カテゴリー: Block Size

Bitcoin Cash Upgrade Debate: One CPU Equals One Vote

Bitcoin Cash Upgrade Debate: One CPU Equals One VoteIf you are a Bitcoin Cash (BCH) proponent you’ve definitely been hearing a lot about the upcoming hard fork scheduled for November 15. Most people have been discussing the conflict between the Bitcoin ABC developers and Nchain’s recently announced Bitcoin SV project. This week Nchain’s Steve Shadders shared a post concerning the Bitcoin SV client […]

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BCH Stress Testers Will Put Pressure on the Network in Two Weeks

BCH Stress Testers Will Put Pressure on the Network in Two WeeksOn September 1, 2018, Bitcoin Cash ecosystem participants have plans to conduct a network stress test which will involve individuals and groups sending millions of transactions throughout the course of one day. With the BCH stress test day approaching soon, BCH proponents have been testing sending large amounts of small transactions at one time and […]

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This Week in Bitcoin: Smooth Bitcoin Cash Upgrade, BCH and BTC Tax Payments in Florida

This Week in Bitcoin: Smooth Bitcoin Cash Upgrade, BCH and BTC Tax Payments in FloridaA notable week for Bitcoin Cash (BCH) – the network successfully upgraded the blockchain protocol by extending the block size to 32MB. The change will allow a greater number of transactions to be processed with inexpensive and consistent transaction fees. Also, Seminole County in Florida will accept tax payments in both Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and […]

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Bitcoin.org Reverts Back to ‘Fast’ and ‘Low Fee’ Descriptions on Front Page

Bitcoin.org Reverts Back to 'Fast' and 'Low Fee' Descriptions on Front PageThis week after a few months of controversy, the owners of Bitcoin.org reverted its descriptions about what Bitcoin is on the website’s front page back to “fast peer-to-peer transactions” and “low processing fees” after removing the descriptions this past January. The front page descriptions were changed by the website’s co-owner, a pseudonym called ‘Cobra Bitcoin,’ […]

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Five Reasons Why Bitcoin Cash is About to Win Big

Five Reasons Why Bitcoin Cash is About to Win BigCryptocurrency markets have started to rebound in value as the spring begins in 2018, but one particular cryptocurrency — bitcoin cash — has been on a relentless upswing as the network approaches another hard fork this May. This year traders and bitcoin cash (BCH) proponents believe the decentralized digital currency and the BCH network has […]

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Place Your Bets! Bitcoin Core Lightning Network Fails to Complete Basic Transaction

Place Your Bets! Bitcoin Core Lightning Network Fails to Complete Basic TransactionWagers really don’t settle matters, but they are a lot of fun and force advocates to have some skin in the game. In the ongoing debate about scaling, network fees, congestion and mempools, the Lightning Network is Bitcoin Core’s answer. Some in the ecosystem have doubted its efficacy. A bet was placed. If a payment […]

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Upgrade Time: Bitcoin Cash Plans a 32 MB Hard Fork

Upgrade Time: Bitcoin Cash Plans a 32 MB Hard ForkThis week the Bitcoin ABC developers officially announced the much anticipated Bitcoin Cash network hard fork on May 15. In addition to the statement from the development team, the codebase for the client Bitcoin ABC 0.17.0 has also been made available with the newly added consensus rules. Also read: New Karate Combat League Arena Features Bitcoin […]

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Former Core Developer Mike Hearn Returns for Some Bitcoin Cash Q&A

Former Core Developer Mike Hearn Returns for Some Bitcoin Cash Q&AOn April 5 the former bitcoin core developer Mike Hearn came back to do an Ask-Me-Anything (AMA) on the Reddit forum /r/btc. It’s been a while since Hearn has chatted with the bitcoin community, and one could say he left the development scene a few years ago due to the vitriolic strife over the scaling […]

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The Race Between Segwit and Bitcoin Cash Is Heating Up

The Race Between Segwit and Bitcoin Cash Is Heating UpThe introduction of Segwit and the launch of bitcoin cash (BCH) were two attempts at solving the bitcoin’s scaling problem. Both movements took a different approach, with Segwit seeking to reduce transaction size and BCH seeking to increase the block size. A new report compares the transaction volume on each chain, BTC (Segwit) and BCH, […]

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The 2018 Satoshi’s Vision Conference Heads to Japan

The 2018 Satoshi's Vision Conference Heads to JapanAfter the successful ‘Satoshi’s Vision Conference’ held in San Francisco in 2016, and last year’s ‘The Future of Bitcoin’ event in Arnhem, the Bitcoin Unlimited team is hosting another conference this year in Tokyo, Japan. Satoshi’s Vision Conference Tokyo will be held on March 23-25 and aims to bring cryptocurrency luminaries, the brightest developers, business […]

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