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Parity Calls for Ethereum Hard Fork to Reverse $230 Million Bug

Security Hard forks to reset a cryptocurrency to a previous state can be very contentious, tearing apart communities of supporters into warring factions. Ethereum already underwent such a scenario after the DAO debacle, creating a precedent, and now Parity is asking for a hard fork. Also Read: A Hacker Gained Access to the Bitcoin Gold Windows W

Reddit’s /r/btc Reaches 100,000+ Subscribers in a Victory for Censorship Resistance

Featured Decentralization is a tool to attain censorship resistance. The more avenues for debate, the better. Bitcoiners around the world depend on forums such as the popular Reddit.com bulletin board for candid, behind the headlines examination. In a year of striking all-time-highs, the subreddit /r/btc reached 100,000 subscribers this week. Th


Bitcoin Price Goes Absolutely Parabolic

We’re sure you’re used to us posting these kinds of articles by now – after all, we’ve had all-time highs just about every week for some time. However, today Bitcoin did something that it’s never done before. It increased in price by a massive $2,500 in one day. To put that into perspective, that’s over $40 billion pouring into the market in a 24 hour period. Or, to put it the most exc

Is a hard fork the answer for the bitcoin blockchain?

In previous stories, Blockchain Tech News looked at two potential forks for the blockchain: Bitcoin Gold and SegWit2x. Bitcoin Gold went on to create its own alternative to bitcoin, only to suffer a major setback due to a wallet hack that cost users $3.3 million.The launch of SegWit2x, on the other hand, was halted by its creator due to a major outcry against it by the bitcoin community. With thes


SegWit2x fork halted as bitcoin value skyrockets

For a few years now, the issue of the bitcoin block size has been a contentious issue. Members of the bitcoin community have proposed various hard forks to boost the block size and thus improve transaction processing, the most recent of these being Segwit2X, which was expected to trigger a block size increase on Nov. 16.However, growing opposition from the bitcoin community prompted BitG


GDAX Will Support the “Limited” SegWit2x Hard Fork After all

[unable to retrieve full-text content]The SegWit2x hard fork has been very contentious, to say the very least. Initial support started dwindling pretty quickly. Moreover, the developers informed the world this plan was canceled not too long ago. It seems that situation has come to change as well. A few community members will still attempt to go ahead with this … Continue reading GDAX Will Su

Are 2017’s Network Attacks ”Real” or Are Bitcoiners Growing Paranoid?

Technology Over the past year or so there’s been a lot of discussion concerning ‘attacks’ on the Bitcoin network. Across forums and social media, the subjective valuations from bitcoin proponents of what an ‘attack’ on the network really is has become an extremely contentious topic.Also read: Japanese City Attracts Cryptocurrency Miner

Bitcoin Cash Hype Bursts As 60% Losses Combine With Bitcoin’s Return

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) has lost almost 60 percent of its value in 24 hours as Bitcoin’s original chain (BTC) reverses losses.Cross-exchange data for Bitcoin Cash, which describes itself as “the best money in the world,” shows a swift turnaround in the altcoin’s fortunes through the weekend.From highs approaching $2,300 per coin, BCH promptly fell to Earth currently circling $1,200 as of press


Bitcoin Cash Pump Stalls, Stabilizes Near $1500

The Bitcoin marketplace has become a sort of chaotic mess, as the hardfork altcoin Bitcoin Cash (BCH) has surged. Many pundits have embraced the new altcoin as a way to honor the original Bitcoin vision of Satoshi Nakamoto. In contrast to the original BTC, BCH offers 8MB block sizes and faster transaction times.As the new NYA-proposed SegWit2X hard fork has been put to an untimely e

Bitcoin Cash Markets Remain Resilient As the Network’s Upgrade Approaches

News It’s been a crazy week for cryptocurrency enthusiasts as the digital asset ecosystem is still reeling over the canceled Segwit2x fork that was expected to take place on the Bitcoin network next week. Over the course of the past few weeks leading up to the planned 2MB Segwit2x hard fork, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) markets have doubled in value after ho