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Bitcoin Gold: A Case Study on the Cryptocurrency Security Problem

7 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

Amaury Séchet Proposes New Bitcoin Cash Address Format for January 14

8 months ago adcity Comments Off on Amaury Séchet Proposes New Bitcoin Cash Address Format for January 14
Technology This week, the lead developer for Bitcoin ABC, Amaury Séchet, sent out a proposal via the developer’s mailing list to upgrade the address format for the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network. Séchet says the need to change the address format is “pressing” and the developer suggests aiming for deployment around January 14, 2018. Also read: Meet Read More

Singaporean Mining.sg Reports Increasing Hardware Demand

8 months ago adcity Comments Off on Singaporean Mining.sg Reports Increasing Hardware Demand
Mining Mr. Dexter Ng of Singaporean company Mining.sg has reported growing demand for his company’s cryptocurrency mining hardware. Mr. Ng told Channel News Asia that “customers come in and order 50 rigs on their own.” Also Read: Central Bank of Singapore Sees No Reason to Regulate Cryptocurrencies It Has Been Reported That Singaporean Demand for Mining Read More

Why Aren’t There More Women in Bitcoin?

8 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

Satoshi Nakamoto’s Confidant Gavin Andresen Throws Support Behind Bitcoin Cash

8 months ago adcity Comments Off on Satoshi Nakamoto’s Confidant Gavin Andresen Throws Support Behind Bitcoin Cash
Technology Gavin Andresen is the latest significant player in bitcoin to pledge support for bitcoin cash, referring to it as the chain most true to Satoshi’s original vision. In a tweet published on the 12th of November, Andresen has emphasized his belief that the high fees associated with BTC are undermining it as an effective Read More

Sberbank Apologizes for Buying Nearly All Graphics Cards on the Russian Market

8 months ago adcity Comments Off on Sberbank Apologizes for Buying Nearly All Graphics Cards on the Russian Market
Mining Russia has been suffering from a shortage of graphics cards that can be used to mine cryptocurrencies, causing their prices to almost double. However, it was not ordinary households that purchased most of these cards. State-owned Sberbank has come forward, admitted to buying them, and apologized for causing the shortage. Also read: Bitcoin-Based Ethereum Rival Read More

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

8 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