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Auroracoin is a cryptocurrency for Iceland. It is based on litecoin and is 50% premined. The coins will be distributed to the population of Iceland.
Is Bitcoin’s dominance over the cryptocurrency world slipping? Altcoin developers talk about how their competitive advantage and gains in merchant adoption work towards dethroning Bitcoin.
Auroracoin, Iceland’s cryptocurrency, just got its first ever documentary courtesy of Vice Motherboard, its first major news hit outside of cryptocurrency news outlets
Iceland’s Pirate Party may win the national elections on Saturday which can lead to a strong pro-cryptocurrency presence in parliament.
Auroracoin’s development team plans a second coming as new scandals emerge with government corruption surrounding 2008’s bank collapse.
Resurgent regional cryptocurrency Auroracoin debuted Iceland’s first-ever cryptocurrency exchange, ISX, allowing the people of Iceland to trade Auroracoin and krona.
Auroracoin has nearly doubled in price over the Panama Papers. CT spoke with developers behind three regionally-centric cryptocurrencies (Auroracoin, Sterlingcoin, and Scotcoin) about their vision for modern currency designed for their respective peoples.
More of Iceland’s population holds cryptocurrency than anywhere else in the world. Could that, combined with recent political and financial scandals, propel it to crypto capital of the world?
Why it’s important to be “shilling for altcoins” instead of focusing exclusively on Bitcoin, cryptocurrency’s clear frontrunner.
Auroracoin’s shine is gradually fading away. Being introduced in seemingly the right place and in the right time, it was the second largest cryptocurrency before it even launched, valued at half a billion dollars
Iceland’s bus stops are now decorated with advertisements for Auroracoin, the Icelandic cryptocurrency, which is set to have a new currency exchange next month.
Cryptocurrency enables you to “be your own bank,” and banks are more than just a place to put your money—they're also a place from which to borrow. Pure-Central launched in late 2014 and aims to connect lenders with borrowers for loans in multiple cryptocurrencies.
GHash.IO, the mining pool that almost created a 51% attack back in January, recently announced some big changes, including a Scrypt mining pool that allows customers to mine Litecoin, Dogecoin, Auroracoin and Feathercoin.
Slater has been working all around the world these past few years, trying to develop software for mutual credit economies and eventually uniting all such economies.
Auroracoin’s value has suddenly taken off. In one 24-hour period this week, the value of the coin rose by more than 300%, giving it the third-highest market cap of any digital coins, behind just Bitcoin and Litecoin.
Auroracoin’s airdrop to all Icelanders began Monday night/Tuesday morning, and there’s already enough data to start drawing conclusions and maybe speculating a little.
The shock from Mt.Gox crash and some statements made Mark Karpeles has ceased. The pain from the loss of money has not gone, but it does not bother the users so powerful and painfully. The investigation goes on; enthusiasts on the web push forward new bizarre speculations to understand the reasons behind the obscure se...
After several years of interesting research in Artificial Intelligence, David Lio got into crypto-currencies late in the game (late 2013), left California and his work in AI, and set up a crypto-currency consultancy in New York.
A local cryptocurrency fan, Baldur Friggjar Odinsson, has created a digital currency specifically for use in Iceland. The currency, Auroracoin, will get an initial distribution to all Icelandic citizens on March 25.
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