Tag Archives: micropayments

05Apr/19

Bitrefill’s ‘Thor Turbo’ Lets You Get Started With Bitcoin’s Lightning Faster

Bitrefill has launched a new service that seeks to simplify the process of setting up payment channels on the lightning network, the experimental, layer-two initiative being built on top of bitcoin. DemoedRead More…

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05Apr/19

10 Passes to Go: Bitcoin’s Lightning Torch Will Soon Burn Out

Bitcoin’s lightning torch will soon burn out, putting an end to a global payments experiment that has seen participation from hundreds of recipients, from tech luminaries like Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to usersRead More…

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03Apr/19

This New Lightning App Aims to Make Getting Paid in Bitcoin Easier

A new app today has launched that aims to tackle the problem of “inbound capacity” on bitcoin’s lightning network. One of the challenges facing the still-in-development payment network centers around the needRead More…

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30Mar/19

Analysis Shows Lightning Network Suffers From Trust Issues Exacerbated by Rising Fees

Over the last two years, the Lightning Network has been touted as the scaling solution for the Bitcoin Core (BTC) network. However, the solution has been heavily criticized for its lack ofRead More…

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25Mar/19

A Bitcoin Lightning Web Standard, Inspired By Ethereum, Is Gaining Steam

Sending bitcoin lightning payments over the web might soon get easier. That’s because a new bitcoin standard for simplifying lightning payments, the open-source WebLN standard, is gaining traction, now being used byRead More…

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21Mar/19

In the Daily: Coins at Kiosks, Micropayment Solutions, Token Launchpad, GPU Inventory  

In this edition of The Daily, we feature a couple of announcements by leading crypto exchanges. Binance starts selling cryptocurrency for cash at newsagent stores in Australia, while Huobi is launching itsRead More…

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