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.

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The Australian government announced today that they would be providing $2.57 million of funding to a project running on the Power Ledger platform. The project...

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This week, a London-based startup, The London Block Exchange (LBX), announced that they would be making a cryptocurrency debit card available to users, which...

Amex Joins Ripple as a Member of RippleNet

News has just broken from Ripple directly, that AMEX has Joined RippleNet. They posted the update on their website and twitter account earlier this...

Bitcoin Cash Reaches All-Time High of $2500

After a remarkable night of trading, early Sunday morning, Bitcoin Cash surpassed the market cap of Ethereum reaching an all-time high. Bitcoin Cash has officially...

Litecoin Price Surges Forward as Trading Volume Grows

Litecoin users have had a surprisingly good week. While most cryptocurrencies and altcoins enjoyed a rise in price, Litecoin stood out with their rapid...

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Security researchers recently discovered a covert mining script implemented in several Android-specific apps found on the Google Play Store. According to researchers, the mining...

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