Bitcoin Core Releases Software Upgrade With Full SegWit Support

The Bitcoin Core development team has released a much-anticipated software upgrade designed to help scale the bitcoin network. Version 0.16.0 of Bitcoin Core, the standard software client of the bitcoin network, introduces full support for Segregated Witness (SegWit). Its release was presaged by a Github announcement earlier in February. “Bitcoin Core 0.16.0 introduces full support for segwit […]

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Bitcoin Exchange Coinbase Launches SegWit Compatability

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Coinbase have announced that the site will now be implementing SegWit on Bitcoin deposits and withdrawals. The transition is being implemented over the coming week, and should improve transaction speeds and lower fees. SegWit was introduced August of last year through BIP 141 (Bitcoin Improvement […]

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