The virtual currency, Bitcoin, has split into two,… generating a clone currency called 'Bitcoin cash' People who held Bitcoins now have access to an equal amount of 'Bitcoin Cash' for free

The new currency has all of Bitcoin's transaction history, as well as the same amount of coins The clone currency was created in opposition to an update to Bitcon due to uncertainty from investors about how Bitcoin cash will work, and how the split could create a lack of credibility in the virtual currency market