News

Bitcoin Core 0.18 release
https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/bitcoin-core-0180-release-heres-whats-new/
https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/releases/tag/v0.18.0

Binance Hack & reorg debate
Binance Hack Analysis
https://twitter.com/cz_binance/status/1125996194734399488

Gotenna w/ Blockstream Satellite
https://blockstream.com/2019/05/11/gotenna-satellite-api-integration/
https://inthemesh.com/archive/how-to-mesh-the-world-gotenna-mesh-txtenna-blockstream-satellites/

HTC Bitcoin Phone
https://mashable.com/article/htc-exodus-1s-blockchain-phone/

Rep. Sherman calls for Bitcoin Ban in U.S.A.
https://twitter.com/coincenter/status/1126574631605997569

New Fincen Guidance
https://www.fincen.gov/sites/default/files/2019-05/FinCEN%20Guidance%20CVC%20FINAL%20508.pdf

c-lightning is now sentient
https://twitter.com/clightningcomit

c-lightning plugin list
https://github.com/lightningd/plugins

Stats

Lightning Channel Scanner - Ken Sedgwic
https://github.com/ksedgwic/lightning-channel-scanner/blob/master/README.md

Mempool
https://jochen-hoenicke.de/queue/#0,2w

New Work & Research

BIP Taproot
https://github.com/sipa/bips/blob/bip-schnorr/bip-taproot.mediawiki
https://github.com/sipa/bitcoin/commits/taproot

BIP Tapscript
https://github.com/sipa/bips/blob/bip-schnorr/bip-tapscript.mediawiki

OP_CHECKOUTPUTSHASHVERIFY: Jeremy Rubin
https://github.com/JeremyRubin/bips/blob/op-checkoutputshashverify/bip-coshv.mediawiki

Add xpub to PSBT
https://lists.linuxfoundation.org/pipermail/bitcoin-dev/2019-April/016894.html

Ptarmigan - Lightning Node for Embedded Systems
https://github.com/nayutaco/ptarmigan

The multiparty symmetrical Schnorr signature scriptless script shuffle
https://joinmarket.me/blog/blog/multiparty-s6/

c-lightning and Rust Lightning have a convo
https://twitter.com/sebx2a/status/1110284676378308609/

Eltoo construct in BCH
https://twitter.com/marklundeberg/status/1125404974031073280

Bitcoin PRs

Remove 32-bit Windows Build
https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/15939

Pure python EC for tests
https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/15826/files

Thread names in logs and deadlock debug tools
https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/15849/files

Lightning PRs ⚡

LND 0.6.1 Release
https://github.com/lightningnetwork/lnd/releases/tag/v0.6.1-beta

c-lightning: use simple inline array for nodes with few channels
https://github.com/ElementsProject/lightning/commit/b6494c1994830076a07d8a005313e297ac4faec9

c-lightning: handle more random pre-chatter from peers. https://github.com/ElementsProject/lightning/commit/936678701b17af10c8c5364684a1560411a46e42