Tag: Lightning

ETF Boost, El Salvador, and Lightning Fail

In this week’s crypto round-up, we spotlight significant progress made by Grayscale and BlackRock in their Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF) offerings. BlackRock’s...

Bitcoin Lightning Network Developer Resigns Over Security Fears

A key developer of Bitcoin’s Lightning Network stepped down from his role upon discovering a critical security vulnerability of the scaling solution. On October...

There’s A Backdoor In The Lightning Network

Bitcoin’s Lightning Network was designed to make Bitcoin transactions faster and cheaper. But according to a recent discovery by a now former Lightning developer...

Lightning Network Adoption is Growing Despite Bitcoin Bear Market

The Bitcoin Lightning Network has seen remarkable growth over the past two years despite the drawn-out crypto winter. Moreover, the findings have been published...

Coinbase CEO Promises to Integrate Bitcoin Lightning, Again

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong has announced the exchange will open up support for the Bitcoin Lightning network after accusations it has been lagging...

Bitcoin Lightning Network On Binance Records One Of The Fastest Rates Of Adoption

On July 16, Binance announced that it had integrated the layer-2 protocol Bitcoin Lightning Network into its platform, and users could use it...

Coinbase Teases Possible Bitcoin Lightning Network Integration

In an exchange of tweets between Brian Armstrong, the CEO of Coinbase, and Jack Dorsey, the chief of Block, the former expressed his...

Did Banco Santander Just Endorsed Bitcoin Lightning Network?

As Bitcoin’s mainstream acceptance rises, financial institutions are reevaluating their stance on crypto. A prime example of this is Banco Santander. The leading...

MicroStrategy Boss Pushes Bitcoin Lightning Network Adoption

MicroStrategy has confirmed its commitments to Bitcoin as its CEO has integrated the Lightning Network into his corporate email structure. On April 18, MicroStrategy...

Why the Bitcoin Lightning Network May Be Better Than Visa and Mastercard

When Satoshi Nakamoto launched Bitcoin, he envisioned a peer-to-peer payment system that would make banking easier. He foresaw a system that would reinstate...

Coinbase Will Integrate Bitcoin Lightning Network

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong said the crypto exchange would integrate Bitcoin Lightning network into its platform, according to an April 8 tweet. Armstrong made this...

Borderless Payments on Bitcoin Lightning Network Take Off

The Bitcoin Lightning Network possesses several advantages over traditional card networks. Several merchants and vendors are witnessing the real-life utility of the network.  Launching...

Strike Launches Lightning Remittances in the Philippines

Bitcoin fintech giant Strike rolled out its Lightning Network money transfer service Send Globally in the Philippines, a $35 billion remittance market. Send Globally...

Strike’s Lightning Network Solution Can Supercharge Fintechs

Strike and payments giant Fiserv have rolled out Lightning Network integration to enable crypto payments on Fiserv’s point-of-sale solution Clover. Clover Pilot Will Test...

POS Giant Starts Lightning Trial

Bitcoin’s adoption into the mainstream – not only as a store of value but also as a means of payment – took a...