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Mini-POS Launches Zero Confirmation Bitcoin Cash Point-of-Sale Terminal

5 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Mini-POS Launches Zero Confirmation Bitcoin Cash Point-of-Sale Terminal
Technology Just recently a development team from the UK has created a bitcoin cash (BCH) point-of-sale server which allows brick and mortar merchants to accept BCH as a form of payment in-store. The startup has started an initial pre-sale, and BCH Mini-POS devices will begin shipping this summer. Also read: Québec Premier: We’re Not Really Interested Read More

BTC.com Lowers Bitcoin Transaction Costs Through Dynamic Fees and SegWit

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on BTC.com Lowers Bitcoin Transaction Costs Through Dynamic Fees and SegWit
BTC.com, the first bitcoin wallet platform in the cryptocurrency market to integrate Bitcoin Cash and SegWit simultaneously, has recently implemented a dynamic fee system to automatically calculate the lowest fee users can attach to have their transactions processed on the Bitcoin blockchain network. In a blog post published on January 11th, the BTC.com development team Read More

First Real Bitcoin Lightning Network Payment Completed via Bitrefill

8 months ago admin2 Comments Off on First Real Bitcoin Lightning Network Payment Completed via Bitrefill
Technology Considering the persistent issues with the system at the moment, fast and cheap bitcoin (BTC) transactions might sound like a distant dream, but its realization might be just around the corner. The first transaction using real bitcoin to make a payment on the lighting network has recently been completed via mobile top-up service Bitrefill. Read More

How to Calculate Bitcoin Transaction Fees When You’re in a Hurry

9 months ago admin2 Comments Off on How to Calculate Bitcoin Transaction Fees When You’re in a Hurry
Featured Calculating transaction fees is like riding a bike or rolling a cigarette: simple when you know how, but frustratingly complex otherwise. UX improvements over the last few years have made bitcoin easier than ever to send and receive, but fee calculation is still something of a dark art. The following resources make fee calculation Read More

Segwit Integration is Set to Increase with Bitfinex Next on the List

9 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Segwit Integration is Set to Increase with Bitfinex Next on the List
News Segwit wallet integration has been bumped to the top of Bitfinex’s to-do list, with an exchange staffer declaring that the job should be completed next week. Despite the scaling technology having been available since August, a number of exchanges have dithered. Now, there are signs that progress is being made in activating BIP141. Also Read More

The Biggest Obstacle to Bitcoin Scaling Isn’t Technical – It’s Political

9 months ago admin2 Comments Off on The Biggest Obstacle to Bitcoin Scaling Isn’t Technical – It’s Political
Op-Ed Bitcoin is accustomed to taking flak from non-believers. It’s been declared dead more times than most people care to count, and will continue to be written off long after dissenting CEOs have conceded defeat and quietly bought BTC. The latest group to take potshots at bitcoin aren’t external actors with little understanding of the Read More

Darknet Markets Are Back – But With the Blockchain Bloated Who’s Buying?

9 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Darknet Markets Are Back – But With the Blockchain Bloated Who’s Buying?
News Darknet markets, prized for their range of wares not commonly found on the clearnet, are back online. For the past three weeks, the most popular DNMs, including Dream and Aero, have been offline due to sustained DDoS attacks. Now, following a lengthy hiatus, the majority of markets are back online. There’s just one problem: Read More

Bitcoin Cash Price Surpasses $1,800 — Eying the Second Largest Market Cap

9 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Bitcoin Cash Price Surpasses $1,800 — Eying the Second Largest Market Cap
Markets and Prices As news.Bitcoin.com reported earlier this weekend, bitcoin cash (BCH) markets have been on a rampage following the canceled 2MB hard fork event. BCH prices have increased three-fold since then, reaching a high of $1810 across global exchanges and has since dropped to around $1400. Alongside this, the network hashrate has also met parity Read More

$700 Million Stuck in 115,000 Unconfirmed Bitcoin Transactions

9 months ago admin2 Comments Off on $700 Million Stuck in 115,000 Unconfirmed Bitcoin Transactions
Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Bitcoin recently saw a meteoric rise in value over the past 30 days, but soon endured a major correction and saw its value drop from $7,500 to $6,407.62 at press time. The bitcoin dominance index dropped from over 62 percent to 53.4 Read More

As Bitcoin Reaches New Price Highs, Network Congestion and Fees Spike

9 months ago admin2 Comments Off on As Bitcoin Reaches New Price Highs, Network Congestion and Fees Spike
Technology Bitcoin markets have been on a tear lately, and the price has spiked quite a bit last month and into November. However, as bitcoin’s value surpassed $7K per BTC, transaction bottleneck and miner fees have risen again, causing users to complain about unconfirmed transactions and paying $5-10 per transaction. Also read: Ethereum Wallet Parity Hit Read More