There are many different opinions about the activation of SegWit2x. As most people are well aware by now, on August 8 the Bitcoin network successfully locked in the activation of Segregated Witness. SegWit will be going live in two weeks, but come November there was supposed to be a hard fork to increase the block size to 2MB. […]
How will SegWit impact the bitcoin network? For answers to that question, one has to turn to lessons learned from another cryptocurrency altogether.
Segwit2x has reconfirmed plans to move forward with its 2mb hard fork in three months. Will this lead to another split?
SegWit is on par to lock-in today. Miners are embracing the scaling upgrade, but there’s still time before users are able to take advantage.
On August 5, less than four days after the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) hard fork, Bitcoin price surged drastically within a 24-hour period, recording a new all-time high at $3,212. …
A few months ago, we touched upon the concept of sharding as part of the Ethereum ecosystem. This particular concept will be introducing some major changes to Ethereum as we know it today. It will help scale the network, which is still a major challenge. A test version of Ethereum with sharding is currently undergoing testing. This […]
What to make of the most political proposal for bitcoin scaling? CoinDesk looks at the impact of the UASF movement on network development.
Missed Tuesday’s bitcoin fork? CoinDesk recaps the day’s events, outlining how a band of miners broke off of bitcoin to create a new network. The post What Happened to Bitcoin Today: A Recap of the Blockchain’s Big Split appeared first on CoinDesk. S…
A controversial bitcoin spinoff called Bitcoin Cash has officially broken off from the main network, forging ahead with its own blockchain. The post Bitcoin Cash Just Mined its First Block, Making Blockchain Split Official appeared first on CoinDesk. …
CoinDesk’s Alyssa Hertig looks at the varied industry reactions to Bitcoin Cash, a variant of bitcoin said to be launching today. Source
CoinDesk compiles its feature articles and explainers on Bitcoin Cash ahead of its expected fork on Tuesday. Source
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A deep dive into claims that it’s safe to remove bitcoin’s block size limit and instead rely on existing “simplified payment verification” methods. Source
How can miners block bitcoin changes? CoinDesk takes a look at how the network upgrades and the role these parties play. Source
A group of miners unhappy with scaling proposal Segwit2x have created Bitcoin Cash, an alternative that could fork the bitcoin network on Aug. 1. Source