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Garzik Forks UnitedBitcoin Away from “Maximalists” to Support Altcoin Communities

A new project called UnitedBitcoin (warning: the site autoplays audio) promises to add smart contract features using the UTXO model, support for the lightning network and SegWit, and eight-megabyte blocks. Headed up by Jeff Garzik, the lead developer behind the failed SegWit2x hard fork, along with Matthew Roszak and SongXiu Hua, this UnitedBitcoin (UB) hard fork will offer replay protection to pr

Trezor Firmware Update Brings Shorter Addresses and Support for More Tokens

Reviews Popular cold storage wallet solution, Trezor, announced its latest firmware upgrade. Version 1.6.0 offers support for more tokens. It also implements support for segregated witness addresses, using Bech32 instead of the usual P2SH format, potentially saving block size on the Bitcoin network. As the first hard wallet to use Bech32, the company

After Segwit2x Failed Jeff Garzik Reveals “United Bitcoin”

Altcoins A new bitcoin fork called United Bitcoin has been announced by a few prominent cryptocurrency luminaries that aims to improve the mechanics of the original bitcoin software. United Bitcoin was forked on December 12, 2017 at block height 498777 and the creators claim it will feature an 8MB block size, Lightning Network support, Segregated Wit

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Bitcoin Transaction Fees Keep Doubling Nearly Every Three Months

Bitcoin transaction fees remain a big problem in the cryptocurrency world. It seems there is no real short-term solution to resolve this problem whatsoever. Some network upgrades are in development, but they might take months or even years to come to market. An interesting chart shows how the Bitcoin fees have doubled nearly every three months. These numbers are based on the median average fee, mi

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ETC: Technology First, Leader Next

Bitcoin Gold and Segwit2x have made the headlines these days. In terms of fork, there is more digital currencies than bitcoin that forked – Ethereum.On 20 July 2016, Ethereum’s hard fork occurred at block 1,920,000 in order to resolve the DAO exploit. The blockchain then split into Ethereum Chain (ETH) and Ethereum Classic Chain (ETC).Unlike ETH, ETC is the continuation of the default settings

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Andreas Antonopoulos Receives a $1.5 Bitcoin Donation With $13.46 in Fees

One of the bigger stories last week how Andreas Antonopoulos received a lot of Bitcoin donations. After being publicly “shamed’ by Roger Ver, the community showed their goodwill. One thing that seemed to go by unnoticed is how the high Bitcoin fees play a big role in all of this as well. More specifically, one donation worth $1.5 carried a $13.46 transaction fee. Bitcoin becomes less and less

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Coins.ph Contemplates Rolling out SegWit Support and Enabling Bitcoin Cash Transactions

All Bitcoin service providers struggle with the world’s leading cryptocurrency right now. More specifically, network congestion and high fees make Bitcoin virtually unusable. Coins.ph plans to address is this issue with a  two-pronged approach. First of all, they will [finally] enable SegWit-based transactions. Secondly, they may integrate Bitcoin Cash very soon. Both options are equally vi

A Bitcoin User’s Guide to Claiming Forked Coins

Altcoins Like it or not, forking bitcoin has become an efficient approach for blockchain teams to receive quick money. How many forks will we have? How do we receive these free airdrops?Also Read: This Bulgarian Business School Offers Bitcoin ScholarshipsTake a Glimpse at Forked Coins Already ExistingBitcoin Cash (BCH), the first bitcoin fo

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Bitcoin Mempool Woes Worsen as Over 220,000 Unconfirmed Transactions Remain Queued

Not everything is going smoothly in the world of Bitcoin right now. There have been issues with unconfirmed transactions for several days now. Whereas the mempool had 130,000 “stuck” transactions yesterday, things got a lot worse overnight. At the time of writing, over 220,000 transfers are waiting to be processed. All of this further confirms Bitcoin has deviated from being a currency quite s

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Bitcoin Mempool Fills up Again Despite a Rise in Hashrate

Not a week goes by without some Bitcoin mempool drama these days. Every week or so, the number of unconfirmed transactions rises. In most cases, that is a big problem, yet the matter usually gets resolved pretty quickly. In this particular case, however, over 136,000 transactions are pending. This is an unusual development considering the network hashrate has increased instead of decreased. Having

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