Bitcoin Technology

Simplicity Language to Give Bitcoin Ethereum-Like Smart Contract Capabilities

Simplicity, a combinator-based, typed, and functional language for blockchain applications can reportedly enable Bitcoin’s Script language to handle more complex yet reliable smart...

Georgi Georgiev | 2 years ago
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Blockstream CEO Adam Back on Bitcoin ETFs

What may have seemed like a frivolous Twitter poll, prompted some interesting insight from Blockstream CEO, Adam Back. He covered bitcoin’s status, ETF challenges, and made an...

Emilio Janus | 2 years ago
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Bitcoin Technology

Blockstream Unveils New Tool To Monitor Liquid Sidechain

Blockstream has been busy as of late with a brace of announcements including the release of the Liquid Full Node binaries alongside a new block explorer that lets you track...

Emilio Janus | 2 years ago
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Bitcoin Technology

Bitcoin UASF Showed Users Are In Control via ‘Market Forces,’ Says HashCash...

More than a year later after Bitcoin UASF, Blockstream CEO and inventor of Bitcoin’s proof-of-work technology, Adam Back, recalled the event as ‘an emphatic’ victory’ for...

Allen Scott | 2 years ago
Bitcoin Technology

Newly Launched Liquid a Bitcoin Sidechain By Definition, Says Samson Mow

Blockstream on Wednesday announced that Liquid Network — its first Bitcoin sidechain — is now online. This announcement comes after more than a year of beta testing the sidechain...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 2 years ago
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Bitcoin Cash

‘Real Risk’: Blockstream Exec Warns Over Bitcoin Cash 51 Percent Attack

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) average hashrate over the past week has fallen below 8 percent of Bitcoin’s (BTC), while Blockstream compares the altcoin to a five-year-old Litecoin hard fork. ...

Wilma Woo | 2 years ago
New Off-Line Wallet Can Exchange Bitcoins Using c-Lightning
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New Off-Line Wallet Can Exchange Bitcoins Using C-Lightning

Several technological initiatives and devices designed to make Bitcoin transactions faster, safer, and cheaper are streaming into the crypto space. The latest is Spark, which is a...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | 2 years ago
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Blockstream Sidechain-Issued Assets Could Make Altcoins Obsolete

Blockstream has revealed details of an asset trading upgrade to its Liquid sidechain, which could effectively provide an alternative to many altcoins. Tokenize Anything With Sidechains...

Wilma Woo | 2 years ago
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Lightning Network Gets 3 Beta Implementations as Adoption Spreads

The week of June 25 marked a new array of firsts for Bitcoin’s Lightning Network with acceptance rising and all three of its implementations entering beta. c-lightning, lnd And...

Wilma Woo | 2 years ago
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Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Gets Charged With 7 New ‘LApps’

Few things in the cryptocurrency space are as promising as Bitcoin’s Lightning Network — a second layer payment protocol enabling instant transactions between participating...

Adam James | 2 years ago
Lightning Network 'Really Does' Solve Bitcoin Scaling: Andreas Antonopoulos
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Lightning Publisher for WordPress Turns Content Creators Into Publishers

Blockstream has announced Lightning Publisher for WordPress, the company’s second new Lightning App (LApp) meant to test its new micropayment processing system for...

Adam James | 2 years ago
Bitcoin Technology

Lightning Network Can ‘Redefine Global Trade’ By 2021 as ‘Lapp’...

Blockstream has unveiled a Lightning Network app or ‘Lapp’ as the user-friendliness of the revolutionary Bitcoin technology continues to increase. Blockstream Takes On...

Wilma Woo | 2 years ago