Crypto Schisms and Fork Psychology

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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 narrow-minded.…

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

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The so-called “hash war” over the future of bitcoin cash is over and it’s up to market forces to decide the fate of its two rival cryptocurrencies.

What We Know About Bitcoin Cash’s Two Blockchains

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The bitcoin cash blockchain officially split today into two competing networks – but the story seems to be far from over.

Fork Watch: Disputed Consensus and an Abundance of Game Theory

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In less than 24 hours the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network will be facing a hard fork involving consensus changes that are currently disputed and may lead to a blockchain split. Two development teams have proposed different paths for the Nov. 15 upgrade and the clashing BCH reference implementations will be incompatible with each other after…

Coingeek Speaks on Consensus Changes and Next-Gen ASIC Chip

Coingeek Speaks on Consensus Changes and Next-Gen ASIC Chip

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Last week, news.Bitcoin.com reported on the proposed consensus changes published by the Bitcoin ABC development team, and the opposition towards certain elements of that proposal from a few BCH community members. Now the blockchain firm and mining organization Coingeek, led by the billionaire tycoon Calvin Ayre, has revealed some different proposed changes to the BCH…

The Opposition Towards Bitcoin ABC’s Proposed Upgrade Changes

The Opposition Towards Bitcoin ABC’s Proposed Upgrade Changes

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On August 8, the Bitcoin ABC development team published an announcement regarding the November hard fork changes with plans to finish the latest codebase by August 15. The proposal falls in line with the ABC developer’s upgrade timeline and contains about five different changes that will soon be ready for testing. Also read: Bitcoin Cash Acceptance…

BCH Roundup: Steady Development, Market Uptrends, and New Apps

BCH Roundup: Steady Development, Market Uptrends, and New Apps

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The anniversary of the blockchain split that took place on August 1, 2017 is just two weeks away. Over the past few months Bitcoin Cash (BCH) infrastructure support and development has been exponential, while BCH proponents have also seen a bunch more announcements during the second week of July. Also read: Have You Tried Blockchain 5.0…