Lightning Labs Strikes on iOS, Android With Noncustodial Mobile Wallet

2019 has been an electric year for the Lightning Network, and San Francisco-based Lightning Labs has delivered another striking development. The development company has already launched the alpha for its desktop Lightning wallet in April, announced Lightning Loop/Hyperloop to allow seamless channel funding and withdrawals, and released the network’s first iteration of watchtowers this year.…

Why Bitcoin’s Security Is Just Fine

What Is Bitcoin? Bitcoin means different things to different people. For some, it is a future of freely moving currency untied to any central bank. To others, it is a purely digital entity of questionable value and dubious origin. But what is Bitcoin, in the most basic sense? In most casual conversations, you can get…