BitMEX Research – SegWit transaction capacity increase compared to Bitcoin Cash – Since the launch of Bitcoin Cash in August 2017, around 6.1 million SegWit transactions have taken place, 20.1% more than the cumulative number of Bitcoin Cash transactions in the period.

BitMEX Research - SegWit transaction capacity increase compared to Bitcoin Cash - Since the launch of Bitcoin Cash in August 2017, around 6.1 million SegWit transactions have taken place, 20.1% more than the cumulative number of Bitcoin Cash transactions in the period. submitted by /u/BitMEXResearch
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Super stoked about my first mainnet lightning transaction

I setup a lightning node this weekend using lnd 0.4 beta and successfully used it on mainnet.yalls.org to publish an "article".

I did everything from scratch, meaning compiled the code and created my own docker container to run lnd.

Lightning FTW!

Looking forward to more time spent learning the nitty gritty of lightning.

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BTC Transaction Volume Reaches Two-Year Low (news.bitcoin.com)

The seven-day average for the number of daily bitcoin transactions has reached a two-year low, recently dropping below 160,000 for the first time since March 2016. The lull in transactions coincides with the weekly volume of bitcoins exchanged through peer-to-peer (P2P) trading volume on Localbitcoins recently dipping below 6,000 for the first time since February 2014.
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