Cryptocurrency

Litecoin Outshines Rivals in Advance of August Reward Halving

Litecoin Outshines Rivals in Advance of August Reward Halving

  • Litecoin has seen fantastic progress in both pricing and non-price metrics in 2019.
  • This superb performance could be connected to the mining reward halving that will happen on August 6.
Chainlink Announces Team Expansion, Eight New Roles to be Added

Chainlink Announces Team Expansion, Eight New Roles to be Added

  • Eight new positions have been listed on Chainlink's official website following the announcement.
  • They include a head of product management, a design lead, general counsel, a marketing manager in addition to engineering positions.
Litecoin ranked ‘Excellent’ in Adoption and Investment Return

Litecoin ranked ‘Excellent’ in Adoption and Investment Return

  • Litecoin ranked highly by the respected Weiss Ratings.
  • The Litecoin Foundation has valuable partnerships and new goals ahead.
Busan, South Korea, Dublin, Ohio are Creating Their Own Cryptocurrencies

Busan, South Korea, Dublin, Ohio are Creating Their Own Cryptocurrencies

  • Busan's cryptocurrency, built in collaboration with BNK Busan Bank, will be a stablecoin.
  • Dublin, Ohio, will soon have a local crypto token which is not backed by fiat. It will be running on the Bitcoin Cash blockchain as an SLP token.
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Bitcoin Cash Fundraising Goal Doubled after Successful Campaign Start

  • The funding goal is now 1600 BCH.
  • Bitcoin Verde and Flowee the Hub have been added to the beneficiaries list.
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Bitcoin Cash Close to Reaching Development Fundraising Goal

  • 761.85 BCH have already been raised for Bitcoin Cash development.
  • For the time being it looks like Bitcoin Cash development doesn't need large corporate investment, DAO-s or other forms of funding.
The White Paper of Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency has been Released

The White Paper of Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency has been Released

  • The new cryptocurrency will run on its own native and scalable Libra Blockchain, and will be backed by a basket of fiat currencies and government securities.
  • An independent consortium, dubbed Libra Association, which is backed by some of the biggest names in the tech industry, has also been announced.
A Regulated, Bitcoin Cash-Based, USD-Backed Stablecoin Has Been Released

A Regulated, Bitcoin Cash-Based, USD-Backed Stablecoin Has Been Released

  • A new regulated stablecoin has been created, this time it uses the Bitcoin Cash blockchain as its host.
  • The backing technology is the Simple Ledger Protocol, also chosen by Alliance Cargo Direct and Liberland for their own respective tokens.
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The Next Lightning Network release will Include Anti-Fraud ‘Watchtowers’

  • Bitcoin’s Lightning Network (LN) will implement anti-fraud ‘Watchtowers’ in their next release.
  • Securing the Lightning Network was anticipated by many users who desire faster bitcoin payments and implementing “Watchtowers” should presumably crush most fraud attempts on the off-chain network.
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Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Capacity Sees a Substantial Drop

  • Bitcoin’s Lightning Network (LN) capacity dropped with more than 13% recently, provoking doubts about its long-term capabilities among supporters.
  • The unexpected drop has been commented across different social media platforms with users pointing out that liquidity is also suffering.
  • One of the larger node operators on the network, LNBig did declare via Twitter that he might been involved in the downturn.