• Crypto markets are maturing, it remains to be seen how many companies that have raised money by issuing tokens will be alive in the next two years.  For anyone serious about blockchain technology and ICOs, Blockchain Expo Global is a must event to attend and this year, the event has attracted even more visitors than before. Held in London, UK, the event itself is a 2-day exhibition and an opportunity for companies to pitch and

    Blockchain Expo Global – Crypto La La land

    | 2018/04/19 10:30 pm
  • Bitcoin.com CEO and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) proponent Roger Ver faced embarrassment Monday after attempting to pass off a Tokyo Blockchain conference as his own. ‘It Wasn’t A Bitcoin Cash Event’ The free event, titled the Tokyo Free The Blockchain Conference, was held at the Ritz Carlton Monday evening. Speakers included various business professionals, both Japanese and international, along with startups and investors. Tweeting a photograph from the event, Ver commented on how “we” – Bitcoin

    A Stunt Too Far? Roger Ver Silent Amid Claims He ‘Lied’ About Conference

    | 2018/04/17 2:00 pm
  • Once again, the misleading Twitter account @Bitcoin has been banned from the social media platform. Bye-Bye @Bitcoin The intentionally misleading Twitter account @Bitcoin has once again been penalized by the popular social media network — this time, in the form of a suspension. Users on Twitter may report accounts for, among other things, tweeting spam and/or pretending to be someone else — both of which one may argue @Bitcoin is guilty of. Thus, one may

    Misleading Twitter Account @Bitcoin Banned (Again)

    | 2018/04/08 6:00 am
  • Self-professed ‘Satoshi Nakamoto’ Craig Wright likely had a platform at Deconomy 2018 due to Bitcoin Cash sponsoring the event. Bitmain Listed As Deconomy ‘Supporter’ After the now-infamous confrontation between Wright and Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin at the event, during which Buterin asked “Why is this fraud allowed to speak at this conference,” the controversy surrounding Bitcoin Cash proponents’ claims has returned to the cryptocurrency industry. The answer to his possibly rhetorical question may yet lie

    ‘Why Is This Fraud Allowed To Speak?’ Because Bitcoin Cash Sponsored Deconomy

    | 2018/04/05 12:00 pm
  • We at Bitcoinist can no longer deny the truth — Bitcoin is dead, and Bitcoin Cash is indeed Satoshi Nakamoto’s real vision. Policy Update First and foremost, Bitcoinist has updated its publication guidelines. Articles published on the website — starting with this one — will no longer refer to BTC as “Bitcoin.” To avoid confusion, the cryptocurrency BTC will hereby be referred to as “Bitcoin Core” or, in some instances, “Bitcoin Legacy.” As Bitcoin Cash (BCH)

    Bitcoin is Dead — Bitcoin Cash is Satoshi Nakamoto’s Real Vision [April Fools!]

    | 2018/04/01 10:00 am
  • Bitcoin Cash (BCH) continues to lose support on major cryptocurrency exchanges. Bye Bye Bitcoin Cash Earlier this week, popular cryptocurrency exchange KuCoin announced changes to its platform which would streamline the trading of digital currencies. In doing so, the exchange removed all Bitcoin Cash (BCH) trading pairs, citing user feedback. The official announcement stated: We are excited to announce our new streamlined exchange. With our rapid growth in the first quarter we added in many

    Bitcoin Cash Gets the Axe – KuCoin Removes BCH Trading Pairs, Citing User Feedback

    | 2018/03/30 5:30 pm
  • OKEX plans to shut down its Bitcoin Cash (BCH) market, as the floundering cryptocurrency struggles to keep up with Bitcoin’s Segwit. Lacking Liquidity In an announcement on the digital asset trading platform’s official website, OKEX is set to close its Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Market in token trading tomorrow. Writes the company: We will close all the trading pairs in BCH market of Token Trading at 18:00 Mar 30, 2018 (Hong Kong time, UTC+8) due to inadequate

    Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Market Closing on OKEX Due to Lack of Liquidity

    | 2018/03/29 4:00 pm
  • On March 22, BitMEX Research published a follow-up article to its September 2017 analysis on Segregated Witness (SegWit) transactions compared to Bitcoin Cash, and the results aren’t good for big block supporters. Transacting Users Prefer SegWit Bitcoin Cash was created as an alternative coin with bigger blocks unlike Bitcoin’s Segregated Witness (SegWit) block weight optimization upgrade in August 2017. While SegWit gave the option for Bitcoin users to upgrade their wallets and receive the benefits

