Category: LTC

Cred Now Enables LTC Holders to Earn Up to Ten Percent Interest on Their Digital Assets

Cred Now Enables LTC Holders to Earn Up to Ten Percent Interest on Their Digital AssetsCred, a licensed crypto-backed lending and borrowing platform based in California, now supports litecoin. The service will allow LTC holders to earn up to ten percent interest through any of its partners including the Litecoin Foundation, Bitcoin.com, Uphold, and Bitbuy. Since July 2019 Cred allows Bitcoin.com customers to earn interest on BCH and BTC. Also […]

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What Are Altcoins and Why Are There Over 5,000 of Them?

What Are Altcoins and Why Are There Over 5,000 of Them?According to crypto market capitalization aggregators, there are more than 5,000 cryptocurrencies in existence today and over 20,000 different types of markets. BTC is the oldest and most known digital asset and most everything else has been typically referred to as an “altcoin.” The term refers to any of the thousands of prevalent cryptocurrencies that […]

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UK Tax Agency to Pay $100K for Blockchain Surveillance Software

UK Tax Agency to Pay $100k for Blockchain Surveillance SoftwareOn January 17, the UK tax agency Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) published a job opportunity for a private contractor to design a cryptocurrency blockchain analysis tool. According to the listing, the contract is for one year and HMRC will pay the contractor $100,000 for software that can “identify and cluster crypto asset transactions.” […]

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Maduro Opens Crypto Casino in Venezuela

Maduro Opens Crypto Casino in VenezuelaVenezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has authorized the opening of a casino at a luxury hotel in Caracas where bets must be placed in petros, the country’s national oil-backed digital currency. Several cryptocurrencies and fiat currencies can be exchanged into petros to wager in the casino. The proceeds are expected to be used for healthcare and […]

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Meet the Multi-Cryptocurrency PoS Device Eletropay

Meet the Multi-Cryptocurrency PoS Device EletropayOn January 5, Bitcoin.com’s Executive Chairman Roger Ver introduced a bitcoin cash (BCH) point-of-sale (PoS) merchant solution created by the startup Eletropay. The crypto PoS device manufacturer aims to make cryptocurrency payments simple and secure “without the need to use mobile phones or computers.” Also Read: BTC’s Hashrate Touches 120 Exahash, But the Price Has […]

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Whales Control Most of Litecoin, Many Ethereum Tokens

Just a Few Whales Control Most of Litecoin, Many Ethereum TokensA new study of 140,000 crypto addresses finds that few accounts are needed to form majority ownership of many coins. More than half of all LTC is held in just 189 non-exchange addresses, and on average, the top 100 ERC20 tokens are majority-owned by just 34 addresses. Almost 1 in 4 tokens had a majority […]

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A Better Alternative to Banking – Club Swan

Club Swan - Spend Your Crypto NowThe crypto community has had a rough relationship with traditional financial institutions with limited solutions available. Around the world, both early and recent crypto users have had bank accounts closed, transactions rejected, unnecessary delays in receiving their funds, or worse. To add to this dilemma, the availability of trustworthy and regulated solutions where both your crypto and fiat are safe and spendable has been non-existent… Until Now. A better alternative to banking is now available around the world- it is tested, proven, and it delivers.

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Regulatory Roundup: Crypto ‘Inevitable’ in India, China Rankings, NY Streamlines Policy

Regulatory Roundup: Crypto 'Inevitable’ in India, China Rankings, NY Streamlines PolicyIn this regulatory roundup, we cover a positive crypto story in India, China’s year-end rankings, and the European Central Bank entering the stablecoin race. We also cover the New York regulator’s proposed Bitlicense revision — the first in five years — and several other notable regulatory developments in the crypto space. Also read: Regulatory Roundup […]

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Maduro Plans to Airdrop Petro to Municipal Leaders and Eligible Citizens

Maduro Plans to Airdrop Petro to Municipal Leaders and Eligible CitizensThe president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro wants the nation state-issued cryptocurrency, petro (PTR) to have the same usability properties as a physical currency. On December 13, Maduro explained on national television that the Superintendence of Crypto-Assets and Related Activities (Sunacrip) will be airdropping 0.5 PTR ($30) next week to eligible citizens who register with the […]

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NY Regulator Proposes Relaxing New Coin Listing Requirements

NY Regulator Proposes Relaxing New Coin Listing RequirementsThe New York State Department of Financial Services, the Bitlicense regulator, has published a proposed framework for licensed companies seeking to list new coins. This is the first time the regulator has proposed changes to its crypto regulation in five years. Among the changes, licensees will be able to self-certify the compliance of their new […]

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CBD Coffee Company Leverages Censorship-Resistant Nature of Crypto

CBD Coffee Company Leverages Censorship-Resistant Nature of CryptoOn December 8, the U.S.-based coffee firm that uses cannabidiol (CBD) in its product, Crazy Calm, launched a promotion that aims to send $5 per order to the charity EatBCH. The founder of Crazy Calm, Matt Aaron, also detailed that the startup wanted to leverage the payment processor Shopify but the company closed their account […]

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Video: Will Bitcoin Crash or Double in Price After the Halving? Miners Have Their Say

Will Bitcoin Double in Price After the Halving? Miners Have Their SayWill the price of bitcoin double or crash during the upcoming halving next year? And how will the mining industry adapt to their revenue stream being cut in half over night? See what professional miners from around the world have to say on the matter. Also Read: US, EU and UK Companies Can Now Pay […]

