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Bitcoin Core’s SegWit still not viable a year after being introduced

Editorial 17 January 2019

Bitcoin Core’s SegWit still not viable a year after being introduced

Now, we’re looking at SegWit and wondering why, over a year after it was going to “rock the crypto world,” it is still floundering, not able to achieve the success its developers anticipated.

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SegWit one year later: Where is it now?

Editorial 23 July 2018

SegWit one year later: Where is it now?

There has been an adoption of SegWit, from August until now, of around 40%. However, the overall number of daily BTC transactions has actually dropped—almost precisely at the same time the soft fork was introduced.

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A year in review for Bitcoin Cash

Editorial 16 July 2018

A year in review for Bitcoin Cash

With Bitcoin Cash taking leaps and bounds in its first year, we can only imagine what’s in store for its second year. Stripped away from its shackles, Bitcoin can grow—indefinitely.

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Segregated Witness removes one of Bitcoin’s data integrity checks

Editorial 2 July 2018

Segregated Witness removes one of Bitcoin’s data integrity checks

Breaking the chain of digital signatures is actually removing an integrity check in the Bitcoin ledger, according to developer Jonald Fyookball.

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Demystifying the crypto space: From a platform perspective, only 4 cryptocurrencies exist

Editorial 4 April 2018

Demystifying the crypto space: From a platform perspective, only 4 cryptocurrencies exist

Forget all the nonsense coins and look at the cryptocurrency space from a platform perspective. Essentially, there are only four cryptocurrencies in existence, and these are the four with the largest market capitalization.

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BTC transaction volume hits two-year low

Editorial 6 March 2018

BTC transaction volume hits two-year low

BTC transaction fees are dropping, but not for the right reasons.

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Bitcoin Core 0.16.0 is finally released with full Segwit support

Tech 5 March 2018

Bitcoin Core 0.16.0 is finally released with full Segwit support

the development team responsible for the Segwit fork of Bitcoin, finally released an update to their client, featuring full support for Segregated Witness.

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Damage control: Coinbase set for full SegWit activation amid BTC crash

Business 7 February 2018

Damage control: Coinbase set for full SegWit activation amid BTC crash

Coinbase has begun the final testing phase of SegWit for BTC on their platform, with a target activation within Q1 2018.​

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US agency: Bitcoin Cash is the original blockchain

Tech 30 January 2018

US agency: Bitcoin Cash is the original blockchain

Scientists at the National Institute of Standard and Technology (NIST) said the title of the original blockchain belongs to Bitcoin Cash.

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Official Statement: Bitcoin Cash is the real Bitcoin

Editorial 17 October 2017

Official Statement: Bitcoin Cash is the real Bitcoin

As the SegWit2x implementation inches closer, CoinGeek and other media outlets are taking a stand: Bitcoin Cash is the real Bitcoin.

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SegWit supporters, you’ve been played: Jeff Garzik is abandoning ship

Editorial 25 October 2017

SegWit supporters, you’ve been played: Jeff Garzik is abandoning ship

Less than a month before the second phase of NYA kicks in, its lead developer announces his own coin: an exit strategy from the potential disaster that is SegWit.

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The war of two SegWits: the SegWit vs SegWit2x saga simplified

Tech 3 November 2017

The war of two SegWits: the SegWit vs SegWit2x saga simplified

What the fork is going on?

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