Bitcoin Lightning Network Capacity Quadruples Since November

Lightning Network continues to grow at a phenomenal rate, with capacity now topping 460 BTC, and a reported 16,000+ channels. Lightning Network Sees Accelerating Growth It feels like Lightning Network (LN), bitcoin’s energetic, frugal young apprentice, is in the news every other week. Certainly, LN is regularly breaking fresh milestones, although to be fair, there are […]

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At 100 BTC And 12k Channels, The Lightning Network is Larger Than Ever

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 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 […]

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Bitcoin Cash: BitPico ‘Stress Test’ Claims To Show Node Centralization

A new discovery in BitPico’s “stress test” on Bitcoin Cash (BCH) has allegedly unearthed further evidence of the altcoin’s centralization. Nodes ‘In Same Server Rack’ According to the group, which began focusing its attention on BCH last month after conducting similar “test” on Bitcoin’s (BTC) Lightning Network, a number of full nodes on its network […]

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Bitcoin Cash Still Missing 13% of Its Nodes 2 Weeks After Hard Fork

Wilma Woo · May 28, 2018 · 8:00 pm Two weeks after its hard fork, 13% of Bitcoin Cash nodes are still running old software which is incompatible with the rest of its network, data reveals. Theories Emerge Over Rogue BCH Nodes As shown by Coin Dance and uploaded to social media by cryptocurrency commentator […]

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