Lightning Network can be a real improvement to Bitcoin – once it matures

More from: | The Next Web | 0 With blockchains facing scaling issues depending on their makeup and governance, as well as their popularity, some, like Litecoin, have implemented the Lightning network as a way to address overcrowding, which leads to slow and expensive transactions. Scalability has become a byword... Read more

Crypto Payment Start-Up Set To Offer ‘Lightning Fast’ Transactions

More from: | CoinTelegraph | 0 A new project is building an ecosystem for cryptocurrency payments to eliminate bottlenecks which are stopping the world from enjoying a “second cryptoeconomic boom.” Korona argues that current Blockchain payment systems are geared towards investors – and the likes of Bitcoin and Ethereum are... Read more

How to Set Up a Bitcoin Lightning Network Node (4 Easy Steps)

More from: | HackerNoon | 0 This guide will take you through setting up a machine running ubuntu/debian as a lightning network node. 1. Install Bitcoind $ sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:bitcoin/bitcoin$ sudo apt-get update$ sudo apt-get install -y bitcoind 2. Install C-Lightning c-lightning is blockstream’s lightning network daemon. $ sudo apt-get... Read more