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XRP Fork Unlikely to Succeed, Ripple Continues to Face Angry Investors

Analysis The threat of an XRP fork is looming over Ripple, the San Francisco-headquartered startup behind the third-largest asset on the cryptocurrency market. Twitter user @Crypto_Bitlord, who has over 100,000 followers and claims to own XRP, is rallying XRP investors disappointed with the token..

Parity Delays Ethereum Network Hardfork Over Implementation of EIPs

News Parity, a blockchain infrastructure company that runs the core of the Ethereum network, is delaying the Ethereum core devs’ planned hardfork until Sept. 6. Waiting on ParityEtherWorld founder Pooja Ranjan provided notes from Ethereum Core Devs Meeting 69 via GitHub on Aug. 24 — a day after th..

Crypto PIVX Denies Vulnerability Allegations, Says Users’ Funds Are Safe

News Developers of the private transactions cryptocurrency PIVX replied to crypto consulting firm Lunar Digital Assets regarding claims its blockchain was vulnerable to a bug. In a reply published on Aug. 13, PIVX developers addressed claims made by Lunar Digital Assets CEO Han Yoon. They argued ..

Bitcoin SV Successfully Performed a Hard Fork Amid Timing Confusion

News Bitcoin SV (BSV) successfully increased its block size limit today amid confusion regarding the scheduled fork time. According to a BitMEX Research tweet on July 24, Bitcoin SV was expected to fork at 2 p.m. UTC today, but the website of the BSV-promoting Bitcoin Association claimed that the..

Privacy-Focused Coin Zcash Forks Into New Blockchain Network Ycash

News Privacy-focused digital currency Zcash (ZEC) has forked into a new blockchain network dubbed Ycash, whose total supply amounts to 21 million coins. According to a tweet by the Ycash Foundation, the first block of Ycash was mined today, July 19, at 7:36:51 PM PDT. Ycash forked off Zcash blockc..
Launch of Ethereum Hard Fork Has Not Improved Pricing

Launch of Ethereum Hard Fork Has Not Improved Pricing

On the last day of February, the Constantinople upgrade and fork of the Ethereum blockchain finally went live after a couple of delays. The implementation of Constantinople, also known as Ethereum 2.0, has been...