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Litecoin Undervalued, Best For Retail Adoption – Report Claims

Aug 3, 2018

Olusegun Ogundeji

Amidst the current bearish crypto market, a new report claims that Litecoin is better positioned to gain wider retail adoption over others by being used for small transactions. The report by eToro, a social investing platform, would add to the buzz in the build-up to the forthcoming 2-day Globa...

Get One Bitcoin, Litecoin Founder Advises Investors

Jul 17, 2018

Olusegun Ogundeji

Coming from the founder of a cryptocurrency that has been around for a while, Litecoin's Charlie Lee's latest tweet for investors to own at least one Bitcoin before any other - including Litecoin - has been met with mixed feelings. Their bone of contention with the tweet which says that ...

Analysis: Litecoin’s 10% Stake In A German Bank

Jul 12, 2018

Olusegun Ogundeji

The news came almost quietly after it has been earlier rumoured. The Litecoin Foundation and TokenPay have entered into a strategic partnership to buy a stake in a German bank, WEG Bank AG. The bank confirms TokenPay Swiss AG and the Litecoin Foundation as investors on its websi...

Litecoin Next Main Dark Web Currency?

Mar 30, 2018

Olusegun Ogundeji

What it would mean for Litecoin if it becomes the next dominant dark web currency is not clear. However, that is what a new study carried out by a team from Recorded Future suggests. The team includes software engineers, data scientists and technical business people. Their expertise is in...

After Litecoin Founder Charlie Lee Sold All His Litecoin

Dec 22, 2017

lylian Teng

Over these days, the breaking news in the cryptocurrency circle is that Charlie Lee, the creator of the world’s fifth-biggest cryptocurrency, Litecoin, unexpectedly "sold and donated" all of his litecoin on Wednesday this week. "Litecoin has been very good for me financially, so I am well of...

Litecoin And First Lightning Cross-Chain Swap

Nov 20, 2017

Olusegun Ogundeji

The first ever Lightning cross-chain swap from Bitcoin to Litecoin has been announced. Though still in a testing phase, the Lightning Labs team say they successfully swapped testnet Bitcoin for testnet Litecoin via a lightning channel to confirm the experiment. It resulted in the owner...

Litecoin Weathers Storm, Breaks New Price Reach

Sep 1, 2017

Olusegun Ogundeji

The cryptocurrency known to be the silver to Bitcoin’s gold reached two milestones this week: its asset’s price hit $60 and market cap rises above $3 billion. Unlike several other alternative currencies whose prices swing sometimes arbitrarily in reaction to a new development, what’s been ...

If Not Bitcoin Cash, Could Bitcoin Kill Litecoin?

Aug 14, 2017

Olusegun Ogundeji

Recent discussions about the SegWit activation and the Lightning Network implementation it would bring to the Bitcoin network has sparked a round of debate on whether it would reduce Litecoin’s relevance and value in the market. This has been compounded by the fact that recently, also, ther...

Will Bitcoin Cash Be a Litecoin Killer?

Jul 31, 2017


Update: Charlie Lee talks about Litecoin on CNBC and he doesn't see Bitcoin Cash as a threat. The price of Litecoin has been gaining momentum over the past few months with the activation of Segwit, or as some say, “survived bloodbath”. As Bitcoin is in a crucial stage and Ethere...