Browsing the "SegWit2x" Tag

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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.

Bring on the FUD: 2017 Was The Year Bitcoin Became Anti-Fragile

| Jimmy Song

What happened after all the fear, uncertainty and doubt of 2017? Bitcoin became stronger than ever, according to developer Jimmy Song.

A Crypto Crystal Ball? What If Traders Settled Bitcoin Forks

| Alyssa Hertig

Researchers are trying to improve prediction markets as potentially valuable tools for measuring community support or opposition to protocol changes.

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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Relief and Disbelief: Bitcoin Reacts to Sudden ‘2x’ Suspension

| Pete Rizzo & Alyssa Hertig

Bitcoin's attempted '2x' software upgraded is cancelled – and some in the cryptocurrency's community think that's cause for celebration.

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2x Called Off: Bitcoin Hard Fork Suspended for Lack of Consensus

| Alyssa Hertig

A controversial plan to change the bitcoin software has been abruptly called off, just weeks before its expected release.

How to Stop Worrying and Love the Fork

| Marc Hochstein

It's going to be a stressful month for bitcoin, but in the big picture, breakups can be healthy for the ecosystem – and possibly for society.

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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.

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Free Market Forks? Bitcoin Startups Love the Idea But Brace for Reality

| Alyssa Hertig

Bitcoin startups that were once sold on Segwit2x are preparing for a split, signaling that the market should decide how the hard fork plays out.

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Split or No Split? Bitcoin Miners See No Certainty in Segwit2x Fork

| Pete Rizzo

CoinDesk continues its Segwit2x feature series with a look at how miners view the proposal and the open questions left regarding their support.