Wednesday , 22 November 2017

Tag Archives: Bitcoin Cash

Hundreds of Bitcoin Cash are stuck in Segwit addresses

When bitcoin forked leading to the creation of bitcoin cash, woeful tales of funds sent to the wrong chain abounded. Hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of BCH is languishing in segwit addresses. The funds were mistakenly sent there by users who have no easy way of differentiating segwit and non-segwit addresses. Retrieving the funds is difficult, but not entirely …

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Bitcoin wallet Blockchain will add support for Bitcoin Cash

Bitcoin wallet service Blockchain revealed plans for bitcoin cash and SegWit support. The company says that it will add full support for bitcoin cash across all its platforms by the end of Q1 2018. It is also working on integrating SegWit support in its wallet products. Blockchain made the announcement in a blog post, explaining that it believes bitcoin cash …

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Bitcoin Cash is successfully navigating a hard fork

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 the miners that secure its blockchain. Executed at roughly 21:00 UTC, the new version of the bitcoin cash blockchain has since amassed six blocks, while none have yet been …

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Bitcoin Classic shuts down

Bitcoin Classic has confirmed it is shutting down as developers claim Bitcoin Cash (BCH) will become ‘Bitcoin’ by May 2018. A group of developers will no longer provide support for an alternative implementation of the software, claiming another protocol is achieving what they set out to do. Speaking in a blog post, release manager for Bitcoin Classic, Tom Zander, said …

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Bitcoin community criticizes Bitcoin Cash

In September, Bitcoin Cash was launched through a hard fork executed by a few major mining pools including ViaBTC and Bitmain. Since then, the support and demand for Bitcoin Cash have significantly decreased, which is evident in the hash rate and market cap of the cryptocurrency. At the time, even Bitmain, which first introduced Bitcoin Cash in July as Bitcoin …

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Roger Ver: ‘Bitcoin Cash is Bitcoin’

Roger Ver and Calvin Ayre, strong proponents of Bitcoin cash, have recently announced a plan to use their influence and considerable wealth to rebrand bitcoin cash as “bitcoin”. Ver, an early bitcoin investor, has incurred the ire of much of the bitcoin community over the past several years, primarily due to his repeated support for contentious hard forks associated with …

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The Bitcoin Cash Network continues to grow

BCH developers had revealed the upcoming plans to improve the cryptocurrency’s protocol. Discussions revolving around bitcoin cash development shows the protocol’s programmers have a very ambitious roadmap for the digital currency’s future. This includes a deep focus on on-chain scaling, and not fearing hard forks down the road in order to upgrade the BCH software. Currently, there are five development …

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Bitcoin.com added Bitcoin Cash functionality for all wallet versions

A couple weeks ago Bitcoin.com mentioned that they were working on integrating bitcoin cash (BCH) into all versions of wallet application. And now they announced that BCH has been just rolled out in its entirety. All users, readers, and customers can easily assess bitcoin cash functionality on their bitcoin.com wallets. Bitcoin integration cash is seamless. Users can instantly send and …

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Litecoin price sets new record high

Litecoin has hit what creator Charlie Lee has called two “milestones,” passing $60 and a $3 bln market cap for the first time. Data from Coinmarketcap showed Sunday delivering Litecoin’s best performance in its four-year history based on Chinese and South Korean trade volumes. Litecoin’s price has been rising steadily since March when it began climbing from the $4.00 range. …

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