Posted Date: November 2, 2017
The price of bitcoin cash (BCH) has been on a tear lately as network participants are steadily preparing for the upcoming hard fork. At the time of writing, the digital asset’s value is averaging $495 USD and currently commands the second highest cryptocurrency trade volume in the world. Also read: Swiss Vocational School Lucerne University Accepts Bitcoin […] The post Bitcoin Cash Markets Surge As the Pending Hard Fork Approaches appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 2, 2017
Pastor Trevón Gross, endorsed by televangelist Joel Osteen, was sentenced to five years in prison for his role in the Coin.mx exchange case, which involved bribery and use of a long-established church credit union. He’s the third person to be sentenced in the case.   Also read: Wild Case of Religion, Bitcoin, Hacking, Ends in Prison Sentences Joel […] The post Joel Osteen-Endorsed Pastor Sentenced to Five Years in Coin.mx Case appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 2, 2017
Smartlands, the worldwide Platform for ICOs of low-risk future-proof tokens secured by agricultural assets, has announced that it will be integrating with Stellar, an open source blockchain network, to support its cryptocurrency platform for agricultural projects. The decision to integrate with the Stellar network rather than build its own standalone blockchain solution greatly accelerates the development of the Smartlands token and its goal of transforming agricultural investments worldwide. Smartlands recently announced that it would be hosting its Initial Coin Offering (ICO) on the Stellar network, which is beginning on November 2, 2017. The post PR: Smartlands – the Platform for Agriculture Announces That It Will Integrate with the Stellar Network appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 2, 2017
With roughly fifteen days left bitcoin-based businesses all around the world have been preparing their users for the possible hardfork expected to take place on or around November 16. Now the world’s largest bitcoin merchant service provider, Bitpay, has revealed its contingency plans for the upcoming Segwit2x hard fork. Also read: Trump to Appoint Bitcoin-Skeptic Powell […] The post Bitpay to Suspend All Services During the Segwit2x Hard Fork appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 2, 2017
China’s major exchanges have found a legitimate means through which to continue operations despite the Chinese government crackdown on cryptocurrency exchanges. Also Read: Satoshi Nakamoto’s Brilliant White Paper Turns 9-Years Old Okcoin and Huobi Ceased Operations on October 31st, as Mandated by the Chinese Central Government Huobi has recently launched its P2P trading platform, Huobi Pro. […] The post Major Chinese Exchanges Launch P2P Trading Platforms appeared first on Bitcoin News.