BlueWallet has just released support for the Lightning Network. Being a 2nd layer scaling solution, Lightning promises low-fees and instant payments. But as a drawback brings a lot of complexities and unfamiliarities to unsuspecting users. Completely aligned with Bitcoin’s “be your own bank” for sovereign individuals, Lightning requires users to run their own Lightning nodes … Read moreBlueWallet brings zero-configuration Lightning payments to iOS and Android
We are pleased to announce that Phase 2 coverage of the Blockstream Satellite network is now live. Previously covering North and South America, Europe, and Africa, the addition of the Asia-Pacific region to Blockstream Satellite brings free access to some of the most populous regions of the world. In addition to the Phase 2 expansion, … Read moreBlockstream Satellite Asia-Pacific Phase 2 Coverage And Upcoming API Launch
We would like to thank Jameson Lopp for his commitment to Bitcoin The question of who controls the ability to merge code changes into Bitcoin Core’s GitHub repository tends to come up on a recurring basis. This has been cited as a “central point of control” of the Bitcoin protocol by various parties over the years, but I … Read moreWho Controls Bitcoin Core?
We would like to thank Pierre Rochard for his commitment to Bitcoin and Lightning Network. Below is a guide created by Pierre which will walk you through sending a Lightning payment with Zap. If you get stuck at any point in this guide (or after!) please contact Pierre either on Twitter or by email email@example.com so that he can … Read moreSend a Lightning Payment with Zap Desktop
We would like to thank Pierre Rochard for his commitment to Bitcoin and Lightning Network. Below is a guide created by Pierre which will walk you through connecting Zap with your LND node using the Node Launcher. If you get stuck at any point in this guide (or after!) please contact Pierre either on Twitter or by email … Read moreEasy Lightning with Node Launcher + Zap