Tag: altcoin exchange

Altcoin Exchange Claims to Have Performed an Ethereum-Bitcoin Atomic Swap

Atomic swaps have become pretty popular over the past few weeks. The Litecoin and Decred developers made major progress in this regard, and it seems Altcoin Exchange is on the right track as well. According to the latter’s Twitter account, an atomic swap between Ethereum and Bitcoin has been completed successfully. That is a pretty interesting development, considering atomic swaps will remove the need for centralized exchanges altogether. A Bitcoin-Ethereum Atomic Swap …
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Altcoin exchange Poloniex affected by DDOS attack

Until last night, it had been a while until DDoS attacks affected any of the popular bitcoin and altcoin exchanges. The latest reports now indicate that a couple of hours ago, popular bitcoin exchange Poloniex was the target of a strong DDoS attack, which not only took the site offline, but it also affected the API, and therefore forced the exchange to stop carrying out transactions. The announcement was made …
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ShapeShift.IO Now Facilitates BitUSD And BitShares Purchases

The Shapeshift brand has been making itself a household name for many cryptocoin users over the past few months. With the addition of BitUSD and Bitshares the ever expanding network can now facilitate a larger variety of trades. We were sent the following exclusive statement by Emily from Shapeshift outlining how the integration of the two new cryptocurrencies will be not only beneficial to many customers but to also the …
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StealthCoin – progressive and anonymous cryptocurrency

StealthCoin is an cryptocurrency that was launched on July 8th. It features the new X13 energy efficient algorithm, a POS stage after a reasonable POW period, and integration with the Tor network in order to provide true anonymity. There is going to be a small premine of 1% which will be used to fund further development in the coin. StealthCoin (XTS) is currently trading on Bittrex and Cryptoine for 0.00000890 BTC. Resources …
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