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Hash Wars: BCH Community Evaluates Six Days of Battle

Hash Wars: BCH Community Evaluates Six Days of BattleThe Bitcoin Cash (BCH) blockchain split on Nov. 15 and the community are still discussing the subject at great length. Since the chain splintered into two separate networks, additional trading platforms like Coinbase and Bitstamp have re-established BCH markets by choosing to list the ABC chain with the exchange ticker “BCH.” Also Read: Indian Government Expects […]

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November 22, 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

Order Speed Analysis Reveals the Fastest Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Order Speed Analysis Reveals the Fastest Cryptocurrency ExchangesWhen you’re trading digital assets, speed matters — particularly so if you’re engaged in high-frequency trading, when every millisecond counts. Executing orders a fraction of a second ahead of the market can mean the difference between profit and loss. New data reveals which cryptocurrency exchanges are the fastest — and which are struggling to keep […]

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October 18, 2018 0

54% of Cryptocurrency Exchanges Have Security Holes

Traders hope and expect the exchange they’re trading on takes security seriously. But while all crypto platforms pay lip service to good cybersecurity practices, many fail at even the most basic measures such as enforcing strong passwords. New research has found 54% of all cryptocurrency exchanges have poor security in at least one area, leaving […]

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October 2, 2018 0

Coinbase Opens Its Doors to an Array of Altcoins

Coinbase Opens Its Doors to an Avalanche of AltcoinsCoinbase, a traditionally timid exchange when it comes to listing cryptocurrencies, has dramatically changed its stance. The California-headquartered firm has now opened its doors to applications from altcoins. Assets deemed suitably robust and eligible for its listing criteria are likely to feature on Coinbase in the near future. Also read: Coinbase Custody is Eyeing Some Odd […]

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September 26, 2018 0

An In-Depth Conversation With Coinbase Engineer Josh Ellithorpe

An In Depth Conversation With Coinbase Engineer Josh EllithorpeThere’s been a lot going on within the crypto-ecosystem and this week news.Bitcoin.com chatted with Josh Ellithorpe, Senior Software Engineer at Coinbase. Ellithorpe explains to our readers how he got into bitcoin and about when he eventually joined the San Francisco-based cryptocurrency firm about a year and a half ago. The software developer is also […]

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August 25, 2018 0

Trump vs Erdoğan: Bitcoin Is the Answer to Turkey’s Financial Chaos

Trump, Erdoğan Battle: Turkey in Financial Chaos, Bitcoin’s AnswerLatest reporting out of Washington appear to signal no deal struck between the Trump administration and the government of Turkey under President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, potentially deepening an already fragile financial situation. Turkey’s lira has crashed double digits in recent months, and further as tensions between the two countries, over an American pastor’s jailing, continue […]

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August 21, 2018 0

Centralized Ripple Is Probably a Security Token

Centralized Ripple Is Probably a Security TokenA primary attraction of decentralized cryptocurrencies is that they’re censorship-resistant. The more centralized a coin is, the easier it is for its supply to be controlled. But there’s another problem with overly-centralized cryptocurrencies such as ripple: they risk being classified as a security, which brings all kinds of problems. Also read: Emin Gün Sirer Discusses Cryptocurrency […]

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April 6, 2018 0

The Race Between Segwit and Bitcoin Cash Is Heating Up

The Race Between Segwit and Bitcoin Cash Is Heating UpThe introduction of Segwit and the launch of bitcoin cash (BCH) were two attempts at solving the bitcoin’s scaling problem. Both movements took a different approach, with Segwit seeking to reduce transaction size and BCH seeking to increase the block size. A new report compares the transaction volume on each chain, BTC (Segwit) and BCH, […]

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March 24, 2018 0

Coinbase Reveals Partnership With Barclays Bank

Coinbase Reveals Partnership With Barclays BankCoinbase has revealed that it has obtained a bank account with major U.K-based multinational financial services company, Barclays. The partnership comprises the first agreement reached between a leading U.K bank and a cryptocurrency exchange. Also Read: Secretive High-Tech Wall Street Trading Firm is Now Trading Bitcoin Coinbase Opens Account With Barclays The opening of an account […]

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March 19, 2018 0