Category: Litecoin

eToro Launches Cryptocurrency Management Mobile App

Multi-asset brokerage eToro has launched an application for their users to store their Bitcoin and other cryptos on their mobile phones. The software sounds a lot like a cryptocurrency wallet – only its entirely permissioned, isn’t open-source, and doesn’t al…

Venezuela’s Supreme Court Orders Indemnity Payments in State Crypto Petro

Venezuela’s Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ) has recently ordered a national institute to pay indemnities to one of its employees after she suffered a workplace injury in its oil-backed cryptocurrency petro. According to Sputnik, the Supreme Court’s ruling was …

EToro rolls out crypto wallet

eToro, the global investment platform with over 10 million registered users, today confirms the roll out of its crypto wallet.

Hong Kong exchange shuts down cryptocurrency mining pool after 4 years

What was once the second largest cryptocurrency exchange in the world by volume, BTCC, is shutting down its mining pool later this month. The Hong Kong-based exchange issued a notice today (spotted by CoinDesk) stating that it will shutdown its mining pool on…

It takes three times more energy to mine Bitcoin than gold

According to newly published research, mining cryptocurrency takes nearly twice as much energy than mining gold, platinum, and copper. Researchers from the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education in Cincinnati tracked the daily energy demand and hashrat…

Permalink to Coinbase Exchange Cuts Remote Staff

Though Coinbase announced it raised $300 million “from high-quality investors” last week, the cryptocurrency exchange also laid off an estimated 15 people working remotely in support, compliance, and fraud departments, Yahoo Finance reports. Coinbase would no…

10 years of Bitcoin: How a geeky cryptocurrency changed the world

From its birth one decade ago, Bitcoin sure has come a long way. How did it get to this point? Check out our handy potted history of the world’s favorite cryptocurrency to find out. The post 10 years of Bitcoin: How a geeky cryptocurrency changed the world ap…

All You Need to Know About Cryptocurrency Wallets

A lot of people think of their cryptocurrency wallet as merely a digitized version of a real wallet that is used for storing funds. However, it doesn’t actually store cryptocurrencies. Rather, it saves a pair of public and private keys that grant access to on…