A Comparison Between Layer-2 And Sidechain Solutions

If you’ve been keeping up with developments in the crypto community over the past few months, you’ve probably already heard the words ‘layer-2’ and ‘sidechains’ being thrown around.  There’s a reason behind this: as demand for Ethereum has surged over the past few months, some of the cracks in its model have been beginning to… Continue reading A Comparison Between Layer-2 And Sidechain Solutions

Bitcoin’s Lightning Network – A Status Update

The scaling debate is, without question, one of the most contentious issues in the blockchain space. When it reached its boiling point in August 2017, Bitcoin adopted Segregated Witness (SegWit), opening the door to the creation of the Lightning Network (LN). Now active, this second-layer protocol promises the ability for Bitcoin to processes many thousands… Continue reading Bitcoin’s Lightning Network – A Status Update

Microsoft Announces the Launch of Bitcoin Blockchain-Based Decentralized Identity Management Tool

The last couple of years have brought along numerous advancements for the digital environment, yet the internet is still dealing with the challenge of figuring out smarter solutions for online identity management. Granted the massive number of online platforms and the billions of users who access these websites on a daily basis, the digital market… Continue reading Microsoft Announces the Launch of Bitcoin Blockchain-Based Decentralized Identity Management Tool