Category: CoinGeek

Developer Releases Cash-DB, a Terab Project Fork for the BCH Network

Developer Releases Cash-DB a Terab Project Fork for the BCH NetworkOn Jan. 7, the technician and researcher Joannes Vermorel announced the release of a new project called Cash-DB, a forked repository for the BCH network which consists of Vermorel’s original Terab Project work. According to the engineer, Cash-DB is a high-performance backend storage protocol for the Bitcoin Cash network’s UTXO set. Also Read: Major Mining Pools […]

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Crypto Schisms and Fork Psychology

The Psychology of Hard-ForkingForking within the crypto ecosystem is often controversial subject. Many crypto-enthusiasts loathe it, taking particular exception to the so-called “contentious hard fork.” They believe hard-forking damages a cryptocurrency, and say it should be avoided at all costs. They also believe forking is detrimental to the market and represents a financial burden. However, this view is limited and narrow-minded. […]

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Hash Wars: Battle Comes to an End as BSV Plans to Add Replay Protection

It’s been less than two weeks since the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) hard fork and blockchain split that occurred on Nov. 15. Since then there’s been a lot of discussion concerning the hash war, with BSV and BCH miners acquiring blocks, gathering hashrate and accumulating proof of work. Now after 11 days, blockchain company Coingeek has […]

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Hash Wars: BCH Proponents Confident a Resolution Is in Sight

Hash Wars: BCH Proponents Confident an End to the Conflict Is on the HorizonOn Saturday, Nov. 17, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community entered the third day of its hash war, with many supporters growing confident that a resolution may be in sight. Close to 300 blocks have been mined on the Bitcoin ABC side of the chain using the new consensus ruleset, which has also given the network […]

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Hash Wars: Day Two and the Anticipation for BCH Trading Platforms to Reopen

It has been close to 24 hours since the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) blockchain split on Nov. 15, and the community is assessing the first day of battle. At the time of writing, both chains are still operational and the ABC chain has a 32-block lead on the SV chain. Now many BCH supporters are patiently […]

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Hash Wars: ABC Chain Leaps More Than 50 Blocks Ahead

Hash Wars: ABC Chain Leaps More Than 50 Blocks AheadAll eyes were on the Bitcoin Cash network today as the blockchain split into two after the last common block was found on the chain at height 556766. So far both chains have been chugging along, but at the time of writing, the ABC side is well over 50 blocks ahead of the SV chain. […]

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Another Token Project Launches on the Bitcoin Cash Network

Another Token Project Launches on the Bitcoin Cash NetworkA new smart contract and tokenization system has been launched on the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network. On Oct. 31, BCH developer Clemens Ley released the alpha version of Bitcoin Token, a Javascript library built to develop autonomous contracts, BCH-based tokens, and integrate payments into web applications. Also read: New Bitcoin Cash Stress Test Sees 700,000 Transactions […]

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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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SV Pool Mines Its First Block as November’s Bitcoin Cash Fork Approaches

SV-Pool Mines It's First Block as November's Bitcoin Cash Fork ApproachesOn Wednesday, Oct. 10, the mining operation SV Pool mined its first Bitcoin Cash block. The pool operators led by the blockchain firms Nchain and Coingeek say that hundreds of miners from all around the world have signed up to mine with the pool.      Also Read: Zigzag Platform Provides Bitcoin Cash Swaps Over the Lightning […]

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Bitcoin Cash Speaker Series II Brings Leading BCHers Together

Bitcoin Cash Speaker Series II Brings Leading BCHers TogetherLater this month, the London Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Speaker Series II will take place at Huckletree Shoreditch. It’s one of the final times representatives from Coingeek and Bitcoin.com, among other BCH enthusiasts, will meet prior to the November 15th hard fork. Though not overtly about forks, it is a chance for the public to hear […]

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Squire Mining Discloses Next-Generation ASIC Chips Will Be Made by Samsung

Squire Mining Discloses Next-Generation ASIC Chips Will Be Made by SamsungThis week the firm Squire Mining, a company that plans to offer next-generation 10nm ASIC chips, has revealed it is working with Samsung Electronics as its foundry partner. With help from Samsung’s foundry, Squire, and a company called Gaonchips, plan to complete its ASIC chip FPGA prototype by September 30, 2018. Also read: Ebang Announces 44 […]

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Less Than Two Months Away – Bitcoin Cash Upgrade Discussion Heats Up

