Op Ed: Here’s Why All Rational Miners Will Activate SegWit Through BIP148

A segment of the Bitcoin community is preparing a user activated soft fork (UASF), using Bitcoin Improvement Proposal 148 (BIP148). If they go through with it, there could be two types of “Bitcoin” on and after August 1st, which this article will refer to as “148BTC” for the BIP148 side of the split, and “LegacyBTC” for […]

Bitmain Responds to UASF With Another Bitcoin Hard Fork Announcement

Major Bitcoin mining hardware producer Bitmain today announced that it may launch a “hard fork” in August. Labeled a “contingency plan,” the announcement is a response to the upcoming user activated soft fork (UASF), as defined by Bitcoin Improvement Proposal 148 (BIP148) — and the wipe-out risk that comes along with it. After an initial […]

Nevada Takes a Chance on Pro-Blockchain Legislation

Known as the Silver State, Nevada has a long established reputation for relaxed laws pertaining legalized gambling, corporate asset protection and business privacy. Now, in a move certain to be closely watched by other U.S. states, Nevada Senate Bill 398 was recently signed by the Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval, and officially passed into law under […]

BNP Paribas and BNY Mellon Team Up with the Chamber of Digital Commerce

The Chamber of Digital Commerce (CDC) has announced they are adding two major international banks, BNP Paribas and BNY Mellon, to the Chamber’s Executive Committee. The CDC is the world’s leading blockchain trade association. Through education and advocacy, it aims to develop a legal environment that fosters growth, innovation and investment in blockchain technology. Other […]

Ether Price Analysis: The Bubble Will Pop — But Not Just Yet

Over the past 30 days, ether has risen a staggering 350% and, at this point in time, it could literally go to a million. There is no top, anyone telling you otherwise is a fool. The reversal will be swift, violent and highly publicized, but until then, I see no reason why the bubble cannot […]

Bitcoin Whiteboard Tuesday – The Path from “Send” to “Receive”

The post Bitcoin Whiteboard Tuesday – The Path from “Send” to “Receive” appeared first on 99 Bitcoins. Today’s topic is the path of Bitcoin from “send” to “receive”. In this episode, we’re going to go over exactly what happens to a single Bitcoin from the moment you hit the “send” button in your wallet until […]