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56 Bitcoin Companies Approve Segwit-2Mb Combined Fork Plan

Barry Silbert’s firm the Digital Currency Group (DCG) revealed a scaling agreement on May 23 with a letter of intent backed by 56 Bitcoin...

Bitpay Gearing up to Test Extension Blocks

Recently, the Bcoin team released the specifications and particulars for launching extension blocks for a blockchain protocol upgrade. They have now nearly completed implementing these...

Bitfury Mines a Block Signaling UASF Mandatory Segwit Deployment

Recently Bitcoin proponents who support Segregated Witness (Segwit) have been fervently discussing BIP 148, a User-Activated Soft Fork (UASF). On March 24 the mining...

This Happens to Your Coins During a Bitcoin Hard Fork and...

Over the past two weeks, the bitcoin community has been discussing the possibility of a hard fork in the near future. Furthermore many industry...

Popular Bitcoin Exchanges Reveal Controversial Hard Fork Contingency Plan

Over the past few days, the Bitcoin network scaling debate has been a viral topic as the community has begun deliberating the viability of...

Major DDoS Attacks Hit Bitcoin.com

Large scale DDoS attacks on Bitcoin.com and its subdomains started a few days ago and have heightened over the past 48 hours, in an apparent...

Bitcoin Could Face Ethereum-Style Split

Loss of public trust and utility, branding issues, a market capitalization crash, and a collapse of trust in the entire crypto-currency space. A contentious...

Chinese Miners Worried About a User-Activated Fork Propose Synthetic Fork

This past week a new idea has been brought to the table concerning the block size debate. Over the past few months, Segregated Witness...

Is Softforking to Segwit “Radical” and “Irresponsible?

“Segregated Witness is the most radical and irresponsible protocol upgrade Bitcoin has faced in its eight year history,” wrote the pseudonymous author Jaqen...

Ethereum to Hard Fork Two More Times Following Recent Attacks

It seems the Ethereum community will be initiating a hard fork once again. Actually, make that two hard forks. In an official Ethereum blog...

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