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Bitcoin compromise collapses, leaving future growth in doubt – Ars Technica


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Bitcoin compromise collapses, leaving future growth in doubt
Ars Technica
A group of prominent developers backing a plan to expand the capacity of the Bitcoin network threw in the towel on Wednesday. “It is clear that we have not built sufficient consensus for a clean blocksize upgrade at this time,” wrote developer Mike
Here’s What’s Next for Bitcoin Now That the 2x Fork is Not HappeningForbes

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‘Segwit2x Rally’ Unwinds? Bitcoin Looks Heavy As Fork Boost Fades – CoinDesk


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‘Segwit2x Rally’ Unwinds? Bitcoin Looks Heavy As Fork Boost Fades
CoinDesk
The world’s largest cryptocurrency rose to new record highs yesterday, rallying to $7,848.31 on CoinDesk’s Bitcoin Price Index (BPI) before falling to a low of $7,058 today. As of writing, the bitcoin-US dollar (BTC/USD) exchange rate is trading at $7
Bitcoin hits record high after developers call off plans to split digital currencyCNBC
Bitcoin Price Goes Bananas as Currency Avoids SplitFortune
Bitcoin Surges on Hopes That Upcoming Split May Be AvoidedBloomberg
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BitTorrent Creator’s Chia Could ‘Fix’ Bitcoin With Own Altcoin By Late 2018 – Cointelegraph (Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain News)


Cointelegraph (Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain News)

BitTorrent Creator’s Chia Could ‘Fix’ Bitcoin With Own Altcoin By Late 2018
Cointelegraph (Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain News)
BitTorrent creator Bram Cohen has debuted his “solution” to Bitcoin which he says resolves “centralization problems” with the virtual currency. Speaking to TechCrunch Wednesday, Cohen explained his Chia Network would offer more reliable, eco-friendly …

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India Drug “Cartel” Uses Bitcoins, Two Arrested: A Closer Look at Mainstream Media Libel – Bitcoin News (press release)


Bitcoin News (press release)

India Drug “Cartel” Uses Bitcoins, Two Arrested: A Closer Look at Mainstream Media Libel
Bitcoin News (press release)
This week, Delhi Police accused two people of operating a drug ring, according to the Daily Mail India edition. Using the world’s most popular cryptocurrency, bitcoin, the two were able to purchase 3,635 USD worth of illegal drugs on the dark web. It

Could Bitcoin Futures Rein in the Big Price Swings? – Cointelegraph (Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain News)


Cointelegraph (Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain News)

Could Bitcoin Futures Rein in the Big Price Swings?
Cointelegraph (Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain News)
After CME announced that they would soon be offering Bitcoin futures, the price of the digital currency took a big upward swing. However, CME is of the opinion that futures could actually put a stop to Bitcoin’s synonymous volatility. CME will be
CME’s planned bitcoin futures will attempt to rein in big price swingsCNBC
People Are Now Searching for How to Buy Bitcoin More Than for How to Buy GoldFortune
Bitcoin: A bet on a bubble about to burst?City A.M.
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