Bitcoin Lightning Network Capacity Quadruples Since November

Lightning Network continues to grow at a phenomenal rate, with capacity now topping 460 BTC, and a reported 16,000+ channels. Lightning Network Sees Accelerating Growth It feels like Lightning Network (LN), bitcoin’s energetic, frugal young apprentice, is in the news every other week. Certainly, LN is regularly breaking fresh milestones, although to be fair, there are […]

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At 100 BTC And 12k Channels, The Lightning Network is Larger Than Ever

The Lightning Network for Bitcoin became bigger than any time in history this month as capacity reached 100 BTC ($730,000) in a new first. Participants Break New Barriers Data from monitoring resource 1ML confirms the milestone, which caps an extraordinary period of growth for Lightning over the summer months. Currently, 3350 nodes and over 12,000 […]

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Bitcoin Cash Development is a Ghost Town, GitHub Data Reveals

Bitcoin Cash continues to receive criticism of its network setup as bitPico’s “stress test” unearths what the group describes as possible “fake decentralization.” Empty Blocks, No Activity Data harvested from GitHub repositories for both Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) has caused the latest in a series of stark contrasts of network performance to surface […]

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Bitcoin Cash Still Missing 13% of Its Nodes 2 Weeks After Hard Fork

Wilma Woo · May 28, 2018 · 8:00 pm Two weeks after its hard fork, 13% of Bitcoin Cash nodes are still running old software which is incompatible with the rest of its network, data reveals. Theories Emerge Over Rogue BCH Nodes As shown by Coin Dance and uploaded to social media by cryptocurrency commentator […]

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