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+.”
Crypto Market Unconvincingly Adds $7 Billion as Bitcoin Recovers
“Within minutes, on January 6, the Bitcoin price spiked from $3,830 to $4,030 by around five percent. The sudden increase in the price of Bitcoin led other major crypto assets to spike in value.
Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, EOS, and Stellar recorded gains in the range of 3 to 12 percent on the day, demonstrating solid momentum over the last 24 hours…”