ALTCOIN 


An altcoin is simply any digital currency alternative to Bitcoin. Many altcoins are forks of Bitcoin with minor changes (e.g. Litecoin).

Chainlink’s LINK Crypto Price Surges to a New All-Time High, Signaling a Strong Altcoin Season
Chainlink has surged to an all-time high, $8.48, as recent new partnerships have instigated its bull run. Likely factors that pushed the crypto into its strong momentum were recent high-profile partnerships, price discovery, and the strong altcoin market.
Cardano Founder Charles Hoskinson Addresses an Alleged ADA Scam in China
Scammers are capitalizing on the recent success of Cardano’s native altcoin, ADA, and using it for their own personal gain. For the first time in over a year, ADA has moved above $0.10, and has picked up by over 200 percent.
Cardano’s Shelley Mainnet Code Launch at Virtual Summit Could be a Catalyst for ADA Price Rally
Prior to the bearish slump, Cardano’s ADA cryptocurrency has risen around 50% since late May 2020, in light of the news of its Shelley upgrade. The Shelley mainnet is a decentralized network of community nodes operating on a proof-of-stake consensus protocol, with less central governance coming from the developers.
Chainalysis Adds Compliance Support to Track Privacy Coins Dash and Zcash
Chainalysis has just launched support for two of the most popular privacy coins, Dash and Zcash. Privacy coins are cryptocurrencies with privacy-enhancing features that allow users to gain total anonymity when making blockchain transactions. Privacy coins protect the identity of the users and the origins of the transactions, taking the anonymous and private nature of Bitcoin to the next level. Comparatively, Bitcoin protects some information, hence remaining pseudo-anonymous. The rest of the information, including transactions, addresses, and balances, is recorded in a public and permanently available ledger.
Telegram Abandons TON and Gram Tokens, Durov Critical of US Regulating Whole World
Telegram CEO Pavel Durov has announced that they are calling it quits on the Telegram Open Network (TON) and its Gram tokens after a drawn-out battle with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.
5 Ways The Crypto Market Has Changed In 2020
The cryptocurrency market is constantly evolving. Among new investment methods, new technologies, and new cryptocurrencies altogether, these are some of the most prominent developments in 2020.
Cardano EUTXO Blockchain Upgrade Will Combine the Best Of Bitcoin and Ethereum
Cardano founder Charles Hoskins recently shared a file on his Twitter feed that outlined how the upcoming Goguen update will implement smart contracts using an extended UTXO purported to offer the best features of both the Ethereum and Bitcoin blockchain record keeping models.
Singapore Payment Services Act Now in Effect For Crypto Firms
The Monetary Authority of Singapore now requires cryptocurrency providers and exchanges to be licensed under some of the same regulatory elements as traditional financial service providers.
Is YouTube Sensation PewDiePie a Tron and BitTorrent Shill?
PewDiePie has often had to turn to sponsors for income since the adpocalyspe on YouTube. Notable sponsors include GFuel energy drink and Origin computer products. This year, PewDiePie announced a new sponsorship with Tron and BitTorrent that has attracted the attention and suspicion of the crypto world.
Amun AG: What are the Top Valuation Approaches for Altcoins?
We continue to explore the top Bitcoin valuation approaches stated in Part 1, which include NVT, NVRV, NVHR, Cost of Mining and Active Address method. In addition, we also looked at the field of altcoin valuation, including Ethereum, top privacy and payment coins.

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