Bitcoin ABC / 5:23 am

After the Fork: How Competing Bitcoin Cash Blockchains Might Wage War

Bitcoin cash’s ongoing war of words is set to reach a conclusion tomorrow. That’s when a planned technical update (and an ongoing disagreement over the proposed code changes) may lead two major bitcoin cash implementations – Bitcoin ABC and Bitcoin SV – to split into separate blockchains. In the days prior to the activation, rising contention from […]

BCH / 3:19 am

Buy or Sell? What Traders Think About Tomorrow’s Bitcoin Cash Fork

All eyes are on the bitcoin cash (BCH) blockchain ahead of a scheduled technical upgrade tomorrow.  While it’s a process that the world’s fourth-largest blockchain by market capitalization undergoes every six months, at which point it asks all users operating the software to upgrade to a newer version, there’s a twist this time around. Specifically, […]

Bitcoin ABC / 9:12 pm

Fork Watch: How to Follow Tomorrow’s High-Stakes Bitcoin Cash Update

The most contentious hard fork in bitcoin cash’s one-year history is happening Thursday. So contentious, in fact, that this one holds the potential to split the blockchain into two separate iterations of the bitcoin cash protocol – one led by developer group Bitcoin ABC and the other, Bitcoin SV, led by blockchain research company nChain. The […]

Asia / 12:46 am

What Fork? Asian Traders Are Buying Bitcoin Cash

With bitcoin cash (BCH) now looking certain to split into two competing cryptocurrencies, some traders in Asia are betting that the sum of the parts will be worth more than the whole. Specifically, these investors have been buying BCH in anticipation that Thursday’s contentious network software upgrade, or hard fork, will leave them owning two […]

Bitcoin ABC / 8:39 pm

Bitcoin Cash’s ‘Mining War’ Escalates as Blockchain Hard Fork Approaches

The global network of computer operators who today help power the bitcoin cash cryptocurrency are beginning to signal that they may take differing paths ahead of a technical update scheduled for Thursday. Data from Coin Dance indicates that bitcoin cash mining pools, collectives of individuals and companies providing computer power to the cryptocurrency, the world’s […]

Bitcoin Cash / 6:33 pm

Traders Now Betting 2-to-1 Bitcoin Cash Fork Will Cause Price Decline

New data is offering insight into how crypto traders are pricing in a coming technical update to bitcoin cash, one that could cause the world’s fourth most valuable blockchain to split into two competing networks. At press time, there are now almost twice as many open short positions betting that the price of bitcoin cash […]

BCH / 1:23 pm

Flash hike: Bitcoin Cash [BCH] shoots up 6% two days before hard fork

Bitcoin Cash [BCH]’s November 15 hard fork is something that fans of the cryptocurrency have been waiting for and seems like the prices have reflected the excitement. At the time of writing, Bitcoin Cash was shooting up by a massive 4.4% in just 40 minutes. The cryptocurrency, which had fallen to a low of $526, […]