Browsing the "Segregated Witness" Tag

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.

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CoinDesk Explainer: How BIP 91 Enacts SegWit While Avoiding a Bitcoin Split

| Amy Castor

CoinDesk gives a broad overview of BIP 91, a code proposal that could prove integral to bitcoin's upcoming scaling upgrade.

Bitcoin’s New Scaling ‘Agreement’: The Reaction

| Pete Rizzo & Alyssa Hertig

A meeting of bitcoin startup executives and miners held this weekend has resulted in a new proposal for how the project should be upgraded.

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$1,700? Bitcoin’s Price is Up Even as its Tech Progress Stalls

| Alyssa Hertig

Amid scaling battles and upgrade standstills, bitcoin's price continues to rise. So what's causing all the momentum?

Bitcoin Hedge Fund: Scaling Resolution Could Double Price

| Stan Higgins

At least one hedge fund sees the potential for big price gains should bitcoin’s scaling debate ultimately be overcome.

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Litecoin Moves Within 5% of its SegWit Activation Threshold

| Garrett Keirns

The litecoin network appears to be on the cusp of enacting a technical upgrade that would boost the capacity of its network.

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Litecoin Sees Spike in Support for Scaling Solution SegWit

| Garrett Keirns

A controversial bitcoin scaling solution is seeing increased interest on another alternative blockchain network.

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Will 2017 Bring an End to Bitcoin’s Great Scaling Debate?

| Corin Faife

CoinDesk's Corin Faife recaps how last year saw one of bitcoin's biggest technology debates, setting the stage for a potentially pivotal 2017.

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ViaBTC Rises: How A Mysterious Miner Could Decide Bitcoin’s Future

| Jacob Donnelly

The future of bitcoin could be impacted by a mysterious new mining pool, one that has shown it's willing to go its own way on technical debates.

The Fight for On-Blockchain Bitcoin Scaling Soldiers On

| Alyssa Hertig

A web conference this week found a notable selection of industry thought leaders exploring lesser-publicized solutions for bitcoin scaling.