37 posts by Sam Wouters

Bitcoin News – March 2018

With the price crashing substantially this month, it's easy to forget all the amazing progress that has been made. The full node count reaches an all-time high, bitcoin mining and agriculture get ... Continue Reading

Bitcoin News – February 2018

In February the memory pool of transactions cleared up for the first time in a long time, as businesses implemented optimisations (such as SegWit) that they put off for a long time while they tried ... Continue Reading

Bitcoin News – January 2018

In January hundreds of people started putting the Lightning software live already, despite the warnings from developers that it isn't finished. People are incredibly eager for Bitcoin to scale. A ... Continue Reading

Bitcoin News – December 2017

December was a super exciting month for Bitcoin, with the first live Lightning Transactions happening, some insights in the upgrades coming in 2018 and a lot of charitable donations by bitcoiners. It ... Continue Reading

Bitcoin News – November 2017

In November the Bitcoin price went over $10K for the first time, a historic milestone that had everyone fixated. A lot more happened this month, with SegWit2x finally getting dropped, Mark Karpeles ... Continue Reading

Bitcoin News – October 2017

In October the Bitcoin price reached unprecedented highs and the market cap went over $100B. It's easy to only focus on the price, but a lot more happened this month! Most notably, a lot of official ... Continue Reading

Bitcoin News – August 2017

In August we saw ViaBTC and Bitmain create the Bitcoin Cash fork/altcoin. SegWit finally activated after half a year of stalling and the price rose to unprecedented heights. New spam attacks and ... Continue Reading

Bitcoin News – July 2017

July was an intense month with a lot of deadlines for technical upgrades and anticipation of the events that would unfold in regards to scaling, resulting in SegWit eventually getting locked in. Of ... Continue Reading

Bitcoin News – June 2017

In June we saw some crazy price action, 80%+ of the miners showing their intent to support the SegWit2x upgrade proposal, a lot of mainstream media attention, as well as notable business icons ... Continue Reading

Bitcoin News – May 2017

In May we saw one of the steepest rises in the Bitcoin price ever. This resulted in a lot of mainstream media coverage and increased global adoption. The User-Activated Soft-Fork (UASF) movement ... Continue Reading