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Most Cryptocurrencies Are More Centralized Than You Think

Most Cryptocurrencies Are More Centralized Than You ThinkThe whole point of cryptocurrencies is that they’re decentralized. Peer-to-peer cash; trustless exchange; bypassing intermediaries. So why are numerous cryptocurrencies structured more like central banks? From adjusting wallet balances to controlling nodes, many crypto projects behave just like the financial institutions they were meant to replace. Throw in the cult of a strong leader, and […]

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January 26, 2018 0

As Blockchains Grow Bigger, Full Node Counts Increase

As Blockchains Grow Bigger, Full Node Counts IncreaseBack in 2016, the number of full nodes within the Bitcoin core network was dropping. At the time, Bitcoin enthusiasts thought the amount of nodes would continue to decline and the metric was used heavily in the scaling debate. However, in contrast to many people’s predictions, the count of full node BTC implementations has been […]

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January 23, 2018 0

Blockchain Rolls Out Trading Feature for 22 States in the U.S.

Blockchain Rolls Out Trading Feature for 22 States in the U.S.This week the UK-based company Blockchain has announced it has begun to roll out buying and selling features for U.S. residents. Starting now Blockchain Wallet users from 22 states can sell units of bitcoin core from within the wallets interface and other digital assets like bitcoin cash and ethereum will soon follow. Also read: Markets Update: […]

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January 21, 2018 0

New US $65 Million Bitcoin Mining Facility is Among Largest Data Centers in North America

New US $65 Million Bitcoin Mining Facility is Among Largest Data Centers in North AmericaVirginia Beach, Virginia isn’t exactly known as a hotbed of bitcoin mining activity, but that appears to be changing, and soon. A local company has sunk 65 million USD into a giant facility, as the resort town attempts to become a hub for data centers. Also read: Have Lunch with Bitcoin Jesus in Paradise 65 Million […]

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January 18, 2018 0

Bitcoin Cash Miners Process Big Blocks Past 24h – Volume Approaches Litecoin

Bitcoin Cash Miners Process Big Blocks Past 24h - Volume Approaches LitecoinAbout 24-hours ago bitcoin cash (BCH) miners were processing a ton of large blocks between 2-8MB in size. Fees have remained considerably low, and the bitcoin cash daily transaction volume is nearing the same amount of transactions as the litecoin network. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies Bitcoin Cash Miners […]

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January 14, 2018 0

Six Months Later Bitcoin Cash Support Continues to Grow

Six Months Later Bitcoin Cash Support Continues to GrowOver the past few weeks, there’s a lot going on within the bitcoin cash (BCH) ecosystem. Just recently businesses and service providers have been working towards changing their infrastructure to the new BCH address format. Additionally, the bitcoin cash environment got more support from organizations like the Bitclub Network and the merchant Kimchi Socks. Also […]

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January 14, 2018 0

New Code Release Means Bitcoin Cash Addresses Are Just Around the Corner

New Code Release Means Bitcoin Cash Addresses Are Just Around the CornerThe bitcoin cash community moved one step closer to having their own address format today with the release of Bitcoin ABC 0.16.2. The full node implementation of BCH includes a switch to a proprietary address format to distinguish it from bitcoin core. It is hoped that this will eliminate issues of BCH being sent to […]

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January 3, 2018 0

After Ripple’s Rise BTC Dominance Falls Below 40%

After Ripple’s Rise BTC Dominance Falls Below 40%Despite being one of the most amazing periods of sustained gains for bitcoin, 2017 ends with the first cryptocurrency losing market share to altcoins. After falling as low as 37.9% in the last two days of 2017, the market dominance of bitcoin now stands at just 38.2% as of this writing on the first day […]

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January 1, 2018 0

Data Over Drama: Bitcoin Cash Versus Bitcoin Core Transactions

Data Over Drama: Bitcoin Cash Versus Bitcoin Core TransactionsOver the past few weeks, people have been complaining about high transaction fees and slow confirmation times on the bitcoin core network. Since then other coins like bitcoin cash, dash, and litecoin have seen price spikes and more people utilizing these blockchains for lesser fees and more reliable settlement times. Also Read: Wikileaks Founder Responds to […]

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December 23, 2017 0

Investors Call Foul Play as Coinbase Parries Insider Trading Accusations

Investors Call Foul Play as Coinbase Parries Insider Trading AccusationsThe operation had been underway for weeks. Had all gone to plan, Coinbase and Gdax customers would have awoken on Wednesday morning to discover that bitcoin cash trading had finally been added. Traders would relish the liquidity this new market would bring, the exchanges would scoop up more fees, and bitcoin core maximalists would soon […]

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December 20, 2017 0