Coinbase to Integrate SegWit by February

Coinbase to Integrate SegWit by February

Coinbase, the world’s largest cryptocurrency brokerage, wallet, and exchange which also operates GDAX, the Global Digital Asset Exchange, has officially announced that it will complete the integration of Segregated Witness (SegWit) in the coming weeks….

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Coinbase to Integrate SegWit by February

Coinbase to Integrate SegWit by February

Coinbase, the world’s largest cryptocurrency brokerage, wallet, and exchange which also operates GDAX, the Global Digital Asset Exchange, has officially announced that it will complete the integration of Segregated Witness (SegWit) in the coming weeks….

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Op-Ed: Bitcoin’s High Fees are Forcing Companies to Optimize Their Interactions with the Blockchain, And That’s a Good Thing

Op-Ed: Bitcoin’s High Fees are Forcing Companies to Optimize Their Interactions with the Blockchain, And That’s a Good Thing

There have been quite a few proposals to raise Bitcoin’s block size limit by way of a hard fork over the past three years, but none of them were able to gain consensus among the nodes on the network. The key selling point of such an increase to the blo…

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Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Version 1 RC is Here, Mainnet Beta Implementations On The Way

Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Version 1 RC is Here, Mainnet Beta Implementations On The Way

According to a post from three Lightning Network development teams on Medium, a release candidate for version 1.0 of the Lightning Network protocol has been completed, which includes compatibility between three different implementations of this layer-t…

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What Does the Tension Between Bitcoin Developers and Miners Mean for Future Protocol Improvements?

What Does the Tension Between Bitcoin Developers and Miners Mean for Future Protocol Improvements?

During a developer panel at the recent Baltic Honeybadger Bitcoin Conference in Latvia, the panelists were asked about the prospects of future changes to the Bitcoin protocol in the context of the perceived contention between the mining and development…

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What Does the Tension Between Bitcoin Developers and Miners Mean for Future Protocol Improvements?

What Does the Tension Between Bitcoin Developers and Miners Mean for Future Protocol Improvements?

During a developer panel at the recent Baltic Honeybadger Bitcoin Conference in Latvia, the panelists were asked about the prospects of future changes to the Bitcoin protocol in the context of the perceived contention between the mining and development…

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Here’s What Keeps Bitcoin Developers Up at Night as the Price Hits $10,000

Here’s What Keeps Bitcoin Developers Up at Night as the Price Hits $10,000

The recent Baltic Honeybadger 2017 conference in Riga, Latvia featured an all star panel of Bitcoin developers and security experts on the second day of the event. During this panel, the participants were asked to explain what kinds of possible issues …

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Roger Ver: ‘I Hold the Majority of My Cryptocoin Wealth in Bitcoin Cash’

Roger Ver: ‘I Hold the Majority of My Cryptocoin Wealth in Bitcoin Cash’

On a recent episode of The Crypto Show, longtime Bitcoin angel investor and Bitcoin.com CEO Roger Ver, who has been referred to as “Bitcoin Jesus” due to his early adoption and advocacy of the technology, shared his thoughts on Bitcoin Cash, which is a…

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A New Bitcoin Scaling Solution: Better Infrastructure For Micropayments

A New Bitcoin Scaling Solution: Better Infrastructure For Micropayments

Over the past two years, the majority of bitcoin developers in both the open-source development community and private sector have advocated for the integration of second-layer payment channels like Lightning, to enable micropayments or small transactio…

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Path Towards Better Privacy in Bitcoin Becomes Clearer, But Will Still Take Time

Path Towards Better Privacy in Bitcoin Becomes Clearer, But Will Still Take Time

While bitcoin is often referred to as an anonymous online currency that is used by criminals on the dark web, the reality is that the P2P digital cash system does not offer much privacy to its users at all. Many blockchain analytics companies have popp…

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