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Mining BTC/BCH: Past, Present and Future – Bitcoin Tech Talk
Many miners are clearly moving back and forth between Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash in an attempt to maximize profits. What's going on and why is this happening? In this article, I examine what miners have been doing on each chain and what their motivations might be.
Miners are getting about 14 BTC every 8-15 minutes on Bitcoin. This includes the...
Bitcoin Gold: What you need to know – Bitcoin Tech Talk
There's a Bitcoin hard fork around the corner and it's not 2x. Announced right before Bitcoin Cash forked, Bitcoin Gold is scheduled to go live sometime in November. In this article, I'm going to explain what Bitcoin Gold is, how and when it will hard fork and what you'll need to do to prepare.
Bitcoin Gold is the brainchild of Jack Liao...
Replay Attacks Explained – Bitcoin Tech Talk
In order to understand what a replay attack is, we first have to understand how a bitcoin transactions works.
Bitcoin can be thought of as a global ledger and Bitcoin transactions as bank checks. Because a global ledger is digital, anyone who wants to can audit that ledger by downloading an entire copy of the blockchain.
This also means that the actual checks are public. That...