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12.6M Viewers Will Hear About Bitcoin Watching The Big Bang Theory

12.6 Million Viewers Will Hear About Bitcoin Watching The Big Bang TheoryBitcoin will be featured on another television series, The Big Bang Theory, airing this Thursday on November 30, 2017. In fact, the entire episode will be based on a bitcoin storyline as the cast finds a laptop with a cache of valuable cryptocurrency. See also: Bitcoin Touches a Milestone Price of $9K Across Global Exchanges The […]

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November 26, 2017 0

Bitcoin Touches a Milestone Price of $9K Across Global Exchanges

Bitcoin Touches a Milestone Price of $9K Across Global ExchangesThe price of bitcoin has crossed the $9,000 USD zone across global exchanges on November 26, 2017, at approximately 10:40 am EDT. Earlier this year, bitcoin’s meteoric price rise had crushed those who believed it would tank when it passed $2K, and has continued to exceed some of the more modest expectations. See also: New Trading […]

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November 26, 2017 0

Bitstamp’s CEO Explains His Decision to List Bitcoin Cash

The oldest and largest cryptocurrency exchange in Europe, Bitstamp, plans to list Bitcoin Cash (BCH) trading pairs at the end of November or early December. Bitstamp revealed its decision to release BCH holdings and list the digital asset this past September due to “high levels of customer demand.” Also read: Internet Archive Adds Bitcoin Cash and […]

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November 21, 2017 0

Are 2017’s Network Attacks ”Real” or Are Bitcoiners Growing Paranoid?

Over the past year or so there’s been a lot of discussion concerning ‘attacks’ on the Bitcoin network. Across forums and social media, the subjective valuations from bitcoin proponents of what an ‘attack’ on the network really is has become an extremely contentious topic. Also read: Japanese City Attracts Cryptocurrency Miners with Abundant Renewable Energy The […]

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November 14, 2017 0

Bitcoin Cash Network Completes a Successful Hard Fork

Bitcoin Cash Network Completes a Successful Hard ForkAt approximately 4 pm EDT at block height 504031, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network successfully hard forked. The fork is a change to the decentralized currency’s consensus rules and aims to upgrade the network’s Difficulty Adjustment Algorithm (DAA). Also read: Bitcoin.com Wallet Celebrates 500,000 Downloads in Three Months The Bitcoin Cash Network Has Successfully Hard Forked […]

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November 13, 2017 0

Bitcoin Gold’s Confusing Mainnet Launch Has a Rough Start

Bitcoin Gold's Confusing Mainnet Launch Has a Rough StartOn November 12, the Bitcoin Gold network went live at 4 pm EDT according to the team’s blog page and Slack channel. The controversial project currently has a full node client, but public mining didn’t start until private miners reached block height 499407. Also read: Swedish Pirate Rick Falkvinge Brings Humor and Profundity to Bitcoin Cash […]

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November 13, 2017 0

Bitcoin Gold Plans to Launch its Network on November 12

Bitcoin Gold Plans to Launch its Network on November 12The fork called “Bitcoin Gold” (BTG) has been quite the mystery since it announced its plans to fork the Bitcoin network and change the currency’s consensus algorithm. According to the team, the fork took place on October 25, and the network was supposed to start on November 1. However, BTG developers didn’t finish the project’s […]

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November 10, 2017 0

Bitcoin Cash Markets Remain Resilient As the Network’s Upgrade Approaches

Bitcoin Cash Markets Remain Resilient As the Network's Upgrade ApproachesIt’s been a crazy week for cryptocurrency enthusiasts as the digital asset ecosystem is still reeling over the canceled Segwit2x fork that was expected to take place on the Bitcoin network next week. Over the course of the past few weeks leading up to the planned 2MB Segwit2x hard fork, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) markets have […]

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November 9, 2017 0

Closing the Curtains On Segwit2x and the Following Aftermath

Closing the Curtains On Segwit2x and the Following AftermathIn less than eight days Bitcoin network market participants were ready for the planned Segwit2x fork, canceled yesterday. Now cryptocurrency proponents everywhere are expressing opinions about the Segwit2x plan in general, and the working group’s decision to give up on forking the protocol. Also Read: Openbazaar Sees a Variety of New Vendors After Privacy Enhancements Segwit2x: […]

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November 9, 2017 0

A Simple Guide to What Bitcoin Forks Are and Why They Happen

Right now people keep hearing about the pending fork scheduled for on or around November 16. Because software forks and blockchain splits can be a confusing subject, we want to explain just what a fork is and what it means for all the network participants involved.  Also read: Preparing for the Bitcoin Hard Forks: A Step-by-Step […]

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November 6, 2017 0