Bitcoin’s pseudonymous creator, Satoshi Nakamoto, is a figure surrounded by mystery, and this intrigue continues today despite many aspects of the founder’s influence being studied at length. A particular point of interest has been a large amount of unmoved Bitcoin mined in the early days of the blockchain’s existence that is attributed to Satoshi. Much
Holly Kim, a treasurer in Lake County, Illinois, has reportedly become the first political candidate in the state to accept crypto campaign donations. According to the Chicago Tribune on Wednesday, Kim recently received a $3 Litecoin (LTC) donation from Mark Tan, founder of T Capital Coin, an investment management outfit based in Lake Forest. The
Award-winning artist Tory Bryant joins DKleine to chat about her recent entry into the NFT scene following years of experience developing 3D printing technologies used in stop-motion film-making and advertising. The pair discuss the messages behind her work and the call to address systematic problems in modern society. Joseph SpezzanoJoseph Spezzano received a Masters Degree
Cointelegraph Magazine is a new publication that goes beyond the daily news and delves much more deeply into the stories, trends, and personalities that inspire cryptocurrency and blockchain conversations around the world. We are people-centric, delving into *why* the true believers of blockchain feel they can change the world (and why they think it needs
In just over five years since it launched, Ethereum introduced the world to smart contracts, decentralized finance, yield farming and non-fungible tokens, and has long stood just behind Bitcoin as the second-largest blockchain project by market capitalization. Dogecoin (DOGE) is a meme cryptocurrency which has provided no innovation, has no real raison d’etre, and is only popular
Cryptocurrency adoption on a United Kingdom-based payment app is booming in the first quarter of 2021, but whether that trend continues could depend on the actions of Bitcoin (BTC) evangelists like Elon Musk, warns STICPAY director James Bay. The mobile payments app reported a 48% increase in crypto deposits in the first quarter of the
Pi Network, a cryptocurrency mining app for mobile users, may have been connected to 17GB worth of personal data leaks, a Vietnamese news outlet reported on Monday. The treasure trove of personal data was apparently taken from the KYC, or Know Your Customer, checks from users of Pi Network, according to the person who posted
Litecoin (LTC) has broken the $400 mark reaching a new all-time high price of $414 on Bitstamp on May 10. The problem with buying Litecoin is that it has become too expensive in a very little period. The world’s tenth-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization is worth 215 percent more than it was at the beginning
Litecoin (LTC) prices surged up to 35% to hit a one-year high against Bitcoin (BTC) this week, prompting analysts to predict an extended upside momentum for the remainder of the ongoing monthly session. LTC/BTC 1-week candle chart (Binance). Source: Tradingview The LTC/BTC exchange rate touched 6,358 sats during the Asia-Pacific trading hours. The pair later
Payments app Square made headlines — and dollars — when it integrated Bitcoin trading into its mobile platform back during the crypto bull market of winter 2017. Now, rival payments firm Venmo, owned by PayPal, is following suit by launching cryptocurrency trading for four major coins: Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), Litceoin (LTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH). Beginning April
It’s been a heady few weeks for commerce and art. Surely a revolution is afoot and we’re too mired in the hot mess to see it right. With that proviso, here are two notes from the front lines. NFTs are cutting-edge, digital art ain’t Some folks say the non-fungible token (NFT) that allows a digital
Singapore-based cryptocurrency derivatives exchange Bybit announced on Friday that it would be suspending services for its customers n the United Kingdom. Bybit offers a range of high-end trading products for cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Litecoin (LTC) and more. The move follows a blanket ban on all retail cryptocurrency derivatives
Joseph SpezzanoJoseph Spezzano received a Masters Degree in computer science from The University of Massachusetts. Joseph has been working as a full-time blockchain programmer for the past 5 years. In his spare time, Joseph enjoys writing for CryptocurrencyInvestments.com and traveling.
Shares in Grayscale Investments’ Litecoin Investment Trust, or LTCN, have been trading at a whopping 1,800% premium over the market rate of their underlying asset, Litecoin (LTC). $319 per Litecoin? This difference is caused primarily due to retail investors’ inability to purchase shares directly from Grayscale Investments, whose funds are aimed exclusively at accredited investors.
Litecoin (LTC) might be 60% below its December 2017 all-time high at $420, but that hasn’t stopped its futures contracts open interest from reaching a record $584 million. This makes LTC the seventh-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization and it ranks third in derivatives, behind Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH). Litecoin futures aggregate open interest. Source:
Block reward halvings cut the rate at which new coins are generated on a given blockchain by 50%. Such events, known jokingly as “halvenings,” have long been anticipated by cryptocurrency traders as catalysts for pushing up the price of their cryptocurrency holdings. Past attempts to predict when Bitcoin’s (BTC) price would increase in relation to