Tag: upgrade

May 16 2022

How Bitcoin Should Be Upgraded In The Future

The history of Bitcoin upgrade activation mechanisms informs an opinion on how to make protocol changes in the future.One of the most contentious questions in Bitcoin over the last five years has been how to activate soft forks. There have been many different mechanisms used in the history of Bitcoin to activate new features on the...

Apr 07 2022

Are There Downsides To Bitcoin Soft Fork Upgrades?

A panel held at Bitcoin 2022 set out to explore the benefits and tradeoffs of activating a Bitcoin soft fork.Despite being known as a protocol that is slow to change, Bitcoin does have its own way to add new functionalities to the network. Soft forks, a type of upgrade that ensures those who don’t use the new software can still participate in...

Feb 21 2022

The Latest Guide of Frontier Wallet V2

On December 20th, 2021, the Frontier wallet V2 was launched. With the Frontier wallet, you will enjoy an array of new features and a faster transaction speed. It will bring all necessary DeFi dApps to the same platform. Almost 2 months later, the Frontier wallet was launched on Avalanche. Therefore, in this article, you will discover everything about it. Frontier Wallet V2 on...

Jan 24 2022

Explaining CheckTemplateVerify, Bitcoin’s Latest Controversial Soft Fork Proposal

CheckTemplateVerify (CTV) is meant to enable more flexibility on the network, but its potential activation is a topic of debate among developers.CheckTemplateVerify (CTV) is a soft fork proposal for Bitcoin specified in the Bitcoin Improvement Proposal (BIP) 119. It aims to enable new use cases for the network by adding more complex types...

Dec 03 2021

Discussing Federated Chaumian Mints On Lightning

A group of Lightning network experts explore the scalability properties of federated chaumian mints.Watch This Episode on YouTubeListen To This Episode:...

Aug 06 2021

Jul 21 2021

Fintech Firm Upgrade Launches 1.5% Bitcoin Rewards Credit Card

Upgrade has announced their new bitcoin rewards card that offers unlimited 1.5% BTC back on every purchase paid.Upgrade, a fintech company focused on providing credit for mainstream consumers, has announced its bitcoin rewards card launch. The new product is...

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