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A Look At Service Providers and Tools Supporting the New BCH Cashaddr Format

Technology This past January the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) developers and community began implementing a new address format called ‘Cashaddr.’ The new protocol serialization makes BCH addresses distinct from other cryptocurrency formats in order to reduce user error, and the change also bolsters some future network functionalities as well. Over the past two weeks, many BCH […]

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The 2018 Satoshi’s Vision Conference Heads to Japan

Conferences After the successful ‘Satoshi’s Vision Conference’ held in San Francisco in 2016, and last year’s ‘The Future of Bitcoin’ event in Arnhem, the Bitcoin Unlimited team is hosting another conference this year in Tokyo, Japan. Satoshi’s Vision Conference Tokyo will be held on March 23-25 and aims to bring cryptocurrency luminaries, the brightest developers, […]

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Bitcoin Cash Supporters Prepare for the Network’s Next Six Months

News It’s been six months since the inception of the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network, and the decentralized currency’s infrastructure continues to grow. Over the past week, there’s been many new announcements surrounding the BCH chain and its ecosystem. See also: Bitcoin ABC Developers Announce Medium-Term Bitcoin Cash Roadmap Six Months In, the Bitcoin Cash Network Celebrates […]

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Bitcoin Cash Developers Propose Imminent Block Size Increase to 32MB – The Merkle

Scaling Bitcoin has been a topic of substantial debate for quite some time now. When Bitcoin Cash came around, it almost seemed as if these problems would be put to rest once and for all. With its on-chain scaling approach, BCH is the most functional version of Bitcoin right now. In fact, it seems we […]

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As Blockchains Grow Bigger, Full Node Counts Increase

Technology Back in 2016, the number of full nodes within the Bitcoin core network was dropping. At the time, Bitcoin enthusiasts thought the amount of nodes would continue to decline and the metric was used heavily in the scaling debate. However, in contrast to many people’s predictions, the count of full node BTC implementations has […]

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Coingeek Funds Terabyte Block Initiative for Bitcoin Cash With 3.6M Euro

Technology On January 15 the cryptocurrency media outlet and blockchain company Coingeek owned and operated by the financial tycoon Calvin Ayre announced funding an initiative called the ‘Terab Project’ with 3.6 million euro. Coingeek alongside its partners Nchain and Lokad, plan to massively scale the bitcoin cash blockchain to terabyte (1 million MB) size blocks which […]

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Crypto Derivative Platform Counterparty Is Coming to the Bitcoin Cash Network

Technology This week a new forked counterparty protocol has been announced that will be solely dedicated to the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network. The team plans to launch its native currency XCPC on March 1 while also detailing there will be a ‘burning’ as well. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies […]

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Five Cryptocurrencies Had Over 1,000 GitHub Commits in 2017 – The Merkle

Gauging the actual value of any cryptocurrency has always been difficult. Many people look at the market cap or the value per coin. Others look at the number of network transactions and how many merchants accept it as a form of payment. Another area worth looking into is how many commits and merges are conducted by people […]

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An Interview with Viabtc Founder Yang Haipo

Interview Back in August, Viabtc founder Yang Haipo was one of the first public figures to declare ”Bitcoin Cash is Bitcoin”. His exchange Viabtc was one of the first to list Bitcoin Cash (BCH), which was heavily criticized by Chinese industrial players for being “controlled” by Bitmain. Now Haipo is planning his new business Coinex, […]

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Everything you wanted to know about bitcoin but were afraid to ask | Technology

The money has become too much to ignore and so bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are back in the news. You may have heard about Ethereum, a cryptocurrency that has risen in value by more than 2,500% over the course of 2017. Or maybe you’ve heard about one of the many smaller cryptocurrencies that raised hundreds of millions of […]

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