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Two BCH Devs Leave Bitcoin Unlimited as Network Upgrade Approaches

Two BCH Devs Leave Bitcoin Unlimited as Network Upgrade ApproachesOn March 15, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network is set to upgrade, with plans to add two specific elements to the chain: the Segwit recovery exception and enabling Schnorr signatures. With just six weeks left, programmers have been discussing the fork regularly during BCH developer meetings. Meanwhile, two BCH developers have announced their resignation from […]

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BCH Developer Unveils Xthinner Scaling Protocol – Claims to Compress Blocks by 99%

BCH Developer Unveils Xthinner Scaling Protocol - Claims to Compress Blocks by 99%On Sunday, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) developer Jonathan Toomim unveiled a project he’s been working on called Xthinner, a new block propagation protocol that leverages the benefits of lexicographic transaction ordering (LTOR). According to Toomim’s data, Xthinner can compress blocks by 99.6 percent and performs roughly 4x to 6x more efficiently than block propagation concepts like […]

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Bitcoin Cash Miners Break Records Processing Multiple 32 MB Blocks

Bitcoin Cash Miners Break Records Processing Multiple 32 MB BlocksOn Saturday, Nov. 10, the operation BMG mining pool mined multiple 32 MB blocks on the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network. The first block at height 556034 was the biggest block ever mined on the BCH chain and the process confirmed over 166,000 transactions. A couple of hours later, BMG pool mined 4 more 32 MB […]

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Discussions Intensify as BCH Fork Approaches

Discussions Intensify as BCH Fork ApproachesAs the Bitcoin Cash fork draws near, a lot has been announced over the last few days concerning the consensus changes scheduled for Nov. 15. Earlier this week, the Bitcoin Unlimited (BU) development team released a new client version that includes the ability to configure the Bitcoin SV hard fork ruleset. In addition to the […]

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An In-Depth Conversation With Coinbase Engineer Josh Ellithorpe

An In Depth Conversation With Coinbase Engineer Josh EllithorpeThere’s been a lot going on within the crypto-ecosystem and this week news.Bitcoin.com chatted with Josh Ellithorpe, Senior Software Engineer at Coinbase. Ellithorpe explains to our readers how he got into bitcoin and about when he eventually joined the San Francisco-based cryptocurrency firm about a year and a half ago. The software developer is also […]

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An In-Depth Conversation With Coinbase Engineer Josh Ellithorpe

An In Depth Conversation With Coinbase Engineer Josh EllithorpeThere’s been a lot going on within the crypto-ecosystem and this week news.Bitcoin.com chatted with Josh Ellithorpe, Senior Software Engineer at Coinbase. Ellithorpe explains to our readers how he got into bitcoin and about when he eventually joined the San Francisco-based cryptocurrency firm about a year and a half ago. The software developer is also […]

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An In-Depth Conversation With Coinbase Engineer Josh Ellithorpe

An In Depth Conversation With Coinbase Engineer Josh EllithorpeThere’s been a lot going on within the crypto-ecosystem and this week news.Bitcoin.com chatted with Josh Ellithorpe, Senior Software Engineer at Coinbase. Ellithorpe explains to our readers how he got into bitcoin and about when he eventually joined the San Francisco-based cryptocurrency firm about a year and a half ago. The software developer is also […]

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BCH Upgrade Debate Continues — Bitcoin Unlimited Reveals Fork Strategy

BCH Upgrade Debate Continues — Bitcoin Unlimited Reveals Fork StrategyOn August 21 Bitcoin Unlimited’s lead developer Andrew Stone wrote a proposal which outlined a strategy for the upcoming November hard fork. Stone explains that there are two changesets proposed by two different full node clients and Bitcoin Unlimited (BU) plans to implement consensus changes from both organizations, allowing participants the ability to vote for […]

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The Opposition Towards Bitcoin ABC’s Proposed Upgrade Changes

The Opposition Towards Bitcoin ABC's Proposed Upgrade ChangesOn August 8, the Bitcoin ABC development team published an announcement regarding the November hard fork changes with plans to finish the latest codebase by August 15. The proposal falls in line with the ABC developer’s upgrade timeline and contains about five different changes that will soon be ready for testing. Also read: Bitcoin Cash Acceptance […]

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