Tag Archives: Bitcoin Unlimited
- Will bitcoin price fall after hard fork? Sportsbook weighs in
July 31, 2017
As the clock tick down to August 1, sportsbooks are joining in on the bitcoin fun. The bitcoin community, if you haven’t heard already, is currently divided on how to resolve the network’s underlying scaling issue. On one side we have the we have the Bitcoin Unlimited, which is pressing...
- Fulfilling Satoshi’s vision: Craig Wright commends Bitcoin Cash initiative
July 28, 2017
As the debate over bitcoin's scaling rages on, one of the potential forks—Bitcoin Cash—is being lauded for its attempt to fulfil Satoshi Nakamoto's vision of true decentralized, peer-to-peer electronic cash with more efficient transaction capacity. If you're just joining us, the bitcoin community is currently divided on how to resolve...
- nChain completes workshop with Bitcoin Unlimited and announces support for bitcoin scaling initiatives
July 27, 2017
LONDON, July 26, 2017 -- On July 24 and 25, blockchain research and development pioneer nChain conducted its previously-announced workshop with members of Bitcoin Unlimited (BU) to jointly support bitcoin scaling initiatives. Meeting in Vancouver, Canada, teams from nChain and BU successfully explored ways in which they can collaborate to achieve larger...
- Beginning of altcoin’s end: US signals digital coins may be subject to federal securities law
July 26, 2017
Sale of digital coins in the United States are subject to the country’s securities laws, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission declared on Tuesday, possibly marking the beginning of the end for the altcoin era. The commission has been investigating the tokens offered and sold by The DAO, the ethereum...
- Bitcoin Unlimited gains technical support in battle for on-chain scaling
July 20, 2017
To support Bitcoin Unlimited’s (BU) vision of a scaled network, bitcoin technology and development outfit nChain has announced that it will provide technical support for the BU client software. If you’re just joining us, bitcoin is now at a critical juncture, and its community is becoming highly polarized with different...
- Experts poke gaping holes in SegWit, Lightning Network’s ‘unworkable’ schemes
June 28, 2017
The voracious debate over bitcoin’s scaling issue may soon be over, following reports that miners are now signaling more for the Segregated Witness (SegWit) scaling solution than the Emergent Consensus. But is SegWit the solution everyone is looking for, or will it end in even bigger—legal—problems for the community? Proposed...
New Japan law recognizes bitcoin as method of payment
March 31, 2017