Browsing the "Blockstream" Tag

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.

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Maxwell Eyes Bitcoin Smart Contracts After Blockstream

| Alyssa Hertig

After leaving the startup he co-founded, Greg Maxwell is focusing his energy on developing more efficient and more private bitcoin smart contracts.

Blockstream Devs Depart for New World Computer Project

| Alyssa Hertig

Sounds like ethereum? A new idea being explored by two Blockstream veterans could stand to make a distributed blockchain web more accessible.

NYSE Parent Company Launches Cryptocurrency Data Feed

| Nikhilesh De

Intercontinental Exchange announced today that it was partnering with Blockstream to launch a cryptocurrency price data feed.

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Blockstream Launches Micropayments Processing System for Bitcoin Apps

| Sujha Sundararajan

Bitcoin startup Blockstream has introduced a micropayment processing system that it claims makes it simpler to build bitcoin payment apps.

Most Influential in Blockchain 2017 #7: Pieter Wuille

| Alyssa Hertig

Speak softly and carry a big SegWit? If bitcoin saw its biggest and most controversial change this summer, the evolution can all be traced back to…

Lightning At Last? Bitcoin Scaling Layer Almost Ready

| Alyssa Hertig

Bitcoin's most anticipated scaling solution took a big step forward Tuesday with the presentation of new test results.