Author: Jamie Redman

A New Bitcoin World

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

Segwit2x Working Group Announces Hard Fork Roadmap

Segregated Witness has locked-in and the Segwit2x working group has announced its roadmap for the next three months. The team of developers have detailed they are going forward with the 2MB block size increase that miners and businesses agreed upon at the New York Agreement. Also read: Gold Bug Peter Schiff Says ‘Cryptocurrency Market Signals […]

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August 10, 2017 0

Segwit2x and the Tale of Three Bitcoins

As the entire community has been laser-focused on the recent hard fork and Bitcoin network split, many people have forgotten about the Segwit2x plan. Miners who participated in the ‘New York Agreement’ (NYA) have kept their promise and Segregated Witness will lock-in on the network in roughly two weeks. Also read: Gwyneth Paltrow Joins Bitcoin Wallet […]

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August 5, 2017 0

Fork Watch: Block 478558 Initiates ‘Bitcoin Cash’ Split – First Blocks Now Mined

The start of the Bitcoin ABC (Bitcoin Cash) chain split has begun as the divide was initiated on August 1 at 12:37 p.m. UTC at block height 478558. UPDATE (18:45 GMT): Two blocks have been mined on the new Bitcoin Cash blockchain. Also read: Indian Bitcoin Hotspot Bangalore Sees 50+ Merchants Added This Month Bitcoin Cash […]

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August 1, 2017 0