The Bitcoin News Show #80 – Vaultoro and Lightning, CFTC and DOJ Probe, MIT testing Lightning

The Bitcoin News Show #80 – Vaultoro and Lightning, CFTC and DOJ Probe, MIT testing Lightning

The Bitcoin News Show for the week of May 21st with your host @theonevortex

Quick Bits:
Joshua Unseth, formally of the Bitcoin Uncensored podcast, has had $7k siphoned from his banking account via ACH.

Bitcoin block propagation is continuing to improve and Jameson Lopp formally of bitgo, posted a very revealing video illustrating just how fast blocks propagate today vs 2015

PayPal: We’ll ‘Definitely Support’ Bitcoin If It Becomes ‘Better Currency’

The World Celebrates the 8th Anniversary of the First Bitcoin Transaction: Buying Two Pizzas

The mining space is heating up, Tech Giant GMO to Roll Out World's First 7nm Bitcoin Miner and Bitcoin Miner Maker Canaan Files for Hong Kong IPO

SegWit Now Comprises Almost Half of All Bitcoin Transactions

Come and see me live and in person to see my talk entitled "Who Controls Bitcoin?" at the Los Angeles / Century City Bitcoin Meetup next friday!

Topics:

Vaultoro and Lightning

TechCrunch has reported that venture capital investments made in the space have already surpassed the levels seen in the entirety of 2017, clocking in at casual $1.3 billion not even 5 months into the year. Is 2018 the year of venture capital for crypto?

MIT Tests Smart Contract-Powered Bitcoin Lightning Network

US Department of Justice, CFTC Probe Crypto Market Manipulation: Report