What Death Spiral? Bitcoin’s Hashrate is Still Climbing

Following a period of sustained bearish sentiment in the Bitcoin mining market accompanied by three notable hashrate reductions in the final third of 2018, the flagship cryptocurrency’s network appears to be back on its way to optimum health. Bitcoin Reverses Hashrate Decline In December, CCN reported that the flagship Bitcoin blockchain’s hashrate dropped by 7 … Continued

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Huobi’s Crypto Derivatives Market Has Already Passed $20 Billion in Trades

Launched in November, Huobi’s crypto derivatives market is growing at a rapid pace. Fifteen days ago they revealed they had hit $ 10 billion in total volume, and today they announced they’ve seen $ 20 billion. In a note provided first to CCN, Huobi describes the timeline of the Derivatives Market in this way: November 21: Huobi … Continued

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There are 152 fiat currencies that have failed due to Hyperinflation. Their average lifespan was 24.6 years and the median lifespan is 7 years. 82 of these currencies lasted less than a decade and 15 of them lasted less than 1 year.

There are 152 fiat currencies that have failed due to Hyperinflation. Their average lifespan was 24.6 years and the median lifespan is 7 years. 82 of these currencies lasted less than a decade and 15 of them lasted less than 1 year. <- this is why bitcoin was created! submitted by /u/Crevative
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Ethereum Postponed its Hard Fork, But Some Miners Didn’t Listen

On January 15, Ethereum’s developers put out a security alert that they were postponing the scheduled Constantinople upgrade. Not everyone made the appropriate changes, however, and there is a currently a parallel universe of Ethereum mining. A “chain split” has occurred, and some miners are mining the unofficial Constantinople chain without consensus from the majority

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