“Altcoin” is the term is used to identify any cryptocurrency other than Bitcoin.
They are developed to solve problems of other networks, such as slowness or high rates; arise as a result of forks (term used to identify forks or updates of a blockchain); or they are simply born as jokes – the famous Dogecoin (DOGE) coin meme is an example.



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Top Crypto Analyst Says One Catalyst Will Keep Litecoin ‘Propped Up’, Updates Outlook on Bitcoin and Ethereum

A popular crypto trader is weighing in on the prospects of Litecoin (LTC), Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) moving forward. Starting with Litecoin, the pseudonymous analyst Bluntz tells his 223,000 […]

Cardano Creator Charles Hoskinson Says CBDC Fears Are Justified, Warns They Could Be Seized by the Government

The co-founder of smart contract platform Cardano (ADA) says that fears surrounding central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) are justified as governments could one day seize them. In a new video […]

Shiba Inu’s Shibarium Mainnet Launch Nears As Testnet Transactions Surge to Over 12,000,000 – Here’s the Timeline

The highly anticipated mainnet launch of Shiba Inu’s (SHIB) layer-2 blockchain project Shibarium is fast approaching, according to a SHIB team member. Lucie, a content market specialist for Shiba Inu, […]

Under-the-Radar Ethereum-Based Altcoin Flashing Bullish Signal, Says Crypto Analytics Firm Santiment

Crypto analytics platform Santiment is saying that one Ethereum (ETH)-based altcoin is showing signs of a potential rally based on on-chain data. Santiment’s director of marketing Brian Quinlivan says that […]

Dogecoin and Shiba Inu Rival That’s up 27X Since April Forming Bottom, To Surge by Over 50%: Top Crypto Trader

A popular crypto trader is expressing bullish sentiment on one relatively new Dogecoin (DOGE) and Shiba Inu (SHIB) rival. Pseudonymous crypto trader Altcoin Sherpa tells his 195,700 Twitter followers that […]