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nChain Announces ‘Bitcoin SV’ Full-Node Implementation, Could Lead to BCH Schism

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) companies nChain and CoinGeek have announced the creation of “Bitcoin SV” — a new Bitcoin implementation that aims to prevent “unnecessary changes” to the original Satoshi Nakamoto protocol. However the move could further entrench current divisions within the BCH developer community, forcing miners to choose between different and soon-to-be incompatible versions of …

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Ex-Paypal CEO Labels Cryptocurrency ‘A Cult’ That’s ‘Headed Straight to Zero’

Former Paypal CEO, Labels Cryptocurrency “A Cult” that is “Headed Straight to Zero”

Today, PayPal CEO Bill Harris debuted on CNBC’s Fast Money where he provided a no holds barred lambast of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin is a “Cult” The world hasn’t heard much from Bill Harris since April 24th, when his inflammatory claims of Bitcoin being “the greatest scam in history” and “a colossal pump-and-dump scheme, the likes of which the world has never seen.” made waves in the cryptocurrency universe. Today the former Paypal CEO

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Can Energi Mine and Hotel Cappuccino Undo Crypto’s Environmental Bad Boy Image?

In a move certain to challenge the narrative surrounding the negative image of blockchain technology’s environmental impact, Energi Mine has partnered with Hotel Cappuccino in Seoul’s storied Gangnam district to reward guests for energy-saving behavior. Also read: Coinbase Seeks to Speed up Crypto Adoption Through Communication, Simplification Subscribe to the Bitsonline YouTube channel for great videos featuring industry …

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Bitcoin Interest Spikes in Instanbul Amid Turkish Currency Crisis

Citizens in Instanbul, Turkey’s largest city, began visiting Bitcoin.org in droves in the wake of the politically-driven currency crisis that has rocked the Eurasian nation and its lira over the past few days. That’s per the site’s co-owner Cøbra, who called the spike “MASSIVE.” It’s an interesting trend that casts BTC as an increasingly looked-to redoubt …

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Crypto Experts Say Bitcoin Will be Much Stronger This Time Around

The cryptocurrency market has been largely bearish this year, with Bitcoin having fallen below $6,000 in June. However, cryptocurrency experts who have been observing the market and considering factors other than just speculation, they feel that is a healthy correction of the market, and that the future of the market, driven by adoption, is bright....

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Telos–The EOS Forkin’, Whale Huntin’ Horn in Larimer’s Side

Disgruntled EOS community members are threatening to fork EOS. Telos, led by former EOSIO contributor Douglas Horn, is set to be the first. The Telos whitepaper takes aim at the EOS whales deemed to hold too much power and the block producers that bow to them. Also read: Saudi Arabia Goes Full Anti-Crypto, Bans All Cryptocurrencies …

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Timber! Bitcoin Breaks Below $6,000 & Ether Below $300 as Market Sags Further

As the cryptoeconomy continues its bearish 2018 downswing, bitcoin and ether’s round psychological resistance points of $6,000 USD and $300 USD have respectively been broken through today, August 13th, as virtually all cryptocurrencies are seeing percentage losses into the double digits. The sagging comes as “fiat currencies and equities” are generally up per classical chartist …

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Recent Ether Liquidation by ICOs — a Case of Fact-Free Reporting of Non-News?

There has been widespread reporting of recent ether liquidation by ICO teams. A number of cryptocurrency news outlets have reported the dumping of over 100,000 ether — worth around $40 million USD — over the past month. But is it true? And if it is true, is it significant? Also read: Turkish Lira Acutely Nosedives, Putting …

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Has Bitmain Been Selling off BTC for BCH Prior to IPO?

Newly publicized documentation relating to Bitmain’s rumored upcoming IPO claims to show the company has sold off a large portion of its Bitcoin (BTC) holdings for Bitcoin Cash (BCH). Also see: Debate on Crypto Adoption — McAfee, Wareing, Capo, Neil, Painter Spar Subscribe to the Bitsonline YouTube channel for great videos featuring industry insiders & experts The Chinese …

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SUP-X 2018 Crypto Panel: Exploring Blockchain Entrepreneurship

SUP-X is primarily a conference for general startup interests, but in 2018 it is difficult to ignore the impact that cryptocurrency and blockchain tech have had on entrepreneurship. Accordingly, the conference had a crypto panel this year. The discussion included what gives value to tokens, examples of tokens that are not money or representative of …

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