カテゴリー: Hard Fork

Myetherwallet Relaunches as Mycrypto Following a Hostile Twitter Takeover

Myetherwallet Relaunches as Mycrypto Following a Hostile Twitter TakeoverMyetherwallet, the web’s most popular client-side ethereum interface, has announced a surprise rebrand. The service will henceforth be known as Mycrypto following an acrimonious split. The sudden move took one half of the Myetherwallet team by surprise, who claims the “Twitter handle was changed without knowledge or permission of MEW’s founder”. It has also emerged […]

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Coincheck Faces Pressing Questions in the Wake of the World’s Biggest Hack

Coincheck Faces Pressing Questions in the Wake of the World’s Biggest HackIt was, by any reckoning, a huge haul. Between $400 million and $534 million dollars of NEM stolen, depending on whether you go on its value at the time or once the market had reacted to the news. At a press conference on Friday afternoon, the stunned Coincheck team painted forlorn figures as they came […]

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Trading Tip `The Wall´ – Absurd Profits from Zclassic a.k.a. Bitcoin Private

Trading Tip `The Wall´ – Absurd Profits from Zclassic a.k.a. Bitcoin PrivateIn just 3 months, the price of Zclassic (ZCL) has increased by +5,768%. In this post, I’ll give some background to what Zclassic is and try to explain what is going on with it. Also read: The Art of Buying the Dip A Quick History Lesson on Zclassic Zcash (ZEC) is a privacy-centric cryptocurrency that launched […]

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Bitcoin Cash Jumps 70% as Coinbase and Gdax Announce Immediate Trading

Bitcoin Cash Jumps 57% as Coinbase and Gdax Announce Immediate TradingRetail and professional cryptocurrency traders can now trade Bitcoin Cash (BCH) on two of the world’s most popular exchanges, Coinbase and Gdax. News of the announcements sent the BCH price to over 3,700 USD as of this writing. Also read: Tezos Foundation Board Member Quits Bitcoin Cash is Trading on Coinbase Immediately “We’re excited to […]

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Bitcoin Gold: A Case Study on the Cryptocurrency Security Problem

Bitcoin Gold: a Case Study on the Cryptocurrency Security ProblemThis is an Op-ed article written by Arseny Reutov. The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support views, opinions or conclusions drawn in this post. In late October, Bitcoin Gold forked from Bitcoin as a new cryptocurrency, and immediately became the victim of a Distributed Denial of […]

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Bitcoin Cash Will Close Out 2017 With Significant Infrastructure Support

Bitcoin Cash Will Close Out 2017 With Significant Infrastructure SupportThe end of the year is approaching, and the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network and community have continued to see significant growth. From merchant acceptance, cryptocurrency businesses integrating support, and many other additions to the BCH economy, shows that bitcoin cash will have some robust infrastructure for 2018. Also Read: Increased South African Bitcoin Adoption Highlights […]

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Trezor Firmware Update Brings Shorter Addresses and Support for More Tokens

Trezor Firmware Update Brings Shorter Addresses and Support for More TokensPopular cold storage wallet solution, Trezor, announced its latest firmware upgrade. Version 1.6.0 offers support for more tokens. It also implements support for segregated witness addresses, using Bech32 instead of the usual P2SH format, potentially saving block size on the Bitcoin network. As the first hard wallet to use Bech32, the company’s update might help […]

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Parity Calls for Ethereum Hard Fork to Reverse $230 Million Bug

Parity Calls for Ethereum Hard Fork to Reverse $230 Million BugHard forks to reset a cryptocurrency to a previous state can be very contentious, tearing apart communities of supporters into warring factions. Ethereum already underwent such a scenario after the DAO debacle, creating a precedent, and now Parity is asking for a hard fork.  Also Read: A Hacker Gained Access to the Bitcoin Gold Windows […]

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Parity Calls for Ethereum Hard Fork to Reverse $230 Million Bug

Parity Calls for Ethereum Hard Fork to Reverse $230 Million BugHard forks to reset a cryptocurrency to a previous state can be very contentious, tearing apart communities of supporters into warring factions. Ethereum already underwent such a scenario after the DAO debacle, creating a precedent, and now Parity is asking for a hard fork.  Also Read: A Hacker Gained Access to the Bitcoin Gold Windows […]

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Bitcoin Cash Network Status: Transactions On the Rise

Bitcoin Cash Network Status: Transactions On the RiseThe Bitcoin Cash network is trucking along as the blockchain is currently finishing up its fourth month of existence. As more adoption and infrastructure support has been added to the BCH network over the past few months, many bitcoin cash supporters are optimistic about the cryptocurrency’s future. Also read: How to Protect Your Bitcoin and Your […]

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