Tag Archives: LTC

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 […]

Bitcoin Cash Spikes 20 Percent in the Wake of Upcoming Hard Fork Backed by Binance

Bitcoin Cash Spikes 20 Percent in the Wake of Upcoming Hard Fork Backed by Binance

Sunday, Nov. 4: crypto markets have seen a lot movement today, with most of the top 20 coins by market cap seeing significant growth, and with Bitcoin Cash (BCH) spiking almost 21 percent by press time. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin Cash, the fourth top cryptocurrency by market capitalization, has grown sharply from $473 at the beginning of the […]

Coinbase Raises $300 Million in New Funding, Aims to Support ‘Thousands’ of Cryptocurrencies in the Future

Coinbase Raises $300 Million in New Funding, Aims to Support ‘Thousands’ of Cryptocurrencies in the Future

On Tuesday (30 October 2018), Asiff Hirji, President & COO of Coinbase announced via a blog post that the crypto exchange had raised $300 million in its latest funding round, valuing the company at over $8 billion. In his blog post, Hirji started by saying that Coinbase sees “tremendous promise in crypto to build the next great phase of the […]