Blockstream Satellite Broadcasts First Message From Mysterious Bitcoin User

Cryptocurrency figures were sharing a sense of excitement January 24 after a mystery user broadcast a message on the Bitcoin blockchain via Blockstream’s satellite network. ‘Straight Out Of Bladerunner’ Blockstream, which launched its network of satellites to allow Bitcoin users to transact without an internet connection, has yet to provide […]

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Japan’s Crypto Garage To Trial Blockstream’s Liquid Sidechain For Exchanges

Japan-based blockchain firm Crypto Garage has received official authorization to conduct the first blockchain and finance project under the Regulatory Sandbox in Japan. Crypto Garage, a joint venture of Digital Garage and The Tokyo Tanshi Co., engages in research and development (R&D) and commercialization of blockchain-based financial services. The company’s […]

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Blockchain Tech Firm Blockstream Launches Beta Version of Satellite API for Data Broadcast

Blockchain technology company Blockstream is launching the beta version of its Blockstream Satellite API, designed to help developers broadcast data via the company’s satellite network. The launch was revealed in the official announcement published Jan. 16. The move follows the company’s satellite service expansion back in December, when it started […]

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Blockstream Expands Bitcoin Satellite Service To Asia-Pacific Region

Blockchain technology firm Blockstream announced the expansion of its bitcoin satellite service, which lets bitcoin users transfer the cryptocurrency through leased satellites, to the Asia-Pacific region. The update also comes with a new messaging feature powered by Lightning Network, an open network built on top of Bitcoin to enable fast, […]

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Chatter Report: Ayre Bargains With ABC, Blockstream Sells More Hats

In today’s roundup of cryptocurrency influencers and project leaders, we detail the latest talking points from social media. In addition to Calvin Ayre bargaining with Bitcoin ABC, Wormhole SV has offered the entire Wormhole team a new job. Oh, and Blockstream are using the BCH hash war to market their new […]

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Bitcoin community and its whitepaper has been destroyed by Blockstream, says BTC’s early adopter

Since the downfall of Bitcoin which took place earlier in 2018, the cryptoverse has been constantly flooded with numerous speculations and statements explaining reasons behind BTC’s price drop. December 2017 saw the mind-blowing performance of the crypto market when BTC became a proven trailblazer by touching its all-time high of $20,000. Some […]

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Bitcoin Intentions: Are We Aiming to Replace the Status Quo or Become Them?

When the idea of a working digital currency like bitcoin was introduced, many of its early adopters disliked the current bureaucratic system, with a cartel of bankers pulling the world’s monetary strings. Over time, however, something weird has happened and the idea of permissionless innovation perverted into people literally asking […]

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Monero Hard-Forks, Becomes First Major Coin to Implement Bulletproofs

After months of preparation, Monero (XMR) has successfully activated a hard fork, upgrading its capabilities and technologies. This move is intended to make the cryptocurrency more resistant to ASICs, and also implements bulletproofs, which will enable private transactions that are substantially more efficient, and less costly, than what has previously […]

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Bitcoin [BTC] and Blockstream supporters ambushed by Roger Ver, video released without permission

On 6th September, one of the biggest proponents of Bitcoin Cash [BCH], Roger Ver uploaded a video shot during the Huobi Carnival in Korea wherein two members from the Bitcoin Core community talk about censorship, freedom of speech and related topics. During the event, Ver ambushed the two with his camera […]

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