hard fork

  1. V4Vendetta

    Yet another Bitcoin fork in December or a hoax?

    Reports are emerging of another possible Bitcoin fork as early as December which would allegedly end up with another Bitcoin called Bitcoin Silver. The main purpose is supposedly to help to decentralize mining, adhering to Satoshi's vision of 'one CPU, one vote.' There is very little known about...
  2. V4Vendetta

    SegWit2x fork called off!

    Multiple crypto news outlets are reporting that the controversial SetWig2x fork has been cancelled. This is actually good news considering the number of red flags this fork was showing in the weeks leading up to this announcement. Some were calling this fork a 51% attack and others a potential...
  3. evo

    Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork: It Was a Dangerous Trick

    The Bitcoin Cash Fork Was a Dangerous Trick The newly created Bitcoin Cash (BCH) is a rushed spinoff of Bitcoin (BTC), a clonecoin of which there have been many in Bitcoin’s past. Because the name is confusing, many have taken to calling it “Bcash” to avoid buyer confusion. There have been...
  4. evo

    Coinbase adding support for Bitcoin Cash!

    As Bitcoin Cash becomes the 3rd largest cryptocurrency, and users threaten to sue Coinbase for their lack of support for Bitcoin Cash, Coinbase has officially announced they intend to support Bitcoin Cash by January 2018! Here's the full, official announcement from Coinbase: We wanted to give...
  5. evo

    Coinbase users threaten to sue over lack of support for Bitcoin Cash

    Lawsuits Brewing The creation of the fork in Bitcoin's blockchain—the software ledger that permanently records all transactions—by a minority of bitcoin operators followed a period of bitter infighting in the Bitcoin community. The details are esoteric (they center on the size and processing...
  6. evo

    Bitcoin Cash is now the 3rd most valuable cryptocurrency!

    Bitcoin Cash is now the 3rd most valuable cryptocurrency with market value of ~$7B A new version of bitcoin hit the market on Tuesday and, on its second day of trading, it has already tripled in price and its market cap is now third biggest of all digital currencies. Known as Bitcoin Cash, the...
  7. evo

    Bitcoin Cash Timeline - What happens after the fork?

    Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCC/BCH) are about to officially fork, so here's a timeline on what to expect over the next couple weeks: July 31, 2017 As you may have seen on social media, exchanges and merchants are currently scrambling to prepare for the fork. At a minimum, these...
  8. evo

    Some Bitcoin backers defecting to create a rival currency called Bitcoin Cash

    Some Bitcoin Backers Are Defecting to Create a Rival Currency For the last two years, rival factions have been vying for control of the Bitcoin virtual currency and its global network of computers and supporters. Now, one of the main camps is preparing to break off and create a competing...
  9. evo

    What is Bitcoin Cash?

    On August 1st 2017, We the People will breathe new life into Bitcoin. A group of miners, developers, investors, and bitcoin users will upgrade the Bitcoin protocol as specified by the User Activated Hard Fork (UAHF). Those who do not want to follow our lead are free to use whichever chain...
  10. evo

    Bittrex position on the Bitcoin hard fork

    Bittrex Official Statement on Bitcoin Cash (BCC) If you have a Bitcoin (BTC) balance on Bittrex during the BCC UAHF time on August 1st, 5:20am (12:20pm UTC), you will be credited the equivalent amount of Bitcoin Cash (BCC) on a 1:1 basis. i.e. 1 BTC on Bittrex held during the on-exchange...
  11. evo

    What is a Bitcoin Fork?

    There has been significant news coverage and developments in recent weeks about changes to digital currency networks. These are sometimes called “forks”. Here is a simple, non-technical explanation to add context to recent discussions. What is a “fork”? A “fork” is a change to the software of...
  12. evo

    Bitcoin wallet, Jaxx, unofficial position on the Bitcoin hard fork

    The popular digital currency wallet, Jaxx, hasn't released any official statement regarding the upcoming Bitcoin hard fork, however employees of Jaxx have made the following statements:
  13. evo

    Kraken position on the Bitcoin hard fork

    The popular exchange, Kraken, has not made any official public announcement on the upcoming Bitcoin hard fork, which will result in a second blockchain called Bitcoin Cash. However, Kraken has made the following unofficial statement regarding Bitcoin Cash:
  14. evo

    Bitfinex position on the Bitcoin hard fork

    Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Token Distribution A minority of Bitcoin miners will be forking on August 1st, 2017 to create a new chain called Bitcoin Cash. The fork does not impact Bitcoin balances, but it creates a new token. At the time of the fork, all Bitcoin addresses holding a balance will...
  15. evo

    Bitcoin wallet, Electrum, adding support for Bitcoin Cash

    Statement regarding Bitcoin Cash and Electrum Electrum is a Bitcoin wallet created by Thomas Voegtlin in 2011. Electrum is distributed by Electrum Technologies GmbH, a company registered in Germany, using the website - electrum.org Multiple Chain Validation Electrum is a SPV wallet, which...
  16. evo

    Poloniex position on the Bitcoin hard fork

    There are a number of proposals for technical changes to Bitcoin that may take effect in the coming weeks, so we are taking this opportunity to communicate our plans for managing any resulting network disruption. We take no position on the desirability of any particular proposal nor do we have a...
  17. evo

    Move your Bitcoin off Coinbase before the upcoming hard fork!

    As we all know, the upcoming Bitcoin hard fork is coming at the end of this month. The widely popular digital currency wallet, Coinbase, has already posted an official announcement that they don't plan on supporting the potential, alternative currency that will probably arise from the hard fork...
  18. evo

    Coinbase position on the Bitcoin Hard Fork

    This post explains what customers can expect from Coinbase in the event of a split (or fork) in the Bitcoin network. You can read more about what a digital currency fork is here. Our first priority is the safety of customer funds. In the event of a fork, customer fiat currency (USD, EUR and...
  19. evo

    Bitstamp position on the Bitcoin Hard Fork

    We would like to take this opportunity to let you know our plans for the upcoming weeks as we navigate any potential disruptions on the Bitcoin (BTC) network. As always, our focus will continue to be on the safety of your funds. In the event of a User Activated Hard Fork (UAHF) on 1 August or...
  20. evo

    Official Bitcoin SegWit2 Proposal

    Re: Segwit2Mb - combined soft/hard fork Sergio Demian Lerner Mar 31, 2017 Segwit2Mb is the project to merge into Bitcoin a minimal patch that aims to untangle the current conflict between different political positions regarding segwit activation vs. an increase of the on-chain blockchain...