Category: Bitcoin Core

These Next-Generation Mining Rigs Pack a Ton of Hashpower

A Great Deal of Hashpower Is Coming With 2019's Next-Generation Mining RigsLast week, mining manufacturer Bitmain launched its latest Antminer 17 series. Now Canaan Creative has published its own device specifications and pricing for the new Avalonminer 10 series that process between 31-33 trillion hashes per second (TH/s). In addition to Canaan’s latest miners, two more China-based companies are releasing next-generation miners this summer that mine […]

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Darwinos Burger Joint Hosts Colombia’s Second Point of Sale and Crypto ATM

Three months, ago news.Bitcoin.com reported on Panda Exchange launching a hybrid point-of-sale (PoS) and cryptocurrency ATM in Bogotá, Colombia. Since then, the Panda team has also helped Athena Bitcoin install a crypto ATM in Cúcuta, Colombia to serve as a crypto gateway for Venezuelans. On April 17, Panda announced the installation of its second digital […]

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UK and Europe-Based Users Can Now Buy Bitcoin Cash Inside the Bitcoin.com Wallet

In the summer of 2017, Bitcoin.com launched its open source light client and since then more than 3.8 million wallets have been created. We’ve since added a load of new features to the wallet software and as of April 15, 2019, Bitcoin.com Wallet users in the UK and Europe can purchase bitcoin cash (BCH) directly […]

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Wikileaks Cache Now Hosted on IPFS Thanks to this Bitcoin Cash Developer

Wikileaks Cache Now Hosted on IPFS Thanks to this Bitcoin Cash DeveloperWith the founder of Wikileaks behind bars, it’s been a trying time for activists who believe in spreading freedom and truth in an age steeped in lies and manipulation from parasitic central bankers and bureaucrats. In order to show support for Julian Assange, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) developer Chris Troutner decided to upload the entire Wikileaks […]

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Get Real-Time and Historical BCH Rates With the Bitcoin.com Price Converter

Get Real-Time and Historical BCH Rates With the Bitcoin.com Price ConverterWith prices of major digital assets constantly in flux, traders need a reliable tool to calculate the value of their crypto holdings in fiat currency. The Price Converter developed by Bitcoin.com is one such instrument that’s accurate and easy to use. Also read: Exchangewar Lets You Compare Crypto Trading Platforms Calculator Provides Conversion Data for […]

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Whale Watch: Large Bitcoin Cash Holders Accumulate 1 Million BCH Since February

Whale Watch: Large Bitcoin Cash Holders Accumulate 1 Million BCH Since FebruaryIn the last two weeks, cryptocurrency prices have seen significant volatility and during this time onlookers have noticed large bitcoin whale movements once again. Data stemming from blockchain analysis indicates that over the last 48 hours, unknown whale wallets moved over 20,000 BTC ($101 million), showing another large migration not seen since last February. Additionally, […]

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Bitcoin Miner Recounts Struggle to Obtain Cheap Iranian Power

Bitcoin Miner Recounts Struggle Involved With Obtaining Cheap Iranian PowerOver the last six months, reports of Chinese miners crossing the border to obtain cheap electricity from regions like Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, and Iran have abounded. According to a recent interview, Chinese miners have found extremely affordable electric prices ($0.006 per kilowatt-hour) in the oil-rich nation of Iran. However, managing to get thousands of machines […]

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Crypto Markets and CME Futures Post Record Trade Volume

Volume has been ramping up across the cryptocurrency markets, with April seeing a new all-time high posted for daily global cryptocurrency volume. The month has also seen Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) report record trade volume for its BTC futures contracts, in addition to Cumberland’s trade desk reporting an influx of 1,000 BTC buy orders, signaling […]

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Bitmain’s New Antminer Specs Show Devices Process Over 50 Terahash

Bitmain's New Antminer Specs Show Devices Process Over 50 TerahashOn April 8, the Chinese mining rig manufacturer Bitmain Technologies unveiled the specifications for the company’s latest Antminer 17 series. The firm claims the three new bitcoin miners command a hashrate of over 50 trillion hashes per second (TH/s) which outpaces nearly all top machines today. Also read: Uyen T Nguyen: The Powerful Young Woman […]

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Markets Update: Crypto Assets See Fresh Gains

Markets Update: Crypto Prices See Fresh Gains After a Slight DipThe cryptocurrency economy has seen further gains, as the entire market capitalization jumped to $179 billion during the early morning trading sessions on Sunday. Moreover, global trade volume spiked significantly, capturing roughly $61 billion in trades over the last 24 hours. Also read: Bitcoin Cash Markets and Network Gather Strong Momentum in Q1 Crypto Bulls […]

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Mt. Gox Creditors Have a Second Chance to Appeal Claim Decisions

Mt. Gox Creditors Have a Second Chance to Appeal Claim DecisionsAccording to the official Mt. Gox website, creditors of the now defunct bitcoin exchange have one last chance to dispute their claims. The civil rehabilitation trustee, Nobuaki Kobayashi, has also explained the details surrounding the court’s decision to approve or disapprove filed claims. Also read: Mt Gox CEO Mark Karpeles Found Not Guilty of Embezzlement […]

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Markets Update: BCH Maintains Strong Lead as Crypto Prices Record Slight Pullback

