• Canadian Bitcoin ATM company LocalCoinATM recently opened the first Ethereum ATM (ETH) in Toronto, and have added support for Ethereum on all their Bitcoin ATMs in the Greater Toronto Area. Citizens of the Great White North, rejoice! Canadian Bitcoin ATM company LocalCoinATM recently announced the opening of the first Ethereum ATM in Toronto, and have added support for Ethereum on the rest of their Bitcoin ATM network. The new ATM is located at 161 Church Street, Toronto

    LocalCoinATM Opens First Ethereum ATM in Toronto

    | 2017/08/20 11:00 am
  • More and more traditional financial services are starting to realize the dozens of potential benefits of integrating digital currencies to their existing operations. Fidelity Investments has joined the list this week. Traditional Investing Meets Digital Currencies Fidelity Investments, a Boston based firm that manages client’s portfolios and provides investment advice, has announced that they have partnered with Bitcoin exchange and wallet provider service Coinbase to allow customers to view their digital assets on their Fidelity

    Fidelity Investments Adds Cryptocurrency Integration Through Coinbase

    | 2017/08/11 10:30 am
  • A pre-school in New York has confirmed that 10 families are paying for their child’s $31,000 tuition fees using Bitcoin. The High Cost of Education – A Great Opportunity For Bitcoin “The Montessori,”  a chain of pre-schools in New York  have confirmed that at least 10 families are either paying for tuition with Bitcoin or looking to pay for their child’s tuition with the cryptocurrency. Montessori is a educational method developed by Italian physician and educator Maria Montessori. It has

    New York’s Elite Are Paying Their Kids Tuition in Bitcoin

    | 2017/07/04 11:00 am
  • Bitstamp tweeted a mysterious video featuring a lightning bolt seemingly making a thumbs up which follows speculation that Litecoin will be soon added to the site. The video also suggests that access to the lightning network is coming too. TRADING FORECAST: Bright spells with new opportunities predicted to strike this week. #staytuned pic.twitter.com/YHd3VoulQc — Bitstamp (@Bitstamp) June 12, 2017 Litecoin Rumors The mysterious tweet coincides with Litecoin creator Charlie Lee’s departure from Coinbase where he worked

    Litecoin and Lightning Network Coming Very Soon to Bitstamp?

    | 2017/06/13 1:20 pm
  • Litecoin’s problematic course towards Segregated Witness (SegWit) activation has ended in an unusual display of unity. Litecoin Roundtable: We ‘Unanimously Agree’ On SegWit Activation Following a meeting of Chinese cryptocurrency players including exchanges and miners, a consensus was reached on activating SegWit despite some participants having previously been against the idea. The so-called Litecoin Global Roundtable included Litecoin creator Charlie Lee, exchanges Huobi and Okcoin and formerly anti-SegWit mining pool Bitmain. Summarized minutes released from

    Litecoin: Bitmain Trades Sides, Supports SegWit Activation

    | 2017/04/21 9:10 pm
  • Litecoin creator Charlie Lee has appealed to the community to push through a user-activated soft fork (UASF). Lee: Alleged Bitmain Interference ‘Sad If True’ Litecoin, which last week came within 5% of the required miner support to activate Segregated Witness (SegWit), appeared to fall short over the weekend, something Lee put down to interference from anti-SegWit parties. “Sad if true,” he commented on Twitter about a suggestion from UASF code creator shaolinfry that Bitmain miner

    Litecoin Aiming for User-Activated Soft Fork Amid Rumors of SegWit Block

    | 2017/04/10 5:00 am
  • With Litecoin’s price rallying and SegWit activation around the corner, Bitcoin’s baby brother may soon be added to Coinbase. Litecoin on Coinbase Litecoin is the currently on the center stage of the blockchain sphere as the activation of SegWit becomes imminent and the price rallies to heights not seen since 2014. Now, it seems like Litecoin may become the second alternative cryptocurrency to be added to Coinbase, following Ethereum. A recent Twitter conversation between Charlie

