• Forks are now commonplace in the crypto industry. Bitcoin has had more of them than an Italian restaurant in recent months. While they may cause confusion to those new to the scene, they are essentially just another version of the original blockchain. Well most of them are anyway; a new fork of Litecoin may not be all that it seems. It has been reported this week that Litecoin founder Charlie Lee is actively warning people

    Charlie Lee Labels Litecoin Cash a Scam

    | 2018/02/14 3:30 am
  • For years, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have been held back by their limited acceptance and shortage of use cases – keeping them outside the realm of viable “currency.” However, with LitePay only days away, is all that about to change? Here Comes LitePay On Tuesday, LitePay, Inc. announced a launch date for its purportedly instantaneous Litecoin (LTC) payment infrastructure – and it’s coming sooner than you might realize. LitePay was first announced in the days

    Let There Be Lite – Litecoin ‘Game Changer’ LitePay to be Released February 26

    | 2018/02/13 4:00 pm
  • Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are on the tips of many people’s tongues these days, and now professional athletes in the National Football League are looking to get in on the action. Pro Bowl Bitcoinist The future is always uncertain, even for highly paid professional athletes. With Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies becoming more mainstream, NFL players are starting to get involved. One player leading the charge among his professional colleagues is the Seattle Seahawks’ cornerback and

    NFL Players Interested in Tackling Bitcoin, Securing Futures with Cryptocurrency

    | 2018/02/04 8:45 pm
  • Crypto traders can be a fickle bunch as  last month’s hero can quickly become this month’s zero. Altcoins can go out of favor just as fast as they came into it and can rapidly slide down the market capacity charts in favor of a shiny new contender. One stalwart of the crypto world that has suffered this fate lately is Litecoin, and many are speculating about the effect the actions of its founder have played

    The Life of Litecoin Without Lee

    | 2018/01/22 2:30 am
  • Despite experiencing a slight dip recently, Bitcoin is climbing its way back towards its all-time high after breaking $17,000 today. After taking a hit in recent weeks with a surge in the market for alternative coins (altcoins), Bitcoin appears to have regained its moon-bound trajectory. According to Coin Market Cap, Bitcoin saw a 15% gain over the past 24 hours and reached a daily high of $17,705. While Bitcoin rises in price, however, alternative currencies such

    Bitcoin Gains Altitude While Altcoins Falter

    | 2018/01/05 11:00 pm
  • This year has been nothing but monumental for cryptocurrencies and the blockchain industry. Maybe we will look back on it in years to come and see 2017 as the genesis of a new way of blending business and technology. 2017 could be seen for crypto as 1995 was for the internet, when things really started to take off. Bitcoin has been around since 2009, although, for many years, it has been seen as largely a

    Crypto Movers and Shakers of 2017

    | 2017/12/30 5:00 am
  • Litecoin creator Charlie Lee has “sold or donated” his entire Litecoin wealth to avoid “conflicts of interest” arising from its growth. Six Years On, Only Physical Litecoins Remain In a Reddit post today, Lee made the surprising admission after what he described as “accusations” he was engaged in various activities for “personal benefit.” Lee wrote: For this reason, in the past days, I have sold and donated all my LTC. Litecoin has been very good

    Litecoin Founder Lee: I Sold 100% Of My Litecoin Holdings

    | 2017/12/20 5:00 pm
  • Bitcoin has been on the rise for over a year, but what many people aren’t paying attention to are the other coins that are making waves in their own regard. Some have unique features that other coins don’t, and most definitely have a niche that they fulfill. Altcoins and Shitcoins Bitcoin is the clear leader in the cryptocurrency markets. It still holds its first mover advantage, retains around 60% of the total digital currency market

    Three Altcoins Crypto Investors Should Keep an Eye On

    | 2017/12/12 7:30 pm
  • Coinbase just halted Litecion and Ethereum buy and sell transactions, seemingly driven by the huge volume seen in each over the last twenty-four hours.  Digital wallet company Coinbase just announced on its status page, here, that as of 11:04 PST, Ethereum buys and sells are temporarily disabled. At the same time, the company is reporting that Litecoin buys and sells are temporarily disabled, although this news is delivered by way of a yellow notification bar

    Coinbase Halts Litecoin And Ethereum Transactions

    | 2017/12/12 2:45 pm
  • While Bitcoin dominates the headlines and the interest of the financial world, Litecoin has quietly been gaining in value and currently sits in sixth place on the crypto  market capitalization charts. Big brother Bitcoin has been swinging like a Jungle Book character this weekend, with wild price fluctuations of around $5,000. It broke all previous highs late Friday as it reached the lofty peak of $18,353. The bears came out on Sunday and forced the

    Litecoin Lights up the Crypto Charts

    | 2017/12/11 12:45 pm
  • While the world (or at least most of it) was watching Bitcoin’s roller coaster ride into 10k territory, FANG stocks collectively lost nearly 20 times as much as their Bitcoin counterparts through their biggest market cap drop yet. The hours leading up to Bitcoin’s historic five-figure milestone were filled with hope, excitement, and probably a few sour grapes for those ever-present cynics. Even though the currency reached this milestone, it continued its trademark volatility, flirting

    FANG Stocks Lose Nearly $60 Billion as Bitcoin Claws its Way to the $10k Mark

    | 2017/11/30 12:30 pm
  • As the whole finance and tech world is currently focusing on Bitcoin, Ethereum has managed to hit a new all-time high price as well.  The Rise of Ethereum Bitcoin isn’t the only cryptocurrency that is currently in the news spotlight. The digital currency Ethereum has also gained a lot of momentum over the last couple of months. Analysts and experts believe that the reason for the astronomical rise of Ethereum is the recent hype around

    Ethereum Price Breaks $500 Barrier for the First Time

    | 2017/11/29 6:00 pm
  • Where Bitcoin goes, do altcoins follow? It would seem so for Litecoin, whose price rose yesterday in tandem with Bitcoin, reaching an all-time high of $102.21. With Bitcoin’s history-making move yesterday as it passed the $10,000 mark, it is easy to get caught up in the excitement and celebration and forget about the achievements of other cryptocurrencies. Litecoin – often thought of as silver to Bitcoin’s gold – is a prime example. As Bitcoin climbed

    The Little Engine That Could – Litecoin Breaks $100, Outperforming Bitcoin in 2017

    | 2017/11/29 9:00 am
  • Bitcoin’s largest long-standing danger is not central banks or government bodies, it is the technological know-how behind Bitcoin that anyone can use to launch new cryptocurrencies. This is proved by the quick development in the supply of other digital currencies that are challenging Bitcoin. An increased volume of new cryptocurrencies carries the possibility of ultimately crushing or at least greatly influencing Bitcoin prices and adoption. Altcoins’ Potential Earlier this month we witnessed an interesting situation.

    Crypto Wars: Bitcoin vs Altcoins

    | 2017/11/27 3:30 pm
  • 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