Category: Lightning Network

‘Multi-Part’ Payments Could Bring Bigger Bitcoin Sums to Lightning Network

Bitcoin tech startup Blockstream said its c-lightning software team is the first to release a working version of “multi-part payments.”  While the name, c-lightning v0.8.0, is a mouthful, it’s a big improvement for the user experience of the lightning...

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Blockstream’s ‘Watchtowers’ Will Bring a New Justice System to the Lightning Network

Watchtowers, a semi-trusted payment channel sheriff, will keep the peace among lightning nodes. The new feature is likely to be implemented in the coming months. Spearheaded by Blockstream’s c-lightning team, the Watchtowers are part of Eltoo, a proposed enforcement...

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Bitcoin-Savvy Retailers to Experiment With Point-of-Sale Lightning App in 2020

Since the mobile wallet app launched in June, Breez integrated with shopping and payment apps like Fold, MoonPay and Bitrefill, just to name a few. According to company data shared with CoinDesk, Breez’s ready-made lightning setup facilitated 4,273 transactions...

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Nayuta Claims Its Android Lightning Wallet Is the First to Build in a Bitcoin Full Node

“In the bitcoin space, only a fully node is the perfect solution for self-sovereignty. On the other hand, the SPV node is superior for storage size, internet connection bandwidth, and power consumption. We think that there may exist...

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