The total number of active nodes on Lightning Network,the most exciting development in the whole blockchain ecosystem, has crossed 2,000, while its total network capacity has passed $150,000.
With the ongoing speed of the development of Lightning Network, analysts believe that the official release of the first version of the mainnet can occur anytime soon.
Soon after the full-SegWit support in the Bitcoin software update, the Bitcoin transactions using SegWit have doubled in just past two days.
The Full-SegWit support to the Core Bitcoin software has been officially confirmed by core developer Peter Todd.
Coinbase and GDAX have adopted SegWit, which means that all their users will soon have an opportunity to enjoy lower fees and faster Bitcoin transactions.
Bitfinex and Coinbase now support SegWit. Bitcoin investors can expect to see lower fees and faster processing times, but please remember that SegWit has been implemented for Bitcoin only, and not Bitcoin Cash.
In a few weeks, Coinbase will offer their customers an update on Bitcoin SegWit which is expected to improve transaction capacity of the Bitcoin network.
LUXCORE is a unique Enterprise focused Blockchain Ecosystem and it’s open source public blockchain asset, LuxCoin has the potential to become a leading cryptocurrency due to the implementation of new features including Smart Contracts and SegWit aimed at enhancing the blockchain’s usability and transaction speeds.
In a fresh new twist in the plans of SegWit2x hard fork, there is every possibility for the hard fork to go through in the near time.
The value of the digital currency reaches a 30-day high amid warnings of high volatility it could experience after SegWit2x activation next month.
Industry top analysts express their optimism regarding bitcoin’s short-term price trend, saying its price may reach $6,000 by the end of the year.
Last month’s much spoken hard fork has seen Bitcoin price rally to reach new all time high of $5000. Let’s try to understand the possible reasons behind the rally and the future prospects for Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash – forked version of Bitcoin.
Developers behind Lightning Labs released the 0.3 alpha version of the Lightning Network Daemon, offering a number of new features including Bitcoin & Litecoin swaps.