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Bitcoin Hard Fork Averted: OK, What’s Next?

Category: Bitcoin, Blockchain, News

Bitcoin Hard Fork Averted: OK, What’s Next?

The global Bitcoin community has been in a contentious brawl over the past three years; a war that has escalated in recent months around how to expand the capacity of the increasingly bloated Bitcoin blockchain network. In May, a collaborative effort on the part of two groups forged a compromise to end the stalemate, all without sufficient input from a…

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German Survey: 41.4 percent for SegWit2x, Most Users For United Bitcoin Chain

Category: Bitcoin, Commentary, News

German Survey: 41.4 percent for SegWit2x, Most Users For United Bitcoin Chain

A survey of the German community indicates support of around 41 percent for the SegWit2x hard fork. It also shows that the opposition is mostly based on politics and not on a dislike of the technical parameters it wants to activate. Last but not least the survey discovers a strong wish of the community to prevent a split of the…

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How to Obtain B2X Safely Upon the SegWit2x Hard Fork in November

Category: Bitcoin, News

How to Obtain B2X Safely Upon the SegWit2x Hard Fork in November

The SegWit2x hard fork is expected to occur in mid-November of 2017. Inevitably, if the hard fork is executed within the next month, it will lead to a split chain and the creation of another fork of Bitcoin. Holders should not perform any bitcoin transactions around the time of the SegWit2x fork and wait until the ‘storm’ has passed. This…

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Bitfinex Launches Trading with Futures on SegWit2x Fork and Announces new Ticker Symbol

Category: Bitcoin, News

Bitfinex Launches Trading with Futures on SegWit2x Fork and Announces new Ticker Symbol

As the first exchange to address SegWit2x, Bitfinex explained how it would deal with the upcoming hard fork; legacy Bitcoin will keep the ticker symbol BTC while the SegWit2x coin will get the symbol B2X. At the same time, Bitfinex launched the trading futures for the two bitcoins which might be a product of the fork. With SegWit2x a relevant…

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The 1000 Enemies of Bitcoin

Category: Bitcoin, Commentary, News

The 1000 Enemies of Bitcoin

It’s hard to believe, but Bitcoin is infiltrated by its enemies. At least if you believe what Adam Back, Blockstream CEO, tweeted last week, as the SegWit2x fight reached another pathetic peak. The important website Bitcoin.org promptly followed and threatened all participants of the SegWit2x agreement with a public denouncement. In Bitcoin, it has become quite easy to get declared…

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BitGo Engineer: SegWit2x Replay Protection Considered as a “Type of Attack on Bitcoin”

Category: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Commentary, News

BitGo Engineer: SegWit2x Replay Protection Considered as a “Type of Attack on Bitcoin”

Earlier this week, in an analytical column entitled “How SegWit2x Replay Protection Works,” Bitcoin developer and Paxos principal architect revealed the motive behind the development team of SegWit2x to integrate opt-in replay protection rather than strong two-way replay protection as the Bitcoin Cash development did in July. SegWit2x Hard Fork in November and the Different Types of Replay Protection In…

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Bitcoin Cash Rally Fades, SegWit2x Set for November: BTCManager’s Week in Review August 21

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Bitcoin Cash Rally Fades, SegWit2x Set for November: BTCManager’s Week in Review August 21

While bitcoin has managed to stabilize above the $4,000 mark, it’s new post-fork counterpart bitcoin cash witnessed a tremendous rally beginning August 17. Bitcoin cash (BCH) rallied from around $300 to almost hit $1,000 on August 19 before corrected back to the $600-700 range on August 20 afternoon. The surge in the price of bitcoin cash was driven by its…

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After Misleading Users, BitPay is Being ‘Forked’

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After Misleading Users, BitPay is Being ‘Forked’

A backlash against BitPay for misleading users has resulted in their software being forked, meaning its code will be altered so that users have a Bitcoin Core based option for bitcore. On August 18, Bitcoin developer Nicolas Dourier begun to fork the code from BitPay’s bitcore so that merchants can get paid in bitcoin while avoiding upgrading to SegWit2x, which…

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