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Altcoins, meaning "alternative coins", is another term for cryptocurrencies (other than Bitcoin). Since Bitcoin's release in 2009, many have noticed its crucial advantages over government money, while also giving recognition to the fact that some of its aspects can be improved upon. That has lead to the appearance of hundreds of different altcoins, which are all ultimately based on the same technology of the Blockchain but are designed differently in some ways, in order to achieve different goals.
Bloomberg adds the three altcoins to its terminal just as they are experiencing explosive growth.
Now 7 cryptocurrencies for your portfolio.
Ethereum and Dash are posting outlandish new price gains as $800 and $1,000 respectively are now firmly in play.
The price of IOTA (MIOTA) drops 15% to below $4.20 as of press time, after reaching an intraday high of $5.03 yesterday
IOTA team clarifies: no official partnership with Microsoft, despite ambiguous announcement in late November.
It took several days for Apple to remove a fake MyEtherWallet from its App Store despite it getting over 3000 downloads.
Litecoin market cap cruises through $15 bln and keeps climbing.
Dash links up with CoinBR to access users in Brazil at 13,000 locations.
Due to the recent hype of Bitcoin earlier this week, Litecoin (LTC) has reacted with a massive run of its own.
AngelList Co-founder Naval Ravikant has claimed that Bitcoin has what it takes to solve the problems of money.
Dash is in the treadline, Bitcoin Cash is losing it. See what else.
SBI Group in Japan has partnered with Huobi ahead of an exchange launch coming early in 2018.
Revolut allowing Bitcoin, Litecoin and Ether transactions.
With new integration, 94% of world’s population is able to buy, send and sell Dash. To prepare for increasing adoption, Dash doubles blocksize.
US Securities and Exchange Commission freezes assets of PlexCoin’s issuers, calls the ICO both a securities offering and a scam.
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