Bitcoin Atom (BCA)

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Official site (website): https://bitcoinatom.io Official Twitter account: https://twitter.com/atombitcoin Official Facebook account (fb): https://www.facebook.com/atombitcoin Github: https://github.com/bitcoin-atom Discussion forum: https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=2515675.0 Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/user/BitcoinAtom Slack channel: https://join.slack.com/t/bitcoin-atom/shared_invite/enQtMjgxMTQ5MTIyOTk3LWQ2MDg3MDMzZTZmNjQyMTFiOGU0NTc4NWE0NmJlN2Q1ZjhkNjQ4MjgxMGU5MWE0Mjg4ZGU1NWE3ZTY3NDQ4NGY Medium (blog, article, news): https://medium.com/@bitcoinatom Official Telegram channel (group): https://t.me/bitcoinatom Support email address: mailto:hello@bitcoinatom.io Alexa website traffic ranking: https://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/bitcoinatom.io

Truth and facts[edit]

  • Bitcoin Atom (BCA) is an evolved Bitcoin with atomic swaps and lightning network.
  • Bitcoin Atom (BCA) is a SegWit enabled Bitcoin fork with atomic swaps, hybrid consensus and lightning network.
  • Bitcoin Atom brings a truly decentralized way of digital asset exchange  with on-chain atomic swaps on board.

Fork

  • Bitcoin Atom is a hard fork from Bitcoin at block (not yet announce, (TBA on January 2018).

Features

  • HYBRID CONSENSUS: BCA network is additionally secured by utilizing the so-called hybrid consensus: both PoW and PoS models are put in place, increasing network stability and reducing the power of miners, hence lowering the 51% attack probability.
  • LIGHTNING NETWORK SWAPS: Bitcoin Atom development team is working on the LN implementation, allowing for instant off-chain atomic swaps. LN transactions are cheaper, more useful for smaller transactions and have better privacy properties.
  • ATOMIC SWAP POWERED: By using built-in hash time-locked contracts (HTLCs) and its own HTLC API, Bitcoin Atom attempts to disrupt the way we exchange cryptocurrencies today, giving independence from intermediaries and any centralized entities.

Official

  • Slogan: Atomic swaps lightning network.
  • We are creating a truly decentralized Bitcoin.

Token

  • The official ticker symbol for Bitcoin Atom token: BCA
  • Total token supply: 21 Million.
  • Airdrop: 1 BTC = 1 BCA

Details

  • Distribution: Mining, Minting, Claiming
  • PoW algorithm: SHA256
  • PoW Block Interval: 10 Minutes
  • PoS Block Interval: 10 Minutes
  • Block size (actual): 1M (2-4M)
  • Difficulty adjustment: 2 Weeks
  • Avg tx confirmation time: 5 Minutes
  • Atomic swaps: Yes
  • Segwit: Yes
  • Replay protection: Yes
  • Unique address format: Yes

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Team[edit]

  • Yet to be announced on the official site.

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Roadmap[edit]

Date Events
Late 2018 AS LIGHTNING NETWORK
March 2018 HTLC API IMPLEMENTATION
January 2018 HTLC API IMPLEMENTATION
December 2017 MAINNET LAUNCH
December 2017 HYBRID CONSENSUS: Bitcoin Atom development team is working on the LN implementation, allowing for instant off-chain atomic swaps.
December 2017 REPLAY PROTECTION
November 2017 ON-CHAIN AS TESTNET
October 2017 CONCEPT DESIGN
September 2017 ATOMIC SWAP RESEARCH

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