12/ Finally, Morgan Stanley acknowledged #Bitcoin's evolution as a medium of exchange.
Under @Strike's new integration with @Blackhawk, @NCRCorporation, & @Shopify, BTC payments are added to B&M stores, which make up 85% of all U.S. transactions. 💊🇺🇸
11/ Elsewhere, @krakenfx not only followed through with its promise to integrate Lightning but recently added a minor update: no withdrawal fees.
The plebs win again. 🙏
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10/ In other LN news, @lightning updated its liquidity management tool, Loop, for improved UX:
⚡️ More detailed fee breakdown
⚡️ Tracking is now on a node/peer/channel basis
⚡️ Read-only Terminal sessions
⚡️ Send/receive on Terminal homepage
1/14: Since launch, Lightning Terminal has steadily improved to better meet the needs of Lightning ⚡️ node operators. Today, I’m especially excited to share our new liquid…
8/ Discover more experimental L2 technologies at the @bitcoin2022 conference, with our summary of events, including new signature schemes, #BOLT12, and new protocols like @minimint_btc that bring additional security and privacy capabilities to #Bitcoin.
7/ Additionally, @Liquid_BTC has always been a sort of testbed for #Bitcoin. Just last month, LQ members met to prioritize new action items like extending opcodes and building out APIs.
Covenants? See for yourself on LQ. Read more 👇
4/ Core Lightning is one of several ⚡️ implementations. For an overview of CLN @Core_LN, LND @lightning, & LDK @spiral and each team's unique approach to the #LightningNetwork and scaling #Bitcoin, read @brian_trollz's recent write-up:
3/ #CoreLightning released v0.11.0 (now v0.11.1) with the help of a record 36 developers from the Lightning community. The update introduces:
⚡️ Channel multiplexing
⚡️ New Rust-based gRPC API plugin
⚡️ The latest version of onion messaging