Tag Archives: Dash

Litecoin And Dash Are Taking Over The Dark Web

Litecoin And Dash Are Taking Over The Dark Web

Bitcoin is essentially the poster child for cryptocurrencies, and that’s becoming a problem for cybercriminals dealing on the dark web. Researchers from Recorded Future, a threat intelligence company that monitors forums on the dark web where many illegal transactions are arranged, looked through 150 of the dark web’s top marketplaces and found that the Bitcoin […]

Get ‘Em While They’re Cheap? Two-Day Crypto Market Slump Offers Steep ‘Discounts’

Get ‘Em While They’re Cheap? Two-Day Crypto Market Slump Offers Steep ‘Discounts’

A second day of losses throughout cryptocurrency markets is giving would-be traders a chance to buy that may not be repeated. Bitcoin dropped below $10,000 on Cointelegraph’s price index Wednesday, Jan. 17. On the same day, Ethereum (ETH) went below $900, marking a price slide of over 30% for both assets this week. Community and industry figures have reacted […]

2017 Market Performance: Crypto vs. Stocks

2017 Market Performance: Crypto vs. Stocks

When looking across the globe, there were plenty of strong performing equity markets in 2017. Nevertheless, none compare to the massive appreciation seen within the cryptocurrency sector. Warning: If you are primarily an equity investor, you may soon be compelled to enter the world of cryptocurrencies as the relative outperformance of the top cryptocurrencies in 2017, when […]

Bitcoin Meets Netflix? Laolu Is Building a Lightning-Powered App for That

Bitcoin Meets Netflix? Laolu Is Building a Lightning-Powered App for That

A principal developer of the Lightning Network, Olaoluwa “Laolu” Osunokun is understandably interested in tools that could be made possible by bitcoin. But while most developers have been focused on ironing out bitcoin’s much-discussed protocol-level problems, Osunokun is taking a notable step in that he is actually considering launching a production application on top of […]

Popularity of Crypto Debit Cards Will Encourage Mainstream Adoption

Popularity of Crypto Debit Cards Will Encourage Mainstream Adoption

World boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, popular for his uncommon attitude towards money, has taken his relationship with cryptocurrency a step further by partnering with Centra Card to spend his cryptocurrency in mainstream commerce. With posts under some of his social media handles earlier this year, Mayweather’s interest on cryptocurrencies attracted a lot of attention. While […]

Litecoin Surges to New High Amid Buoyant Cryptocurrency Markets

Litecoin Surges to New High Amid Buoyant Cryptocurrency Markets

  Via CoinMarketCap Markets continue to be buoyant today with gains across many of the top cryptocurrencies, including most notably, perhaps, litecoin. The digital asset once dubbed “the silver to bitcoin’s gold” passed $78 to achieve a new all-time high at 06:54 UTC this morning, according to CoinMarketCap data. Standing at $75.57 at press time, litecoin has increased by 17.28 percent over the […]