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Block 494,784: Segwit2x Developers Set Date for Bitcoin Hard Fork

The developers behind Segwit2x, a controversial plan to increase the transaction capacity of the bitcoin blockchain, plan to announce a firm date for a hard fork today. A copy of a forthcoming blog post obtained by CoinDesk indicates that the Segwit2x team…

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S&P 500 or Cryptocurrency: Just How Big Is Bitcoin’s Price Explosion?

While bitcoin is down several hundred dollars since hitting its all-time high of $4,483.55 earlier today, the cryptocurrency is still on an absolute tear this year. Bitcoin’s ascent viewed over a longer time horizon is impressive. On a year-over-year basis, its value has risen…

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The Bitcoin Cash Price: Questions, Answers and More Questions

When a new tradable asset hits the market – especially one that claims to be worth more than $5 billion at launch – investors are certain to have questions. But in the case of Bitcoin Cash (BCC), the questions are more important than the…