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One Year Later, What’s Holding Back SegWit Adoption on Bitcoin?

| Christine Kim

SegWit was activated on the bitcoin network over a year ago. But only an estimated 36 percent of all bitcoin transactions are using it. Why?

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Schnorr Is Looking Poised to Become Bitcoin’s Biggest Change Since SegWit

| Alyssa Hertig

Highly-respected bitcoin developer Pieter Wuille unveiled a draft document outlining the technical makeup of bitcoin's likely next major upgrade.

Bitcoin Core Releases Software Upgrade With Full SegWit Support

| Annaliese Milano

The Bitcoin Core 0.16.0 update has been officially released, introducing full support for the SegWit wallet and user interfaces.

What is SegWit?

| Noelle Acheson

Last updated: 22 February, 2018 SegWit (short for Segregated Witness) is a protocol upgrade that changes the way data is stored. It was activated on…

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New Bitcoin Code Will Finally Boast Full SegWit Support

| Alyssa Hertig

An upcoming Bitcoin Core software release is finally making it easier to use a code change called SegWit in the software's standard wallet.

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Jeff Garzik Is Reworking the Segwit2x Code

| Alyssa Hertig

The code original designed for one of bitcoin's most controversial software proposals is being repurposed for a new objective.

No Fork, No Fire: Segwit2x Nodes Stall Running Abandoned Bitcoin Code

| Stan Higgins

The Segwit2x bitcoin fork may have been formally called off, but as many as 150 nodes still running its code have stopped accepting transaction blocks

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‘Segwit2x Rally’ Unwinds? Bitcoin Looks Heavy As Fork Boost Fades

| Omkar Godbole

Following the suspension of the Segwit2x hard fork, bitcoin prices rose to new record highs yesterday, before falling to a low of $7,058 today.

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Bitcoin’s Bogeyman Cometh: Why Segwit2x Is a 51% Attack

| Edan Yago

Bitcoin startups must have the tech's best interests in mind? Entrepreneur Edan Yago argues that in the case of Segwit2x, this has proven untrue.

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Segwit2x Is Doomed to Fail

| Ariel Deschapell

Developer Ariel Deschapell argues that the Segwit2x bitcoin fork is a broken attempt to change bitcoin, and that it's destined to fail.