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.
Several hundred Bitcoin Unlimited nodes were shut down due to a vulnerability in client’s code while the warning post was immediately censored on Reddit.
Waves platform is making progress with scalability solutions for its blockchain network.
Segregated Witness has been added to the bitcoin core code on October 27th, offering a range of advantages like malleability fix and an effective block size limit increase.