Tag Archive: mainnet

  • Lightning Network Bitcoin, Bitcoin Technology, News, News teaser

    ‘Unfairly Cheap’ Lightning Network Mainnet Hits 40 Nodes, 60 Channels

    The Lightning Network now has over 40 nodes and 60 channels running as the long-awaited technology continues to take new strides. A $9500 Lightning Network Data reported on Reddit Thursday shows the propagation of Lightning nodes, which are just beginning to take foot after the so-called ‘layer two’ technology debuted on the Bitcoin mainnet. “I only paid a 0.0003515 BTC (~$4) fee to open the channel! I can’t seem to find those $100+ fees I’ve been

    · January 18, 2018 · 3:00 pm
  • Lightning Network Bitcoin, Bitcoin Technology, Companies, News, News teaser

    Bitcoin Fees Near-Zero as Company Launches Mainnet Lightning Payments

    Anonymous VPN service TorGuard has become one of the first consumer businesses to accept Lightning Network (LN) payments for Bitcoin. ‘Testnet Is So Boring’ In messages on Twitter staff since appeared to back up privately, TorGuard confirmed users can now pay for its services in Bitcoin using Lightning, significantly reducing transaction times and fees. The news makes the company a pioneer of Bitcoin mainnet LN payments after the technology debuted as a testnet interface last

    · January 10, 2018 · 6:00 am
  • Ark Announces Mainnet Launch Press releases

    Upcoming ARK Mainnet Launch to Kick-Off Token Distribution

    Blockchain ecosystem ARK has announced the launch of its mainnet – the ARK blockchain with a DPoS consensus based cryptocurrency. The launch, set for Tuesday, March 21st, 2017, will witness the creation of ARK Genesis block. [Note: This is a press release] The new decentralized asset token ARK is designed for mass consumer adoption and offers advanced blockchain technology. It includes features like SmartBridge that allow communication with different blockchains. This mainnet launch represents months

    · March 16, 2017 · 8:00 am