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Bitcoin Gold: Cryptocurrency’s Android-Like Forks Could Boost Adoption

Two new cryptocurrencies have split — or “forked” — from Bitcoin, and that’s okay. Bitcoin Cash and Bitcoin Gold, which launched in August and November respectively, both take the original currency in a new direction, attempting to fix some of its biggest flaws. Karthik Iyer, India’s ambassador to the P2P Foundation that hosted one of […]

Bitcoin transaction fees show cryptocurrency’s limits

The bitcoin rate spike, still alive despite bitter divisions in the community that supports the cryptocurrency, has laid bare the biggest problem with bitcoin: compared with fiat currencies, it’s painfully inconvenient and expensive to use as a means of payment. Bitcoin is set up to reward users for verifying transactions. Miners who package transactions into […]

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