Tag: block

  • NewsBTC
    Bitcoin

    Bitcoin Fees Decline as SegWit Adoption Reaches 14.5%

    Within the past week, the percentage of Segregated Witness (SegWit)-enabled transactions in the Bitcoin network has increased from 9 percent to 14.45 percent, decreasing Bitcoin transaction fees, the size of the Bitcoin mempool, and blocks. SegWit nears 15%. Transaction fees down. Average #bitcoin block size 0.82 MB. Most...

    Joseph Young | October 16, 2017 | 11:00 am
  • Bitcoin Unlimted Block Bug
    Bitcoin

    Bitcoin Unlimited Devs Explain Recent Block Size Issue

    A few days ago, the Bitcoin.com mining pool ran into an unexpected error. A block larger than 1mb in size was generated due to a bug in the latest Bitcoin Unlimited client code. The situation was rectified quickly, yet sparked a lot of questions. The BU unlimited took...

    JP Buntinx | January 31, 2017 | 2:30 pm
  • ZCash Block Timestamping
    Altcoins

    Zcash Developers Contemplate Switch Ethereum- Block Timestamping

    Ever since the ZCash project launched, developers have been making various changes to the code base. Improvements are always a welcome development, as well as keeping an eye on new features. A new proposal on GitHub indicates the project may switch to Ethereum-style block timestamps shortly. Some cryptocurrency...

    JP Buntinx | November 21, 2016 | 2:30 pm
  • Bitcoin MOON
    Bitcoin

    Nothing Happened After The Bitcoin Block Reward Halving

    The Halving just happened, We’re all still alive, and so is Bitcoin! The first 12.5 BTC block was mined by F2Pool (the largest mining operation in the world) at 17:46 (GMT). Bitcoin price and hashrate seem to be stable after a 5% price drop just half an hour...

    Eduardo Gómez | July 10, 2016 | 2:26 am
  • Analysis

    Bitcoin Block Difficulty Up 26%

    Bitcoin block difficulty has jumped yet again. This time, we’re looking at a 26% increase to 1,789,546,951, according to this chart at Bitcoin Wisdom. What is bitcoin mining difficulty? In simple terms, it’s how difficult it is for a miner to discover a block. By design, the bitcoin protocol...

    Jayanand Sagar | January 13, 2014 | 8:05 am

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