implementation is the first fully

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I Hope Bitcoin Will Be Internet’s ‘Native Currency’: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey

Jack Dorsey — CEO of both Twitter and Square — hopes that bitcoin will one day be the internet’s native currency. Dorsey made this statement during an interview with Elizabeth Stark of Lightning Labs at a fireside chat today at the Consensus 2018 conference in New York. Dorsey revealed that grew up in St. Louis, MI

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Lightning Labs Chief: We’re Entering a ‘Bitcoin, not Blockchain’ World

The tables have turned on bitcoin doomsayers. This according to Elizabeth Stark, co-founder of Lightning Labs in a conversation with Yahoo Finance The Final Round. In a turn of events, cryptocurrencies have begun to steal the show again away from blockchain. It’s a far cry from the San Francisco startup’s earlier days when Lightning decided

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