It's 31 October 2019 and today marks exactly 11 years since the release of Bitcoin's whitepaper by Satoshi Nakamoto. On this day in 2008 the first cryptocurrency was conceived and it created a monumental shift in the way we perceive the future of money and provided a revolutionary new direction for resisting censorship from the … Continue reading Top Facts about Bitcoin on its 11th Anniversary.
What is Litecoin Litecoin is one of the first alt coins (a term given to all cryptocurrencies besides Bitcoin) and it was created by Charles Lee, a former employee of Google, back in 2011 as a fork of Bitcoin (a variation of the protocol) in order to facilitate a faster, lighter network. It has taken … Continue reading Litecoin in a nutshell and how to buy it.
Altcoin is a term given to all crypto currencies other than Bitcoin. It literally means alternate coin. Altcoins are alternative blockchains to Bitcoin, they use the same basic principals as Bitcoin but with some changes (e.g different mining algorithms or consensus rules etc...). Most alt coins are forks on Bitcoin, some are built on the … Continue reading What are Alt Coins?