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Public Blockchain On-Chain Scaling ‘Degrades Decentralization’: Microsoft Researcher

The post Public Blockchain On-Chain Scaling ‘Degrades Decentralization’: Microsoft Researcher appeared first on CCN A team of Microsoft blockchain researchers has concluded that on-chain scaling — a method employed by Bitcoin Cash and other cryptocurrencies — is antithetical to decentralization and will not provide a network with the ability to operate at “world-scale.” On-Chain Scaling… Read More »

‘Zap’: Developers Release Lightning Network Beta Wallet

The post ‘Zap’: Developers Release Lightning Network Beta Wallet appeared first on CCN Developer Jack Mallers has announced that Lightning Network wallet Zap is ready for testnet use with its Beta release on Monday. The project has been open-source since its inception, but the release of Zap aims to make transacting on the Lightning Network… Read More »

‘Testnet Is So Boring’: TorGuard Accepts Bitcoin Mainnet Lightning Payments

The post ‘Testnet Is So Boring’: TorGuard Accepts Bitcoin Mainnet Lightning Payments appeared first on CCN Virtual private network (VPN) service TorGuard has begun accepting Lightning Network payments on the main bitcoin network, even though the technology has yet to receive an official production release. TorGuard made the announcement on Twitter, stating that “testnet is… Read More »