Specialist lawyer Lutz Auffenberg and his law firm Fin Law have specialized in the field of fintech and innovative technologies. In particular, blockchain technology and its regulation are the focus of his activities.
Not only private investors, but more and more institutional investors see Bitcoin as a store of value with a future. Wouldn’t it be the next logical step for central banks to jump on this bandwagon as well? At least this is the opinion of Dr. Sven Hildebrandt, who started a petition to establish Bitcoin as a strategic asset at the Deutsche Bundesbank.
The IOTA course is lifting and at the same time Chrysalis is getting closer from day to day. IOTA also wants to introduce Oracle to ensure smooth communication in the Tangle network of the future. What’s behind the upgrades?
So far, any attempts to launch a crypto ETF have come across granite at the US Securities and Exchange Commission. It now remains to be seen whether the latest price high will prompt regulators to rethink.
Bitcoin is the best performing asset in human history. Why adding BTC to a portfolio can improve performance and what investors should consider.
“Don’t tell me what you think, show me your portfolio.” By this bestselling author Nassim Taleb means the normative power of conviction. You could also say: “Put your money where your mouth is.” While Bitcoiners are likely to have double-digit percentages of their portfolios invested in BTC, conservative investors tend to invest lower values. But which part is the right one?
witter CEO Jack Dorsey is an avowed Bitcoin fan. As such, he has now consequently acquired a full node.
Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter and the payment app Square, has bought a Bitcoin Full Node. In a tweet titled “Running Bitcoin”, Dorsey lets the users of his platform participate in the latest BTC loyalty program.
PayPal has been giving its US customers access to crypto currencies since last fall. The company is now presenting its quarterly figures for this period. In addition, CEO Schulman provides an insight into the company’s further crypt strategy.
Some efforts have already been made in China to emancipate itself from the SWIFT payment network. However, a source has now emerged that announces a joint venture between the Chinese central bank and the payment network. The motives are still in the dark.
The increasing participation of institutional investors in the crypto space and attractive investment opportunities in decentralized finance (DeFi) are driving the range of Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) to new lows on the crypto exchanges. Why that is rather bullish for ETH and BTC.
Vulnerability in the Lightning Network, upgrade highly recommended
The developers of the Lightning Network recommend an immediate upgrade to version 0.11 or higher.All node operators of the Lightning Network who are using an LND version from before October 1st are asked to immediately upgrade to version 0.11.The reason for this is that a security hole was found in LND version 0.10, which also affects all versions before that.
The corresponding security hole was communicated on October 9th by Lightning developer Conner Fromknecht.In this regard, he explains:
“Although we have no reason to believe that this vulnerability is already being exploited, we urge the community to immediately update to LND version 0.11 or higher.”
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Everything you need to know about the Lightning Network ⚡.
Satoshi himself proposed the first version of payment channels . The Lightning Network paper has zero authors from Blockstream . At least two other entirely independent companies are working on Lightning Network implementations . It’s well understood how trustless LN transactions work . The spec  and code are open source, feel free to look for a “backdoor”.