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Bitcoin Block Size Hits New All-Time High

The Bitcoin network keeps improving in multiple parameters, and this time, mean block size peaked, carrying the heaviest set of transactions on record. Block Size Growth Remains Organic A Bitcoin block has a variable size, though relatively small blocks usually propagate. There is no target or limitation, and the Bitcoin network has not set out Read more…

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5 Bitcoin Events That Could Happen Before 2020 Halving

The Bitcoin (BTC) halving narrative remains one of the chief sources of price speculation going into 2020. Altana Digital CIO, Alistair Milne, says we’re likely to witness 5 events take place before the big day arrives. Pre-Halving Months Will See Bitcoin Accumulation The Bitcoin halving event is less than 150 days away, and while it Read more…

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Bitcoin Network Experiences Slowest Block in 5 Years

The Bitcoin (BTC) network produced an unusually slow block, taking 119 minutes to discover the block number. The anomaly is happening despite the record activity of miners. Slow Block May Be a Statistical Anomaly The Bitcoin network has a 10-minute block schedule, and so far keeps within the predetermined time, with only small fluctuations. But Read more…

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Bitcoin.com Launches New Crypto Exchange

Bitcoin.com has announced the launch of its long-rumoured cryptocurrency exchange today. To distinguish itself in an already crowded marketplace, it is offering promotional deals such as negative 0.3 percent trading fees. Bitcoin.com – A Trusted Brand? Bitcoin.com had been working on the cryptocurrency exchange project for the past year. Managing director of the exchange, Danish Read more…

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Buterin Considers zk-STARKS, Plasma, Casper, Bitcoin Cash for Enhancing Ethereum’s Efficiency

The developers of Ethereum (ETH), the world’s largest platform for building and deploying decentralized applications (dApps), have been experimenting with different approaches for effectively scaling the smart contract platform. Ethereum Co-Founder Vitalik Buterin has considered using other blockchain platforms as data layers for the Ethereum network. These platforms include Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Ethereum Classic (ETC), Read more…

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John McAfee Summons Calvin Ayre After Bitcoin SV ‘Conman’ Comments

US entrepreneur turned presidential candidate John McAfee has invited infamous Bitcoin SV supporter Calvin Ayre for a face-to-face meeting following accusations he was a “conman.” Craig Wright To McAfee: ‘I Want You In Court’ The latest episode in the ongoing drama involving Bitcoin SV proponents, McAfee announced on social media that he was staying meters Read more…

Grayscale’s 2018 Q4 Crypto Report Indicates Institutional Investors Brought in 66% of New Capital
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Grayscale’s 2018 Q4 Crypto Report Indicates Institutional Investors Brought in 66% of New Capital

Grayscale Investments, a digital currency group that specializes in cryptocurrency investing, has just released its 2018 Q4 investment report. In it, the firm informs that it managed to attract a total of $30.1 Million in capital for the fourth quarter of 2018. The average weekly investment was around $2.3 Million. Of this weekly amount, $2 Read more…