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‘Nail in the Coffin’: Coinbase to List SegWit2x Chain as ‘Bitcoin2x’

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Bitcoin exchange Coinbase has reaffirmed its intention to provide support for both Bitcoin blockchains following the SegWit2x hard fork in November. Significantly, the forked blockchain will be listed as Bitcoin2x under the B2X ticker symbol. Coinbase to List Forked Chain as 'Bitcoin2x' Coinbase made the announcement in a blog post, bringing clarity to how it plans to handle the contentious...

‘We Are All Part of Consensus’: Bitcoin Communities in Brazil and Argentina Condemn SegWit2x

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Bitcoin communities in Brazil and Argentina have issued a joint statement opposing the SegWit2x hard fork mandated by the New York Agreement (NYA). The statement, which is signed by both local bitcoin associations and crypto startups including Bitsendal, Blinktrade, and Coinkite, opens by expressing the belief that NYA signatories entered into the agreement with the noble intention of improving...

Bitcoin Wallet Blockchain: ‘Buy Some Ether’ to Make Transactions After SegWit2x

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Crypto wallet Blockchain has announced its intention to join with Xapo in following the blockchain with the most accumulated difficulty following the proposed SegWit2x. The wallet service advised its users to “buy some ether” if they intend to make transactions immediately following the fork. Blockchain Wallet to Follow Chain With Most Difficulty In mid-November, the Bitcoin blockchain is...

Bitcoin.org Publicly 'Shames' SegWit2x Supporters

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Bitcoin.org followed through on its threat to publicly denounce companies that support the SegWit2x hard fork and have not committed to classifying the competing blockchains as separate cryptocurrencies following the resulting chain split. Last Thursday, Bitcoin.org -- an open-source repository for bitcoin resources and information and the top Google search result for “Bitcoin” -- published a...

Xapo: Bitcoin is the Blockchain With the Most Accumulated Difficulty

Bitcoin wallet service Xapo has announced how it will approach the SegWit2x hard fork that is scheduled for mid-November. Xapo: 'Bitcoin' Belongs to the Chain With the Most Difficulty In a blog post published on the company website, Xapo co-founder and COO Federico Murrone stated that Xapo will support the blockchain with the most accumulated difficulty but will make the coins on the minority...

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