Sidechains

Blockstream Launches Security Token Platform on Bitcoin Sidechain

Blockstream, the bitcoin-focused startup, is creating a new security token platform on its Liquid sidechain network.

RIF Launches ‘Layer 3’ Network to Scale Bitcoin-Based Smart Contracts, Tokens

RIF Labs, which built the RSK sidechain for tokens and smart contracts on top of bitcoin, has launched a "third layer" to help scale this technology.

Blockchain Startup Horizen Labs Doubles Target to Raise $4 Million

Just-launched sidechains startup Horizen Labs has raised $4 million in a seed funding round – twice what it had initially planned.

Drivechain Creator’s Latest Paper Sparks Debate Over Bitcoin’s Future Security

Drivechain Creator's Latest Paper Causes Debate About Bitcoin's Future SecurityDrivechain developer Paul Sztorc has the cryptocurrency community riled up over his latest blog “Security Budget in the Long Run.” The essay discusses the economics of BTC network fees over a long period of time and suggests rather than giving up the fees to competition, a dominant protocol should collect fees “from all networks.” Also […]

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RSK Sidechain Is Now Secured by 45% of BTC’s Hashrate

RSK Sidechain Is Now Secured by 45% of BTC's Network HashrateOn Feb. 14, the cryptocurrency infrastructure organization led by RSK Labs announced the one-year anniversary of the RSK network and highlighted several notable achievements. Over the last 12 months, the project’s merge mining has managed to gather 45 percent of the Bitcoin Core (BTC) network hashrate, making the RSK smart contract system more secure than […]

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Japan: Regulators Approve Startup’s Bitcoin Sidechain Trial for Exchanges

Japan’s regulatory sandbox scheme will now include a Bitcoin settlement trial for exchanges

Bitcoin Smart Contract Startup RSK Unveils New Infrastructure Project

RSK Labs is operating under a new banner, with an emphasis on creating a range of open-source protocols for blockchain infrastructure.

Blockstream’s Liquid Sidechain Solution for Bitcoin Network Goes Live

The Liquid Network, a sidechain liquidity solution for the Bitcoin network, has generated its first block

Liquid Goes Live: Blockstream's First Bitcoin Sidechain Has Finally Arrived

Three years in the making, bitcoin's first sidechain "Liquid" is now live, but it's not as decentralized as you might think.

Sidechains Are Bringing ICOs to Bitcoin And That Might Change Crypto Funding

By the end of the year, an initial coin offering will be launched on bitcoin. thanks to sidechains tech.

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