Back on December 12 the well-known developer Jeff Garzik launched a Bitcoin Core (BTC) based fork called United Bitcoin (UBTC) after Segwit2x failed. At block height 498,777 the snapshot took place, and the UBTC network began just like the rest of the forks in existence, but claiming the tokens is far more complicated than one […]
The code original designed for one of bitcoin’s most controversial software proposals is being repurposed for a new objective.
Who was on which side? This is where the original 58 companies stood regarding the NYA when SegWit2x was canceled.
news.Bitcoin.com recently reported on an unknown software developer called Bitpico who stated the Segwit2x fork will still happen on November 15 as intended. Bitcoin proponents are not sure if the developer is serious but a new website has been published called Bitcoin2x.org. Also read: Closing the Curtains On Segwit2x and the Following Aftermath A New Website […]
In less than eight days Bitcoin network market participants were ready for the planned Segwit2x fork, canceled yesterday. Now cryptocurrency proponents everywhere are expressing opinions about the Segwit2x plan in general, and the working group’s decision to give up on forking the protocol. Also Read: Openbazaar Sees a Variety of New Vendors After Privacy Enhancements Segwit2x: […]
As SegWit2x looms, one of its biggest public naysayers gives his final thoughts in a community appeal.
If there is one flaw that all cryptocurrencies share, it is how they can only be used on their own respective blockchains right now. In a way, that is only normal, but it can also be considered a hindrance. While developers could easily build on top of the same blockchain to avoid this issue, Jeff […]
One of the key developers to work on Bitcoin in its earliest days, Jeff Garzik, has announced plans to launch a new “cross-blockchain” cryptocurrency. The move comes as a response to the perceived shortcomings of existing fixed-blockchain c…
Jeff Garzik is developing an altcoin specifically to avoid crypto community arguing and coins failing.
The figure at the center of bitcoin’s scaling debate is launching a new cryptocurrency, one he hopes will quell longstanding issues with public blockchains.
Efforts to unsettle lead SegWit2x proponent Jeff Garzik are increasing in the run-up to November’s hard fork.
On October 6, 2017, the web portal Bitcoin.org announced it was “denouncing” the Segwit2x hard fork and companies involved with the project. The site plans to publish a banner on every page of the website explaining the “risks of using services” that are associated with the November 2MB fork and development team. Also read: Markets Update: […]
Origins of Bitcoin’s Scaling Crisis Lie in Unforeseen Consequences of Past Decisions.
On August 17 the bitcoin payment processing company Bitpay published a blog post about Segwit2x that stirred quite a bit of controversy with the bitcoin ‘community.’ Also read: Search Volumes for Bitcoin and Ethereum Enter Inverse Correlation Bitpay Sparks Controversy for Promoting the BTC1 Codebase as a Reference Client to Bitcore Nodes The post called “What […]
Ethereum has broken the record for the most daily transactions of any Blockchain in history.