Scalability

Fraud-Fighting ‘Watchtowers’ Are Coming With the Next Big Lightning Release

So-called lightning network “watchtowers” — a much-anticipated next step for securing the network — are coming soon. Watchtowers have long…

Crypto Platform Says It Aims to Solve Bitcoin Scalability Issue

Crypto platform ILCoin says it is developing a “modern alternative to bitcoin” without scalability issues by using “pioneering technology” called…

Bitfinex Plans to Launch Lightning Network Support for Stablecoin Tether: Report

Major cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex is looking to launch the USDT stablecoin operated by sister firm Tether on the Lightning Network…

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…

RIF Labs Launches 3rd-Layer Scalability Solution Capable of Processing Up to 5K TPS

RIF Labs — owner of bitcoin-based smart contract sidechain Rootstock (RSK) developer RSK Labs — has launched a third-layer scalability…

Blockstack CEO Muneeb Ali: ‘You Don’t Need a Blockchain’ for All Dapps

Blockstack CEO Muneeb Ali criticized “most” decentralized apps in the industry during a panel appearance Monday, drawing issue with how…

Proposal’s Merger Paves Way for New Bitcoin Lightning Features

A new routing proposal is expected to be merged today into the official “specifications” of lightning, the technology many advocates…

Joseph Lubin on Ethereum 2.0: ETH to Become 1,000 Times More Scalable Within 24 Months

Ethereum (ETH) co-founder Joseph Lubin said that the Ethereum blockchain will become about 1,000 times more scalable in 18 to…

Nouriel Roubini at Salt Conference in NY: Crypto Is the Mother and Father of All Bubbles

Economist and notorious cryptocurrency critic Nouriel Roubini said that “cryptos is the mother and father of all bubbles” at the…

An Ethereum 2.0 Proof-of-Stake Testnet Blockchain Is Now Live

An Ethereum (ETH) 2.0 Proof-of-Stake (PoS) testnet beacon blockchain is now live. Preston Van Loon, co-founder of sharding development firm…

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