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Greg Maxwell Exits Blockstream As Lightning Network Sparks Warnings

Bitcoin Core developer and Blockstream co-founder Greg Maxwell announced he has left the company as criticism mounts over its Lightning Network advocacy. Maxwell: Blockstream Has Been...

Wilma Woo | 2 years ago
Lightning Network 'Really Does' Solve Bitcoin Scaling: Andreas Antonopoulos
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Lightning Network Debuts On Blockstream Store As New Strides Announced

Blockstream has implemented Lightning Network Bitcoin payments on its store as part of a continued roll-out of the revolutionary technology. Store Tests Consumer Lightning Payments In...

Wilma Woo | 2 years ago
Blockstream Introduces Satellite Systems to Access the Blockchain
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Blockstream Introduces Satellite Systems to Access the Blockchain

Sending money via GPS satellite sounds like something from a science fiction movie, but soon it could become a real service for people to use all over the world. Blockchain specialist...

Matthew Hrones | 3 years ago
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Adam Back: Blockstream ‘Has No Patents Related To SegWit’

Blockstream CEO Adam Back has refuted claims by Swedish Pirate Party founder Rick Falkvinge that the company “has patents in SegWit.”  Pirate Party’s Falkvinge: Blockstream...

Wilma Woo | 3 years ago
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Bitcoin

Blockstream Reveals ‘Strong Federations’ to Boost Sidechain Project

Blockstream has released a whitepaper detailing the Strong Federations system, the foundation for the Liquid sidechain project to improve privacy, costs, speed of value transfers and...

Antonio Madeira | 3 years ago
Bitcoin

Adam Back Unanimously Selected to Become CEO of Blockstream

On October 3rd, 2016, Blockstream announced that they have selected Dr. Adam Back to replace the outgoing Austin Hill as their new CEO. Also read: Bitcoin Uncensored: Block Size...

Trevor Hill | 4 years ago
Bitcoin

Blockstream Welcomes New Members to Their Team, Hires On Christian Decker

Prominent Bitcoin enthusiast and proposer of ‘duplex micropayment channels,’ Christian Decker, announced on Twitter today that he will be joining the Blockstream team to...

Trevor Hill | 4 years ago
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Breaking News

Xapo President Ted Rogers Blasts Blockstream And Mentions Ethereum

Interesting things are happening in the Bitcoin world, as Xapo has officially renounced their partnership with Blockstream. Even though both companies have seen eye-to-eye in the past...

Jp Buntinx | 4 years ago
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Breaking News

Node Counter On Blockstream, Bitcoin Core and Censorship

Politics in Bitcoin are never far away, and a message posted on the Node Counter front page earlier today only confirms that statement. In fact, the statement they had on their page...

Jp Buntinx | 4 years ago
Bitcoin

Block Size Blues: Confirmation Times Rising as 1 MB Limit Looms

On February 29, BitGo engineer Jameson Lopp tweeted a screenshot of the /r/bitcoin front page, capturing ironic frustration coming from redditors posting on a board controlled by...

Evan Faggart | 4 years ago
Breaking News

Mosaic Ventures ‘Sidechains Are Not a Theory’

A firm called Mosaic Ventures based in London has revealed they were a participant in the $55 million Series A financing for the company Blockstream. They also invested in the business...

Jamie Redman | 4 years ago
Bitcoin Classic
Bitcoin

Bitcoin Classic Drama Hits New Highs, Debate Continues

Bitcoin Classic has been a point of controversy since its announcement. Taking on Bitcoin Core head-to-head, Classic proposes an immediate block size increase to 2 MB, with provisions...

Evan Faggart | 4 years ago