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Blockstream’s Liquid Network Sent $8M in BTC Unsafely, Says Bitcoin Developer

Bitcoins stored on the Liquid Network were temporarily able to be seized by network moderators Thursday night. The potential vulnerability in the Bitcoin sidechain’s security parameters was discovered by Summa founder James Prestwich. Liquid – a network developed and overseen by Blockstream and meant to move bitcoins around more quickly than

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Is Blockstream’s Liquid Network an Attempt to Compete for Tokens with Ethereum?

At Consensus Distributed on May 12, Blockstream presented Lightnite, a Fortnite-like game that uses the Liquid Network for storing non-fungible tokens (NFT) representing game items.While the game is developed by independent company Satoshi’s Games, Blockstream has sponsored the game by running a token giveaway. The announcement has garnered a considerable amount

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Blockstream’s ‘Watchtowers’ Will Bring a New Justice System to the Lightning Network

Watchtowers, a semi-trusted payment channel sheriff, will keep the peace among lightning nodes. The new feature is likely to be implemented in the coming months.Spearheaded by Blockstream’s c-Lightning team, the Watchtowers are part of Eltoo, a proposed enforcement layer for the lightning network.“A Watchtower is basically outsourcing the penalizing of

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BTSE Exchange Plans $50M Token Raise on Blockstream’s Ethereum Rival Liquid

The idea was in vogue mid-decade until the emergence of ethereum, which was designed specifically for such use cases, and became the go-to launching pad for initial coin offerings, security tokens, non-fungible collectibles and the like. But Liquid, launched in September 2018, has started to make inroads; last week, BTSE

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BlockStream’s Green Wallet Announced Support for its LiquidNetword

Blockchain software development BlockStream announced that its mobile wallet, Green Wallet, now supports the firm’s Liquid Network sidechain in a blog post published on July 5.Per the announcement, users of the wallet can now store, send and receive Liquid Bitcoin (L-BTC) and Issued Assets on the Liquid sidechain. The

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Blockstream’s New Platform Allows Users Issue Security Tokens on Bitcoin Sidechain

Photo: Blockstream / TwitterIt has become known that Bitcoin startup Blockstream is working on the launch of a new tokenized securities platform. The platform will provide users with an opportunity to issue their own tokens by utilizing the firm’s custom-built Bitcoin sidechain, Liquid Network.Though many people still believe that tokens

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Blockstream’s MuSig to Improve Bitcoin Transactions?

Following the launch of working code last month, blockchain technology firm Blockstream hopes to successfully develop a new multisignature standard for Bitcoin transactions in the future.Alongside this, Blockstream also released its latest version of its Bitcoin scaling software c-lightning at the beginning of March, marking a busy period for

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Blockstream’s ‘Liquid Network’ Sidechain for Bitcoin Goes Live

The sidechain technology for Bitcoin is aimed at addressing the scalability issues of the Bitcoin network while providing faster settlements and improved transaction confidentiality. On Tuesday, October 10, Samson Mow, chief strategy officer at Blockstream startup announced Bitcoin’s first sidechain ‘Liquid Network’ going live. The sidechain technology for Bitcoin is aimed at

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