Statechains: Sending Keys, Not Coins, to Scale Bitcoin Off-Chain
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Statechains: Sending Keys, Not Coins, to Scale Bitcoin Off-Chain

btcethereumadmin - June 14, 2019

Block space is limited: The Bitcoin blockchain can only process some 10 transactions per second, at most. To resolve this, Bitcoin’s technical community is developing second-layer protocols…

Blockstream Launches Security Token Platform on Bitcoin Sidechain
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Blockstream Launches Security Token Platform on Bitcoin Sidechain

btcethereumadmin - May 15, 2019

Bitcoin startup Blockstream is launching a platform that lets users launch their own tokens by utilizing its bitcoin sidechain, Liquid. Launched at CoinDesk’s Consensus conference 2019, the…

RIF Launches ‘Layer 3’ Network to Scale Bitcoin-Based Smart Contracts, Tokens
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RIF Launches ‘Layer 3’ Network to Scale Bitcoin-Based Smart Contracts, Tokens

btcethereumadmin - May 14, 2019

RIF Labs, which developed the RSK Network for ethereum-like tokens and smart contracts on top of bitcoin’s blockchain, has launched a “third-layer solution” to help scale this…

Blockchain Startup Horizen Labs Doubles Target to Raise $4 Million
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Blockchain Startup Horizen Labs Doubles Target to Raise $4 Million

btcethereumadmin - April 12, 2019

Just-launched blockchain technology startup Horizen Labs has raised $4 million in a seed funding round. Participating in the round were VC firms Digital Currency Group (DCG) and Liberty…

Drivechain Creator’s Latest Paper Sparks Debate Over Bitcoin’s Future Security
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Drivechain Creator’s Latest Paper Sparks Debate Over Bitcoin’s Future Security

btcethereumadmin - February 19, 2019

Drivechain developer Paul Sztorc has the cryptocurrency community riled up over his latest blog “Security Budget in the Long Run.” The essay discusses the economics of BTC…

RSK Sidechain Is Now Secured by 45% of BTC’s Hashrate
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RSK Sidechain Is Now Secured by 45% of BTC’s Hashrate

btcethereumadmin - February 15, 2019

On Feb. 14, the cryptocurrency infrastructure organization led by RSK Labs announced the one-year anniversary of the RSK network and highlighted several notable achievements. Over the last…

Blockstream’s Andrew Poelstra on Why Bitcoin Still Has Weak Privacy
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Blockstream’s Andrew Poelstra on Why Bitcoin Still Has Weak Privacy

btcethereumadmin - January 31, 2019

Among the general public, Bitcoin is often viewed as a sort of anonymous online payment method for activities like buying drugs on darknet markets. However, the digital…

Japan: Regulators Approve Startup’s Bitcoin Sidechain Trial for Exchanges
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Japan: Regulators Approve Startup’s Bitcoin Sidechain Trial for Exchanges

btcethereumadmin - January 21, 2019

Crypto Garage’s Settlenet system, which will be trialled within Japan’s regulatory sandbox, aims to provide easier liquidity solutions for exchanges. Japanese blockchain development company Crypto Garage announced…

Bitcoin Smart Contract Startup RSK Unveils New Infrastructure Project
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Bitcoin Smart Contract Startup RSK Unveils New Infrastructure Project

btcethereumadmin - November 20, 2018

RSK Labs, the startup working on smart contract functionality for bitcoin by way of sidechains, is operating under a new banner as part of a wider reimagining…

Ethereum Gets An Open Source Block Explorer
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Ethereum Gets An Open Source Block Explorer

btcethereumadmin - October 23, 2018

Some much needed competition is entering the Ethereum blockchain explorer space, and this time. . . it is OPEN SOURCE, BAY BAY!Unlike bitcoin, which has several popular…