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Tired of Bank Bailouts and Hyperinflation? Bitcoin Offers Something Different

Tired of Bank Bailouts and Hyperinflation? Bitcoin Offers Something DifferentPeople often wonder why a cryptocurrency with a limited supply like bitcoin has been gaining traction over the years. Since the 2008 financial crisis, the world’s central banks have printed around $12-30 trillion worth of promissory notes, and more than $10 trillion in negative-yielding global bonds. However instead of the newly printed money helping global […]

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September 11, 2018 0

Blockchain, Reloaded: How the New “Matrix” Appeared

blockchainThe following opinion piece on blockchain technology was written by Alexander Borodich, CEO Universa.io, futurologist, and Forbes contributor Just like any other phenomenon that happened to be in the public eye or the subject of hype, the blockchain has been fleshed out with legends and interpretations and they are often far separated from reality. Many […]

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September 7, 2018 0

How to Monitor the BCH Stress Test and Get Involved

How to Monitor the BCH Stress Test and Get InvolvedIt’s getting close to the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network stress test and many BCH proponents are preparing for the occasion. BCH supporters hope to send out millions of transactions on September 1 in order to see how well miners can process all of the transactions in the mempool. Today we are going to explain a few […]

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August 30, 2018 0

Want to Develop Bitcoin Cash Apps? Bitcoin.com Has You Covered

Want to Develop Bitcoin Cash Apps? Bitcoin.com Has You CoveredThis week Bitcoin.com is thrilled to announce a new platform called Developer.bitcoin.com. The web portal is dedicated to Bitcoin Cash (BCH) software developers and provides them with a wide variety of tools that can supercharge their workflow. We want the Bitcoin Cash network to change the world for the better and Bitcoin.com’s suite of developer […]

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July 13, 2018 0

Here Are Some More Things That Really Don’t Need Blockchain

Here Are Some More Things That Really Don’t Need BlockchainEvery week, the news.Bitcoin.com inbox, and that of every other crypto newsdesk, fills up with press releases festooned with gratuitous use of the word ‘blockchain’. We’re not against blockchain technology – all of our favorite cryptocurrencies are reliant on it – but we’re vehemently against things being given blockchain that have no right to that […]

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June 25, 2018 0

Blockchain Games Have Got a Long Way to Go

Blockchain Games Have Got a Long Way to GoNo one said making blockchain games would be easy. But when Crypto Kitties went viral in December, briefly crippling the Ethereum blockchain in the process, it was believed to have cracked it. The $12 million in seed funding that the project secured, three months later, was seen as validation of this. But as the subsequent […]

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June 10, 2018 0

Bitcoin Gold Hacked for $18 Million

Bitcoin Gold Hacked for $18 MillionIt appears Bitcoin Gold (BTG) has been double spend attacked over and over again, totalling something in the neighborhood of $18 million at current prices. BTG forums seem to have been tracking the hack, going as far back as last week, monitoring the controversial coin’s hashrate, ultimately determining a 51% attack was under way. Also […]

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May 24, 2018 0

Bitcoin Cash Upgrade Milestone Complete: 32MB and New Features

Bitcoin Cash Upgrade Milestone Complete: 32MB and New FeaturesThe Bitcoin Cash network has officially upgraded the blockchain protocol at approximately 1:54 EDT by extending the current block size fourfold from 8MB to 32MB. The consensus change is one of the largest block size increases in blockchain history, and the upgrade also adds the great knowledge of understanding Satoshi’s OP_Codes – which could add the […]

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May 15, 2018 0

A Brief History of Hidden Messages in the Bitcoin Blockchain

A Brief History of Hidden Messages in the Bitcoin BlockchainPeople have been hiding messages in the bitcoin blockchain ever since the genesis block was mined. While most aren’t as famous as Satoshi’s Times headline of January 3 2009, each one will live for as long as bitcoin does, testaments to mankind’s obsession with steganography, spam, and unorthodox marriage proposals. Also read: No, There Isn’t […]

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May 10, 2018 1

Five Reasons Why Bitcoin Cash is About to Win Big

Five Reasons Why Bitcoin Cash is About to Win BigCryptocurrency markets have started to rebound in value as the spring begins in 2018, but one particular cryptocurrency — bitcoin cash — has been on a relentless upswing as the network approaches another hard fork this May. This year traders and bitcoin cash (BCH) proponents believe the decentralized digital currency and the BCH network has […]

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April 22, 2018 0