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Japanese Exchanges to Suspend Services on Sunday

The Japan Cryptocurrency Business Association has announced its plans in response to the BIP91 lock-in. Thirteen Japanese bitcoin exchanges are now prepared to halt bitcoin deposits and withdrawals earlier than the original date of August 1. Also read: 13 Japanese Exchanges Agree to Suspend Bitcoin Service on August 1 Responding to BIP91 Lock-In The Japan […]

Predicting the August 1 Split Flow Chart the Hard Way

Below is a detailed flow chart graphic that depicts the possible outcomes to the upcoming scaling proposals that may be implemented in the near future. We hope to help our readers get a better understanding of what’s going on with these specific Bitcoin network developments.    Also Read: The Blockchain Split Scenario: Staying Informed and Backing Up Bitcoin […]

Viabtc Launching Bitcoin Cash Token and Mining Pool for Bitcoin ABC

Major mining pool and bitcoin exchange Viabtc has announced the launch of their new mining pool designed for “Bitcoin Cash” (BCC). These tokens are the result of plans to hard fork Bitcoin and run the Bitcoin ABC client. Also read: Segwit2x Beta Released and New UAHF Code Proposal `ABC´ Removes 1MB-Limit Viabtc Introduces the Bitcoin […]

70 Percent of the Bitcoin Hashrate Begins Signaling Segwit2x

On June 16 the alpha code for the scaling solution Segwit2x was released to the public following a large number of mining pools having vocally supported the plan. Since then a large majority of miners who back the Segwit2x roadmap have started signaling with their hashrate. Also Read: Australian Opposition Leader Believes Bitcoin is Fueling […]