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From a Hard Fork to Easy Going

One year ago to the day, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) came into existence after a hard fork from the Bitcoin blockchain. It has been an interesting 12 months since the fork gave birth to BCH, as proponents have continuously argued the merits between Bitcoin (BTC) and BCH. Nevertheless, on the anniversary of the creation of Bitcoin Cash, it is worth revisiting ...

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Judge Forces Alleged ICO Fraudster to Fork over $3.7 Million in Bitcoin

Dominic Lacroix, the subject of ICO fraud charges, transferred $3.7 million worth of bitcoins to a court-appointed administrator right in a Quebec City courtroom on July 6 as ordered by a judge, according to ICI Quebec. Canada’s Financial Markets Authority and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission claimed Lacroix was responsible for a fundraising scheme to bilk $15 million from ...

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Bitcoin Gold Hard Fork Reintroduces ASIC Resistance

Bitcoin Gold is one of the many Bitcoin hard forks which never succeeded in gaining much traction. That is unfortunate, but the project is far from dead at this stage. In a new development update, the team has made it clear they will oppose ASIC interference on the network. The Bitcoin Gold Hard Fork It is always interesting to see ...

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Zcash Successfully Activates Overwinter, the First ZEC Hard Fork

Privacy-centric cryptocurrency Zcash has successfully activated Overwinter, its first hard fork. Zcash Activates Overwinter Hard Fork The network upgrade went live at block 347,500, which was mined on Tuesday, June 26, at approximately 1:37 UTC. As CCN reported, Overwinter introduces several performance enhancements to the Zcash protocol. One such upgrade is “transaction expiry,” which allows the mempool to automatically cancel ...

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‘Overwinter’ Upgrade Looms as Zcash Prepares for Its First Hard Fork

ZCash, a privacy-based cryptocurrency, is about to undergo its first hard fork. The network upgrade, dubbed Overwinter, is intended to be activated at block 347,500 – it’s currently at 347, 253- and is scheduled to go live on June 26. ZCash is a fork of bitcoin which uses a cryptography principle called “zero-knowledge proofs” which allows users to shield transaction amount ...

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Till Death Do Us Fork: Planning for Cryptoasset Inheritance

For many, the experience of adding crypto coins to their financial portfolios has proven to be the thrill of a lifetime. As a new type of holding with a unique set of tools and rules, cryptocurrency is wealth with its own wow factor. But at some point, the giddiness of fiscal discovery should be followed by a sobering reality: life ...

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TzLibre on a Mission with an Impending Tezos Fork

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Tz Libre Announces Impending Tezos Fork

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Ethereum Classic Fork Successful | “Difficulty Bomb” Diffused

With the success of the Ethereum Classic fork, what’s next for ETC? Ethereum Classic Fork: What Happened? The Ethereum Classic fork was completed to diffuse the so-called “difficulty bomb” that was coded into the Ethereum code. This code basically causes Ethereum mining to become more difficult once it switches to its new consensus algorithm. The fork was necessary for a couple ...

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