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Bitcoin Crashes! Bitcoin’s Dead! Bitcoin’s Over! Or Is It? A Brief History of Deaths

Bitcoin Crashes! Bitcoin’s Dead! Bitcoin’s Over! A Brief HistoryThe price of bitcoin (BTC) has dropped more than 25 percent in four days, and it looks headed for even worse territory as of this writing. Veterans have braced for its eventuality. However, there are many newly onboarded, and they’re only used to the world’s most popular cryptocurrency dipping slightly in an effort to rise […]

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December 22, 2017 0

Bitcoin Gold’s Confusing Mainnet Launch Has a Rough Start

Bitcoin Gold's Confusing Mainnet Launch Has a Rough StartOn November 12, the Bitcoin Gold network went live at 4 pm EDT according to the team’s blog page and Slack channel. The controversial project currently has a full node client, but public mining didn’t start until private miners reached block height 499407. Also read: Swedish Pirate Rick Falkvinge Brings Humor and Profundity to Bitcoin Cash […]

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November 13, 2017 0

CEX.io and Unocoin Announce Fork Arrangements

This week two more exchanges revealed their plans for the upcoming Segwit2x fork this November. The London-based exchange CEX.io explains that whether the company supports the split or not customers will receive split tokens if the fork takes place. Further, the Indian exchange Unocoin has revealed it will be supporting the chain with the most […]

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October 19, 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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October 16, 2017 1

SEC Chairman Believes ICO Investors Do Not Understand Risks

Jay Clayton, Chairman of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has articulated his concern that most ICO investors do not fully understand the “substantial risks” associated with initial coin offerings. Also Read: A Phone Call From SEC Pressures ICO Startup to Close Operations and Refund The SEC Does Not Believe That the Majority of […]

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September 7, 2017 0

The Blockchain Split Scenario: Staying Informed and Backing Up Bitcoin Keys

splitIn less than four weeks the Bitcoin network has many events on the horizon, and numerous things could happen during the weeks following. Also read: A Look at the Bitcoin Apps Being Built Using the Lightning Network The Fear of a Chain Split Right now over the course of the next 3-4 months, there are many plans

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July 8, 2017 0