December Volume Report: Top Markets See Strongest Trade of H2 2018

Markets and Prices The five most traded cryptocurrency markets saw an increase in volume during December, when compared with the previous month. Despite the spike in trading activity posted by the dominant markets, many crypto assets ranked below the top five saw a decline in month-over-month volume. Also Read: Report: Indian Government Updates Progress on Crypto […]

Vitalik Buterin: Bitcoin is ‘Genuinely Cool Tech,’ Bitcoin SV Is ‘Pure Dumpster Fire’

Bitcoin Cash ‘Satoshi’s Vision’ (BSV), the new hard fork of Bitcoin Cash (BCH), is a “pure dumpster fire,” Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has said. Cool Vs. Dumpster Hot Air In a Twitter discussion with cryptocurrency commentator and entrepreneur Tuur Demeester December 25, Buterin debated the pros and cons of two algorithms used by many cryptocurrencies: […]

Crypto Schisms and Fork Psychology

Op-Ed Forking within the crypto ecosystem is often controversial subject. Many crypto-enthusiasts loathe it, taking particular exception to the so-called “contentious hard fork.” They believe hard-forking damages a cryptocurrency, and say it should be avoided at all costs. They also believe forking is detrimental to the market and represents a financial burden. However, this view is limited and […]

Litecoin [LTC] Differentiates itself from Bitcoin: Eye-opening Gain?

Following Coingate’s twitter announcement on LightningNetwork being ready for deployment and set to be soon live on CoinGate, the crypto-silver jumped upwards gaining double digits in a matter of hours. Per time of writing the pair, LTC/USD is changing hands at $25.81 with 8.21% positive movement in the last 24-hours. Source: coinmarketcap ADVERTISEMENT Additionally, later on, […]

Exchanges, Startups Pick Sides After the Bitcoin Cash ‘Hash War’

The so-called “hash war” over the future of bitcoin cash is over – and what remains appears to be a persisting rivalry between the forces behind what are now two distinct cryptocurrencies. Created in November when the blockchain underwent a controversial system-wide upgrade (also called a hard fork), there remains a segment of the bitcoin […]

One Month Later, Which Crypto Is Winning the Bitcoin Cash Split?

One month has officially passed since the bitcoin cash blockchain underwent a hard fork on November 15, resulting in the creation of two distinct networks. They’re now commonly referred to as Bitcoin Cash ABC and Bitcoin SV. Yet in the weeks that followed the mid-November fracture, there is still no favorite in terms of overall […]

Tipping App Gitcash Returns With Plans to ‘Make It Rain’ BCH on Github

News The Gitcash project has re-launched this week after taking a brief hiatus following the Bitcoin Cash hard fork. After returning, the Github tipping application has released a new splitting application for pre-fork bitcoin cash and this past ‘Tipping Tuesday’ the Gitcash crew “made it rain” BCH on unsuspecting Github projects. Also Read: Digital Currency Platform […]

Ripple’s XRP Closing in to Yearly Lowest: A Temporary Situation?

Since mid November the rigorous digital-coin selling has no stop. Bitcoin BTC/USD broke the important $3,500.00 dragging Ethereum ETH/USD also below $100.00 [ETH/USD per time of writing $85.54 – BTC/USD $3,412.03]. The only gainer in this heavy market plunge is the just debuting [Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork] Bitcoin SV [BSV] which is welcoming an increase […]

Crypto Exchange Gemini to List Bitcoin Cash With NYDFS Approval

The Winklevoss-owned Gemini crypto exchange is adding support for bitcoin cash (BCH), the firm announced Friday. Specifically, the New York-based startup is only supporting the fork of bitcoin cash based on the Bitcoin ABC roadmap, and not the alternative version, “Satoshi’s Vision” (SV). The difference arises after a controversial hard fork last month when the […]