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The Cash Consortium Launches Open Standard Initiative for Bitcoin Cash

This week a Bitcoin Cash organization was founded called the Cash Consortium (C2) that aims to be a technical group framed off of the World Wide Web Consortium’s (W3C) open standards. C2 is an international community that intends to bolster open standard development in order to provide long-term Bitcoin Cash growth. Also read: Upgrade Time: Bitcoin […]

Reward-based Social Media Platform Yours Switches from Litecoin to Bitcoin Cash

On August 22 the creator of the Yours network, Ryan X Charles, announced his blockchain based media platform is switching over from litecoin to bitcoin cash. The team just recently switched from the legacy bitcoin chain to litecoin because of the protocol’s inability to process micro-transactions. Also read: Bitcoin Software Wars: The Battle Between Nodes, Hashpower, […]

Rising Network Fees Are Causing Changes Within the Bitcoin Economy

Bitcoin’s value has grown significantly this year making people’s digital asset holdings worth quite a bit these days. Alongside this, bitcoin mining fees have swelled almost in unison with the price rise and some people have been paying an average of $3-4 per transaction. The rising fees continue to cause concern for bitcoin proponents and […]

Yours Network Moves to Litecoin, Plans Full Launch on May 30

Yours.network is finally launching, but with a twist. CEO Ryan X Charles has also announced on Thursday that Yours is switching to Litecoin. Also read: Yours Updates Reveal Many Ways to Earn Bitcoin Yours Planning to Launch on May 30 “Yours is like Medium with a pay wall,” Charles describes his product. He has been on […]

Extension Block Proposal Receives More Industry Support

There’s been a lot of discussions in the cryptocurrency space about alternative implementations of the Bitcoin client. Just recently Bitcoin.com reported that Bitpay announced it was gearing up to test the alternative client Bcoin’s Extension Blocks by partnering with the bitcoin-based startup Purse. Now three more digital currency companies are supporting Bcoin’s “To the Moon” […]

Social Website Based on Bitcoin Prepares to Soft-Launch With Free Off-Chain Transactions

A new social media website, called Yours, has quietly launched on Bitcoin’s testnet. For Bitcoiners, that might mean within the next few months off-chain, peer-to-peer bitcoin micropayments on a social network. Yours claims to offer an “array of payment models”, which allow content creators to make money. Also Read: Is Bitcoin the Currency of Artificial […]

Decentralized Social Platform Yours Successfully Integrates Bitcoin Micropayment Functionality

Social media and content creation are both undergoing significant change. That trend will only continue in the years to come, thanks to new platforms putting the user in full control of their data. Yours, an upcoming social network, has been making significant progress on their project. Bitcoin micropayments have been integrated, and the first funding […]

ZapChain Announces the Impending Closure of Its Social Platform

ZapChain, the Bitcoin-based content sharing and tipping platform is soon going to shut down. The Reddit like social media platform focused on Bitcoin and cryptocurrency technology has announced its impending demise on its user’s timelines. The notification on states, “ZapChain will be shutting down on, or shortly after August 31, 2016.Please withdraw your balance.” Founded […]