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'Running Drivenet:' Bitcoin Proponent Discusses the Benefits of Drivechain Versus Lightning Network

‘Running Drivenet:’ Bitcoin Proponent Discusses the Benefits of Drivechain Versus Lightning Network

During the last few days, a number of cryptocurrency supporters have been discussing Paul Sztorc’s Drivechain project, also referred to as "Drivenet." The Drivechain...
Bitpay Has 'No Current Plans' to Support Liquid or the Lightning Network

Bitpay Has ‘No Current Plans’ to Support Liquid or the Lightning Network

According to Bitpay’s Chief Marketing Officer, Bill Zielke, onchain bitcoin payments still rule the roost as far as payments are concerned. Zielke detailed that...
Lightning Network Increasingly Fragile to Attacks – Hope Turns to Drivechain for Bitcoin Scaling

Lightning Network Increasingly Fragile to Attacks – Hope Turns to Drivechain for Bitcoin Scaling

A report published February 7 and authored in part by Blockstream researcher Christian Decker found that the BTC Lightning Network is "evolving towards an...

Researcher’s Scathing Lightning Network Analysis Finds Flaws

On January 7, digital preservation researcher David Rosenthal published an overview of BTC's Lightning Network (LN) which claims LN infrastructure isn't decentralized and privacy-preservation...
Here’s What Happens When You Use Lightning Network for the First Time

Here’s What Happens When You Use Lightning Network for the First Time

Do you remember receiving your first bitcoin? Seeing those satoshis arrive in your wallet is a magical, almost spiritual, experience. In that moment, the...
Lightning Network Wiki Article Faces Removal for Lack of Notability

Lightning Network Wiki Page Faces Removal for Lack of Notability

A slew of Wikipedia editors would like to delete the Lightning Network (LN) Wiki page because the subject matter does not hold notability. Wikipedia...
Another Research Paper Finds Flaws With the Lightning Network

Another Research Paper Finds Flaws With the Lightning Network

On November 21, researchers from Hungary and Institute for Computer Science and Control published a critical examination of the Lightning Network, the protocol intended...
Lightning Network User Confused By Protocol: Lost 30,000 USD

Lightning Network User Confused by Protocol Lost 30,000 USD

The Lightning Network has long been touted by its proponents as a speedy, low-cost solution to Bitcoin’s scaling issues. A series of security scares...
Hidden Lightning Network Bug Allowed Spending of 'Fake' Bitcoins

Hidden Lightning Network Bug Allowed Spending of ‘Fake’ Bitcoins

A bug discovered in the Lightning Network in June, which allowed lightning bitcoins not backed by actual bitcoins to be spent, has officially been...
Ethereum's Wrapped Bitcoin Set to Eclipse the Lightning Network's Capacity

Ethereum’s Wrapped Bitcoin Set to Eclipse Lightning Network Capacity

Since the project launched a little over six months ago, Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC) has roughly $5.9 million or 558 BTC locked into the system....