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The Bitcoin Cash Community Prepares for ‘Change the Address Day’

Bitcoin Cash Community Prepares for 'Change the Address Day'The Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community, developers, and businesses that support the decentralized currency are preparing for “Change the Address Day” scheduled for January 14. At that time the BCH network and its participants will upgrade the protocol’s address format to one proposed by Bitcoin ABC developer Amaury Séchet. Also read: Korean Cryptocurrency Exchange Youbit to Close […]

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December 20, 2017 0

Bitcoin Fees Have Become Infeasible

Bitcoin Fees Have Become InfeasibleIn 2013, one bitcoin cost $20. In 2017, it costs $20 to send one bitcoin. With record highs, thriving adoption, and media attention, this should be a celebratory time for bitcoin believers. And yet it’s hard to shake the feeling that something isn’t quite right. How did we reach a point where the world’s bank […]

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December 18, 2017 0

Three Times as Much Bitcoin Cash Has Been Claimed as Bitcoin Gold

Three Times as Much Bitcoin Cash Has Been Claimed as Bitcoin GoldThe public’s appetite for forked coins seems to be diminishing. Data shows that around 6.6 million BCH has been claimed to date, compared to just 2.2 million BTG. There’s still time for more bitcoin gold to be claimed, but thus far most holders have been deterred from doing so. Reasons include BTG’s low value compared […]

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December 8, 2017 0

More Bitcoin Fork Clones on the Way: Bitcoin God Will Be Born Xmas Day

Symbolic Bitcoin Clones: Bitcoin God Will Be Born on Xmas DayIt seems forking bitcoin has become a new cryptocurrency obsession lately as a myriad of bitcoin clones are joining the economy. Now two more bitcoin fork ‘snapshots’ seem to be on the horizon, called “Bitcoin God” and “Bcash”. Also read: Bitcoin-Based Ethereum Smart Contract and Sidechain Rival RSK Launches Chandler Guo Wants to Give a Symbolic […]

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December 6, 2017 0

Gold Mining Company’s Shares Jump 1,300% After Switch to Bitcoin

Gold Mining Company's Shares Jump 1,300% After Switch to BitcoinWith the exponential growth in bitcoin’s price this year and ‘blockchain technology’ becoming the hottest buzzword in the business world it is not surprising that investors are betting on everything crypto-related. The allure of capitalizing on this attraction is so strong, now even regular mining operators are jumping in – and even succeeding in rebranding […]

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December 3, 2017 0

Bitcoin ABC Developers Announce Medium-Term Bitcoin Cash Roadmap

Bitcoin ABC Developers Announce Medium-Term Bitcoin Cash RoadmapThis week the Bitcoin ABC development team released its medium-term plans for the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) roadmap. Developers say the proposal represents goals for the next 6-12 months. See also: The Cryptocurrency Market Cap Trends Higher – Commanding $300Bn This Week Bitcoin ABC and Seven Development Teams Aim to Improve Bitcoin Cash Two weeks ago news.Bitcoin.com […]

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November 28, 2017 0

Bitstamp’s CEO Explains His Decision to List Bitcoin Cash

The oldest and largest cryptocurrency exchange in Europe, Bitstamp, plans to list Bitcoin Cash (BCH) trading pairs at the end of November or early December. Bitstamp revealed its decision to release BCH holdings and list the digital asset this past September due to “high levels of customer demand.” Also read: Internet Archive Adds Bitcoin Cash and […]

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November 21, 2017 0

Hundreds of Bitcoin Cash Are Stuck in Segwit Addresses – But There Might Be a Way to Get Them Back

Hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of BCH is languishing in segwit addresses. The funds were mistakenly sent there by users who have no easy way of differentiating segwit and non-segwit addresses. Retrieving the funds is difficult, but not entirely impossible, as p2sh.info’s Antoine Le Calvez has revealed. He’s discovered what’s believed to be the […]

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November 20, 2017 0

Are 2017’s Network Attacks ”Real” or Are Bitcoiners Growing Paranoid?

Over the past year or so there’s been a lot of discussion concerning ‘attacks’ on the Bitcoin network. Across forums and social media, the subjective valuations from bitcoin proponents of what an ‘attack’ on the network really is has become an extremely contentious topic. Also read: Japanese City Attracts Cryptocurrency Miners with Abundant Renewable Energy The […]

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November 14, 2017 0

Bitcoin Cash Network Completes a Successful Hard Fork

Bitcoin Cash Network Completes a Successful Hard ForkAt approximately 4 pm EDT at block height 504031, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network successfully hard forked. The fork is a change to the decentralized currency’s consensus rules and aims to upgrade the network’s Difficulty Adjustment Algorithm (DAA). Also read: Bitcoin.com Wallet Celebrates 500,000 Downloads in Three Months The Bitcoin Cash Network Has Successfully Hard Forked […]

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November 13, 2017 0