what is segwit

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 Latest Bitcoin Core Software Update Comes with Full-Segwit Support
February 27th, 2018

The Full-SegWit support to the Core Bitcoin software has been officially confirmed by core developer Peter Todd.

Coinbase and Its GDAX Exchange Launches Full SegWit Support
February 26th, 2018

Coinbase and GDAX have adopted SegWit, which means that all their users will soon have an opportunity to enjoy lower fees and faster Bitcoin transactions.

Cryptocurrency Exchange Bitfinex Adopts SegWit, While Coinbase Launches It Next Week
February 21st, 2018

Bitfinex and Coinbase now support SegWit. Bitcoin investors can expect to see lower fees and faster processing times, but please remember that SegWit has been implemented for Bitcoin only, and not Bitcoin Cash.

BTCC Founder Bobby Lee Talks About SegWit2x and China’s Bitcoin Exchange Ban on Reddit AMA
November 3rd, 2017

BTCC founder Bobby Lee discuses SegWit2x and China’s bitcoin exchange ban on Reddit AMA.

Coinbase to List Forked Bitcoin as Bitcoin2x (B2X) After SegWit2x in November
October 24th, 2017

The Bitcoin Segwit2x fork will temporarily result in two bitcoin blockchains. Following the fork, Coinbase will continue referring to the current bitcoin blockchain as Bitcoin (BTC) and the forked blockchain as Bitcoin2x (B2X).

Bitcoin Price is Rising Above $4,700 Despite Upcoming SegWit2x
October 9th, 2017

The value of the digital currency reaches a 30-day high amid warnings of high volatility it could experience after SegWit2x activation next month.

New Bitcoin Improvement Protocol Will Be Implemented on August 1 Followed by a 2MB Hard-Fork
May 30th, 2017

The proposal is written under the assumption that the signatories to the Consensus 2017 Scaling Agreement are genuinely committed to the terms of the agreement and intend to enact the updates described therein.

Litecoin Price Spikes After Successful SegWit Activation
May 10th, 2017

Litecoin’s huge support is seen as a culmination of several weeks of investor excitement.

Bitcoin Core 0.13.1 Officially Released with Segregated Witness
October 30th, 2016

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.