The Faketoshi Circus: Even Bitcoin Can’t Escape the Politics of Money

Michael J. Casey is the chairman of CoinDesk’s advisory board and a senior advisor for blockchain research at MIT’s Digital Currency Initiative. The following article originally appeared in CoinDesk Weekly, a custom-curated newsletter delivered every Sunday exclusively to our subscribers. In case you missed it, a new self-proclaimed Satoshi Nakamoto came out of the woodwork last […]

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Bitcoin Cash Solid Fundamentals Could Act as Catalyst in Next Bull Market

Many people have suddenly flipped bearish on Bitcoin Cash (BCH) as the bitcoin fork plunged to as low as $255.10 on July 15. That’s a drop of over 50 percent from this year’s high of $517.12 which was posted on June 22. Nevertheless, the cryptocurrency is still up by almost 95 percent year-to-date even after […]

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Bitcoin Cash Miners Undo Attacker’s Transactions With ‘51% Attack’

Two bitcoin cash (BCH) mining pools recently carried out what is known as a 51 percent attack on the blockchain in an apparent effort to reverse another miner’s transactions. The move is tied to the bitcoin cash network hard fork that occurred on May 15. The two mining pools — BTC.com and BTC.top — carried out […]

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Market Recovers by $5B, Why Are Ethereum and Bitcoin Cash Plunging?

Over the last 24 hours, the crypto market has added $5 billion to its valuation, demonstrating a slight recovery from $106 billion to $111 billion. Despite the recovery of the market, Ethereum (ETH) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) continue to fall in value, both recording a three percent drop against the U.S. dollar. On December 9, […]

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