Tag: sidechain

Nov 22 2021

El Salvador To Issue 'Bitcoin Bond' On The Liquid Bitcoin Sidechain

The first country to adopt bitcoin as legal tender aims to raise $1 billion through bond issuance to purchase BTC and invest in infrastructure.El Salvador will issue $1 billion in bonds on Blockstream's Liquid Network, a federated Bitcoin sidechain, according to a statement sent to Bitcoin Magazine. The proceedings of the bonds will be split between a $500 million direct allocation...

Nov 09 2021

Oct 20 2021

Bitcoin Wallet Specter Integrates Liquid Sidechain Network

Users can now transact on the Liquid Network with the software and hardware Specter wallets.Specter Solutions has integrated the Liquid Bitcoin sidechain network into its desktop and hardware wallet solutions and added support for Blockstream's hardware wallet Jade, according to a release sent to Bitcoin Magazine. The integration will enable Specter users to transact in the Liquid Network with Jade and...

Sep 29 2021

Aug 12 2021

May 20 2021

NFTglee Launches NFT Auction Platform On Liquid Bitcoin Sidechain

May 20 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  blockstream business liquid nft nftglee

NFTglee has announced the launch of an NFT auction platform built on Bitcoin’s Liquid sidechain.Non-fungible token (NFT) platform NFTglee has announced the May 24 launch of an NFT auction platform that leverages Blockstream’s federated Bitcoin sidechain, Liquid.NFTs can be used to certify the individuality of a digital asset, like a piece of digital art, using blockchain technology. To date, NFTs have...

May 19 2021

Blockstream’s Raretoshi Hosts NFTs On The Liquid Bitcoin Sidechain

May 19 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  art blockstream business liquid nft

Blockstream has announced Raretoshi, a new NFT marketplace built on the Liquid Bitcoin sidechain.Raretoshi, a new non-fungible token (NFT) and physical art marketplace built on the Liquid Bitcoin sidechain, has been announced today by Blockstream, according to a press release sent to Bitcoin Magazine.“Raretoshi provides all the tools necessary for Bitcoin artists to list their digital or physical...

Mar 30 2021

ConsenSys Launches NFT Ecosystem With 99% More Energy Efficiency Than PoW

The Palm ecosystem is a joint venture launched to provide lower-cost NFT trading for artists while Ethereum transitions away from Proof of Work mining. The Palm NFT Ecosystem ConsenSys described the new project as an ecosystem for NFTs, adding that a version of Uniswap V3 will launch on Palm...

Jan 15 2021

Jan 11 2021

Blockstream Adds Six Members To Liquid Federation

Today, Blockstream has announced the addition of six members to Liquid, its federated Bitcoin sidechain. These members include Bitcoin wallet app Coinos, institutional digital asset custody provider Komainu, privacy infrastructure developer Nym Technologies, Liquid swap infrastructure provider SideSwap, Bitcoin-native financial...

Dec 11 2020

Dec 08 2020

RSK Is Changing How It ‘Pegs’ Bitcoin to Its Sidechain

Dec 08 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  iovlabs powpeg rsk sidechain tech

Bitcoin sidechain developer RSK is revamping how users swap bitcoin for its network’s tokenized version for the cryptocurrency.

RSK Is Evolving; Powpeg Leverages Hash Power To Switch From Bitcoin To Sidechain And Back

Dec 08 2020 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  defi iovlabs powpeg rootstock rsk

RSK, the Ethereum-like sidechain for Bitcoin developed by IOVlabs, is evolving. The federated pegging mechanism, which is based on a Bitcoin multi- signature (multisig) address, is migrating to a system that leverages hash power through RSK’s new special-purpose hardware security modules. “We're very excited with this release as it is a big step towards a full decentralized smart...

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