BTCManager Logo with clear background. Orange and white font.

BITCOIN PRICE: 6,445.31     HIGH: 6,527.35     LOW: 6,223.92

=
BTCManager.com
advertisement
Next Event

World Blockchain Roadshow 2018 – Asia and Europe • June 28 - August 18, 2018

That is the story of wbrshow.idacb.com — where you will find best investors from most popular areas. We picked up…

Click for more details
advertisement

Tag: Lightning Network

Reddit Clone “ThunderMessage” Uses Bitcoin and Lightning Network for Upvoting and Downvoting

Category: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Development, News, Platform

Reddit Clone “ThunderMessage” Uses Bitcoin and Lightning Network for Upvoting and Downvoting

A new decentralized take on the popular internet message board Reddit allows users to upvote and downvote comments exclusively by sending small amounts of bitcoin instead of clicking on little green and red arrows. This effectively allows its users to buy popularity and on paper at least if not in practice, it incentivizes good posting behavior. Meet the New King,…

READ MORE

Shitcoin.com Owner Andreas Brekken Controls 49 Percent of Bitcoin Lightning Node Network

Category: Bitcoin, News

Shitcoin.com Owner Andreas Brekken Controls 49 Percent of Bitcoin Lightning Node Network

Andreas Brekken, the CEO of Shitcoin.com, controls 49 percent of the Bitcoin Lightning Network, according to reports. Speculation and concerns have resulted among users. Lightning Network’s Immense Growth The Bitcoin Lightning Network began its operations six months ago and had since seen stable growth in the number of active nodes and capacity. The capacity of the network then exploded by…

READ MORE

Get Your Own “BitConnect Guy” Figurine, Bitcoin Cash Toilet Paper and more at Moonstuff

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Business, Ethereum, News, Tech

Get Your Own “BitConnect Guy” Figurine, Bitcoin Cash Toilet Paper and more at Moonstuff

A quirky Lightning Network powered gift shop and novelty store called Moonstuff has just gone live. The site boasts a handful of clever objects that could make any cryptocurrency fan the envy of their office. Prices for the objects are pretty high, but they certainly are unique. Join us as we go over the “Initial Novelty Offering” for Moonstuff. Figurines…

READ MORE

MIT Researchers Demo a Smart Contract-powered Lightning Network for Bitcoin

Category: Bitcoin, Blockchain, News, Tech

MIT Researchers Demo a Smart Contract-powered Lightning Network for Bitcoin

The Digital Currency Initiative (DCI), a cryptocurrency and blockchain-focused research community at MIT, are demonstrating an experimental use case in the backdrop of Bitcoin’s Lightning Network that would amalgamate smart contracts with the Bitcoin network to scale further. The Lightning Network is an open protocol layer that is built on the bitcoin blockchain network, enabling faster and cheaper transactions. The…

READ MORE

OpenNode Brings Lightning Network to Everyday Bitcoin Transactions

Category: Bitcoin, Business, News, Tech

OpenNode Brings Lightning Network to Everyday Bitcoin Transactions

The only thing missing in the digital currency space was a payment processor that was powered by the acclaimed Lightning Network. To this effect, the introduction of OpenNode satisfies that need and being the first of it’s kind, and it indeed looks like a promising innovation. OpenNode’s Features A platform suitable for businesses of all sizes, the tools and features…

READ MORE

advertisement

HTC Catches Bitcoin Fever, Set to Launch Blockchain-powered Smartphones

Category: Blockchain, Business, News, Tech

HTC Catches Bitcoin Fever, Set to Launch Blockchain-powered Smartphones

Mobile phone giant HTC is not ready to be left out of the blockchain and cryptocurrency movement. The 21-year old mobile phone company headquartered in Taiwan is developing its own Android Smartphone that will be powered by blockchain technology. Exodus not Finney According to The Next Web (TNW), the premium smartphone called ‘Exodus’ will come with a universal cryptocurrency wallet…

READ MORE

Rawtx: Another Lightning Network-enabled Bitcoin Wallet for Android

Category: Bitcoin, Finance, News

Rawtx: Another Lightning Network-enabled Bitcoin Wallet for Android

An announcement by Rawtx on May 9, 2018 has marked the launch of yet another bitcoin wallet for the Lightning Network, along with eclair. The Lightning Network is touted as a solution to bitcoin’s scalability problems has been live and running for several months now. With an estimated 2,301 nodes having 6,290 channels to transmit bitcoin, the network has been…

READ MORE

Vaultoro Announces Support for the Bitcoin Lightning Network

Category: Bitcoin, Business, Finance, News, Tech

Vaultoro Announces Support for the Bitcoin Lightning Network

On May 4, 2018, the famous crypto/gold exchange Vaultoro announced it was implementing support for Bitcoin’s Lightning Network. Vaultoro is one of the most popular crypto\physical gold exchanges in the industry. The company proudly announced it was the first exchange in the ecosystem that had the needed development already deployed to start supporting Bitcoin’s Lightning Network as an instant deposit…

READ MORE

Blockstream Announces Bitcoin Lightning Network Update Mechanism, Eltoo

Category: Bitcoin, Blockchain, News, Tech

Blockstream Announces Bitcoin Lightning Network Update Mechanism, Eltoo

2017 was a stark reminder that Bitcoin and Ethereum were still far from competing with their traditional payment counterparts. Second layer protocols were thus produced, and for many, the Lightning Network and other off-chain solutions disquieted critics. But, the work is far from over. These solutions are revealing themselves to be much more complex than simply Bitcoin Cash retardants, and…

READ MORE

Bitcoin Developer Peter Todd Believes Lightning Network is ‘Maturing’

Category: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Business, Commentary, News, Tech

Bitcoin Developer Peter Todd Believes Lightning Network is ‘Maturing’

Bitcoin developer Peter Todd has finally praised the implementation of the long-awaited second layer scaling solution, the Lightning Network. Todd’s recent experience with the scaling solution saw him take to Twitter on April 21, 2018, when he attempted to make a payment via Bitrefill over the Lightning Network but was not successful. In the subsequent attempt with Acinq, however, the…

READ MORE

Join our Telegram Channel!