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Brave New Coin and BTSE Introduce New Index to Track Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), Litecoin (LTC) Market Performance

New Zealand-based Brave New Coin (BNC), a data and research firm focused on the blockchain and digital equities industry, has partnered with multi-currency futures exchange BTSE in order to release the BNC-BTSE Composite Index (BBCX).  According to a press release shared with Crowdfund Insider, the… Read More

Blockchain Secuirty Firm CipherTrace Launches Comprehensive Virtual Asset Tracing Capability

CipherTrace, the leading provider of cryptocurrency intelligence and blockchain security, announced on October 15 the launch of a comprehensive virtual asset tracing capability.  According to a press release shared with Crowdfund Insider, CipherTrace customers can trace Bitcoin (BTC) transactions and over 700 digital tokens following… Read More

Germany’s WEG Bank AG Is Planning to Process Bitcoin Payments for Its Retail Clients

WEG Bank AG, a German bank that’s partly owned by blockchain-related organizations Nimiq, TokenPay, and the Litecoin Foundation, is reportedly preparing to accept cryptocurrency transactions on behalf of its clients next year.  WEG Bank AG CEO Matthias von Hauff said that the bank’s program is… Read More

SoFi CEO Anthony Noto: We Now Offer Crypto Investing, Adds Trading in Bitcoin, Litecoin and Ethereum

SoFi CEO Anthony Noto visited the studios of CNBC today and during his interview he announced that SoFi will now allow its users to purchase and trade cryptocurrencies. Specifically, Bitcoin, Litecoin and Ethereum – three of the most popular virtual currencies. Noto stated, “cryptocurrency was the… Read More

Litecoin Foundation Partners With the Crypto Invest Summit Partner to Educate Cryptocurrency/Blockchain Investors, Builders, & Developers

 Crypto Invest Summit, the U.S. largest cryptocurrency and blockchain conference, announced on Wednesday it has partnered with the Litecoin Foundation, led by Litecoin creator Charlie Lee, to program the portion of the Builders’ Track devoted to Bitcoin, Litecoin and Lightning Network development at this spring’s… Read More

Blockchain-Backed Loans Provider SALT Adds Litecoin to Platform

SALT, a U.S.-based Blockchain-Backed Loans provider for cryptocurrency holders, announced on Thursday it has updated its platform to include peer-to-peer cryptocurrency, Litecoin. This news comes just days after SFOX added the crypto to its cryptocurrency prime dealer platform.  Founded in 2016, SALT launched its lending platform in… Read More

Cryptocurrency Prime Dealer SFOX Adds Litecoin to Platform Following Series A Funding Round

SFOX, a cryptocurrency prime dealer for high-volume traders and institutional investors, announced this week it has added trading support for cryptocurrency Litecoin (LTC) as part of its plans to become a premier institutional crypto asset management platform. Founded in 2014, SFOX is a platform that provides professional… Read More

Crypto Wallet Hardware Company CoolBitX Partners with Litecoin Foundation, Receives $13 Million in Funding

CoolBit X wallet

Crypto wallet CoolBitX has announced a new partnership with the Litecoin Foundation. At the same time, CoolBitX is kicking off its global launch of its CoolWallet S hardware in the US. CoolBitX envisions a future where retail consumers use their crypto wallet hardware and the… Read More

Litecoin Founder Advises Picking Up a Little Crypto in Bear Markets, “With Money You Can Afford to Lose”

Charlie Lee, founder of a retail payments-focussed cryptocurrency called Litecoin, told CNBC this week that crypto bear markets can be a good time for people working on crypto projects to keep their noses to the grindstone, and might also be a good time to pick… Read More

St.Louis Federal Reserve Adds Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, and Litecoin to Data Tracking Service

This week, the Federal Reserve of St. Louis has added multiple cryptocurrencies to their data tracking service FRED. FRED has added four series on the prices of different cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, and Litecoin (but no Ripple), with the data is coming from Coinbase. All of the information is being updated… Read More

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, creator of Litecoin, 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 to,”make any blockchain asset spendable instantly.” Overall, said… 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

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