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New Bitcoin Code Will Finally Boast Full SegWit Support
An upcoming Bitcoin Core software release is finally making it easier to use a code change called SegWit in the software's standard wallet.
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Funny Name or Not, Schnorr Is a Big Deal for Bitcoin
Schnorr signatures are seeing renewed interest from bitcoin developers. But what is the technology and why is it seeing so much attention?
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How to Save on Bitcoin's Soaring Fees
Transaction fees are the talk of the bitcoin ecosystem, with many users upset by the rising cost to send funds, but there are simple ways to cut fees.
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How to Stop Worrying and Love the Fork
It's going to be a stressful month for bitcoin, but in the big picture, breakups can be healthy for the ecosystem – and possibly for society.
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Hold the Fork: No 2x But Everything Else Goes at Scaling Bitcoin Event
Day one of Scaling Bitcoin 2017 presented a change of pace for an event that grew out of the network's technical contention.
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Just SegWit? Bitcoin Core Is Already Working on a New Scaling Upgrade
Bitcoin developers are making progress on Schnorr, a function for aggregating signatures and in turn, a way to increase the capacity of the network.
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Optimizing SegWit: How Bitcoin's New Software Is Giving Scaling a Boost
Bitcoin Core's latest software includes optimizations designed to boost SegWit, a scaling upgrade that's still slowly rolling out across the network.
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MASTer Plan: Better Bitcoin Smart Contracts Could Go Live This Year
Blockstream co-founder Mark Friedenbach is breathing new life into bitcoin smart contracts with his MAST proposal.
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SegWit's Slow Rollout: Why Bitcoin's Capacity Hasn't Seen a Sudden Boost
When SegWit finally activated last week, the code change didn't immediately make its benefits possible. So, when can we expect to see some benefits?
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Bitcoin's Lightning Network Moves Closer to Compatibility
Version 1.0 of a standard that could help connect all of bitcoin's differing Lightning tech implementations is reportedly close to being complete.
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