If activated, the change would ripple out to the rest of the ecosystem of wallets and software projects, and users on the network could begin to take advantage of the update.
On the other hand, oth... Read More
The development is notable, as some in the bitcoin mining space have pledged to block the proposal unless there is movement on a bid to increase the block size.
The process for actually signaling s... Read More
If triggered, code change also paves the way for other updates, including the Lightning Network (another proposed scaling solution), and easier future soft forks. Other potential benefits are detailed... Read More
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The pending launch follows months of testing by developers. SegWit's code, for example, was first released for testing over the summer, but the new version would bring that c... Read More
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