Tag: scaling

Jul 30 2021

The Semantics Of The Bitcoin Layers

Jul 30 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture history layer 2 layers scaling

While we casually talk about Bitcoin having multiple layers, the word itself has historical meaning.The Semantics Of A Bitcoin LayerThe idea of a layer comes from two worlds, each of which uses a layered approach in a distinct manner: the world of money, and the world of networks. In this article we will briefly explore both worlds. After the concept of...

Jun 18 2021

Polygon: The Layer 2 Solution Doing 8 Times as Many Transactions a Day as Ethereum

Jun 18 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2021 eth 2.0 ethereum layer 2 matic

Jaynti Kanani, cofounder and CEO of Polygon, discusses why the layer 2 solution has seen so much success during a down crypto market. Show highlights: what factors have led to Polygon’s and MATIC's impressive performance YTD how Polygon...

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Apr 14 2021

Polygon Launches $40M Liquidity Mining Program with Aave

Apr 14 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  aave ethereum polygon scaling technology

Polygon is launching a liquidity mining program with hopes of attracting liquidity to its network. Polygon Rewards Liquidity Miners Polygon, one of Ethereum's most vital scaling solutions, is launching a liquidity mining program with Aave. The team behind the protocol...

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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