Earlier this month, highly regarded Bitcoin developer and Paxos principal architect Jimmy Song revealed that the Bitcoin Gold (BCG) hard fork will likely occur before the SegWit2x hard fork, which is expected to be executed in mid-November. What is Bit…
This week two more exchanges revealed their plans for the upcoming Segwit2x fork this November. The London-based exchange CEX.io explains that whether the company supports the split or not customers will receive split tokens if the fork takes place. Further, the Indian exchange Unocoin has revealed it will be supporting the chain with the most […]
As Bitcoin SegWit2x opposition grows day by day, pro-choice exchanges and other entities appear to be an increasing minority.
More and more blockchains may be forking, but developers still don’t think they’ve quite found the best way to execute the upgrade.
Just a few days ahead of the scheduled hard fork, Bitcoin Gold has finally received an updated website. On the surface, it looks a lot more professional, even though the use cases for this altcoin remain unclear. Additionally, there is no indication as to who will support BTG in the first place. Now is a good […]
Bitcoin.com and Calvin Ayre’s war of words continues with an official partnership announcement on Bitcoin Cash “education.”
SegWit2x continues to lose support as 50 signatories in Latin America condemn the Bitcoin hard fork.
Debate is a central part of the cryptocurrency community at large. Open forums such as Bitcoin.com have fostered mostly healthy fork debate about Bitcoin’s future. It appears at least one participant wished to stifle debate, and in a horrible way. Also read: Preparing for the Bitcoin Hard Forks: A Step-by-Step Walkthrough Fork Debate Turns Ugly and Dangerous […]
Earlier this week, the Brazilian and Argentinian Bitcoin communities expressed their concerns over the SegWit2x hard fork in November, firmly opposing the proposal. The decline in support for SegWit2x hard fork in November could lead to a mid-term surg…
Huobi the cryptocurrency exchange based in China announced its Segwit2x contingency plans for the firm’s trading platform Huobi Pro. The exchange details that it plans to support all the tokens that derive from the planned Segwit2x hard fork. Also read: JP Morgan Boss Can’t Stop Talking About Bitcoin — Calls Investors “Stupid” Huobi Pro Will Support […]
Jameson Lopp, who is well-known for his critical stance on Bitcoin forks, said a “fake hostage situation” led “dozens of cops with rifles” to his home Monday.
Jimmy Song, a prominent Bitcoin developer and the principal architect behind Paxos, has recently stated that cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin demonstrate the real value of developers and developer activity. Earlier this year, Ivey Business School professo…
One of the founders of ethereum is calling for the network to learn its lesson from Monday’s fork, arguing better upgrade processes are needed.
Bruce Fenton On SegWit2x: I Do Not See Benefits Of Hard Fork Now
Within the past week, the percentage of Segregated Witness (SegWit)-enabled transactions in the Bitcoin network has increased from 9 percent to 14.45 percent, decreasing Bitcoin transaction fees, the size of the Bitcoin mempool, and blocks. SegWit near…