Tag: scaling

Apr 06 2021

Stellar Blockchain Faces Outage as Some Validators Go Offline

The Stellar blockchain is currently facing a technical issue causing validators to be unable to process transactions. Bitstamp Halts Stellar XLM An unknown technical glitch has caused core validators to drop off the network, according to an official update. Around 8:am UTC time, validator nodes run by Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) temporarily stopped validating transactions. SDF is the...

Mar 23 2021

“Tweet-Sized” Blockchain Mina Launches, Announces Token Sale

Mina, the world's lightest blockchain, has launched its mainnet. Mina Launches "Tweet-Sized" Blockchain Backed by leading venture funds like Coinbase Ventures, Three Arrows, and Polychain, the...

Mar 01 2021

Can Bitcoin Scale?

The ongoing debate about whether or not Bitcoin can scale sufficiently on its path to mass adoption has led many people to question if it will ever reach that point at all.The Bitcoin protocol’s main focus is providing security in transactions. It prevents...

Feb 03 2021

How Bitcoin’s Taproot Upgrade Will Improve Technology Across Bitcoin’s Software Stack

Feb 03 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin coinswap multisig privacy ptlcs

Scaling, privacy and custody software will all benefit from Bitcoin’s biggest upgrade in years.

Jan 22 2021

OKCoin to Integrate Bitcoin’s Lightning Network in Q1

The feature, added to alleviate fee pressure during Bitcoin’s bull market, could be live within a month's time.

Jan 16 2021

Optimism “Soft” Launches Layer-2 Solution Amid Ethereum Bull Run

Jan 16 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  fees layer 2 optimism scaling technology

The Ethereum bull run is in full swing, the soft launch of the Optimism...

Nov 19 2020

Lightning Network’s New Liquidity Marketplace Attracts a ‘Surprising’ Mix of Individuals, Enterprises

Lightning Labs’ new liquidity marketplace, Lightning Pool, has seen more early-stage growth than its creators expected.

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