Markets Update: BCH Maintains Strong Lead, but Crypto Prices See a Slight PullbackCryptocurrency markets saw some significant gains over the last two days, but prices on Thursday have started to pull back from this year’s all-time highs. When the spikes first initiated, bitcoin cash (BCH) led the pack out of the top 10 cryptocurrencies and still maintains a lead with over 75 percent worth of gains for […]

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Data Shows Short-Term Crypto Tax Filers Increase, But Lots of Investors Still Won’t File

Data Shows Short-Term Crypto Tax Filers Increase, But Lots of Investors Still Won't FileAccording to personal finance firm Credit Karma Tax, filers who reported short-term capital losses for cryptocurrencies in the first month of 2019 jumped fivefold year-over-year. After the incredibly bearish crypto markets of 2018, data from early tax filers highlights the fact that more investors are claiming losses this tax season. However, a survey the company […]

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Markets Update: Bitcoin Cash Rockets Forward Leading the Crypto Bull Rally

Markets Update: Bitcoin Cash Rockets Forward Leading the Crypto Bull RallyCryptocurrency prices have improved a great deal over the last seven days and many digital assets saw a significant spike in value on April 2. The entire market capitalization of all 2,000-odd coins is steadily approaching $200 billion. The market forerunner so far is bitcoin cash (BCH), which is up well over 45% in the […]

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Broken Phone? Don’t Sweat It — Restore a Bitcoin Wallet in Minutes

Broken Phone? Don't Sweat it — Restore a Bitcoin Wallet in MinutesWith bitcoin ownership, it’s very important to back up your mnemonic seed phrase in order to restore your funds in case of an emergency. For instance, a device holding a wallet can be broken, get lost or stolen and the backup is the only way to retrieve the funds after these mishaps. The following is […]

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This Photo Gallery App Is a BCH Light Wallet in Disguise

This Photo Gallery App Is a BCH Light Wallet in DisguiseOn March 27, a developer released a different kind of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) application called Bchgallery, an Android BCH wallet that is disguised as a generic photo gallery app. The platform aims to provide added security through obscurity by acting as a decoy application. Also read: New Crypto-Friendly Banking and Payment Services Launch in the […]

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Manufacturing Giants Bitmain and Canaan Announce Second-Generation Miners

Manufacturing Giants Bitmain and Canaan Announce Second-Generation MinersOn March 29, the two largest mining rig manufacturers, Canaan Creative and Bitmain Technologies, announced the sale of their next generation devices that process the SHA-256 algorithm. Both firms are gearing up to sell the new products this spring as a slew of mining operations have been prepping up new facilities in order to take […]

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Mempool ‘Spam’ and Rising Fees: The Consequences of Veriblock’s Mainnet Launch

Mempool 'Spam' and Rising Fees: The Consequences of Veriblock's Mainnet LaunchLast month the Veriblock testnet represented more than 30 percent of BTC’s network transactions but the project took a hiatus before launching the protocol’s mainnet. When the project stopped, the BTC network’s mempool dropped, transactions per day were cut in half, and fees slightly dipped. However, since the mainnet launch of the Veriblock blockchain, the […]

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Bitcoin Account Accuses Twitter of Shadow Banning to Restrict Its Reach

Bitcoin Twitter Account Claims Platform and CEO Shadow Bans TweetsOn March 23, the Twitter handle @Bitcoin became mired in controversy after BTC supporters complained about the account and attempted to get the profile shut down. The operator of the Bitcoin Twitter profile has also accused the social media platform of manipulating matters by placing restrictions on the account and limiting its overall traffic. Also […]

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Markets Update: BCH Holds Above $150, RVN and XTZ Explode

Markets Update: BCH Holds Above $150, RVN and XTZ ExplodeIn recent market action, bitcoin core (BTC) has struggled to hold above $4,000 following four consecutive green weekly candles, while bitcoin cash (BCH) appears to be consolidating above $150 after comprising the best performing of the 10 largest crypto assets by market cap of the last seven days. In other news, ravencoin (RVN) and tezos […]

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Markets Update: Crypto Prices Show Improvement and BCH Rallies

Cryptocurrency markets have seen fresh gains over the last 48 hours and digital asset trade volume has spiked considerably. On Saturday, March 16, the entire cryptoconomy has a valuation of roughly $139 billion and global trade volumes are hovering around $33.7 billion. Also read: Jeff Garzik Subpoenaed in Kleiman Bitcoin Lawsuit Against Craig Wright After […]

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Bitcoin Volumes in Venezuela Plummet During Nationwide Blackout

Bitcoin Volumes in Venezuela Plummet During Nationwide BlackoutVenezuelans are having a difficult time as the country’s power grid shut off on March 7, leaving the majority of Venezuelan states with no electricity for well over a week. According to reports on March 14, electricity has been restored throughout most states within the country. However, during the week-long blackout, bitcoin trades on the […]

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How to Identify and Mitigate a Bitcoin Dust Attack

How to Recognize a Bitcoin 'Dust Attack' and Deal With Invasive FundsBitcoin transactions are not anonymous but users can still add a layer of privacy by using different addresses and other techniques to confuse blockchain surveillance. However, a de-anonymization method known as a dust attack is on the rise. If the microtransactions that characterize a dust attack go unnoticed, they can potentially be used to identify […]

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