Author: Jamie Redman

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Another Fork? Bitcoin Gold Project Plans to Fork Bitcoin Next Month

After the hard fork on August 1 that produced Bitcoin Cash, many bitcoiners have been waiting for the possibility of a fork taking place this November with the Segwit2x plan. However, a lot of bitcoin proponents don’t know about another fork called “Bitcoin Gold” (BTG) that’s scheduled to take place on October 25th. Also read: Japan’s […]

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September 28, 2017 0

Bitcoin Software Wars: The Case Against Replay Attack Protection

The month of September is wrapping up, and the planned November Segwit2x (BTC1) hard fork is steadily approaching. According to the BTC1 roadmap, a block between 1MB and 2MB in size will be generated by miners raising the block size limit at block height 494,784. Over the past few months, Core developers and supporters have […]

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September 25, 2017 0

Bitso Exchange Raises Cryptocurrencies for Mexican Earthquake Victims

The Mexican bitcoin exchange Bitso has announced they are soliciting donations for victims of the 7.1 magnitude earthquake that took place on September 19. The trading platform was previously raising funds for the devastating quake that took place on September 7. Also read: Bitcoin Software Wars: Discussions Heat Up as November Hard Fork Approaches The Mexican […]

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September 21, 2017 0

September’s Bitcoin Market Madness: When Panic Selling and FOMO Ensues

On September 15, after a couple of Chinese cryptocurrency exchanges announced they were closing, bitcoin’s price dropped to a low of $2,970. Following this dip, BTC trade volumes began to surge as the price per bitcoin rose over $600 in less than an hour and during the course of the afternoon bounced back to a high […]

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September 18, 2017 0

The Bitcoin Cash Network Continues to Grow With an Ambitious Roadmap

It’s been over forty-eight days since the hard fork, and the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network is alive and well. Also Read: Bitcoin Exchange BTCC to Halt Trading as Regulatory Storm Brews in China Five Different Development Teams Are Working With the Bitcoin Cash Project As the blockchain’s days continue, BCH developers have been revealing the upcoming […]

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September 18, 2017 0

After the Boss Calls Bitcoin a ‘Fraud’ — JP Morgan Buys the Dip

notesJust recently news.Bitcoin.com reported on JP Morgan executive Jamie Dimon calling bitcoin a “fraud” and claiming he would fire any employee from his firm who traded the digital currency for being “stupid.” Now it seems JP Morgan has been caught red-handed purchasing a bunch of XBT shares, otherwise known as exchange-traded-notes, that track the price […]

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September 16, 2017 2

Bitcoin Proponents Respond to JP Morgan Executive’s Statements

Bitcoin Proponents Respond to JP Morgan Executive's StatementsBitcoin proponents got fired up last week when JP Morgan executive Jamie Dimon called bitcoin a “fraud” and told the CNBC news outlet that cryptocurrency markets would end badly. Following Dimon’s opinions, many crypto-enthusiasts responded to the banker’s recent statements. Also read: GMO to Invest 10 Billion Yen in Its Own 7nm, 5nm and 3.5nm Dedicated Bitcoin […]

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September 15, 2017 0

Chinese Bitcoin Exchanges Face Stricter Regulation and Licensure

Chinese Bitcoin Exchanges May Face Stricter Regulation and LicensureChinese Bitcoin Exchanges May Face Stricter Regulation and LicensureOver the past week, bitcoiners everywhere have been focused on the speculative news of China ‘banning’ bitcoin and wondering if the stories were true. According to recent reports from local media and the country’s National Internet Finance Association (NIFA), bitcoin is not ‘illegal,’ but exchanges may face tighter regulatory supervision and might have to cease […]

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September 13, 2017 3

Lead Developer Amaury Séchet Discusses the Future of Bitcoin Cash

Developer Amaury Séchet Discusses the Future of Bitcoin CashThis week the lead developer of Bitcoin ABC, Amaury Séchet, engaged in a Reddit Ask-Me-Anything (AMA) discussion about the future of Bitcoin Cash (BCH), and the protocol’s future scaling. Also Read: Tel Aviv Gets a New BTM and Bitcoin Museum in the Historical Bauhaus Center An AMA With Amaury Séchet – Lead Developer of Bitcoin ABC This summer […]

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September 11, 2017 0

7nm ASICs Will Bring Bitcoin Mining to a Whole New Level

7nm ASICs Will Bring Bitcoin Mining to a Whole New LevelThis week news.Bitcoin.com reported on the Japanese corporation GMO Group announcing plans to start a bitcoin mining operation using 7 nanometer (nm) semiconductor chips. Many bitcoiners are curious about this news as 7nm chips are not commercially produced at the moment. However, many people still understand the introduction of more advanced ASIC processors will be […]

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September 11, 2017 0