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SegWit Now Comprises 50 Percent Of Bitcoin Transactions

The proportion of Bitcoin payments sent using Segregated Witness (SegWit) experienced a sudden spike on October 4, rising to over 50 percent for the first time. Corning The Network...

Wilma Woo | Oct 04, 2018 | 11:00
Bitcoin Interest Fork Slated for End of January
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Bitcoin Interest Fork Slated for End of January

There have been a handful of forks from the main Bitcoin Network over the past few months, and that seems to be continuing into the new year. Bitcoin Interest plans to fork at block...

Matthew Hrones | Dec 30, 2017 | 21:00
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Bitcoin

Segwit Activated: How it Works & What’s Next for Bitcoin

Segregated Witness, or Segwit, has finally been activated by a super majority of the current hashpower on the Bitcoin network. Segwit fixes many bugs currently in the protocol, and...

Matthew Hrones | Aug 25, 2017 | 04:00
Lightning Network
Altcoins

Paris Startup Successfully Tests Lightning Network on Litecoin

ACINQ, a Paris-based startup devoted to Bitcoin solutions, has successfully tested their Lightning software on Litecoin. SegWit to Activate on Litecoin With the increasing possibility...

Vishal S. | Apr 26, 2017 | 12:00
Paybis Cuts 25% off Bitcoin Purchase Fees on all Credit and Debit Card Payments
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88% Of Companies ‘Support’ Or ‘Ready’ For...

88% of major cryptocurrency companies “explicitly support” or are “ready” to implement Segregated Witness (SegWit), data shows. Bitcoin And SegWit: 46% ‘Explicit...

Wilma Woo | Apr 23, 2017 | 16:00
SegWit
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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
Maxwell
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Core Dev Maxwell: UASF ‘Does Not Measure Up To Standard’

Bitcoin core developer Greg Maxwell has newly outlined why he “does not support” a user-activated soft fork (UASF) as it figures in BIP 148. Maxwell: UASF ‘Guarantees...

Wilma Woo | Apr 14, 2017 | 09:00
Litecoin
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Price of Bitcoin’s ‘Lite’ Brother is Soaring as...

Two cases for Segregated Witness (SegWit) activation via different channels are moving closer to reality this week for Bitcoin. Meanwhile, Litecoin is getting closer to its own SW...

Wilma Woo | Apr 03, 2017 | 09:00
SegWit
News

Adam Back to Jihan Wu: SegWit Not ‘Complicated,’ Fixes...

Hashcash inventor Adam Back has said Segregated Witness (SegWit) “fixes” an original bug in Bitcoin from creator Satoshi Nakamoto. Back: SegWit ‘Fixes Satoshi Bug’ As...

Wilma Woo | Mar 31, 2017 | 08:00
Miners
News

Roger Ver Will Reward Miners 110% for Supporting Bitcoin Unlimited

Roger Ver has launched a Bitcoin mining pool from his own Bitcoin.com brand which offers miners a 110% block reward. 10% Premium for Mining Bitcoin Unlimited The entrepreneur and...

Wilma Woo | Mar 07, 2017 | 03:00
Bitcoin Unlimited
News

Bitcoin Unlimited’s 200 New Nodes’ Authenticity Falls...

Bitcoin Unlimited is under suspicion this week following a sudden instant surge in the number of its nodes, leading commentators to question its authenticity. Charlie Lee...

Wilma Woo | Feb 17, 2017 | 07:00
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Altcoins

Litecoin: SegWit ‘Testbed’ at Risk as Bitcoin Politics...

The Segregated Witness (SegWit) update has received lukewarm support thus far since it was announced on Litecoin on January 28th. Beyond Bitcoin: ‘Testbed’ for SegWit...

Antonio Madeira | Feb 08, 2017 | 08:00

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