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This Week in Cryptocurrency – November 17th, 2017

By CoinCentral / November 17, 2017

This Week in Cryptocurrency – Weekly News Recap Prices Soar: In the last 7 days, the vast majority of cryptocurrencies have seen healthy price increases. While early this week some thought Bitcoin Cash was on its way to overtaking Bitcoin, that…

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Crypto Chaos and The Flippening: Inside Bitcoin Cash’s Arms Race with Bitcoin

By Colin Harper / November 14, 2017

  Bitcoin Cash (BCH) recently went on an absolute tear.   Back in late October it tested a support of ~$320.00.  In the earlier hours of November 12th, it reached a new all-time high at ~$2,400. Meanwhile, Bitcoin (BTC) has…

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The Best Fully Anonymous Bitcoin Wallet Options | CoinCentral

By Steven Buchko / November 13, 2017

The Best Anonymous Bitcoin Wallets So, you’ve finally decided to take your bitcoin off an exchange and store it in a wallet. Smart move. Storing your cryptocurrency in a wallet minimizes the risk of your funds being stolen by hackers…

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This Week in Cryptocurrency – November 10th, 2017

By CoinCentral / November 10, 2017

This Week in Cryptocurrency – Weekly News Recap Party’s over before it started: The much anticipated upcoming Bitcoin2x fork that planned to increase Bitcoin’s block size from 1MB to 2MB was suspended indefinitely due to a lack of consensus in…

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Segwit2x Fork Suspended Indefinitely

By CoinCentral / November 8, 2017

  The orchestrators behind the controversial Segwit2x hard fork have suspended the proposed software update indefinitely.  The update, scheduled for block 494784, was meant to expand Bitcoin’s block size from 1MB to 2MB. An email sent on November 8th by…

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This Week in Cryptocurrency – November 3rd, 2017

By Alex Moskov / November 3, 2017

This Week in Cryptocurrency – Weekly News Recap Another Week. Another All Time High. In last weeks newsletter, our top story was Bitcoin breaking $6,000. Just one week later, Bitcoin is now priced at $7,305 at the time of writing this.…

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This Week in Cryptocurrency – October 27, 2017

By Alex Moskov / October 27, 2017

This Week in Cryptocurrency – Weekly News Recap Bitcoin Breaks $6,000: Shortly after we posted last weeks “This Week in Cryptocurrency” newsletter, Bitcoin surpassed $6,000 for the first time ever Friday. The price continued rising, reaching as high as $6,194 (Source)…

How to Cash Out or Sell Bitcoin for Fiat (USD, EUR, Etc.)

By Reed Schlesinger / October 25, 2017

Turning Bitcoin into Cash For cryptocurrency newcomers, one of the most common things they want to understand is how to cash out Bitcoin or withdraw from Bitcoins to fiat currency (USD, EUR, Etc.). Regardless of the reasons, a time may…

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What is SegWit2x? Here’s What You Need to Know.

By Jason Les / October 17, 2017

  The origins of Segwit2x go back many years now as the Bitcoin community has long debated how to scale Bitcoin to meet the increasing volume of transactions on the network.  One camp, primarily comprised of the big miners, has…

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Ripple vs Bitcoin Comparison

By Theo Tsihitas / October 7, 2017

Ripple vs Bitcoin: Solving Different Problems Although Ripple shares some similar characteristics with Bitcoin, it is a vastly different project. As a cryptocurrency, it uses cryptography to secure transactions, but it doesn’t actually have a public blockchain. Instead, it has…