Browsing the "Scaling" Tag

Multicoin Leads $20 Million Round for Speed-Focused Solana Blockchain

| Zack Seward

Claiming it can handle many more transactions per second than existing blockchains, Solana has raised capital to ramp up development.

Lightning Labs Designs Monitoring Tool for ‘Layer 2’ Bitcoin Network

| Alyssa Hertig

The lightning network, seen as the future of bitcoin payments, is now a bit easier to monitor. This Wednesday, Lightning Labs released a new network…

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The Blockchain Paradox

| Pindar Wong

Blockchains offer potential solutions to deep-seated problems in society, but their own governance issues need to be solved first, writes Pindar Wong.

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Schnorr Upgrade Set for Inclusion in Next Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork

| Alyssa Hertig

Bitcoin Cash's upcoming network upgrade will notably feature a new signature scheme dubbed Schnorr.

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Gemini Is Now the Largest Bitcoin Exchange to Add ‘Full’ SegWit Support

| Alyssa Hertig

Gemini says it has added "full" support for SegWit, an important bitcoin code change that paves the way for scaling improvements.

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This New Lightning App Aims to Make Getting Paid in Bitcoin Easier

| Alyssa Hertig

A new service has launched to make it easier for people to accept money on bitcoin's lightning payments network.

Former Obama Tech Officer Raises $3.7 Million for Blockchain SaaS Startup

| Leigh Cuen

Led by former Obama White House Deputy CTO Ed Felten, Offchain Labs is the latest startup vying for enterprise clients.

Ethereum Scaling Tech Monoplasma Wants to Let Dapps Broadcast Crypto

| Christine Kim

A new ethereum scaling solution called Monoplasma was announced today by blockchain data platform Streamr.

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Latest Lightning Code Release Trolls With a ‘Block Size’ Increase

| Alyssa Hertig

The latest code version for the lightning network, often trumpeted as the future of bitcoin payments, includes a "block size increase."

Don’t Believe the FUD: Ethereum Can Scale

| Hunter Hillman, Steven McKie and Eric Olszewski

The narrative that ethereum can't scale is being actively disproved in production environments on a daily basis.