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“What’s happening, hot stuff?”. Well, Jake, hot stuff surely happened last week in the Lightning world! We got a complete wallet working in the browser (well, on signet, but still!), a new advertising model, more adoption, and a lot of updates. Let’s dig in, shall we? Ecosystem Power Of Lightning Summit Nashville will be lit in July! The Power of Lightning Summit will take place at the Bitcoin Park on July 13th and 14th, with an already impressive list of speakers!...

May 31, 2023 · 792272 · 10 min · Fanis Michalakis
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Γεια σας! Welcome to the 37th edition of Latest Strikes, your weekly recap of everything that happened in the Lightning world last week. I’m currently on vacation in Crete, and hence writing this newsletter between two hikes and a cocktail with a view, hence why it is a bit more concise and comes a bit later than usual. Still, I really hope you’ll like it and find it useful. Let’s find out what happened in Lightning last week!...

May 27, 2023 · 791612 · 9 min · Fanis Michalakis
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Kaboom! Lightning never stop, does it? Let’s see what caught my attention last week! Ecosystem Our Companies Ecosystem LightningNetwork+ published one of those nice market map where you can glance at many of the companies working in Lightning right now with only one look. If you’re a Lightning company and would like to be listed there, you can submit your business on the Lightning Market page. Human Rights Foundation Grants 16....

May 17, 2023 · 790196 · 10 min · Fanis Michalakis
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Ecosystem Lightning For Enterprises MicroStrategy World is an annual conference held by the business intelligence software company MicroStrategy to showcase its latest products and technologies and gather developers, architects, business users, decision makers and data enthusiasts from all around the world. During the 2023 edition that took place last week, a large part of the program was dedicated to Bitcoin and Lightning, and how they can be leveraged in the corporate world....

May 9, 2023 · 788967 · 16 min · Fanis Michalakis
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Good morning, Lightning! Last week was an interesting one for Lightning, with a full mempool and some interesting news around submarine swaps, voting mechanisms, and node management. Let’s review what happened! Ecosystem BlueWallet Postpones Sunsetting Of Custodial Offering BlueWallet postponed the date where they’ll stop serving custodial Lightning users to May 31st, giving one more month to users who didn’t move their funds yet. The wallet team also stated that there will still be a way for users to reach out and claim their funds after this date, but better move this capital now than later....

May 5, 2023 · 788353 · 16 min · Fanis Michalakis