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Bitstamp now supports Lightning Network

Yesterday, the Bitstamp exchange announced support for Lightning Network.

Bitstamp, a platform that has been supporting blockchain technology and crypto development since 2011, has decided to create its own Lightning Network node in order to improve the performance of bitcoin transactions and to manage millions of transactions per second with lower fees.

Connecting to the LN node of Bitstamp is very easy: it is sufficient to scan the appropriate QR code.

A few days ago Electrum, Coinbase and Samourai Wallet also decided to support Lightning Network.

 Even the bitcoin wallet on the Apple Watch has opened up to LN’s support, demonstrating how this new technology has been being pursued for some time now.

At the moment, in fact, the LN network counts just under 9000 nodes and a total capacity of about 939 BTC

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Alfredo de Candia
Alfredo de Candia
Android developer for over 8 years with a dozen of developed apps, Alfredo at age 21 has climbed Mount Fuji following the saying: "He who climbs Mount Fuji once in his life is a wise man, who climbs him twice is a Crazy". Among his app we find a Japanese database, a spam and virus database, the most complete database on Anime and Manga series birthdays and a shitcoin database. Sunday Miner, Alfredo has a passion for crypto and is a fan of EOS.