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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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Miners Have Begun Using Asicboost on the Bitcoin Cash Network

On Oct. 22, Bitmain released new firmware for the company’s Antminer mining rigs that enables the use of an optimization known as (overt) version-rolling Asicboost. Since then, Bitcoin Cash mining pools have been using the protocol and 63 Asicboost blocks were mined last week on the network. Also read: Developers Launch BDIP: A Bitcoin Cash Proposal […]

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Two Exchanges Publish Contingency Plans for November BCH Fork

Two Exchanges Publish Contingency Plans for November BCH ForkThis weekend two exchanges have released details on how they will handle the November 15 Bitcoin Cash (BCH) hard fork if there happens to be a blockchain split. The exchange Coinex and the trading platform Bitasiaex have informed their customers how they intend to deal with the upcoming consensus changes. Also Read: New Satoshi Challenger Tells […]

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Viabtc CEO Proposes BCH Organization to Establish Standards

Viabtc CEO Proposes BCH Organization to Establish StandardsOn August 31 the CEO of the firm Viabtc, Haipo Yang, published a blog post proposing the establishment of a standardization organization like the World Wide Web’s W3C consortium. Haipo Yang wants to start a similar group called the Bitcoin Cash Standard Organization (BCSO) in order to create standards and achieve better transparency when it […]

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Network Incompatibility Discussed After Bitcoin ABC Launches Latest Version

Network Incompatibility Discussed After Bitcoin ABC Launches Latest VersionOn August 20, 2018, maintainers of the most used full node BCH client have announced the release of Bitcoin ABC version 0.18.0. The version release follows the recent announcement from the firm Nchain, who recently revealed they were launching a client called Bitcoin SV, but with completely different upgrade features. Also read: Fivebucks.com: Meet the Freelancer’s […]

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BCH Stress Testers Will Put Pressure on the Network in Two Weeks

BCH Stress Testers Will Put Pressure on the Network in Two WeeksOn September 1, 2018, Bitcoin Cash ecosystem participants have plans to conduct a network stress test which will involve individuals and groups sending millions of transactions throughout the course of one day. With the BCH stress test day approaching soon, BCH proponents have been testing sending large amounts of small transactions at one time and […]

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SHA-256 Mining Hashrate Climbs Significantly in One Year

SHA-256 Mining Hashrate Climbs Significantly in One YearOver the last year, SHA-256 mining, the process that’s used to find blocks on both the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Bitcoin Core (BTC) networks, alongside a slew of other cryptocurrencies, has grown exponentially. Digital asset trading markets have been in a slump over the last eight months of 2018, but the bearish sentiment has not […]

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The Bitcoin Cash Network Processed 687,000 Transactions on August 1st

The Bitcoin Cash Network Processed 687,000 Transactions on August 1stOver the last day, BCH proponents have been celebrating the ‘Bitcoin Cash Independence Day’ which marks the anniversary of the August 1 blockchain split that took place a year ago. During festivities, the BCH community sent a ton of transactions over the course of the day and on August 1, 2018, the Bitcoin Cash network […]

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The Bitcoin Cash Pre-Consensus Debate Continues

The Bitcoin Cash Pre-Consensus Debate ContinuesA few days ago news.Bitcoin.com reported on the debate between Bitcoin Cash (BCH) developers and community members concerning an idea called ‘pre-consensus.’ Some developers believe pre-consensus could help with bock time speeds, zero-confirmation transactions, and consensus in general. Since then there’s been a lot of discussion about this topic, and some members of the BCH […]

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The Anonymous Bitcoin.org Owner Accuses BTC Mining Pools of Centralization

The Anonymous Bitcoin.org Owner Accuses BTC Mining Pools of CentralizationThere’s been a lot of controversy over the past few weeks stemming from the anonymous Twitter handle and co-owner of Bitcoin.org, ‘Cobra Bitcoin.’ The well-known BTC community member has been at the forefront of contentious subjects for many years now, and this week Cobra is claiming that one man has control of more than 51 […]

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