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Blockstream Satellites Could Prevent Bitcoin Forks, says Blockstream CSO

During an episode of the Keiser Report, a discussion hosted by Max Keiser, streamed on May 17, 2019, the Chief Strategy Officer of Blockstream, Samson Mow, declared that their satellite in the geosynchronous orbit broadcasting the Bitcoin blockchain could prevent network splits. Keeping the World in Sync The Blockstream Satellite network broadcasts

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Blockchain Infrastructure Firm Blockstream Launches Security Token Platform

Blockchain infrastructure firm Blockstream announced the launch of its security token platform in a press release shared with Cointelegraph on May 15.Per the announcement, the new Liquid Securities platform is a solution for businesses to issue security tokens on the Liquid Network.Blockstream Chief Security Officer Samson Mow claims that

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Blockstream Trials First Trust-Minimized P2P Bitcoin Derivatives

Blockchain technology company Blockstream has revealed that it was able to successfully complete a trust-minimized forward-contract transaction on the Bitcoin blockchain. The transaction occurred on April 16 between Blockstream and Crypto Garage. The official research paper was published on April 19, 2019. An Intro to Crypto Garage Crypto Garage is a Japanese

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Blockstream Releases Upgrade of Its Bitcoin Lightning Network Implementation

Blockchain development company Blockstream has released a new version of its Bitcoin (BTC) scalability software, c-lightning, a post on the company’s blog reveals on March 1.C-lightning is an implementation of the off-chain Bitcoin scalability solution, the Lightning Network (LN), that is written in the C programming language. Per the

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Blockstream Releases Test Code for One of the Biggest Bitcoin Upgrades

Photo: BlockstreamOn Monday, February 18, blockchain tech firm Blockstream announced the release of new test code. Based on the Schnorr-based multi-signature scheme MuSig, this is supposedly one of the biggest upgrades for the Bitcoin blockchain network.Last year in May 2018, Blockstream’s Bitcoin developers released a paper showing the Schnorr multi-signature

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Blockstream Publishes Schnorr-Based Test Code for Bitcoin Blockchain Upgrade

The Schnorr-based multi-signature scheme MuSig, a test code for a potential upgrade to the Bitcoin (BTC) blockchain, has been released by blockchain tech firm Blockstream, according to an announcement published on Feb. 18.Last January, four Bitcoin developers released a paper outlining how Schnorr multi-signatures (‘multisig’) could help scale the Bitcoin

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Blockstream Cofounder Proposes To Reduce Bitcoin (BTC) Blocks from 1Mb to 300Kb

A recent proposal issued by Blockstream co-founder Luke DashJr has caused a stir in the Bitcoin Developers community. The well-known expert in cryptocurrencies proposed the temporary reduction of Bitcoin Blocksize to less than half. The proposal is already available for analysis in GitHub and seeks to reduce the size of the

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NYSE Operator Partners With Blockstream to Launch Crypto Tracking Tool for Investors

The Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) has partnered with major global blockchain firm Blockstream to launch its Cryptocurrency Data Feed product, as ICE Data Services tweeted on Jan. 24.Founded in 2000 in the United States, the Intercontinental Exchange is a global company that owns exchanges for financial commodity markets and operates 23

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