Blockstream News

Blockstream is a blockchain development company founded by Adam Back in 2014 and headquartered in San Francisco, U.S. Blockstream investors include Horizons Ventures, Blockchain Capital, Digital Currency Group, AXA Strategic Ventures and others. Blockstream is focused on developing Bitcoin sidechains and other blockchain-related applications. Blockstream is also one of the main funders of Bitcoin Core. Blockstream announced a plan to launch a satellite that would broadcast the full Bitcoin blockchain to eliminate the need for internet connection for the use of Bitcoin. Blockstream plans to earn fees taken for the use of the network. Blockstream is also involved in the development of the Lightning Network, writing Bitcoin advancement concepts and is the establisher of Elements Project.
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Blockstream has announced the launch of a new security token backed by the company's mining facilities.
Adam Back unveils Blockstream’s new Bitcoin mining security token
Brian Quarmby
2021-03-31T06:15:14+01:00
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The STO will take place on the Luxembourg-based STOKR marketplace.
Supercar maker Mazzanti Automobili launches security token offering
Helen Partz
2021-02-25T12:00:42+00:00
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Six prominent crypto firms have joined the federation governing Blockstream's Liquid sidechain.
Blockstream expands Liquid Federation, but LBTC adoption remains slow
Martin Young
2021-01-12T04:56:11+00:00
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Bitcoin DeFi, Bitcoin on Ethereum: We explore the ways DeFi and Bitcoin intersect.
Finance Redefined: The $20,000 Bitcoin special, Dec. 9–16
Andrey Shevchenko
2020-12-16T22:40:00+00:00
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Samson Mow, chief strategy officer at Blockstream, says Bitcoin was never about “transactions per second and coffee,” but about value and a “new financial parad...
Bitcoin moves $500K around the globe every second, says Samson Mow
Marie Huillet
2020-12-02T10:42:16+00:00
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A new take on an old investigation potentially sheds light on the whereabouts of Satoshi Nakamoto — at least while he was working on Bitcoin.
New analysis suggests Satoshi Nakamoto was a Londoner
Cyrus McNally
2020-11-26T04:45:00+00:00
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"Users can’t afford to be cut off from the Bitcoin network."
Venezuela sees its first Blockstream Bitcoin satellite node
Turner Wright
2020-09-29T10:10:00+01:00
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As lead maintainer Wladimir van der Laan takes a break from Bitcoin duties, we ask what would happen if the entire Github maintenance team disappeared.
Would Bitcoin suffer if the lead maintainers were kidnapped by aliens?
Michael Kapilkov
2020-09-11T23:30:00+01:00
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