Tag Archive: mempool

  • Bitcoin, Bitcoin Technology, News, News teaser

    SegWit Transactions in Bitcoin Hit 30% For First Time

    SegWit usage on the Bitcoin network has hit 30% in a new all-time high sparked by uptake from major industry businesses and services. High-speed, Low-fee Bitcoin Emerges Citing data from cryptocurrency hardware wallet manufacturer Trezor, investor and commentator Alistair Milne noted the historic highs continue to come in tandem with an almost empty mempool, leading to rock-bottom Bitcoin transaction fees. SegWit usage continues to skyrocket, hitting 30% for the first time#bitcoin pic.twitter.com/OEexWND9ab — Alistair Milne

    · February 28, 2018 · 12:00 pm
  • Coinbase Bitcoin, Companies, News, News teaser

    New Data Shows Coinbase May Be Spamming the Bitcoin Network

    US exchange and wallet provider Coinbase is facing fresh criticism from both users and Bitcoin industry figures over its delayed SegWit adoption. ‘You Alone Are Spamming The Network’ As the company continues to suffer technical outages due to high demand, its effect on the Bitcoin mempool has become the source of renewed calls for SegWit as a priority. “You need to batch your outgoing transactions,” Twitter user Civ Ekonom wrote in response to Coinbase’s latest

    · January 12, 2018 · 7:30 am
  • Bitcoin Fees Fall 34% As Bloated Mempool Deflates Bitcoin, News, News teaser

    Bitcoin Fees Fall 34% As Bloated Mempool Deflates

    Amid anger and even despair over Bitcoin’s fees, the recommended rate per transaction has quietly dipped by 34% amid a drop in mempool size. Bitcoin Fees Fall But Delays Stretch On From a recommended 450 satoshis per byte, figures this week have fallen to just 300 according to unnamed sources quoted by crypto angel investor Alistair Milne. Headlines you don't see: "Recommended Bitcoin transaction fees crash 33% in 24hrs" … down from 450sats/byte to 300 and

    · May 19, 2017 · 11:17 pm