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Bitcoin Cash’s (BCH) Eight Lane Highway is Empty, Hard Forks to 32 Lane

Category: Altcoins, Commentary, News

Bitcoin Cash’s (BCH) Eight Lane Highway is Empty, Hard Forks to 32 Lane

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) is hard forked to a 32MB block size on May 15 despite having 99 percent of block size unutilized. Liquidity issues have seen the cryptocurrency, delisted from two crypto exchanges in recent months.   Does BCH Really Need 32MB Blocks? One of the most significant challenges that Bitcoin Cash faces have to do with the fact that…

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Australian City Brisbane to Host a Debate Between Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Commentary, News

Australian City Brisbane to Host a Debate Between Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash

Brisbane, the capital of Australian territory Queensland, will be hosting a discussion between Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash on May 15, 2018. Since there are many divided opinions, disagreements and confusion concerning the two technologies, Hayden O, a cryptocurrency technical analyst and trader and organizer of the meetup, will represent Bitcoin Cash and debate against supporters of Bitcoin Core’s lightning network….

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Everything You Need to Know about Bitcoin Cash’s (BCH) Hard Fork

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Finance, News, Tech

Everything You Need to Know about Bitcoin Cash’s (BCH) Hard Fork

The price of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) has soared considerably in the last one week. Currently, Bitcoin Cash is trading at $1,317 after it almost reached the $1,500 mark on April 23, 2018.  Bitcoin ABC This development comes as the cryptocurrency market has been experiencing something of a resurgence of late. However, the proximity of the Bitcoin Cash price climb to…

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He’s A Fraud!: Ethereum’s Buterin Calls Out ‘Fake Satoshi’ At Deconomy

Category: Bitcoin, Commentary, Ethereum, News, Tech

He’s A Fraud!: Ethereum’s Buterin Calls Out ‘Fake Satoshi’ At Deconomy

In a bold move, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin took to Twitter to post fallacies found in the panelist discussions, at the Deconomy 2018 conference on April 3. The 24-year-old publicly called out Craig Wright, a controversial bitcoin figure, and asked the panel “Why is this fraud allowed to speak at this conference?” The identity of Satoshi Nakamoto, the person(s) who…

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SegWit Lock-In: What Does it Mean for Bitcoin?

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SegWit Lock-In: What Does it Mean for Bitcoin?

On August 9, the highly-anticipated Segregated Witness (SegWit) protocol upgrade to the Bitcoin blockchain was officially locked in on block 479,707. While there is still a two-week waiting period before SegWit will be fully activated, the lock-in means that all bitcoin mining operations have to implement this update now or else they will have to give up their bitcoin mining…

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BTC-E Domain Seized, ICOs in the SEC’s Crosshairs: BTCManager’s Week in Review July 31

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BTC-E Domain Seized, ICOs in the SEC’s Crosshairs: BTCManager’s Week in Review July 31

For the week ending July 30, BTC-E’s involvement in the Mt.Gox hack was revealed by a WizSecruity Report according to which Hackers collaborated with BTC-E and its owner Alexander Vinnik to steal the wallet.dat file stored in the centralized databases of Mt. Gox to gain access to nearly 630,000 bitcoin. The wallet.dat file was stolen in September 2011 and the…

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The Upcoming Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork: The Choices for Bitcoiners

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The Upcoming Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork: The Choices for Bitcoiners

On August 1, the Bitcoin network will split with the emergence of Bitcoin Cash (BCH). This article will outline the choices you have if you hold bitcoin and some potential outcomes of the split. What is Bitcoin Cash? The project’s website states that Bitcoin Cash is peer-to-peer electronic cash for the Internet. It is ‘fully decentralized, with no central bank…

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BIP 91 Activation Awaits, Parity Hackers Bag $32 Million in Ether: BTCManager’s Week in Review July 24

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BIP 91 Activation Awaits, Parity Hackers Bag $32 Million in Ether: BTCManager’s Week in Review July 24

The much anticipated SegWit implementation could be one step closer to reality by the second week of August now that BIP 91 has been signaled by over the 80 percent of hash power needed to lock it in, which means that the Bitcoin blockchain will soon be optimized by 75 percent. Transactions will become cheaper as their size will decrease…

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BIP 91 Likely to be Locked in Within 24 Hours, Bitcoin Displays Highest Ever Daily Gain

Category: Bitcoin, Commentary, News, Price Analysis

BIP 91 Likely to be Locked in Within 24 Hours, Bitcoin Displays Highest Ever Daily Gain

Bitcoin Improvement Proposal 91, or BIP 91 for short, a miner-activated soft fork (MASF) developed by James Hilliard, passed its 80 percent activation threshold on July 16 and is set to be locked in within 24 hours. The compromise between developers and the mining community has coincided with buoyant markets, as BTC-USD recovers from a recent low at $1830 on…

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Craig Wright’s Ferocious Speech, Investors Move from Gold to Bitcoin: BTCManager’s Week in Review July 10

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Craig Wright’s Ferocious Speech, Investors Move from Gold to Bitcoin: BTCManager’s Week in Review July 10

At the Future of Bitcoin in Arnhem, the alleged Satoshi, Craig Wright, held a furious talk, which was interrupted by emergent eruptions of applause. During his speech, he reignited the block size debate by attacking Core and announced that he would actively fight SegWit. He promised to soon launch a mining pool, with at least 20 percent of the network’s…

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