Scaling

4 Prominent Ethereum Scaling Projects for 2019

Despite the cryptocurrency prices not looking all that great at this stage, there are still plenty of key developments to look forward to. Especially where Ethereum is concerned, there are a lot of potential upgrades and breakthroughs occurring in the coming few months and years. Both from a short-term and long-term perspective, there is a lot to look forward to. ETH 1.x Scaling While most of the Ethereum developers and community are working on long-term scaling solutions, it is rather evident the near-term needs to be addressed as well. Thankfully, it seems a team of developers is working on offering

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Bitcoin Cash Devs Publish the First 3 of 3 Multi-Sig Schnorr Transaction

Bitcoin Cash Devs Publish the First 3 of 3 Multi-Sig Schnorr TransactionOn May 15, the Bitcoin Cash network successfully upgraded by implementing Schnorr signatures, after which a few developers processed some basic Schnorr signatures. Then, on Saturday, May 18, software developers Chris Pacia, Mark Lundeberg, and Checksum0 performed the first multi-sig Schnorr signature on BCH and sent the funds to Freeross.org. Also Read: After Trillions Printed […]

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Bitcoin Payments Are Being Bulldozed for Political Reasons

The Political Reasons Why Important Bitcoin Payments Plumbing Is Being BulldozedBitcoin Core wants to distance itself politically from the former project leader Gavin Andresen, the payment protocol BIP070 he was involved with, and from the BCH-friendly payment processor Bitpay. The attempts to remove software associated with Gavin Andresen are now having real-world effects on the security of bitcoin payments. Also read: How to Prove Ownership […]

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Bitcoin Cash Protocol Successfully Upgrades — Schnorr Signatures Are Here

Bitcoin Cash Protocol Successfully Upgrades — Schnorr Signatures Are HereThe Bitcoin Cash (BCH) chain has officially upgraded, adding Schnorr signatures and the Segwit recovery exemption. As of block 582680, the chain has implemented the new features successfully and BCH fans are celebrating another major protocol improvement. Also read: Schnorr Signatures Are Coming to Bitcoin Cash – Here’s What You Should Know Another Bitcoin Cash […]

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The Blockchain Paradox

Blockchains offer potential solutions to deep-seated problems in society, but their own governance issues need to be solved first, writes Pindar Wong.

Schnorr Signatures Are Coming to Bitcoin Cash – Here’s What You Should Know

A Brief Explanation of the Next Bitcoin Cash Upgrade — Schnorr SignaturesOn Wednesday, May 15, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network will be upgraded to incorporate the highly anticipated Schnorr signature algorithm, a digital signature scheme widely known for its simplicity. Also read: Bitcoin History Part 12: When No One Wanted Your BTC Schnorr Sigs Are Coming Next week, the Bitcoin Cash blockchain will be upgraded by […]

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Three Very Different Paths to Blockchain Scaling

Three Very Different Paths to Blockchain ScalingHow do you scale a blockchain so that it can process hundreds or even thousands of transactions per second – but without compromising on decentralization? It’s a question that has kept some of the brightest minds in the space awake at night, and some of the more ardent crypto factions sniping at each other for […]

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Despite $100K Pledged to Charity, Adam Back Remains Silent Over Proposed Debate

Despite $100K Pledged to Charity, Adam Back Remains Silent Over Proposed DebateThere’s over $100,000 on the line that could be given to charity for about an hour of Adam Back’s time. If he chooses to debate Bitcoin Unlimited’s Peter Rizun over why he thinks it’s a bad idea to scale with larger blocks, Paxful’s Ray Youssef‏ has pledged $100K in addition to Roger Ver’s initial $10K […]

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Schnorr Signatures Await Bitcoin Cash as the Next Upgrade Draws Near

Bitcoin Cash Supporters Look Forward to Schnorr Signatures as the Next Fork Draws NearThe Bitcoin Cash network is scheduled to fork on May 15 and the community has been steadily preparing for the next upgrade, which will entail the addition of Schnorr signatures and Segwit recovery exemption. Also read: A Look at Openbazaar’s Multi-Currency Wallet and Vendor Listings Bitcoin Cash Upgrade Time: May 15, 2019, Shortly After 12 […]

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Gemini Is Now the Largest Bitcoin Exchange to Add ‘Full’ SegWit Support

Gemini says it has added "full" support for SegWit, an important bitcoin code change that paves the way for scaling improvements.

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