Tag: Segwit

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    Bitcoin

    SegWit Adoption Outpacing That of Bitcoin Cash, Claims BitMEX Report

    According to a recent report by BitMEX, the number of Bitcoin transactions being processed using SegWit has been consistently higher than the number of Bitcoin Cash transactions processed. However, the total gap between the two is only around 20 percent. SegWit Adoption Consistently Outpaces Bitcoin Cash The figures...

    Rick D. | March 23, 2018 | 11:16 pm
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    Bitcoin Gains Significant Momentum, Rising Above 50-Day Average

    Things are slowly coming together for Bitcoin as of right now. With the BTC price noting a 50-day high the current situation looks pretty interesting. While this may not indicate a bull market just yet, it is a positive sign altogether. Bullish Bitcoin Price Momentum? For the first...

    JP Buntinx | March 6, 2018 | 10:04 am
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    Bitcoin

    SegWit to Spread Further with Bitcoin Core 0.16.0

    Bitcoin Core’s long-awaited version 0.16.0 was released on February 27, significantly earlier than its initially planned release date in May. Among the wide-ranging enhancements in version 0.16.0, the most important is that the cryptocurrency wallet now supports SegWit. In addition to nested SegWit addresses starting with 3, it...

    fisco | March 2, 2018 | 8:21 pm
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    Increased SegWit Adoption for Bitcoin, is Lightning Network Next?

    A lot of things may happen in the Bitcoin world very soon. The controversial scaling solution known as SegWit is finally improving its market position. While this feature has been available for over a year, it is only now starting to make an impact. An Increase in SegWit...

    JP Buntinx | March 1, 2018 | 10:00 am
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    Bitcoin

    GDAX Announce Full SegWit Support, Network Fees Continue to Fall

    GDAX, the trading arm of cryptocurrency brokerage Coinbase, announced today that they will implement full SegWit support for Bitcoin transactions in the coming days. The protocol upgrade aims to make transactions quicker and cheaper for users of BTC. GDAX Joins Coinbase and Bitfinex GDAX are the latest of...

    Rick D. | February 23, 2018 | 9:15 pm
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    Blockchain

    What SegWit Means for Bitcoin, Bitfinex, Lightning Network

    SegWit Adoption SegWit adoption has been steadily rising since its release in August 2017, albeit not as quickly as some would like. The problem is that it has to happen piece by piece, with each wallet, exchange, or other service provider rolling out the compatible address itself. Because each organization...

    Thomas Delahunty | February 21, 2018 | 2:15 am
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    Bitcoin

    SegWit Finally Embraced by Coinbase and Bitfinex

    Today, Coinbase — cryptocurrency exchange, brokerage, wallet, and operator of GDAX — and Hong Kong-based exchange Bitfinex have announced the implementation of P2SH Segregated Witness (SegWit). As per the companies’ tweets, users will experience improved transaction processing times and lower fees across the Bitcoin network. Our engineering team...

    Thomas Delahunty | February 20, 2018 | 8:30 pm
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    Bitcoin

    Can SegWit Support Make the Bitcoin Price Rise Even Higher?

    Bitcoin is undergoing some big changes as we speak. In the latest client update, SegWit becomes enabled by default. It is a big step forward to improving the scalability of this cryptocurrency ecosystem. Boosting SegWit Adoption Quite some time ago, the Bitcoin network was slated to receive a...

    JP Buntinx | February 20, 2018 | 10:00 am

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