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Bitcoin Lightning Network Passes 8K Nodes as Mainstream Products...

The Bitcoin Lightning Network scaling protocol has passed a fresh landmark of 8000 nodes as a new solution launches to increase its mainstream usage. Lightning Rides Growth Highs...

Esther Kim | Apr 16, 2019 | 13:00
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Bitcoin Lightning Network Reaches Milestone $5M Capacity

Bitcoin off-chain scaling solution the Lightning Network (LN) has reached a record $5 million in capacity as Bitcoin price rises fuel enthusiasm across the board. Lightning Network...

Esther Kim | Apr 02, 2019 | 11:00
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Bitcoin Lightning Network Hits 6,000 Nodes After Week Of Twitter...

Bitcoin’s mainnet Lightning Network implementation has hit new records across the board as its rapid growth continues in 2019. 6,000 Nodes, $2.4 Million Capacity Data from monitoring...

Esther Kim | Feb 09, 2019 | 14:00
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Lightning Network Reaches Marathon 600 BTC Capacity

The Lightning Network on Bitcoin passed a fresh milestone this week, taking its overall capacity to over 600 BTC ($2 million) for the first time. 1 Year, $2 Million Data from...

Esther Kim | Jan 30, 2019 | 08:00
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Lightning Network Without Invoices Brings Us Closer to Streaming...

A new feature for Bitcoin’s Lightning Network (LN) implementation allows users to send funds instantly without needing to first create an invoice. Sphinx Enables ‘New Use...

Esther Kim | Jan 12, 2019 | 13:00
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Bitcoin’s Lightning Network is Quietly Scaling for the Next...

Bitcoin passed more significant milestones this week as data reveals its Lightning Network (LN) implementation passed 500 BTC ($2,066,000) capacity for the first time. Lightning...

Esther Kim | Dec 24, 2018 | 10:00
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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 now handling over $2 million in BTC...

Esther Kim | Nov 22, 2018 | 10:00
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Bitcoin Technology

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 from...

Esther Kim | Nov 13, 2018 | 21:00
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Crypto Pioneer David Chaum Says His New Blockchain Beats Bitcoin

eCash creator and pioneering cryptographer David Chaum unveiled his Elixxir cryptocurrency September 19 following two years of behind-the-scenes development. Targeting Consumer Scale...

Wilma Woo | Sep 20, 2018 | 13:00
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At 100 BTC And 12k Channels, The Lightning Network is Larger Than...

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. Participants Break New Barriers Data from...

Wilma Woo | Sep 04, 2018 | 12:00
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Bitcoin’s 1MB Block Size Limit ‘Starting to Fade Away’...

The Bitcoin network is now regularly producing blocks over the 1MB block size limit that was in place prior to Segregated Witness (SegWit).  Bitcoin Blocks Now Exceed 1MB Bitcoin has...

Allen Scott | Jul 11, 2018 | 14:00

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