What Every Bitcoiner Should Know About ‘Bitcoin Cash’

In a few days the notorious August 1st is approaching, and it’s likely this day will be remembered for a long time. This week Bitcoin.com discussed the possible scenario of a user activated hard fork called “Bitcoin Cash” as much of the community doesn’t realize this fork will likely still happen despite Segwit2x’s current progress.[…]

This Is the Prototype Pod Designed by Canada’s Hyperloop Team

“Maximum speed with successful deceleration (i.e. without crashing).” That’s it. That’s the sole criteria set out by SpaceX ahead of next month’s hyperloop competition at the company’s Hawthorne, California headquarters. As of April, 24 teams from around the world have qualified for the race. But “maximum speed” may be easier said than done for the[…]

Seattle tech investor’s message to the elite: Fighting Trump means forking over some wealth and paying workers fair wages

Nick Hanauer, an investor and civic activist, on stage at the 2015 GeekWire Summit. (GeekWire Photo) Nick Hanauer has gotten rich because of an uncanny ability to predict where things are headed. He was the first early investor in Amazon; he bet on drone company Insitu before its sale to Boeing; and he backed biotech[…]

Pyre review — RPG dodgeball is as stylish as it sounds

REVIEW: If anyone ever tells you that Supergiant Games doesn’t make beautiful games, you should call that person a liar and cease all communication going forward. Like its previous indie hits Bastion and Transistor, Supergiant’s Pyre is thoroughly stylish and comes with a fantastic soundtrack to boot. It’s a gorgeous role-playing game that features mystical high-stakes[…]

Indian Bitcoin Hotspot Bangalore Sees 50+ Merchants Added This Month

Bitcoin’s popularity in India is steadily growing, particularly in the country’s third most populous city, Bangalore. Leading Indian bitcoin exchange Unocoin is based in the city, and has been helping merchants accept bitcoin there. Bitcoin.com talked to CEO Sathvik Vishwanath about the bitcoin economy in Bangalore and throughout India. Also read: India Fights Over Which Government[…]

BIP91 Activates While Fork Still Looms In the Backdrop

On July 22, 2017, at approximately 04:46:31 UTC at block height 477120 — BIP91 was activated on the Bitcoin network. As of this point, if the Segwit2x plan is successful, blocks that don’t signal Segregated Witness (BIP141) will be rejected. Also read: Acinq Launches Lightning Network Android Wallet Eclair Segwit2x Progresses Forward BIP91 has activated on[…]

How Japanese Exchanges Prepare to Deal With Forked `Bitcoin Cash´

The Japan Cryptocurrency Business Association has issued an announcement regarding Bitcoin Cash (BCC), which it expects to result from a planned hard fork on August 1. Some of its 13 bitcoin exchange members have already issued preliminary notices detailing how they will deal with the upcoming cryptocurrency. Also read: Viabtc Launching Bitcoin Cash Token and[…]