Author: Coin Desk

A Recap of the Bitcoin/Blockchain’s Big Split

A Recap of the Bitcoin/Blockchain’s Big Split by Stan Higgins – Coin Desk It wasn’t the first attempt to fork the bitcoin blockchain, but it was certainly the most memorable. As reported earlier today, Bitcoin Cash, a new cryptocurrency, was created when a...

Explainer: What Is SegWit2x and What Does It Mean for Bitcoin?

Explainer: What Is SegWit2x and What Does It Mean for Bitcoin? by Alyssa Hertig – Coin Desk As two proposals for boosting bitcoin’s transaction capacity approach key deadlines, one proposal, known as SegWit2x, has perhaps garnered the most attention. The plan, first proposed in May, quickly won...