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Bitcoin

How Bitcoin Fees Work and Why They’ve Been So High

Fees have been extraordinarily high this past week, and this article aims to clear up misconceptions and help users make smarter decisions in setting the right fees for their...

Matthew Hrones | 2 years ago
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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 | 2 years ago
Bitcoin's Meteoric Weekly Rise Results in Market Cap Bigger Than Nike, Bayer, Goldman Sachs
News

BIP91 Locks In – Renewed Optimism Rockets Bitcoin to Over $2900

After months of disagreement and internal debate, the Bitcoin Network will finally implement a scaling solution; BIP91 has just locked in, meaning that the activation of SegWit will be...

Brian Yim | 2 years ago
BIP91 Bitcoin price
Bitcoin

Bitcoin Price Soars as Miners Signal Upgrade to Avoid Schism

The increasing number mining pool support for BIP91 and SegWit has pushed bitcoin price upwards as a split seems to have been avoided. Disaster Averted So it looks like disaster...

Emilio Janus | 2 years ago
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Bitcoin

The Biggest Mining Pool is Now Signaling to Keep Bitcoin Whole

BIP91 blocks have been successfully mined by BiXin and Antpool helping to allay fears that Bitcoin could split in the face of incompatibility between rival Segwit2x and BIP148...

Matthew Tompkins | 2 years ago
Bitcoin Lightning Network Is Coming: Test a Transaction Now
Litecoin

Litecoin and Lightning Network Coming Very Soon to Bitstamp?

Bitstamp tweeted a mysterious video featuring a lightning bolt seemingly making a thumbs up which follows speculation that Litecoin will be soon added to the site. The video also...

Matthew Tompkins | 2 years ago
UASF
Bitcoin

UASF Continues to Gain Support as ‘Secret’ SegWit2x...

Though a Bitcoin scaling agreement was reached at the recent Consensus conference in New York, many companies are increasingly supporting a User-Activated Soft Fork (UASF)  as a...

Antonio Madeira | 2 years ago
News

Consensus Bombshell Sees Bitcoin SegWit Slated For September

An exhausting day at Consensus 2017 has culminated in Barry Silbert seemingly guiding major industry figures towards activating SegWit. Silbert’s SegWit Scheme Pays Off? In a...

Wilma Woo | 2 years ago
News

Barry Silbert’s ‘Compromise’ to Scale Bitcoin Nets...

Entrepreneur and cryptocurrency fund creator Barry Silbert has concluded the community is behind SegWit after canvassing businesses and miners. Silbert SegWit Support Echoes Coin Dance...

Wilma Woo | 2 years ago
News

Litecoin Activates SegWit Today As Price Nears $40

SegWit activation day is here for Litecoin as the fourth-largest cryptocurrency gains another 38% in price. Litecoin Passes $35, Lee Remains Cool With just several hours to go before...

Wilma Woo | 2 years ago
Bitcoin
Bitcoin

Unconfirmed Bitcoin Transactions Reach 150k

As Bitcoin continues to grow in popularity and value, the network’s capacity issues are becoming even more evident with the number of unconfirmed transactions reaching...

Antonio Madeira | 2 years ago
News

Airbitz New Release Lets Users Choose Their Node Allegiances

Bitcoin wallet provider and security platform Airbitz has released an update allowing users to choose which nodes they connect to. Airbitz: Choice Is Part Of ‘Bitcoin...

Wilma Woo | 2 years ago

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