Tag: Atomic Swaps

Altcoin.io Unveils Updated Version of New Atomic Swap Wallet

On its website, Altcoin.io advertises itself as “a truly decentralized exchange. Built by traders, for traders.” Recently, the company released an updated version of its atomic swap wallet. As CEO Andrew Gazdecki told The Merkle, “it’s basically a decentralized version of www.shapeshift.io via atomic swaps.” The concept piqued our interest, so we decided to write up this exclusive covering the specs of this nascent platform. Here’s what we found. A New …
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What Is BarterDEX?

Over the past few months, we have seen multiple cryptocurrency developers explore opportunities in the world of atomic swaps. Rather than using centralized exchange platforms, an atomic swap allows people to intermittently exchange cryptocurrencies in a decentralized manner. BarterDEX is one of several decentralized interfaces which aims to support atomic swaps in the future. More importantly, this platform is already live right now, even though few people have paid much attention …
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3 Reasons to Get Excited About the Future of Litecoin

Although most people will look at the current Litecoin price action as a pump-and-dump, there are some genuine reasons to get excited about this currency moving forward. Similar to any other altcoin, there are some interesting developments underway as we speak. A recent Medium post highlighted some of the upcoming changes, and we have listed a few of the points below. 3. More Atomic Swaps It is evident Litecoin has successfully set …
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Litecoin Price Soars to $62 as Atomic Swaps Become More Feasible

Although this has been brewing for quite some time, the Litecoin price finally broke through the US$60 ceiling yesterday. After a few weeks of seemingly trading sideways, LTC has finally picked up the pace and started moving in the right direction. With Litecoin currently sitting at US$62.52, things are looking quite good for this particular altcoin. Moreover, the Litecoin market cap has grown substantially as well and is knocking on the door of US$3.3 billion. …
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