Is the cryptosphere ready to be hit by Lightning (Networks) Is the cryptosphere ready to be hit by Lightning (Networks)
You might be wondering what is a Lightning Network In this article, we'll cover how the Lightning Network works, it's benefits to the cryptosphere, and the future of the Lightning Network. In a 2015 white paper, Joseph Poon and Thaddeus Dryja presented their Lightning Network idea as the solution to enhance the acceleration of transactions on Bitcoins blockchain.The main idea is that the network sits on top of the blockchain and will settle payments between users with private channels without registering them on the primary ledger. The Lightning Network is an off-chain network that allows users to set up private channels between themselves to record their transactions, which will only become part of the blockchain once the channel is closed and the final balance is settled. Its underlying idea is that not all transactions need to be recorded on the blockchain. This piece was retrieved by us on 2019-01-25 17:52:33. Share this content on social media: You may be interested in these cryptocurrencies : SPHR, READ. Check out coinrivet.com to find more similar content. Leave a Comment

Loki s Simon Harman: Blockchain space needs patience, honesty and responsibility Loki s Simon Harman: Blockchain space needs patience, honesty and responsibility
Coin Rivet: Tell us about yourself and Loki. SH: I lead the team at the Loki project. We're building a suite of privacy tools for internet users to keep their communications, transactions, and internet access secure, private, and censorship free. Using our network of user-run Service Nodes, the Loki network will provide a variety of features, such as the Loki Messenger, an end-to-end encrypted, decentralised messenger that uses the network to store messages offline and to route messages and packets in such a way that prevents anyone bar the recipient from knowing that you sent a message in the first place, let alone what was in it. This post was obtained by us on 2019-01-16 19:57:13. Share this content on social media: These assets may interest you LOKI. See www.coinrivet.com for additional posts. Leave a Comment

Daily Bitcoin trading volume has been on the rise over the past three months Daily Bitcoin trading volume has been on the rise over the past three months
Daily Bitcoin trading volume has been on the rise since a significant spike in November 2018. Looking at the data over the last 12 months, the daily volume seems to have broken out of the range it was trading at throughoutmost of 2018. Bitcoin volume is still finding daily support at over $1 Billion wonder if you can tell the story of each spike in volume from Bitcoin The data for this graphic comes from the Crypto Pro app. The app takes volume data from most major crypto spot exchanges, including Coinbase, Kraken, Poloniex, Bitfinex, OKcoin, Bitstamp, Gemini, and Binance. As you can see in the volume data over the last 12 months, Bitcoin spent the majority of the year trading between $500 million and $1 billion. However, since the November sell-off (where price broke down under $6,000), we have seen a sustained rise in trading activity across spot exchanges. This entry was obtained by us on 2019-01-16 01:09:27. Share this content on social media: Related crypto assets include BTC, TCN, DAI, RISE. You may want to visit coinrivet.com for additional posts. Leave a Comment

Citigroup wishes traders Citigroup wishes traders "good luck" ahead of Brexit vote as volatility returns to GBP. Is Crypto a safe hedge
Global investment bank Citigroup has told traders good luck ahead of theHouse of Commons meaningful vote on Brexit on Tuesday evening. While volatility is usually associated with cryptocurrencies, Tuesday's vote is expected to cause violent swings in fiat currency price action, prompting concern from brokerage firms. According to Bloomberg, London-based TransferWise is placing a 10,000 cap on transfers to and from the UK for a 24-hour period starting at 9am on January 15th. The company's limit is usually 1 million. FWIW, absolute ATM vol levels in $GBPUSD today (left image) are way below the levels we saw before the #Brexit vote in June 2016 (right image). pic.twitter.com/CdMXJt4qhy This piece was discovered by us on 2019-01-15 16:50:53. Share this content on social media: You may be interested in these cryptocurrencies : HDG. Check out coinrivet.com to find more similar content. Leave a Comment

Under half of Ethereum nodes are  ready  for the Constantinople upgrade Under half of Ethereum nodes are ready for the Constantinople upgrade
At the time of writing, only 46% of Ethereum nodes are ready for Ethereums Constantinople upgrade. The data is taken directly from the Ether nodesAPI. In the table below, you can see the total number of nodes and also the number of nodes running under either the Parity or Geth clients. As you can see from the data, only 46% of the total nodes are sending the ready signal.For the enterprise nodes (Parity), we can see that around 45% of them are ready, compared to just under half of the Geth clients. The Parity client is used in more enterprise applications and Geth is used by more consumer applications (like Ethereum wallets). This publication was retrieved by us on 2019-01-15 15:09:39. Share this content on social media: Related crypto assets may include ETH, READ. Visit coinrivet.com for additional posts. Leave a Comment

