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The Lightning Network and Its Intricacies

28 Jul 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Justino

You do not want to be struck by lightning, but you would love it if it was used on cryptocurrencies. Before you think I’ve gone round the bend, here’s the thing. There is this thing called, “lightning network” crypto traders and developers are lookin...

7 Reasons why the Bitcoin Lightning Network is Growing

9 Jul 2021 5 minute read 5 comments primalsound

For anyone who has been following the bitcoin ecosystem, you must have heard of something called the Lightning Network. It’s one of the most talked-about topics in the bitcoin community and for the right reason, as it is developed to help solve the b...

The Lightning Network

3 Jul 2021 4 minute read 2 comments CryptoWingnut

In today’s post, we are going to take a look at the Lightning Network, a layer 2 blockchain technology that aims to become the payment network for cryptos such as Bitcoin (BTC). The goal is to provide faster and cheaper transactions than can be achie...

This is huge for BTC: Taproot upgrade approved by all BTC miners - more privacy and Smart Contracts!

15 Jun 2021 3 minute read 2 comments VNFC

Finally, this news is huge and could change completely my and your opinion about Bitcoin! I could read in some online magazines (https://ambcrypto.com/bitcoin-taproot-upgrade-finally-achieves-activation-lock-in/) and even on CNBC website (https://www...

The Impact of Lightning Network on Bitcoin Transactions

4 Jun 2021 3 minute read 5 comments Heath Muchena

The Lightning Network is a second layer payment protocol built on the bitcoin network. In other words, lightning network operates on its own but interacts with the bitcoin network to enable the transfer of bitcoins from one person to another.  It is...

Lightning Network will always be expensive

15 May 2021 3 minute read 2 comments francis105d2

Because the way Lightning Network works you will discover that cheap lighting network transaction is a total lie, but you must do your research to discover that and to also think critically in other to find out the short comings of such vaporware. Li...

When you figure out btc transactions will never be cheap.

15 May 2021 2 minute read 3 comments francis105d2

I was using Lightning Network and BTC, to test, to learn, to figure things out on my own and to decide if I should actually move to Bitcoin Cash once and for all. I was told don't use first layer that is too expensive to use. Lightning Network which...

How Did Bitcoin's Clunky User Experience Get the Way It Is?

13 May 2021 1 minute read 0 comments TheDesertLynx

Anyone who has actually used Bitcoin recently knows that the user experience for the average user isn't so great: transactions can take a long time, fees are crazy, addresses are confusing, and plenty of network disruptions can happen. But how did i...

What Is the Lightning Network and Why Does It Matter?

20 Apr 2021 3 minute read 0 comments SwapSpace

Bitcoin transactions have never been the fastest, as they usually take somewhere between a few minutes all the way up to a day. This is because the current capacity of confirmation is just about 7 transactions per second. Meanwhile, digital payment p...

Stakenet AMA part 1 released

17 Dec 2020 1 minute read 2 comments DaniBom

Yesterday the Stakenet team released the first part of the AMA that was launched a few days ago on the Discord channel. Members of the community were invited to make questions and the team prepared detailed answers. Many interesting topics were discu...