Author: Jamie Redman

A New Bitcoin World

Now Bitcore Nodes Can Switch to Any Bitcoin Implementation — Even Forks

The company Bitpay has been busy lately dealing with the recent blockchain split, the possible upcoming fork, and dealing with the drama over using Segwit2x software. Now the firm has released a preview of its Bitcore version 5.0 protocol which enables any user to run a bitcoin application using any implementation of the Bitcoin protocol. […]

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August 30, 2017 0

Over $50K in Cryptocurrency Donations Will Help Texas Hurricane Victims

Over the past couple of days, the state of Texas was hit by a ferocious hurricane, devastating the region with severe flooding and forcing 30,000 residents towards evacuation shelters. The impact of the storm destroyed a lot of Texan infrastructure and people all over the country are working together to help the region’s residents. Now […]

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August 28, 2017 0

Bitcoin Cash Becomes the Longest Chain As Miners Toggle Between Profits

The Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network is almost a month old and seemingly growing stronger as the days continue. As of August 22, the BCH chain is longer than BTC’s blockchain by 959 blocks, while also capturing the most hashrate that day for a short period of time. Also read: SEC Suspends Trading of Bitcoin Firm’s Shares […]

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August 25, 2017 0

Segregated Witness Has Officially Activated on the Bitcoin Network

On August 23 at approximately 10:00 pm EDT on block 481822 Segregated Witness finally activated and is now live on the Bitcoin network. Also read: A Look at Two Alternative Bitcoin Hardware Wallets on the Market Segwit Is Now Live on the Bitcoin Network Segregated Witness (Segwit) was an idea that was introduced by the software […]

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August 24, 2017 0

Bitcoin Software Wars: The Battle Between Nodes, Hashpower and Developers

While many bitcoiners have been focused on the competition between Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH), another significant battle is taking place. Many grueling arguments between bitcoin Core developers and their supporters, Segwit2x (Btc1) developers and proponents of the New York Agreement continue to fuel tension throughout the entire cryptocurrency community. Also read: Gibraltar Gets First […]

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August 22, 2017 0

Part Deux! Onecoin Buyer Beware: The Definitive Ponzi Exposé

It’s been a year since news.Bitcoin.com interviewed Timothy “Tim Tayshun” Curry, who shared his explosive investigation and research into the Onecoin scheme with our readers at news.Bitcoin.com. Due to the nature of the evidence presented, the article went viral with over 50,000 views throughout the first week and is one of the most viewed articles in […]

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August 21, 2017 0

Bitcoin Cash Mining Difficulty Drops Significantly – Speeding Up The Chain

On Sunday, August 20, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network dropped its mining difficulty another notch down to 7 percent of BTC’s difficulty, on block 479808. Since then another mining pool has joined in on processing blocks on the BCH chain as the mining pool BTC.com has found its first block on the network. Also read: World’s […]

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August 20, 2017 0

Bitcoin Cash Flips Mining Profitability

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) markets have been extremely bullish over the past two days after hovering in the $300 range for a solid week. Currently, one BCH is averaging $550 per token, and the market has pushed Ripple out of the way by taking the third highest market capitalization position. Also read: Venezuelan Bitcoin Mining Continues […]

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August 18, 2017 0

Bitcoin Cash Thrives During Its First Two Weeks of Life

It’s been two weeks since the hard fork on August 1, which formed a new network called Bitcoin Cash (BCH). As the days continue, BCH has garnered more support over the last two weeks from cryptocurrency-based businesses, exchanges and wallet providers. Also Read: Panel Recommends Indian Government Take Immediate Steps to Stop Bitcoin Use Bitgo Wallet […]

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August 14, 2017 0

Game of Thrones Hackers Demand $7.5M in Bitcoin From HBO – or Spoiler Alert Galore

Just recently a group of hackers made off with 1.5TB of data from servers owned by the cable television network HBO. The thieves managed to leak a few unaired episodes of the network’s original shows and a Game of Thrones script from this Sunday’s new episode. According to reports, the hackers want a total of […]

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August 12, 2017 0