Category: Hard Fork

Blockchair Launches Release Monitor so You Will Never Miss Another Hard Fork or Core Client Update

Blockchair Launches Release Monitor so You Will Never Miss Another Hard Fork or Core Client UpdateIt can be very hard to keep track of all the latest software upgrades in the crypto ecosystem, which is a crucial thing to do for developers of multi-coin projects such as wallets and exchanges. For this purpose, Blockchair​ has created a free ​release monitor​ that helps you follow upcoming hard forks and core client […]

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Crypto Investment Group Grayscale Releases Bitcoin Cash Primer

Crypto Investment Group Grayscale Releases Bitcoin Cash PrimerCrypto investment firm Grayscale has just released “An Introduction to Bitcoin Cash” highlighting the basics of BCH for those who may be yet unfamiliar, or just wish to brush up on the popular token forked from Bitcoin Core on August 1, 2017. With a significant reputation in the industry, Grayscale’s release of the document marks […]

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Coinbase Reveals Its Procedure for Handling Contentious Forks

Coinbase Reveals How the Exchange Manages Contentious ForksOn Feb. 20, the San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase gave the public an inside look at how the company deals with contentious forks. Coinbase engineer Breck Stodghill specifically discussed how the trading platform dealt with the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) split on November 15, 2018. Also read: ‘Bitcoin Killer’ Onecoin Is Ashes But Investigations Continue to […]

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Tidbits: Jesse Powell Criticizes Custodial Ownership, Simon Dixon Slams the Banking System

Jesse Powell Explains Gold Ownership, Simon Dixon Criticizes Banking SystemTidbits is a roundup of talking points from across the cryptosphere. Today, Jesse Powell and Samson Mow both voice their opinions on the custodial ownership of assets through trusted, third parties. Paul Sztorc shows the Bitcoin community that forks are not as frequent as they think and Simon Dixon breaks down his three problems with the […]

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The Daily: Sapphire Develops GPU for Grin, TSMC Sees Drop in Mining Revenue

In The Daily this Saturday, Sapphire has designed a new graphics card suitable for mining the recently launched Mimblewimble cryptocurrency Grin. In other news related to the minting of digital coins, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company has reported a significant decrease in its revenues from the mining segment, and some Ethereum miners have switched to Constantinople […]

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The Daily: Derivative Market Hits $12B in Volume, Reports of Layoffs, Another Fork

The Daily: Derivative Market Hits $12B in Volume, New Reports of Layoffs, Another ForkCryptocurrency exchange Huobi has announced reaching $12 billion in cumulative trading volume on its derivative market in December. The news comes amid reports of job cuts at its Shenzhen office. Also in The Daily this Saturday, major trading platforms have confirmed support for the upcoming Constantinople hard fork in the Ethereum network.    Also read: […]

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Etoro Will Give Dollar Equivalent of BSV to Pre-Fork Bitcoin Cash Holders

Holders of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) at social trading and multi-asset brokerage platform Etoro will now be compensated with a fiat cash amount of BSV corresponding to their pre-fork holdings. The decision comes six weeks after the contentious hard fork took place. Also read: 50% of Chinese Stock Exchange Companies Investigated Fail to Demonstrate Real Applications for […]

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Hash Wars: BCH Proponents Face a New Dawn in the Battle’s Aftermath

Hash Wars: BCH Proponents Face a New Dawn Following the Aftermath of WarIt’s been a little over a month since the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network fork which resulted in a blockchain split. Besides the severed chain, the hash war was quite damaging to say the least, leaving BCH supporters to steadily pick up the pieces in order to bring the world a pure peer-to-peer version of electronic […]

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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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PR: Bitcoin Fork Bithereum Launches Coin to Revolutionize Cryptocurrency Mining

Bitcoin Fork Bithereum Launches Coin to Revolutionize Cryptocurrency MiningDubai, UAE. – The Bithereum (BTH) team is officially launching their peer-to-peer (P2P) fork of Bitcoin centered around “Proof of Stake”, the future of Ethereum mining and blockchain consensus. The launch of Bithereum will occur around December 28th, or at Bitcoin block number 555,555. Based on security, scalability, and functionality, this platform will ultimately lead the world closer to a fully-inclusive, global, decentralized currency.

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Monitor Bitcoin Cash Development With the Coin Dance Tracking Page

Monitor Bitcoin Cash Development With the Coin Dance Tracking PageCryptocurrency data website Coin Dance revealed on Friday the team’s revamped Bitcoin Cash protocol development tracking page. Interested proponents can get a comprehensive look at all the completed BCH developments, proposals, ideas that are being discussed, and concepts that are currently under development. Also read: Markets Update: Bears Continue to Drag Cryptocurrency Prices Down The […]

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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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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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The Daily: New Woe for ICOs, Bitcoin Cash Trading Resumes

The Daily: New Woe for ICOs, Bitcoin Cash Resumes TradingIn Saturday’s edition of The Daily, we examine Q3’s figures for initial coin offerings, and ponder where they go from here in the wake of fresh SEC scrutiny. We also take a look at how exchanges are reacting to the Bitcoin Cash fork. Some platforms have already enabled deposits and withdrawals, while others are waiting […]

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Ledger Wallet Plans to Pause Bitcoin Cash Services on November 15

Ledger, the popular hardware wallet manufacturer based out of France, has recently revealed the company’s contingency plans for the upcoming Bitcoin Cash (BCH) hard fork scheduled for Nov. 15. On Tuesday, Oct. 30, Ledger explained to its customer base that the organization will be pausing bitcoin cash services on Nov. 15 and the company plans […]

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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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