Tag Archives: Altcoin News

Crypto Market Continues to Struggle in Wake of South Korea Fiasco

Advertisement Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The cryptocurrency markets continued to struggle this weekend against the setback caused by a false regulatory announcement from South Korea this past week, as the top 10 currencies posted losses in the mid-single digits to the mid-teens in the (more…)

BTC.com Lowers Bitcoin Transaction Costs Through Dynamic Fees and SegWit

BTC.com, the first bitcoin wallet platform in the cryptocurrency market to integrate Bitcoin Cash and SegWit simultaneously, has recently implemented a dynamic fee system to automatically calculate the lowest fee users can attach to have their transactions processed on the Bitcoin blockchain network. In a blog post published on January 11th, (more…)

South Korean Police Did Not Raid Cryptocurrency Exchanges, FUD Triggers Market

This week, several Western mainstream media outlets have falsely reported that South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges were “raided” by local police and authorities. More inaccurate reports regarding the current state of the South Korean cryptocurrency exchange market led the entire cryptocurrency market to decline in value, demonstrating a similar effect to that (more…)

Crypto Craze: Towards A Bursting Bubble?

Cryptocurrencies had an incredible year in 2017: Bitcoin jumped more than 1,300%, Ethereum rallied 8,600%, and the overall cryptocurrency market rose to nearly US$650 billion by the end of the year, an astronomical 3,720% increase compared with January’s “tiny” US$17 billion market capitalization. 2017 was the year that smaller, lesser known (more…)

Kodak Stock Jumps 125% on ‘KodakCoin’ Cryptocurrency, ICO News

Shares of Eastman Kodak Company jumped 125% following news that the former camera and film giant was venturing into the cryptocurrency and blockchain space. Kodak and strategic partner WENN Digital announced on Tuesday that they were developing a blockchain-based called KodakOne for image rights management and its cryptocurrency called KodakCoin. A (more…)

TRON’s Whitepaper Appears to Plagiarize from Filecoin and IFPS

Advertisement Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. A whitepaper published by decentralized content distribution platform TRON appears to plagiarize at least two whitepapers written by Protocol Labs, the creator of both IPFS and Filecoin. TRON Accused of Plagiarizing Filecoin, IPFS Whitepapers The charge was brought to light on… Read More »

Charlie Lee Wants to Test a New Solution for Bitcoin Fee Estimation on Litecoin

Litecoin, which is an altcoin that has long been marketed as the “silver to bitcoin’s gold”, was not the most difficult thing for creator Charlie Lee to launch. He simply took the Bitcoin Core codebase, changed a few parameters (such as the block time and mining algorithm), and then posted (more…)

South Korean Cryptocurrency Mania: Exchanges are Adding More Employees Than Banks

South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges including Bithumb, Coinone, and Korbit are adding more employees than banks and financial institutions, local mainstream news networks have reported. YTN, one of South Korea’s largest mainstream media outlets, revealed that Bithumb, which processes more than $2.6 billion worth of cryptocurrency trades on a daily basis, has (more…)

Litecoin Price Jumps Nearly 30% as Founder Lee Remains Upbeat

Advertisement Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Litecoin price posted one of the biggest gains today, jumping from $236.76 at the start of the day to a high of $305.66 around noon Saturday (UTC), marking a 29% gain, before sliding back to $290.08 at the time of (more…)

New Partnership Brings Dash Cryptocurrency to 10,000 Retailers in Spain

Image by Wit Olszewski via Shutterstock.com Privacy-focused cryptocurrency Dash has signed a partnership with Spanish startup Bitnovo to bring the cryptocurrency to 10,000 retailers throughout Spain. The partnership will allow consumers to purchase Dash in stores through coupons and in selected Carrefour and Media Markt outlets through the purchase of gift (more…)