Author: Jamie Redman

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Preparing for the Looming Bitcoin Cash Fork

Preparing for the Impending Bitcoin Cash ForkOn Nov. 15, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network faces a contentious fork and many BCH users have been wondering what to do with their funds before the consensus changes. In order to address some questions concerning the upcoming fork, news.Bitcoin.com has outlined some of the options available for BCH proponents. Also read: A Look at […]

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November 14, 2018 0

Bitcoin Cash Miners Break Records Processing Multiple 32 MB Blocks

Bitcoin Cash Miners Break Records Processing Multiple 32 MB BlocksOn Saturday, Nov. 10, the operation BMG mining pool mined multiple 32 MB blocks on the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network. The first block at height 556034 was the biggest block ever mined on the BCH chain and the process confirmed over 166,000 transactions. A couple of hours later, BMG pool mined 4 more 32 MB […]

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November 10, 2018 0

Minecraft-Like Platform Craft.cash Brings a 3D World to Bitcoin Cash

Minecraft-Like Platform Craft.cash Brings a 3D World to Bitcoin CashOn Nov. 8, a new application was introduced to the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community called Craft.cash, a BCH-powered onchain platform that’s similar to the popular block building game Minecraft. According to the development team called Blockparty, the Craft.cash game allows anyone to encode colorful voxel data into the three-dimensional world using op-return outputs stemming from […]

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November 8, 2018 0

Bitcoin Cash Fork Watch: BCH Infrastructure Providers Reveal Contingency Plans

Bitcoin Cash Fork Watch: BCH Infrastructure Providers Reveal Contingency PlansThere’s only 10 days left until the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network hard fork scheduled for Nov. 15. At the moment the upgrade has two competing BCH clients with different ruleset changes, so the upcoming fork could cause a chain split. Because of the contention over certain upgrade proposals, a slew of exchanges and wallet providers […]

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November 5, 2018 0

This Chicken Coop Feeder Is Powered by Bitcoin Cash Payments in Real Time

This Chicken Coop Feeder Is Powered by Bitcoin Cash Payments in Real TimeOn Oct. 25, an individual posted a live stream on the Twitch Interactive video platform to show the world how Bitcoin Cash (BCH) proponents can instantly feed his chickens online using zero-confirmation transactions. Since the stream kicked off, people have processed over $300 worth of BCH transactions to feed the fowl.  Also read: Miners Have Begun Using […]

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November 5, 2018 0

Miners Have Begun Using Asicboost on the Bitcoin Cash Network

On Oct. 22, Bitmain released new firmware for the company’s Antminer mining rigs that enables the use of an optimization known as (overt) version-rolling Asicboost. Since then, Bitcoin Cash mining pools have been using the protocol and 63 Asicboost blocks were mined last week on the network. Also read: Developers Launch BDIP: A Bitcoin Cash Proposal […]

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November 5, 2018 0

New Bitcoin Cash Stress Test Sees 700,000 Transactions in One Day

New Bitcoin Cash Stress Test Sees 700,000 Transactions in One DayOn Thursday, Nov. 1, a group of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) proponents who call themselves the Professional Stress Test Team, performed a network stress test on the BCH chain. During the course of the day, the BCH network saw over 733,000 transactions and a 14MB block that cleared 73,000 transactions in one fell swoop. Also read: Anypay […]

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November 2, 2018 0

Anypay Provides Bitcoin Cash Invoices That Can Be Paid by Sending a Text Message

Anypay Provides Bitcoin Cash Invoices That Can Be Paid by Sending a TextOn Oct. 29, a Bitcoin Cash proponent used the Cointext wallet to purchase a croissant by text message at La Maison Navarre, a bakery in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. The shop uses the free Anypay point-of-sale application, which connects to the Cointext system to allow people to make purchases by SMS. Also read: Ukraine Plans to Fully […]

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November 1, 2018 0

Ten Years Ago Today, the Whitepaper Changed the Way We Look at Money

Ten Years Ago The White Paper Changed the Way We Look at MoneyOn Oct. 31, 2008, at 2:10 p.m. EDT, the creator of the Bitcoin network, Satoshi Nakamoto, announced the publication of the protocol’s whitepaper using a Vistomail email address. It’s now been 10 years to the day since Satoshi’s idea was first revealed to the world — an idea that unleashed the first pure peer-to-peer version of […]

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October 31, 2018 0

Sony Develops ‘Contactless’ Hardware Wallet for Digital Assets

Sony Develops 'Contactless' Hardware Wallet for Digital AssetsSony has announced the development of a new type of cryptocurrency hardware wallet that uses its IC card technology. The Japanese conglomerate also said that it firmly believes in the potential for the commercialization and widespread adoption of blockchain technology. Also read: Blockchain Launches Hardware Wallet Secure Digital Assets Tokyo-based Sony, a household name for decades, […]

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October 26, 2018 0