Tag: Segwit

Bitcoin Cash Recovery Service

Bitcoin Cash Sent to BTC Address? The Bitcoin Cash Bandit Will Help… For a Price

There is a disturbing trend that seems to only be growing in scope and scale. In increasing numbers, users are sending Bitcoin Cash (BCH) to Bitcoin (BTC) wallets by mistake. In some cases, funds may be recoverable. However in most...

/ November 22, 2017
Bitcoin Block Size Increase

Bitcoin Block Size Increase a Medium Term Possibility

According to one of the most well-known people in the Bitcoin community, the block size increase could be seen as some sort of a medium term solution provided there was enough testing. Adam Back is the CEO of Blockstream and...

/ November 15, 2017
Scale with the Lightning Network

Time for Bitcoin to Scale with the Lightning Network

Many may be slightly relieved that the contentious hardfork to increase the blocksize limit was averted, broader questions around scaling now need to be answered. Many of the concerns that were present before the fork have raised their head again....

/ November 13, 2017
Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Surging

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Surging: A Quick 101 on Bitcoin’s Rival Bitcoin

As Bitcoin’s (BTC) dropped $1,000 over the past several hours, Bitcoin Cash (BCH)—the cryptocoin that split off during the highly contested August 1st hard-fork—has conversely surged. At press time, Bitcoin Cash is up a whopping 30% from yesterday, November 9th....

/ November 10, 2017
Need to Enable SegWit Support

Why Bitcoin Companies Need to Enable SegWit Support

The Bitcoin SegWit2X hardfork is now dead. While many breathed a sigh of relief that the contentious hardfork was taken off the cards, the community needs to address the underlying issue – transaction fees. Although many wanted to take the...

/ November 10, 2017
Bitcoin Transaction Fees Fall

Bitcoin Fees Drop as SegWit Implementation Reaches 14.5%

SegWit transactions are taking hold. Last week the percentage of SegWit enabled transactions went from 9% to 14.5%. This had the effect of also decreasing the Bitcoin transaction fees as well as the size of Bitcoin blocks. You can see...

/ October 16, 2017
First atomic swaps on Litecoin

Great Week for Segwit as First on-chain Swap is Completed

Last week was indeed a great week for the SegWit technology and Segwit enabled coins. Litecoin, which moved to Segwit earlier this year managed to successfully exchange LTC for Decred, Vertcoin and Bitcoin through Atomic swaps. Recap: What are Atomic...

/ September 25, 2017

What is Segregated Witness?

Segregated witness, or SegWit as it is commonly called, has just been implemented on the Bitcoin Blockchain and was deployed on the LiteCoin network back in May of this year. Although this has become so much of the public lexicon,...

/ September 13, 2017
Segwit Active Slow Times

SegWit has Activated, Why are Transaction Speeds the Same?

As many may know, SegWit was recently activated on the 23 August. This was the much talked about Bitcoin scaling update that would segregate the header information and hence increase the space for transaction data in the block. This scaling...

/ August 29, 2017