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Lightning Labs Releases Loop Feature to Improve Bitcoin Payments on Lightning

Photo: CoinspeakerLightning Labs has announced the alpha launch of a new feature that will improve the process of sending and receiving Bitcoin on the second layer of Lightning Network. Called ‘Lightning Loop’, the feature will enable users to receive Bitcoin in increasing quantities without having to close and reopen

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Lightning Labs Releases Alpha Version of Lightning Offramp Solution Lightning Loop

Blockchain development company Lightning Labs has announced the initial release of the Lightning Network offramp Lightning Loop in a post on its blog published on March 20.Per the announcement, the software provides a non-custodial way to receive funds through the Bitcoin (BTC) scalability solution Lightning Network, through on-chain settlement

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Bitfury Brings Lightning Payments to US Payment Gateway HadePay

Bitcoin (BTC) mining and development company Bitfury has entered into a partnership with United States payments processor startup HadePay to allow its merchants to accept Lightning Network (LN) transactions. The news was announced in a blog post from Bitfury’s on March 14.HadePay implemented Bitfury’s Lightning Peach API to facilitate

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Litecoin (LTC) Up 28 Percent, Lightning Network Capacity Up 76 Percent, What can Stop $70?

Litecoin prices surge, up 27.8 percent in last weekLightning Network capacity up 76 percentParticipation levels up, averages increase from 954k in mid-Nov to 1.5 million by last week’s closePumping Litecoin is renewed interest and technical factors. Now that LTC prices are trading above $50 in a bull breakout pattern, Litecoin

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Blockstream Releases Upgrade of Its Bitcoin Lightning Network Implementation

Blockchain development company Blockstream has released a new version of its Bitcoin (BTC) scalability software, c-lightning, a post on the company’s blog reveals on March 1.C-lightning is an implementation of the off-chain Bitcoin scalability solution, the Lightning Network (LN), that is written in the C programming language. Per the

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Lightning Strikes: LinkedIn Founder Hoists The Bitcoin Trust Chain Torch

Lightning Network Garners Traction It isn’t a secret that the Lightning Network, a second-layer solution aimed at easing the qualms Bitcoin faces with scalability, has seen monumental levels of adoption as of late. This second-layer ecosystem has seen its maximum capacity swell well over the 700 BTC milestone, cementing its viability

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Ex-PayPal COO Hails Bitcoin ‘Acceleration’ as He Joins Lightning Torch Relay

LinkedIn co-founder and former PayPal COO Reid Hoffman has become the latest participant in the Lightning Torch Bitcoin (BTC) transaction relay, Blockstream CEO Adam Back confirmed on social media on Feb. 26.Reid, whom Back appeared to choose due to his lead investment role in Blockstream, is the 224th person to

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Torch Secured: Fidelity Investment’s Crypto Division Joins Bitcoin Lightning Trust Chain

It isn’t a secret that the Lightning Network, a second-layer solution aimed at easing the qualms Bitcoin faces with scalability, has seen monumental levels of adoption as of late. The ecosystem has seen its maximum capacity swell over the 700 BTC milestone, cementing its viability as a system that provides

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