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09Nov/19

How Bitcoin’s Lightning Can Be Used for Private Messaging

Bitcoin’s lightning network might have a use case beyond faster and more scalable payments. Last week Lightning Labs developer Joost Jager revealed an experimental, new proof of concept: Whatsat, a version ofRead More…

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21Oct/19

Fortnite Meets Bitcoin Lightning Network in New ‘Lightnite’ Video Game

Bitcoin-enabled (BTC) games startup Satoshis Games announced the development of a Fortnite-like game with built-in Lightning Network microtransactions dubbed Lightnite on Oct. 19. Shoot to earn Bitcoin Per the announcement, all in-gameRead More…

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05Jul/19

Electrum Wallet Is Adding Support for Bitcoin’s Lightning Network

The popular wallet service Electrum is soon to add support for bitcoin’s lightning network. Electrum’s founder Thomas Voegtlin told CoinDesk from the BIP001 blockchain event in Odessa, Ukraine, that work on the solutionRead More…

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20Jun/19

Lightning Labs Mobile App Gets 2,000 Downloads in 24 Hours

San Francisco-based Lightning Labs, focused on a layered scaling solution for bitcoin, released its first mobile app on Wednesday. According to Lightning Labs application developer Tankred Hase, roughly 2,000 users downloaded theRead More…

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17Jun/19

Breez Reveals Lightning-Powered Bitcoin Payments App for iPhone

Breez, a non-custodial wallet and payment platform, is launching its services for the iPhone. This is the first payment project built on Neutrino, a bitcoin lightning network client, according to the companyRead More…

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