The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has demanded that a New York City resident turn off his bitcoin mining hardware after it was discovered that his Antminer S5 was interfering with a broadband network operated by T-Mobile. According to the FCC, the mining rig was “generating spurious emissions” and “causing harmful interference” on “frequencies assigned […]
Back in 2016, the number of full nodes within the Bitcoin core network was dropping. At the time, Bitcoin enthusiasts thought the amount of nodes would continue to decline and the metric was used heavily in the scaling debate. However, in contrast to many people’s predictions, the count of full node BTC implementations has been […]
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About 24-hours ago bitcoin cash (BCH) miners were processing a ton of large blocks between 2-8MB in size. Fees have remained considerably low, and the bitcoin cash daily transaction volume is nearing the same amount of transactions as the litecoin network. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies Bitcoin Cash Miners […]
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Over the past week, there’s been heightened tension around the conversation about bitcoin fees and confirmation times. Many individuals have been complaining about unconfirmed transactions and average median transaction fees, costing $31-52 USD on December 23. With bitcoin being divisible by eight decimals, many of those decimals are rendered useless as small amounts of satoshis […]
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The 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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Blockchain for Referendum and Election Voting
Biafra Coin launch Initial Coin Offering (ICO) from 01 December 2017 to 31 December 2017 selling 9 million BFC Coins The Biafracoin ecosystem is a unique blockchain technology with BFC Tokens to run smart contracts for elections and referendum voting globally, Biafracoin “Peer to peer” network will allow citizens of each countries run smart contracts on their computers or phone using BFC Application either in Referendums, Elections Voting or Transfer of Tokens and 300,000 Biafra Coins will be sold every day as per the schedule
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RSK Labs has announced that the main network of their Bitcoin-powered smart contract platform is launching in beta on Monday after more than two years of development. The company claims to have secured the support of 90 percent of Bitcoin’s hashing power for merge mining the RSK sidechain. All developers are encouraged to take part […]
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As the entire community has been laser-focused on the recent hard fork and Bitcoin network split, many people have forgotten about the Segwit2x plan. Miners who participated in the ‘New York Agreement’ (NYA) have kept their promise and Segregated Witness will lock-in on the network in roughly two weeks. Also read: Gwyneth Paltrow Joins Bitcoin Wallet […]
The Blockchain Education Network will be conducting a global ‘Bitcoin Airdrop’ in partnership with Bitjob. It has been announced that fintech universities and cryptocurrency communities from 7 countries will participate in the airdrop, with the first event commencing on August 11 in Colombia. The events will distribute free bitcoin to young adults, and is set […]
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Bitcoin.com’s mining services continue to grow exponentially as pool.bitcoin.com commands roughly 3 percent of the Bitcoin network’s global mining power. In addition to the company’s mining capabilities, Bitcoin.com is partnered with the largest U.S.-based bitcoin mining data center allowing the company to leverage mining services like no other business in the industry. Bitcoin mining […]
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