Scriptless Scripts: How Bitcoin Can Support Smart Contracts Without Smart Contracts

Bitcoin’s capacity is limited. Meanwhile, smart contracts can be resource intensive. So even though Bitcoin has always supported basic smart contract functionality, the two have never been a natural match. But a recent topic of research spearheaded by Blockstream mathematician Andrew Poelstra could help fix this. Recently presented as key part of his presentation at […]

This New Scaling Layer Could Make Payment Channels Ten Times More Effective

There is no disputing the fact that the Bitcoin network has scalability problems. Micropayment channels are a solution to increase the transaction rate and speed. Yet, this is not the golden solution … This micropayments solution needs a fixed amount of funds to be locked into each channel’s multisignature wallet and requires a transaction for […]

Coffeecoin Pre-ICO Investors get the Short Straw for Some Reason

Everyone will agree there are too many initial coin offerings right now. Every project and their dog want to raise money for something. A lot of these efforts will be cash grabs first and foremost, with no minimum viable product to show for. Coffeecoin may be classified as one of the worst ICOs in history. […]

November 28, 2017 – the Official Start of the Token Sale of the First “Kosher” (Jewish) Crypto-Token and Blockchain Ecosystem

British company BitCoen is opening up an international blockchain market. The company declared about its strategic goal – to help interaction between representatives of the Jewish communities around the world. The BitCoen ecosystem is a system of services, qualitatively improving the life of the Jewish community. Jewish communities from different counties demonstrated their interest to […]

Hacken Announces A Special Thanksgiving Weekend Offer – Get Up to 20% Bonus

At 04:00 am UTC on Friday, November 24, 2017, Hacken will launch an unprecedented additional weekend bonus. Please visit for details Hacken, an ecosystem for white hat hackers and a bug bounty marketplace with a focus on blockchain security, announces an unprecedented additional bonus weekend inspired by John McAfee. The bonus weekend will start […]