Bitcoin PRs

Disable nlocktime-based anti-fee sniping
https://bitcoinops.org/en/newsletters/2019/01/15/

Overhaul importmulti logic
https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/14565

Dandelion delays
https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/13947

Allow connections from misbehaving banned peers
https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/14929

Lightning PRs

Enable plugin flag in c-lightning
https://github.com/ElementsProject/lightning/issues/2244

Heuristic dry run option LND
https://github.com/lightningnetwork/lnd/pull/2350

Memory reduction for nodes with many channels
https://github.com/lightningnetwork/lnd/pull/2474

Sphinx send
https://github.com/lightningnetwork/lnd/pull/2455

Peer management in Joule
https://github.com/wbobeirne/joule-extension/pull/131

News

Weak nonce attack against incorrectly generated ECDSA signatures
https://eprint.iacr.org/2019/023.pdf

Bitcoin IRC logs
https://twitter.com/Snyke/status/1078727327150997504

Grin Launch
https://grinexplorer.net/

ETC Attack
https://medium.com/@slowmist/the-analysis-of-etc-51-attack-from-slowmist-team-728596d76ead

Stats

LN Stats
https://bitcoinvisuals.com/lightning

Hashrate distribution
https://coinmetrics.io/mining-pool-mapping/

Equal Output Txs
https://twitter.com/nopara73/status/1080371795985874944

Bitmain mining share
https://twitter.com/TradeBlock/status/1078712699360608256