Category: BCH

BCH Community Leaders Bitcoin.com and Jonald Fyookball Clarify Positions on Funding Proposal

BCH Community Leaders Bitcoin.com and Jonald Fyookball Clarify Positions on Funding ProposalSince Btc.top founder Jiang Zhuoer revealed an infrastructure funding proposal from five major mining pools last week, which would fund BCH devs via redirection of 12.5% of BCH coinbase rewards, the Bitcoin Cash community has been understandably bustling with debate, discussion, and suggestions. Reactions have ranged from calling the move a “tax” that is incongruous […]

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Leading Swiss Stock Exchange Offers 12 Crypto Exchange-Traded Products With One That Shorts Bitcoin

Leading Swiss Stock Exchange Offers 12 Crypto Exchange-Traded Products With One That Shorts BitcoinSwitzerland’s principal stock exchange, SIX Swiss Exchange, now has 12 cryptocurrency exchange-traded products listed. The latest addition, the 21shares Short Bitcoin, allows investors to profit from falling prices of the digital currency. Other listed crypto products include those that track the price movements of BCH, BTC, ETH, XRP, BNB, and tezos. Also read: Regulatory Roundup […]

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Bitpay Users Can Now Purchase Crypto With Fiat In-App

Bitpay App Users Can Purchase Crypto Via the Firm's Multi-Service SolutionOn January 23, the cryptocurrency payment firm Bitpay announced it will be allowing customers to purchase digital assets using the Bitpay platform. The Atlanta-based company partnered with fiat-to-crypto payment processor Simplex to offer the crypto purchasing experience. Bitpay says the latest feature will provide an “all-in-one solution” for cryptocurrency-related activities. Also Read: Bitcoin.com Partners With […]

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How to Obscure Bitcoin Cash Transaction Data by Leveraging Cashfusion

How to Obscure Bitcoin Cash Transaction Data by Leveraging CashfusionBitcoin Cash developers recently released the alpha software for Cashfusion, a privacy-preserving feature added to the Electron Cash wallet. During the last week, crypto proponents and developers have been testing the protocol regularly in order to find issues and provide the Cashfusion team with feedback. News.Bitcoin.com tested the alpha version of Cashfusion so readers can […]

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Millennial and Male: 3 Crypto Card Issuers Profile Their Average User

Millennial and Male, 3 Crypto Card Issuers Profile Their Average UserPlatforms offering debit cards that can be topped up with cryptocurrency have enjoyed growing popularity in the crypto community. They provide a payment solution for those who earn and own digital coins, enabling in-store and online crypto payments. Their expanding user base provides a snapshot of the kind of people who spend crypto on a […]

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BCH Script Meeting Aims to Enhance the Programming Language in Bitcoin Cash

Bitcoin Cash developers actively participate in video meetings in order to discuss the ongoing development of the BCH ecosystem. BCH software engineers met for the first time in 2020 last Thursday to examine the May upgrade and specification work. Following the meeting, on January 23, BCH developers will sit down again to address practicable optimizations […]

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Bitcoin Cash Sees Mining Pool Shift and Hashrate Surpass 4 Exahash

Bitcoin Cash Mining Sees Pools Shift While Hashrate Surpasses 4 ExahashWhile people have watched the BTC network surpass 100 exahash per second (EH/s), Bitcoin Cash (BCH) has been steadily gathering hashrate as well. Since the November 15, 2018 blockchain split, which produced the Bitcoin SV (BSV) chain, BCH hashrate has jumped by more than 3x. Bitcoin cash is often more profitable to mine than BTC […]

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Why User Experience Is Crypto’s True ‘Killer App’

Why User Experience Is Crypto’s True ‘Killer App’There’s been a lot of buzz in the space recently about the importance of user experience. Kim Dotcom’s proclamation that “Mass utility is going to lead to mass adoption,” speaks to this. Peter Schiff’s bitcoin wallet fiasco, CZ’s claim that centralized exchanges are safer than private wallets, and promises of a still undependable Lightning Network […]

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UK Tax Agency to Pay $100K for Blockchain Surveillance Software

UK Tax Agency to Pay $100k for Blockchain Surveillance SoftwareOn January 17, the UK tax agency Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) published a job opportunity for a private contractor to design a cryptocurrency blockchain analysis tool. According to the listing, the contract is for one year and HMRC will pay the contractor $100,000 for software that can “identify and cluster crypto asset transactions.” […]

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Bitcoin Cash Gets Significant Privacy Boost With Cashfusion Alpha Launch

Bitcoin Cash Gets a Significant Privacy Boost With Cashfusion Alpha LaunchOn January 17, the BCH developer known as Acidsploit announced the launch of the highly anticipated Cashfusion alpha. Interested parties can reach out to the Cashfusion developers via the team’s Telegram group to become an alpha tester. The news of the launch excited the BCH community a great deal, as it means a significant privacy […]

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How Is Bitcoin Cash Different From Bitcoin Core?

