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Bitcoin for Pros

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  • What is Bitcoin Classic?

    Bitcoin Classic was a proposed hard fork from Bitcoin Core that planned to increase Bitcoin’s block sizes from 1MB to 2MB to help the network scale. Although it failed to take off and gather support from the Bitcoin developer community,…

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  • What is Bitcoin Unlimited?

    Bitcoin Unlimited was a proposed upgrade for Bitcoin block size limits which was a hard fork from Bitcoin Core. With Bitcoin’s block sizes limited to 1MB, some community developers were concerned about how the network would cope as more users…

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  • Could Bitcoin be banned?

    The quick answer is not really, as it would be very tricky to shut down the entire decentralised Bitcoin blockchain that lives on thousands of computers across the world. Bitcoin is borderless and there’s no central authority that can be…

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  • What is SegWit2x?

    SegWit2x was a proposal for upgrading Bitcoin block sizes. It was never implemented due to the Bitcoin developer community failing to reach a consensus on it. SegWit2x was a follow up to the SegWit, which reorganised how verification signatures were…

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  • Bitcoin Halving (Halvening): Everything you need to know

    Satoshi Nakamoto, Bitcoin’s creator(s), designed Bitcoin in such a way that the rate at which new Bitcoin is created is halved every four years. This will continue to happen until there are 21 million Bitcoin in circulation, after which no more coins will see the light of day. Bitcoin is expected to reach its hard limit in the year 2140

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  • What is the Bitcoin halving?

    One of the key characteristics of Bitcoin is that only 21 million Bitcoin will ever be created (or ‘mined‘). However, releasing them all at once could cause a number of problems. If they’re released too quickly but demand doesn’t grow,…

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