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Bitcoin Technology

Bugs Discovered in Bitcoin Lightning Network Implementations, Fixed

Blockstream core engineer Rusty Russell discovered critical Bitcoin Lightning Network bugs that were affecting C-Lightning, Éclair, and Lightning Network Daemon (lnd) implementations...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | 1 month ago
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Bitcoin

Bitcoin Fees Today Over 88% Less Than December 2017

Bitcoin Fees in December 2017 were almost always above $10, sometimes reaching nearly $30. Today we are nearly at the same price and fees have dropped considerably; less than a dollar...

Matthew Hrones | 3 months ago
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Bitcoin Mining

Blockstream Bitcoin Mining Services Aim To Enhance Decentralization

Blockstream yesterday announced a brace of new Bitcoin mining services, with an eye firmly on network decentralization. Blockstream Mining is a co-location and hosting service housed...

Emilio Janus | 3 months ago
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News

Was Tether the Unknown Bitcoin Whale Behind Monday’s $2.27...

The massive $2.27 billion bitcoin transfer that occurred on Monday has led to the emergence of fanciful theories that Tether might be creating a private dark pool for future USDT...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 4 months ago
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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 months 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 | 4 months 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 | 4 months 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 | 5 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 | 6 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 | 6 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 | 7 months ago

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