Two Proposals for Bitcoin Sidechains
Dec16

Two Proposals for Bitcoin Sidechains

One of the biggest weaknesses of bitcoin is the inability of its blockchain to be scaled in order to facilitate the addition of features. Bitcoin’s security consultant Sergio Demian Lerner went as far as comparing it with repairing an aircraft in flight. Sidechains aim to enhance the versatility of the bitcoin network by allowing users to conduct transactions from the main bitcoin blockchain to other sidechains that operate under...

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Blockstream To Launch “Liquid” – How Will It Affect the Bitcoin Price?
Dec18

Blockstream To Launch “Liquid” – How Will It Affect the Bitcoin Price?

Blockstream, a bitcoin technology startup has announced the first commercial application of the bitcoin sidechain known as Liquid. This company, which has a team comprising of well-known architects of this crypto-currency, said that the new product based on the ideas in the sidechains white paper, will be launched in first quarter of 2016. Here is a brief discussion on the new technology and its effect on the bitcoin price. Liquid...

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