Reporting on the latest litecoin news and analysis. Litecoin is the world’s second largest cryptocurrency. As well as litecoin network data, we provide guides on buying litecoin, news on mining litecoin as well as trading tips.

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Litecoin Successfully Activates SegWit

| Alyssa Hertig

The litecoin network has officially upgraded its code to support Segregated Witness, enabling users to send news kinds of transactions today.

Litecoin Mining Pool Disappears, Stoking Fears of Fraud

| Stan Higgins

A litecoin mining pool seemingly pulled the plug over the weekend, stoking accusations of theft and fraud.

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Litecoin is Giving New Life to Bitcoin’s Most Experimental Tech

| Alyssa Hertig

An upgrade to the litecoin codebase is inspiring new strategies from blockchain developers seeking eventually to build on bitcoin.

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The Litening: Will Litecoin Be the First Big Blockchain With Lightning?

| Alyssa Hertig

A new test version of the Lightning Network launched today, marking a step toward a long-awaited live debut on a major cryptocurrency.

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Litecoin’s SegWit Activation: Why it Matters and What’s Next

| Alyssa Hertig

SegWit, a highly anticipated code change, is set to lock-in on the public litecoin blockchain today. Here's what you need to know.

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8-Hour Miner Meeting Ends With Litecoin Scaling Agreement

| Pete Rizzo

Litecoin’s scaling debate may be coming to an end.

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Litecoin’s Emerging Scaling Debate Explained

| Alyssa Hertig

Litecoin is now playing a role in bitcoin's scaling debate. Here's our easy overview of the developing situation and why it matters.

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Litecoin Moves Within 5% of its SegWit Activation Threshold

| Garrett Keirns

The litecoin network appears to be on the cusp of enacting a technical upgrade that would boost the capacity of its network.

Litecoin Prices Jump 70% as Market Cap Adds Over $100 Million

| Charles Bovaird

Litecoin prices surged nearly 70% today, ending months of stagnated market activity.

Litecoin Moves to Adopt Bitcoin’s SegWit Scaling Upgrade

| Stan Higgins

Segregated witness, originally proposed as a workaround solution to the bitcoin scaling issue, is moving closer to rollout on the litecoin network.