RE: What’s The Latest?
The thread about the Bitcoin and crypto news sites got me thinking and I thought I’d post this for anyone who has any interesting new Bitcoin related news stories they’d like to post.
Here’s one on the latest progress with the Lightning Network
BITCOIN LIGHTNING NETWORK CAPACITY QUADRUPLES SINCE NOVEMBER
“Last month alone saw the network top 4,000 nodes and then explode in capacity to over $2 million value of bitcoin. Though the value of bitcoin has since fallen, in terms of BTC the capacity has nevertheless continued to rise. According to data from p2sh.info, it had reached 460 BTC at press time.
The number of open channels has also continued to rise, breaking 16,500, while nodes have increased to 4300+.”
BITCOIN MINING GIANT BITMAIN IS COLLAPSING – AND IT ONLY HAS ITSELF TO BLAME
The Israeli research and development arm of cryptocurrency mining giant Bitmain will close, resulting in the firing of all 23 staff due to market “turmoil.”
GLIKBERG: BITMAIN ‘FORCED’ TO REEVALUATE
As local media outlet Globes reported December 10, Bitmain, which continues to face financial problems of its own this year, will formally end all activities at its offshoot just three years after it began operations.
The 23 employees at the Ra’anana site will not be distributed elsewhere, it appears…