Tag Archives: SegWit
- When we say Bitcoin, we mean Bitcoin Cash
October 17, 2017
If you haven’t heard already, there are several forks coming. In mid-November, a group is planning to initiate the SegWit2X fork, the protocol change embedded in the BTC1 software seeking to raise the block size to 2MB in addition to using SegWit to strip digital signature data. SegWit2X is highly...
- Bitcoin.org threatens to name call SegWit2X participants
October 7, 2017
Bitcoin information website Bitcoin.org is coming out with guns blazing against those who have signalled support for SegWit2X, the protocol change embedded in the BTC1 software clients that stemmed from the New York agreement. On Thursday, the website published a blog post announcing that it will publicly denounce on October...
- Bitcoin surges post fork to surpass $3,200 for the first time
August 7, 2017
The price of bitcoin has shot up—again—into record territory, less than a week after the network split that worried some investors. Bitcoin leaped more than 16 percent and hit a new all-time high of $3,360.87 on Saturday, according to CoinDesk data. By Sunday, the digital currency has settled down to...
- 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...
- 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...
‘Game of skill’ allows users to bet on bitcoin price movements
September 1, 2017
New Japan law recognizes bitcoin as method of payment
March 31, 2017
Roger Ver bets $1M that Bitcoin Cash will not be ‘short-lived’
September 22, 2017