Author: Jamie Redman

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Bitcoin Cash Upgrade 3 Days Away – New Opcode Support, Chain Limit Extension, Sigchecks

Bitcoin Cash Upgrade 3 Days Away - New Opcode Support, Chain Limit Extension, SigchecksOn May 15, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) blockchain will be upgraded and there will be at least three new features added to the longest chain. The upgrade in three days is being discussed fervently by the community, because it follows the recent and controversial Infrastructure Funding Proposal (IFP). Bitcoin Cash to Upgrade In Three Days […]

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May 12, 2020 0

1 Cent per Kilowatt-Hour: China’s Sichuan Province Encourages Hydro-Powered Bitcoin Mining

1 Cent per Kilowatt-Hour: China's Sichuan Province Encourages Hydro-Powered Bitcoin MiningThe local government of Ya’an city, in China’s Sichuan province, has announced the region is encouraging bitcoin mining in Sichuan if operations leverage the local hydropower plants. The document released by Ya’an city officials is in stark contrast to how Sichuan lawmakers felt about mining in 2018. Back then the government and China’s central bank […]

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April 28, 2020 0

Anyone Can Host a Crypto Exchange – Tim Draper Backed Startup Launches New WordPress Plugin

Anyone Can Host a Crypto Exchange - Tim Draper Backed Startup Launches New Wordpress PluginThere’s a new plugin available that gives people the ability to launch a cryptocurrency exchange on any WordPress-based website. The project called Wpcryptoexchange is a product created by the Tim Draper-backed startup Draper Goren Holm. With the plugin, anyone can launch a digital currency trading platform that allows people to swap various cryptos and also […]

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April 22, 2020 0

Petro-Dollar System Crumbles: US Dollar Could Collapse from the World’s Oil Wars

Petro-Dollar System Crumbles: US Dollar Could Collapse from the World's Oil WarsDuring the last few days, people witnessed history when the price of crude oil dropped below zero to -$40 per barrel, and as time passes many analysts think the worst is yet to come. After West Texas Intermediate (WTI) oil-based contracts dried up for May, contracts for June collapsed by 45%. Experts say that the […]

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April 22, 2020 0

Darknet Users Discuss the Connection Between DDoS Attacks and Exit Scams

During the last few weeks, a number of darknet markets (DNMs) like Empire and forums like Dread have been attacked relentlessly with heavy DDoS attacks. Meanwhile, reports disclose that Apollon is allegedly pulling an exit scam in the same fashion as Nightmare Market did last year. Darknetstats.com details that Apollon remains online and is accepting […]

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February 1, 2020 0

Maduro Plans to Give Venezuelan Pensioners Petro as Christmas Bonus

Maduro Plans to Give Venezuelan Pensioners Petro for Christmas BonusesRegional news outlets from Venezuela have revealed that President Nicolás Maduro plans to dole out petro as a ‘Christmas bonus’ for Venezuelan retirees and pensioners. Moreover, despite the fact that many Venezuelans say average citizens don’t use the petro, Maduro also claims there are 27,000 petro affiliated businesses. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Wraps up […]

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November 21, 2019 0

Bitcoin Cash Upgrade Complete: 2 New Protocol Changes Added

Bitcoin Cash Upgrade Complete: 2 New Protocol Changes AddedThe Bitcoin Cash network has successfully upgraded the latest ruleset changes to the protocol. The BCH blockchain now features the enforcement of minimal pushdata in script which will make a majority of BCH network transactions non-malleable. Moreover, as an extension to last May’s Schnorr upgrade, the opcode OP_Checkmultisig(verify) will now feature Schnorr signature support. Also […]

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November 15, 2019 0

Venezuela Becomes ‘Dollarized’ as Citizens Seek Refuge in Alternative Solutions

Venezuela has been suffering from rapid inflation as the purchasing power of the sovereign bolivar has become near worthless. Over the last few weeks, Venezuelans have been dealing with blackouts throughout major cities, making credit card readers useless. Additionally, citizens are dependent on remittances from overseas and last month the country became ‘dollarized’ as more […]

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November 12, 2019 0

What to Expect From the Next Bitcoin Cash Protocol Upgrade

What to Expect from the Next Bitcoin Cash Protocol UpgradeOn November 15, shortly after 12 p.m., Bitcoin Cash (BCH) will execute an upgrade of the network’s consensus rules. After the upgrade is locked in, the next block will enforce minimal pushdata in script and the opcodes OP_Checkmultisig and OP_Checkmultisigverify will be upgraded to accept Schnorr signatures. Also Read: QE Infinity: 37 Central Banks Participate […]

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November 9, 2019 0

6 Monitoring Websites That Help Track Bitcoin Cash Data

6 Monitoring Websites That Help Track Bitcoin Cash DataWhen it comes to cryptocurrency networks and markets, there’s a lot to keep track of. Thankfully there’s also now a bunch of dedicated bitcoin cash (BCH) data websites that provide easy to comprehend visual representations of network statistics and market indicators. Also read: Slovenia Has the Most BCH-Accepting Physical Locations Worldwide Monitoring BCH Network Statistics […]

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October 12, 2019 0