Litecoin

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    Litecoin (LTC or Ł) is a peer-to-peer cryptocurrency and open source software project released under the MIT/X11 license. Creation and transfer of coins is based on an open source cryptographic protocol and is not managed by any central authority. While inspired by, and in most regards technically nearly identical to Bitcoin (BTC), Litecoin has some technical improvements over Bitcoin, and most other major cryptocurrencies, such as the adoption of Segregated Witness, and the Lightning Network. These effectively allow a greater number of transactions to be processed by the network in a given time, reducing potential bottlenecks.

    TypePrivate
    Founded2011
    HQMA, US
    Websitelitecoin.com

    Latest Updates

    Employees (est.) (Jan 2021)20
    Cybersecurity ratingBMore

    Key People/Management at Litecoin

    Charlie Lee

    Charlie Lee

    Creator

    Litecoin Office Locations

    Litecoin has an office in
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    Litecoin Financials and Metrics

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    Founding Date

    2011

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    Litecoin (LTC)
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    Litecoin Cybersecurity Score

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    85/100

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    Litecoin Online and Social Media Presence

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    Litecoin News and Updates

    First Mover: Don’t Like $34K Bitcoin? Stellar, Litecoin Yet to Conquer Old Highs

    Though bitcoin's rally has lost some steam, many traders are still in a bullish mood – and shifting to alternative cryptocurrencies known as "altcoins" whose prices have yet to clear all-time highs from years past.

    Above $100: Litecoin Hits Highest Price Since Summer 2019

    Litecoin hasn't been in three figures since its second mining reward halving in 2019.

    Binance to List Options Contracts for Litecoin

    Binance said user demand prompted the new listing.

    Litecoin Flips Bitcoin Cash in Crypto Rankings With Rally to 9-Month Highs

    Litecoin is now the seventh-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization after a rise to $75.

    In Effort to Differentiate, Litecoin Makes a Move to Privacy

    Litecoin (LTC) founder Charlie Lee told CoinDesk in an interview the project is now looking to adopt key privacy-enhancing features, which he sees as increasingly attractive to cryptocurrency users.

    Pornhub Adds Bitcoin and Litecoin Payments for Premium Content

    Pornhub, the popular adult entertainment site, has (at last) added bitcoin as a payment option.
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    Litecoin Blogs

    Litecoin MimbleWimble October Update

    Litecoin MimbleWimble October Update The testnet has been running for a month now and has highlighted the areas where more work is needed. Several bugs were found as a result, which means the early testnet launch was highly valuable. After sorting out the most critical bugs (thanks to the help of a…

    Paypal Adds Litecoin.

    Paypal Adds Litecoin. Ever since the initial murmurings and quietly published patents from back in 2014/15, many had been wondering when paypal would finally take the dive into the emerging world of cryptocurrencies. Well that time has come with the company announcing that it is launching a new serv…

    Litecoin Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was Litecoin founded?

      Litecoin was founded in 2011.

    • Who are Litecoin key executives?

      Litecoin's key executives are Charlie Lee.

    • How many employees does Litecoin have?

      Litecoin has 20 employees.

    • Who are Litecoin competitors?

      Competitors of Litecoin include MobileCoin, NEO and IOTA.

    • Where are Litecoin offices?

      Litecoin has an office in.

    • How many offices does Litecoin have?

      Litecoin has 1 office.