Lightning Hood Weekly Round-Up for the Week Starting 3/11/19

Newly Added Items on Lightning Hood

1.) The team behind Coin Central put together a visual timeline of Bitcoin’s most storied moments. From the pre-Bitcoin work of Nick Szabo to the post-Bitcoin innovations, memes, and community development

2.) Satoshibet is a Roulette Lapp (Lightning Network Application) that makes use of Lightning’s advantages to provide users with a better experience

3.) LuckyThunder is a lightning network slot machine that is provably fair, has a very high win percentage and doesn’t require login

4.) A Lightning Network wrapper that proposes itself as a middleware between the main LN implementations and Lapps interfaces

5.) Donate to get your limited edition Lightning Network Paper Bill celebrating all of the companies and developers that have contributed to the network’s success in its first year on mainnet. Donate Here

Lightning Network News and Good Reads from the Week

1.) Keybase launches cryptographic coin flipping

2.) A bill proposed by the Texas legislature will require that all receivers of cryptocurrency in regular transactions verify the identity of the cryptocurrency sender before accepting any payment

3.) Blockstream announces Liquid Core, a new multiplatform desktop wallet for transacting Liquid Bitcoin (L-BTC). It is based on Bitcoin Core and provides users with a familiar UI to send & receive L-BTC & assets on the Liquid Network

4.) Blockstream announces that the Satellite API is now on mainnet. Users can now pay with Lightning to broadcast data globally. Blockstream also released the Satellite Receiver v1.3. The update increases bandwidth & reliability for small antennas & those with low SNR

5.) Former head of Mt. Gox Mark Karpeles found guilty on one charge, sentenced to two years in prison

6.) The Chicago Board Options Exchange (Cboe) announced that it will not list upcoming Cboe Bitcoin (“XBT”) futures contracts for trading in March 2019

7.) Lightning network wallet Zeus is now available on the Google Play store

8.) An overview of Lightning Network Enterprise Ecosystems

9.) March 15th marked the first anniversary of the LND mainnet beta

Lightning Hood’s Selection for Meme of the Week

Stacking sats and maintaining good coincontrol practice — courtesy of Rain Dog Dance

If there are any other major news events or items we may have missed from the week please let us know! You can reach us on twitter @lightning_hood

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