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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

Australian Senators Push to Make Bitcoin Official Currency

Two Australian senators have pushed for the Reserve Bank of Australia to embrace bitcoin and make it an official currency. Without it, the country risks its financial competitiveness and being left behind, they said. Also read: Hedge Funds Investing in Cryptocurrencies ‘Exploding’ – 62 in Pipeline Senators Call for Bitcoin to Be Official Currency Labor senator […]

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August 8, 2017 1

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

Bitcoin Mobile SIM Card Top-Ups Now Available in 136 Countries

Bitcoin remittance service Sobit has been launched to enable users to charge their prepaid mobile SIM cards using bitcoin. The service supports over 600 operators in 136 countries. Also read: Rollout of 260,000+ Bitcoin-Accepting Stores in Japan Begins About Sobit Sobit was jointly developed by Japan’s leading reward site operator Ceres Inc and the Tokyo-based bitcoin […]

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August 4, 2017 0

Several Exchanges Experienced Difficulties During Bitcoin Cash Distribution

Exchanges Experience Difficulties During Bitcoin Cash DistributionSeveral major cryptocurrency exchanges experienced a number of difficulties during the highly anticipated bitcoin cash distribution that took place yesterday. From 12:20 UTC onward, customers of Kraken and Bittrex experienced several interruptions to login functionality, whilst Bitfinex reported that traders had attempted to manipulate its bitcoin cash distribution coefficient. Also Read: Fork Watch: Japanese Exchanges Embracing […]

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August 2, 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

Hard Forking For Dummies: 2 Simple Rules to Access Your Bitcoin Cash

There are two cardinal rules bitcoin holders should follow to prepare for the bitcoin hard fork. These rules will help users protect their bitcoin and gain access to bitcoin cash after the fork resolves. Also read: Fork Watch: Korean Bitcoin Exchanges Divided on ‘Bitcoin Cash’ Bitcoin.com has had a lot of people inquire about how to […]

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July 30, 2017 0

What Every Bitcoiner Should Know About ‘Bitcoin Cash’

In a few days the notorious August 1st is approaching, and it’s likely this day will be remembered for a long time. This week Bitcoin.com discussed the possible scenario of a user activated hard fork called “Bitcoin Cash” as much of the community doesn’t realize this fork will likely still happen despite Segwit2x’s current progress. […]

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July 25, 2017 0

Following Money Through the Bitcoin Laundry Is Not So Easy

Just recently there was a small ransomware outburst called “Peyta” that attacked various computers around the world. The creators of Peyta didn’t make as much money as the Wannacry extortionists had made a few weeks earlier, as Petya only raked in around $8,000 worth of BTC. However, the money the hackers accumulated has moved and following […]

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July 18, 2017 0

How Hackers Stole $7 Million in Ether From Coindash ICO

CoindashCoindash is a blockchain company that helps investors manage investments and hedge those investments against other traders. This morning the startup’s token sale was hacked and 7 million dollars’ worth of ether were promptly stolen. The company left a warning on its token funding page advising investors to cease sending funds. Also read: Alphabay Phisher Makes $1 Million in

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July 18, 2017 0