Interview: Litecoin Cash Dev on 51% Attacks and The New ‘Hive’ Solution

Interview: Litecoin Cash Dev on 51% Attacks and The New ‘Hive’ Solution

Litecoin Cash developer Tanner spoke to CCN about the recent 51% attack on the LCC network and how such attacks could be avoided in future. Litecoin Cash was created as a way to launch a refined SHA coin to offer SHA256 miners more options and to create the fairest distribution through an IFO (initial fork…
Robinhood Adds Bitcoin Cash & Litecoin Trading, Will Support Crypto Transfers

Robinhood Adds Bitcoin Cash & Litecoin Trading, Will Support Crypto Transfers

Rapidly-expanding fintech unicorn Robinhood has added bitcoin cash and litecoin to the growing stable of cryptocurrencies that users can trade on the popular stock trading app. The commission-free stock trading app on Thursday announced that it had onboarded its five millionth user, marking yet another milestone for the firm which achieved a $5.6 billion valuation…
Cheap Electricity Drawing Cryptocurrency Miners to Underpopulated Areas of Japan

Cheap Electricity Drawing Cryptocurrency Miners to Underpopulated Areas of Japan

Lesser-known and relatively underpopulated parts of Japan are beginning to attract cryptocurrency miners, largely due to the availability of cheap electricity. This includes Fukui, a city in a prefecture bearing the same name and which has a population of slightly over 250,000. The city boasts not just low electricity prices but also affordable rent as…
Latest BitcoinZ Update is a KioskZ System Self-Service Solution

Latest BitcoinZ Update is a KioskZ System Self-Service Solution

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Cryptocurrency Markets Dip as Bitcoin Price Drops to Sub $6600 Levels

Cryptocurrency Markets Dip as Bitcoin Price Drops to Sub $6600 Levels

The cryptocurrency markets took another dip on Tuesday morning as most of the major Top 10 cryptocurrencies suffered significant losses. The big loser across the board was EOS which crashed by around 12% on Binance to trade at around $7.60 in mid-morning trading. Bitcoin had appeared to be consolidating at the $6700 level on Monday…
Huobi-Linked Cryptocurrency Exchange HBUS Launches in U.S. Market

Huobi-Linked Cryptocurrency Exchange HBUS Launches in U.S. Market

Huobi-linked cryptocurrency exchange HBUS has formally opened for business in the U.S., providing one of the world’s largest crypto companies with a foothold in yet another major global market. Though not formally operated under the Huobi brand, HBUS is a “strategic partner” of the Singapore-based Huobi, which already controls the world’s fourth-largest cryptocurrency exchange. “Our…
Tezos Takes The Biggest Drop Among The Billion-Dollar Coins

Tezos Takes The Biggest Drop Among The Billion-Dollar Coins

Since raising $232 million in a record breaking ICO a year ago, Tezos has seen its fortunes take a battering after a series of unfortunate events including embarrassing legal battles, regulatory issues, disgruntled community members and boardroom disunity. Against this backdrop, the coin, which was once heralded as a potential challenger to bitcoin with a…
Website Outlines The Cost of 51% Attack on Altcoins: It’s Lower Than You Think

Website Outlines The Cost of 51% Attack on Altcoins: It’s Lower Than You Think

A website has been created that estimates the cost of a 51% attack on different cryptocurrencies, allowing attackers to maliciously double spend, meaning to spend the same balance twice. The site developer who goes by /u/xur17 on Reddit spoke to CCN about their motivation for creating the site: “There was an attack against Bitcoin Gold a…
HybridBlock Partners with TrustToken to Bring TrueUSD Stablecoin to Exchange Base Pairings

HybridBlock Partners with TrustToken to Bring TrueUSD Stablecoin to Exchange Base Pairings

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Western Union Patent Eyes Cryptocurrency for Secure Transfer System

Western Union Patent Eyes Cryptocurrency for Secure Transfer System

A newly-published Western Union patent envisions a system that manages recurring transfer notifications and secure payments for a cryptocurrency network. According to filing documents published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday, the Englewood, CO-based firm — the largest money transfer service in the world — has sought to devise a method to…
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