Mining pool and Bitcoin exchange ViaBTC has begun trading the “Bitcoin Cash” (BCC) token for CNY in anticipation of a Bitcoin ABC hard fork on August 1. Like a bad divorce, some differences appear to be irreconcilable. Such is the case with the Bitcoin ABC scaling proposal, which may split the Bitcoin blockchain via a user activated hard fork (UAHF) on August 1. The solution was announced by bitcoin company Bitmain as a contingency plan for
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Antpool mined its first SegWit2x block today, signaling approval for the implementation of the SegWit scaling proposal and a hard-fork to double the block size. Antpool Goes SegWit Antpool, the biggest mining pool in the Bitcoin ecosystem with over 14% of the global hashrate, has mined its first SegWit2x block today, signaling approval for the ambitious scaling agreement that seeks to implement the SegWit soft fork and a subsequent hard fork to increase block size capacity to 2MB.
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ViaBTC’s latest blog post sheds some light on why the mining pool is opposing the Bitcoin scaling proposal, SegWit. ViaBTC, Bitcoin Core and SegWit ViaBTC just published a blog post in which they explain the reason behind their opposition to SegWit, citing the concerns regarding the complexity of the soft fork, the irreversible damage it may and the introduction of second-tier networks like Lightning Network. The mining pool also mentions Bitcoin Core’s impact on Bitcoin
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A Japanese reality show educates the public on bitcoin, ViaBTC sees 50 a percent drop in hashing power, and Japan is looking to ditch sales tax on virtual money. Want to catch up on your latest digital currency and tech news? Read the stories below. Also read: Industry Report: A Week of Big Bitcoin Money, Backpage Arrests JAPANESE TV: BITGIRLS A new reality show called “BitGirls” is slated to hit the Japanese small screen in