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What is Bitcoin Cash?

What is Bitcoin Cash?

You’ve probably seen a lot about Bitcoin Cash lately. Everyone’s talking about it but a lot of people not heavily versed in cryptocurrencies are probably finding themselves asking “What is Bitcoin Cash?” I’d like to explain it a little so that everyone can understand exactly what it is, but first we’ll need to talk about politics inside the Bitcoin community. ¬†Bitcoin Core Bitcoin Core is the main client implementation of Bitcoin. Formerly known as Bitcoin-Qt, this is earliest and most…

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Bitcoin Death Spiral versus Bitcoin Cash

Bitcoin Death Spiral versus Bitcoin Cash

Bitcoin recently gained a new competitor: Bitcoin Cash. Bitcoin Cash is a fork of Bitcoin which boasts a configurable maximum block size, currently set to 8MB. This is an increase from Bitcoin’s maximum block size, which is only 1MB. With this fork, a few terms have been being thrown around, including the “Bitcoin Death Spiral”. A few other basic terms Before I go further, here’s some explanations for a few terms you’ll see throughout this article. Bitcoin Cash has what’s…

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