• Bitcoin fork
    Alt coins,  Bitcoin,  Innovators

    Expert trader gives the ABCs (and SVs) of the impending big Bitcoin Cash hash battle

    Bitcoin Cash’s fate will be decided November 15. Here’s what that could mean

    The contest to control Bitcoin Cash—essentially, two billionaires in a game of chicken—is about to come to a head. The “hash battle” will be decided on November 15, 2018. On that day, BCH will have a hard fork; the winning hash will retain the title of Bitcoin Cash while the loser—if it survives—might be forked into a brand new coin (though that’s debatable). The stakes aren’t small; Bitcoin Cash currently has a $9.4 billion market cap, making it the fourth-largest crypto. In the 10 years since Satoshi Nakamoto release the original Bitcoin white paper for “electronic cash,” many cryptocurrencies have seen “forks.” There have been coins “burned,” too. However, we…

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