Antpool and signaling SegWit

Antpool and mining pools change their minds and are signaling SegWit
21 July 2017   6609

Distributed database that is used to maintain a continuously growing list of records, called blocks

BIP91 has just locked in as up to 90% of all hash power signaled support for this softfork signaled in support of this decision. That has triggered a lot of processes in the community, e.g. Bitcoin price surge. Now another intriguing news is out. 


Is the first decentralized peer-to-peer payment network that is powered by its users with no central authority or middlemen

Antpool and mining pools surprise the community by signaling SegWit. mining pool has joined them as well. statistics statistics

As you can see, just a few hours ago Antpool, and did not show their support of SegWit. 

This move from the companies is pretty surprising as earlier they were strongly opposed to the activation of SegWit, insisting on the alternative Bitcoin Unlimited protocol. 

No official comments from the representatives of these three pools are out there yet.

Qvolta is launching its platform

Qvolta announced its platform release date of April 2 that will feature a full-fledged version of a web platform
24 March 2018   38

Qvolta platform has set its release date to April 2. The release is in accordance with the roadmap of the platform and will include a fully functional version of the web platform. The developers team is currently performing various tests and making final amendments to ensure the proper functionality. This desktop client is in alpha stage. A mobile app for secure authorizations is out and it is the native solution for security without intermediaries.

Qvolta is a P2P exchange platform solution that focuses on the capability of trading Bitcoin and Ethereum for fiat currencies and vice versa. And such functionality is provided through local payment methods. Since centralized exchanges become the target of serious scrutiny of regulators, cryptocurrency platforms that allow trading P2P or in fully decentralized fashion are getting more necessary.

As of the moment of the publication, the market parameters of Qvolta are as follows:

Average price: $0.390836

Market cap: $2,712,466

Volume (24h): $6,171