Announcement: Historical Crypto Prices API

We are pleased to announce our new service for historical cryptocurrency prices is available on our beta Lightning API application. The Historical Prices API will support all of our current Spot and Futures exchange trading pairs for the years 2018 …

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Zero Amount Invoices

Zero amount invoices have been around since the inception of invoices on the lightning network and are widely used for tips, among other things. At Suredbits, we use them as part of our refund mechanism. It turns out, however, that …

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SEC Broker-Dealer Custody of Digital Assets

On July 8, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a statement regarding the complexity around digital assets and the broker-dealer relationship.  The SEC did not put forth new rules or guidelines. Rather, they articulated some of the issues under …

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Bezos and Crypto Revisited

Since originally publishing our “Bezos and Crypto” series in the fall of 2018, Bitcoin market cap has increased approximately 70% to $183,289,192,185. The number of Lightning nodes (that we know of) with channels increased 170% for a total of 4,498 …

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Encryption and Lightning Paywalls

Introduction There are many applications that monetize some form of digital data to users in the form of blog posts, games, videos, music, live data, and much more. One of the most common strategies for monetizing digital data is through …

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Market Data Fees And Lightning

Market Data Fees and Lightning On May 21, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued guidance on what exchanges must demonstrate in order for the Commission to approve a market data fee increase for data products and services. This …

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Bitcoin-S 0.1.0 release

On the 31st of May, we released version 0.1.0 of Bitcoin-S. Bitcoin-S is a feature-rich toolkit for making Bitcoin and Lightning Applications, written in Scala. It can be used on all JVM platforms, such as Java, Scala, Kotlin, Groovy and …

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Aligning Exchange Incentivizes Using Lightning

Lightning is an extremely powerful technology to align incentives for digital resources such as APIs. This week BitMEX — one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges — announced that data was dropped from their websocket api because of system overload. …

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Crypto Exchange API Update: Euro Trading Pairs

We are excited to announce support for Euro trading pairs on our Crypto Spot Exchange API Service.  Euro trading pairs are some of the most liquid and popular assets for traders.   With this update, we now offer a total of …

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