More than 99% of BCH’s market cap was moved on its blockchain in the last 24 hours |
Bitcoin Cash’s transactions are far more superior than Bitcoin’s due to the implementation of Schnorr Signatures by the former. However, due to various changes in Bitcoin Cash’s blockchain, it is far better than Bitcoin, especially when it comes to transaction and scaling. At press time, Bitcoin Cash was priced at $357 with a market cap of $6.35 billion and was the fourth largest cryptocurrency in the world, just below XRP.
In comparison to Bitcoin, only 8% of BTC’s market cap was moved in the last 24 hours, which is worth $10.85 billion, far higher than that of Bitcoin Cash. From the charts, an average of 62,136 BTC was sent while Bitcoin Cash averaged about 736,313 BCH in an hour.
Bitcoin Cash network faced a scheduled upgrade on May 15, which implemented Schnorr Signatures, which will improve Bitcoin Cash’s privacy and security. However, on the scheduled date, the network faced an attack, who exploited a bug that produced blocks with very small number of transactions in it.
BitMEX research reported on the same as they tweeted:
Bitcoin Cash – The hardfork and all the events summarized in one picture
In the below image we have attempted to illustrate all the relevant events:
* The hardfork
* A chainsplit (With asymmetric validity conditions)
* A bug causing empty blocks
* A non-consensus re-org pic.twitter.com/RX3V29nyMQ
— BitMEX Research (@BitMEXResearch) May 15, 2019
The Bitcoin Cash network eventually overcame the juvenile attack and has been performing well. At press time, the price of the coin was down by more than 10% in 24 hours.
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