Dissecting HTLC Use for Lightning Network and its Limitations

Major Characteristic #1

The Lightning Network utilizes HTLCs (hash time locked contracts), which prevent users from being able to obtain their funds at their sole discretion (outside of the parameters and restrictions of the HTLC).

 

In the passage cited

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Blockchain Could Be the Solution to Facebook’s Data Woes

 

Over the past day or so, there have been several reports in the cryptosphere, mentioning a supposed cryptocurrency from Facebook, called, ‘FBCoin’.

The most recent reports about this alleged impending product release were brokered by New York Times writer,

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Analyzing Currency Inflows into the Crypto Market (and Stablecoins)

 

Many believe that an influx of stablecoins is a bullish sign for the markets.

However, this often tends to not be the case. Let’s go ahead and revisit our current flow analysis from a few months ago.

The tweet

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NEM Has a Savior and Her Name is Alexandra Tinsman

 

The cryptocurrency, ‘$XEM’ (or NEM) is no longer the same cryptocurrency that you knew in 2018 and before.

It appears that NEM’s new president, Alexandra Tinsman, is the real deal.

This makes a major difference because if NEM

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Bitcoin Still in its Endless Loop of Consolidation (Price Analysis)

 

Since there has been some more slight movement for Bitcoin, we’re going to go ahead and take a look at the charts and see if we can detect any interesting developments in the indicators or the patterns that would

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Why You Should Only Invest in Coins With Liquidity

 

Why You Should Only Invest in Coins With Liquidity (Op-ED)

Do not buy gems.

Yeah, I said it. All those so-called ‘gems’ on KuCoin or some other fringe exchange — don’t touch those.

Those are the coins that will

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QuadrigaCX’s Cash Scheme Was Nearly Identical to Wolf of Wall Street

 

One thing that has not been mentioned about the entire QuadrigaCX situation is the fact that its internal cash operations mirror several aspects of the movie, ‘Wolf of Wall Street’.

What is the ‘Wolf of Wall Street’?

If you

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Ontology is Riddled With Issues (Pt. 1)

 

For some reason, the cryptocurrency community has not covered the fact that the cryptocurrency project, Ontology, is riddled with a number of issues that make it far from a reliable or invest-worthy project.

Ontology’s Blockchain Went ‘Down for Maintenance’

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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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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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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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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

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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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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Analyzing the SEC Charges Against EtherDelta

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On November 8th, 2018, the SEC announced that they had formally charged crypto exchange, EtherDelta, with operating an unregistered securities exchange.

 

The official announcement by the SEC can be found here:

 

https://www.sec.gov/news/press-release/2018-258

The reason why we are covering

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Cardano Short Could Yield 50%+ Profit

Today, we’re going to take a look at Cardano because it is another coin for which there has been a specific price review requested of it.

So, let’s see what the price action on this project is at the moment.

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Daily Crypto Market Analysis Nov 2nd 2018

This is a daily marketing report that will be covering current statistics pertaining to the crypto market over the last 24 hours from time of writing (November 2nd, 2018).

Stats will be gleaned from coinlib.io as well as other sources

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Bitcoin Continues to Remain Ambiguous Short-Term

So, as a follow-up to the last price analysis that we did just a few days ago, we’re going to go ahead and take a look at Bitcoin and see whether or not the price will make that jump from

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There’s a Deranged Lunatic Stalking Popular Cryptocurrency Personalities

 

Here’s Why

Whalepool (which is connected to Bitfinex), is extremely angry that I wrote an article in which I claimed that they were insolvent. They see myself as well as Bitfinexed as the thought leaders in the community that

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Ripple Looking Incredibly…Neutral

This price analysis will be dedicated to dissecting the future price action of the Ripple coin. This coin is probably one of the most highly anticipated and suggested coins in the T10, so we’ll make sure to take our time

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Ethereum Looks Nice For a Short As Well

It’s been a little while since we’ve really taken a strong look at Ethereum on a price basis, so we’re going to take the opportunity to do so here in this piece.

Ethereum Price Analysis

 

So, from first glance,

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Solana Proof of History Review (Op-Ed)

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Disclaimer: The views espoused in this article are that of the editor and the editor alone. Please conduct your own research and form your own conclusions.

I’ve been reading through Solana’s Proof of History articles (not the documentation yet per

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Cardano is Looking Very Ambiguous (Price Analysis)

 

 

 

There have been a few noteworthy events on the Cardano protocol as of late, so let’s take a look at some of them to get a better gauge on what’s going on in terms of its price

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Bitcoin Chain Analysis (Data Science) Pt. 1: Increasing # of Users Are Gravitating Toward ‘Actual Use’ of Bitcoin vs. Trading

 

This article is a bit different than some of the other ones that you may be used to from the brand because we’re going to do something called, ‘chain analysis’ for Bitcoin.

The purpose of this article will be

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Bitcoin: The Bear Market is Just Getting Started

 

Before delving into this price analysis, please review the former article regarding premiums on exchanges, which can be found here:

https://blog.zerononcense.com/2018/10/21/explaining-the-bitcoin-tether-premium-fiasco/

Bitcoin Price Analysis

Straight away, the first thing that’s worth looking at is the daily view to see

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