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Bitcoin Cash to fork Bitcoin on August 1st

On August 1 2017 12:20 UTC, Bitcoin Cash developers will split off from the original Bitcoin blockchain thus creating a new coin called Bitcoin Cash. Bitcoin Cash is essentially a fork of the ledger, that means Bitcoin owners will own the…

Bitcoin on the verge of activating BIP91

There have been some very important BIPs (Bitcoin Improvement Proposals) over the last year and a half. The most notorious one is Segregated Witness or SegWit as it is called today. Segregated Witness is a way to scale the protocol…

What is Blockchain technology

The word Blockchain as it is intended today has come a long way: it should be noticed that the term itself cannot be found in the original Bitcoin white paper written by the unknown Satoshi Nakamoto who defined at first…

Litecoin Just Hit a New All-Time High

The digital currency Litecoin has reached a new all-time high, rising to $51.31 — surpassing 2014’s record $50.7. As we wrote recently, after a successful SegWit activation, Litecoin left the $3 to 5 value range to enter the two digits consistently….

Asus to produce high-end GPUs for mining

AsusTek Computer Inc., Taiwanese multinational computer hardware and electronics company headquartered in Taiwan, officially announced that will start producing high-end graphic cards engineered for coin mining. According to the company press release the Mining RX 470 and Mining P106 will…

SMEs to use Hyperledger Fabric Blockchain for Trade Finance

Seven major European banks including Deutsche Bank, HSBC, KBC, Natixis, Rabobank, Société Générale and UniCredit constituted the Digital Trade Chain Consortium to streamline the trade process between small and medium-sized enterprises. The new blockchain-based trade finance platform will be hosted on…

Intro to Initial Coin Offerings – ICOs

The name reminds that of IPOs or Initial Public Offerings (IPO) where stocks of a private company are offered to the public. ICOs or Initial Coin Offerings are quite the same but instead of stocks, blockchain or non-blockchain based coins…

Litecoin gains traction

After a successful SegWit (Segregated Witness) implementation in May Litecoin saw a huge growth recently. For a long time span Litecoin has been hovering on the $3 range while after SegWit tentative implementation was announced by Charlie Lee, Litecoin main…

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