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Segregated witness (Segwit) is a proposal for scaling the bitcoin network to increase the transaction volume it can handle. Read the latest about segregated witness adoption with CoinJournal.

The final days of February saw the release of Bitcoin Core 0.16.0: the latest iteration of the Bitcoin software client originally developed by Satoshi Nakamoto. Unperturbed by routine FUD and day to day price-action, the Bitcoin Core developers have been hard at work for the last few months, developing...
To many regular participants in the Bitcoin economy, there may have been a sense that in the final months of 2017 transaction fees were rising quite significantly. There was a noticeable increase in transaction traffic across the latter part of the year, with an initial spike of high fees...
Coinbase, the world’s largest cryptocurrency brokerage, wallet, and exchange which also operates GDAX, the Global Digital Asset Exchange, has officially announced that it will complete the integration of Segregated Witness (SegWit) in the coming weeks. Our engineering team has begun the final testing phase of SegWit for Bitcoin on Coinbase....
There have been quite a few proposals to raise Bitcoin’s block size limit by way of a hard fork over the past three years, but none of them were able to gain consensus among the nodes on the network. The key selling point of such an increase to the...
BTC.com, the first bitcoin wallet platform in the cryptocurrency market to integrate Bitcoin Cash and SegWit simultaneously, has recently implemented a dynamic fee system to automatically calculate the lowest fee users can attach to have their transactions processed on the Bitcoin blockchain network. In a blog post published on January...