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Ethereum Name Service Adds Infrastructure for Multi-Currency Support

Ethereum Name Service Adds Infrastructure for Multi-Currency SupportOn October 16, the Ethereum Name Service (ENS) announced multi-currency support and integration with 15 platforms and wallets. The fusion will provide users with the ability to use a single ENS name across a wide spectrum of crypto applications alongside leveraging a variety of digital assets. Also read: Honestnode Founder Discusses the First Stablecoin Built […]

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80% of Crypto Trade Volume Tracked by Blockchain Surveillance

80% of Crypto Trade Volume Tracked by Blockchain SurveillanceEver since governments worldwide started showing adversity toward cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, a few startups have dedicated their business model to blockchain surveillance. Two weeks ago, Chainalysis revealed the company is monitoring 21 different tokens that stem from Ethereum. On Tuesday, the firm Ciphertrace announced that it’s now tracking 700 cryptocurrencies providing “visibility into 87% of […]

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FOIN Allows Merchants to Accept Crypto Payments In-Store

FOIN Allows Merchants to Accept Crypto Payments In-StoreFOIN, a cryptocurrency company and a developer of the transparent payment system FoPay, announced the strategic partnership with Cyclebit, a crypto payment solutions provider. According to the official information, starting from that day, FOIN, the decentralized peer to peer cryptocurrency for the finance sector, along with 20 other top cryptos are accepted at more than 200,000 points of sale in Europe, Asia, and Canada. Now, FOIN holders can use their digital assets to make purchasing in stores, cafes, restaurants, and even service companies (e.g. barber shops).

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Shots Fired as Nancy Pelosi Challenger Bacelar Funds Campaign With Crypto

Shots Fired as Nancy Pelosi Challenger Bacelar Funds Campaign with Crypto27-year-old Agatha Bacelar is a Brazilian-American immigrant from a STEM background, and she’s targeting Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s seat in the California Congress (CA-12) in the next election cycle. Her campaign is seeking to raise $1 million in crypto (BTC, BCH, ETH, LTC or USDC) to match the amount of stock Pelosi holds […]

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Venezuela’s Central Bank Indicates Plans to Stockpile Bitcoin

Venezuela's Central Bank Indicates Plans to Stockpile BitcoinVarious reports reveal Venezuela’s central bank is allegedly contemplating hoarding a variety of cryptocurrencies like BTC within its internal reserves. The state-operated gas company Petroleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA) has asked to send BTC and ETH payments to Banco Central de Venezuela’s (BCV) vaults to pay for oil and gas operations. Also read: Maduro’s Petro […]

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Market Outlook: Traders Play New Positions After Massive Drop in Crypto Prices

Market Outlook: Traders Play New Positions After Massive Drop in Crypto PricesOn September 24, digital currency markets saw significant losses as the entire cryptoconomy lost $35 billion in a short period of time. Cryptocurrency enthusiasts and traders are now even more uncertain to where markets are headed in the short term. The sudden sell-off that took place on Wednesday afternoon was unexpected and today traders are […]

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Market Update: Low Volumes and Uncertainty Shake Crypto Traders

Market Update: Low Volumes and Uncertainty Shake Crypto TradersThe majority of digital currency markets have lost a few percentages over the last few days as cryptocurrency trade volume has been waning. Since our last market outlook, more than $20 billion in global trade volume disappeared and this Tuesday’s market data shows there’s only $60 billion in worldwide crypto trades in the last 24 […]

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PR: PayKassa.pro Launches Multifunctional Payment Aggregator

PR: PayKassa.pro Launches Multifunctional Payment AggregatorCryptocurrencies will be in great demand in the future, as the cryptocurrency market surprised skeptics once again. As soon as Bitcoin began its bullish trend, hundreds of other crypto coins followed the example. The authorities of large countries are starting to think about regulation, and companies like Facebook and Telegram are launching their own coins. Against the background of all this hype, only entrepreneurs and owners of companies that accepted cryptocurrency keep composure.

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Cryptocurrencies Such as Bitcoin Cash Shine During Hong Kong Protests

Cryptocurrencies Like Bitcoin Cash Shine During Hong Kong ProtestsThe Hong Kong protests started in June 2019 over a controversial bill and now after weeks of demonstrations, marching citizens are fighting for the future of Hong Kong. In the midst of all the activists protesting, digital currencies like bitcoin cash are being promoted as a way for people to remove themselves from China’s system. […]

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Market Update: Economists Envision Global Recession While Crypto Prices Soldier On

Last week cryptocurrency prices bounced around after a majority of coins dropped in value on August 21. Today on August 26, digital currency markets have gained around 1.52%, gathering $4 billion since the initial slump. Despite the volatility, cryptocurrencies have consolidated and a few speculators believe a breakout is on the cards that could send […]

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PR: Kinesis Partners With Hardware Wallet Provider CoolbitX

PR: Kinesis Partners With Hardware Wallet Provider CoolbitXKinesis is proud to announce a partnership with CoolBitX Technology, the developers of the world’s first credit card-sized hardware wallet, the CoolWallet S. This partnership will enable Kinesis digital currencies, KAU (1-gram gold) and KAG (1-ounce silver), along with the Kinesis Velocity Token (KVT) to be stored on the CoolWallet S hardware wallet, along with other cryptocurrencies.

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