Browsing the "Halving 2016" Tag

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In Race for Bitcoin Mining Profits, Fortune Favors the Old

| Jacob Donnelly

New research has found that unless the price of bitcoin goes up, there will be little room for new miners to compete.

July Bitcoin Price Report: Confidence Hits 2016 Highs Amid Halving

| Charles Bovaird

Bitcoin prices experienced modest fluctuations in July, pushing higher in anticipation of the halving and then declining after the event.

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How Peercoin Got A Boost From Bitcoin’s Halving

| Jacob Donnelly

With bitcoin mining becoming less profitable, one recipient of excess hashpower is Peercoin, a lesser-known digital currency.

Why Bitcoin’s Halving Was a Boring Vindication

| Jacob Donnelly

The Bitcoin Halving Event, which had numerous predictions of price drops and hashrate drops, had neither occur with both relatively constant.

Bitcoin Price Climbs Over 50% in First Half of 2016

| Charles Bovaird

CoinDesk analyzes activities in the bitcoin and ether markets over the first six months of 2016.

The CoinDesk Guide to Bitcoin Halving Parties

| Michael del Castillo

Bitcoin groups around the world are gathering to celebrate the halving of the bitcoin mining reward this weekend.

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What to Expect When the Bitcoin Halving Happens

| Jacob Donnelly

What will happen when bitcoin's mining reward declines this weekend? CoinDesk surveys market experts for their predictions.

Bitcoin Halving 2016: Will the Price Rise or Fall?

| Charles Bovaird

2016 has become a year of revival for the bitcoin price, but will this continue after the upcoming halving?

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As Bitcoin Halving Approaches, 51% Attack Question Resurfaces

| Frederick Reese

Upcoming changes to how bitcoin incentivizes key participants have stoked fears a 51% attack could again become viable.

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The Bitcoin Halving Will Trigger a Fear of Missing Out

| Akin Fernandez

How will the halving affect bitcoin? According to one entrepreneur, the biggest boost will be in the tech's perception.