Bitcoin’s Best Competitors: The Top Altcoins of 2013 Bitcoin has dominated the headlines this year, with massive price fluctuations, regulatory developments, and even Senate hearings by the US government. All these factors indicate that people are beginning to take the young currency seriously. But let’s not forget about the alternative coins out there. 2013 has […]

Third largest cryptocurrency peercoin moves into spotlight with Vault of Satoshi deal Everyone knows the first person who walked on the moon. Lots of people know the second. But whoever remembers the third? As the third largest cryptocurrency in the world, peercoin (also know as Peer-to-Peer Coin or PPCoin) is trying to bolster its reputation. It isn’t […]

All Things Alt: The MintPal Fallout, Viacoin’s Big Haul and an Altcoin for Kids With the summer (or winter, depending on where you are) nearly half over, there’s been seemingly no end to the exciting times in the world of alt. Events both positive and negative have shaped the space in the past two weeks, […]

The Litening: Will Litecoin Be the First Big Blockchain With Lightning? A new test version of the Lightning Network is launching in the coming days, marking its latest step toward a long-awaited live debut. But, what’s most notable about the news isn’t that it’s occurring (the idea has, after all, been in the works since 2015), […]