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Poloniex and Breadwallet Will Support Bitcoin Cash Transfers

The Poloniex exchange recently announced that it will finally enable BCH withdrawals on Monday. BreadWallet, the popular Bitcoin iOS wallet, will also support BCH transactions moving forward. It will be interesting to see how things play out for Bitcoin Cash, since there is still a lot of negative animosity toward this project. Bitcoin Cash Ecosystem Slowly Maturing  […]

Is There a Valid Reason to Go Ahead With SegWit2x?

There are many different opinions about the activation of SegWit2x. As most people are well aware by now, on August 8 the Bitcoin network successfully locked in the activation of Segregated Witness. SegWit will be going live in two weeks, but come November there was supposed to be a hard fork to increase the block size to 2MB. […]

Poloniex Will not Provide Support for Any Potential Bitcoin Forks

The upcoming Bitcoin hard fork is a problem for cryptocurrency exchanges. Some platforms will support Bitcoin Cash, whereas others won’t. One of the companies not supporting any future fork is Poloniex. That is a rather remarkable decision, to say the least. The company will not commit to supporting specific blockchains emerging after a potential split. […]

How Time-locked Bitcoins Could Incentivize Smooth Hard Forks

There’s been a lot going on as far as development goes with the latest alternative clients and the Segwit2x plan also known as BTC1 on Github. One particular subject that came up on the BTC1 repository was the idea to incentivize the development community with time-locked bitcoins to smoothly activate a hard fork. Also read: […]