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Litecoin Cash – Another Bitcoin-Bitcoin Cash Saga?

All eyes are on Litecoin amid a surge in price rivaling the recent rebound of Bitcoin. Charlie Lee’s cryptocurrency, created in 2011, was surging up to 30 percent over the last 24 hours, for a number of reasons. According to CNBC, Litepay CEO Kenneth Asare

Hacked Exchange Coincheck To Be Sued By Traders For Freezing Funds

Ten cryptocurrency traders will file a lawsuit at the Tokyo District Court on Thursday, Feb. 15, against crypto exchange Coincheck over the company’s freezing of crypto withdrawals, Reuters reported today, Feb. 13. The Japan-based exchange had frozen all withdrawals after they lost $530 mln in

Russian Bill Draft Requires Gov’t Officials To Declare Crypto Assets

In a recent interview with the Russian news outlet Gazeta, the chairman of the State Duma Committee on Financial Markets, Anatoly Aksakov stated that the current draft of Russian cryptocurrency bill requires government officials to declare their cryptocurrency investments. The draft is currently under review

Telegram $500 Mln Pre-ICO Aims To Be Largest Ever

Private messaging app Telegram is considering the biggest Pre-ICO in history to fund its new Blockchain platform and cryptocurrency. As TechCrunch reports today citing ‘multiple sources,’ Telegram is aiming to raise up to $500 mln in private sales. Its forthcoming Telegram Open Network (TON) would

From Memecoin to Billion Dollar Player – Dogecoin Breaks $1 Bln

Dogecoin, which started as a parody cryptocurrency, has now broken the $1 bln market cap showing how far virtual currencies have come since Bitcoin’s inception in 2009. Four years after the Bitcoin genesis block was mined, programmer Billy Markus coded his very own cryptocurrency in 2013. With

South Korea More Than Doubled Ripple’s Price in Single Week

The South Korean cryptocurrency market accounts for a relatively small percentage of global Bitcoin trades, but has nonetheless played a crucial role in bringing RIpple’s market capitalization from $40 billion to $88 billion. Ripple was one of the best-performing crypto assets of 2017, boasting a