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Here’s Why Siacoin Is Flying High Today

 After the excitement of last week, which saw XRP up almost 100% at one stage, the markets are starting to settle down and normal service has resumed. What we saw last week was the result of a community based excitement, off the back of the announcement of a pending xRapid release from Ripple. With the markets now back to normal, a number of altcoins are standing out, Siacoin is one such cryptocurrency that looks to be making great progression today. What is Siacoin? Siacoin is the native cryptocurrency to the Sia project, a decentralised storage platform that uses blockchain...

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Is NANO Really The Most Eco Friendly Cryptocurrency?

 In January this year, a question was posted on a Quora forum which asked for information on the most eco-friendly cryptocurrency. Now we know that many cryptocurrencies require high energy and a lot of power to process transactions, mine tokens etc. The entire industry has been referred to as damaging because many tokens do have a large carbon footprint. Therefore, it’s key to know which tokens have less of an impact on the planet, especially if you’re conscious about your own energy use, as if you are, you’re going to want to avoid buying Bitcoin. The answer proposed in...

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What’s The Point In #PayWithLitecoin

 #PayWithLitecoin is a social movement established by the Litecoin Foundation. In essence, #PayWithLitecoin wants to help the general public discover Litecoin as a viable payment option and, more importantly, wants to inspire merchants in brick and mortar stores to start accepting Litecoin as a currency. It’s still in its infancy, yet even so #PayWithLitecoin is a movement that is sweeping across the world, bringing with it good news about Litecoin and more options for Litecoin adoption than ever. #PayWithLitecoin, being a hashtag makes it especially popular for use on Twitter and indeed, that’s exactly why #PayWithLitecoin came about, to...

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XRP Vs XLM, The Race For Cross Border Dominance

 When you think of cross border payment solutions, there are two key projects that should spring to mind with regards to cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. Ripple and Stellar, with their respective currencies XRP and XLM. Both are designed to tackle problems with cross border payments, but only one will find the true, universal solution, right? Is the race truly on? Not yet, both of these projects are working on established technologies that now have a number of large partnerships (namely Ripple and Santander vs Stellar and IBM) but even so, it’s hard to actually see a finish line in...

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Government Got Your Crypto? Try These 5 Altcoins

 Just yesterday we covered the story of VeChain and a potential new government partnership alongside PICC, a state led insurance company. This, comes off the back of a crypto clamp down in China, a clamp down that is seeing cryptocurrency totally wiped out of the country. Now of course, the VeChain x PICC partnership is not one designed to adopt VET, the VeChain token, it is however one designed to adopt the VeChain blockchain. Now it’s pretty clear that whilst China want out of crypto, they do want in on blockchain, so as it stands, not all hope is...

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