Browsing the "Scalability" Tag

$35 Million: Sequoia, Baidu Ventures Back Turing Award Winner’s Blockchain

| Wolfie Zhao

Conflux, a scalable blockchain project with a Turing Award-winning co-founder, has raised $35 million from backers including Sequoia and Baidu.

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Developers Rally Around Ethereum 1x, A New Roadmap for Faster Scaling

| Christine Kim

Ethereum developers are aggregating efforts to implement ethereum 1x – a new proposed upgrade intended to act as the intermediary bridge to…

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The New Effort to Get Bitcoin’s Lightning Network In Every Browser

| Alyssa Hertig

Devs are looking to make bitcoin's layer-two lightning network compatible with a payment standard used by all major browsers – and so far, so good.

Bitcoin Startup Acinq Raises $1.7 Million to Double Down on Lightning

| Alyssa Hertig

A new funding round shows that lightning technology isn't just a big hit with bitcoin developers - investors are getting interested, too.

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Ecash’s Creator Is Back – And He Thinks He’s Built the Fastest Blockchain Ever

| Alyssa Hertig

Famed cryptographer and digital money pioneer, David Chaum, revealed he thinks he's built a "better" cryptocurrency.

You Can Now Get Paid (a Little) for Using Bitcoin’s Lightning Network

| Alyssa Hertig

Lightning nodes are making money – albeit not much – displaying the potential for a growing fee market on the layer two tech.

Bitcoin’s Open Secret: Lightning Is Making Better Online Payments Possible

| Alyssa Hertig

An influx of lightning apps are mostly silly, but they demo a serious point: the tech enables bitcoin to compete with traditional payment rails.

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One Year Later, A Wave of Apps Is Emerging on Bitcoin Cash

| Alyssa Hertig

Now a year old, bitcoin cash is carving out a unique niche for itself with new applications.

These Digital Monsters Live on Ethereum, But They’ll Fight on Zilliqa

| David Floyd

A popular decentralized game couldn't take ethereum's slow, costly transactions. But it's not leaving the chain behind entirely.

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Schnorr Is Looking Poised to Become Bitcoin’s Biggest Change Since SegWit

| Alyssa Hertig

Highly-respected bitcoin developer Pieter Wuille unveiled a draft document outlining the technical makeup of bitcoin's likely next major upgrade.