Zap creator Jack Mallers announced that he’s bringing Bitcoin back to its roots with Strike, his Lightning Network wallet, that teamed with Shopify, NCR and Blackhawk Network. Some of the biggest retailers in America like McDonalds and Walmart were listed in the presentation.

“The alliance is now operational and a significant step toward widespread Bitcoin use”

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Bitcoin’s Lightning Network may now be used to handle payments on Shopify-based websites, according to Mallers, noting that the Lightning Network is a layer 2 solution of the Bitcoin blockchain that employs smart contracts to settle payments rapidly and at low rates.

Source: The News Crypto