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50-60% of global Bitcoin volume is now going to be locked into and transacting over a 100% centralized Blockstream product?
October 11, 2018 9:25 PM
50-60% of global Bitcoin volume is now going to be locked into and transacting over a 100% centralized Blockstream product?
"Any person who was screaming about keeping their full nodes and that now thinks this is totally awesome.. go seek professional help." - Post by @olivierjanss on Twitter criticizes the high adoption of the centralized Blockstream Lightning Network.
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October 11, 2018 2:50 PM
"I gambled with the slot machines on Lightning."
The problem is I quadrupled my money. Since it was a brand new channel I couldn't receive more than i put into the Casino. There was no way to withdraw my winnings.
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The Launch of the Liquid Network
October 10, 2018 9:20 PM
The Launch of the Liquid Network
The Liquid blockchain went live with the first block generated on September 27, 2018 at 1:29 UTC. 23 of the cryptocurrency industry’s biggest players participated in the launch as Liquid members, including Altonomy, Atlantic Financial, Bitbank, Bitfinex, Bitmax, BitMEX, Bitso, BTCBOX, BTSE, Buull Exchange, DGroup, Coinone, Crypto Garage, GOPAX (operated by Streami), Korbit, L2B Global, OKCoin, The Rock Trading, SIX Digital Exchange, Unocoin, Xapo, XBTO, and Zaif. Together, these members comprise the Liquid Network, ensuring users’ assets are protected through a geographically diverse network with no single point of failure.
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Source: blockstream.com

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Liquid Goes Live: Blockstream's First Bitcoin Sidechain Has Finally Arrived
October 10, 2018 8:18 PM
Liquid Goes Live: Blockstream's First Bitcoin Sidechain Has Finally Arrived
Three years in the making, bitcoin's first sidechain "Liquid" is now live. Launched by San Francisco startup Blockstream, Liquid is arguably the most advanced implementation of a technology called sidechains that's long been a holy grail for bitcoin coders (though what's being launched today may be a watered-down version of the original "trustless" vision). Still, that doesn't dilute the capabilities of what the company, founded by bitcoin's top open-source coders in 2014, has created.
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Source: www.coindesk.com

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When people wake up to what bitdb is capable of, the BCH ecosystem will explode.
October 10, 2018 4:03 PM
When people wake up to what bitdb is capable of, the BCH ecosystem will explode.
BitDB is an autonomous database that continuously synchronizes itself with Bitcoin. BitDB stores every bitcoin transaction in a structured document format that can be queried against like a regular database. With a simple MongoDB query, anyone can easily query, filter, and build powerful decentralized applications on Bitcoin.
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Source: memo.cash

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Top 32 whales control only 4.6% of supply with lost Bitcoins taken into account.
October 10, 2018 3:51 PM
Top 32 whales control only 4.6% of supply with lost Bitcoins taken into account.
In the world of Bitcoin, mysterious “whales”—individuals who own large hoards of the digital currency—have long been a source of speculation and anxiety. Now, new research sheds light on the identity of the whales and their impact on the market.
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Source: fortune.com

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“If Satoshi is dead, he is rolling in his grave
October 10, 2018 2:49 PM
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Reputable wallets start supporting Lightning Network: Electrum about to integrate LN payments
October 10, 2018 6:34 AM
Reputable wallets start supporting Lightning Network: Electrum about to integrate LN payments
The team in charge of the Bitcoin Electrum coin wallet announced on Wednesday, October 3 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, that it will integrate Lightning Network (LN) into its transfer services and coin wallet.
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October 10, 2018 1:04 AM
Roger Ver: "If you are still building your product on top of BTC"
If you are still building your product on top of BTC, you are guaranteeing that your customers will have a horrible user experience the next time the BTC blocks become full.
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Jimmy Song - For everything else there's MasterCard
October 09, 2018 9:09 PM
Jimmy Song - For everything else there's MasterCard
"Bitcoin Cash is a Fiat Money. You may be thinking at this point that I’m trolling or exaggerating. I’m not. I’m stating a fact." - Jimmy Song
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