Buy with Lightning almost as popular as buy with Ethereum and Litecoin, BTC 5 times bigger than ETH Buy with Lightning almost as popular as buy with Ethereum and Litecoin, BTC 5 times bigger than ETH
Bitcoin turns 10 today. On January 3rd, 2009, the first genesis block was mined by Satoshi Nakamoto. Since then Bitcoin has come a long way. From being a fascinating technology for cyberpunks to be in a position to replace the current financial institutions. Bitcoin has seen a fair amount of issues, from scaling issues to price issues. Lightning network, the off-chain solution to scale Bitcoin has received a huge amount of backlash too. Influencers such as Roger Ver, Vitalik Buterin have publicly called it out saying it will never work?, it's too complicated etc. But Google Trends search shows an increase in Lightning related searches. Google Trends findings show that the search query of buy with lightning network is increasing in volume, in fact, it is at par with buy with Ethereum or buy with Litecoin. One of the reasons for the above is merchants adoption of Lightning network is increasing due to Lightning network being integrated by the payment service providers. This piece was found by us on January 03, 2019 1:52 PM. Share this content on social media: See blockmanity.com for more from this source.   Log In to Comment

Crypto Artist Sells Tiny Artwork for $0.000000037 via Bitcoin s Lightning Network | CryptoGlobe Crypto Artist Sells Tiny Artwork for $0.000000037 via Bitcoin s Lightning Network | CryptoGlobe
A cryptocurrency artist going by cryptograffiti has recently sold a tiny piece of artwork in an auction made to promote bitcoin, the flagship cryptocurrency, and its second-layer scaling solution, the Lightning Network (LN). According to a recently published Reddit post, cryptograffiti revealed he sold his piece of artwork that measures 1.44 x 1.75? for the lowest bid received of one milisatoshi, currently worth about $0.000000037. The artwork is a black swan made out of fiat and a counterfeit detector pen. black swan is here! watch the vid to try and catch him...#cryptoart #bitcoinart pic.twitter.com/7BfcDeyNJ3 This information was discovered by us on December 27, 2018 5:49 PM. Share this content on social media: Check out www.cryptoglobe.com for more.   Log In to Comment

Bitcoin Lightning Network Triples Capacity Since November Bitcoin Lightning Network Triples Capacity Since November
Crypto Briefing exists to advocate for the safe and responsible integration of blockchain and cryptocurrency into mainstream life. We believe. Our goal is to grow the crypto community - to help new converts understand the basics, and to share our research with experienced enthusiasts. Our ICO reviews are independent, unpaid, and unsponsored. Contact us: editor AT cryptobriefing.com. Crypto Briefing - ICO and Cryptocurrency Analysis, News, Features, Ratings and Reviews - Cryptocurrency News, Digital Asset Analysis, & Blockchain Updates What Is QuarkChain Network  Introduction to QKC Token What Is the Monacoin Project  Introduction to MONA Cryptocurrency This posting was discovered by us on December 26, 2018 11:30 PM. Share this content on social media: Visit cryptobriefing.com for complete listings from this source.   Log In to Comment

Bitcoin s Lightning Network (LN) Capacity Increases to New All-time Highs - Ethereum World News Bitcoin s Lightning Network (LN) Capacity Increases to New All-time Highs - Ethereum World News
The development of Lightning Network has not ceased despite the limited coverage it has received in recent days; however, the community of users and developers not only remains active but quite optimistic about this project that each day is closer to becoming a reality. In addition to growing in terms of technological evolution, Lightning Network has shown in recent days an accelerated growth in terms of adoption by users and end consumers. According to data from the website 1ML  The network capacity has experienced an increase of almost 300% in the last 30 days, handling near 2 million dollars in transactions. This item was discovered by us on December 23, 2018 4:52 PM. Share this content on social media: Have a look at ethereumworldnews.com for more from this source.   Log In to Comment

What is the Lightning Network  - CoinDesk What is the Lightning Network - CoinDesk
Hailed as one of the most potent solutions to cryptocurrency scaling currently under development, the lightning network effectively creates a layer on top of bitcoin, enabling fast and cheap transactions which can net settle to the bitcoin blockchain. Proposed by Thaddeus Dryja and Joseph Poon in a 2015 white paper, the idea is based on a network that sits on top of the bitcoin blockchain, and eventually settles on it. The network is comprised of user-generated channels that send payments back and forth in a secure and trust-less fashion (trust-less means that you don't need to trust or even know your counterparty). This item was retrieved by us on December 23, 2018 11:58 AM. Share this content on social media: Visit www.coindesk.com for more.   Log In to Comment

