Blockstream Announces Atomic Swap Integration for Liquid

On July 1, 2019, Blockstream announced that it has launched a Liquid Swap Tool on its platform. This tool allows users to execute atomic swaps for crypto assets on the Liquid Network, Blockstream’s federated Bitcoin sidechain. Atomic swaps are trustless exchanges of cryptocurrencies between two parties based on a smart contract. The transactions can happen…

Coinbase: Bitcoin Adoption on the Rise in the U.S.

Bitcoin adoption is on the rise in the U.S. as an increasing number of investors are turning to digital assets to add diversity to their investment portfolios, according to new research by Coinbase. For the research, published as “The United States of Crypto,” the leading cryptocurrency exchange pulled data from a combination of public sources,…