Like all blockchain projects, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) schedules regular system upgrades as part of its long-term plan to uphold security, support scaling solutions, and fix any bugs in the software. The May 15 upgrade was one such planned update. It was designed to introduce two main features into the Bitcoin Cash network code. On May 15, 2019, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) implemented a system upgrade designed to support a number of scaling solutions. Shortly after the fork, there appeared to be a power struggle between miners looking to recuperate lost BCH, which became spendable after the upgrade. This has led to new debates over the centralization, security, and immutability of the BCH network. Read the details on Brave New Coin

Karen Holleran

Karen Holleran Editor @aikarensf Karen is a proud third generation San Franciscan, and has worked in various positions including developer relations, winemaking, freelance writing, and as a teaching assistant for autistic children. She is passionate about disruptive tech, artificial intelligence, cryptocurrencies, and blockchain technology. She is excited at how these technologies can improve the quality of life for people globally. When Karen isn’t busy discovering new things, you can find her enjoying the diversity of the Bay Area, keeping up to date on the latest tech news, or relaxing at home with her beloved rescued cat.

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