Builders on Wall Street: Bitcoin Devs Host Lightning Hack Day 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 cryptocurrency space's many, many conferences. But the Lightning Hackday, which took place in the heart of Wall Street on October 27th and 28th, was all-in-all more of a community-led endeavor with a heavy coding twist. Throughout the two-day event, a hackathon whirred in the background. Tiny computers called Raspberry Pis dotted the tables and developers murmured amongst themselves about how to tweak the rules of the system while also not disrupting the incentive schemes. This publication was first seen by us on November 04, 2018 5:10 PM. Share this content on social media: Visit www.coindesk.com for more similar content.   Log In to Comment

This Electric Bike Runs on Lightning Network Bitcoin Micropayments This Electric Bike Runs on Lightning Network Bitcoin Micropayments
Matthias Steinig, a German developer whose focus seems to be on the development of Lightning Network-enabled technologies to serve consumers, has created two projects to date which are notable and Lightning-related. The first is an e-commerce solution which supports Lightning transactions in the traditional web store format. A demonstration of it is live here. The second is perhaps more interesting and certainly more novel: a rentable electric bicycle that allows the user to pay for boosts (wherein the electric motor kicks in and the cyclist can do less work) for tiny amounts of bitcoin. Steinig announced his invention on Twitter recently and published the code on GitHub. This information was obtained by us on November 04, 2018 12:27 AM. Share this content on social media: See www.ccn.com for complete listings from this source.   Log In to Comment

An Introduction to Lightning Network Apps (LAPPs): Scaling Bitcoin An Introduction to Lightning Network Apps (LAPPs): Scaling Bitcoin
Unbeknownst to a majority of crypto-enthusiasts, one of the most exciting features of the recently-implemented Lightning Network is one of the least discussed: the ability to build decentralized-like apps (known as Lightning Network Apps or LAppps) on top of the Lightning Network mainnet. But Bitcoin isn't turing-complete & doesn't have smart contracts No matter. Due to brilliant off-chain implementations via the Lightning Network, the day has arrived where the Bitcoin blockchain supports decentralized apps; this is due mainly to the innate infrastructure of multi-signature, off-chain transactions through LN's payment channels. This piece was discovered by us on September 13, 2018 8:35 PM. Share this content on social media: Browse coincentral.com for more similar content.   Log In to Comment

At 100 BTC And 12k Channels, The Lightning Network is Larger Than Ever - Bitcoinist.com At 100 BTC And 12k Channels, The Lightning Network is Larger Than Ever - Bitcoinist.com
Reading: At 100 BTC And 12k Channels, The Lightning Network is Larger Than Ever Wilma Woo | Sep 04, 2018 | 12:00 Wilma Woo | Sep 04, 2018 | 12:00 The Lightning Network for Bitcoin became bigger than any time in history this month as capacity reached 100 BTC ($730,000) in a new first. Data from monitoring resource 1ML confirms the milestone, which caps an extraordinary period of growth for Lightning over the summer months. Currently, 3350 nodes and over 12,000 channels contribute to a total network capacity of 101.7 BTC. The node count has increased 11 percent in the past 30 days, with capacity and number of channels expanding 4 percent and 7 percent respectively. This share was first seen by us on September 04, 2018 3:00 PM. Share this content on social media: Browse bitcoinist.com for additional posts.   Log In to Comment

Latest News on Lightning Network | Cointelegraph Latest News on Lightning Network | Cointelegraph
The Lightning Network is a payment protocol that works as a second layer on top of a blockchain. A large number of those in the cryptocurrency community suggested Lightning Network as a fix to Bitcoins scaling problem. The Lightning Network opens a payment channel by setting up a multisignature wallet that holds some amount of cryptocurrency, and then a savings wallet address in the blockchain. Having a payment channel, parties can make an unlimited amount of transactions that are not made public in the blockchain. After all planned transactions are completed, the resulting balance is saved in the blockchain and parties can recover their share of the wallet. You can also use other payment channels or multiple channels to reach your partner, with the network finding the shortest way. Lightning is not as secure as the blockchain itself, but it may be widely adopted for small transactions, and it will reduce the strain on the blockchain, making it more scalable. This posting was first seen by us on July 23, 2015 4:06 PM. Share this content on social media: Visit cointelegraph.com for more from this source.   Log In to Comment


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