Bitcoin Lightning Network Hits 6,000 Nodes After Week Of Twitter Spotlight

Bitcoin’s mainnet Lightning Network implementation has hit new records across the board as its rapid growth continues in 2019. 6,000 Nodes, $2.4 Million Capacity Data from monitoring resource 1ML.com confirms that the number of active nodes, channels and overall transaction capacity of Lightning are all now higher than ever in its thirteen-month history. The increase […]

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Lightning Network Without Invoices Brings Us Closer to Streaming Money

A new feature for Bitcoin’s Lightning Network (LN) implementation allows users to send funds instantly without needing to first create an invoice. Sphinx Enables ‘New Use Cases’ The latest upgrade, ‘Sphinx,’ which developers describe as being a “work in progress,” is nonetheless already available to anyone. “The coolest part about this new feature is that […]

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Bitcoin’s Lightning Network is Quietly Scaling for the Next Bull-Run

Bitcoin passed more significant milestones this week as data reveals its Lightning Network (LN) implementation passed 500 BTC ($2,066,000) capacity for the first time. Lightning Network Sees Parabolic Rise Statistics from monitoring resource 1ML.com confirmed the record capacity for payments at press time, with the number of accessible nodes also rocketing 13.7 percent and channels […]

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