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Bitcoin Technology

Blockstream Announces New Lightning Network Upgrade

Blockstream announced the v0.7.1 release of C-lightning. This version is one of the several technological improvements intended to make Bitcoin lightning network transactions cheaper...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | 4 days ago
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Bitcoin News

Bitcoin News Weekly Digest: BTC Price Talk To Schiff The Bitcoiner

It’s been a sporty old week, from the women’s football world cup finals to the start of the Wimbledon tennis tournament. But who are this week’s winners and losers in...

Emilio Janus | 2 weeks ago
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Bitcoin

Bitcoin Lightning Network Payments Now Possible on Liquid Sidechain

Liquid Network users can now send and receive bitcoin micropayments via the c-lightning implementation of the Lightning Network (LN). “Lightning on Bitcoin on Liquid” According to...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 3 weeks ago
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News

BitMEX Set to Reduce Bitcoin Fees With Liquid Sidechain and SegWit

Cryptocurrency trading platform BitMEX has hinted it will begin using Blockstream’s Liquid sidechain technology to reduce its impact on the Bitcoin mempool. Bitrefill: BitMEX Should...

Anja van Oosterhout | 2 months ago
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Bitcoin Technology

Bitcoin’s Liquid Sidechain Makes a Splash on Bitfinex

Embattled Bitfinex has announced the integration of Blockstream’s Bitcoin sidechain, the Liquid Network. The upgrade is already seeing users impressed with faster and more...

Georgi Georgiev | 2 months ago
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Bitcoin Technology

Bitcoin Developer and SegWit Inventor Proposes New...

Several new softfork proposals were posted by the Bitcoin developer and SegWit inventor Pietr Wuille this week. Dubbed ‘Taproot’ the upgrade has almost no downside and will...

Matthew North | 2 months ago
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Bitcoin

First ‘Trustless’ P2P Bitcoin Derivatives Transaction...

Blockstream has announced the success of a “trustless” Bitcoin forward contract transaction with Crypto Garage. The Bitcoin infrastructure developer says the news marks a watershed...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 3 months ago
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Bitcoin Wallet

Blockstream’s New Green Wallet Is ‘Probably the Most...

Bitcoin HODLers rejoice. Now there’s an even safer, easier way to store your private keys–the all-new Blockstream Green Wallet for iOS and Android. Blockstream Releases Green...

Christina Comben | 4 months ago
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News

Blockstream Releases ‘Friendly’ Liquid Sidechain Wallet...

Bitcoin infrastructure developer Blockstream has rolled out a user-geared wallet for its Liquid sidechain asset, Liquid Bitcoin (L-BTC), the company confirmed on March 11.  Liquid...

Esther Kim | 4 months ago
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Bitcoin Technology

A Bitcoin Satellite Just Transmitted the ‘First Pepe In...

Cryptocurrency industry figures were celebrating a tech innovation of a different kind this week after the Bitcoin network transmitted what many are calling the first space meme. A...

Esther Kim | 5 months ago
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News

Blockstream Unveils ‘Proof Of Reserves’ Tool to Prove...

Bitcoin development company Blockstream has open sourced development of a tool which allows cryptocurrency exchanges to prove their liquidity. Exchanges Have ‘Room For...

Esther Kim | 6 months ago

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