Such Hard Fork, Much Hot Air? Dogecoin Still Used 4X More Than Bitcoin Cash

Bitcoin Cash may be in the spotlight as cryptocurrency markets tumble, but some have already played down the altcoin’s importance – even compared to Dogecoin. Much Ado About Forking Nothing While commentators from social media pundits to mainstream media networks focus on the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) 00 hard fork to explain the sudden return of […]

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BitMEX: Not Competing with Bitcoin Core?

An article appeared on the BitMEX blog this week comparing competition to the Bitcoin Core software project. It concluded that, even if the Bitcoin Core repository were hijacked or deleted, Bitcoin should remain largely unaffected. Competing Approaches BitMEX initially considered three different ways to compete with the Core project prior to examining at arguments for and against […]

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Bitcoin Is An Enthusiastic Social Movement, Says Nobel Economist

Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller has not been shy with his views on cryptocurrencies, referring to them as an example of “faddish human behavior” in April. The Yale professor called Bitcoin a social movement in a recent interview and said its popularity is split across different lines. Generational & Geographic Sitting down on Bloomberg TV […]

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Overwinter is Coming: What to Expect After Zcash First Hard Fork?

The first ever hard fork of privacy-oriented cryptocurrency Zcash is little more than a day away. The upgrade is called Overwinter and it will take place at block 347,500. What is Overwinter? Overwinter is set to become the very first hard fork for Zcash. Its purpose is to fortify the existing protocol for future upgrades. […]

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