    Litecoin Price Tops $11 Amid SegWit Euphoria, Coinbase Support

    | 2017/04/06 10:30 am
  • Two cases for Segregated Witness (SegWit) activation via different channels are moving closer to reality this week for Bitcoin. Meanwhile, Litecoin is getting closer to its own SW activation as its price is climbing to new highs. Litecoin Hits 3-Year High Despite not suffering the same teething problems as Bitcoin, SegWit appears to have definitely caught on at Litecoin, with support moving over 58%. At 75%, SegWit will trigger, as it already has done for fellow

    Price of Bitcoin’s ‘Lite’ Brother is Soaring as SegWit Seems Imminent

    | 2017/04/03 9:00 am
  • After a slow or turbulent start of 2017, the global cryptocurrency market picked up the pace and really hit its stride in the month of February. Momentum. That seems to be the word that best describes February as nearly every top decentralized digital currency has seen growth and reasons for optimism as Spring approaches. Let’s review what the state of affairs is for the top five cryptocurrencies as they head into March. February: Bitcoin Best

    Top 3 Cryptocurrencies Easily Outperform S&P, Dow Jones in February

    | 2017/03/01 10:30 am
  • The Segregated Witness (SegWit) update has received lukewarm support thus far since it was announced on Litecoin on January 28th. Beyond Bitcoin: ‘Testbed’ for SegWit After Bitcoin, the SegWit scaling update has now been introduced to Litecoin along with some other cryptocurrencies including Vertcoin, Groestlcoin, and Viacoin. Right now, Litecoin miners are in the process of voting on the update. Currently at 3%, support is lower than it is in Bitcoin, which rapidly climbed up to 22% in its first two weeks. The vote has

    Litecoin: SegWit ‘Testbed’ at Risk as Bitcoin Politics Spread

    | 2017/02/08 8:00 am
  • Litecoin users with iOS devices finally have a server-free SPV wallet to call their own, with the release of LoafWallet on the App Store. Also read: Move Over Pokémon: AR Game ‘Takara’ Gives Players Real Money Although Android users have used the standard Litecoin Wallet app for years, there has never been a widely-used mobile option for iOS. Hive wallet supported LTC sending and receiving, but required central servers. LoafWallet is based on the popular Bread Wallet for

    LoafWallet Is the First Server-Free Litecoin Wallet for iOS

    | 2016/08/02 5:00 am
  • Cryptocurrency grows in Japan, and Litecoin is coming back with a vengeance. Want to catch up on the latest digital currency news? Have a gander at the stories below. Also read: Industry Report: How China, France, and the FBI Do Bitcoin ZAIF Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif is adding XEM currency to its platform. The company repeatedly appears in the headlines, and adding new digital currencies to its trading platform. XEM currently holds heavy power in

    Industry Report: Is Litecoin Making a Comeback?

    | 2016/07/05 11:00 pm
  • Bitcoin exchanges in Europe are soon to be regulated under the scope of Europe’s Anti-Money Laundering Directive. The European Commission issued a statement late Tuesday night detailing new efforts to control financial flows and money transfers, which it described as aimed at subverting terrorist financing. Among these mechanisms are bitcoin and other virtual currencies. The Commission “proposes to bring virtual currency exchange platforms under the scope of the Anti-Money Laundering Directive, so that these platforms

    European Commission to Bring Bitcoin Exchanges Under AML Directive to Curb Terrorist Financing

    | 2016/02/03 2:10 am
  • Just as Bitcoin’s block reward halved in the past, Litecoin will undergo the same same process on Tuesday, August 25th. In anticipation of the halving, the Litecoin Association says that it is a milestone in the cryptocurrency’s 4-year history. Also read: Litecoin Undergoes Changes With Official Branding Guide The association also released a video that elaborates the entire process of Litecoin’s halving, informing that after the halving, Litecoin will reward miners with 25 coins rather than 50 coins

    Litecoin Halving: Impact on Exchange Rate, Mining Profitability

    | 2015/08/19 9:00 am
  • Finding a secure hosting service represents a problem that webmasters from all around the world encounter whenever it comes down to creating a new site, or keeping an older one up at all times. Also Read: Hacking Team Collective Gets Exposed Due To Non-Decentralized Servers CoinsHost represents a Swiss, emerging company, which is a part of the Incloudibly network. What makes it superior when compared to the other ones which are available on the market

