For about a month we have heard that Oct 25 was the date for Bitcoin Gold. However, it has become clear that block 491, 407 is the key. That block will occur mid-day on the 23rd.
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Bittrex.com, a popular Bitcoin exchange, is offering a different snapshot date than Coinbase for Bitcoin Gold.
Coinbase has come out and announced the Bitcoin Gold fork has already taken place! If that is true, it means the time to get free Bitcoin Gold by holding Bitcoin has already passed.
Bitcoin Gold “hard fork” means “free coins” for holders of Bitcoin, but it is unclear if the snapshot date is Oct. 25, block 491,407, or something else.
Bitcoin hit $6k today (Oct. 20th, 2017). That is impressive growth. The question is, “did it fly too close to the sun; or, is it going to the moon?”
We look at the price decline in cryptocurrency from Oct 17 – 18 to see why major cryptos like BTC, LTC, and ETH dropped.
It has always been annoying to wait a week for your coins to come in with coinbase. Finally, that is no longer a thing. Coinbase now allows instant purchases.
Bitcoin broke $5k early morning Oct. 15th, 2017, it then shot up to $5.3k. This marks a milestone for Bitcoin, regardless of what the future holds.
Bitcoin just barely hit $5k on some exchanges back on Sept. 1st before dropping to nearly $3k. Here in early Oct it is nearing $5k again. Will it get there?
Russia isn’t banning cryptocurrency, but Russian Central Bank First Deputy Governor Sergei Shvetsov did say the country would ban exchange websites.