01 Aug '17, 2pm

Bitcoin splits in 2

Bitcoin splits in 2

Bitcoin-themed balloons at the "Inside Bitcoins: The Future of Virtual Currency Conference" in New York. Reuters/Lucas Jackson Bitcoin power brokers were unable to come behind a single solution that would have preserved a unified cryptocurrency by Tuesday morning's deadline. As such, the digital currency has split in two: bitcoin and bitcoin cash. "There seems to be some technical issues that might be slowing it down, but yes, the fork has happened," Peter Borovykh of Blockchain Driven, a blockchain technology company, told Business Insider. "Bitcoin cash is here." Erik Voorhees, the CEO of ShapeShift, a digital trading company, announced the fork on Twitter at about 9:30 a.m. ET. "Fork has happened," he wrote. "Now awaiting first block from bitcoin cash. Regardless of opinions, this is very exciting/fascinating day in cryptoland." Bitcoin was the first digital currency bu...

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