6.32pm, Tuesday 1 August: First block mined for Bitcoin 'hard fork' Bitcoin Cash

John Leonard
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Cryptocurrency miners have a new currency to mine: Bitcoin Cash
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Cryptocurrency miners have a new currency to mine: Bitcoin Cash

Virtual windfall for Bitcoin holders - but only if they also hold their private key

The first block of a new cryptocurrency, called Bitcoin Cash (BCC) and forked from the Bitcoin blockchain, was mined yesterday at 6.32pm UK time. BCC is the result of a 'hard fork' of bitcoin caused...

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