Category: Bitcoin Scaling

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Goodbye Bitcoin Cash? Microsoft: On-Chain Scaling ‘Degrades Decentralization’

Microsoft has concluded that so-called ‘layer 2’ solutions are necessary for Bitcoin to scale and is “collaborating” on the technology. Microsoft: On-Chain Fails To Meet Capacity Needs In a blog post on Monday, Director of Program Management at Microsoft’s...

Lightning Network Crosses 100 Nodes, SegWit Nears 20% Dominance

The Lightning Network (LN) mainnet has almost doubled its node count and capacity in days as Bitcoin users rapidly switch on to its benefits. Lightning: Core Enthusiasm Yet To Become Ubiquitous Data from monitoring site #recksplorer shows 107...

Schnorr Signatures Might Be Bitcoin’s Next Step Forward

The Schnorr signatures algorithm promises to help to address one of the most pressing problems affecting Bitcoin today: scalability. Additionally, Schnorr signatures could help protect Bitcoin from certain types of spam attacks. Schnorr Signatures Could Solve Bitcoin’s Scalability...