The world’s sixth largest crypto asset had a birthday over the weekend. On October 7 2011, Litecoin was released via an open-source client on GitHub, the LTC network went live a few days later on October 13. It is now eight years old and has outlasted countless other crypto assets yet still receives..
SBI’s VCTRADE cryptocurrency exchange has notified its users that the platform now supports withdrawal services for Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH) and XRP. The exchange made the announcement via the following tweet in Japanese. 📢【お知らせ】 1月31日より、仮想通貨の送付（出庫）サービスの提供を開始いたしました。 XRP｜BTC｜ETHを、当社指定のハードウェア..
There has been very little action for the majority of cryptocurrencies over the past day or two. Bitcoin’s consolidation has left the rest of the altcoins in limbo. There are a couple moving though and Litecoin keeps strengthening as fundamentals push LTC even higher. Crypto markets have barely mov..
Ripple, the parent company to XRP, has made an effort to crack open the billion-dollar remittance market in South America by opening an office in Brazil. Billion-Dollar Remittance Industry The company has been outspoken in the past about targeting developing countries as the primary beneficiaries ..
DeFi on Ethereum Gains Steam Decentralized finance, best known as DeFi, has rapidly gained steam on Ethereum — despite the fact that ETH is currently falling against Bitcoin, reaching multi-year lows over the past few weeks. This class of decentralized applications (dApps) have quickly garnered tr..
The bullish rally for bitcoin and other top cryptocurrencies is teetering on the edge, with the markets swaying to decide their next direction. XRP spiked briefly, following BTC’s short-lived run above $9000. Along with the rest of the top ten currencies, XRP fell several percentage points in the en..
Ripple Enters Massive Partnership; XRP Spikes According to a post published to the blog of Ripple Labs, the San Francisco-headquartered fintech company has joined in a partnership with MoneyGram, one of the world’s most prominent money transfer firms. As a result, the value of the XRP crypto asset h..
Another day brings another new 2019 market capitalization high for cryptocurrencies. There seems to be no stopping the bulls at the moment as Bitcoin takes a breather just below $9k. The altcoins are in the driving seat today and one in particular is making big moves. EOS has spiked 15 percent toda..
Ethereum Blocks Filling Up As covered heavily by this outlet over recent weeks, the Ethereum network has been seeing more activity than ever before. In fact, the network has been used so much that miners of ETH recently opted to increase the capacity of blocks by 25% — allowing for more transactions..
Litecoin May Run Into Late-2020’s Halving Just as Bitcoin (BTC) has so-called “halvenings”, Litecoin (LTC) does too. While the popular altcoin is different than its proverbial godfather, sporting a different block hashing algorithm, quicker block times, and a different focus, Litecoin has block rewa..