Bitcoin Cash Hard Forks In Bid to Ease Mining Difficulties

Bitcoin Cash Hard Forks In Bid to Ease Mining Difficulties Bitcoin cash appears to be successfully navigating a planned hard fork. At press time, the majority of the network nodes (roughly 82 percent) have transitioned to new software (version 0.16.0 or later) that includes rules aimed at making the protocol's reward distribution more attractive to […]

Bitcoin Plunges 29% From Record High

Bitcoin Plunges 29% From Record High Offshoot called bitcoin cash is luring users amid tech debate Bitcoin’s jump this year has attracted Wall Street’s interest Citigroup Inc. CEO Michael Corbat shares his thoughts on digital currencies. Bitcoin plunged as the cancellation of a technology upgrade prompted some users to switch out of the cryptocurrency, spooking […]

Bitcoin Gold Launches Today

Bitcoin Gold Launches Today After weeks of preparation, Bitcoin Gold (Bgold; BTG) is finally launching today, November 12, 2017.   Bitcoin Gold is the second project to fork away from the Bitcoin blockchain to create a new coin this year; on August 1, Bitcoin Cash (Bcash) was the first. Where Bcash attempted to offer an […]

Relief and Disbelief – Bitcoin Reacts to Sudden ‘2x’ Suspension

Relief and Disbelief – Bitcoin Reacts to Sudden '2x' Suspension The tweets came fast and furious, almost quicker than the articulation. After months of anger and debate, a group of businesses and mining firms that use bitcoin’s software to provide services suddenly shuttered an attempt at changing its rules. Scheduled to be introduced in mid-November, […]

Bitcoin Gold Hard Fork Draws Mixed Reactions

Bitcoin Gold Hard Fork Draws Mixed Reactions The Bitcoin Gold hard fork that caused a minor, temporary dip in bitcoin’s price a couple weeks ago has drawn both “boos” and “bravos” from the cryptocurrency community. Most observers voiced no problem with hard forks as a tool for competition and experimentation, but some see forks as […]

Bitcoin Prices Still Firmly Above $7000, Without China

Bitcoin Prices Still Firmly Above $7000, Without China Bitcoin is unstoppable these days, passing one “technical” test after another, crossing the $5000-mark, the $6000-mark, and the $7000-mark in a matter of weeks. The “people’s currency” has gained 27.33% in seven days, as market volume increased. What’s behind the digital currency’s breathtaking run? Certainly, it isn’t […]