Category: BlockStream

Does Blockstream Hold Backdoor Keys to Bitcoin on Liquid?

This week, Blockstream launched the Liquid Network, a sidechain built on Strong Federation technology to facilitate quick and seamless transfer of bitcoin (BTC) between exchanges. Their website indicates they hold “emergency keys” to bitcoin held on Liquid, but there’s more to it. A Reddit thread offered both sides of the story; […]

Blockstream Satellites Could Prevent Bitcoin Forks, says Blockstream CSO

During an episode of the Keiser Report, a discussion hosted by Max Keiser, streamed on May 17, 2019, the Chief Strategy Officer of Blockstream, Samson Mow, declared that their satellite in the geosynchronous orbit broadcasting the Bitcoin blockchain could prevent network splits. Keeping the World in Sync The Blockstream Satellite […]

Bitcoin’s [BTC] Lightning Network is awesome, says Blockstream’s Samson Mow

Since Bitcoin began its touted bull run on the back of a massive April ascendance over $5,000, positive signs for the entire market began sprouting. Altcoins saw a massive rise as the king coin’s market dominance rose above 60 percent and the transaction fees grew over eight times compared to […]

Roger Ver Debunks Craig Wright’s Claims that He Owns Some of the First BTC Adresses

Satoshi Craig Wright sued Bitcoin Cash figurehead, and former business partner, Roger Ver for libel after being called a “fraud and a liar.” Ver responded by seemingly debunking Wright’s claim that he controlled several high-profile Bitcoin addresses. For two weeks we thought that tensions between Satoshi Wannabe Craig Wright and […]

Bitcoin [BTC] network splits can be prevented by Blockstream Satellite, says Chief Strategy Officer

With the current market recovering from the recent Bitcoin [BTC] pull back dragging the price of Bitcoin under $7,500, a hunt has ensued for the source. Bitstamp, the Japanese cryptocurrency exchange which saw a crucial order set tremors in the market is the touted source, however, some dispute this claim. […]

Blockstream Unveils ‘Plug-and-Play’ Liquid Network-based Security Token Issuance Platform

Bitcoin infrastructure developer Blockstream has debuted a security token issuance platform based on its Liquid Network. The platform will allow companies to deploy tokenized securities without having to worry about computer programming and regulatory requirements. Liquid Securities: Blockstream Introduces STO as a Service In a blog post published on Wednesday […]

Binance CEO’s reorg idea could be implemented, but would incur ‘too many side-effects,’ claims Adam Back

Blockstream CEO Adam Back has always been in the news for discussing relevant topics in the cryptosphere through various social media channels. On the sidelines of Consensus 2019, Back addressed popular questions related to the future of crypto mining, during his interview on Crypto Finder. Back believes that although existing protocols related […]

Blockstream Rolls Out the New App Allowing Users Issue Security Tokens on Bitcoin Sidechain

Photo: Blockstream / Twitter It has become known that Bitcoin startup Blockstream is working on the launch of a new tokenized securities platform. The platform will provide users with an opportunity to issue their own tokens by utilizing the firm’s custom-built Bitcoin sidechain, Liquid Network. Though many people still believe that […]

Blockchain Infrastructure Firm Blockstream Launches Security Token Platform

Blockchain infrastructure firm Blockstream announced the launch of its security token platform in a press release shared with Cointelegraph on May 15. Per the announcement, the new Liquid Securities platform is a solution for businesses to issue security tokens on the Liquid Network. Blockstream Chief Security Officer Samson Mow claims […]

Blockstream Launches Security Token Platform on Bitcoin Sidechain

Bitcoin startup Blockstream is launching a platform that lets users launch their own tokens by utilizing its bitcoin sidechain, Liquid. Launched at CoinDesk’s Consensus conference 2019, the Liquid Securities platform is the first product Blockstream has launched on top of its Liquid Network sidechain, a network tied to the bitcoin […]