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A Short Guide to Bitcoin Forks
  If you have been paying attention to bitcoin at all lately, you may have noticed a lot of talk going on about ‘forks’. Not like the kind [...]
Bitfury Mines a Block Signaling UASF Mandatory Segwit Deployment
  Recently Bitcoin proponents who support Segregated Witness (Segwit) have been fervently discussing BIP 148, a User-Activated Soft Fork (UASF). On [...]
Bitcoin Could Face Ethereum-Style Split
  Loss of public trust and utility, branding issues, a market capitalization crash, and a collapse of trust in the entire crypto-currency space. A [...]
Vinny Lingham Says Bitcoin Hard Fork Should be Avoided, Buterin Argues
  Bitcoin Unlimited has been a controversial topic within the bitcoin community mostly because of the recent exploitation of the software’s internal [...]
‘Super UASF’: Could a Clever Idea Break Bitcoin’s Scaling Deadlock?
  An experimental idea for pushing through a controversial bitcoin code change took another step forward this week. The situation goes like this: with [...]
Chinese Miners Worried About a User-Activated Fork Propose Synthetic Fork
  This past week a new idea has been brought to the table concerning the block size debate. Over the past few months, Segregated Witness (Segwit), a [...]
How the Hyped Lumino Whitepaper Details Protocol for Scaling Bitcoin
  Rootstock’s Chief Scientist, Sergio Demian Lerner, has been hinting about a new Bitcoin scaling solution called Lumino for over a month. Lumino’s [...]
Bitcoin Observers Watch Segwit Signaling Begin on the Litecoin Network
  In the past, some have called Litecoin the “silver to Bitcoin’s gold.” Now many Bitcoin proponents are eagerly watching Litecoin as miners have just [...]
Here’s Why a Hard Fork Can’t Work
  “It’s not about the economics,” says Alex Petrov of bitcoin cloud miner, Bitfury, in riposte to comments by Bitcoiner Roger Ver on changes to the [...]
Reinventing the Fed: Why Jeff Garzik, Vitalik Buterin Are Against Soft Forks
  Bitcoin Core developer and Bloq co-founder Jeff Garzik expresses his opposition on soft forks and its mechanism in which a few group of developers [...]