Altcoin News

Latest Altcoin News ✅ – Stay up to date with the current news as it happens. Altcoin, or alternative coin, is a term used to describe all cryptocurrencies that aren’t Bitcoin or Ethereum.

Here’s a quick summary including some of the characteristics of the various coins:

  • Thousands of altcoins have appeared since Bitcoin’s debut.
  • They vary in their design and goals, but the vast majority are powered using blockchain technology.
  • The economic model behind these coins varies, as does their distribution methods.
  • Their mining algorithms can differ. Some use proof-of-work to reach consensus, others use proof-of-stake.
  • Many altcoins are “smart contract ready,” meaning that applications can be built on top of them.
  • Some coins built for particular sectors or purposes, such as supply chain management or data storage.

U.S. Private Investment Manager Invesco Launches Blockchain ETF on the London...

Invesco Ltd., a U.S.-based independent investment firm is launching a blockchain exchange-traded fund (ETF), reported the Financial Times on March 9. The ETF is targeting...

DCG CEO: Bitcoin Remains King and Many Altcoins Will Fail

The bear market could signal the end of several cryptocurrency projects, claims an industry expert. The CEO and founder of Digital Currency Group and Grayscale...

Before EOS There Was STEEM – Bearish Outlook As Price Approaches...

EOS CTO Daniel Larimer has actually been the co-founder of three blockchain projects. The first was BitShares, a decentralized exchange. Most recently and much...

Litecoin Adoption Spreading, Surf Air Is the Latest

Charlie Lee's digital currency was in the spotlight throughout May. After partnering with Abra and Bookmaker, Litecoin is now usable at VRPorn, TapJets and...

‘Beyond Bitcoin’, a Feature-length Documentary, Scores Deal at Cannes

The deal comes with the patronage of the Slate Entertainment Group, the firm behind the SLATE (SLX) blockchain network. The film is expected to...

Coinone Transfer Joins RippleNet’s Partners Pool

The Fintech Company, Ripple seems to put a lot of effort into spreading its use cases towards traditional banking institutions, especially in the Asia...

ICON (ICX) Announce Partnership With Japanese Crypto Fund and Sign MOU...

"B Cryptos," the Japanese crypto fund ICON's ever-growing list of partnerships continues, with two tweets and blog posts today outlining these new partnerships. The first of...

Vechain Partners with PwC in a Joint Business Relationship

Raymund Chao, PwC Asia Pacific, and Greater China Chairman said: “We are glad to establish a deeper relationship with VeChain, which aims to build a...

Waltonchain Joins the Korea IoT Alliance

Waltonchain, a company that combines RFID and blockchain, was yesterday listed as a member on the Korea IoT Alliance website. With around 50 IoT...

First App for Tracking Crypto Prices Finally Released by Coinmarketcap

The rise of cryptos, especially Bitcoin, during the previous year, brought a lot of new investors to the crypto market. With them, came the...

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