Artwork tribute to Bitcoin legend Hal Finney is up for auction Artwork tribute to Bitcoin legend Hal Finney is up for auction
The artist Cryptograffiti has created a piece of artwork celebrating the contributions of Bitcoin legend Hal Finney. My latest work commemorates the 10th anniversary of @halfin's involvement in Bitcoin. Repurposed credit cards sit atop a used bank deposit box. Inside, a custom @CasaHODL node allows you to "run bitcoin." Embedded is Hal's signed credit card given to me by his wife Fran. 1/4 pic.twitter.com/bpLTWtxH4Q cryptograffiti (@cryptograffiti) January 11, 2019 Specifically, Cryptograffiti said that his latest work commemorates the 10th anniversary of cryptographerHal Finney'sinvolvement in Bitcoin. This publication was retrieved by us on 2019-01-14 23:10:44. Share this content on social media: Related crypto assets may include BTC, TCN, ION. You may want to visit coinrivet.com for complete listings from this source. Leave a Comment

Streaming money with Layer two Streaming money with Layer two
Lightning Network users can now receive funds from other users without the need to first create Lightning invoices. Spontaneous Lightning Payments using only your Node ID (without invoice) are almost here! from Bitcoin This new feature will allow users to create spontaneous Lightning payments and may also allow users to start streaming money directly throughthe Layer 2 scaling solution for the Bitcoin blockchain. The update was released as a new GitHub commit for the LND Lightning implementation. The pull request was submittedbyOlaoluwa Osuntokun, the CTO of Lightning Labs. As part of the release,Olaoluwa (also known in the community by his nicknameroasbeef) said that the new featurewill give the ability to send a payment to a destinationwithoutfirst needing to have an invoice. This information was first seen by us on 2019-01-14 21:41:22. Share this content on social media: Have a look at coinrivet.com for more similar content. Leave a Comment

Volume on the Augur prediction market platform is seriously dwindling Volume on the Augur prediction market platform is seriously dwindling
The web server reported a gateway time-out error. Please try again in a few minutes. Cloudflare Ray ID: 497df9ad4b591623 Your IP: 201.86.163.172 Performance & security by Cloudflare This post was retrieved by us on 2019-01-11 18:59:32. Share this content on social media: You may be interested in these cryptocurrencies : ARK, ION, REP. Visit coinrivet.com to find more similar content. Leave a Comment

Bitcoin's failure to break out and subsequent dump demonstrates the fragility of the market Bitcoin's failure to break out and subsequent dump demonstrates the fragility of the market
After three days of valiantly attempting to break out of the $4,050 level of resistance, Bitcoin slumped to a 5% move to the downside on Thursday. Interestingly, there was no news or fundamental changes that affected price action, demonstrating the fragility of this immature asset class. Volatility in cryptocurrency isn't a new concept. Bitcoin and the more illiquid altcoins often make substantial moves in either direction without a real catalyst. While this is attractive to day traders, it really diminishes Bitcoin's status as a store of value and an international payment service. The claim of Bitcoin advocates is that Bitcoin will revolutionise cross-border money transfers, but when price can move 5% in a 30-minute period when a transaction is being confirmed, it hardly represents value or stability. This entry was obtained by us on 2019-01-10 16:04:04. Share this content on social media: These assets may interest you BTC, TCN, ARK. Visit coinrivet.com for more. Leave a Comment

Is Bitmain about to announce a new CEO Is Bitmain about to announce a new CEO
Bitcoin mining hardware giant Bitmainmay be about to name a new CEO to replace company co-founders Jihan Wu and Ketuan Zhan. As reported by the South China Morning Post, it seems that the Bitmain board may now turn to Haichoao Wang, their current product engineering director. Wu and Zhan, who founded Bitmain in 2013, own 21% and 37% of the company respectively, according to the IPO prospectus. Back in December, Coin Rivet reported that Bitmain may be about to ditch theirco-CEO system. The current rumour is that Wang has already taken over duties from co-CEOs Wu and Zhan in a transition period that started last month. This post was retrieved by us on 2019-01-10 14:40:17. Share this content on social media: See coinrivet.com for more from this source. Leave a Comment

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