15 Apr '13, 2pm

Bitcoin Isn't the Only Cryptocurrency in Town

Bitcoin Isn't the Only Cryptocurrency in Town

In recent weeks, the digital currency Bitcoin has soared and then dipped in value, along the way attracting more public attention than ever before and speculation as to whether it could become an established and widely accepted way to pay for goods and services. But Bitcoin isn’t the only cryptocurrency out there. Several others are also surging in popularity and value, and they claim to offer technical improvements that make them better suited to mainstream use. Some of these competing currencies already represent significant stores of value. The value of a single bitcoin on the most popular exchange was $93.70 at time of publication, and the total value of all bitcoins in circulation just more than $1 billion (it was more than $2 billion at the market’s high point last week). The largest alternative cryptocurrency, litecoins , were worth $2.31 each and $38 million in tot...

Full article: http://mashable.com/2013/04/15/bitcoin-cryptocurrency/

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