Lightning Network News and Good Reads from the WeekLightning Hood Weekly Round-Up for the Week Starting 4/1/19

Newly Added Items on Lightning Hood

1.) LNgames launches an awesome new slot machine game called RGBslot

2.) Geoff launches lntookit which is a command-line tools project that helps you rebalance your lightning channels by moving a balance from one of your channels to another of your channels

3.) Boltz is an instant, account free, and non-custodial digital asset exchange built on top of the lightning network


4.) Satoshi’s Pictures allows you to rent a piece of their Wall of Fame for just a few sats per minute!

5.) Thor Turbo gives you inbound liquidity to your Lightning Channel you can spend immediately!

Lightning Network News and Good Reads from the Week

1.) BIP39 Passphrase is coming to Cold Card wallet

2.) Solutions bringing static channel backups and recovery schemes have been merged into the LND master branch


4.) Alex Bosworth creates a Backup on LND via channel.backup using systemd and inotify.

3.) Pierre Rochard updates the node launcher with several huge features making it even easier to get up and running with your own lightning node

4.) Zeus lightning wallet gets update that adds a slick dark theme. The wallet is available to both iOS and Android users

5.) Coinbase Soft Launches International Payments with XRP and USDC

6.) The world’s first Lightning-enabled Bitcoin ATM was created and revealed at the Bitcoin Hong Kong Lightning Hack Day

7.) The SEC filed its first-ever no action letter clearing a crypto startup’s token sale

8.) The third part of Technological Teachings of Bitcoin, a fantastic series has been released


9.) The Understanding Bitcoin conference was going on this weekend in Malta and it was AMAZING! See Live streams below.

Lightning Hood’s Selection for Meme of the Week

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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