The Altcoin News section will cover information regarding differences between altcoins and bitcoins, extra features, market value and more. Altcoins are aptly named as they are an alternative to bitcoins. These multitudes of coins are developed to provide a better substitute to bitcoins and improve on any perceived limitations of bitcoins.
Features like decentralization, peer-to-peer, incentivized mining are included with altcoins as well, but their can mechanisms differ significantly. These coins aim to improve on the few limitations bitcoins have and also add on different functions.
Namecoin was the first altcoin and was introduced in 2011. But now the market is inundated and has over 1500 different digital coins. Altcoin news and its latest updates are covered in this section of our website.