Bitcoin Bulls to Play Long

Number of Bitcoin long positions had updated the 5 month' maximum
10 January 2019   186

On Wednesday, January 9, the number of long positions on Bitcoin on the popular Hong Kong exchange Bitfinex updated a five-month high, reaching 33,750, reports CoinDesk.

At the same time, the number of short positions was at 22,787. Thus, the ratio of longs to shorts was 1.5: 1 - the highest since August 6.

Meanwhile, the price of Bitcoin for the last day dropped by almost 6%, again dropping to $ 3,800.

Note that all the leading coins from the CoinMarketCap list, except TRON, have suffered even more.

Bitfury to Unveil BTC's Lightning Network Tools

An open-sourced LN wallet, software and hardware payment acceptance solutions, etc
23 January 2019   96

Bitfury Group presented a number of tools designed to foster the development of the Lightning Network (LN), CoinDesk reports.

Among them: an open-sourced LN wallet, software and hardware payment acceptance solutions for merchants and payment processing. The company also introduced tools for developers and an open-source LN node called The Peach.

According to Bitfury representatives, all these tools are designed to make working with a second-level network easier and more convenient for companies and ordinary users. New products created by the Lightning Peach team.

By providing these products to the market, Bitfury is encouraging worldwide adoption of this technology and providing unparalleled support to consumers and merchants.

Valery Vavilov

CEO, Bitfury

Among other things, last week Bitfury added support for LN solutions on the BTCBIT cryptocurrency exchange.