    Bitcoin’s SegWit Alone is Outnumbering All Bitcoin Cash Transactions

    | 2018/03/25 11:00 am
  • The Mt. Gox trustee who sold over $400 million in Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) from December to February had denied affecting the market prices of both cryptocurrencies. A Whale’s Tale According to a transcript of a Q&A session from the 10th Mt. Gox creditors’ meeting, the defunct exchange’s trustee Nobuaki Kobayashi had denied affecting the market price of Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) with his high-profile and high-volume sales. "Bitcoin Holder SLAYER"†Nobuaki Kobayashi†

    Mt. Gox Trustee Who Sold $400 Million Bitcoin Denies Affecting Market Price

    | 2018/03/17 10:00 pm
  • The Winklevoss brothers are looking to add additional cryptocurrencies to the Gemini Exchange, while also praising the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s recent statements. Expanding Gemini The Winklevoss twins’ cryptocurrency exchange Gemini Exchange is looking to expand with the addition of Litecoin (LTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH). Currently, Gemini Exchange only offers Bitcoin and Ethereum trades. Tyler Winklevoss claimed that the most obvious additions to Gemini’s roster of offerings “are from the Satoshi Nakamoto family

    Gemini Exchange May Soon Offer Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash

    | 2018/03/10 9:00 pm
  • The Twitter account @Bitcoin — an intentionally misleading account which only supports Bitcoin Cash (BCH) — recently tried to defame Bitcoin (BTC) in a poll on the popular social media website. Unfortunately for them, it didn’t work. Oops! For those who aren’t aware, the Twitter account @Bitcoin actually has nothing to do with Bitcoin (BTC). Rather, the account uses Bitcoin’s name while pumping out anti-Bitcoin propaganda and shilling the dominant cryptocurrency’s largely-unwanted step-brother, Bitcoin Cash

    Bitcoin Cash Propaganda Poll Backfires

    | 2018/03/10 12:00 pm
  • When financial markets are analyzed Bitcoin price is generally considered the newest and highest risk instrument in the space. BTC even has options and futures traders puzzled with its significant price fluctuations. This week BTC has fallen more than 30% since its high, but why? The Cryptocurrency Markets December saw Bitcoin approach $20,000. January saw a correction of epic proportions concluding in February when BTC dipped under $6,000. February through the beginning of March saw

    A 30% Drop in 5 days…Where Will Bitcoin Price Go from Here?

    | 2018/03/10 7:00 am
  • Worried about yesterday’s flash crash? Don’t be. The future is bright for cryptocurrency’s big players — particularly Bitcoin and Ethereum. Good Times Ahead Despite the sometimes dramatic dips which have occurred so far in 2018, investors should be looking towards a positive future for both Bitcoin and Ethereum. According to a market survey, however, Ethereum is set to see a more dramatic increase in market capitalization in 2018 than the current market leader, Bitcoin. As reported

    Ethereum & Bitcoin Price Expected to See Triple-Digit Gains in 2018

    | 2018/03/08 7:00 am
  • Some people still doubt the fact that Bitcoin and cryptocurrency markets are manipulated by big-money players – commonly referred to as “whales” – who pump and dump large stocks of cryptocurrency. Those people have never heard of Nobuaki Kobayashi. Tokyo’s Bitcoin Whale Nobuaki Kobayashi is an attorney from Tokyo, who also just happens to be the bankruptcy trustee for the no-longer-operational Mt. Gox — the Tokyo-based exchange which filed for bankruptcy protection after losing 850,000 Bitcoins.

    Tokyo’s Bitcoin Whale Has Sold $400 Million, And That’s Just The Start

    | 2018/03/07 6:30 pm
  • While Bitcoin is still overwhelmingly preferred for transacting, the latest data shows that Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, and, surprisingly, Dogecoin, are currently neck-and-neck in the cryptocurrency payments race.  Altcoins Vie for Market Share But Bitcoin Still King In its six months of existence, the transaction count for Bitcoin Cash — the Bitcoin spinoff focusing on cheaper and faster transactions for everyday payments — has petered out since record highs at the beginning of the year.  Meanwhile,

    Litecoin, Dogecoin, and Bitcoin Cash Are Neck-and-Neck in the Payments Race

    | 2018/03/06 12:00 pm
  • Bitcoin Cash has started to gain more acceptance – at least, in the field of ransomware. Fork Over Your Bitcoin… Cash Security researcher MalwareHunterTeam has recently discovered a new ransomware called Thanatos. Typically, ransomware encrypts victims’ files, forcing them to pay a ransom in order to regain access to their computers. However, Thanatos doesn’t actually save the keys to unlock victims’ files anywhere – thus, if you didn’t have enough reason not to pay the

