Of course, it is good news that over the last 3 months Bitcoin had a 40% increase in value. Most people get a chance to make more money on various Internet sites, such as trade, mining or faucet.
Are we able to forecast Bitcoin rate rise, or fall?
Although there is no clear answer to this question, some people have speculated it might be related to the fact that China has been a lot of Bitcoin exchanges are seeing increased activity in recent times. This is most likely due to the recent decrease in Yuan.
Another explanation could be that many institutional investors (such as banks and public enterprises) was shooting Bitcoin interest and Blockchain technology lately. For example, some of the largest banks in London are looking to collect Bitcoins to pay off the cyber criminals who pose a threat to reduce their critical IT systems.
May be that the fact that progress has been made in the block size of the board Bitcoin is more demand for Bitcoin.
Now is segregated Witness in order to make transaction smaller in size. That is not mean that the witness is separating from the transaction.
Bitcoin transaction has 3 parts - who sent it, who gets it and a digital signature that verifies the sender has the right to send the coins. Signature is considered a Witness for the transaction.
The signature data, witness, will still be transmitted, but it will not be included within the transaction.
What's special about Segwit is that all the Bitcoin network agreement is not necessary in order to make it work. Means Segwit will work even if some users can not update their software to the new version, making it much easier to implement.
Segwit was invented to help shrink the file size is Bitcoin transaction. This allows for more transactions to be approved each time a block transfer is confirmed. Basically, the goal is to make Bitcoin network to approve more transactions with each block.