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Travelbybit to Drop Bitcoin Payments After Viral Double Spend Video

On December 18, Bitcoinbch.com published a video explaining how easy it is to double spend BTC transactions in the wild. Not long after the film was released, the payment processor Travelbybit announced it would be removing both BTC and BCH payments for over 400 Australian merchants. Unfortunately, a few BTC proponents claimed BCH has the...
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Video Shows How Easy It Is to Double Spend BTC Using RBF

On December 18, the web portal Bitcoinbch.com published an informal notice explaining that merchants accepting BTC should switch to BCH because of “dangerous flaws” found in the BTC software. The problem is tied to slow confirmation times tethered to a BTC-based protocol called Replace-by-Fee (RBF), which gives individuals the opportunity to double spend on merchants....
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BitPay Enables Stablecoin Support but Evades Using Tether

It has been a while since BitPay surprised the cryptocurrency industry. In a new turn of events, the company is looking to step up its commerce game by removing volatility whenever possible.  The press release confirms BitPay will begin offering stablecoin payments for both merchants and consumers all over the world.  BitPay Favors Non-USDT Stablecoins...
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Bitcoin Cash 2019: Year in Review

2019 is coming to an end and the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) ecosystem has matured a great deal. BCH has successfully upgraded twice this year, adding Schnorr signatures capabilities and most transactions on the BCH network are now non-malleable. Moreover, BCH has seen increased adoption this year, an SLP token explosion, a slew of helpful third-party...
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Bitcoin Cash Outshines BTC Retail Spending in Australia by a Wide Margin

The BCH-centric web portal Bitcoinbch.com published an in-depth report that shows the aggregate of cryptocurrency expenditure for Australian retail businesses. According to the 10-page document, BCH transactions in the country exceed BTC transactions by a wide margin and BCH is the top digital currency in Australia. Also read: Bitcoin Cast Program Gives Guests a Unique...
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Slovenia Has the Most BCH-Accepting Physical Locations Worldwide

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) merchant adoption continues to grow, but in certain regions worldwide like Australia, Japan, and New Hampshire, BCH acceptance is swelling. As each area pursues BCH adoption in a variety of unique ways, the Republic of Slovenia has seen massive retail approval as the payment processor Eligma has relentlessly spread crypto awareness throughout...
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California City Official Uses Bitcoin Cash to Purchase Cannabis

In California, cryptocurrency payments are making headway in the cannabis industry as Berkeley City Councilmember Ben Bartlett became the first elected official to purchase cannabis using a digital asset. On Tuesday, Bartlett utilized bitcoin cash (BCH) and Cred’s LBA token to facilitate the transaction at the Ohana Cannabis dispensary in Emeryville. Also Read: Bitmain Launches...
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Cryptocurrencies Such as Bitcoin Cash Shine During Hong Kong Protests

The Hong Kong protests started in June 2019 over a controversial bill and now after weeks of demonstrations, marching citizens are fighting for the future of Hong Kong. In the midst of all the activists protesting, digital currencies like bitcoin cash are being promoted as a way for people to remove themselves from China’s system....
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Shopify Merchants Can Now Accept Lightning Network Payments With OpenNode

You can now use the Lightning Network to shop on stores powered by Shopify. The e-commerce platform now features a Bitcoin mainnet and Lightning Network plug-in for its more than 500,000 merchants, courtesy of OpenNode. On-chain payments on Shopify have been possible for sometime through BitPay, but this recently struck partnership is the first to...
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