Less Than Two Months Away - Bitcoin Cash Upgrade Discussion Heats UpOver the past few weeks, Bitcoin Cash supporters have been debating the upcoming hard fork scheduled for November 15th of this year. Most of the community understands, that as of right now, there are two camps that have entirely different visions. It doesn’t seem like a compromise is coming any time soon. Lately, as each […]

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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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Bitcoin Cash Upgrade Debate: One CPU Equals One Vote

Bitcoin Cash Upgrade Debate: One CPU Equals One VoteIf you are a Bitcoin Cash (BCH) proponent you’ve definitely been hearing a lot about the upcoming hard fork scheduled for November 15. Most people have been discussing the conflict between the Bitcoin ABC developers and Nchain’s recently announced Bitcoin SV project. This week Nchain’s Steve Shadders shared a post concerning the Bitcoin SV client […]

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Bitcoin.org Owner Announces the ‘Cobra Client’ BCH Node Software

Bitcoin.org Owner Announces the 'Cobra Client' BCH Node SoftwareJust when you thought things couldn’t get weirder in the cryptocurrency space, one of the most untrusted characters within the Bitcoin community has announced the launch of a new full node Bitcoin Cash client. The notorious owner of the website Bitcoin.org, Cobra Bitcoin, has revealed what he calls the ‘Cobra Client,’ a Bitcoin Cash full […]

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BCH Upgrade Debate Continues — Bitcoin Unlimited Reveals Fork Strategy

BCH Upgrade Debate Continues — Bitcoin Unlimited Reveals Fork StrategyOn August 21 Bitcoin Unlimited’s lead developer Andrew Stone wrote a proposal which outlined a strategy for the upcoming November hard fork. Stone explains that there are two changesets proposed by two different full node clients and Bitcoin Unlimited (BU) plans to implement consensus changes from both organizations, allowing participants the ability to vote for […]

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Network Incompatibility Discussed After Bitcoin ABC Launches Latest Version

Network Incompatibility Discussed After Bitcoin ABC Launches Latest VersionOn August 20, 2018, maintainers of the most used full node BCH client have announced the release of Bitcoin ABC version 0.18.0. The version release follows the recent announcement from the firm Nchain, who recently revealed they were launching a client called Bitcoin SV, but with completely different upgrade features. Also read: Fivebucks.com: Meet the Freelancer’s […]

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BCH Stress Testers Will Put Pressure on the Network in Two Weeks

BCH Stress Testers Will Put Pressure on the Network in Two WeeksOn September 1, 2018, Bitcoin Cash ecosystem participants have plans to conduct a network stress test which will involve individuals and groups sending millions of transactions throughout the course of one day. With the BCH stress test day approaching soon, BCH proponents have been testing sending large amounts of small transactions at one time and […]

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SHA-256 Mining Hashrate Climbs Significantly in One Year

SHA-256 Mining Hashrate Climbs Significantly in One YearOver the last year, SHA-256 mining, the process that’s used to find blocks on both the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Bitcoin Core (BTC) networks, alongside a slew of other cryptocurrencies, has grown exponentially. Digital asset trading markets have been in a slump over the last eight months of 2018, but the bearish sentiment has not […]

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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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Nchain Plans to Launch a BCH Full Node Client Called ‘Bitcoin SV’

Nchain Plans to Launch a BCH Full Node Client Called 'Bitcoin SV'On Thursday, August 16 the blockchain research and development firm Nchain has officially announced a new Bitcoin Cash (BCH) full node implementation is in the works called Bitcoin SV (Satoshi’s Vision). Nchain says the full node client was developed at the request of the mining pool Coingeek and other BCH miners who support Satoshi’s “original […]

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Squire Partnership Gives Coingeek Exclusive Rights to 10nm ASIC Chip

Squire Partnership Gives Coingeek Exclusive Rights to 10nm ASIC ChipOn Wednesday, August 15, blockchain firm and mining organization Coingeek, led by entrepreneur Calvin Ayre, announced that the company has signed a deal with Canada-based Squire Mining Limited. Coingeek details the company will have exclusive rights to Squire’s new ASIC chips and mining rigs that mine bitcoin cash (BCH) and a variety of other cryptocurrencies. […]

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Coingeek Speaks on Consensus Changes and Next-Gen ASIC Chip

Coingeek Speaks on Consensus Changes and Next-Gen ASIC ChipLast week, news.Bitcoin.com reported on the proposed consensus changes published by the Bitcoin ABC development team, and the opposition towards certain elements of that proposal from a few BCH community members. Now the blockchain firm and mining organization Coingeek, led by the billionaire tycoon Calvin Ayre, has revealed some different proposed changes to the BCH […]

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