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Chinese Miners Short BTC Markets to Hedge Against Falling Prices

Chinese Miners Short BTC Markets to Hedge Against Falling PricesThe price of bitcoin core (BTC) has dropped considerably over the past few months, significantly affecting individuals and organizations that mine the cryptocurrency. According to recent reports, many miners in China are now short selling bitcoins to hedge against falling digital asset prices. Also Read: Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Are Still Blood Red Some Chinese Miners Are […]

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Chinese Miners Short BTC Markets to Hedge Against Falling Prices

Chinese Miners Short BTC Markets to Hedge Against Falling PricesThe price of bitcoin core (BTC) has dropped considerably over the past few months, significantly affecting individuals and organizations that mine the cryptocurrency. According to recent reports, many miners in China are now short selling bitcoins to hedge against falling digital asset prices. Also Read: Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Are Still Blood Red Some Chinese Miners Are […]

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Three Bitcoin Lies That Just Won’t Die

Did you hear that China’s just banned Bitcoin? Or that mining is killing the planet? Course you did. It’s hard to ignore the FUD when it’s all around you, like a thick fog that just won’t shift. Some Bitcoin falsehoods are so pernicious and pervasive they they refuse to die, despite all efforts to set […]

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Hash Wars: BCH Community Evaluates Six Days of Battle

Hash Wars: BCH Community Evaluates Six Days of BattleThe Bitcoin Cash (BCH) blockchain split on Nov. 15 and the community are still discussing the subject at great length. Since the chain splintered into two separate networks, additional trading platforms like Coinbase and Bitstamp have re-established BCH markets by choosing to list the ABC chain with the exchange ticker “BCH.” Also Read: Indian Government Expects […]

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Hash Wars: BCH Proponents Confident a Resolution Is in Sight

Hash Wars: BCH Proponents Confident an End to the Conflict Is on the HorizonOn Saturday, Nov. 17, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community entered the third day of its hash war, with many supporters growing confident that a resolution may be in sight. Close to 300 blocks have been mined on the Bitcoin ABC side of the chain using the new consensus ruleset, which has also given the network […]

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Hash Wars: BCH Proponents Confident a Resolution Is in Sight

Hash Wars: BCH Proponents Confident an End to the Conflict Is on the HorizonOn Saturday, Nov. 17, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community entered the third day of its hash war, with many supporters growing confident that a resolution may be in sight. Close to 300 blocks have been mined on the Bitcoin ABC side of the chain using the new consensus ruleset, which has also given the network […]

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Hash Wars: Day Two and the Anticipation for BCH Trading Platforms to Reopen

It has been close to 24 hours since the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) blockchain split on Nov. 15, and the community is assessing the first day of battle. At the time of writing, both chains are still operational and the ABC chain has a 32-block lead on the SV chain. Now many BCH supporters are patiently […]

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Fork Watch: Disputed Consensus and an Abundance of Game Theory

Fork Watch: Disputed Consensus and an Abundance of Game TheoryIn less than 24 hours the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network will be facing a hard fork involving consensus changes that are currently disputed and may lead to a blockchain split. Two development teams have proposed different paths for the Nov. 15 upgrade and the clashing BCH reference implementations will be incompatible with each other after […]

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GMO Internet Sees Huge Leap in BCH Mining for October

GMO Internet Sees Huge Leap in BCH Mining for OctoberJapanese cryptocurrency mining company GMO Internet Group released its monthly update for October on Nov. 5. The report shows a huge increase in the amount of bitcoin cash extracted – 875 coins, from zero in September. Altogether, the company earned about $3.85 million from mining BTC and BCH during the period under review. Also Read: Pan-African […]

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Hacker Livestreams 51% Attack on Bitcoin Private

Hacker Livestreams 51% Attack on Bitcoin PrivateOn Oct. 13, ethical hacker “Geocold” followed through on his promise to 51 percent attack an altcoin. He eventually settled on Bitcoin Private (BTCP), and quickly gained majority hashrate control, but the spectacle was fraught with setbacks, including censorship from two streaming services that pulled the plug. Also read: Mischief-Maker Promises to Livestream a 51% […]

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