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Ten Years Ago Today, the Whitepaper Changed the Way We Look at Money

Ten Years Ago The White Paper Changed the Way We Look at MoneyOn Oct. 31, 2008, at 2:10 p.m. EDT, the creator of the Bitcoin network, Satoshi Nakamoto, announced the publication of the protocol’s whitepaper using a Vistomail email address. It’s now been 10 years to the day since Satoshi’s idea was first revealed to the world — an idea that unleashed the first pure peer-to-peer version of […]

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October 31, 2018 0

HTC’s New Blockchain Smartphone Can Be Bought With Bitcoin

HTC's Blockchain Smartphone Can Be Ordered With BitcoinHTC, the struggling Taiwanese phone-maker, has launched a smartphone that can be bought only with BTC or ETH. Called the Exodus 1, the smartphone is blockchain-integrated and features a cryptocurrency wallet built into a secure enclave of the device. Also Read: Spain Approves Bill Requiring Disclosure of Cryptocurrency Assets  HTC Sells Its New Cryptocurrency Wallet-Enabled Phone […]

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October 24, 2018 0

Lamassu Launches New Line of Cryptocurrency ATMs

Lamassu Launches New Line of Cryptocurrency ATMsLamassu, a Portuguese Bitcoin ATM manufacturer, has unveiled three new machines comprising its “next generation” of cryptocurrency ATMs. Also Read: Japan Roundup: Bitflyer Restructures, Zaif Suspends New Member Registrations Lamassu Launches New Cryptocurrency ATMs Lamassu has launched its new ‘Sintra’ range of cryptocurrency ATMs – the Sintra, Sintra Forte, and Douro II. All of the machines […]

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October 3, 2018 0

China’s Oldest Science and Tech Publication Accepts BTC for Subscriptions

China's Oldest Science and Tech Publication Accepts BTC for SubscriptionsOn Sunday China’s oldest tech media publication, Beijing Sci-Tech Report (BSTR) also known as ‘Technology life,’ has announced the business is accepting bitcoin core (BTC) for the magazine’s 2019 subscriptions. Also read: Launching a Website on the Bitcoin Cash Network Is Now a Reality  The Publication Beijing Sci-Tech Report Now Accepts BTC for 2019 Subscriptions   […]

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September 30, 2018 0

Bitcoin Cash Stress Test Goes Beyond 24-Hours Setting New Records

Bitcoin Cash Stress Test Goes Beyond 24-Hours Setting New RecordsOn September 1, Bitcoin Cash proponents led a community-driven stress test by sending millions of transactions in one day. In fact, the protocol’s miners processed 2.2 million transactions in 24-hours and processed massive sized blocks all day long. But the stress testing fun didn’t end there as many BCH supporters continued to flood the network […]

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September 5, 2018 0

Five of the Best Blockchain Explorers

Five of the Best Blockchain ExplorersBlockchain explorers have come a long way since bitcoin’s early days. In the beginning there were none. Then there were basic ones that allowed users to search for specific wallet addresses or transactions. Fast forward to today and we’re blessed with a plethora of blockchain explorers that can be used to extract all kinds of […]

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July 8, 2018 0

32MB Blocks Means Bitcoin Cash is Prepared for Mass Adoption

32MB Blocks Means Bitcoin Cash is Prepared for Mass AdoptionOn May 15, 2018, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network upgraded the chain’s base block size from 8MB to 32MB. The software advancement makes blocks big enough to process lots of transactions over time — which gives developers plenty of breathing room to adjust the size if it starts getting closer to its limit. Unfortunately, many misdirected individuals […]

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May 16, 2018 0

Want to Build a Killer App for Bitcoin Cash? Look No Further

Want to Build a Killer App for Bitcoin Cash? Look No FurtherThe Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network is growing relentlessly as far as infrastructure and development are concerned. So far the decentralized cryptocurrency has gained a lot of support from various exchanges and wallet providers, while other developers are building unique protocols around the BCH chain. On the development side of things there are three pretty useful […]

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April 17, 2018 0

Coinbase Is Adding Segwit Support

Coinbase Is Adding Segwit SupportAfter months of prevarication, Coinbase has announced that it will add Segwit support to its bitcoin wallets. The much anticipated and long overdue move will go some way towards reducing transaction fees for users of Coinbase and GDAX, assuming it follows suit. Coinbase has come in for repeated criticism over the inefficient way it handles […]

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February 6, 2018 0

As Blockchains Grow Bigger, Full Node Counts Increase

As Blockchains Grow Bigger, Full Node Counts IncreaseBack in 2016, the number of full nodes within the Bitcoin core network was dropping. At the time, Bitcoin enthusiasts thought the amount of nodes would continue to decline and the metric was used heavily in the scaling debate. However, in contrast to many people’s predictions, the count of full node BTC implementations has been […]

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January 23, 2018 0