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Bitcoin Cash

806, 2019

The Bitcoin Cash fiasco: a reorg or a 51 percent attack?

|8 Jun 2019|News|

On May 15, 2019, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) implemented a system upgrade designed to support a number of scaling solutions. Shortly after the fork, there appeared to be a power struggle between miners looking to recuperate lost BCH, which became spendable after the upgrade. This has led to new debates over the centralization, security, and immutability of the BCH network.

1311, 2018

Bitcoin Cash hard fork: update

|13 Nov 2018|News|

While it is still possible the warring Bitcoin Cash factions will reach a truce before zero-hour, it seems all but certain that a BCH hard fork resulting in two separate chains will occur on November 15th. Here’s what you need to know

711, 2017

Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis – Upcoming fork tackles erratic network

|7 Nov 2017|Price Analysis|

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) now has a US$10.4 billion market capitalization, making it the fourth largest cryptocurrency. Trading volume re-asserts this position, with ~US$344 million in trades during the past 24hrs. However, the network has been suffering from some erratic behaviour, and has had very few transactions per day. BCH was launched in August 2017, and is a fork of the Bitcoin (BTC) blockchain and protocol. The alternative cryptocurrency promised to provide a payment network that cost less than BTC, which has suffered from rising fees during and after the end of the scaling debate.

208, 2017

Bitcoin Cash forks successfully, but investors have little access

|2 Aug 2017|News|

Bitcoin survived a forking event on Tuesday, with a muted reaction from the market. Anyone who held bitcoin at the time of the fork are automatically holding an equivalent amount of the new alternative, Bitcoin Cash (BCH), which they control with their Bitcoin private keys. After a bumpy start and rapid appreciation the price of the new asset has mostly risen, briefly touching 0.485789 BTC, worth US$1,327 at the time, on the Bittrex asset exchange. At press time, one Bitcoin Cash is worth 0.232 BTC (US$629), although other exchanges offer a wide range of prices down to 0.0482 BTC (US$222).

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