Category: Bitcoin Core

Bitcoin.com Launches Bitcoin Cash Notary Service

Back in April of 2017 Bitcoin.com launched a notary service that was based on top of the bitcoin core (BTC) blockchain. However, due to the transaction bottleneck and extremely high fees, the notary service became unsustainable. Now Bitcoin.com has...

Markets Update: Cryptocurrency Prices Rebound But Uncertainty Still Lingers

After the past few weeks of bearish market sentiment within the cryptocurrency economy, a wide variety of digital assets are starting to gain higher values. BTC/USD markets have hit a 24-hour high of $13,050 on January 20, after...

Greg Maxwell Exits Blockstream As Lightning Network Sparks Warnings

Bitcoin Core developer and Blockstream co-founder Greg Maxwell announced he has left the company as criticism mounts over its Lightning Network advocacy. Maxwell: Blockstream Has Been ‘Big Success’ In a circular to the core mailing list Friday, Maxwell said...

Wall Street Creates Global Cryptocurrency Data Feed

New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) parent Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE) has announced it is creating a global cryptocurrency data feed, active by the year’s first quarter. Also read: Have Lunch with Bitcoin Jesus! Wall Street Teams with Bitcoin...

Bitcoin Cash Miners Process Big Blocks Past 24h – Volume Approaches Litecoin

About 24-hours ago bitcoin cash (BCH) miners were processing a ton of large blocks between 2-8MB in size. Fees have remained considerably low, and the bitcoin cash daily transaction volume is nearing the same amount of transactions as...

Six Months Later Bitcoin Cash Support Continues to Grow

Over the past few weeks, there’s a lot going on within the bitcoin cash (BCH) ecosystem. Just recently businesses and service providers have been working towards changing their infrastructure to the new BCH address format. Additionally, the bitcoin...

Ditch University and High Transaction Fees – Praxis Accepts Bitcoin Cash

Praxis is an intern, apprentice-like placement company, acting as a practical, resumé building experience for those who believe university is a waste of intellect and time and treasure. Recently, they’ve announced tuition can be paid in bitcoin cash,...

Overstock Glitch Gave Customers ‘Discounts’ With Bitcoin Cash

This week security experts found a website glitch on the e-commerce marketplace Overstock that let customers purchase items for a fraction of the price. The reason users were getting such huge discounts is because the system was accidentally...

SegWit Wallet Support is Coming to Bitcoin Core

SegWit Wallet Support is Coming to Bitcoin Core

A new pull request will likely see SegWit included in the forthcoming Bitcoin Core version 0.16 release, easing Core node access to the technology. ‘It’s Happening’ Activity from Core’s Github repository confirms the pull request by Core developer...