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Bitcoin Market Capitalization Approaches $100 Billion USD

The total market capitalization of bitcoin is approaching $100 billion USD, currently sitting at approximately $94 billion USD. The current market capitalization is comparable to that of numerous top 100 global companies. Also Read: Markets Update: Bitcoin’s Price Peaks Past $5800 Across Global Exchanges Bitcoin’s Market Capitalization Has Begun to Test the $100 Billion USD Area […]

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October 15, 2017 0

JP Morgan Boss Can’t Stop Talking About Bitcoin — Calls Investors “Stupid”

JP Morgan Boss Can't Stop Talking About Bitcoin Calls Investors "Stupid"The Wall Street tycoon and JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon is once again talking about bitcoin investors in a derogatory fashion. On October 12, Dimon told CNBC that he was done talking about bitcoin and that it was basically irrelevant to him. However, Dimon won’t shut up about bitcoin as the bank executive called bitcoin […]

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October 14, 2017 0

Minimalist Family Sells Everything for Bitcoin Hoping It Pays Off

Some people are very passionate about bitcoin, and then some people are really big believers in the cryptocurrency revolution. One such person is 39-year-old, Didi Taihuttu, a Netherlands native that’s been selling everything he owns including his home and valuable belongings for bitcoin. Also read: Markets Update: The Bitcoin Price Rocket Blasts Off Again This Family […]

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October 10, 2017 0

A Closer Look at the Suspicious Activity Involved With the Bitcoin Gold Fork

A Closer Look at the Suspicious Activity Involved With the Bitcoin Gold ForkJust recently news.Bitcoin.com reported on a planned hard fork on the Bitcoin network slated for October 25 called Bitcoin Gold (BTG). There’s a lot of controversy surrounding this fork as the BTG team is very unorganized and the project is also tied to those perpetuating the NO2x movement. Also read: Another Fork? Bitcoin Gold Project Plans […]

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September 30, 2017 0

Bitcoin Software Wars: The Case Against Replay Attack Protection

The month of September is wrapping up, and the planned November Segwit2x (BTC1) hard fork is steadily approaching. According to the BTC1 roadmap, a block between 1MB and 2MB in size will be generated by miners raising the block size limit at block height 494,784. Over the past few months, Core developers and supporters have […]

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September 25, 2017 0

After the Boss Calls Bitcoin a ‘Fraud’ — JP Morgan Buys the Dip

notesJust recently news.Bitcoin.com reported on JP Morgan executive Jamie Dimon calling bitcoin a “fraud” and claiming he would fire any employee from his firm who traded the digital currency for being “stupid.” Now it seems JP Morgan has been caught red-handed purchasing a bunch of XBT shares, otherwise known as exchange-traded-notes, that track the price […]

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September 16, 2017 2

Lead Developer Amaury Séchet Discusses the Future of Bitcoin Cash

Developer Amaury Séchet Discusses the Future of Bitcoin CashThis week the lead developer of Bitcoin ABC, Amaury Séchet, engaged in a Reddit Ask-Me-Anything (AMA) discussion about the future of Bitcoin Cash (BCH), and the protocol’s future scaling. Also Read: Tel Aviv Gets a New BTM and Bitcoin Museum in the Historical Bauhaus Center An AMA With Amaury Séchet – Lead Developer of Bitcoin ABC This summer […]

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September 11, 2017 0

Bitcoin Cash Network Turns One Month Old and Continues to Move Forward

The bitcoin fork on August 1, which produced the cryptocurrency and network Bitcoin Cash (BCH), turns one month old today Friday. The digital currency’s market value is lower than last week and the network’s hashrate has dropped considerably, as it is currently more profitable to mine the legacy chain. Also Read: Now Bitcore Nodes Can Switch […]

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September 1, 2017 0

Bitcoin Cash Becomes the Longest Chain As Miners Toggle Between Profits

The Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network is almost a month old and seemingly growing stronger as the days continue. As of August 22, the BCH chain is longer than BTC’s blockchain by 959 blocks, while also capturing the most hashrate that day for a short period of time. Also read: SEC Suspends Trading of Bitcoin Firm’s Shares […]

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August 25, 2017 0

Bitcoin Cash Mining Difficulty Drops Significantly – Speeding Up The Chain

On Sunday, August 20, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network dropped its mining difficulty another notch down to 7 percent of BTC’s difficulty, on block 479808. Since then another mining pool has joined in on processing blocks on the BCH chain as the mining pool BTC.com has found its first block on the network. Also read: World’s […]

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August 20, 2017 0