Apr 22, 2024         

Here's why BTC transaction fees hit a record high of $400 following the Bitcoin halving

The scheduled Bitcoin halving event occurred on April 20th, which is a four year pre-planned occurrence for both Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash. This year's halving reduced Bitcoin's mining rewards from 6.25 BTC to 3.125 BTC, mirroring the reduction experienced by Bitcoin Cash. However, Bitcoin's unique design has led to different consequences compared to scalable cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin Cash.


Apr 15, 2024         

Why Bitcoin and crypto prices tanked massively over the weekend

The crypto market has been in shock, as billions of dollars were wiped off the charts in a single day, Saturday April 13th. What happened over the weekend. As Bitcoin prices and the rest of the crypto market tanked considerably, people began rushing to social media to find out why. As it turned out, it was yet another war starting, or continuing I should say, that spooked investors and the market.


Apr 12, 2024         

Coinbase Derivatives launch of Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin a success, Dogecoin coming soon

Coinbase has posted that the launch of their new derivatives futures platform has been a success, with the initial launch including Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Litecoin (LTC). In a blog post published yesterday, they said that Coinbase Derivatives has become the first CFTC-regulated exchange to offer margined Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin futures contracts, which launched earlier this month and are performing well.


Apr 10, 2024         

Hijacking Bitcoin: The complete uncensored history of Bitcoin as told by Roger Ver

On April 5, the book "Hijacking Bitcoin: The Hidden History of BTC" was officially released to the public (pre-released a couple weeks prior). The book is written by early Bitcoin and crypto investor and enthusiast Roger Ver, and is co-written by Steve Patterson who is the founder of the Natural Philosophy Institute, and includes contributions from Jeffrey Tucker, who is the founder and president of the Brownstone Institute. Since the release of the book, it has been at the top of Amazon for "Hot New Releases" and is already a best seller.


Apr 8, 2024         

The upcoming Bitcoin halving: Insights we can learn from the recent Bitcoin Cash halving

On April 3, 2024, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) experienced its once every four year halving event, a pivotal moment where the block reward for miners was halved. This process, integral to the SHA-256 mining algorithm also utilized by Bitcoin (BTC), aims to mitigate inflation by decreasing the pace at which new coins are introduced into circulation.

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About the author: David Shares has been a prominent figure in the cryptocurrency space since early 2013. His journey has encompassed working as a developer, creating multi-media content, and managing various crypto projects over the years for some of the biggest names in the industry. Prior to 2013, David worked in the fintech payments space for a number of years before jumping head first into Bitcoin and crypto. He has a wealth of knowledge on blockchains and cryptocurrencies and other related areas which are added here to provide crypto insights.

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