Browsing the "Atomic Swaps" Tag

Blockstream Launches Atomic Swaps on Liquid Bitcoin Sidechain

| Alyssa Hertig

Blockstream has created an "experimental" tool making it easier for users to trade "trustlessly" between tokens on its Liquid sidechain.

Crypto Startup Wants You to Trade on Exchanges Without Trusting Them

| Nikhilesh De

The Arwen protocol, launched on testnet Monday, aims to let centralized exchange users self-custody their private keys and conduct transactions…

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This Tech Lets You Send Any Cryptocurrency to the Lightning Network

| Alyssa Hertig

A new type of lightning tech for swapping different types of transactions is seeing new tests with real money on the line.

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A Fight Is Breaking Out Over Bitcoin Cash – And It Just Might Split the Code

| Alyssa Hertig

Bitcoin cash devs are fighting over what code changes to make next. If no one compromises, hard-forked coin could itself split into two.

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Into the Dark Pool: $30 Million ICO Could Pave Way for Huge Crypto Trades

| Brady Dale

Whales rejoice – a new project called Republic Protocol could enable large trades between ether, bitcoin and other cryptos that aren't possible…

What the Data Tells Us About Bitcoin in 2017

| Jameson Lopp

Statistics show bitcoin is at the forefront of an increasingly complex ecosystem that continues to grow in a variety of ways. And it refuses to die.

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Atomic Action: Will 2018 Be the Year of the Cross-Blockchain Swap?

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

Atomic swaps herald a way to greatly expand the capabilities of blockchain – but how soon will users be tapping the tech for trading?

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Bitcoin-Ethereum Atomic Swap Code Now Open Source

| Alyssa Hertig

Developers have directly traded bitcoin for ethereum using an in-progress technology that aims to replace cryptocurrency exchanges with code.

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Bitcoin Meets Zcash: Developers Test Tool for Trustless Trades

| Alyssa Hertig

A new tool showcases how the future of cryptocurrency trading might look with the introduction of cross-blockchain atomic swaps.

Gambling on a Hard Fork: Will Roger Ver Take up a High-Stakes Bitcoin Wager?

| Amy Castor

Will controversial bitcoin investor Roger Ver take this high-stakes wager on a possible hard fork now there's a technical solution?