How Is Bitcoin Cash Different From Bitcoin Core?The crypto space can be hard to break into for those unfamiliar with the jargon, lingo, and foundational knowledge taken for granted by the already initiated. Adding to this difficulty is the fact that there are several different cryptos which bear the name “Bitcoin.” Convoluted as this all may seem, the differences are pretty easy […]

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Bitcoin.com Partners With Mecon Cash, Enabling BCH to Korean Won Withdrawal at Over 13,000 ATMs Across South Korea

Bitcoin.com Partners With Mecon Cash, Enabling BCH to Korean Won Withdrawal at Over 13,000 ATMs Across South KoreaBitcoin Cash has been added to Mecon Cash’s M.Pay platform which is integrated with over 13,000 ATMs in South Korea. By making bitcoin cash usable for withdrawing won across the country, Mecon Cash is ensuring that BCH users in Korea can always make urgent and small transactions in any place that still does not accept […]

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How to Create Custom SLP Tokens With the Bitcoin.com Mint

How to Create Custom SLP Tokens With the Bitcoin.com MintOn January 17, Bitcoin.com CEO Stefan Rust introduced the company’s new SLP minting application. The Bitcoin.com Mint is a noncustodial web wallet that allows users to store bitcoin cash (BCH) and Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) tokens. In addition to the portfolio capabilities, the Mint gives anyone the ability to create their own customized SLP tokens […]

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Simple Ledger Protocol Shines During the Final Day of TNABC Miami

Simple Ledger Protocol Shines During the Final Day of TNABC MiamiOn Friday, The North American Bitcoin Conference (TNABC) convened for its final day with a great deal of well known speakers from the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry. The slew of speakers discussed topics like the future of crypto mining, SLP tokens, digital currency enterprise solutions, creating new markets, and what to expect from government regulation […]

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BTC Miami Blockchain Conference Kicks Off Its Seventh Year

BTC Miami Blockchain Conference Kicks Off It's Seventh YearOn January 16, The North American Bitcoin Conference (TNABC) opened its doors at the James L. Knight Center in Miami for its seventh year. The conference was filled with hundreds of crypto enthusiasts, exhibits, and well known speakers from the blockchain industry. Also Read: Grassroots Bitcoin Cash House Movement Expands to Ghana BTC Miami Conference […]

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First Bitcoin Cash Developers Meeting of 2020 to Be Held Today

First Bitcoin Cash Developers Meeting of 2020 to Be Held TodayDevelopers from Bitcoin ABC, Bitcoin Unlimited, BCHD, Bitcoin Verde and other teams, are meeting today to continue the building of the Bitcoin Cash infrastructure. They will discuss progress towards the May 15th Bitcoin Cash Network upgrade and the standardization progress for the BCH protocol. Also Read: Grassroots Bitcoin Cash House Movement Expands to Ghana First […]

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Gavin Andresen Speaks About Ethereum’s Tornado and Wallet Privacy

Gavin Andresen Speaks About Ethereum's Tornado and Wallet PrivacyOver the last couple of years. the former lead maintainer of the Bitcoin Core (BTC) repository Gavin Andresen has been quiet in regards to the crypto ecosystem. Andresen hasn’t been developing any projects and once in a while makes a comment or two about the digital currency industry. On Monday, January 13, Andresen shared the […]

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Market Outlook: Bullish Trend Sends Crypto Prices Northwards

Market Outlook: Crypto Prices Head North As Trends Start Looking BullishDigital currency markets are seeing significant gains this week as the entire market capitalization gained $28 billion in the last seven days. Moreover, trade volume has spiked to a massive $100 billion and during the last 24 hours, numerous digital assets have gained between 3-48%. Also read: Close to 11 Million BTC Haven’t Moved in […]

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Online Bullion Marketplace Onegold Sees $50 Million in Crypto Payments

Online Bullion Marketplace Onegold Sees $50 Million in Crypto PaymentsOn January 13, the online bullion marketplace Onegold announced the launch of a new mobile application so customers can buy, sell or redeem precious metals at any time. Since 2018, Onegold has accepted cryptocurrencies like BCH and BTC and the firm currently gives customers a 2% discount for paying with cryptocurrencies. According to Bitpay, Onegold […]

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China Saw $11.4 Billion in Crypto-Based Capital Flight Last Year

China Saw $11.4 Billion in Crypto-Based 'Capital Flight' Transactions Last YearOn January 8, China-based blockchain security firm Peckshield published its “2019 Global Digital Asset AML Research Report” noting a variety of crypto trends throughout the year. According to the study, cryptocurrency-based capital flight stemming from China was around $11.4 billion in 2019. Peckshield’s research recorded a number of illegal or otherwise unregulated transactions over the […]

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Cointext CTO Vin Armani Talks Content, Reveals the ‘Real’ Bitcoin in New Video

Cointext CTO Vin Armani Talks Content, Reveals the 'Real' Bitcoin in New VideoCointext CTO Vin Armani has a lot to say. The multi-faceted content creator, voluntaryist philosopher, and developer in the Bitcoin Cash community crafts thought-provoking crypto content. Whether dissecting the ‘gym friend’ meme in the context of grounded masculinity, or addressing the roots of tribalism and which chain is the true Bitcoin, Armani’s collaboration with video […]

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Mining Giant Canaan Faces Stiff Competition After IPO Shares Slump

Mining Giant Canaan Faces Stiff Competition After IPO Shares SlumpOn November 21, the Chinese mining rig manufacturer Canaan Inc. launched its initial public offering (IPO) sale of $90 million worth of U.S. shares. Canaan shares initially sold for $8.99, but plummeted over 48% on December 16 to $4.65 per share. Since then, Canaan has launched a series of five new mining rig batches that […]

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Japanese Firms SBI and GMO Join the Digital Gold Rush in Texas

The city of Rockdale, Texas is attracting attention again, similar to the interest the region saw back in the fifties when the Alcoa aluminum smelting facility set up shop. These days, Rockdale’s change is due to the influx of bitcoin miners coming to town from all around the world. A Frankfurt-based operation called Whinstone Inc., […]

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