Lightning Hood Weekly Round-Up for the Week Starting 2/4/19

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Newly Added Items on Lightning Hood

1.) Take the Torch online is a website that allows you to track the progress of the Lightning Network Trust Chain. Viewers can see each participant in chronological order, who they received the torch from and who they passed to torch on too

2.) LightTube is a Lightning enable video streaming service whereby users can make micro-transactions to view content

3.) Proof of Plays is a Lightning enable music streaming service whereby users can make micro-transactions to stream music

4.) Lightning Wiki is the wikipedia page covering all components of the technical aspects of the Lightning Network

5.) Modular Synth Fun sells unique audio samples in exchange for Bitcoin on the Lightning Network

6.) A podcast episode with Joost Jager of Lightning Labs where he discusses Lightning Network Routing and Hodl Invoices

7.) BitPiggys is a family-owned business whose mission is to help other families start to save Bitcoin early in life, a little at a time

8.) Play a Lightning Enabled Space Invaders game at Lightning Hood website

9.) Satoshi’s World is a street view version of Satoshis.place so instead of writing on a single shared wall you can write wherever you want in the world.

Lightning Network News and Good Reads from the Week

1.) Blockstream open sources the development of their tool that provides a best practice standard Proof Reserves for the industry, that offers broad compatibility with the way most Bitcoin exchanges are storing their users’ funds

2.) A Spanish developer, poperbu developed a plugin that allows for the payment of 100 satoshi’s through the Lightning Network to access the Nodogsplash (NDS) wifi network to be available

3.) Bitcoin’s are now able to be directly stored in the Coinbase Wallet app

4.) The Lightning Network Trust Chain continues to make global rounds on Bitcoin’s secondary layer

5.) This week’s newsletter includes an announcement of the 2019 Chaincode Residency program, summarizes a few talks from the Stanford Blockchain Conference, and provides the usual list of notable code changes in popular Bitcoin infrastructure projects

6.) Lightning Labs launches the alpha version of their testnet Bitcoin Neutrino wallet. It can be downloaded today for iOS users

7.) Jack Dorsey participates in the Lightning Network Trust Chain and promotes Bitcoin

8.) Abra adds the ability for users to buy stocks and ETFs using Bitcoin

9.) Jameson Lopp recaps the Satoshi Roundtable event organized by Bruce Fenton

If there are any other major news events or items we may have missed from the week please let us know! You can reach us on twitter @lightning_hood

See you guys next week! Click Here for the Lightning Resources Page

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