Tag Archives: LTC

‘I’m Freaking Out’: How It Feels to Hold the Bitcoin Lightning Torch

‘I’m Freaking Out’: How It Feels to Hold the Bitcoin Lightning Torch

“Hey are you set up with lightning? To send and receive lightning payments?” The day I held the Lightning Torch was the day I learned how the lightning network works. Living in Venezuela, the experimental payments network had somehow skipped my Twitter feed until I received the following message from renowned crypto advisor Jill Carlson. She had the […]

Social Trading Giant eToro Adds Crypto Buying and Selling in 31 US States

Social Trading Giant eToro Adds Crypto Buying and Selling in 31 US States

Israel-based social investing platform eToro has launched a cryptocurrency trading platform and wallet service in the U.S. The firm announced Thursday that the new platform allows U.S. customers from 31 states and territories to trade 13 unspecified cryptocurrencies. Multi-asset trading is also scheduled for launch in Q1 of next year. eToro’s “social” model allows users to […]

Most Cryptos See Gentle Green Amid Exceedingly Calm Market Picture

Most Cryptos See Gentle Green Amid Exceedingly Calm Market Picture

Saturday, Feb. 16: Cryptocurrencies are seeing mild price action, with virtually all of the top 20 coins by market cap seeing fluctuations of within 2 percent in both directions on the day, as data from Coin360 shows. Market visualization by Coin360 Top cryptocurrency Bitcoin (BTC) has seen fractional 0.37 percent growth on the day and is trading at […]

Analysts Expect Crypto Markets to Continue Climbing After Yesterday’s Surge

Analysts Expect Crypto Markets to Continue Climbing After Yesterday’s Surge

Yesterday was an incredibly positive day for the crypto markets, as many cryptocurrencies were able to erase several weeks of losses in a matter of mere hours. Litecoin led yesterday’s surge and was able to skyrocket 30%, which led LTC to claim the fourth most valuable spot by market capitalization. Because the markets have been […]

Litecoin (LTC) Surges Another 11% to Overtake Stellar (XLM) for 6th Place

Litecoin (LTC) Surges Another 11% to Overtake Stellar (XLM) for 6th Place

On Sunday (January 6th), Litecoin (LTC) surged over 11%, in the process overtaking Stellar Lumens (XLM) to become the sixth most valuable cryptocurrency (by market cap). At press time (18:00 UTC), according to CryptoCompare, Litecoin is trading at $39.73 for a $2.38 billion market cap, while Stellar Lumens is trading at 0.1208 for a $2.31 billion market cap. […]

What is Bitwage? Jobs and Crypto Payments for Remote Workers

What is Bitwage? Jobs and Crypto Payments for Remote Workers

Bitwage proudly displays the phrase Jobs and Salaries for International Outsourcing Firms atop its homepage. The company is not only a facilitator of cross-border payments for clients, their employees, and contractors. It’s also an advanced job search site, especially focused on the needs of remote workers. Here’s a closer look at the advantages that Bitwage jobs and salaries may […]

How Coinbase Carried Out ‘Largest Crypto Migration’ Ever: 5% of All BTC and 8% of All ETH

How Coinbase Carried Out ‘Largest Crypto Migration’ Ever: 5% of All BTC and 8% of All ETH

On Wednesday (19 December 2018), Philip Martin, the VP of Security at crypto exchange Coinbase, provided a “behind the scenes look” at how his company recently carried out quietly possibly the world’s largest ever migration of cryptoassets: “5% of all BTC, 8% of all ETH and 25% of all LTC in circulation (among many other assets).” This on-chain migration was completed last […]

IS AN AMAZON CRYPTO EXCHANGE HAPPENING IN 2019?

IS AN AMAZON CRYPTO EXCHANGE HAPPENING IN 2019?

Currently, cryptocurrencies have a combined market cap that skyrocketed from $17.7 billion in January to over $186 billion in November. This shows the difference in adoption between both years and sets the course for the realization of blockchain as a major solution to problems in various industries, including fintech, cybersecurity, healthcare, insurance, logistics, real estate, and even cloud storage. In response, major firms […]

Volatile Much? Here Are the Top 4 Reasons Crypto Went Wild in November

Volatile Much? Here Are the Top 4 Reasons Crypto Went Wild in November

Until the start of November, crypto volatility was trending down. Then, several major events happened and the whole cryptosphere went off the charts. But why? According to the Crypto Volatility report released today by SFOX, cryptoassets showed more volatility than the S&P 500 and gold during November, and there are four key factors that contributed to the […]