Hash Watch: 73% of Bitcoin Cash Blocks Mined With BCHN, Poloniex Launches Fork Futures

The Bitcoin Cash (BCH) upgrade is 21 days away and there’s a possibility the blockchain may bifurcate on November 15. On Sunday, October 25, statistics show that 731 out of the last 1,000 blocks have been mined using the BCHN full node software. Bitcoin Cash proponents are patiently waiting for the next BCH upgrade that’s roughly three weeks away. News.Bitcoin.com reported on September 1, that due to the contentious Infrastructure Funding Proposal added to Bitcoin ABC’s codebase, the network may split. 23 days later our newsdesk explained around 61% of…

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Big Bitcoin prediction, OKEx spooks markets, Ripple exec’s big mistake

Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link.   Top Stories This Week   PayPal to offer crypto payments starting in 2021 When rumors started circulating in June that PayPal was planning to launch a crypto service, the fintech giant was tight-lipped. But this week, PayPal was ready to show its hand, confirming that it will allow…

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Kanye West: Bitcoiners Know the True Liberation of America and Humanity

U.S. presidential candidate Kanye West professed his respect for bitcoiners during a podcast interview with Joe Rogan. He says bitcoiners “really have a perspective on what the true liberation of America and humanity will be.” Kanye West and Bitcoin Kanye West is one of the world’s best-selling musicians, having sold over 140 million records worldwide. He announced in July that he is running for President of the United States this year. In a podcast interview with Joe Rogan, published on Saturday, West confirmed that he is still in the running.…

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How to build a crypto mining rig in 2020 to earn Bitcoin and Ether

In a time of global crisis, a pandemic, and a generally unstable political and social environment, cryptocurrencies have shown remarkable stability. Moreover, the pandemic-induced economic downturn played into the hands of the industry by not only attracting professional cryptocurrency traders but also reviving mining as a way of generating passive income.  It is not surprising that countries experiencing difficult political and economic situations have witnessed a boom in the purchase of GPU cards in recent months. In the region of Abkhazia, where all crypto activities have been illegal since 2018,…

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Corporate disclosure is the only way to get crypto institutionalized

Some people predicted that crypto assets were going to be a fad that would quickly come and go. But in just a short time, we’ve seen crypto assets become the focus of new innovation. Cryptocurrencies have offered value exchange, the ability to generate income, and a viable investment option. Young companies are turning away from traditional VC to offer token options to investors. And blockchain technology is offering new value in the form of frictionless data exchange. As a result, crypto is making an ever-expanding effect on global economies, technology…

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Privacy-Focused Brave Users Can Now Purchase Bitcoin Cash Through Bitcoin.com

The privacy-centric web browser Brave has partnered with Bitcoin.com in order to give users access to cryptocurrencies like bitcoin cash from directly inside their browser. The newly added Bitcoin.com widget has been added to the latest Brave software and is now available to users in various countries. The latest version of the privacy-oriented Brave browser now has a Bitcoin.com widget that allows people to purchase cryptocurrencies like bitcoin cash (BCH). The widget is available to users in select regions such as the EU, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and Russia.…

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Ethereum set to become first blockchain to settle $1 trillion in one year

The third-quarter decentralized finance boom has resulted in the Ethereum (ETH) network processing more than twice the daily transaction volume of Bitcoin (BTC). According to crypto market data aggregator Messari, the 30-day rolling daily average for Ethereum transaction volume is currently $7 billion, with Bitcoin processing less than $3 billion. If the current trend continues, Messari predicts Ethereum will become the first public blockchain to settle $1 trillion in transfers over a calendar year. Ethereum’s previous strongest calendar year relative to Bitcoin was 2018, when it processed half a billion…

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