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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.

Litecoin Cash Is Here – Everything You Need to Know

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Criminals Prefer Litecoin and Dash Over Bitcoin

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Thoughts, Impressions, and Bonus Info from ICON’s First Annual Summit: The...

I haven’t had the chance to check out social media much to judge the overall reaction yet, but I will say that ICON investors...

ICON (ICX) Annual Summit: Thoughts and Opinions from the “VIP” Dinner

I was very impressed with ICON tonight.  They seem to be doing things the right way.  They’re very professional and know the types of...

ICON (ICX) Annual Summit [LIVE]: The Genesis – January 31, 2018

The ICON team is hosting their first ICON Annual Summit, and we have a man on the ground. This page will be updated live with...

Coincheck to Reimburse Over $534 Million in Stolen Funds

Coincheck, the Japanese cryptocurrency exchange platform has confirmed that they will refund all clients whose funds were recently stolen by hackers. The amount, which...

The Shifting Tide from Bitcoin to Blockchain

Right through 2017, it was on everybody's lips, the talk of the town. Everywhere you looked, Bitcoin popped up. News outlets like Fox and...

Crypto News Summary – 27th January 2018

At blokt, we try to keep you updated on everything that is happening. Here's a quick rundown of things that are happening in the...

Node Counts Increase as Blockchain Networks Expand

In laymen’s terms, a full node refers to a computer that is connected to a specific cryptocurrency blockchain network, which downloads all transactions and...
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