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CoinCorner To Host “Bitcoin For Women” Talk

CoinCorner To Host "Bitcoin For Women" Talk
Douglas, Monday 13th November 2017

Isle of Man based bitcoin exchange, CoinCorner, will be hosting “An Introduction to Bitcoin for Women” talk at their office on Thursday 30th November 2017.

The talk has been organised by the company’s female staff members in order to encourage more women to get involved and learn about bitcoin.

(L-R: Lizzie Pope, Molly Spiers, Rachael Duke, Lucy Turner)

Bitcoin is a hot topic at the moment, having seen exponential growth since the beginning of the year. Public interest is growing rapidly as more people explore the world of digital currency, however, the majority of interest still comes from men.

Molly Spiers, marketing manager at CoinCorner and one of the women organising the talk, said: “When I joined CoinCorner in 2015, I was quite surprised to find that I was the only female employee in the company. I soon discovered that a lack of women in the bitcoin industry was not uncommon. It is intimidating at…

Segwit2x Announcment

You may be aware of a number of recent proposals for technical changes to the Bitcoin network. All BTC stored with CoinCorner will remain safe during the potential events below.

We are aware that the key supporters for Segwit2x have now abandoned their intentions to go ahead with the hard fork, meaning the Segwit2x Hard Fork is very unlikely to go ahead.  However we are also aware of certain rumours that a small minority of miners under the alias 'BitPico' may still be looking to continue with the fork. We believe this will not amount to anything of significance, but want to approach the situation with caution. We will continue to monitor the situation over the coming days, but if a fork does look likely to happen regardless of size we may take the below approach

The proposed contentious hard fork is scheduled for 16th November 2017 at Block 494784. If this goes ahead it will likely create a separate blockchain and coin, currently being referred to as B2X. CoinCorner will not su…