    Bitcoin Cash Gaining Acceptance in Ransomware Community

    | 2018/03/04 6:00 pm
  • Liechtenstein-based Bank Frick is now giving its clients the ability to buy Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, Ripple, and Ethereum, while also promising to secure their cryptocurrency purchases from cyber attacks with backed-up cold-storage wallets. You Don’t Have to ‘Be Your Own Bank’ While many of Europe’s larger banks have taken a negative stance towards digital currencies, Bank Frick – a small independent family-run bank in Liechtenstein – is opening its doors to clients looking to invest

    Liechtenstein’s Bank Frick is Offering Cryptocurrency Investments and Cold Storage

    | 2018/03/03 2:00 am
  • The total number of Bitcoin Core nodes currently stands at 9,499, marking an impressive surge since the Bitcoin Cash hard-fork that occurred on August 1st of last year. Bitcoin Node Count Goes Parabolic Contrary to the many cries of doom and gloom, admonishing against a network split last spring, the Bitcoin network not only survived the August 1st hard-fork but appears to be stronger than ever.  Hard Fork seems imminent. Scary is that majority fork

    Streisand Effect? Bitcoin Node Count Surged After Hard Fork

    | 2018/03/01 6:00 am
  • Bitcoin (BTC) transaction fees have dipped below than those of Bitcoin Cash (BCH), marking a blow to one of the hard fork’s central remits. Battle Of The Satoshis Data from monitoring resources Wednesday confirms the turnaround as BTC continues to see a drop in transaction fees not seen for six months. In terms of satoshis, the cryptocurrency’s smallest possible unit, BCH’s lower value means a transaction fee of 10,000 sat provides worse value than an equivalent

    Bitcoin Fees Sink to 6 Month Low, Undermining Bitcoin Cash

    | 2018/02/21 6:30 am
  • Bitcoin Cash’s narrow focus on transactions ‘gets it wrong’ because money is only a ‘byproduct’ of a much bigger vision, according to Max Keiser.  Money Only a ‘Byproduct’ Financial pundit and host of The Keiser Report, Max Keiser, has put in his two cents on the Bitcoin scaling debate, stating that focusing on transactions ignores the main reason why the world’s first cryptocurrency was created. Keiser wrote on Twitter: Viewing [Bitcoin] narrowly through lens of

    Satoshi’s Vision? Bitcoin Cash Gets It Wrong, Says Max Keiser

    | 2018/02/19 2:00 pm
  • Soon, wealthy tourists looking to live large in the Caribbean will be able to reserve rooms at controversial billionaire Calvin Ayre’s resort in Antigua — if you’ve got the Bitcoin Cash. A ‘Novel and Exciting Concept’ The billionaire founder of the Ayre Group and the Bodog entertainment brand, Calvin Ayre, is reportedly building a $100 million five-star resort on Antigua’s Valley Church beach — funded entirely by profits made from investments in digital currencies. The

    Billionaire Calvin Ayre is Building a $100m Bitcoin Cash Resort in Antigua

    | 2018/02/19 9:45 am
  • The Bitcoin community has leveled new criticism against Bitcoin Cash (BCH) after data reveals its bigger blocks are not living up to developers’ promises. ‘Big Blocks Failed’ Analysis of BCH and Bitcoin (BTC) blocks which software advocate Ben Verret uploaded to Twitter Sunday suggests that Bitcoin blocks, despite being smaller, are verifying more transactions than BCH’s ‘big blocks’ approach. The concept of bigger blocks providing greater scalability was a central feature touted by Bitcoin Cash

    Bitcoin Cash: Big Blocks ‘Fail’ To Improve User Experience – Analysis

    | 2018/01/14 3:00 pm
  • The U.S. government has received approval from a judge in Utah to sell off 513 Bitcoin and 512 Bitcoin Cash seized from an investigation involving Aaron Michael Shamo, a dealer on the dark web.  $10 Million in Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash Seized The U.S government is preparing to liquidate all assets of Aaron Michael Shamo following his recent arrest, including his Ford pickup truck, BMW, and his nearly $10 million worth of Bitcoin and Bitcoin

    U.S. Government Receives Approval to Sell Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash Seized From Dark Web Dealer

    | 2018/01/07 10:00 pm