Lightning Strikes (Again!) as Lightning Network Storms to Beta Release

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The Lightning Network has officially been declared ready for mainnet usage as Lightning Labs has released the first beta version of the open-source development team’s much-anticipated software. Lightning Network Software Receives Beta Release The San Francisco-based Lightning Labs announced Thursday that it […]

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Will Lightning Help or Hurt Bitcoin Privacy?

Faster, cheaper bitcoin transactions? Check. But at what cost? For bitcoin users, many of whom were drawn to cryptocurrency for its promise of financial sovereignty, bitcoin is still synonymous with privacy. But the gap between the vision and the reality, in which user transactions today must be published to a globally distributed ledger, has long […]

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