Category: Bitcoin News

Fork Watch: ‘Bitcoin Cash’ Support Grows as August 1 Draws Near

Originally posted at: https://news.bitcoin.com/fork-watch-bitcoin-cash-support-grows-as-aug-1-draws-near/ The user-activated hard fork (UAHF) on the Bitcoin network is looming around the corner. ‘Bitcoin Cash’ (BCC; BCH) is slated to break away as a new fork from the Bitcoin blockchain on August 1 at 9:20PM JST or 12:20PM UTC. Also read: Fork Watch: JP Powerhouse …

Fork Watch: Take Extra Precaution When Trying to Access Post-Fork Tokens

Originally posted at: https://news.bitcoin.com/fork-watch-take-extra-precaution-when-trying-to-access-post-fork-tokens/ Bitcoin holders should be aware that during and after a fork people can make mistakes when differentiating between the two chains. Alongside the confusion, there’s also a chance that malicious actors posing to be trustworthy may promise people help with access to ‘Bitcoin Cash’ …

Fork Watch: Korean Bitcoin Exchanges Divided on ‘Bitcoin Cash’

Originally posted at: https://news.bitcoin.com/fork-watch-korean-bitcoin-exchanges-bitcoin-cash/ Bitcoin exchanges in South Korea have been preparing for the planned user-activated hard fork (UAHF) on August 1. Some have announced their support for Bitcoin Cash (BCC), the new cryptocurrency that is expected to result from the event, while others have not yet decided. …

Bitcoin Whales and How They Make Market Waves

Originally posted at: https://news.bitcoin.com/bitcoin-whales-and-how-they-make-market-waves/ Sometimes when there’s a huge drop in bitcoin’s price traders called “bitcoin whales” are blamed for dumping on the market. Bitcoin whales are individuals or groups who hold vast quantities of bitcoins and can sometimes sway the market towards their preferential price. These market movers …

Hard Forking For Dummies: 2 Simple Rules to Access Your Bitcoin Cash

Originally posted at: https://news.bitcoin.com/hard-forking-for-dummies-2-simple-rules-access-your-bitcoin-cash/ There are two cardinal rules bitcoin holders should follow to prepare for the bitcoin hard fork. These rules will help users protect their bitcoin and gain access to bitcoin cash after the fork resolves. Also read: Fork Watch: Korean Bitcoin Exchanges Divided on ‘Bitcoin Cash’ …

Fork Watch: Indian Bitcoin Exchanges Will Not Support ‘Bitcoin Cash’

Originally posted at: https://news.bitcoin.com/fork-watch-indian-bitcoin-exchanges-will-not-support-bitcoin-cash/ India’s top bitcoin exchanges have announced that they are either not supporting or have not planned to support “Bitcoin Cash,” the new cryptocurrency that is expected to result from a user-activated hard fork (UAHF) on August 1. The exchanges have also announced that they …