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Tag Archives: Bitcoin Cash

Bitcoin Cash markets recover

The cryptocurrency markets continued to advance on Thursday, but today’s returns were far more muted than the euphoric leap that greeted investors on Wednesday. The rally was largely concentrated among large-cap coins, and the Bitcoin Cash price posted far-and-away the top gains of any top-tier cryptocurrency. Altogether, the cryptocurrency market cap added approximately $11 billion, enabling it to once again …

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Localbitcoincash.org will launch zero-fee BCH-based ‘Shapeshifting’ trades

A new peer-to-peer trading platform dedicated to bitcoin cash (BCH) trading called Localbitcoincash.org (LBCH) is growing more popular among crypto-enthusiasts worldwide. Individuals from the U.S., Venezuela, Singapore, Australia, Norway, the Philippines, and more are selling bitcoin cash with trades varying between 0.01 to 20 BCH per trade. The website is entirely different than when it first launched, and the interface …

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Coinbase suspends Bitcoin Cash trading after launch

Earlier today, on December 20, the global cryptocurrency exchange market’s largest brokerage and wallet platform Coinbase, the first confirmed multi-billion dollar startup in the cryptocurrency industry, has integrated Bitcoin Cash trading. “We’re excited to announce that customers will be able to buy, sell, send and receive Bitcoin Cash on Coinbase,” came word from the Coinbase blog. BCH is quickly becoming …

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Blockchain.info will launch Bitcoin Cash support

In a blog post today, popular Bitcoin wallet provider Blockchain.info has announced that it has now given “full support” to Bitcoin Cash (BCH). Bitcoin Cash, had become one of its wallet’s main currencies alongside Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH). “In November, we revealed our plan to deliver on the growing demand we’ve seen for Bitcoin Cash,” the post explains. “Starting …

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ViaBTC launches a new exchange focused on Bitcoin Cash

One of bitcoin’s biggest mining pools, ViaBTC announced its launching of a new cryptocurrency exchange platform with a focus on Bitcoin Cash based in the U.K. The exchange’s base cryptocurrency will be bitcoin cash, which forked away from the main bitcoin blockchain earlier this year. CoinEx, which was incorporated on Dec. 4 according to public filings, will offer trading pairs …

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Bitcoin Cash plans to increase its block size

Yesterday, by the bitcoin offshoot’s main developer team, Bitcoin ABC, was released six to 12-month roadmap of Bitcoin cash. The roadmap notably includes two hard forks – an upgrading method that requires everyone running the software to upgrade – scheduled for May and November of 2018. Also the developers have made “tentative” plans to increase the cryptocurrency’s block size again …

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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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