Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx announced the eighth round of buyback for its platform’s proprietary OKB token.
An altcoin, or alternative coin, is pretty self-explanatory. An altcoin is every cryptocurrency alternative to Bitcoin – the first one. Altcoins may differ from Bitcoin in every possible way, such as mining mechanisms, coin-distribution methods or the ability to create decentralized applications.
Although Bitcoin is innovative and massively influential, it has some problems that developers are trying to fix with their own products. There is an altcoin that makes faster transactions, there is an altcoin that is less volatile, there is an altcoin that is more private and so on. There are more than one and a half thousand altcoins on the market at the day this text is written, according to coinmarketcap.com. Altcoins are playing a very important role by expanding boundaries of blockchain possibilities and the scope of applications.
Joel Telpner reveals some of the steps the Marshall Islands is taking to launch its national digital currency.2918
Poloniex has launched support for Binance Coin and Binance USD, despite CZ’s recent vocal criticism of Justin Sun over his handling of Steem.1882
Algorand claims in its promotional materials to be the first PoS blockchain, but NXT lead developer says his project was first.5972
Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx announced the launch of its Ether options contracts on its trading platform.2815
The Bitgrin network saw billions of tokens minted, despite a supposed max supply limit of 21 million XBG.4963
Bitfinex and Tether have addressed the updated lawsuit which accuses them of market manipulation.3684
Cryptocurrency-powered web browser Brave Browser announced that its monthly active user count increased 125% over the past year.6058
As Bitcoin price consolidates and searches for support, large cap altcoins are setting up for a resumption of their uptrends.14093
A Seoul court granted the petition demanded by the prosecutors to freeze crypto wallets owned by the head of the Nth Room case.4982
Bitcoin price broke the $10,000 barrier and rallied to $10,380 for the first time in 3 months.17417
It’s high time for XRP and XLM to catch up to not only Bitcoin but also some notable altcoin counterparts such as Ether and Cardano.24334
Many altcoins are showing significant strength as they approach their 200-day moving averages, this suggests that the sentiment in the sector remains bullish.24199
The recent surge in Bitcoin price led to rallies in Ethereum, Cardano, Theta Token and Band Protocol, can the upswing continue?33792
“Open Source Money,” a documentary series on a crypto firm fully financed with cryptocurrency will air on cable television in the United States.5004