Bitcoin Plus doubles in one day

An altcoin Bitcoin Plus price rose from $60 to $124 during 24 hours
13 November 2017   1098

Bitcoin Plus (XBC), an alternative cryptocurrency that uses the Tor Network for IP address privacy and also uses Hybrid Proof of Stake and Proof of Work, is developing in a positive direction showing a significant price rise, increasing by 85% within past 24 hours and growing from less than $60 on November 12 to $124 on November 13. 

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Bitcoin Plus was launched in 2014 on Poloniex and since that time has remained nearly flat for most of its life cycle having a price of around $40. Nevertheless during last 7 days it grew up by 262% and at the press-time has market capitalisation of more than $12 million.

Such a notable rise of the alternative cryptocurrency might be linked to the recent fluctuations of its siblings Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash due to the announcement of SegWit2x developers about fork cancellation. 

reddit.com user comment towards bitcoin plus riseReddit.com user comments

The users of website Reddit.com reacted positively to such an unexpected increase of cryptocurrency which remained stable for a years-long period of time. 

There is 1 million Bitcoin Plus coins to respond to 21 million Bitcoins, and Bitcoin Plus is characterized by a much faster block processing time and can handle eight times more transactions than Bitcoin.

Ledger Team to Find Issue in New Nano S Software

Last update's security improvements have affected the amount of device memory
15 February 2019   114

Ledger hardware wallet developers stated that an unforeseen problem was found in software version 1.5.5 for the Nano S model. Improvements in the security context have affected the amount of device memory.

When planning for this update we didn’t anticipate the impact it would have on Ledger Nano S capacity. This was not planned obsolescence, simply put, we messed up. We apologize and we’re committed to making it right.
 

Ledger Team

The project team apologized for the incident and promised to fix the problem during the second quarter of 2019.

The project also announced the addition of Nano S support in the Ledger Live mobile app on Android.

Earlier, researchers at Wallet.fail discovered a number of vulnerabilities in the Trezor and Ledger hardware cryptocurrency wallets. As a result, they were able to conduct a series of successful attacks on wallets during the Chaos Communication Congress in Leipzig.