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As Altcoins Rally, Blockstream CEO Says Bitcoin Is the Only Crypto

Even compared to Bitcoin, altcoins have done well for themselves over recent months. As one crypto data analyst observed early last month, BTC has actually underperformed small cap...

Nick Chong | 3 months ago
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Bitcoin Technology

Bitcoin Development Activity is Being Funded by These Players

A just-released report from Bitmex shows that Bitcoin platform development continues to grow and diversify. A look at key players reflects greater interest in scalability and bringing...

Trevor Smith | 6 months ago
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Bitcoin Price

Bitcoin Will Soon Have a $100,000 Price Tag: Adam Back

Bitcoin price is not so far from reaching a $100,000 valuation, recalled Adam Back, founder of Blockstream. BTC broke $10,000 when it was not even expected to move above $1,000...

Christine Vasileva | 9 months ago
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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 | 12 months 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 | 1 year 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 | 1 year ago
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Was Tether the Unknown Bitcoin Whale Behind Monday’s $2.27 Billion Transfer?

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 | 1 year 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 | 1 year 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 | 1 year 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 | 1 year ago
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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 | 1 year ago

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