Devs Reveal BCH Cashchannels and Simple Escrow Contracts

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) supporters have been introduced to two new concepts that allow people to leverage the BCH network in a variety of innovative ways. On November 15, former Bitpay developer Jason Dreyzehner revealed his recurring payments system for BCH called Cashchannels. A few days later, on November 18, Karol Trzeszczkowski published a plugin for Electron Cash that allows a user to create a simple escrow contract. Also read: Cointext Founder Publishes New ‘Postage’ Specs for SLP Tokens Cashchannels Every week there seems to be something new introduced to the…

Read More

Cash Games Adds Dozens of New Options for You to Play

Online gaming is a big global industry and one that had a major role in the early adoption of cryptocurrency. Bitcoin.com has long offered a platform for players to use their digital assets on classic games and recently it greatly expanded the scope of options available. Also Read: Bitcoin.com Wallet App Marks Over Five Million Wallets Created Cash Games Players Get Dozens of New Options Cash Games, Bitcoin.com’s online gaming platform, has recently been releasing a whole range of new games, thanks to successful partnerships with leading companies in the…

Read More

Bitcoin.com to Launch $200 Million BCH Ecosystem Investment Fund

Bitcoin.com is planning a major step toward promoting the growth of the BCH ecosystem. A $200 million fund will empower developers to offer new capabilities to bitcoin cash users as well as give institutional investors a chance to capitalize on the future of the cryptocurrency. Also Read: Bitcoin.com Wallet App Marks Over Five Million Wallets Created $200 Million Investment Fund Bitcoin.com is planning to launch a $200 million BCH investment fund in 2020 that will focus on payment related solutions and non-custodial financial services for Bitcoin Cash. The fund will…

Read More

The Many Facts Pointing to Hal Being Satoshi

The identity of Bitcoin’s pseudonymous founder is the subject of endless and dedicated speculation among the hardcore crypto crowd, and for good reason: the mystery truly is enticing. While the oft-cited candidates are many, there’s something special about avid runner, cypherpunk and early Bitcoin contributor Harold Thomas Finney II, better known simply as Hal, that makes people want to believe he’s the one. All wishful thinking aside, though, an examination of the facts is illuminating. Also Read: Bitcoin History Part 20: BTC Reaches $1 Caltech and Crypto Beginnings Finney graduated…

Read More

Restrictions Worldwide Show Why It’s Vital to Be Your Own Bank

As capital controls and banking restrictions continue to affect various populations worldwide, standing in the way of individuals and their hard-earned savings, some are looking to safer options and even cryptocurrencies. Lebanon, Zimbabwe, and India are just a few of the countries to deal with centralized restrictions on access to money in recent times, but anyone that’s ever had to so much as wait in a long line at the bank knows that when it comes to your money, the more direct and immediate the control, the better. Also Read:…

Read More

NY Regulator Licenses Fidelity for Bitcoin Trading and Custody

Fidelity Investment’s digital currency arm has been licensed by the New York Department of Financial Services to operate a platform on which individuals and institutional investors can store, purchase, sell, and transfer bitcoin. The regulator also revealed that it has to date approved 23 charters or licenses for firms engaged in crypto activities. Also read: US to Strictly Enforce Crypto Rules Similar to FATF Guidelines Fidelity’s New Crypto License The New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) announced Tuesday that it has granted a charter under the state’s banking…

Read More

Mega-Utility Token UPT Will Offer Interest and Discounts on Trading

About to make its initial exchange listing, Universal Protocol Token (UPT) will serve as a mega-utility token, offering holders attractive interest rates when lending and borrowing, lower exchange fees, cashback and discounts on trading. Also Read: Universal Protocol Alliance to List Mega-Utility Token on Bitcoin.com Exchange Mega-Utility Token to Debut Wednesday The Universal Protocol Alliance is a group of like-minded cryptocurrency companies and blockchain organizations that want to connect different digital assets in a single network. The group has identified that many users need innovative solutions to move digital assets…

Read More

Why Tokenized Projects Are Building on Bitcoin

Bitcoin is something you hodl. Ethereum is something you build on. At least that has long been the official narrative, with projects favoring dedicated smart contract networks over Bitcoin for spinning out dapps and second layer solutions. Like all crypto narratives, however, this one has started to shift, as projects reappraise the benefits of crafting censorship-resistant applications anchored to Bitcoin Core and Bitcoin Cash. Also read: Coinex Chain Launches Tokens Anchored to BTC and BCH Why Businesses Are Issuing Tokens on SLP Businesses of all kinds are issuing tokens on…

Read More

‘Lost Coins’ Study Estimates BTC’s True Supply

Many people like the fact that Satoshi Nakamoto introduced a capped supply of 21 million coins when he created the Bitcoin protocol. However, there’s been a lot of speculation aimed at guessing the number of ‘lost coins’ that will never be spent. On November 19, the digital currency data and research site Coin Metrics published an in-depth study that estimates the true number of BTC’s circulating supply. Also read: Walk Like Nakamoto: 7 Anonymous Personalities in the Crypto Space Coin Metrics Estimates the Number of Lost Bitcoins According to various…

Read More

Cointext Founder Publishes New ‘Postage’ Specs for SLP Tokens

On November 18, Cointext founder Vin Armani published a blog post that describes a new system called the ‘Simple Ledger Postage Protocol.’ The SLP concept allows wallets to send SLP tokens without having to use bitcoin cash (BCH) as ‘gas’ to forward transactions. Also Read: Bitcoin Cash Community Funds Eatbch Trip to Ghana The Simple Ledger Postage Protocol Cointext CTO Vin Armani recently published a blog post called “Simple Ledger Postage Protocol: Enabling A True SLP Token Ecosystem On Bitcoin Cash,” which describes a method of sending SLP-based tokens without…

Read More