Newly Launched Liquid a Bitcoin Sidechain By Definition, Says Samson Mow

Blockstream on Wednesday announced that Liquid Network — its first Bitcoin sidechain — is now online. This announcement comes after more than a year of beta testing the sidechain on the core Bitcoin network. Liquid ‘A Sidechain Based on a Two-Way Peg’ Blockstream CSO Samson Mow reacted to criticism that the Liquid network cannot be considered […]

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New Off-Line Wallet Can Exchange Bitcoins Using C-Lightning

Several technological initiatives and devices designed to make Bitcoin transactions faster, safer, and cheaper are streaming into the crypto space. The latest is Spark, which is a wallet that facilitates sending and receiving Bitcoin, using c-lightning. Simple Interface to Pay with Bitcoin over the Lightning Network The Lightning Network is growing, enabling faster transactions among nodes. […]

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Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Gets Charged With 7 New ‘LApps’

Adam James · March 27, 2018 · 9:00 pm Few things in the cryptocurrency space are as promising as Bitcoin’s Lightning Network — a second layer payment protocol enabling instant transactions between participating nodes. With the unveiling of seven applications utilizing the technology this week, that fact is only becoming more apparent. Powered by Lightning This […]

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