Altcoins

Find out more about alternate cryptocurrencies, real alternatives to Bitcoin. This category on Coinspeaker contains useful information about every alt coin such as client download locations, mining guide, exchange info and more. Use alt coins, mine and exchange them. Keep the alternate chains alive.

Russia Will Issue Its Own Official Cryptocurrency Named CryptoRuble
October 16th, 2017

Russia is to launch its national blockchain-based cryptocurrency named CryptoRuble. Datails still remain scarce, but some information has recently been revealed.

IBM, KlickEx and Stellar Join Hands to Simplify Cross-Border Cryptocurrency Payments
October 16th, 2017

Software giant IBM, regional financial services company KlickEx Group, and Stellar, a non-profit organisation that supports an open source blockchain network, have unveiled a new regional cross-border payments solution using IBM’s blockchain technology.

Ethereum Hard Fork ‘Byzantium’ Goes Through Successfully
October 16th, 2017

Ethereum hard fork Byzantium is now operational, despite the recent talks of possible delays. The updated software is successfully running, Ether prices are relatively stable.

Ether’s Price Rises to $348 Despite ‘Byzantium’ Hard Fork
October 13th, 2017

The Ethereum price is increasing and it promises that the second largest blockchain is completely prepared to the following codebase changing.

Coinbase Launches ‘Instant’ Purchases of Bitcoin, Litecoin and Ethereum
October 13th, 2017

Coinbase opens its customers an opportunity to instantly purchase digital currency using a US bank account.

Cryptolocator Unveils International Ethereum Trading Platform
October 12th, 2017

Cryptolocator unveils international trading platform focused on Ethereum trading that ensures maximum security for transactions and user data.

Daniel Masters Launches the World’s First Ethereum ETN on Nasdaq Exchange
October 11th, 2017

XBT Provider by CoinShares, the issuer behind the world’s first bitcoin ETNs, is announcing that the first Ether ETNs are now available for trading on Nasdaq Stockholm.

Russian President Vladimir Putin Backs Cryptocurrency Rules and Warns of ‘Serious Risks’
October 11th, 2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin is sounding the alarm over cryptocurrencies.

Cryptopay Seeks to Connect Crypto Coins with Everyday Life
October 10th, 2017

For a majority of the world, August 1, 2017 was just a normal day. But for technology gurus and cryptocurrency fanatics, August 1, 2017 was a monumental day in blockchain history.

China Will Likely Resume Cryptocurrency Trading After Licensing Exchanges, Says New Report
October 9th, 2017

China will likely resume cryptocurrency trading after licensing exchanges as measures for cryptocurrency market regulation.

Taiwan’s Financial Regulator Takes Friendly Approach to Cryptocurrencies and ICOs
October 9th, 2017

Taiwan’s authorities refuse to follow the examples of China and South Korea in banning ICOs and join Japan in its bitcoin-friendly approach.

Bitcoin Price Rises to $4400 Level as Banks Want in on Cryptocurrencies
October 6th, 2017

With Bitcoin (BTC) price increasing up to $4400, world’s largest banks begin to seriously consider cryptocurrency adoption.

Two CBS Showtime Websites Caught Mining Monero Coins on Viewer’s Browsers
October 5th, 2017

Two websites operated by CBS’s Showtime video network have been identified as containing cryptocurrency mining scripts.