Crypto Appears on The Simpsons Where Jim Parsons Explains it’s ‘Cash of the Future’

One of the latest episode of “The Simpsons” aired has just aired featuring Jim Parsons of Big Bang Theory appearing as a guest star to explain cryptocurrencies and how a blockchain works. In the song and dance predicts cryptocurrency to be the future money, the animated ledger states: “Each day I’m closer, to being the cash of the future. Not in your wallet, I’m in your computer! At the end of Jim’s talk, there is a subliminal message on screen. It further explains how cryptocurrencies work, part of which says: …

Bitcoin Cash Faces ‘Slow Death’ After Alleged $30M Hack — Commentator

Altcoin Bitcoin Cash (BCH) has become the subject of intense speculation after a major investor claimed he lost $30 million in a wallet hack.  In a now-deleted Reddit post from Feb. 22, the investor, who appears to be Dreamhost founder Josh Jones, said the attacker also stole 1,500 Bitcoin (BTC) worth $14.4 million.  Hacker steals reported $45M  The hack came in the form of Jones’ SIM card being compromised. So far, he has not confirmed whether this was a so-called “SIM swap,” or whether the funds were commandeered by other…

The Bitcoin Cash Community Is Splitting Once Again

Controversy continues in the Bitcoin Cash community as the proposal to implement a forceful miner tax has been confirmed and will be added to Bitcoin ABC’s next client upgrade. This decision has not gone down well with a significant part of the community. Bitcoin Cash Infighting Makes Comeback Bitcoin ABC, a node client for Bitcoin Cash used by over 50% of the BCH the network, has announced its support for BTC.TOP’s mining tax proposal announced earlier this year. The good news for dissidents is that the tax has been reduced…

Munger’s Dire Warning Makes Berkshire’s Cash Pile Terrifying

Charlie Munger issued a grave warning about the economy earlier this week. The Berkshire Hathaway vice-chair and long time business partner of Warren Buffett says there’s “lots of troubles coming” for the economy. In his 2018 annual letter to shareholders, Warren Buffett called Berkshire “a financial fortress.” Just what is he building it to withstand? Charlie Munger, the vice chair of Berkshire Hathaway, has a chilling message about the economy. At a business meeting in Los Angeles, the long time Warren Buffett associate said: I think there are lots of…

Apple’s $207 Billion Cash Pile Isn’t Helping its Poorest Employees

The California Supreme Court has found Apple guilty of breaking the law when it refused to pay its workers for mandatory searches at the end of their shifts. Tim Cook has a major PR problem on his hands after being ridiculed in the court decision. Sitting on a monster $207 billion cash pile, Apple should stop buying greedily buying back AAPL stock and invest in its people. Apple is the most valuable company in the world, with a valuation of more than $1 trillion. CEO Tim Cook is estimated to…

US Judge Dismisses Bitcoin Cash ‘Hijack’ Lawsuit Against Bitmain, Kraken

A U.S. court has dismissed a lawsuit accusing bitcoin cash proponents including Bitmain, Bitmain co-founder Jihan Wu, Kraken, Kraken founder Jesse Powell and Roger Ver of manipulating the cryptocurrency’s price during a 2018 hard fork that created bitcoin SV. Florida-based tech and blockchain development company United American Corp – “UnitedCorp” – accused nine defendants of colluding to “hijack” and manipulate bitcoin cash during the 2018 network fork in what could be the first U.S. antitrust case to involve cryptocurrency companies. In addition to Bitmain and Kraken, the suit was filed…

Bitcoin Cash Hits Seven-Month High as Altcoins Explode in Tandem

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) registered a mind-bending price rally on Wednesday as traders moved capital into the altcoin market en masse. The fourth-largest cryptocurrency surged by up to 12.93 percent to establish a new yearly top at $428.80. The move uphill helped BCH’s market cap to swell from $6.87 billion to $7.74 billion, making it the best intraday gainer among the top-10 cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin Cash confirms an uptrend after registering a massive intraday rally on Wednesday | Source: TradingView.com, Coinbase Bitcoin Cash’s gains came amidst similarly wild upside moves in the…

Bitcoin Cash Miner Revises Mining Tax, Community Still Skeptical

On Feb. 1, 2020, Jiang Zhuoer of BTC.TOP, the operator of a powerful mining pool in the Bitcoin Cash ecosystem, revised his stance on the controversial miners’ donation. He had earlier said that miners would be orphaned from the blockchain if they did not donate 12.5% of their block rewards. These rewards would go toward building infrastructure for Bitcoin Cash. “A Cultural Misunderstanding” Since his initial announcement, Zhuoer has updated and revised portions of his stance on the controversial miners’ donation. This is primarily due to what he has described…

“Bitcoin Cash Is Not Bitcoin”

In a recent tweet, Ethereum network co-founder Vitalik Buterin said Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) are not the same.  “Bitcoin Cash is not Bitcoin,” Buterin said in a Feb 1 tweet responding to Brad Mills’ accusation of Buterin as Bitcoin Cash promoter.  Several tweets exist that might suggest Buterin is not 100% against BCH, although he clearly made the distinction that BCH is not BTC, even back in 2017.  Vitalik’s history with BCH Several months after a 2017 hard fork divided BTC into two coins, BTC and BCH, Buterin…

Bitcoin Cash Sees no Blocks for 5 Hours, No Significant Backlog Due to Low Usage

The Bitcoin Cash (BCH) blockchain has seen no new block for five hours earlier today. However, due to low usage, the transaction backlog was cleared without difficulty and normal activity resumed. Data available on advanced blockchain explorer Blockchair show that BCH block number 620025 was mined at 2:14 on Jan. 30. The next block, number 620026, was found at 7:33 of the same day with 6,950 transactions in 2.33 megabytes, an unusually high number. The following block carried 1,590 transactions in 0.56 megabytes, after which another block has seen a…