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.
Bitcoin Core developer Pieter Wuille has introduced a new Bitcoin smart contract programming language called Miniscript.
SegWit Creator Introduces New Language for Bitcoin Smart Contracts
Blockchain company Blockstream rolled out a new open-source version of c-lightning, its Bitcoin Lightning Network implementation.
Bitcoin Lightning Network Implementation C-Lightning Gets an Upgrade
Blockstream Chief Strategy Officer Samson Mow says Bitcoin is bad for payments but the Lightning Network solves this.
Bitcoin Is Bad for Payments, But Lightning Solves This: Samson Mow
CEO Adam Back explained users now have more options as a new update provides support for stablecoin Tether.
Bitcoin Lightning Network Works on Liquid Sidechain, Blockstream Confirms
Tether is now being offering on Blockstream’s Liquid sidechain, which purportedly will allow for faster settlements and new trading options.
Tether Stablecoin to Run on BlockStream’s Liquid Network Sidechain
Blockchain software development BlockStream announced that its mobile wallet, Green Wallet, now supports the firm’s Liquid Network sidechain.
BlockStream's Green Wallet Announced Support for Its Liquid Network
Bitcoin blockchain infrastructure firm Blockstream has launched a new tool allowing to execute atomic swaps on the Liquid network.
Blockstream Enables Atomic Swaps for Liquid Sidechain Assets