SegWit2x vs BIP148: What Doesn’t Kill Bitcoin Makes It Stronger


Jan 11, 2017
The Bitcoin price dropped sharply from $2,500 last week to $1,850 on Sunday, July 16. In the beginning of this week, Bitcoin managed to recover and moved above a level of $2,000.

The Cryptocurrency community is expecting the decision on Bitcoin’s SegWit2x on July 29 and the vote will begin on July 21. However, according to recent reports, some major miners are already moving to show support in advance of another round of software testing. The world's largest producer of ASIC bitcoin mining hardware, Bitmain, has announced that all of Bitmain’s Bitcoin mining pools have already started running the new SegWit2x software.

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