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Craig Wright Pushes For 1GB Blocks to Attain Visa-Level Bitcoin Scaling

3 months ago adcity Comments Off on Craig Wright Pushes For 1GB Blocks to Attain Visa-Level Bitcoin Scaling
News Craig Wright, the man who famously claimed to be Satoshi Nakamoto, is back in the news again. This time he’s weighed into the bitcoin scaling debate, which is becoming increasingly politicized. In a post entitled “Scaling Bitcoin and what some will do to stop this”, he refutes sceptics who believe that bitcoin can’t scale Read More

Bitcoin Gold Launches to Little Fanfare

3 months ago adcity Comments Off on Bitcoin Gold Launches to Little Fanfare
Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The bitcoin gold (BTG) network activated on Sunday with the idealistic goal to “make bitcoin decentralized again” by blocking the use of ASIC miners, but several metrics indicate that it faces significant obstacles in its quest to fulfill that mission. Bitcoin Gold Read More

Why Aren’t There More Women in Bitcoin?

3 months ago adcity Comments Off on Why Aren’t There More Women in Bitcoin?
News Take a look around the crypto community, both in meatspace and online, and it would be fair to say that the majority of participants are male. This is borne out in a recent survey of 2,000 Americans which shed light on the makeup of the bitcoin space, highlighting a stark gender divide. In fact Read More

Confusion and Euphoria As Bitcoin Cash Surges Past $30 Billion

3 months ago adcity Comments Off on Confusion and Euphoria As Bitcoin Cash Surges Past $30 Billion
“BITCOIN CASH IS BITCOIN NOW.” Issued by Li Ang, head of China-based bitcoin mining outfit Canoe Pool, the proclamation may not be distinguishable from typical cryptocurrency banter. However, the difference this time around is the context. No idle statement, Ang’s comment comes amid what can only be characterized as one of the biggest migrations of Read More

Bitcoin Cash Soars As Bitcoin Prices Retreat

3 months ago adcity Comments Off on Bitcoin Cash Soars As Bitcoin Prices Retreat
A wave of investment is flowing into Bitcoin Cash in the last 2 days. At the same time, Bitcoin prices are retreating, while mining power switches over to Bitcoin Cash. As a result, Bitcoin’s mempool – the place where unconfirmed transactions are stored until they are confirmed – is ballooning. This has created a dynamic Read More

Bitpico Claims Segwit2X is Still Alive Despite All Evidence to the Contrary

3 months ago adcity Comments Off on Bitpico Claims Segwit2X is Still Alive Despite All Evidence to the Contrary
News Reports of 2X’s death have been greatly exaggerated. That’s according to a statement issued by little-known mining group Bitpico. In a defiant message that appeared on a mailing list, Bitpico claimed to control 30% of the network hashrate and to be pressing ahead with the B2X fork regardless. Also read: Closing the Curtains On Read More

33% of Younger Americans Plan to Invest in Ethereum: Survey

4 months ago adcity Comments Off on 33% of Younger Americans Plan to Invest in Ethereum: Survey
Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Younger Americans are far more likely to invest in ethereum, bitcoin, and other cryptocurrencies than people from older age groups. According to a survey commissioned by student loan consolidation service LendEDU and conducted by OnePoll, American adults between the ages of 18 Read More

(+) Asian Market Update: Asian Stocks Fall as Bitcoin Takes a Breather

4 months ago adcity Comments Off on (+) Asian Market Update: Asian Stocks Fall as Bitcoin Takes a Breather
Bitcoin put up an epic rally this week, upstaging equities and political developments centered on tax and the Federal Reserve. An impressive rise in crude oil also made headlines, as investors continued looked on favorably to speculation that OPEC is considering extending its production cuts well into 2018. // — Discuss and ask questions in Read More

Bitcoin Dominance Index Surpasses 61% for First Time since March

4 months ago adcity Comments Off on Bitcoin Dominance Index Surpasses 61% for First Time since March
Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. For the first time since March of this year, the bitcoin dominance index has surpassed 61 percent, further solidifying bitcoin’s position as the leading digital currency within the global cryptocurrency market. From January to September, the dominance index of bitcoin has declined Read More

(+) Bitcoin Hard Fork: The Game Plan

4 months ago adcity Comments Off on (+) Bitcoin Hard Fork: The Game Plan
Bitcoin’s upcoming fork is arguably its most divisive one yet. Clear battle lines have been drawn, setting the stage for a potentially Lutheran-style schism in the blockchain community. (Note: the author is being a bit dramatic, but all signs seem to show that a serious divergence is building momentum.) // — Discuss and ask questions Read More