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Blockstream has raised $21 million in a new funding round to continue developing the bitcoin’s blockchain protocol.

Blockstream Introduces Atomic Swaps on Liquid Bitcoin Sidechain
July 4th, 2019

Blockstream created an ‘experimental’ Liquid Swap Tool introduced to Liquid Bitcoin Sidechain. The tool uses atomic swaps to trade more securely between tokens by eliminating middlemen who have suffered hacks and lost investors’ funds in the past.

Two Persons Referred to in Bitcoin White Paper Share Views on the Future of Cryptos
July 1st, 2019

Two persons cited on the Bitcoin white paper – Blockstream CEO Adam Back and Yugen Partners Chief Scientist Scott Stornetta, share their thoughts on the future of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency technology in the whole.

Roger Ver Debunks Craig Wright’s Claims that He Owns Some of the First BTC Adresses
May 18th, 2019

Satoshi Craig Wright sued Bitcoin Cash figurehead, and former business partner, Roger Ver for libel after being called a “fraud and a liar.” Ver responded by seemingly debunking Wright’s claim that he controlled several high-profile Bitcoin addresses.

Blockstream Rolls Out the New App Allowing Users Issue Security Tokens on Bitcoin Sidechain
May 16th, 2019

Bitcoin startup Blockstream has announced its new platform that allows users to launch their own tokens using the company’s Bitcoin sidechain, Liquid.

Bitcoin Price Sees Biggest Surge for Several Months, Here’s Why
April 2nd, 2019

Bitcoin price appears to have experienced a sudden and unexplained rise sending the coin soaring to nearly $5,000. Here’s the possible reasons for that.

Blockstream Releases Test Code for One of the Biggest Bitcoin Upgrades
February 19th, 2019

The new Multi-Signature technology aims to enhance the performance of the Bitcoin network by reducing transaction size and enhancing user privacy.

Blockstream Satellites Now Support Lightning Network, Updates for the New Services to Go Live in 2019
December 18th, 2018

The new service that allows users to broadcast their own messages via Lightning Network, will be available worldwide starting from January 2019.

Blockstream’s ‘Liquid Network’ Sidechain for Bitcoin Goes Live
October 11th, 2018

The sidechain technology for Bitcoin is aimed at addressing the scalability issues of the Bitcoin network while providing faster settlements and improved transaction confidentiality. 

Tierion Brings a New Proposal to Make Bitcoin a Multi-Network Cryptocurrency
September 26th, 2018

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.

Blockstream’s C-lightning 6.0 Enters Beta
June 28th, 2018

The scalability solution used for Bitcoin has finally got TOR support, an optimized mechanism for smartphones and a full-fledged wallet.