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Blockstream Launches Security Token Platform on Bitcoin Sidechain

| Alyssa Hertig

Blockstream, the bitcoin-focused startup, is creating a new security token platform on its Liquid sidechain network.

Bitcoin in Space? It Helps Connection Woes, Says Blockstream’s Adam Back

| Alyssa Hertig

Beaming bitcoin from satellites might sound far-fetched, but there are serious use cases, according to Adam Back, CEO of Blockstream.

GoTenna Partners With Blockstream Satellite to Make Using Bitcoin Without an Internet Connection Simpler

| Alyssa Hertig

Sending bitcoin transactions without an internet connection just got a little bit easier. Announced at the Magical Crypto Conference on Saturday in…

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ING Bank Is Bringing Bitcoin ‘Bulletproofs’ to Private Blockchains

| Ian Allison

ING’s blockchain team is testing privacy tech called "bulletproofs," the latest in a series of such experiments at the global bank.

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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.