The value of the digital currency reaches a 30-day high amid warnings of high volatility it could experience after SegWit2x activation next month.
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.
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.
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.
The next version 0.13.0 of the bitcoin core is set to be released in the upcoming weeks, while Bitcoin.org warned that it might be targeted by government hackers.