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2019 Will Be a Big Year for Luxcore

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With the recent surge of Bitcoin in the last few weeks, many traders are hoping for a more profitable year than 2018.  Even if that comes to fruition, my advice over the past year remains the same.  Traders must look for companies and projects that offer blockchain solutions with real-world use and complete transparency.  One company that meets both of those requirements is Luxcore (LUX).

What is Luxcore?

Luxcore is a blockchain solutions and services ecosystem that focuses on developing security and privacy products.  The Luxcore platform utilizes the PHI2 algorithm powered blockchain to build a wide variety of product offerings.  One of the platform’s primary goals is to help close the gap between regular consumers and enterprise users by introducing specific use-cases for each group of users.

Exciting Roadmap for 2019

As mentioned earlier, one of the absolute requirements of building a successful blockchain project is to be fully and completely transparent.  Luxcore certainly meets that requirement with the introduction of their most recent roadmap.

The roadmap does a great job of showing which projects are in development, how far along each project is, and the expected completion date of each project.  With this, LUX traders and potentially interested consumers can follow along and monitor the status of projects that they are especially interested in.

Since many crypto projects have inevitably disappointed the market, offering a fully transparent roadmap is an important step in rebuilding that trust.  Luxcore is certainly headed in the right direction.

Revenue Generating Projects

There is no doubt that 2017 created a cryptocurrency frenzy which saw many new companies and projects attempt to enter the space.  And while more competition is good, many of these projects simply haven’t panned out the way enthusiasts would have hoped.  As we move ahead, only the best will survive.  That’s why it’s imperative that blockchain based projects focus on developing solutions that will generate revenue.  And then market those solutions to enterprises as opposed to worrying about whether crypto traders will be interested.  Luxcore is doing just that.

Although the company has many exciting projects in the queue, the three that have big potential are:

  • LuxGate – Peer-to-peer cross-blockchain platform. Alpha release expected in Q2.
  • Parallel Masternode Network – Decentralized File Storage system built on Luxcore’s original and unique Parallel Masternode Network. It’s important to note that this development represents an additional on-chain layer which will allow for future development of additional products and services.  Beta test is expected in Q2.
  • Proof of Stake (PoS) Web and Mobile Wallets – Luxcore already launched the first-of-its-kind staking web wallet. In addition, the company recently released their unique PoS mobile wallet for Android and iOS.  By the end of June, Luxcore plans to update both the web and mobile versions of the wallet to support an on-chain token management feature.  Once the update and legal agreements are completed, Luxcore will begin to license the combined staking web and mobile wallet solution.

If consumers wish to check out the wallets, they can do so here:  Android and iOS.

Optimization of Smart Contracts

In addition to LuxGate and the Parallel Masternode Network, the company’s effort to optimize its smart contract system should pay huge dividends in the future.  Although smart contracts are already enabled on the Luxcore blockchain, the company is working on the system in an effort to improve transaction processing speed (TPS).  TPS is a big deal and is one of the primary criticisms of Bitcoin (BTC), that it simply can’t go mainstream until it gets faster.

Luxcore will be able to double the processing speed by implementing Proof of Work and PoS hashing functions.

Final Thoughts

Transparency, transparency, transparency.  Luxcore has laid out a detailed roadmap listing all the projects, progress, and expected completion dates in 2019.  Enterprise users and crypto enthusiasts will be able to monitor the company’s progress as it begins the journey toward becoming a transformative, industry-leading, revenue generating, blockchain solution provider.

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KaratGold Proves Its Business Model By Providing Official Documents

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There has been a lot of renewed enthusiasm in the cryptocurrency market thanks mainly to Bitcoin’s strong move about 10,000.  Although Bitcoin continues to show its dominance, the altcoin market has yet to benefit from that rally.  A few of the largest altcoins remain popular but the rest of the market continues to lag behind.  In 2018, there was a lot of talk regarding a possible altcoin apocalypse where only the strong would survive.  That prediction appears to be playing out as expected.  Going forward, only the best projects that have a real world need will survive.  Crypto traders will have to spend a lot of their time doing proper research in order to find the best opportunities, just like in all financial markets.  One promising project that appears to have the makings of a future winner is KaratGold Coin.

KaratGold Background

KaratGold Coin is a cryptocurrency developed by the reputable German company Karatbars International, which maintains a leading position in the market of small gold items and investments. The project is part of a larger ecosystem, which involves several blockchain solutions that can be used for transactions, communication, investing and other tasks. During the past few weeks, however, the KaratGold ecosystem has been a target of unsavory scam allegations.  

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ICTE May Bring About Sweeping Changes for Cryptocurrency Exchanges

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Cryptocurrency has taken the world by storm during the last few years. An entirely new financial market was created almost overnight which has captured the imagination of all its participants. Cryptocurrency is even starting to attract institutional money from investment banks, hedge funds, and other proprietary trading firms. Despite the rapid growth, traders remain extremely frustrated by having to deal with the fragmented nature of centralized crypto exchanges.

A Change is Needed

When cryptocurrency first began, there weren’t many participants and the trading volume was relatively insignificant. But, over time, that has radically changed. Some tokens now have a capitalization in the billions and are being traded 24-7 by institutions all over the world. Despite the volume, significant problems exist with the current way that exchanges work. Some of those problems include the following:

  • Constant fear of hackers
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  • Fragmented liquidity
  • Risk of identity theft

One of the biggest issues regarding centralized exchanges is the risk of being hacked. These hack stories seem to always be circulating around the internet. While experienced traders may have the tools to avoid becoming a victim, potential new traders have zero interest in dealing with this. And it’s not just the small exchanges that are at risk. Even large exchanges, such as Mt. Gox and Binance, are subject to being hacked.

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SonicX and Dash Could Challenge Facebook’s Libra for Global Payments Market Share

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When Satoshi Nakamoto unveiled Bitcoin to the world, the dream was always for Bitcoin to serve as a new universal currency.  It would be free from the bureaucracy of governments.  And free from the tyranny of the old-world financial cartels.  Although the dream hasn’t yet materialized, it comes closer and closer with each passing day.

One of the biggest roadblocks for Bitcoin has been scalability.  At a speed of approximately 7 transactions per second, Bitcoin lags behind other cryptocurrencies like Ripple and global payment processors like Visa.  Many expect the lightning network to have a positive impact on Bitcoin’s TPS but until that comes to fruition, mass adoption will likely need another significant development.

Libra Currency Announcement

One development that could help pave the way toward mass adoption is the launch of the Libra currency.  Libra is expected to go live during the first half of 2020 according to Facebook’s June announcement.  According to Facebook, Libra will make sending money online cheaper and faster.  It will also have a hand in improving access to financial services, especially for the unbanked.  Given Facebook’s global reach, including many third world countries, providing financial access to the unbanked could provide a huge spark to global economies.  Additionally, it could provide the growth spark that cryptocurrency needs.

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