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Bitcoin Cash [BCH] to hard fork again, Canonical Transaction Ordering Rule to be implemented

Ajay Narayan

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Bitcoin Cash [BCH] to hard fork again, Canonical Transaction Ordering Rule to be implemented
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On November 15th, 2018, Bitcoin ABC a development team behind Bitcoin Cash will be releasing a new fork again after their recent network upgrade on May 15th this year. Bitcoin ABC has a responsibility to ensure that people are ready for the update and that none of the technology behind Bitcoin Cash are affected by the roll out.

The updates for the new version are available for download but the new upgrade will not go live until November 15th.

Bitcoin ABC recently tweeted:

Bitcoin ABC announces the release of Bitcoin ABC 0.18.0

Bitcoin ABC’s new upgrade will help create “sound money” that is usable by everyone in the world. Bitcoin ABC believes that they represent the next step towards this goal. They also aim to work in the best interests of miners, investors, and users of Bitcoin Cash and will collaborate and coordinate with other teams and projects in the Bitcoin Cash ecosystem. They will also focus on improving the utility of Bitcoin Cash and enable massive on-chain scaling.

gr8ful4 an enthusiastic Redditor is of the opinion that:

“Dev team competition, as it should be. After reading the discussions (especially) in the last week, I sense this is a rather rushed/stubborn move and should be consequently punished by the market/miners.”

The new updates include several minor technical fixes and improvements. They have been focusing to become a solid base for application development and innovation. They will enable the use of oracles and cross-chain atomic contracts and will introduce a canonical transaction ordering which is a technical building block that lays the foundation for massive scaling improvements in the future.

Jonathan Toomim wrote an article explaining why Canonical Transaction Ordering Rule is highly desirable than compared to Topological Transaction Ordering rule.



  • Block emission is more efficient
  • Block propagation is more efficient
  • Software implementations are simplified
  • Proofs of transaction inclusion are improved
  • Opt-in locality between participants becomes possible
  • Potential attack vectors are mitigated

Jonathan Toomim strongly believes that Topological Transaction Ordering Rule [TTOR] should be replaced by Canonical Transaction Ordering Rule [CTOR] which will be simpler to implement and reduces the complexities that occur in TTOR.

CTOR allows all its participants to zoom into a block to identify whether a transaction is found or not without processing the whole block. This property will allow chainless apps to gain the possibility to verify flows of transactions without being encountered by an arbitrarily large blockchain.





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Ajay Narayan is a full-time journalist at AMBCrypto. He has majored in Economics, Political Science and Sociology. His interests are inclined towards writing and investing in cryptocurrencies.

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Tether’s [USDT] market capitalization hits all-time high, Facebook in talks with Winklevoss twins, trading firms over new cryptocurrency and more

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Tether’s [USDT] market capitalization hits all-time high, Facebook in talks with Winklevoss twins, trading firms over new cryptocurrency and more

Daily Crypto News – May 25

1) Bitcoin Wallet receives part of 5,000 BTC: A recent Whale Alert highlighted a transaction on May 24, where a large sum of Bitcoin [BTC] exchanged hands between two anonymous wallets. According to the alert the transaction took place at 22:13:23 + 1 minutes and 5,000.00001092 BTC was transferred from an unknown wallet, with address 19SiCYaYKZh9A8HUjuh14eg5wtYzKxiFbB, to another unknown wallet with address 14GcjGjxwadzcpmq9EG3KUgTKATjurbnWt.

Read more at https://bit.ly/2VRQwb0

2) Bitwise Report 2.0: Bitcoin [BTC] futures continues growth: On a month-on-month basis, Bitcoin Futures saw a massive bump in April trading at an average of 10,000 contracts daily, peaking on April 4, with over 22,000 contracts traded. To put that number in perspective, in March 2019, the average contracts traded was less than 4,000. Despite the high standards set in April, the average daily contracts traded in May, with 25 days gone has exceeded 14,000 and still looks to grow, given the price performance of Bitcoin.

Read more at https://bit.ly/2W40sTR

3) Craig Wright on private keys: Craig S Wright has, for years, claimed he is the true creator of Bitcoin [BTC] without providing a shred of evidence to support the same. With the crypto-community levelling, Wright could prove his worth by sending BTC from Satoshi Nakamoto’s touted wallet containing around 980,000 BTCs, the BSV man in a twisted cause and effect situation, stated he will “sign” into his wallet only when he proves he is the creator.

Read more at https://bit.ly/2X6fdlw

4) Tether’s [USDT] market cap hits ATH: Tether and Bitfinex are being closely scrutinized now more than ever due to the NYAG’s lawsuit; however, the scrutiny doesn’t seem to have affected Tether as the market cap of USDT has increased by over $100 million in approximately 70 days.

Read more at https://bit.ly/2McaTjE

5) Tether volume shift: Another controversial topic in the cryptocurrency industry was the issue of fake transaction volumes on many of the popular cryptocurrency exchanges. The magnitude of the topic was so large that even Changpeng Zhao, the Chief Executive Officer [CEO] of Binance had raised red flags. This topic and Tether as a whole received another twist when Larry Cermack, the Director of Research at The Block, pointed out a few parameters when it came to the said volume.

Read more at https://bit.ly/2wmk4mJ

6) Bitfinex’s LEO tokens listed on Delta Exchange: Bitfinex’s Leo tokens faced quite a lot of criticism when they were announced, due to the missing $850 million funds from Bitfinex. The private investment round by Bitfinex also faced a lot of heat from the media. However, in a recent development, Leo tokens are being listed on various exchanges for trading.

Read more at https://bit.ly/2HUEnNB



7) Robinhood en-route a projected valuation of $7 billion: Robinhood, the California-based cryptocurrency exchange made headlines recently when a source close to the organization revealed that it was on the verge of closing their latest round of funding at a valuation of a whopping $7 billion – $8 billion. Sources even claimed that the current round of funding could act as a precursor to an even bigger round of funding, which would pit Robinhood with the bigwigs like Coinbase and Binance.

Read more at https://bit.ly/2W64KKj





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