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Core Developer’s 300kb Block Proposal Bolstered in Bid to Push Lightning Adoption

Bitcoin Core (BTC) developer Luke Dash Jr has once again sparked controversy with his idea to shrink the BTC chain’s block size down to 300kb. It’s not the first time the concept was proposed by the developer, but this time around there’s more support for the idea in order to drive Lightning Network adoption. Also […]

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Core Developer’s 300kb Block Proposal Bolstered in Bid to Push Lightning Adoption

Bitcoin Core (BTC) developer Luke Dash Jr has once again sparked controversy with his idea to shrink the BTC chain’s block size down to 300kb. It’s not the first time the concept was proposed by the developer, but this time around there’s more support for the idea in order to drive Lightning Network adoption. Also […]

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Core Developer’s 300kb Block Proposal Bolstered in Bid to Push Lightning Adoption

Bitcoin Core (BTC) developer Luke Dash Jr has once again sparked controversy with his idea to shrink the BTC chain’s block size down to 300kb. It’s not the first time the concept was proposed by the developer, but this time around there’s more support for the idea in order to drive Lightning Network adoption. Also […]

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18 Months Away? Latest Lightning Network Study Calls System a ‘Small Central Clique’

The Lightning Network has been touted as the solution to the Bitcoin Core (BTC) network’s scalability problem for years now. Over the last few months, the Lightning Network has shown growth but there are still significant concerns about centralization, routing issues, and creating a usable mainstream-friendly interface. The ongoing joke that the network is “18 […]

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18 Months Away? Latest Lightning Network Study Calls System a ‘Small Central Clique’

The Lightning Network has been touted as the solution to the Bitcoin Core (BTC) network’s scalability problem for years now. Over the last few months, the Lightning Network has shown growth but there are still significant concerns about centralization, routing issues, and creating a usable mainstream-friendly interface. The ongoing joke that the network is “18 […]

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Sideshift App Demonstrates a Trade Between Lightning Network BTC and Tether

Sideshift App Demonstrates a Trade Between Lightning Network BTC and TetherBack in October news.Bitcoin.com reported on the influx of development tied to Drivechain, a project initiated by software developer Paul Sztorc. At the time we also covered the project’s extension applications coded by the programmer Andreas Brekken. One of those applications Brekken conceived allowed any Drivenet coins to be swapped between any blockchain protocol. On […]

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HTC ‘Exodus’ Blockchain Phone To Support LTC, Lee to Advise Project

HTC 'Exodus' Blockchain Phone To Support LTC, Lee to Advise ProjectCharlie Lee, the creator of Litecoin (LTC), has been announced as an adviser to the development of HTC’s “Exodus” blockchain phone following Mr. Lee’s recent tweet that stated he had met with the HTC team and that the Exodus phone will natively support LTC. Also Read: Football Team in Gibraltar to Pay Its Players in Cryptocurrency […]

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A Look at What It Was Like to Operate the Lightning Network’s Largest Node

A Look at What It Was Like to Operate the Lightning Network's Largest NodeAbout two weeks ago news.Bitcoin.com reported on one guy who controlled the Lightning Network’s (LN) biggest node when he commanded 49 percent of the total funds held within the network. Since then, Andreas Brekken, the owner of the blockchain review website Shitcoin.com, wrote four reviews about his node that held 35.24 BTC and his daily […]

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One Guy Controls the Lightning Network’s Biggest Node

One Guy Controls the Lightning Network's Biggest NodeBTC supporters were elated to discover recently that the Lightning Network’s (LN) capacity had spiked by 216 percent in just one day. Some individuals suspected the Build on Bitcoin conference had sparked more LN interest. However, onlookers have found the spike was due to a single node created by the owner of Shitcoin.com. According to […]

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Looking Beyond the Lightning Network Hype: Every Day Users Experience Issues

Looking Beyond the Lightning Network Hype: Every Day Users Experience IssuesOver the past few months, there’s been a lot of headlines and new wallets created for the notorious Lightning Network — The second layer payment protocol that’s being touted as a solution to the BTC chain’s scaling issues. The project is in its very early stages as the technology is still in beta, but people are […]

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