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May 17, 2017

7 Altcoins Have Activated Segwit so far Without Issue; 0 have Integrated Emergent Consensus


7 Altcoins Have Activated Segwit so far Without Issue; 0 have Integrated Emergent Consensus

The following alts have activated Segwit without issue, fixing the maelibility bug on their blockchains and paving their way for further innovation and development:

  • Litecoin
  • Groestlecoin
  • Syscoin
  • Digibyte
  • Viacoin
  • Vertcoin
  • NAV coin

And from what I can tell, no altcoin has yet adopted emergent consensus.

Let's make Bitcoin great again and get Segwit activated!

Edit: While I'm at it, here's the benefits of activating Segwit for those who haven't been informed on the matter:

http://bit.ly/1nl8vFB

Submitted May 18, 2017 at 03:04AM by NimbleBodhi
via reddit http://bit.ly/2qsNU70

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I just set up my UASF node


I just set up my UASF node

I finally changed my bitcoin core node from signaling UASF to an actual UASF node :D.

Is there a live chart of the node count, where i can check the progress?

Submitted May 18, 2017 at 04:23AM by Fr0stst0rm
via reddit http://bit.ly/2rgCYKY

“Just closed my @BitPay account & canceled my @BitPay debit card. No bitpay you DO NOT represent me.”


“Just closed my @BitPay account & canceled my @BitPay debit card. No bitpay you DO NOT represent me.”
https://twitter.com/theonevortex/status/864854190257881092

Submitted May 17, 2017 at 10:53PM by theonevortex
via reddit http://bit.ly/2pLIPb8

U.S. Firm to Launch Sale of Digital Token for Forex Trading by REUTERS


By REUTERS

Fintech Investment Group, a U.S.-based commodity trading adviser, plans to launch an initial coin offering in June for its own token that allows investors to trade currencies on a digital platform, company founder Alan Friedland said….

Published: May 18, 2017 at 05:54AM

from NYT Business Day http://nyti.ms/2qxFhXe
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Call to arms! Signal UASF to help Bitcoin reach to the Moon and beyond!


Call to arms! Signal UASF to help Bitcoin reach to the Moon and beyond!
http://bit.ly/2pXGO7d

Submitted May 18, 2017 at 01:54AM by adam4402
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Bitcoin Could Tap into $40 Trillion Japanese FX Margin Trading Market This Year


Bitcoin Could Tap into $40 Trillion Japanese FX Margin Trading Market This Year
http://bit.ly/2qrDeWL

Submitted May 17, 2017 at 06:40PM by weirdii
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Barry Silbert: “I agree to immediately support the activation of Segregated Witness and commit to effectuate a block size increase to 2MB within 12 months”


Barry Silbert: “I agree to immediately support the activation of Segregated Witness and commit to effectuate a block size increase to 2MB within 12 months”
https://twitter.com/barrysilbert/status/864887461876518912

Submitted May 18, 2017 at 12:59AM by IshizakaLand
via reddit http://bit.ly/2qsApV3

KnC titan scam?

KnC-miner.com says they have a new scrypt miner coming out, but this is a different domain from their old one kncminer.com via /r/BitcoinMining http://bit.ly/2rs1OF5

With Ransomware, It’s Pay and Embolden Perpetrators, or Lose Precious Data by MARK SCOTT and NICOLE PERLROTH


By MARK SCOTT and NICOLE PERLROTH

Thousands affected by the global digital attack must decide whether to fork out money to gain control of their computers or face losing their data forever….

Published: May 18, 2017 at 05:00AM

from NYT Technology http://nyti.ms/2rs1Hbx
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