As other asset markets, particularly the stock markets, enter a bear market some believe cryptocurrencies have a chance at being the best performing asset class next year.Travis Kling, a self-proclaimed ex-equities portfolio manager who “fell down the crypto rabbit hole” and is now heading up the cryptocurrency asset management firm Ikigai, tweeted today: Source: CCN
The capacity of the Bitcoin (BTC) Lightning Network (LN) has surpassed $2 million on Sunday, Dec. 23, according to data provided by BTC statistics website bitcoinvisuals.com. Despite the year-long bear market, combined with the recent market crash dubbed the “crypto winter,” the Bitcoin Lightning network has seen strong growth throughout 2018. As of Dec. 23, node channels that support the Lighting scaling protocol were able to facilitate 496.8 BTC, almost reaching a landmark point of 500 BTC. At that time, the amount was worth about $2 million. Source: Cointelegraph
Collaboration between NEO and NeoWorld, the 3D virtual NEOLAND will be launched soon. $NEO will be the only token used on the new continental. Create your own character and jump into the new world! Source: Twitter Neo Blockchain
Story: A Coinbase user accidentally sends bitcoin to a litecoin address. Coinbase support claims it’s not recoverable. Someone on Twitter helps the user recover the funds successfully. (Edit: screwed up the title – it was litecoin sent to a bitcoin address, not the other way around)
Just listened to the story on the recent Blockdigest episode. The TL;DR is in the title. It’s, of course, the mistake of the user to not being careful enough, but also negligence on part of Coinbase not to have any sort of warning or restrictions in place for sending bitcoin to a litecoin address (which seems like an easy and reasonable thing to implement).