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Bitcoin drops to three-week down on profit income

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Under a “hard fork”, Bitmain would create an entirely new version of the bitcoin blockchain, resulting in an entirely new bitcoin currency, separate from the original currency.
Bitcoin fell as low as $2,120 <BTC=BTSP> on the Bitstamp on Thursday and was last down 6 percent at $2,290.
Bitmain’s move was in response to proposals that attempt to solve the bitcoin network’s limitations in processing millions of daily transactions.
The virtual currency relies on “mining” computers that validate blocks of transactions by competing to solve mathematical puzzles every 10 minutes.
Analysts also said investors were spooked by Chinese miner Bitmain’s plan to undertake a “hard fork” of bitcoin if a code upgrade on the currency is activated late this summer.

as declared in Bitcoin fell to a three-week low on Thursday as investors took profits partly in response to a bearish report from Goldman Sachs.
Under a “hard fork”, Bitmain would create an entirely new version of the bitcoin blockchain, resulting in an entirely new bitcoin currency, separate from the original currency.
Bitcoin fell as low as $2,120 on the Bitstamp on Thursday and was last down 6 percent at $2,290.
Also watch:Bitmain’s move was in response to proposals that attempt to solve the bitcoin network’s limitations in processing millions of daily transactions.
The virtual currency relies on “mining” computers that validate blocks of transactions by competing to solve mathematical puzzles every 10 minutes.
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Bitcoin drops to three-week down on profit income

as declared in So far this year, bitcoin remains up 137 per cent.Sharp losses such as Thursday’s are par for the course for an asset like bitcoin, analysts said.
Bitcoin’s network has not kept pace with its growth and is unable to process all the transactions fast enough.
On the week, the currency has fallen about 22 per cent, on track for its largest weekly slide since December 2013.On Monday, bitcoin hit a record just shy of $3,000.
The first to solve the puzzle and clear the transaction is rewarded with new bitcoins.Bitcoin fell as low as $2,120 on the Bitstamp on Thursday and was last down 6 per cent at $2,290.
“Traders are concerned with what a fork could do to their holdings and most likely now converting to fiat (government currencies) until some clarity about the scaling debate comes to light,” said BitMEX’s Dwyer.
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