Bitcoin SV (BSV)

Bitcoin Cash’s 2020 Hard Fork: Everything You Need to Know

On November 15, Bitcoin Cash will undergo a contentious hard fork. Here’s what you should know. The Bitcoin Cash (BCH) blockchain will undergo a scheduled upgrade or “hard fork” on November 15, 2020. This event involves a long-standing debate between factions within the Bitcoin Cash community, each with different plans for the cryptocurrency. This is […]

20 More Block Rewards from 2010 Spent Today – Why Are Decade-Old Bitcoins Waking Up?

Following the 21 coinbase rewards from 2010 spent on November 7, another long string of so-called ‘sleeping bitcoins’ mined a decade ago were transferred on Sunday morning. According to onchain data, the 20 block rewards from 2010 with 1,000 BTC were transferred at 4:02 a.m. EST. A ton of ‘zombie coins’ moved in 2020, after […]

Protecting investors vs. promoting innovation: A dilemma for Africa

Africa’s digital currency industry has been the fastest-growing in 2020, with the continent finally waking up to the vast opportunities that digital currencies offer. Led by Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa, the continent is now making its mark in the global digital currency map. While 2020 has been the year when Africa has exploded as […]

USDC is Bitcoin’s first stablecoin

USDC is the first stablecoin on the Bitcoin blockchain thanks to the RelayX and Run partnership! The launch of USDC (RUN-SV) is a major milestone as the first open, publicly available token on Bitcoin SV. Widely thought by the general crypto community as an impossibility, we believe this is the start of a token and […]

Uniswap’s Distribution Is Built on Something That Can’t Be Forked: Actual Users

“I think that Uniswap is one of the premier DeFi [decentralized finance] protocols, and its token is as well,” Sam Bankman-Fried, CEO at Alameda Research, told CoinDesk via email. “It has been the largest decentralized trading venue for a long time.” The praise is noteworthy as Bankman-Fried is credited with saving SushiSwap, Uniswap’s chief competitor. […]

Industry leaders say blockchain makes payment services more efficient

Is blockchain the solution in making payments more transparent and secure? With online payments company Wirecard undergoing insolvency proceedings this month, mainstream financial services like VISA, PayPal, and Mastercard are rushing to fill the digital payments void, and be one of the first to offer crypto payment cards, stated experts in the crypto industry. During […]

20% of RippleNet transactions occur using XRP – Ripple exec

Ripple exec Asheesh Birla said that 20% of RippleNet transactions occur using XRP. Ripple’s on-demand liquidity (ODL) solution leverages XRP by default.  An earlier report suggested that ODL customers receive incentives from Ripple for utilizing the solution. The SVP of product and corporate development at Ripple, Asheesh Birla, took to Twitter to note that 20% […]

Top 5 Cryptocurrencies With Potential in the Long Run

Cryptocurrencies With Potential in the Long Run 1. Ethereum (ETH) – $38 billion mcap Ethereum – Tradingview We didn’t want to start with super major coins, however, Ethereum is simply too good to be ignored. Just recently, ETH has taken the lead being the first to see a breakout above a crucial resistance level and […]

‘Not a finished product’: Ethereum fees and scalability issues cripple network

Rising fees and scaling issues pose a major problem for the Ethereum network, according to key players in the ETH ecosystem and blockchain researchers. Ethereum transaction fees are too high, with the average transaction fee being $0.46 at press time. Transaction fee revenue is now nearing half as high as block reward revenue. This actually […]

Digital yuan to be tested by Tencent-backed firms in China

China is preparing to test its digital yuan through online food retailer Meituan-Dianping, a firm backed by WeChat owner Tencent. In the latest development on its journey to launching a central bank digital currency, the People’s Bank of China has already met with the Beijing company to discuss proposals for a trial, which would see […]

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