SegWit
News

Altcoins are Going SegWit for Price Boost of a Lifetime

Little-known altcoin DigiByte is following Litecoin and Syscoin in making investors rich with impending SegWit activation. DigiByte Celebrates Countdown To Ultimate Pump Metrics...

Wilma Woo | Apr 16, 2017 | 13:00
Blocks
News

On-Peak Or Off-Peak? Blocks Emptier & Spam-Free on Weekends

Bitcoin blocks are markedly less full at the weekend than during the week, with waiting times and fees lowering accordingly. ‘Legitimate’ Block Uses No Issue On Weekends...

Wilma Woo | Apr 02, 2017 | 08:00
Bitcoinist_Network Congestion
Breaking News

F2Pool Votes on 8MB Blocks To Alleviate Bitcoin Congestion

Now that the Bitcoin price has been skyrocketing, more transactions are taking place on the network as well. Similar to what happened a few months ago, network congestion is taking...

Jp Buntinx | Jun 16, 2016 | 05:19
Bitcoinist_Bitcoin Miners
Breaking News

Bitcoin Miners Have Lost Interest In Block Size Debate

Just because mining pools give individual miners the ability to choose Bitcoin Core and Bitcoin classic, does not mean they will be switching over in droves all of a sudden. That...

Jp Buntinx | Mar 10, 2016 | 03:26
Bitcoinist_Strange
Breaking News

BitBet Falls Victim To Strange Bitcoin Double-Spend Behavior

Double-spending in the Bitcoin world is becoming a very rare occurrence, but that doesn’t mean it is impossible to pull off this type of attack. BitBet, an online gambling...

Jp Buntinx | Mar 02, 2016 | 03:38
Bitcoin Classic
Bitcoin

Bitcoin Classic Drama Hits New Highs, Debate Continues

Bitcoin Classic has been a point of controversy since its announcement. Taking on Bitcoin Core head-to-head, Classic proposes an immediate block size increase to 2 MB, with provisions...

Evan Faggart | Feb 29, 2016 | 12:15
news
Bitcoin

Bitcoinist Weekly News Re-Hash: Bitcoin Classic Gaining Steam

This past week saw a lot of hot news stories coming from the Bitcoin community and the organizations powering the growth of the ecosystem. Bitcoin Classic appeared in the news a few...

Evan Faggart | Feb 29, 2016 | 06:00
Bitcoin_Support Shift
Breaking News

Antpool Hashrate Drops While F2Pool Gains Close To 30%

An interesting shift seems to be happening in the world of Bitcoin mining, as one of the largest mining pools is going through a significant dip in hashrate right now. AntPool is one...

Jp Buntinx | Feb 26, 2016 | 03:28
Bitcoinist_Block Size Debate
Breaking News

Chinese Mining Pool Lets Miners Weigh In on Bitcoin Core Vs. Bitcoin...

The Bitcoin block size drama continues, as it has taken yet another interesting turn. Even though F2pool is considering removing their consensus support, the mining pool has also...

Jp Buntinx | Feb 25, 2016 | 03:41
Bitcoinist_Roundtable Bitcoin
Breaking News

F2Pool Threatens To Withdraw Consensus Support Over Adam Back...

For those people who were under the impression the Bitcoin block size debate was over, you are sadly mistaken. That being said, things are getting interesting, as F2Pool announced they...

Jp Buntinx | Feb 24, 2016 | 10:32
Breaking News

F2Pool Statement Indicates Plan To Hard Fork 2MB Bitcoin Block Size

The Bitcoin block size debate has taken another interesting plot twist in the past few hours. F2Pool, one of the largest Chinese Bitcoin mining pools in the world, has announced they...

Jp Buntinx | Jan 18, 2016 | 04:36
Bitcoin

Block Size Debate Takes Turn: F2Pool Rejects XT, Adopts BIP100...

The current Bitcoin blockchain block size debate has been very contentious. When Gavin Andresen and Mike Hearn released BIP101/XT last week, they emphasized the need for an increase...

Scott Fargo | Aug 25, 2015 | 02:39

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