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Cryptocurrency Spot Trading Now Available Through Rakuten Wallet

  • Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Bitcoin Cash can now be traded against the Japanese Yen through Rakuten Wallet.
  • The company has claimed that there will be no fees for making trades or deposits and that its services will be available 24 hours a day.

Bitcoin Cash Overcomes an Attack, Successfully Implements Schnorr Signatures

  • As of block 582,680, mined at around 5:30 PM UTC, the updated BCH network now supports Schnorr signatures.
  • A block template creation bug was exploited by a malicious entity, which resulted in empty blocks being mined, an orphaned block, and a temporary mempool size of nearly 20MB.

Roger Ver Pledges $10,000 to a Charity of Adam Back’s Choosing if he Agrees to Debate Peter Rizun

  • The Twitter feud between big block proponent Peter Rizun and Blockstream founder Adam Back could escalate into a moderated public debate.
  • Most recently, a public discussion between Rizun and Hashcash inventor Adam Back, who serves as a CEO of Blockstream, ended with an invitation by Rizun for a public debate.

Crypto Exchange Zaif Resuming Full Services Under New Owner Seven Months After Hack

  • Previously hacked Japanese crypto exchange Zaif is transferring its management from Tech Bureau to Fisco Digital Asset Group (FDAG).
  • Right after the September hack, Fisco made an initial agreement with the Zaif exchange to offer 5 billion Yen in support of Zaif's compensation plan, and in exchange receive a major stake in the platform.

Voltaire Exchange Shuts Down

  • Seemingly out of nowhere, users of cryptocurrency exchange Voltaire received a sad notice today - the service is shutting down.
  • The Bitcoin Cash-focused exchange had a short-lived stint, having launched in late September, 2018.

Chess.com Brings Back BitPay Support for Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash Payments

  • While massive for cryptocurrency adoption and popularity in general, the past two years have not been perfect when it comes to Bitcoin merchant adoption.
  • embership payments for the website can now be processed by BitPay, and both Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash are accepted.

New Pay-for-Attention Model Used for Advertising on the BCH Network

  • An ad campaign platform takes a new innovative approach to advertising on the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network through their pay-for-attention model.
  • The platform, called Memopay, harnesses the power of blockchain technology in an attempt to transform the advertising business.

Roger Ver offers OpenNode $1.25 Million to Build on Bitcoin Cash, Gets Denied

  • Following the news that venture capitalist Tim Draper has invested $1.25 in the promising startup, the early Bitcoin adopter and Bitcoin Cash advocate came up with a matching proposal himself.
  • The unfortunate outcome did not deter Roger Ver from pursuing his goal of global merchant adoption for Bitcoin Cash.

Cryptocurrency Communities – Which Have Remained the Most Active (Part 4 of 4)

  • A glimpse through reddit activity, online forum presence and blockchain-based social media left little doubt that Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash are leading the way, with Ethereum holding strong at position #3.
  • ERC20 tokens have little presence compared to full-fledged blockchains - BAT being an exception.

Cryptocurrency Communities – Which Have Remained the Most Active (Part 3 of 4)

  • The ability of blockchains to scale has been improved during the last few years, thanks to a number of technological advancements.
  • Crypto-communities on blockchain based social media apps are a rare sight. However, having people become the first users of a new social media application is a clear indication of community enthusiasm.