Consensus Bombshell Sees Bitcoin SegWit Slated For September

Wilma Woo · May 23, 2017 · 3:00 am <!– Excerpt An exhausting day at Consensus 2017 has culminated in Barry Silbert seemingly guiding major industry… End Excerpt –> An exhausting day at Consensus 2017 has culminated in Barry Silbert seemingly guiding major industry figures towards activating SegWit. Silbert’s SegWit …

Segwit on Testnet Supports 1.7 MB Blocks With 8800 Transactions

Bitcoin Core’s scaling solution Segregated Witness (Segwit) will likely support 1.7 MB bitcoin blocks when activated, testnet experiments have revealed. According to Smartbit, a bitcoin testnet data provider, Segwit is currently able to process 1.7 MB blocks on the bitcoin testnet, with more than 8,865 transactions. The current bitcoin …

Coin Dance 88 Of Companies Support Or Ready For SegWit

Wilma Woo · April 23, 2017 · 4:00 pm 1,625 views <!—-> <!– shares –> <!– Excerpt 88% of major cryptocurrency companies “explicitly support” or are “ready” to implement Segregated Witness (SegWit),… End Excerpt –> 88% of major cryptocurrency companies “explicitly support” or are “ready” to implement Segregated Witness (SegWit), …

ViaBTC Explains Why They Dont Support SegWit

Antonio Madeira · April 19, 2017 · 12:00 pm 3,041 views <!—-> <!– shares –> <!– Excerpt ViaBTC’s latest blog post sheds some light on why the mining pool is opposing the… End Excerpt –> ViaBTC’s latest blog post sheds some light on why the mining pool is opposing the …

F2Pool Starts Signaling for Segwit in Bitcoin

In a surprising move, F2Pool, which has around 9% network hardware share, began signaling for segregated witnesses (segwit), a controversial proposal that aims to increase capacity while facilitating layer two protocols such as the Lightning Network and sidechains. Unlike in litecoin, where the market rallied after F2Pool began signaling …

Altcoins are Going SegWit for Price Boost of a Lifetime

Wilma Woo · April 16, 2017 · 1:00 pm 2,920 views <!—-> <!– shares –> <!– Excerpt Little-known altcoin DigiByte is following Litecoin and Syscoin in making investors rich with impending SegWit… End Excerpt –> Little-known altcoin DigiByte is following Litecoin and Syscoin in making investors rich with impending SegWit …