Litecoin News

Latest Litecoin News ✅ – Stay up to date with the current news as it happens. Litecoin is an altcoin that was created as a lighter version of Bitcoin.

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

  • It was created in 2011 by Charlie Lee, a former Google employee.
  • It was a fork of the Bitcoin client.
  • Litecoin’s block generation time is quicker than Bitcoin’s, therefore transactions are quicker.
  • Litecoin uses a different hashing algorithm than Bitcoin (scrypt, rather than SHA-256).
  • Litecoin’s hashing script enables it to also be mined on regular PCs, rather than just on high-end ASIC miners.

Litecoin Just a ‘Glorified Testnet of BTC?’ Charlie Lee Won’t Take...

There is a mini-Twitter war brewing between Litecoin creator Charlie Lee and Mike Novogratz, Bitcoin bull and founder of the crypto merchant bank, Galaxy...

Litecoin Lightning Network Transactions Go Live on CoinGate

Cryptocurrency exchange and payment processor CoinGate announced on February 8; it has enabled Litecoin Lightning Network payments on its platform. Customers Can Access 4,500 Merchants...

Mimblewimble Catches the Attention of Litecoin Core Developers

The Litecoin Core team appears to be taking privacy very seriously. Last week, they announced they would be implementing confidential transactions on their network, and now...

Litecoin Is Off to Hollywood to Sponsor the Mammoth Film Festival

After its partnership with the UFC, Litecoin Foundation announced it will sponsor the 2nd annual Mammoth Film Festival that starts today at Mammoth Lakes,...

Swiss Private Bank Introduces Direct Transfers of Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ether &...

Falcon, a private bank from Switzerland announced on January 21 that it is launching support for direct transfers of select digital currencies. The service will be...

Litecoin vs Ethereum: Which is Packing More Heat in 2019 [Technologically...

After kicking off 2018 with a bang, cryptocurrencies tumbled like a house of cards by the end of the year. The fallout was so...

Litecoin Becomes the Official Cryptocurrency Partner of UFC 232 Event

Litecoin has become the official Cryptocurrency Partner for a UFC main event rematch, as noted by Litecoin in a recent announcement. Named UFC 232: JONES...

A New Litecoin Whale Moves 60% of Coin’s Market Cap in...

A new Litecoin whale has emerged out of the blue. On November 30, about 35.4 million LTC, which accounts for 60% of the coin’s...

A Litecoin Transaction Worth $62 Million, Reported to Cost Just 50...

A transaction of over 1 million LTC was recently completed incurring just 50 cents in cost according to 'Litecoin.com'. In a medium post 'Litecoin.com' they note...

How Could Over a Million Clover POS Stations Integrate Litecoin and...

Jon Moore, VP of Nationwide Merchant Solutions, discovered a way to integrate Litecoin and Bitcoin support buttons as a payment means across more than...

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