Can you earn passive income running a Lightning node?

The prerequisites to run a Bitcoin Lightning node include an amount of Bitcoin to fund your Lightning channel, fiat money to buy the hardware equipment(s), and a Lightning-compatible wallet. Remember that Lightning nodes are non-mining nodes, which means you aren’t mining Bitcoin but are vital to validating Bitcoin blocks. Validation Nodes are the most common … Read more

What is StrongBlock (STRONG) and how does it work?

The digital financial environment continues to develop almost every second, which is no surprise to those in the crypto sector. Among such technological advancements, a new project called StrongBlock has popularized the concept of the node as a service (NaaS) on the blockchain. NaaS is an alternative to running entire blockchain nodes on your own; … Read more

Ankr partners with Optimism to provide a fast and reliable RPC service for users

Ankr, a company that provides one-click node deployment and Web3 infrastructure, has announced that it will become a remote procedure call provider for Optimism. Optimism is an open-source Layer 2 scaling solution for Ethereum that focuses on speed and efficient transactions across the network. It has caught the eyes of many in recent months, including … Read more