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Bitcoin Cash came into being after bitcoin was forked. The fork was due to a change in the block size to 8mb, intended to help reduce payment processing times. However, the block size has been a constant headache for all involved in bitcoin, and there is no right answers and Read more

CEO of the website BitGo Inc, Mike Belshe, announced in an email that their plans for the Segwit2x hard fork of bitcoin have been suspended. This is due to lack of consensus and fears that it will leave the community divided. Unfortunately, it is clear that we have not built Read more

Bitcoin has hard forked once again. First, came Bitcoin Cash (BTC) in August and now there's a new fork, Bitcoin Gold (BTG). The strong focus of Bitcoin Gold is to allow regular gaming GPU cards to be rewarded for mining. This differs from Bitcoin with its SHA-256 algorithm which is Read more

Vitalik Butler, the co-founder of Ethereum, announced the recent success of the anticipated hard fork of Ethereum, known as Byzantium. However, the price of Ether has sunk to a one month low of $275, even with the improved privacy (pioneered by Zcash) and enhanced usability, that the Byzantium fork has bought to the Read more

Bitcoin has gone from strength to strength since it’s inception in 2009. Even with China’s might, they have barely caused a road bump to the dominance of bitcoin. However, a raging disagreement between core developers, miners and the community alike over an issue with the block size being set to Read more