Tagged: litecoin

Revolut Adds XRP & Bitcoin Cash: Offering “Frictionless” Cryptocurrency Exposure to Mainstream Population

Earlier this week Digital challenger bank Revolut asked customers to help name its new and exclusive metal card. Now the maverick platform has moved again from metal to crypto: Revolut customers can buy, hold and sell two more cryptocurrencies instantly within the app. In December last year,… Read More

New York State Department of Financial Services Authorize Gemini Trust Company to Provide Additional Virtual Currency Products & Services

Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo announced on Monday the New York State Department of Financial Services has authorized Gemini Trust Company, LLC to offer the custody services and trading of Zcash, Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash, emerging cryptocurrencies, on its virtual currency exchange, which is… Read More

Charlie Lee Outlines His Current Vision for Litecoin

Charlie Lee, the creator of Litecoin and one of cryptos more reasonable characters, outlined the current state of Litecoin in a live-streaming interview with Julian Hosp of TenX April 27th. TenX are the makers of a crypto software wallet and debit card system that aims… Read More

Lightning Network Enduring Sustained Attack By Friendly Hacker “BitPico”

The Lightning Network meant to help Bitcoin and Litecoin scale to handle more payments has been under sustained DoS (Denial of Service) attack emanating from an friendly anonymous source or sources known as “BitPico.” The attack began March 22, 2018, and BitPico took credit publicly… Read More

Grayscale Introduces Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, Litecoin and XRP Investment Trusts

Grayscale Investments, LLC, a digital currency investing authority, launched four new investment products including Bitcoin Cash Investment Trust, Ethereum Investment Trust, Litecoin Investment Trust and XRP Investment Trust.  As of 28 February 2018, Grayscale reported possessed $2.1 billion in assets under management. Barry Silbert, Digital Currency… Read More

Heritage: Congress Must Remove Anti-Competitive Barriers to Cryptocurrency

Here is an interesting write up that should make cryptocurrency advocates happy. The Heritage Foundation, a leading policy think tank in Washington, DC, published a report at the end last year telling Congress and other public authorities they need to back off of Bitcoin and… Read More

Is Bitcoin Broken Beyond All Repair?

The creation of Bitcoin, along with the Blockchain technology that enabled the digital currency, was a revolutionary act that has changed the world of finance forever. Originally envisioned as a transactional digital currency, Bitcoin has evolved more into an investment, or vehicle to speculate, due… Read More

Happy Friday: CFTC Files Second Cryptocurrency Enforcement Action Against CabbageTech, DBA Coin Drop Markets

The CFTC Division of Enforcement Virtual Currency Task Force has been rather busy. Today, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, has shared two enforcement actions filed against Bitcoin / Cryptocurrency related fraud cases. The first was against the Entrepreneurs Headquarters Limited, the second was filed against Defendants Patrick… Read More

The Genie is Out of the Bottle: Bloomberg Adds Cryptocurrencies to its Ubiquitous Terminals

The Bloomberg Terminal is the mainstay of any serious financial service firm. Populated on trading desks around the world, “the Bloomberg”, launched in 1981 long before computers were commonplace. The Terminal is now on over 325,000 work stations globally. And it is not just about… Read More

The Price of Bitcoin Rockets Past $10,000 – Can the Price of Bitcoin Go Higher ?

The price of Bitcoin (BTC) has been on an absolute hyperbolic ascent this past year. Yesterday, Bitcoin topped $10,000 and currently stands over $11,0000. One year ago, Bitcoin was priced at around $730. Think about that for a moment. IF you had purchased Bitcoin last… Read More

French Firms Form An Association To Weigh in on Cryptocurrency Investment

French firms have formed an association to foster the sustainable growth of the cryptocurrency investment sector and weigh in on its governance. Among other things, they hope to build on progressive regulations such as the French decree that allowed crowdlending securities called minibons to be… Read More

Payza Adds New Cryptocurrencies to Exchange, Including Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin, Dash & Monero

Payza, a global payments platform,  announced a cryptocurrency exchange expansion to include the “most popular” Bitcoin alternatives. In the majority of the countries where Payza is available, verified Payza members may now sell Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin, Dash, Monero, Zcash and dozens of other cryptocurrencies to Payza,… Read More

Game on Bitcoin! Safe Cash Blockchain Handling Up to 25,000 Transactions Per Second

Safe Cash, an end-to-end secure digital payment technology for banks, merchants, and consumers, has announced that it is able to handle up to 25,000 transactions per second on its blockchain – more than 3,000 times as many as Bitcoin. The time to complete and final settlement… Read More

Brief: ShapeShift.io Integrates Ethereum to its Digital Exchange Platform

On Monday, ShapeShift.io announced that it has integrated the Ethereum digital asset onto its instant exchange platform. Customers anywhere in the world can now buy or sell “ether” instantly along with Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ripple and several dozen other digital assets through ShapeShift.io. Erik Voorhees, ShapeShift’s CEO, shared: “Ethereum… Read More

Juniper Research: Bitcoin & Altcoin Transactions Shrink to $30bn This Year as Industry Hopes For Regulated Exchanges

A new report from Juniper Research has found that the value of all cryptocurrency transactions will fall sharply this year to just over $30 billion, compared with over $71 billion in 2014. The report, ‘The Future of Cryptocurrency: Bitcoin & Altcoin Impact & Opportunities 2015-2019‘ claimed that… Read More

On Indiegogo: DopaMINE, A Case For Your Bitcoin Mining Rig

If you’re still trying to make sense of how cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin work, you aren’t alone. It may be worth learning; It isn’t every day that a new technology comes along with the power to disrupt a basic tenet of life on Earth. (I’m looking… Read More

Inside Crowdfunding Ep. 2: Boost.vc’s Adam Draper Talks Bitcoin, Accelerators & Crowdfunding

On this week’s episode of Inside Crowdfunding, we talk to Adam Draper of Boost.vc about his accelerator and the culture around accelerators in general. He shares some information about the cool stuff coming out of the companies in his portfolio. Of course, Draper is also bullish on… Read More