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Blockstream’s Liquid Sidechain for the Bitcoin Network Goes Live

More than a year after its conceptual introduction at the Blockchain Association of Canada’s Government Forum in Ottawa, Blockstream’s bitcoin scaling solution made its public debut on October 10, 2018, after going live among its partners on September 27.

RSK Labs Says Smart Contracts and Masternodes to Bring More Value to Bitcoin

The bitcoin community is growing fast, and so does the scaling problem. As Bitfinex and Coinbase added support for Segregated Witness, bitcoin network capabilities remain limited – thousands of unconfirmed transactions are often stuck when there is a new flow of interested users.

Dr. Adam Back on Bitcoin Scalability, the Dangers of SegWit2x, and the Future of the Sidechain Technology

SegWit2x, a Bitcoin hardfork expected to become effective this November, is among the most talked-about and somewhat disputable matters in the community. ForkLog talked with Dr. Adam Back, the CEO of Blockstream and one of the world’s leading Bitcoin developers, to find out what’s that dangerous about it, and how to prepare yourself for that.

Wings Team Offers a Standard for Safe DAO’s

The team of WINGS, a platform for creation of DAO’s, has published a kind of a proposal of a standard for creating safe DAO’s.

Rootstock Head Believes Expansion of RSK Federation Means Bitcoin Companies Are Ready for Sidechains

Buenos Aires-based startup RSK has announced several cryptocurrency companies has joined its initiative known as RSK Federation.