Litecoin (LTC) News, Price Predictions, Opinions and Analyses Created by Users

Litecoin (LTC)

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Litecoin (LTC) is a P2P and open source project invented by Charlie Lee in 2011. The LTC token resembles Bitcoin in many ways, but has many distinct differences which has led market enthusiasts to dub it the silver to Bitcoin’s gold. 

Litecoin is a fork of Bitcoin Core, and has a block generation time that is a quarter of Bitcoin’s, at 2.5 minutes and 4 times as many max tokens at 84 million tokens. It is also uses a different hashing algorithm that is more demanding of memory. 

Its mining algorithm requires processes to take place serially, which significantly reduces the advantage of those capable of purchasing ASIC hardware. The intention was to make mining as decentralized as possible, i.e. it makes the power to purchase expensive hardware less of a factor in determining mining capacity. Bitcoin, at this point, is well-known for its mining to be out of reach of most people. Litecoin is a financially lucrative alternative to the number 1 token in this regard.

LTC continues to be one of the most discussed and monitored cryptocurrencies still, years after its launch, a distinction not shared by many other cryptocurrencies. The quicker transaction processing times has led some analysts to believe that Litecoin will be a better alternative to Bitcoin in real-world applications, but scalability and performance improvements to Bitcoin (and Litecoin itself) could change opinions in the years to come. Founder Charlie Lee himself has said that Bitcoin does well as a store of value, while Litecoin is optimal for day to day transactions. 

In this tag, read Litecoin (LTC) news, price predictions, opinions and analyses created by users.


Justin Sun, Charlie Lee and Warren Buffet dinner finally happened

1 week ago 2 minute read Mamaecrypto

In 2019 Justin Sun, the Chinese cryptocurrency enthusiast and CEO of TRON and BitTorrent won a dinner with Warren Buffet in a yearly auction. The much anticipated dinner did not come fast but finally happened and was announced by Justin Sun today, Fe...

XRP On The Move

4 days ago 1 minute read cryptojourney

Since My last post things are definitely getting interesting no matter what crypto coin(s) you have. Personally, most of my limited portfolio is holding up well to date. With the lone exception of a few dollars invested in Nano that I wasn't able to...

Litecoin: what it is

2 days ago 2 minute read PupazzoInnevato

Litecoin is the most famous cryptocurrency ever after Bitcoin. Litecoin is a peer-to-peer cryptocurrency that has taken a lot of inspiration from Bitcoin. Litecoin (LTC) is therefore a peer-to-peer cryptocurrency and open source software that has bee...

Limited Edition Litecoin Poker Chips Available for Purchase at CryptoPopUp store

1 week ago 1 minute read Mamaecrypto

Support the Litecoin Foundation by purchasing the Collectable Litecoin Poker Chip created for the 2019 Litecoin Summit Las Vegas. These are limited quantity poker chips, created by the Litecoin Foundation graphic designer Dani T.  Only 500 pieces wer...

Paypal and Bitcoin - to be controlled or to be free

1 day ago 1 minute read renabs94

Transaction control policies such as PayPal could push many people to use Bitcoin and other decentralized cryptocurrencies more and more. The fact is that, as Slate has revealed, such control policies are highly questionable and reveal that platforms...

Litecoin (LTC) Price Value: Price Started Going Down Following the Negative Divergence

6 hours ago 1 minute read Tokenhell.com

The indicators such as 100-MA and 200-MA are showing a pullback of trend value back to $60 Litecoin failed to achieve the hypothetical value- $85- and is moving downwards to $60 as the moving averages suggested earlier about the fore coming value. We...

Travel with: Litecoin LTC - part 1

1 week ago 3 minute read renabs94

Summer is approaching and the time has come for many of us to start thinking about where to go on vacation. for many enthusiastic cryptocasters it can sometimes be a nightmare to try to spend their coins to book hotels, flights... cryptographic payme...

Residential miner review: Mine Crypto at home without having to buy an expensive ASIC miner! (Potentially?)

2 weeks ago 5 minute read mduchow

This is a review of arguably the most popular and widley known Cryptocurrency residential miners, the Coinmine ONE and the Apollo Scrypt Miner! For this review I have tried and tested both devices and this will be a full breakdown of both devices to...

Secure Your Privacy With Anonymous Mixed Litecoin Transactions

1 week ago 2 minute read Scott Cunningham

Privacy is so important and while there are coin joiners and private coins, many people still rely on mixers. Luckily there is now a mixer for crypto users looking to anonymously transact Litecoin! As Litecoin Mixer reads on the homepage a Litecoin M...

Crypto Accepted Here - Bumper stickers

2 days ago 1 minute read Mamaecrypto

If you own a shop, office or work off your vehicle... Now is a good time to let your costumers know that you accept cryptocurrencies with this cool selection of Crypto Accepted Here Bumper Stickers. Perfect for the window, check out area or your auto...