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There’s never a dull day in crypto. Even in a bear market. Microsoft develops blockchain products, Ethereum announces upgrades, Gemini plans to list Litecoin, and Justin Sun gives a very non-specific partnership announcement. Check it out in today’s roundup! How Brave Is Reinventing The Internet The Brave browser is gaining momentum as a viable alternative …

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On September 9th, Charlie Lee and Roger Ver sat down to have a conversation about Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Bitcoin Cash. It all happened during the Blockchain Cruise, an event where these encounters are both common and inevitable. However, this particular clash made sparks fly in a rather unexpected way, and an important bet has been …

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Crypto mining behemoth Bitmain announced Monday it has acquired the startup behind an open-source bitcoin cash wallet called Telescope. The browser-based wallet was launched earlier this year in an effort to enable instant bitcoin cash transactions. At present, Telescope can operate on Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, according to a press release, though the team …

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The trustee for the now-defunct cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox has revealed new details about the pace of cryptocurrency sales as part of the firm’s bankruptcy and rehabilitation process. Attorney Nobuaki Kobayashi explained in a September 25 notice on the Mt. Gox website that over $230 million dollar’s worth of bitcoin (BTC) and bitcoin cash (BCH) …

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There’s been no lack of hype or support surrounding Bitcoin Cash (BCH) since its hard fork from Bitcoin on August 1st, 2017. But now that a year anniversary has been celebrated and passed, the cryptocurrency community has been prompted a spectrum of questions: What has become of BCH? Where does it stand in terms of …

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Cryptocurrency forks are likely to slow down considerably in the future, leaders of several major projects, all of which were formed by forks, said at CoinDesk’s Consensus Singapore event today. On a panel session moderated by CoinDesk editor Pete Rizzo, Amaury Sechet, the lead developer behind Bitcoin ABC, the most widely used bitcoin cash software implementation, …

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With bitcoin cash developers at each other throats, the year-old cryptocurrency might just split into two. Created from a hard fork off the original bitcoin network after the scaling debate boiled over last year, bitcoin cash stakeholders seemed unified in their goal of boosting the cryptocurrency’s block size parameter in the hopes of attracting more users …

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Crypto Facilities, the U.K-based crypto futures exchange and CME Group partner, is adding a bitcoin cash product to its offerings. The firm announced Friday that it was launching the contract on its platform, which is regulated by the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority. Trading of the bitcoin cash future will begin at 4 p.m. British Standard …

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Peter Ryan is a research analyst at CoinDesk.  The following article originally appeared in CoinDesk Weekly, a custom-curated newsletter delivered every Sunday exclusively to our subscribers. In Robert Heinlein’s novel “Stranger in a Strange Land,” the character Jubal Harshaw asks one of his secretaries to identify the color of a house in the distance. She replies, …

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Amid a floorshow of acrobats, cross-dressers and samurai dwarves, gambling pioneer turned cryptocurrency advocate Calvin Ayer boomed, “This is a great moment in the history of money.” It might sound a bit nonsensical, but it was far from fiction at a bitcoin cash birthday party in London last week, where a circus-meets-gypsy-themed party gathered the cryptocurrency’s local …

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Dish Network, one of the first major firms to accept bitcoin as method of payment, has announced it now also accepts bitcoin cash. The support for a second cryptocurrency comes a full four years after the U.S.-based subscription TV provider first decided to accept bitcoin in 2014. At the time it was the world’s largest …

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Happy birthday, bitcoin cash. Tuesday marks the one year anniversary of the first block on the crypto protocol that split from the bitcoin network, now the fourth largest by total value, after a years-long disagreement about the course the cryptocurrency should take. For supporters, the main goal for the competing protocol was increasing the block size …

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CoinText.io, a blockchain startup developing a way to conduct offline bitcoin cash transactions, just closed a $600,000 seed funding round, the company announced Friday. Lead by Texas-based Yeoman’s Capital, which has previously invested in Fantom, OpenGarden and tZero, the funding round will be used to develop a mobile wallet which can support bitcoin cash transactions …

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Has a cryptocurrency by trolls, for trolls, finally been created? If not, the cryptocurrency bitcoin core (BTCC) certainly comes close. And no, we’re not using the derogatory other name for the cryptocurrency most often referred to as bitcoin – the one that legendary crypto investor and bitcoin cash booster Roger Ver likes to berate. Rather, …

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As ethereum, now the world’s second most valuable blockchain, grows larger and more diverse, it’s becoming clear its mechanisms for getting input from its constituency are proving problematic. Indeed, a series of proposals targeted at controversial topics – lost fund recovery, the ether supply rate and the emergence of new mining hardware – have sparked …

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“Roger Ver deserves to go to (back to) jail for fraud.” For those not immersed in bitcoin’s byzantine politics, it might seem strange to see Ragnar Lifthrasir, a self-described “passionate advocate for bitcoin,” wish incarceration on an early adopter and fervent evangelist the community once called “Bitcoin Jesus.” But Lifthrasir isn’t alone in his desire to lock Ver …

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Bitcoin cash’s next software upgrade may be even more ambitious than its first – and that’s no small feat given last time it broke off from bitcoin in acrimonious fashion. In fact, the update, announced in November and slated for May 15, packages together a number of features that all seem about helping the network …

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Having rallied more than 80 percent in the last week, bitcoin cash (BCH) looks overbought and due for a pullback. The world’s fourth largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization confirmed a bull breakout on April 15 by crossing the long-term descending trendline. The price rise occurred alongside the broader market recovery seen after bitcoin’s $1,000 rally on …

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Trust, but verify. Borrowed from a Russian writer, it’s one of crypto’s most widely embraced slogans, though one that’s becoming even more relevant on social media, where battling factions bent on promoting the next great high-tech investment are now turning the very symbols meant to protect users against them. Whether it’s an account impersonating the world’s largest …

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Ledger wallet users have been unable to access their bitcoin cash since Monday, and some users believe the hardware manufacturer is dragging its feet. According to complaints lodged by users on Reddit, they are unable to access their bitcoin cash wallets, cannot view their balances or make transactions. The outage is halfway through its second …

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