Bitfinex and Bittrex launch BCH yet it goes down

Two largest cryptocurrency exchanges welcome BCH but its price remains diminishing
04 August 2017   930
Bitcoin Cash

A new cryptocurrency representing a hard-forked version of Bitcoin, different from it in the blocksize limits

One of the leading cryptocurrency exchanges, Bitfinex, which earlier has announced the launch of margin trading in Bitcoin Cash, now enables deposits and withdrawals with the brand new cryptocurrency:

It's also noteworthy that a bit earlier this opportunity has been announced by the Bittrex exchange: 

Blockchain

Distributed database that is used to maintain a continuously growing list of records, called blocks

However, despite the fact that most of the exchanges open their doors to Bitcoin Cash while making concessions to their customers' demands, the cryptocurrency's price is actually decreasing: if on the first day of the appearance of Bitcoin Cash the price reached $1,300 on some exchanges, now the average cost of it is only about $286.

Bitcoin Cash price chart on coinmarketcap.com Bitcoin Cash price chart on coinmarketcap.com

As shown, the hard-forked version of Bitcoin failed to keep the third position in the cruptocurrency market.  

Genesis Conference to be Held in London

Genesis Conference will cover research and development, regulation, economics and applications issues, taking place in London on February 22
22 February 2018   71

Genesis London Conference will take place on February 22, tackling the most pertinent issues in blockchain space: research and development, regulation, economics and applications.

Genesis London is a platform for researchers, developers and generally anyone interested in blockchain, and its priority is to share knowledge, facilitate productive discourse and filter out the hype.

Location: The CityPoint building, 1 Ropemaker St, London, EC2, UK
Date and time: 9:30AM - 8PM, February 22, 2018

The agenda of the conference includes Privacy and Confidentiality Techniques for Blockchains; Permissioned Business Blockchain Applications and Use-cases; Scalable, Transparent and Post-quantum Secure Computational Integrity, with Applications to Cryptocurrencies; A Rational Protocol Design Treatment of Bitcoin, and more.

The headline speakers include Patrick de Laive, co-founder of TNW; Margarita Khartanovich, head of insight at Binary District; Jack Gavigan, chief operating officer at ZCash; Jeremy Kahn, technology writer for Bloomberg, and many more.