In the Daily: BCH on C2C Market, Binance in Indonesia, 400,000 Planned Mining Rigs

February 24th, 2019

In this edition of The Daily, we cover the addition of bitcoin cash (BCH) trading support to a fiat-to-cryptocurrency platform, an expansion of educational services by Binance in Indonesia, and Ebang’s plan to sell 400,000 new mining rigs in 2019. Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Added on C2C Market Okex, the Malta-based digital asset exchange, has announced…

Meet Memopay, the Bitcoin Cash Advertising Model That ‘Pays for Attention’

February 20th, 2019

There’s a different kind of advertising taking place on the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network, using an application called Memopay. The ad campaign platform employs a novel approach to advertise someone’s website, product or service by sending a small fraction of BCH to thousands of public addresses with an encoded OP_return message. Memopay: Onchain Advertising The…

Coinbase Wallet App Adds Bitcoin Cash Support

February 20th, 2019

Coinbase announced on Tuesday that users of its wallet app can now directly store their bitcoin cash. The app update will be rolled out to all iOS and Android users in the next few weeks. Both Cashaddr and legacy address formats are supported alongside Bitcoin Cash Testnet for developers. Adding BCH Support San Francisco-based digital…

Bitcoin Cash Merchant Acceptance Is Thriving in These 3 Regions

February 20th, 2019

Bitcoin Cash supporters are all about spreading adoption, and many enthusiasts are relentlessly trying to get people to try BCH and merchants to accept the cryptocurrency for payments. Right now, there are three regions in the world with a significant number of BCH merchants: Slovenia, North Queensland, and Japan, areas which continue to add a…

BCH Devs Lock in Code for the Chain’s Next Upgrade: Schnorr and Segwit Recovery

February 20th, 2019

On Feb. 14, a group of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) developers sat down and discussed the featured items for the scheduled upgrade this coming May. According to the programmers, two specific features will be ready for the upgrade: Schnorr signatures and Segwit recovery. The developers also detailed that certain features like nullfail and the 100-byte transaction…

Orca Pool Mining Operation Aims to Defend Altcoins and Forks From Attacks

February 17th, 2019

Last November the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community witnessed a hash war that resulted in a bifurcation of the main chain. The spat saw one of the first examples of the alpha miner strategy and an attempt to truly test Nakamoto consensus. About a week before the fork, a new mining operation was announced called Shark…

Bitcoin Cash-Focused Ifwallet Implements Cash Accounts Name System 

February 15th, 2019

Last month, on the 10th anniversary of the Bitcoin genesis block, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) developer Jonathan Silverblood launched his platform. The Cash Accounts platform allows users to tether human-readable names to BCH addresses in order to make payments easier. Now the Chinese BCH light client Ifwallet has become the first public wallet with Cash…

BCH-Powered Badger Wallet Now Connects to a Variety of Blockchain Apps

February 14th, 2019

Since its inception, the bitcoin cash (BCH) light client Badger Wallet has become one of the most versatile BCH platforms. Over the last few weeks, Badger developers have added a slew of new features including Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) support and integration with projects like Satoshi Dice and Badger Wallet Wants to Be the…

In the Daily: BCH Charity Anniversary, Lighting Wholesaler Takes Crypto, Atomicpay Vanity URLs

February 11th, 2019

In this edition of The Daily we feature the first yearly anniversary of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) charity Eatbch, a move by American lighting wholesaler H&M Distributors to accept cryptocurrency payments and an update about vanity URLs from Atomicpay. Eatbch Charity Marks First Anniversary The bitcoin cash-powered nonprofit organization Eatbch has now marked its first anniversary….

BCH Avalanche Transactions Show Finality Speeds 10x Faster Than Ethereum

February 10th, 2019

Over the last few weeks, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) developers and community members have been discussing a pre-consensus method called Avalanche. Now BCH proponents have begun to notice the protocol has been applied to the Bchd full node implementation and the proof of concept officially running on the BCH mainnet. The Benefits of Avalanche and PoW…