Many people considered today to be the most important day for bitcoin since its creation in 2009.It was the first serious fork of the bitcoin chain into two.After Bitcoin, Antpool now Starts Purposefully Mining Empty Blocks on the Litecoin Network As Well.
Chinese speculators have the reputation of buying anything and everything that is going up.
On March 10 after the closing of the New York Stock Exchange, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rejected the rule change for the Bitcoin ETF due.
The price of bitcoin fell sharply Friday after a report that China is planning to shut down local exchanges for the digital currency.Some digital currency prices fell today after the Bitcoin fork.Bitcoin is the currency of the Internet: a distributed, worldwide, decentralized digital money.This is rather problematic behavior from the second largest LTC mining pool on the network, to say the least.JP Morgan has been caught red-handed purchasing a bunch of shares of XBT notes which are shares called exchange-traded-notes that track the price of Bitcoin.
Even though Litecoin now has SegWit active on the network, there is no reason to mine empty blocks.The Bitcoin Investment Trust (GBTC) slumped 12% in early trading Tuesday, but gold strengthened with turmoil in Asia.
Some exchanges, like Coinbase and BitMEX will NOT support Bitcoin Cash tokens, but others — OKCoin and Kraken — pledge that they will.
Bitcoin prices were remarkably steady on Thursday, as markets welcomed a new version of the digital currency following the Aug. 1 fork.
Bitcoin, a digital currency launched by the pseudonymous programmer Satoshi Nakamoto in 2009, hit a.The release aims to make it easier for users to avoid a highly criticized Bitcoin miner which was bundled with the previous 3.4.2 version.They are showing the same type of silly behavior for both Bitcoin and LTC mining right now.Could some or all of my bitcoin become lost because of a blockchain fork.
It is important for the community to be aware of this behavior, as it could end up hurting the ecosystem quite a bit.Last week, Bitfinex confirmed delays processing outbound USD wires, ultimately leading to the freeze of fiat deposits.If bad actors keep demanding payment in bitcoin, its appeal could plummet.Mining empty blocks will push transaction fees higher over time, which will benefit the miners.