How Altcoins Complement Bitcoin

How Altcoins Complement Bitcoin   Bitcoin is the only proven viable cryptocurrency with a huge infrastructure, market capitalization and established network effects. However the 700 altcoins that exist today also have a purpose — and may even complement bitcoin.  Bitcoin has evolved from a ‘joke’ to changing the trajectory of systems in the world of finance.…

Regulators Issue Warnings Over ‘Fraudulent’ Bitcoin Investment Scheme

Regulators in Belize and the Seychelles have sounded the alarm about a bitcoin investment scheme. Belize’s Office of the International Financial Services Commission has said that Xmaxbit, a website claiming to offer cryptocurrency investment and mining services, is not officially registered in the country. A registration document posted on its website is “a complete forgery”,…

Vcash: The Cryptocurrency That Completes Transactions in Zero Time

Vcash: The Cryptocurrency That Completes Transactions in Zero Time   A newly-launched cryptocurrency called Vcash (XVC) offers a zero time feature that allows users to complete transactions without confirmation. It is also developing a “ZeroLedger” feature to allow users to download the currency’s blockchain in seconds. Vcash is traded on the Poloniex, Bittrex and RAWX exchanges.…

Lisk Introducing ‘Forging Rewards’ to Create Competition Among Stakeholders

Lisk Introducing ‘Forging Rewards’ to Create Competition Among Stakeholders   Lisk is set to introduce a new feature called “forging rewards” in early December, in order to create a more competitive ecosystem for its stakeholders. The development team behind Lisk believes community forging will allow it to become a more efficient, secure and reliable network.…

Zcash and Bitcoin: Detailed Comparison

Zcash and Bitcoin: Detailed Comparison   With the launch of Zcash and the speculation surrounding it you may be wondering how the decentralized, open-source cryptocurrency compares to bitcoin, the original digital currency. While many structural similarities to Satoshi Nakamoto’s bitcoin design are obvious, Zcash utilizes advanced new cryptographic techniques to offer optional improved privacy and transparency, as well…

Europecoin… A Closer Look

Europecoin… A Closer Look   Europecoin (ERC) was launched in 2014 as a IPO coin which the original developers were using to only generate short term revenue. The coin was coded using an outdated Nova Coin clone. The coin never took hold in the crypto community and slowly lost ground until it virtually disappeared. About 6…