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Bitcoin Price Recovers Past $17,000 as Bitcoin Cash Surges

Bitcoin price recovered past $17,000 on Wednesday morning, even as the bitcoin cash price continued to surge as a result of its listing on Coinbase. The bitcoin and bitcoin cash prices often take inverse trajectories, and the ascent of bitcoin cash came — to some extent — at bitcoin’s expense. After beginning the day at $18,245, the bitcoin price dipped as low as $16,353 before reversing course on Wednesday morning. By the time of writing, the bitcoin price had recovered past $17,000 and was trading at a global average of…

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Bigger Blocks, Shorter Intervals: Bitcoin Cash Devs Reveal Mid-Term Roadmap

Recently, representatives from a variety of Bitcoin Cash software development teams met in London to discuss their vision for the future of the cryptocurrency now that it has successfully established itself as a market heavyweight. This week, several of those teams have released roadmaps detailing their mid-term development priorities. Chief among these priorities is a continued commitment to on-chain scaling. This is not surprising, given that Bitcoin Cash forked away from Bitcoin after it activated SegWit, a protocol upgrade that paved the way for off-chain scaling through the lightning network…

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Bitcoin 

Bitcoin Price Holds Above $8,250 Despite Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash Surges

The Thanksgiving leftovers have been neatly packaged and stored away in refrigerators across the U.S., but investors will not be receiving any Black Friday discounts in the cryptocurrency markets this year. The three largest cryptocurrencies advanced in unison today, with the bitcoin price holding above $8,250 even as ethereum and bitcoin cash raced past significant milestones. Against this backdrop, the total cryptocurrency market cap extended its record-setting streak. Having surged past $250 billion for the first time the previous day, the crypto market cap added more than $5 billion on…

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Bitcoin.com’s Mobile Bitcoin Wallet Now Defaults to Bitcoin Cash

Bitcoin.com — an unofficial bitcoin news and information site owned and operated by Roger Ver — released an update to its mobile wallet on Monday. Included in this update was additional support for bitcoin cash, a bitcoin fork that claims to fulfill Satoshi Nakamoto’s true vision for cryptocurrency. The change quickly caught the attention of the bitcoin community on reddit, not because it included support for bitcoin cash, but because the wallet also makes bitcoin cash the default in-app cryptocurrency. Now, when users download the app, it will automatically create…

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