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Blockstream Revamps ‘Green’ Wallet, Adding Security Features and Sidechain Support

| Alyssa Hertig

Blockchain technology startup Blockstream has revamped its wallet app, adding features that make storing bitcoin more secure and flexible.

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People Are Paying Bitcoin to Send Weird and Wild Messages Into Space

| Alyssa Hertig

You’re not sure where it will end up exactly or who will actually read it. But you type up a message, pay a couple of cents in bitcoin and…

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Blockstream Releases Lightning Upgrade With New ‘Plugin’ Functionality

| Alyssa Hertig

New improvements to an existing code repository are set to make it easier for developers to build their own features into bitcoin's lightning…

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Blockstream Releases Test Code for Proposed Bitcoin Tech Upgrade Schnorr

| Alyssa Hertig

Schnorr signatures are no longer just another idea for improving bitcoin thanks to a new code library from Blockstream.

State of Lightning: What’s the Path for Network Adoption in 2019?

| Christine Kim

The "instant payments" network running atop bitcoin saw fast user adoption levels in 2018. Will the trend continue this year?

Digital Garage to Test Yen-Pegged Stablecoin on Blockstream Network

| Yogita Khatri

A Digital Garage subsidiary has partnered with blockchain tech firm Blockstream to test atomic swaps of a Japanese yen-pegged stablecoin.

Blockstream Boosts Bitcoin Satellite Service With Lightning Payments

| Nikhilesh De

Blockstream has expanded its bitcoin satellite service to the Asia-Pacific region and added support for Lightning Network transactions.

Liquid Goes Live: Blockstream’s First Bitcoin Sidechain Has Finally Arrived

| Alyssa Hertig

Three years in the making, bitcoin's first sidechain "Liquid" is now live, but it's not as decentralized as you might think.

Blockstream Launches Tokenized Assets Tool on Liquid Sidechain

| Madeline Meng Shi

Blockstream unveiled a new feature that allows users to create custom tokenized assets secured on its Liquid sidechain.

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Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Is Live, But Can It Keep from Going Corporate?

| Leigh Cuen

As startups developing bitcoin's Lightning Network start pushing the tech forward, some wonder whether it'll be taken over by corporate interests.