I’m trying to put together a list of what’s coming out this year. Have this very simple list so far. Anyone care to add anything or suggest some better dates?

Bitcoin

  • Neutrino mainnet – June 2019
  • Testnet release of Schnorr signature – Jun 2019
  • Mainnet release of Schnorr signature – Dec 2019
  • Bitcoin node count reaches 12,500 – Dec 2019
  • Bitcoin node count reaches 15,000 – Dec 2019

Financial

  • CBOE-backed VanEck/SolidX Bitcoin ETF – February 27, 2019.
  • Bakkt trading – June 2019
  • Winklevoss ETF – June 2019
  • Fidelity starts selling Bitcoin – June 2019
  • Bitmain declares bankruptcy – June 2019

Lightning:

  • LN Channel splicing – June 2019
  • LN Sphinx-send – June 2019
  • LN eltoo and Channel Factories – June 2019
  • Atomic Multi-Path Payments (AMP) main net – June 2019
  • LN node count reaches 10,000 – Aug 2019
  • LN: Watchtowers – June 2019
  • LND channel fund backups – June 2019
  • LN on Electrum – June 2019
  • Mainnet release of Lightning Labs desktop – June 2019
  • Mainnet release of Lightning Labs mobile – June 2019
  • 2-3 Major exchanges integrate LN – June 2020
  • Coinbase integrates LN – June 2021

ASIC Miners:

Will update this section when I hear new developments

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There are 152 fiat currencies that have failed due to Hyperinflation. Their average lifespan was 24.6 years and the median lifespan is 7 years. 82 of these currencies lasted less than a decade and 15 of them lasted less than 1 year.

There are 152 fiat currencies that have failed due to Hyperinflation. Their average lifespan was 24.6 years and the median lifespan is 7 years. 82 of these currencies lasted less than a decade and 15 of them lasted less than 1 year. <- this is why bitcoin was created! submitted by /u/Crevative
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Analyst: 2019 a Year of Accumulation For Bitcoin, Recovery by Year’s End

In the past 24 hours, the crypto market has recovered from $ 120 to $ 123 billion as the Bitcoin price avoided a further drop below the $ 3,600 mark. Ethereum has also been able to rebound relatively quickly from the delay of the Constantinople hard fork, which initially caused a 10 percent drop from $ 130 to $ 116.

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Bitcoin is currently back at transaction levels of last year. After the dip of TXs alongside the price, it has been a steady increase throughout 2018. Value is exchanging hands. While price is consolidating, activity is growing fast. This is divergence.

Bitcoin is currently back at transaction levels of last year. After the dip of TXs alongside the price, it has been a steady increase throughout 2018. Value is exchanging hands. While price is consolidating, activity is growing fast. This is divergence. submitted by /u/Smilinmong
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