The Lightning Network and the Third Bitcoin Halving – Bitcoin Magazine

The Lightning Network, Bitcoin’s second layer solution for faster and more efficient payments, was integral to the ecosystem’s third epoch — with a number of Lightning-focused projects iterating and expanding upon the technology to establish it as the most promising protocol built upon Bitcoin. Further Reading: What Is the Lightning Network?  It became clear during Bitcoin …

2.2% of All Ethereum Is Long on Bitfinex: 3 Reasons Why This Could Go Wrong

Despite the ongoing retracement in the prices of Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other top cryptocurrencies, investors remain highly optimistic about this market. ETH, especially, has benefited from traders, with data from leading crypto exchange Bitfinex indicating that there are more long positions open for Ethereum than ever before. “What. Is. Happening. 2.2% of all ETH in …

Part 2 – Bitcoin Magazine

In Part 1 of this two-part series, we focused on an introduction to blockchain analysis of publicly available Lightning Network payment requests or “invoices” that were made during the second Lightning Torch relay event that took place in January 2020. We looked at analyzing the use of both custodial and noncustodial mobile wallets.  In this …

Reddit’s New Ethereum Token Has Reached 10K Fortnite Users

Earlier this month, the popular online community Reddit launched two types of Ethereum-based cryptocurrency tokens to its users. The token specifically designed for players of the pop culture phenomenon video game Fortnite has already grown to over 10,000 users since it rolled out just one week ago. New Ethereum Reddit Tokens Amass Over 10K Users …

Bitcoin Product Demos During the Halving – Bitcoin Magazine

Bitcoin Magazine’s BitcoinHalving.com 21-hour live stream was a celebration of programmable scarcity during Bitcoin’s third-ever subsidy halving. It brought panel discussions, fireside chats, technical analysis, banter, memes, music and an unforgettable decentralized countdown to Bitcoin’s global community and beyond. Among the diverse pieces of content presented were firsthand demonstrations from some of Bitcoin’s most active …