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NeuCoin Gaining 8,000 Users a Day; Will Halve Supply to a Billion Coins

NeuCoin, known as the “2nd Generation Peercoin Fork,” says it has reached over 275,000 users three months after launching its consumer apps and is acquiring more than 8,000 users a day, on track to acquire 2 million users by year-end 2016. The company also announced it will eliminate half of its coin supply and complete consumer distribution in three years. Fewer Tokens To Boost Adoption NeuCoin...

NeuCoin Presale Raising More Than 2,000 Bitcoins

NeuCoin, the highly advertised "2nd Generation Peercoin Fork," has seen a lot of attention lately, particularly from investors. Within the first eight hours of its pre-sale launch, 50 million of the 100 million NeuCoins being offered to the public were sold, raising more than 2,000 BTC. In more interesting news, NeuCoin's backers decided to reduce the maximum buy from 200 to 40 BTC, and at...

The Curious Rise of the Cryptocurrency Netcoin

A dozen websites could be devoted to the proliferation of alternative cryptocoins and still many would never get any coverage at all. Typically, a coin must do something extraordinary to be considered worthy of press coverage. Media outlets worry about the probability of a coin being a "pump and dump scheme" whose only purpose is to enrich its creators before leaving everyone else holding a lot...

PayCoin Promises Unkept

Last month, I reported that PayBase, the subsidiary of GAW Miners responsible for the administration of PayCoin, would open enrollment for a “buyback program” on the first of February. When that didn't happen, I decided to give them some leeway – the complexity of it all and the end result of so many people getting their promised $20 per coin seemed like it might warrant a reasonable delay. Read...

NuBits Seeks to End Cryptocurrency Volatility with USD Peg

On September 23, Peershares launched NuBits, a digital currency developer Jordan Lee claims will remove the volatility associated with cryptocurrency prices. NuBits hopes to accomplish price stability by separating the coin's currency and voting mechanisms, which will allow developers to tie the currency's value to the value of United States Dollars at a 1:1 ratio. Lee believes NuBits will appeal...

Bitcoin News in Review: Price Drops, Apple Pay, Peercoin, and More

Bitcoin News in Review: Price Drops, Apple Pay, Peercoin, and More

Welcome back to another Bitcoin News in Review, where we feature some of the biggest stories of the week here on CryptoCoins News. This week, we saw a substantial drop in the bitcoin price, saw Walmart and Best Buy reject Apple Pay, saw a surge in the Peercoin price, and more. Check out this Bitcoin News in Review after the break. [divider]CCN[/divider] Bitcoin Price Drop   At the time of...

Darkcoin Price Falls to 30 Day Low; Peercoin Briefly Rises to #4

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The Darkcoin price exploded during May, rising more than 2000% in less than a month. Since its rise, Darkcoin has consistently remained among the altcoin heavyweights, despite a price decline. However, the Darkcoin price downtrend is becoming a concern for investors, as Darkcoin's market cap has fallen below that of another coin that until recently had been slumping, Peercoin. As the Darkcoin...

Weekly Altcoin News Update: Vericoin Price Rise, Cryptsy USD Trading, and More

This marks the first installment of the CCN Weekly Altcoin News Update, which will profile altcoin news stories that have flown under-the-radar, but deserve coverage. This week's update examines the impressive rise of the Vericoin price, the introduction of Cryptsy USD markets, and a new Peercoin marketing campaign crowdsourced by the community. [divider]CCN[/divider] Vericoin Price Rises...

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