Tuesday, October 22, 2019
This week a new forked counterparty protocol has been announced that will be solely dedicated to the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network. The team plans to launch its native currency XCPC on March 1 while also detailing there will be a ‘burning’ as well. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for...
Jameson Lopp is an engineer at BitGo and the creator of Statoshi.info.The following article is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk's 2017 in Review.I’ve always been fascinated with the raw numbers relating to the operational status and growth of bitcoin, especially as we ride the rollercoaster of the adoption life cycle.That's...
The Ontario Securities Commission has approved Canada's first blockchain exchange-traded fund (ETF), which is set to launch on the Toronto Stock Exchange next week.Harvest Portfolios, an independent Canadian investment management company, filed the preliminary paperwork for its Blockchain Technologies ETF (ticker: HBLK) in January, seeking to provide Canadian investors...
The controversial scaling proposal Segwit2x may have been officially called off this August, but that doesn't mean its former lead developer is giving up on plans to keep its codebase alive.In fact, Jeff Garzik, better known as the CEO of blockchain startup Bloq, now believes his prior work could be...
One of Canada's largest investment funds is hoping to leverage the ethereum ecosystem through a new venture.Ethereum Capital, a recently incorporated entity formed primarily by Canadian investment group OMERS, is raising $50 million and preparing for a reverse-takeover procedure. When the funding round is completed on Feb. 16, the...
While European institutions are issuing another series of warnings about the risks and sins of dealing with bitcoin, crypto communities on the Old Continent are trying to preserve freedoms not granted by Brussels. Two exchanges from opposite corners of New Europe have announced plans to offer peer-to-peer cryptocurrency trading....
The Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community, developers, and businesses that support the decentralized currency are preparing for “Change the Address Day” scheduled for January 14. At that time the BCH network and its participants will upgrade the protocol’s address format to one proposed by Bitcoin ABC developer Amaury Séchet. Also read: Korean...
We live in an era in which everything is on the blockchain and there’s a blockchain for everything. From bananas to sex, there’s a token for that and a blockchain to match. There are now over 600 blockchains in existence, with dozens more dreamed up every month via ICOs....
About 24-hours ago bitcoin cash (BCH) miners were processing a ton of large blocks between 2-8MB in size. Fees have remained considerably low, and the bitcoin cash daily transaction volume is nearing the same amount of transactions as the litecoin network. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With...
The price of ether is shattering all-time highs.Rising to more than $1,000 for the first time ever last week, the cryptocurrency has reclaimed its place as the second-largest blockchain by total value, days after being temporarily surpassed by Ripple's XRP token. However, as with that controversial market move, the...