After months of prevarication, Coinbase has announced that it will add Segwit support to its bitcoin wallets. The much anticipated and long overdue move will go some way towards reducing transaction fees for users of Coinbase and GDAX, assuming it follows suit. Coinbase has come in for repeated criticism over the inefficient way it handles […]
Citing price volatility and transaction fees, Steam, the popular online gaming platform, is out of the bitcoin business effective 6 December. The world’s most popular cryptographic currency is ripping all economic textbooks apart, reaching price highs unimaginable just weeks, if not hours, ago. That, and a congested mempool with transacting costs to compound, means a […]
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Calculating transaction fees is like riding a bike or rolling a cigarette: simple when you know how, but frustratingly complex otherwise. UX improvements over the last few years have made bitcoin easier than ever to send and receive, but fee calculation is still something of a dark art. The following resources make fee calculation a […]
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Bitcoin cash is enjoying a new lease of life as major figures throw their weight behind the chain. In the wake of the abortive Segwit split, neither bitcoin nor B2x has prospered, with the latter failing to materialize and the former dropping below $6,800 for the first time in 10 days. BCH, meanwhile, hit $866 […]
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