Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Is Growing ‘Increasingly Centralized,’ Researchers Find – CoinDesk

Bitcoin’s lightning network is growing “increasingly centralized,” making it more susceptible to attacks, asserts a new paper by security researchers. Seen as a potential solution to bitcoin’s scaling headaches, lightning is a payment network allowing for speedier and cheaper transactions. Partly to make lightning more robust, developers and researchers have been trying to spot holes […]

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Nervos Network Will Hand Out $30M to Encourage Third-Party Development – CoinDesk

Nervos Network has set up a $30 million public grant fund to sponsor external developers building on its blockchain infrastructure. Announced Thursday, the fund will pay developers in cash-equivalent CKByte tokens, and all submitted projects will be made public to source feedback from the broader community, Nervos co-founder Kevin Wang told CoinDesk.  Individuals, teams and […]

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Unregistered ICO Issuer Gladius Shuts Down 9 Months After SEC Settlement – CoinDesk

Crypto startup Gladius Network LLC announced it would close its operations via a Telegram message on Thursday, several months after settling charges of selling an unregistered security with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The Washington D.C.-based firm reached a settlement with the SEC in February over its 2017 initial coin offering. As part […]

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