Tag: Bitcoin SegWit

December 27, 2017 BY Mariela Naydenova

Segwit2x Fork is back with vengeance

After Segwit2x was planned to happen in mid November this year, the fork was unexpectedly cancelled, leaving many Bitcoin enthusiasts wondering what is going on within  the Bitcoin community. Now, a month later, the new fork is set to launch again. The new announcement was made on the 16th of December, with plans for the…

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November 10, 2017 BY Mariela Naydenova

Bitcoin down with $1,000 after upgrade is called off

Bitcoin price is tumbling with around $1,000 after the upgrade that was scheduled to take place on the 16th of November was called off. Now, investors seem to invigorate interest towards Bitcoin Cash (BCH). After Bitcoin reached an all-time high of $7,800 in the past few days, after SegWit2x was cancelled, the current price is…

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September 28, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

nChain and Bitcoin Unlimited launch Gigablock Testnet for larger bitcoin block sizes

Blockchain research and development pioneer nChain and software provider Bitcoin Unlimited (BU) announced a joint Gigablock Testnet Initiative to test the bitcoin network's ability to handle significantly larger block sizes. This global test network is another step in nChain's growing collaboration with BU on initiatives to help achieve massive on-chain scaling of the bitcoin network.…

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