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
By adding the code now, Bitcoin Core developers believe Segregated Witness will be smoother and safer when released.
The software update is expected to be released in the coming weeks.
First pro... Read More
A new post on the open-source Bitcoin.org website indicates its contributors have reason to believe the online resource may be targeted by malicious actors following an upcoming software release by Bi... Read More
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