In a fresh new twist in the plans of SegWit2x hard fork, there is every possibility for the hard fork to go through in the near time.
The value of the digital currency reaches a 30-day high amid warnings of high volatility it could experience after SegWit2x activation next month.
Industry top analysts express their optimism regarding bitcoin’s short-term price trend, saying its price may reach $6,000 by the end of the year.
Last month’s much spoken hard fork has seen Bitcoin price rally to reach new all time high of $5000. Let’s try to understand the possible reasons behind the rally and the future prospects for Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash – forked version of Bitcoin.
Developers behind Lightning Labs released the 0.3 alpha version of the Lightning Network Daemon, offering a number of new features including Bitcoin & Litecoin swaps.
Processed block 481,824 brought debates over the code upgrade to an official close, enabling users to take advantage of the long-promised SegWit technology.
During November 2017, a block between 1MB and 2MB in size will be generated by Bitcoin miners in a move to increase network capacity.
Throughout last week, during the strong rally of bitcoin, Bitconnect Coin (BCC) gained upward momentum, surpassing the $100 mark for the first time in history and establishing a new all-time high at $115.
A bitcoin network update, defined as Bitcoin Improvement Proposal 141 (BIP141), is expected to be locked in once the signaling period is completed.
Bitcoin ecosystem made the first step towards SegWit adoption by activating BIP91 protocol. Miners, developers and users are thrilled, waiting for UASF activation as known as BIP148, on August 1, 2017. It might lead to the hard fork.
Upcoming August 1 Bitcoin split causes seven percent drop in BTC and ETH prices to below $2,500 and $200 correspondingly.
The crucial August 1 is getting closer so it is high time to clear out why the whole Bitcoin community has split.