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Electrum Will Support Lightning Network & more

Electrum Will Support Lightning Network Thomas Voegtlin, the founder and developer of Electrum, has declared during the BIP001 conference in Odessa will launch in the next few weeks. Voegtlin also stated that the next Electrum wallet will integrate the Lightning network. The Electrum wallet is the oldest service of its kind and was created in […]

Electrum Will Support Lightning Network & more

Electrum Will Support Lightning Network Thomas Voegtlin, the founder and developer of Electrum, has declared during the BIP001 conference in Odessa will launch in the next few weeks. Voegtlin also stated that the next Electrum wallet will integrate the Lightning network. The Electrum wallet is the oldest service of its kind and was created in […]

XRP Payments Exceed Trade Volume, FBI Looks For QuadrigaCX Victims & more

Ripple: Payment Volume Exceeds Total Trade Volume – Something Big to Come? The Twitter user @Cotswold Gent has recently noted that the payment volume for the XRP ledger has exceeded the total trade volume on exchanges. According to him, this is the first time that this is happened. It led to a lot of speculation […]

How New Features Help the Lightning Network to Scale

Lightning Labs besides Blockstream is one of the bigger companies that directly contributes to building the Lightning Network. Currently, the company develops HyperLoop. A new feature that could resolve the liquidity problems that the Lightning Network is currently having. The Liquidity Problem Until now whenever Alice and Bob have a payment channel and Alice has […]

Roundup – 25/02/2019 – Macron Advocates Use of Blockchain in Agriculture & more

Macron Advocates Use of Blockchain in Agriculture The French President Macron has advocated the use of blockchain in the agriculture industry. Macron made the following statement during the 56th Agriculture Fair that opened last Saturday: “Faisons à cet égard de l’Europe, l’avant-garde de la data agricole en développant des outils qui permettront de suivre chaque […]

Payments Via Lightning Network Will Likely Face Regulation – Here is why

It is likely that the Lightning Network will face regulation soon. As companies like Domino’s or Twitter offer or enable payments on the network. This means that the anonymity of LN could become a thing of the past. At least when using it to pay businesses. Transactions on their own might be anonymous but regulators can […]

Lightning Network Is Fine to Buy Pizza But It’s Not an Off-Chain Scaling Solution

This article tells actually nothing new. But is part of a series in which I will review how the Raiden Network actually tackles the issues that the Lightning Network is currently facing. Still, the Lightning Network has many advocates and is undergoing a hype recently. A good reason to review it once again. The Network […]

Roundup – 08/01/2019 – Canaan Might File Its IPO in New York & more

Canaan Might File Its IPO in New York Canaan, one of the three largest crypto mining hardware producers, is reportedly considering to file its IPO at Wall Street. According to Bloomberg, the plan is still vague but the Hong Kong based company considers the step as the Hong Kong Exchange (HKEX) has not approved its IPO […]

Roundup – 07/01/2019 – Bitcoin Transaction Fees at 2 Year Low & more

Bitcoin Transaction Fees at 2 Year Low Transaction fees on the Bitoin network are as low as they have been in late 2016. Around that time Bitcoin was worth less than $1000. A rally that continued until around 1 year later during which transaction fees rose to the infamous price of more than $50 per […]

Roundup 23/12/2018 – Lightning Network Grows Over 500 BTC Capacity

Lightning Network Grows Over 500 BTC Capacity The Lightning Network (LN) has breached the capacity of 500 BTC in its network. While it is arguably not a lot (currently about $2 million, €1.725 million), there is still room to grow for the network. Developers of the BTC fork of Bitcoin advise to run your own […]