BREAKING NEWS: Bitcoin transactions stuck – mempool peaks at 25MB – Slow Confirmations

Starting January 24 around the same time as the news announcement on exchange fees, the mempool reached 25MB in size, and even a 50 US cent worth of a transaction fee was not pushing transactions through quickly, with some taking up to 18 – 24 hours to confirm. This is likely the result of many … Read more

Chinese Exchanges begin charging fees – Clamping down on false trade volumes

As of January 24, Chinese Exchanges begun to charge fees, clamping down on the false trading volumes that have plagued Bitcoin in recent years from the Chinese exchanges. This was done by introducing fees on trades, meaning automatic trading bots could no longer function profitably. The trading between one’s own accounts used to be a … Read more

First Segwit Signalling Litecoin Pool –

We AddoCrypto happy to announceĀ  our firstĀ  Segwit Signalling Litecoin Pool SparkPool Sparkpool is a PPLNS mining pool. The pool is one of the FIRST to signal support for segregated witness for Litecoin. The fee is 1% to cover our hosting costs, plus relay nodes to reduce orphan risk, as we have set up relay … Read more