SegWit

Coinbase’s GDAX Exchange Introduces Full SegWit Support

5 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Coinbase’s GDAX Exchange Introduces Full SegWit Support
Coinbase’s professional trading platform Global Digital Asset Exchange GDAX announced it has implemented Segregated Witness (SegWit) support for Bitcoin transactions in a blog post published Friday, Feb. 23. The platform characterizes SegWit technology as “a critical step forward in the development of Bitcoin” and promises support for SegWit transactions will be made available to 100% Read More

Crypto Market In The Red Despite Bitcoin Transaction Fees Dropping, Dominance Rising

5 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Crypto Market In The Red Despite Bitcoin Transaction Fees Dropping, Dominance Rising
While Bitcoin (BTC) dominance is up and Bitcoin transaction fees are down, the crypto market is seeing an overall downturn by press time, Wednesday, Feb. 21, with all of the top 30 coins on CoinMarketCap in the red. Bitcoin dominance, or BTC’s market cap as a share of the total market cap for all cryptocurrencies, Read More

Coinbase And Bitfinex Integrate Bitcoin Scaling Upgrade SegWit

5 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Coinbase And Bitfinex Integrate Bitcoin Scaling Upgrade SegWit
Crypto exchange platforms Coinbase and Bitfinex both announced yesterday, Feb. 20, that they are now ready to implement the Segregated Witness (SegWit) scalability upgrade for Bitcoin (BTC). Coinbase tweeted the announcement that it has finished the final testing stages of SegWit for Bitcoin on the platform and is aiming for a 100 percent launch to Read More

SegWit Gets Its Big Debut As Latest Bitcoin Core Version ‘Introduces Full Support’

5 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on SegWit Gets Its Big Debut As Latest Bitcoin Core Version ‘Introduces Full Support’
The new major Bitcoin Core client version, released for public editing Feb. 15, includes full Segregated Witness (‘SegWit’) support for the first time, among a host of other upgrades. The description of Bitcoin Core 0.16.0 on Github promises “new features, various bugfixes and performance improvements” of which SegWit support is the conspicuous headliner. Demand for Read More

Forum Wars: r/Bitcoin Mods Accused of Hacking and Vote Manipulation

8 months ago adcity Comments Off on Forum Wars: r/Bitcoin Mods Accused of Hacking and Vote Manipulation
News It’s no secret that not everyone in the world of bitcoin shares the same opinion. Heated debates, and all out flame wars, play across social media every day. But what happens when the debate goes beyond mere words, and individuals resort to dirty tricks such as hacking and vote rigging? That’s exactly what’s been Read More

Lightning Must Strike Soon, Bitcoin Facing Backlogs as Scalability Solution Awaited

8 months ago adcity Comments Off on Lightning Must Strike Soon, Bitcoin Facing Backlogs as Scalability Solution Awaited
At press time, the Bitcoin network is currently facing a backlog of over 135,000 unconfirmed transactions and fees have soared. This comes days after the proponents of the SegWit2x scaling solution announced they wouldn’t move forward with a doubling of Bitcoin’s block size due to lack of consensus. Since larger blocks are clearly dead in Read More

Bitpico Claims Segwit2X is Still Alive Despite All Evidence to the Contrary

8 months ago adcity Comments Off on Bitpico Claims Segwit2X is Still Alive Despite All Evidence to the Contrary
News Reports of 2X’s death have been greatly exaggerated. That’s according to a statement issued by little-known mining group Bitpico. In a defiant message that appeared on a mailing list, Bitpico claimed to control 30% of the network hashrate and to be pressing ahead with the B2X fork regardless. Also read: Closing the Curtains On Read More