01 Aug '17, 11pm

Bitcoin feud splits the currency in two

Bitcoin feud splits the currency in two

The spat is rooted in bitcoin's success: A year ago, bitcoin's value hovered around $500 and slowly climbed through the new year, but started shooting up in April to top out at $3,000 in June. That led to a higher volume of transactions, which the blockchain technology -- the cryptocurrency's ledger that verifies and tracks transactions, recording the latest in unchangeable "blocks" -- was struggling to keep up with. The bitcoin network can only support 1MB per minute or seven transactions per second, according to The Telegraph , which is paltry compared to the thousands per second run through financial webs supporting credit cards, for example. To keep bitcoin growing, this number would have to go up. But the cryptocurrency community was split on how to do it. Two competing strategies arose: Increase each block's code limit, which would store more data per block but incre...

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Bitcoin splits in 2

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reuters.com 01 Aug '17, 11pm

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reuters.com 01 Aug '17, 11pm

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