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6 Monitoring Websites That Help Track Bitcoin Cash Data

6 Monitoring Websites That Help Track Bitcoin Cash DataWhen it comes to cryptocurrency networks and markets, there’s a lot to keep track of. Thankfully there’s also now a bunch of dedicated bitcoin cash (BCH) data websites that provide easy to comprehend visual representations of network statistics and market indicators. Also read: Slovenia Has the Most BCH-Accepting Physical Locations Worldwide Monitoring BCH Network Statistics […]

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4 Noncustodial Bitcoin Cash-Powered Payment Button Generators

4 Noncustodial Bitcoin Cash-Powered Payment Button GeneratorsBitcoin cash development is popping, whether it’s from engineers programming infrastructure or developers creating third-party resources. One innovative concept is the use of embeddable payment buttons that allow people to tip and donate using BCH payments. Just recently, a new BCH-based payment button was released called Donatebutton.cash, which gives anyone the ability to accept online […]

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Bitcoin Cash Proponents Prepare for Forthcoming Upgrade Features

Bitcoin Cash Proponents Prepare for Forthcoming Upgrade FeaturesIn five weeks, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network will upgrade once again, adding two new features to the blockchain. The first component added will be Schnorr support for OP_Checkmultisig, which will allow more complex mechanics to multi-signature transactions and all signature checking operations will support Schnorr signatures. Lastly, the upgrade will finalize the BIP62 malleability […]

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Software Engineer Reveals Oracle Creation Platform for Bitcoin Cash

Software Engineer Reveals Oracle Creation Platform for Bitcoin CashOn September 23, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) developer Gabriel Cardona revealed a project called Oracles.cash, a platform he constructed at the Wyohackathon. The application allows anyone to launch oracles on the BCH chain for things like prediction markets, trust-less wagers, and BCH contracts tethered to real-world events. Also read: Bitcoin Cash Acceptance and Community Growth Ramp […]

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NASA to Launch Bitcoin to the Moon? Space Agency Seeks Crypto Experience

NASA to Launch Bitcoin to the Moon? Space Agency Seeks Crypto ExperienceCould experience with cryptocurrency help you become a better space scientist? NASA seems to think so. The U.S. aeronautics agency is looking for a big data scientist and specifically mentions that experience with cryptocurrency and blockchain could help you get the job. Also Read: Esports, Cannabis and BCH: First AMA With Bitcoin.com CEO Stefan Rust […]

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What Google’s Quantum Breakthrough Means for Blockchain Cryptography

What Google’s Quantum Breakthrough Means for Blockchain CryptographyWe’ve been warned for years that a quantum computing breakthrough is just around the corner. When that day comes, we’re told, it could render existing encryption standards obsolete, threatening the security of every major blockchain. It seems that day has finally arrived, with Google achieving “quantum supremacy.” Impressive as the feat is, however, it doesn’t […]

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How Merge Mining and Anchored Blockchain Projects Capitalize on Bitcoin’s Security Model

An In-Depth Look at Merge Mining and Anchored Blockchain ProjectsSince 2011, just after Satoshi Nakamoto left the Bitcoin project for good, networks have emerged that leverage the BTC chain in some way. A variety of projects over the last nine years have found value in anchoring some sort of feature set to BTC in order to bolster the satellite’s underlying network. The following article […]

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BCH Microblog ‘Member’ Shows the Future of Reddit-Like Forums

BCH-Based Microblog Member Shows the Future of Reddit-Like ForumsSince the Bitcoin Cash upgrade in May 2018, software developers have unleashed a slew of microblogging protocols that utilize OP_return transactions. One application called Member is a BCH-based browser that makes use of these types of transactions and the extra space added to the data carrier size. While still in its infancy, the Member platform […]

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Bitcoin Cash-Powered File Storage Concept Sparks Interest and Debate

New Bitcoin Cash-Powered File Storage Concept Sparks Interest and DebateBitcoin Cash (BCH) proponents were introduced to a new project called the Cashweb protocol on Friday. The blockchain file sharing scheme allows people to store and load arbitrary data to the BCH chain. While the new protocol still has “a long way to go,” the developer decided to share his creation with the BCH community […]

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Cryptocurrency Projects Are Upping Their Privacy Game

Cryptocurrency Projects Are Upping their Privacy GameWhat you do with your digital currency ought to be nobody else’s business. Unfortunately, law enforcement, regulators, blockchain forensics firms and other opponents of civil liberties are constantly seeking to usurp this basic human right. As a result, crypto developers are caught in a constant battle to maintain a reasonable degree of transactional anonymity. Also […]

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New Storm Concept Could Strengthen Bitcoin Cash Instant Transactions

New Storm Concept Could Strengthen Bitcoin Cash Instant TransactionsSoftware developer Awemany has published a potential alternative approach to instant transactions on the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network called “delta blocks” or Storm. The idea utilizes weak proof-of-work (PoW) for instant confirmations on Bitcoin Cash. The new Storm concept has piqued the interest of many BCH proponents who are eager to solve the instant or […]

