Category Archives: hard fork

Bitcoin-Based Ethereum Rival RSK Set to Launch Next Month

The long-awaited smart contract solution for Bitcoin’s blockchain that offers additional scaling improvements, RSK, is preparing to launch. News.Bitcoin.com spoke with Sergio Demián Lerner, RSK Labs’ chief scientist, about to what to expect from the RSK launch as well as the subsequent launch of the Lightning-style scaling upgrade Lumino. Also… Read more »

Fork Watch: The Chain With Less Hashrate Could Come to a Screeching Halt

Over the next two weeks, bitcoin proponents from both sides of the scaling debate will be preparing for a possible hard fork. A lot of people believe the Segwit2x fork will be entirely different than August’s bitcoin cash fork, and for good reason. Also read: Satoshi Revolution – Chapter 2: Technology… Read more »

Software Wars: Segwit2x Uncertainty and the Casting of Miner Votes

Just recently news.Bitcoin.com reported on the Segwit2x lead developer Jeff Garzik detailing that the upcoming fork was “still full steam ahead.” Lately, bitcoin proponents from both sides of the scaling debate have been bickering quite a bit, and now many businesses and individuals are either declaring their Segwit2x support or… Read more »