The sidechain technology for Bitcoin is aimed at addressing the scalability issues of the Bitcoin network while providing faster settlements and improved transaction confidentiality.
The new proposal talks about the effective use of sidechains while making it easy for Bitcoin developers to add new features to the Bitcoin network.
The scalability solution used for Bitcoin has finally got TOR support, an optimized mechanism for smartphones and a full-fledged wallet.
Cryptocurrencies and the associated blockchain technology have been making headlines of late, with the release of new coins and market volatilities providing exciting opportunities for traders.
The new Eltoo proposal helps to significantly reduce the amount of data to be stored and in addition providing a safety net for user’s cryptocurrency holdings.
The mainnet release of the Lightning Network software is deemed as one of the most thoroughly tested versions of the Lightning Network technology.
Bitcoin scalability gets a push as Lightning Network, a promising solution which debuted on the Bitcoin mainnet, gains momentum.
Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), is launching a new cryptocurrency-based data feed together with blockchain startup Blockstream.
The San Francisco-based tech company has started the trial of its new payments processing technology with the launch of an online Blockstream store.
Blockstream will take bitcoin partway to the celestial body with the help of a satellite.