"Halving" TAG

The Bitcoin Halving Approaches
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In anticipation of the Bitcoin halving event that is due on May 12th, some in the cryptoasset community have been looking to the Bitcoin Cash and Bitcoin SV networks for forewarning as to what might occur to the Bitcoin network after its halving. Last week, Bitcoin Cash and Bitcoin SV experienced their halving events with...
Bitcoin Halving: What is it and Why does it Matter?
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Introduction On July 7, 2016, someone mined Bitcoin block 420,000 and earned 12.5 BTC instead of 25. Known as the “Bitcoin Halving,” this event marks when the reward per block mined (and hence, the number of new Bitcoin created) drops in half. This is part of Bitcoin’s approach to increasing the total monetary supply. This...