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Bitcoin Cash Innovation Accelerates With Cashscript High-Level Language

Bitcoin Cash Innovation Accelerates With the High-Level Language CashscriptSoftware developers Rosco Kalis and Gabriel Cardona have been steadily working on Cashscript, a high-level programming language for Bitcoin Cash. When the language is tied to certain opcodes, specific schemes can be built that allow for autonomous and decision-based transactions. While testing Cashscript’s capabilities, the two engineers recently deployed an oracle, forfeits, an onchain wager, […]

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Immortality, Cryogenics and UBI: How The Crypto Rich Influence Science

Immortality, Cryogenics and UBI - How The Crypto Rich Influence ScienceThe rise of cryptocurrency is changing the philanthropic world by causing the redistribution of wealth from old money to visionary innovators and early tech adopters. The new crypto rich invest their donations by supporting scientific research in groundbreaking fields that may one day enable humanity to cure aging, reverse death and completely change the relationship […]

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Send Token Payouts With Ease Using Bitcoin.com’s SLP Dividend Calculator

On August 23, Bitcoin.com released a new application called the SLP Dividend Calculator. The new platform allows users to build a transaction to make dividend payments to any Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) token holder. Also read: How to Create Non-Fungible Assets and Collectible Tokens With Bitcoin Cash Testing the New SLP Dividend Calculator From Bitcoin.com […]

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Alcor Life Extension Foundation Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash Donations

Alcor Life Extension Foundation Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash DonationsAlcor Life Extension Foundation has revealed the company is accepting bitcoin cash (BCH) donations. Alcor was convinced by Bitcoin.com’s executive chairman Roger Ver to add BCH acceptance, the same person who convinced Alcor to accept BTC payments via Bitpay back in 2014. The nonprofit organization is well known for its cryonics research and practices as […]

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Social Network Memo Adds Decentralized SLP Token Exchange

Social Network Memo.cash Adds a Decentralized SLP Token ExchangeThe Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP), a token creation system built on top of the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network continues to mature as developers have released a number of third-party applications that support SLP tokens. Now the onchain, BCH-based social network Memo.cash has implemented an SLP token exchange allowing people to list SLP tokens and sell […]

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Tokens Built on Bitcoin Cash Are Cheaper to Send Than Those of Rival Networks

The Benefits of Tokens Built on Bitcoin Cash Outshine the CompetitionSatoshi Nakamoto’s Bitcoin technology has inspired a lot of innovation spawning a myriad of tokens representing digitized assets. There are now token creation systems on blockchain networks like Omni Layer, Counterparty, and Ethereum. Each framework comes with the cost of sending tokens and right now the Simple Ledger Protocol is one of the cheapest most […]

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How to Become a Blockchain Developer

How to Become a Blockchain DeveloperSkilled blockchain developers are a scarce commodity, as precious as the bitcoins that reside on the distributed ledgers they maintain. Teach yourself one of the major blockchain programming languages and you’ll be set for life, though like anything worth having, this achievement won’t come easy. If you’re contemplating becoming a blockchain dev, here’s how to […]

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Research Reports Show Positive Crypto Industry Growth in H1 2019

More than half the year is behind us and the cryptocurrency ecosystem continues to move forward, showing relentless growth over the last six months. 2019 has also seen a new theme arise as speculators believe the cryptocurrency ecosystem is experiencing an influx of institutional interest and regulatory crackdowns. A variety of cryptocurrency research reports analyzing […]

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New Bitcoin Cash Specs Propose Heightened Privacy and Double-Spend Proofs

New Bitcoin Cash Specs Propose Heightened Privacy and Double-Spend ProofsBitcoin Cash (BCH) development continues as software engineers have revealed two distinct concepts that aim to boost the BCH network. Bitcoin Cash developer Tom Zander has announced new documentation concerning the vision of a double-spend proofs, which now exists as a pull request to the alternative BCH implementation Flowee the Hub. Additionally, Electron Cash developer […]

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Crypto Is Part of Free Speech, and Free Speech Is Everything

Crypto Is Part of Free Speech, and Free Speech Is EverythingOn July 23, U.S. Attorney General William Barr gave a speech demanding big players in the tech industry work with government agencies in providing backdoor entry points for encrypted devices and software. Per his reasoning, certain devices and messaging services pose a safety threat by providing a secure, third-party-inaccessible area where crime can rapidly proliferate. […]

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SLP Developers Publish Specs for a Unique Type of Non-Fungible Tokens

SLP Developers Publish Specs for a Unique Type of Non-Fungible TokensThe Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) has become a popular project within the Bitcoin Cash ecosystem because it gives anyone the ability to issue and transfer tokens in a permissionless fashion. Since the project was announced last year, there’s been a myriad of tokens created on the BCH chain. A few SLP tokens have launched on […]

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