カテゴリー: transactions

Previously Inactive Whales Are Moving Large Amounts of BTC

Earlier this week, armchair sleuths began pointing out that large amounts of cryptocurrency from long-dormant addresses have been on the move. For instance, one wallet that’s been inactive since its inception in 2013 moved 66,452 BTC — worth around $245 million — to an unknown address. Hours later, a few more addresses from the top […]

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Previously Inactive Whales Are Moving Large Amounts of BTC

Earlier this week, armchair sleuths began pointing out that large amounts of cryptocurrency from long-dormant addresses have been on the move. For instance, one wallet that’s been inactive since its inception in 2013 moved 66,452 BTC — worth around $245 million — to an unknown address. Hours later, a few more addresses from the top […]

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BCH-Powered Bitcoin Files Project Adds IPFS Support

Last October, the developers of the Bitcoin Cash-powered Bitcoin Files project launched the first iteration of its censorship-resistant file sharing software. At the time, the platform allowed users to upload files of 5kb or less to the blockchain. Now, the latest Bitcoin Files release supports the decentralized Inter-Planetary File System (IPFS), allows users to upload […]

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Zero-Confirmation Forfeits: Adding Security to Unconfirmed BCH Transactions

Zero Confirmation Forfeits: Adding Security to Unconfirmed BCH TransactionsOn Nov. 20, the Bitcoin Cash developer Awemany announced the first code proposal for a concept called Zero-Confirmation Forfeits (ZCF), a protocol that adds a layer of security to zero-confirmation transactions. The ZCF mechanism allows faster payments and is designed to reduce the risks involved with double-spend attacks. Also read: Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Shed Billions in […]

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PR: Bithumb Celebrates Its Fifth Anniversary with BTC Air Drops

Bithumb Celebrates Its Fifth Anniversary with BTC Air DropsThe global cryptocurrency stock exchange Bithumb is holding its third commemorative event in celebration of its fifth anniversary.

The ‘Super Airdrop Festival’ event has two parts, the Login Event and Air Drop Event, and is open to participation for anyone who is a Bithumb member.

Members can participate in the Login Event until December 11th by logging into Bithumb and clicking on the enter event button. In this event, 15 Bitcoins (valued at USD 97,789 as of today) are provided to one winner, who is selected by lottery after the event is concluded. The winner is scheduled to be announced on December 24th.

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Bitcoin Cash Miners Break Records Processing Multiple 32 MB Blocks

Bitcoin Cash Miners Break Records Processing Multiple 32 MB BlocksOn Saturday, Nov. 10, the operation BMG mining pool mined multiple 32 MB blocks on the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network. The first block at height 556034 was the biggest block ever mined on the BCH chain and the process confirmed over 166,000 transactions. A couple of hours later, BMG pool mined 4 more 32 MB […]

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Taiwan Passes Law to Crack Down on Anonymous Cryptocurrency Transactions

Taiwan Passes Law to Crack Down on Anonymous Cryptocurrency TransactionsThe Taiwanese government has amended its laws that regulate cryptocurrency transactions. The revisions reportedly give the country’s Financial Supervisory Commission “the authority to crack down on anonymous virtual currency transactions.” Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Amendments Passed The Legislative Yuan, Taiwan’s highest legislative body, on Friday passed some amendments to existing laws aimed […]

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New Bitcoin Cash Stress Test Sees 700,000 Transactions in One Day

New Bitcoin Cash Stress Test Sees 700,000 Transactions in One DayOn Thursday, Nov. 1, a group of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) proponents who call themselves the Professional Stress Test Team, performed a network stress test on the BCH chain. During the course of the day, the BCH network saw over 733,000 transactions and a 14MB block that cleared 73,000 transactions in one fell swoop. Also read: Anypay […]

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