Efforts to unsettle lead SegWit2x proponent Jeff Garzik are increasing in the run-up to November’s hard fork.
On October 6, 2017, the web portal Bitcoin.org announced it was “denouncing” the Segwit2x hard fork and companies involved with the project. The site plans to publish a banner on every page of the website explaining the “risks of using services” that are associated with the November 2MB fork and development team. Also read: Markets Update: […]
Origins of Bitcoin’s Scaling Crisis Lie in Unforeseen Consequences of Past Decisions.
On August 17 the bitcoin payment processing company Bitpay published a blog post about Segwit2x that stirred quite a bit of controversy with the bitcoin ‘community.’ Also read: Search Volumes for Bitcoin and Ethereum Enter Inverse Correlation Bitpay Sparks Controversy for Promoting the BTC1 Codebase as a Reference Client to Bitcore Nodes The post called “What […]
Ethereum has broken the record for the most daily transactions of any Blockchain in history.
Blockstream has hinted its flagship product will involves satellites upon release, leading to industry-wide speculation.
Perhaps no coder is more at the center of bitcoin’s raging scaling debate more than Jeff Garzik – here he talks about the network’s future. Source
There’s been a lot going on as far as development goes with the latest alternative clients and the Segwit2x plan also known as BTC1 on Github. One particular subject that came up on the BTC1 repository was the idea to incentivize the development community with time-locked bitcoins to smoothly activate a hard fork. Also read: […]
At approximately 00:06:48 UTC today, July 20, at block height #476768 the bitcoin network finished the BIP91 lock in period and entered a new phase in order to activate the protocol Segregated Witness (Segwit). Now during the lock-in period, there will be another 336 blocks, until Segwit will be activated on Bitcoin’s main network. Also read: Predicting the […]
If you’ve been listening to the bitcoin ‘community,’ you’d know in about two weeks the bitcoin network may face some protocol changes. Due to the possible user-activated soft fork (UASF) planned and the chance some groups may counter this plan, this has created thousands of discussions concerning August 1. Now the bitcoin-focused web portal Bitcoin.org […]
Developer Jimmy Song has sought to provide a no-frills accessible explainer for the increasingly contentious SegWit debate.
Saturday, July 1st was filled with fresh new code as the Segwit2x working group released the team’s protocol beta v1.14.3 with release notes. Alongside this, a new implementation of a user-activated hard fork (UAHF) was made available for download the same day. Also read: Mining, Merchants, and Traders—Thailand’s Got the Bitcoin Fever The Segwit2x Beta Codebase Has […]
Controversial Bitcoin scaling initiative, SegWit2 pushes through with the new code set and released on June 30, 2017.
Over the past six months, the bitcoin scaling debate has been going on relentlessly as many cryptocurrency proponents are trying to figure the best solution to improve the network’s fees and transaction throughput. There have been many ideas brought to the table, but this summer there are some specific plans that all bitcoin holders should […]
On June 16 the alpha code for the scaling solution Segwit2x was released to the public following a large number of mining pools having vocally supported the plan. Since then a large majority of miners who back the Segwit2x roadmap have started signaling with their hashrate. Also Read: Australian Opposition Leader Believes Bitcoin is Fueling […]