    CoinsHost Provides Professional Web Hosting and DDoS Protection

    | 2015/08/11 10:41 pm
  •   With a positive gain of around $20 this week, Bitcoin seems to be rebounding, perhaps for a potential break through the $300 barrier once again. The small bump in price is most likely associated with the positive news surrounding Gemini, the Bitcoin exchange in the making brought to you by the Winklevoss twins. Also Read: Last Weeks Market Wrap Up If you haven’t heard yet, the Winklevoss twins have taken one step further to

    Bitcoin Market Wrap Up 7/19 – 7/26: BTC & LTC Rebound, $300 incoming?

    | 2015/07/27 8:00 am
  • While the price and attention has subsided substantially, Litecoin has gone through a lot of the changes over the last couple of months. I’m here today with Andrew Vegetabile from the Litecoin Association to talk about things that have been happening in Litecoin in the past few months. Since our talk in February regarding LTCGear, how has Litecoin changed? There have been a number of activities and events that has happened since February between major

    Exclusive Interview with Andrew Vegetabile: Litecoin Update

    | 2015/07/22 12:00 pm
  • Bitcoin, among other coins, saw both an increase in price followed by a hefty decrease in price shortly after. Bitcoin broke $300 after nearly a month of steady price gains. Unfortunately, the price was not able to stay there for more than a couple of days and since then price has fallen. While the price has attempted on multiple occasions for reentry into $300, the highest Bitcoin has been this week $294. Price has continued

    Bitcoin Market Wrap Up 7/12 – 7/19: BTC Down 10%, Markets Holding Steady

    | 2015/07/20 3:00 pm
  • Rising around $50 in price, Bitcoin had a crazy ride this week. Breaking the monotony that we’ve seen for the last 18 weeks with only single digit changes and the occasional bull run, the rise from $260 to $310 is reminiscent of the kind of trading we saw last year. Also Read: Last Weeks Market Wrap Up With a steady buying pattern this week, Bitcoin users experienced steady gains in price with no signs of

    Bitcoin Market Wrap Up: BTC Breaks $300, Rise And Fall of LTC

    | 2015/07/13 2:00 pm
  • AltQuick, a BitQuick offshoot, has announced that it will begin offering users the option to purchase altcoins using fiat through local banks and credit unions.  By offering this option for altcoins, the company is opening up another facet of cryptocurrencies to more people. Also Read: ShapeShift.io Refutes BitLicense, Halts Services in New York Area One of the most important aspects of this offer is the fact that AltQuick is using the Shapeshift API on the back

    AltQuick Offers Users Option to Buy Altcoins With Cash Deposits

    | 2015/07/08 3:00 pm
  • Bitcoin has done extremely well this week, rising from a low of $249 from the beginning of this week, all the way up to a high of $270, with price sitting at $269.61 currently. With Bitcoin known to receive significant market movement from global politics, it is no surprise Greece defaulting gave Bitcoin a $20 boost in price. Also Read: Last Weeks Market Wrap Up Another event that has helped as well as slightly inhibited

    Bitcoin Market Wrap Up 6/28 – 7/5: BTC Up From BIP66, Greece as Litecoin Approaches $5

    | 2015/07/06 2:00 pm
  • NiceHash Brings Advanced Cryptocurrency Cloud Mining, Hash Rental and Multipool Now users can rent hashing power by simply placing an order and lease their rigs as simple as using a multipool thanks to NiceHash, the most advanced crypto currency cloud mining, hash rental and multipool. With its worldwide presence, NiceHash is optimal for hashing power sellers i.e. mining rigs owners and hashing power buyers located in Europe, Russia, USA , China and other near regions

    NiceHash Brings Advanced Cryptocurrency Cloud Mining, Hash Rental and Multipool

    | 2015/06/27 5:30 pm
  • This week we saw volatility that was a lot, even for the relatively unstable Bitcoin market. The week started at a low of $230, spiking all the way up to the $260 range that totals to a nearly 13% increase in price. Like many people expected, however, the price quickly fell back down and is currently hovering at just above $240, coinciding with the prediction I made in last week’s Market Wrap-Up. Despite all the

    Bitcoin Market Wrap Up 6/14 – 6/21: BTC Cools Down, Interest Returns to Altcoins

    | 2015/06/22 12:00 pm