Back in April of 2017 Bitcoin.com launched a notary service that was based on top of the bitcoin core (BTC) blockchain. However, due to the transaction bottleneck and extremely high fees, the notary service became unsustainable. Now Bitcoin.com has re-launched the notary using the bitcoin cash (BCH) blockchain, and anyone in the world can prove ownership for only 0.0005 BCH (about
Market Updates After the past few weeks of bearish market sentiment within the cryptocurrency economy, a wide variety of digital assets are starting to gain higher values. BTC/USD markets have hit a 24-hour high of $13,050 on January 20, after slowing creeping upwards from the low $10K range. Overall nearly every token market is up today anywhere between 2-50 percent
Featured New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) parent Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE) has announced it is creating a global cryptocurrency data feed, active by the year’s first quarter. Also read: Have Lunch with Bitcoin Jesus! Wall Street Teams with Bitcoin Developer “Access to comprehensive price discovery is vital to accurately value the cryptocurrency market,” a newly created ICE landing page reads.
Technology About 24-hours ago bitcoin cash (BCH) miners were processing a ton of large blocks between 2-8MB in size. Fees have remained considerably low, and the bitcoin cash daily transaction volume is nearing the same amount of transactions as the litecoin network. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies Bitcoin Cash Miners Are Clearing 8MB Blocks
News Over the past few weeks, there’s a lot going on within the bitcoin cash (BCH) ecosystem. Just recently businesses and service providers have been working towards changing their infrastructure to the new BCH address format. Additionally, the bitcoin cash environment got more support from organizations like the Bitclub Network and the merchant Kimchi Socks. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange
Interview Praxis is an intern, apprentice-like placement company, acting as a practical, resumé building experience for those who believe university is a waste of intellect and time and treasure. Recently, they’ve announced tuition can be paid in bitcoin cash, which offers near instant transaction times and low fees. Also read: India’s Bitcoin Exchange Banking Problems Praxis Accepts Tuition in Bitcoin
News This week security experts found a website glitch on the e-commerce marketplace Overstock that let customers purchase items for a fraction of the price. The reason users were getting such huge discounts is because the system was accidentally allowing bitcoin cash (BCH) purchases in place of items priced in bitcoin core (BTC). Also read: No, Mainstream Media, That Country Did
News The Blockchain Guild, a community fund set up to further bitcoin development, has made its first award. The project is designed to mentor the next generation of developers, in whose hands the future of blockchain technology lies. A number of major backers have given Blockchain Guild their support including litecoin’s Charlie Lee, bitcoin developer Jimmy Song, and Tuur Demeester.
Market Updates Another holiday cryptocurrency market slump is here as bitcoin, and a broad swathe of other digital assets, are hitting new lows during New Year’s Eve weekend. On Saturday, December 30 around 7am EDT, the price of bitcoin (BTC) touched a low of $12,240 across global exchanges after coasting along at $14,300 for most of Friday’s trading sessions. Also
News This week the cryptocurrency payment processor Bitpay implemented the BIP70 Payment Protocol into their debit card bitcoin-to-dollar-load invoices. According to the company, the feature will prevent common payment errors and offer better security against man-in-the-middle attacks. Also Read: Hit BTC Introduces Deposit Charges to Deal With High Bitcoin Fees Using the Payment Protocol to Prevent Error and Man-In-the-Middle Attacks