Browsing the "Atomic Swaps" Tag

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.


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?

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Life After Coinbase: Can Charlie Lee Keep Litecoin’s Revival Alive?

| Alyssa Hertig

Having left his job at cryptocurrency startup Coinbase, Charlie Lee has big plans to popularize his cryptocurrency creation, litecoin.