How Does the Lightning Network Work

 

If you’re looking for a literal definition of what the Lightning Network is, then the following should suffice: 

The Lightning Network is just a protocol that enables the passage of bitcoins “off-chain” via the execution of smart contracts in

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Why Has Litecoin’s Price Increased So Much? (Deep Fundamental Analysis)

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If you’ve asked this question, then hats off to you, because it should be asked.

As noted in the most recent price analysis, Litecoin’s price has increased by 140%+.

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Reason #1 

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QuadrigaCX Ethereum Storage Found

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Introduction

This report was curated by the CEO and editor of the Zerononcense publication with corroborating information from Jesse Powell, CEO of Kraken Exchange and Taylor Monahan, CEO of MyCrypto.

The author of this report was able to

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Report Shows QuadrigaCX “Cold Wallets” Actively Involved in SIGNIFICANT Criminal Activity: Ties to Silk Road, Hacked Funds, Identity Theft, and Drug/Human Trafficking

 

 

Introduction

Recently, CoinDesk posted an article on their site that referenced a Reddit user’s analysis into the 103 bitcoins that QuadrigaCX (Canadian Exchange) claims that it sent to a cold wallet by accident.

Specifically, CoinDesk cites this Reddit

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Bitcoin Network Properties: ‘BIS’ Report Critique

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Introduction

Recently, the organization BIS (Bank for International Settlements) posted a critique of the Proof of Work consensus algorithm for Bitcoin. While there was significant media coverage around the critique, hardly any individuals/outlets took the time to critically

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QuadrigaCX Chain Analysis Report (Pt. 1): Bitcoin Wallets

This report provides an in-depth analysis of QuadrigaCX’s Bitcoin holdings.

The exposition of this report’s context will be added to the top of this document at a later time in the near future. For the time being, the information provided

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Ichimoku Cloud Guide Review for Crypto

This article will serve as a brief guide and overview of the Ichimoku Cloud technical indicator.

While it will not be a comprehensive list of all things that are related to the Ichimoku, this article should serve as a solid

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Bitcoin Wallets Funds are NOT at Risk: Debunking the Bryce Weiner and Andrew Desantis SegWit Theory

 

Recently, two known individuals in the crypto community, Bryce Weiner and Andrew Desantis, decided to rehash (no pun intended) a year-old supposed vulnerability involving Bitcoin’s transactions and SegWit (Segregated Witness).

According to the pair’s tweets on Twitter, Segregated Witness,

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Ethereum Looks Like it Will Continue to Post Gains

 

 

 

This is another really short-term price analysis. We’re going to go ahead and take a look at Ethereum’s price action and see what lies ahead in the future.

Ethereum Price Analysis

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In the chart above, we

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Breaking Down the Constantinople Hard Fork

Before we can seriously dive into an Ethereum price analysis, we have to know what the heck is going on with Ethereum first.

That’s not an issue though because we are going to cover everything going on with this specific

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Dow Jones Fundamental Analysis (Part I): General Overview Edition

This is a rare crossover to stocks, but this feels like an appropriate one to make since there has been so much volatility in the markets as of recent.

In this price analysis, we’re going to go ahead and take

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Why is the Cryptosphere Underestimating Bitmain?

It seems that all too often there is an article being published that laments on Bitmain as though they were a failing franchise or as if the Chinese conglomerate is on the verge of bankruptcy.

However, this could not be

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Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis

We have not seriously covered the price of Bitcoin Cash for quite some time (ever since the split between the ABC and SV protocols) because the price of the two assets were moving in unison for the most part.

However,

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XRP Finally Being Added as a Base Pair on Binance

Recently, Binance announced that $XRP would be added as a base pair asset on the exchange for two different traded tokens:

This is fairly big news because the $XRP community has been anticipating such an addition on a major exchange

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: Bears Getting Ready to Rev Up Again

Bitcoin Price Analysis

As an update to the last price analysis that was put out, let’s go ahead and take a short-term look at the price of Bitcoin:

https://www.tradingview.com/x/Zm7raOwl/

RSI(14) is still climbing progressively and the price has re-corrected itself.

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BREAKING: Central Bank Reports Prove Bitfinex / Tether DO NOT Have Banking in the Bahamas with Deltec

BREAKING: Central Bank Reports Prove Bitfinex & Tether DO NOT Have Banking in the Bahamas with Deltec

This piece provides definitive research and accounting statements from the Central Bank of the Bahamas to prove that Bitfinex never opened up a … Read more

$EOS Block Producer Collusion: A Full Research Report (Part 1)

$EOS Block Producer Collusion: A Full Research Report (Part 1)

This research report was originally compiled on December 9th, 2018 in the MerkleTrader Telegram. This article serves as the canonization of the research compiled on this topic.

Discovery of

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Dissecting Why the Idea Behind Deepbrain Chain is Utterly Impossible

As stated on the ProofofResearch Twitter account a few weeks ago, my position on Deepbrain Chain is that the idea that they are proposing is implausible and cannot be manifested. This is supported by a wealth of research attesting to

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$SUB Announces They Will Be Gambling Investor Funds

So its come to this:

In a video released on December 14th, 2018, by the Substratum team’s official YouTube account, Justin Tabb announces that the team will be speculatively trading their allocation of Ethereum in order to acquire more funds

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Bitcoin is Intuitively Tied to the Stock Market

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For those that do not know, Bitcoin is intuitively tied to the stock market’s performance. This article will attempt to explain how and why as well as what the relationship is between the stock market and Bitcoin’s price.

What is

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Should You Be Concerned About Po.et Layoffs?

Recently, it was reported in ‘The Block’ that cryptocurrency, Po.et, had laid off a decent portion of its team:

Po.et makes cuts to its engineering team, CEO says – The Block

Po.et, the decentralized digital rights management platform, has

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Crypto Hedge Funds Doing Terribly: Rarely More Profitable Than HODL

If there’s one that we can say about crypto in 2018, its that the markets have taken an absolute beating. With every single sector of the cryptocurrency sphere losing substantial amounts of money, the prevailing narrative has been, ‘Where is

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