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Bitcoin Cash Protocol Successfully Upgrades — Schnorr Signatures Are Here

Bitcoin Cash Protocol Successfully Upgrades — Schnorr Signatures Are HereThe Bitcoin Cash (BCH) chain has officially upgraded, adding Schnorr signatures and the Segwit recovery exemption. As of block 582680, the chain has implemented the new features successfully and BCH fans are celebrating another major protocol improvement. Also read: Schnorr Signatures Are Coming to Bitcoin Cash – Here’s What You Should Know Another Bitcoin Cash […]

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May 15, 2019 0

BCH Upgrades: What’s New and What’s Next

It’s been two weeks since the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) hard fork that upgraded the BCH chain and resulted in a blockchain split. But although many people have been focusing on the birth of Bitcoin SV, a number of BCH proponents are already moving forward and discussing the network’s latest upgrades, as well as the next hard […]

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November 29, 2018 0

Hash Wars: A Successful BCH Upgrade and a ‘High Risk’ Exchange Listing

It’s been close to four days since the Bitcoin Cash upgrade and the blockchain split that occurred on Nov. 15. Since the acrimonious fork, a lot has happened within the BCH ecosystem including a few exchanges listing both chains as separate coins. Also Read: Another ‘Satoshi Message’ Attempts to Sway Public Opinion, But Fails Bitcoincash.org States […]

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November 19, 2018 0

Bitcoin Cash Organizations Start Preparing for the November Hard Fork

Bitcoin Cash Organizations Begin Preparing for the November Hard ForkAs the days draw closer to the scheduled Bitcoin Cash upgrade, affiliated organizations are preparing for the hard fork. Data websites like Coin Dance have added statistics for feature support, upgrade voting, and public opinion. Meanwhile, the Nchain-backed SV-Pool has officially announced that its pool is now open to public miners. Also Read: Samsung Begins 7nm […]

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October 24, 2018 0

Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork Debate Reconvenes After the Stress Test

Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork Debate Reconvenes After the Stress TestOver the last few weeks, there’s been a heated discussion within the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community concerning the scheduled November 15 hard fork. There’s a strong disagreement between the BCH development teams, Bitcoin ABC, Nchain, and Bitcoin Unlimited in regard to the hard fork’s upcoming consensus changes. Fast forward to this week as Nchain has […]

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September 11, 2018 0

November BCH Upgrade Discussion Heats Up After Bitcoin SV Full Node Announcement

November BCH Upgrade Discussion Heats Up After Bitcoin SV AnnouncementBlockchain development firm Nchain has announced the company’s plans to launch a new Bitcoin Cash full node client called ‘Bitcoin SV.’ Lead developer Daniel Connolly has published the specifications for re-enabling old opcodes for the November 2018 BCH upgrade. So far the unpublished codebase has seen vocal support from the mining pool Coingeek, but right […]

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August 18, 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

Upgrade Time: Bitcoin Cash 32MB Fork Activates Tuesday

Upgrade Time: Bitcoin Cash 32MB Fork Activates TuesdayIn less than a week on May 15, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network will be upgrading the base block size from 8MB to 32MB, as well as re-enabling and adding some OP_Codes to the codebase. With just days left there are a few things BCH holders and full node operators should know before the upgrade […]

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May 11, 2018 0

The Bitcoin Cash Community Prepares for ‘Change the Address Day’

Bitcoin Cash Community Prepares for 'Change the Address Day'The Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community, developers, and businesses that support the decentralized currency are preparing for “Change the Address Day” scheduled for January 14. At that time the BCH network and its participants will upgrade the protocol’s address format to one proposed by Bitcoin ABC developer Amaury Séchet. Also read: Korean Cryptocurrency Exchange Youbit to Close […]

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December 20, 2017 0

Segregated Witness Has Officially Activated on the Bitcoin Network

On August 23 at approximately 10:00 pm EDT on block 481822 Segregated Witness finally activated and is now live on the Bitcoin network. Also read: A Look at Two Alternative Bitcoin Hardware Wallets on the Market Segwit Is Now Live on the Bitcoin Network Segregated Witness (Segwit) was an idea that was introduced by the software […]

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August 24, 2017 0