Bitcoin Cash Learns Block Size Economics, Ver Says BCH Not Restricted

Those who have followed the Bitcoin saga from the very beginning know that it’s a mistake in 2019 to only pay attention to the so-called “grandfather cryptocurrency,” as that would mean ignoring Bitcoin’s many relatives (and competitors) that share the same DNA. Bitcoin Cash (BCH), when it comes down to brass tacks, is similar to Bitcoin in most ways, but with one large distinction — it’s bigger block size of 32 megabytes. This is a result of BCH innovator Roger Ver’s idea that scaling should be possible on-chain, without third-party accelerators like the…

Warren Buffett has Enough Spare Cash to Buy Two-Thirds of All Existing Bitcoin – CCN.com

Warren Buffett isn’t much of a bitcoin fan. He’s called it rat poison squared, a gambling device, delusional, and a seashell with no inherent value. But, if he wanted to, he could become the biggest bitcoin whale of them all. Buffett could buy two-thirds of the existing BTC supply… in cash. Warren Buffett’s investment firm Berkshire Hathaway reported a record $122 billion cash pile in a recent filing. That’s about two-thirds of bitcoin’s current market capitalization of $177.6 billion. Sidenote: obviously, this isn’t actually possible. Only a small portion of…

Bitcoin Cash Futures Expected to Open up US Market by Q1 2020

Futures contracts on bitcoin cash can be available at a CFTC-regulated exchange by the end of this year or the first quarter of 2020. This will allow institutional U.S. investors to trade on a derivative of the cryptocurrency and bring in more trading volume for BCH overall. Also Read: HTC Adds Native Bitcoin Cash Support to Its Flagship Smartphone Bitcoin.com Champions Bitcoin Cash Futures Bitcoin.com is in discussions about listing a bitcoin cash (BCH) futures contract on a new exchange with approval from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).…

HTC Partners with Bitcoin.com, Bringing Bitcoin Cash (BCH) to the Exodus 1

Mobile phone giant HTC has announced a partnership with Roger Ver led Bitcoin.com in order to create the capacity to store and transact with Bitcoin Cash (BCH) without an application. The integrated BCH wallet will help HTC create a simple interface for crypto transactions and Bitcoin.com for a higher number of users, as reported by Venture Beat, September 16, 2019. Controversial Move, But Faster Transactions A lot of people are going to be extremely unhappy that HTC has chosen to work with Bitcoin.com. A lot of Bitcoin advocates see Bitcoin.com as a…

HTC Smartphone Adds Built-in Wallet for Bitcoin Cash

Bitcoin.com announced a partnership with Taiwanese telecommunications manufacturer HTC to support Bitcoin Cash (BCH) on its flagship smartphones. In a press release on Sept. 16, Bitcoin.com announced that it and HTC would begin a long-term partnership wherein the HTC Exodus 1 will provide built-in wallet support for Bitcoin Cash. Bitcoin.com states that the phone supports BCH without having to download a BCH wallet from an app store. Current users will need to perform an update of their software to receive a Bitcoin.com wallet. Are blockchain and crypto a comeback for…

HTC Adds Native Bitcoin Cash Support to Its Flagship Smartphone

The bitcoin cash community now has a new way to secure and transact its digital money, as HTC adds native BCH support to its Exodus 1 smartphone. A key reason the technology manufacturer has chosen to do so is that many consumers are using BCH as a payment method and HTC wants to see a future where merchants use the Exodus to receive BCH payments. Also Read: David Chaum’s Elixxir Invites Smartphone Users to Test Private Messaging HTC Exodus 1 Now Supports Bitcoin Cash Taiwanese consumer electronics manufacturer High Tech…

Square’s Cash App Is Testing a Stock Trading Feature

Square’s cryptocurrency-friendly payment app Cash App is reportedly testing a new feature allowing customers to buy and sell stocks. Expanding Cash App Citing a source familiar with the matter, Bloomberg reported on Sept. 12 that the San Francisco-based startup’s employees began testing the new feature in recent weeks. Once released, it will allow Cash App users to make free stock trades. Square has reportedly not yet determined the exact date of the new option launch. Cash App and crypto Square made Bitcoin (BTC) deposits available on Cash App in late…

$800 Bitcoin Buys $10,000 Cash on Dark Web, Turn-Key Money Laundering

Security researchers have identified a new trend of lucrative and illicit Bitcoin (BTC) to cash conversions in their analysis of dozens of dark web marketplaces and forums. Financial scammers are selling cold, hard cash for only 10 to 12 cents on the dollar to buyers willing to provide a prepaid fee in Bitcoin, according to the new Q3 2019 Black Market Report from Armor’s Threat Resistance Unit. Dodging risks The cash-to-Bitcoin money laundering scheme works as follows: cybercriminals offer up bundles of cash — typically from $2,500 to $10,000 —…

Bitcoin.com Wants to Launch a Bitcoin Cash Futures to Compete with XRP and ETH

If things go according to plan, Bitcoin.com would soon launch the first Bitcoin Cash derivative in the form of futures contracts. The company is looking to launch this with a CFTC-approved exchange. Currently, the world’s fourth-largest cryptocurrency by market cap is Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and has been for a minute. Even at this position and with a market cap of $5.37 billion, not a lot is usually heard about BCH compared to its “senior colleagues” like Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH) and XRP. However, Roger Ver is planning to do something…

Developer Reveals Token Reward Platform Fueled by Bitcoin Cash

There’s a new crypto platform called Honeypoints that just released for beta testing on Apple’s Testflight. The digital currency application created by two former Bitcoin.com employees aims to fuel merchant adoption with loyalty rewards. The Honeypoints app is meant to stimulate retail acceptance by rewarding customers with unique crypto tokens when they make a purchase or show loyalty. Also Read: SLP Developers Publish Specs for a Unique Type of Non-Fungible Tokens Honeypoints: An SLP Token Reward Platform Built on the Bitcoin Cash Network Last week at the Try Swift conference…