Oh, you’re still into Bitcoin? That’s cool. Except Bitcoin Cash is the hot new cryptocurrency now.
Coinbase, the popular cryptocurrency exchange, announced Tuesday it would add support for Bitcoin Cash.
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No, Bitcoin Cash isn’t new. It arrived on the scene back in August. (Its origin story is kind of complicated — luckily, we’ve got a helpful explainer here.) But the addition of Coinbase support is like a blessing from the Cryptocurrency Pope, and so Bitcoin Cash’s value ascended into the heavens.
If you happened to have knowledge of Coinbase’s announcement ahead of time, you could have made a pretty penny, which is why the company quickly tried to quell any accusations of insider trading. Read more…