カテゴリー: Hard Fork

Why Governance is the Greatest Problem That Blockchains Must Solve

Why Governance is the Greatest Problem That Blockchains Must SolveA chain is only as strong as its weakest link, and in a blockchain that link lies in the form of its founders. Getting nodes to achieve consensus is easy compared to the difficulty of getting humans to achieve consensus. The greatest challenge that new blockchains must solve isn’t speed or scaling – it’s governance. […]

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Bitcoin ABC Developers Publish Bitcoin Cash Upgrade Timeline

Bitcoin ABC Developers Publish Bitcoin Cash Upgrade TimelineJust recently the Bitcoin ABC development team has published the Bitcoin Cash ‘November 15 Upgrade Timeline’ which details what the programmers plan to do before the hard fork. As the upgrade approaches the ABC development team wants to ensure a smooth hard fork by making sure every full node participant and miner is ready with […]

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Tezos Will Fork Before It’s Even Launched

Tezos Will Fork Before It’s Even LaunchedTezos, a blockchain best known for its off-chain drama rather than its on-chain utility, is set to fork. Internecine conflict has riven the Tezos community for months, spilling over into the courtroom and leading to the dismissal of foundation members. On the eve of its mainnet launch, another twist will see nTezos created as a […]

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Bitcoin Cash Upgrade Milestone Complete: 32MB and New Features

Bitcoin Cash Upgrade Milestone Complete: 32MB and New FeaturesThe Bitcoin Cash network has officially upgraded the blockchain protocol at approximately 1:54 EDT by extending the current block size fourfold from 8MB to 32MB. The consensus change is one of the largest block size increases in blockchain history, and the upgrade also adds the great knowledge of understanding Satoshi’s OP_Codes – which could add the […]

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Remembering Satoshi’s Vision — As it Was Written

Remembering Satoshi's Vision — As it Was WrittenOn October 31, 2008, Satoshi Nakamoto had a vision to share with the world — a protocol he called “bitcoin, a new electronic cash system that’s fully peer-to-peer, with no trusted third party.” Since that time a whole lot has changed, and there is a vast cryptocurrency landscape with over 1,500 virtual currencies listed on data […]

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Upgrade Time: Bitcoin Cash 32MB Fork Activates Tuesday

Upgrade Time: Bitcoin Cash 32MB Fork Activates TuesdayIn less than a week on May 15, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network will be upgrading the base block size from 8MB to 32MB, as well as re-enabling and adding some OP_Codes to the codebase. With just days left there are a few things BCH holders and full node operators should know before the upgrade […]

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How Bitcoin Cash Can Avoid the Same Mistakes as Bitcoin Core, Part 2

How Bitcoin Cash Can Avoid the Same Mistakes as Bitcoin Core, Part 2The following opinion piece was written by Jonald Fyookball. In part 1 of this series, I highlighted the importance of education. A community that is educated will be less influenced by propaganda. The second principle is that of clarity. The community needs to be “on the same page”. There is never going to be a perfect alignment […]

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BCH Ecosystem Grows With May 4X Hard Fork Less Than Two Weeks Away

BCH Ecosystem Grows With May 4X Hard Fork Less Than Two Weeks AwayThis week there’s a lot going on within the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) ecosystem as markets have been on fire and infrastructure continues to grow. Over the past six months, the price of BCH is up over 139 percent, and the price has jumped 13 percent higher over the last seven days. At the moment the […]

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Bitcoin Cash Proponents Prepare for the Largest Block Size Increase Ever

Bitcoin Cash Proponents Prepare for the Largest Block Size Increase EverIn a little more than three weeks time the Bitcoin (BCH) network will hard fork by upgrading its block size to 32MB and incorporate additional functionalities to the protocol. Currently, the entire community is steadily preparing for the consensus change as development teams release new code, while users and infrastructure providers upgrade their full node […]

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ASIC Resistance Increasingly Hot Topic in Crypto as Monero Forks

ASIC Resistance Increasingly Hot Topic in Crypto as Monero ForksMonero, a leading privacy-centric cryptocurrency, has undergone a hard fork in recent days – producing a new Monero chain in addition to the now renamed ‘Monero Classic’. The fork was initiated to protect Monero against mining centralization, as Bitmain had developed ASIC units purpose-built for mining XMR tokens. Also Read: “Private Digital Money” Better than State-Issued, […]

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