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NewsBTC Bitcoin Core Network Nodes

Actual Overview of all Network Nodes Shows Bitcoin Core is Leading With Over 93% No Comments

Bitcoin enthusiasts will have noticed there is a lot of discussion regarding network nodes. It turns out things are not as black-and-white as assumed at first. A new graph goes to show over 93% of network nodes supporting Bitcoin Core. Not all of the nodes actively signal for SegWit, but the overall trend should not be ignored. An interesting statistic that deserves a lot more attention. The bi...

NewsBTC Bitcoin Core Syncing

Bitcoin Core 0.14.0 Speeds Up Blockchain Syncing By 48% No Comments

One of the main issues people have with the Bitcoin Core client is how slow it works. To be more specific, synchronizing the blockchain takes up quite a lot of time. Developers have found a way to speed up this process by as much as 48%. It appears the new Bitcoin Core client packs quite some punch and solves some lingering issues. All things considered, a positive development that will make quite...

Bitcoin Core Fake Warning

Bitcoin Core 0.13.2 Download Triggers False Virus Warnings No Comments

Cryptocurrency enthusiasts looking to download the Bitcoin Core client may receive a strange error. In a lot of cases, a Trojan alert will show up, indicating the file download is potentially malicious. However, that does not seem to be the case, and this alert is a false positive. Users are still advised to manually verify the SHA256 checksum for the file, though. It seems rather strange downl...

Bitcoin unlimited SegWit

SegWit Mining Pool Support Continues To Outpace Bitcoin Unlimited No Comments

The ongoing battle between Bitcoin Unlimited and Bitcoin Core continues. For the first time in a while, Bitcoin unlimited support is outpacing SegWit support. Although this may only be a temporary trend, it goes to show the mining world remains undecided on how Bitcoin should evolve. Moreover, it all depends on when you look at the statistics, as support numbers continue to change on a near-hourly...

Bitcoin Network

Bitcoin Core Launches a New Version, Officially Ends Win XP Support No Comments

Bitcoin is an open source cryptocurrency platform with multiple developer teams working constantly to develop new solutions. Bitcoin Core team, currently responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of Bitcoin network has announced a new update to the software, fixing few bugs and performance issues. The Bitcoin Core version 0.13.2 was announced a couple of days ago on the official website. The n...

Bitcoin Core

Bitcoin Core Has More Contributors Than Developers, And That’s OK No Comments

It is not overly difficult to come across a controversial topic in the Bitcoin world these days. A new Reddit discussion erupted over the number of people actively contributing to Bitcoin Core development. The team claims roughly 100 people are involved, yet only 30 made actual commits last month. But does it even matter in the end, as long as there is progress? It has become apparent the Bitco...

ViaBTC Bitcoin Core Debacle

ViaBTC Publicly Calls Out Bitcoin Core For Not Upping The Block Size No Comments

Ever since ViaBTC launched their Transaction Accelerator, the company has been on an aggressive marketing path. Although it initially launched free of charge, users had to pay a small fee to use the TA less than 24 hours after launch. But it looks like ViaBTC wants to make another statement, declaring how Bitcoin Core devs “refuse to up the block size limit.” If that were the case, Segregated ...

Scaling Bitcoin Workshop. Increase Block Size to 2-4MB. Newsbtc Bitcoin news

Bitcoin Core to Get SegWit Soon, Still a Long Way to Go for Implementation No Comments

The Bitcoin protocol may soon expect few changes to happen for good. Segregated Witness, also known as SegWit, which happens to be one of the scalability solutions is finally ready for release. The Bitcoin Core development team has reportedly fixed most of the issues related to SegWit v 0.13.1 software package. The latest version is almost ready to go live in its current state by Monday. Howeve...

Bitcoin Price Dip Halving

Dissent in Bitcoin Community Become Visible, NodeCounter Voices its Opinion No Comments

NodeCounter, a website that allows people to visualize Bitcoin mining statistics has made an announcement, calling for the cryptocurrency community to boycott Bitcoin. This is the second such announcement by the platform as it voices its frustration against the Bitcoin Core developers. The announcement perhaps reflects the feelings of many in the Bitcoin community who are tired of news reports ...

Bitcoin Scalability Voting

Bitcoin Core Loses Support Amidst Lingering Scalability Issues No Comments

The Bitcoin ecosystem is divided into multiple camps. With the lingering scalability issues, and other proposals representing an immediate solution to this problem, there is an interesting mid shift taking place. As it turns out, the majority of miners is still supporting Bitcoin Core in the block size debate. But they are losing ground at a rapid pace. Right now, there are different proposals on...