Block 835000: Important News of the Week

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Block 835000: Important News of the Week

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Updates and releases


  • 40% of Bitcoin Open-Source Developers Focused on L2s and Scaling in 2023 - Report
  • Bitcoin Optech #293: Trustless Onchain Betting on Potential Soft Forks

Mining stats

  • Bitcoin mining difficulty has increased by more than 5% and reached a new high of 83.95T.
  • The network's hashrate (7-day SMA) is currently at ~595 EH/s.

Lightning stats

  • There's almost 100 BTC more on the Lightning Network compared with previous week.

Nostr stats

  • The Nostr protocol added more than 7000 new users last week, per stats.