Researchers are trying to improve prediction markets as potentially valuable tools for measuring community support or opposition to protocol changes.
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
Bitcoin's attempted '2x' software upgraded is cancelled – and some in the cryptocurrency's community think that's cause for celebration.
A controversial plan to change the bitcoin software has been abruptly called off, just weeks before its expected release.
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.
Developer Ariel Deschapell argues that the Segwit2x bitcoin fork is a broken attempt to change bitcoin, and that it's destined to fail.
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.
CoinDesk continues its Segwit2x feature series with a look at how miners view the proposal and the open questions left regarding their support.
Bitcoin developers, once outraged by the Segwit2x hard fork, are now indifferent, believing it stands no chance of replacing bitcoin.
CoinDesk offers a high-level overview of the coming Segwit2x fork, how it differs from the hard forks before it and what it might mean for bitcoin.