カテゴリー: Hard Fork

Op-ed: The Case for Adding CTOR to Bitcoin Cash in November

Op-ed: The Case for Adding CTOR to Bitcoin Cash in NovemberThe following opinion piece on Canonical Transaction Ordering (CTOR) was written by Jonald Fyookball the lead developer of Electron Cash.  Canonical Transaction Ordering (“CTOR”) is one of the planned changes for the November 2018 Bitcoin Cash protocol upgrade. There has been quite a bit of discussion in the Bitcoin Cash community about this change. Also […]

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Bitcoin Cash Upgrade Debate: One CPU Equals One Vote

Bitcoin Cash Upgrade Debate: One CPU Equals One VoteIf you are a Bitcoin Cash (BCH) proponent you’ve definitely been hearing a lot about the upcoming hard fork scheduled for November 15. Most people have been discussing the conflict between the Bitcoin ABC developers and Nchain’s recently announced Bitcoin SV project. This week Nchain’s Steve Shadders shared a post concerning the Bitcoin SV client […]

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Bitcoin.org Owner Announces the ‘Cobra Client’ BCH Node Software

Bitcoin.org Owner Announces the 'Cobra Client' BCH Node SoftwareJust when you thought things couldn’t get weirder in the cryptocurrency space, one of the most untrusted characters within the Bitcoin community has announced the launch of a new full node Bitcoin Cash client. The notorious owner of the website Bitcoin.org, Cobra Bitcoin, has revealed what he calls the ‘Cobra Client,’ a Bitcoin Cash full […]

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Dash Is in Trouble

Dash is in Trouble2018 hasn’t been kind to cryptocurrencies, with every major asset except for BNB recording a loss for the year to date. Dash has been particularly hard hit, slipping from 7th to 14th by market cap, and down 92% from its all-time high. A growing schism, culminating in a motion to replace Dash CEO Ryan Taylor, […]

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Coingeek Speaks on Consensus Changes and Next-Gen ASIC Chip

Coingeek Speaks on Consensus Changes and Next-Gen ASIC ChipLast week, news.Bitcoin.com reported on the proposed consensus changes published by the Bitcoin ABC development team, and the opposition towards certain elements of that proposal from a few BCH community members. Now the blockchain firm and mining organization Coingeek, led by the billionaire tycoon Calvin Ayre, has revealed some different proposed changes to the BCH […]

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The Opposition Towards Bitcoin ABC’s Proposed Upgrade Changes

The Opposition Towards Bitcoin ABC's Proposed Upgrade ChangesOn August 8, the Bitcoin ABC development team published an announcement regarding the November hard fork changes with plans to finish the latest codebase by August 15. The proposal falls in line with the ABC developer’s upgrade timeline and contains about five different changes that will soon be ready for testing. Also read: Bitcoin Cash Acceptance […]

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Why Governance is the Greatest Problem That Blockchains Must Solve

Why Governance is the Greatest Problem That Blockchains Must SolveA chain is only as strong as its weakest link, and in a blockchain that link lies in the form of its founders. Getting nodes to achieve consensus is easy compared to the difficulty of getting humans to achieve consensus. The greatest challenge that new blockchains must solve isn’t speed or scaling – it’s governance. […]

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Bitcoin ABC Developers Publish Bitcoin Cash Upgrade Timeline

Bitcoin ABC Developers Publish Bitcoin Cash Upgrade TimelineJust recently the Bitcoin ABC development team has published the Bitcoin Cash ‘November 15 Upgrade Timeline’ which details what the programmers plan to do before the hard fork. As the upgrade approaches the ABC development team wants to ensure a smooth hard fork by making sure every full node participant and miner is ready with […]

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Tezos Will Fork Before It’s Even Launched

Tezos Will Fork Before It’s Even LaunchedTezos, a blockchain best known for its off-chain drama rather than its on-chain utility, is set to fork. Internecine conflict has riven the Tezos community for months, spilling over into the courtroom and leading to the dismissal of foundation members. On the eve of its mainnet launch, another twist will see nTezos created as a […]

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Bitcoin Cash Upgrade Milestone Complete: 32MB and New Features

Bitcoin Cash Upgrade Milestone Complete: 32MB and New FeaturesThe Bitcoin Cash network has officially upgraded the blockchain protocol at approximately 1:54 EDT by extending the current block size fourfold from 8MB to 32MB. The consensus change is one of the largest block size increases in blockchain history, and the upgrade also adds the great knowledge of understanding Satoshi’s OP_Codes – which could add the […]

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