Hard Fork

Monero Hard Fork Appears Successful As Devs Shun Bitmain’s ASIC Miners

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Monero Hard Fork Appears Successful As Devs Shun Bitmain’s ASIC Miners
Users of anonymity-focused altcoin Monero (XMR) continue to wait with baited breath after the cryptocurrency hard forked Friday, April 6. In an attempt to protect the cryptocurrency against ASIC miners, the altcoin’s developers successfully completed the transfer to version 7 of Monero, creator Riccardo Spagni confirming the move in typically tongue-in-cheek style on social media: Read More

Cryptocurrency Verge Responds To Hacking Claims By Launching ‘Accidental Hard Fork’

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Cryptocurrency Verge Responds To Hacking Claims By Launching ‘Accidental Hard Fork’
Anonymity-focused cryptocurrency Verge (XVG) lost 25% of its value April 4 as news surfaced of an apparent hack which developers ‘resolved’ by accidentally initiating a hard fork. According to various press and social media sources, including Verge developer known as Sunerok, a bug allowed manipulation of block mining timestamps. This created the potential for illegitimate Read More

Privacy Altcoin Zcash Announces First Network Update, ‘Not Expected’ To Be A Fork

4 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Privacy Altcoin Zcash Announces First Network Update, ‘Not Expected’ To Be A Fork
Privacy-oriented cryptocurrency Zcash announced the release of their first network upgrade, Zcash Overwinter, in a blog post on March, 2. The blog post says that Overwinter, the “software-updates-required” update, will be supported as early as April 2018, on version 1.1.0 of zcashd. The Overwinter main chain update launch is set for June 25, 2018. Overwinter Read More

Crypto Investment Shows ‘Limitless Ignorance Of Human Race’, Hedge Fund Tells Clients

4 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Crypto Investment Shows ‘Limitless Ignorance Of Human Race’, Hedge Fund Tells Clients
One of the world’s largest hedge funds Elliott Management, founded by billionaire Paul Singer in 1977, dedicated three pages to describing its negative view of cryptocurrencies in a fourth-quarter letter to clients, calling cryptocurrencies “one of the most brilliant scams in history,” Business Insider reported Feb. 20. In the letter dated Jan. 26, Elliott claims Read More

Bitmex: Tether ‘Possibly’ Has Enough Cash Reserves, Could Still Be Shut Down

4 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Bitmex: Tether ‘Possibly’ Has Enough Cash Reserves, Could Still Be Shut Down
Bitmex Research released an in-depth report on Tether today, Feb. 19, detailing the reasons why Tether is most likely backed by sufficient fiat reserves after all, and what problems with regulatory bodies Tether will most likely encounter in the future. Tether is a digital token backed by fiat currency, supposedly pegged 1:1 with the US Read More

Bitcoin Gold: A Case Study on the Cryptocurrency Security Problem

6 months ago adcity Comments Off on Bitcoin Gold: A Case Study on the Cryptocurrency Security Problem
Op-Ed This is an Op-ed article written by Arseny Reutov. The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support views, opinions or conclusions drawn in this post. In late October, Bitcoin Gold forked from Bitcoin as a new cryptocurrency, and immediately became the victim of a Distributed Denial Read More

Ethereum Classic ‘Changes’ Boost Price to New All-Time Highs Over $30

7 months ago adcity Comments Off on Ethereum Classic ‘Changes’ Boost Price to New All-Time Highs Over $30
Ethereum Classic (ETC) has rocketed in price to new all-time highs as the altcoin’s hard fork deadline next month nears. Following increased enthusiasm at a recent developer conference in Hong Kong, ETC hit $34 in trading Tuesday after news of “significant changes” became mainstream. The move represents near-50 percent growth in 24 hours, ETC’s best Read More

Vitalik Lays Out Ethereum 2.0 Roadmap In Taiwan

7 months ago adcity Comments Off on Vitalik Lays Out Ethereum 2.0 Roadmap In Taiwan
Vitalik Buterin, co-founder of Ethereum, has laid out the future plan of the Blockchain technology-based platform at a conference in Taipei, dealing with some of the biggest problems in Ethereum and suggesting how the future might shape up. Having already provided a substantial amount of information, the new update from Buterin gives more specific details. Read More

Ronnie Moas Sets New Sights for 2018 – $14,000 on the Cards

7 months ago adcity Comments Off on Ronnie Moas Sets New Sights for 2018 – $14,000 on the Cards
Less than two weeks ago, Standpoint Research’s Ronnie Moas, who is famed for his stock picking, put another target prediction for Bitcoin to reach for 2018, eyeing $11,000. Having seen many of his targets smashed earlier than expected, the Bitcoin Bull has moved the goalposts again. Moas now predicts that Bitcoin will be at $14,000 Read More

Bitcoin Gold Launches to Little Fanfare

7 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