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Litecoin (LTC) Grips The 4th Position In The Rating. Second Wind Coming?
Cryptocurrencies   |   11.02.19  |  

... the gap with the closest contender which is EOS. Various analysts claim there are reasons for the sudden surge of Litecoin (LTC). The first is the cooperation of the cryptocurrency with CoinGate: it has been announced that the company enabled Litecoin Lightning Network payments to all trading partners, the number of which has reached more than 4,500. Now shops can pay via Lightning Network, and that’s very positive news for Litecoin. Great news! We are finally enabling #Litecoin #LightningNetwork ...

Storm Over Bitcoin: Quadrupling Lightning Network May Open Pandora's Box
Blockchain   |   07.12.18  |  

Lightning Network is in the spotlights of crypto community every week for the last couple of months. It is breaking new milestones, and we couldn’t have avoided the phenomenon. Lightning Network is in the spotlights of crypto community almost every ...

Revolution Or Sabotage: Scaling Through A Bag of Bitcoins' Blockchain
Data-security   |   10.10.18  |  

Pivot to asia being discussed more and more in the today’s blockchain society. Asia slowly becomes a key region for the industry Scalability - this is an endlessly painful theme and constant headache for the blockchain enthusiasts and everyone blockchain or crypto-curious. If we forget about the technical detail - the thing is that blockchain at this point of time does not scale well and that puts considerable boundaries on it's usage. Sure there are solutions. “Lightning” network and similar systems...

Why KYC Doesn’t Protect From Fraud, And How Your Wallets Сan Be Deanonymized
Blockchain   |   13.09.18  |  

... zero-knowledge proofs that require no trusted setup”. Sidechains will also allow for more privacy by creating side blockchains linked to the BTC blockchain. This will also create a variety of benefits like issuing tokenized assets and smart contracts. The Lightning Network second layer payments will make blockchain analysis a lot more difficult also by having encrypted P2P payment channels routed over tor, which will only be batch settled on the Bitcoin blockchain. So much for the tracking and de-anonymizing ...

Bitcoin transaction fee lowest since 2011
Cryptocurrencies   |   28.05.18  |  

... parameter). The image above demonstrates that Bitcoin Cash had low transaction prices since December 2017 to March, while Bitcoin has reached the similar fee rate only at the end of February. The very probable reason for this mismatch is SegWit combined with Lightning Network - these two systemic upgrades have not been implemented at once, they were being adopted gradually. The argument of some researchers about Bitcoin’s high transaction fee rate is becoming obsolete. In a notable occasion, Bitnewstoday ...

Lightning Network beta launched
Cryptocurrencies   |   19.03.18  |  

... popular payment solution designed to help Bitcoin become more wide-used is already available for everyone to test, media outlets tell. Find out who backs the project in this new material by Bitnewstoday In some cases, the popular but not yet finished Lightning Network protocol can serve as alternative to how some current Bitcoin internal operations are being conducted, and the announcement made by its developers during the second half of the last week tells that now everyone familiar with coding ...

Lightning Network successfully tested
Innovations   |   30.12.17  |  

Bitrefill reported about the successful use of the Lightning network The service allowing to top up mobile phones with cryptocurrencies reported on the successful transaction using the Lightning network protocol. The first transaction using Lightning Network was conducted by application developer Alex ...