Altcoin News

Altcoin News

Altcoin news: Altcoins are essentialy all other cryptocurrencies, except Bitcoin. Bitcoin is the original cryptocurrency, so all others are alternative tokens or altcoins. More than 95% of altcoins are tokens and not coins, but that’s a different discussion. Ethereum is also an altcoin, but it’s too special and it deserves a category of its own. With nearly 2000 cryptocurrencies, altcoin projects are very different and very similar from each other. With the introduction of Ethereum and its features, developers started to easily issue their own projects, starting the Initial Coin Offering boom of 2017.
Every altcoin project has set out to improve on the original Satoshi Nakamoto cryptocurrency concept. A lot of altcoins are superior to Bitcoin in many ways, each trying to improve certain cryptocurrency flaws. Altcoins are the developers’ way of innovating, creating new applications and possibilities in the cryptocurrency ecosystem, and pushing the limits further and further. Although there are many scams out there, altcoins have a vital role in the main plan – Mass Adoption!

Peio Purlev by Jan 15, 2019

Was Ethereum Classic hit by a 51% attack and should you worry?

On the night of the 7th of January, the official Ethereum Classic team noticed something was off. They found that chain reorganization could have occurred and double spending attacks were currently ongoing. The first order of business was to…

Peio Purlev by Dec 18, 2018

Calgary launches the Calgary Digital Dollar to boost local Economic Activity

The idea of City-wide Digital Currencies, native to places has been discussed for quite a while. Calgary will become the first Canadian city to launch its very own local Digital Currency…

Peio Purlev by Dec 5, 2018

Bitcoin SV gained ground quickly, cementing their spot in top 10

With things calming down between Bitcoin ABC and Bitcoin SV, there are a few surprises after the so called hash war and team split. Bitcoin SV has taken a slow, but steady rise in the past month. Backed by CoinGeek and…

Peio Purlev by Nov 26, 2018

Top 5 of the worst Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) of 2018

2018 had some promissing ICO projects that delivered and some that disapointed and we can easily put them in the worst ICOs category. In this article we are going to take a look at my take on five of the worst ICOs of 2018…

Peio Purlev by Nov 22, 2018

The Crypto Market is not dead: Crypto Volume 2x larger than reported

2018 has been very hard on the crypto market and investors. With the recent crashes we can conclude that the bubble popped and it’s hard for some people to admit it to themselves. But despite of all the negativism that is floating around, long term…

Peio Purlev by Nov 21, 2018

Venezuela wants to submit Petro to OPEC as a unit of account for oil

Venezuela will make an attempt to present the Petro as a unit of account for crude oil trading to the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) next year. Manuel Quevedo, the President of the country…

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