Charlie Lee News

Charlie Lee is the creator of Litecoin, who also worked as the Director of Engineering for Coinbase. Charlie Lee was born in Ivory Coast and later moved to the United States, where he received a master’s degree in computer science from MIT. Charlie Lee has worked for numerous tech companies, including Google. Charlie Lee came across Bitcoin and blockchain technology in 2011 and became quickly became fascinated with this idea. Still, he saw that Bitcoin had its flaws and none of the altcoins really managed to offer something different and new. Therefore, he went to work making a better cryptocurrency and came out with Litecoin – a cryptocurrency with faster transactions, a larger maximum supply and a scrypt-based hashing protocol that was fast enough to become one of the most popular cryptocurrencies on the market. After creating Litecoin, Charlie worked at Coinbase as the Director of Engineering, but has now returned to full-time work at Litecoin.

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Litecoin creator Charlie Lee has predicted that miners may shut up shop after the coin’s forthcoming halving this summer.
Charlie Lee: Next Month’s Halving Will Be a ‘Shock’ to Litecoin Mining
Marie Huillet
2019-07-10T10:47:00+01:00
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The Litecoin Foundation is partnering with premier kickboxing league Glory to become the official cryptocurrency for its online merchandise platform and interna...
Litecoin Foundation Partners With Glory Kickboxing to Make LTC League’s Official Crypto
Marie Huillet
2019-02-27T08:55:00+00:00
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Hodler’s Digest
The network of altcoin Ethereum Classic undergoes a 51 percent attack, and Fortnite removes Monero from their merch store.
Hodler’s Digest, Jan.7–13: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week
Molly Jane Zuckerman
2019-01-13T15:56:00+00:00
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Litecoin creator Charlie Lee has suggested that a decentralized cryptocurrency is by definition exposed to 51 percent attacks, otherwise it is centralized.
Litecoin’s Charlie Lee: Decentralized Crypto ‘Must Be Susceptible to 51% Attacks’
Ana Alexandre
2019-01-09T00:17:00+00:00
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Litecoin founder Charlie Lee has fired community debate in a tweet alleging that “some self-proclaimed Bitcoin Maximalists are actually Bitcoin Extremists.”
Litecoin Founder Stokes Debate Over ‘Bitcoin Extremists’ Tweet
Marie Huillet
2019-01-07T16:22:00+00:00
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Following the week’s brief uptick, crypto markets are seeing corrections today, with the top ten coins by market cap losing between 1.5 and 5 percent on the day...
Bitcoin Loses $7K Footing Amid Market-Wide Price Correction
Marie Huillet
2018-08-30T23:24:00+01:00
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Crypto markets are largely holding fort after yesterday’s strong upswing, as Bitcoin continues to trade just above $7,000.
Bitcoin Continues to Hover Near $7K, Wider Crypto Market Sees Some Mild Corrections
Marie Huillet
2018-08-29T18:33:00+01:00
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Litecoin creator Charlie Lee has dismissed short-term price fluctuations as the upshot of “speculation,” saying that long-term valuation is a truer measure of c...
Litecoin’s Charlie Lee: Crypto Bear Markets Are a ‘Good Time to Get Stuff Done’
Marie Huillet
2018-08-29T16:53:00+01:00
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