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The contentious Bitcoin Cash hard fork is here, now the hash war begins

3 monthes ago   |   By The Next Web

Following a months-long internal strife in the community, the contentious Bitcoin Cash hard fork has finally taken place. The Bitcoin Cash blockchain is now split in three separate networks, each with its own set of rules and governing principles: one developed by Bitcoin-ABC, one developed by Craig Wright's blockchain research unit nChain, and one developed by Bitcoin Unlimited. While the network has technically split in three, the main tension resides between the implementations proposed by ABC and SV; Unlimited's proposal simply aims to reconcile those two. While ABC's version aims to...
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What you need to know about the controversial Bitcoin Cash hard fork

What you need to know about the controversial Bitcoin Cash hard fork

3 monthes ago   |   By The Next Web

Today, Bitcoin Cash - the most popular fork of the original Bitcoin network and the fourth largest cryptocurrency by market cap - is about to undergo a highly controversial hard fork that will split its network into two separate chains. But there is a problem: only one can remain the real Bitcoin Cash. The split, which many consider the second most notorious hard fork since the birth of Bitcoin Cash itself, is expected to take place in about three hours. But what exactly does this mean for you and the cryptocurrency market? Let's find out. The Bitcoin Cash backstory...
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