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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

Bitcoin Cash Surges as Businesses Abandon Legacy BTC

Bitcoin Cash Markets Surge As the Pending Hard Fork ApproachesBitcoin cash is enjoying a new lease of life as major figures throw their weight behind the chain. In the wake of the abortive Segwit split, neither bitcoin nor B2x has prospered, with the latter failing to materialize and the former dropping below $6,800 for the first time in 10 days. BCH, meanwhile, hit $866 […]

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November 10, 2017 0

Bitcoin Cash Markets Remain Resilient As the Network’s Upgrade Approaches

Bitcoin Cash Markets Remain Resilient As the Network's Upgrade ApproachesIt’s been a crazy week for cryptocurrency enthusiasts as the digital asset ecosystem is still reeling over the canceled Segwit2x fork that was expected to take place on the Bitcoin network next week. Over the course of the past few weeks leading up to the planned 2MB Segwit2x hard fork, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) markets have […]

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November 9, 2017 0

With Segwit2X Called Off, Crypto Developers Get Back to Work

With Segwit2X Called Off, Crypto Developers Get Back to WorkOver the past few weeks, a fog of uncertainty over bitcoin’s direction has forced a number of crypto projects to grind to a halt. Everything from blockchain development to token generation events has been on ice while the machinations surrounding the Segwit2X hard fork played out. Following yesterday’s news that the proposal had been abandoned, […]

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November 9, 2017 0

Closing the Curtains On Segwit2x and the Following Aftermath

Closing the Curtains On Segwit2x and the Following AftermathIn less than eight days Bitcoin network market participants were ready for the planned Segwit2x fork, canceled yesterday. Now cryptocurrency proponents everywhere are expressing opinions about the Segwit2x plan in general, and the working group’s decision to give up on forking the protocol. Also Read: Openbazaar Sees a Variety of New Vendors After Privacy Enhancements Segwit2x: […]

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November 9, 2017 0

A Simple Guide to What Bitcoin Forks Are and Why They Happen

Right now people keep hearing about the pending fork scheduled for on or around November 16. Because software forks and blockchain splits can be a confusing subject, we want to explain just what a fork is and what it means for all the network participants involved.  Also read: Preparing for the Bitcoin Hard Forks: A Step-by-Step […]

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November 6, 2017 0

Bitcoin Cash Community Preps Hard Fork Slated for November 13

Over the past few weeks, the discussion regarding fixing the Difficulty Adjustment Algorithm for the Bitcoin Cash network has been a very hot topic. Now according to sources, the protocol’s developers are in the midst of planning a hard fork slated for November 13, 2017. Also Read: Satoshi Nakamoto Should Be on Forbes’ Rich List Several […]

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October 22, 2017 0

Preparing for the Bitcoin Hard Forks: A Step-by-Step Walkthrough

Preparing for the Bitcoin Hard Forks: A Step-by-Step WalkthroughAt the moment there are two forks planned for the Bitcoin network, and cryptocurrency proponents are curious about taking the best preparations. One fork is called Bitcoin Gold which is scheduled for October 25, while the other hard fork Segwit2x (BTC1) will take place roughly around mid-November or block height 494784. Also read: Putin Tells […]

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