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Aeron (ARN) Takes Flight: Up Over 50% on the Day

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Aeron (ARN) caught air on some good news this weekend, soaring over 50% in a 24 hour period. Achieving a price of nearly US $.64 at its peak, this little-known altcoin led the fleet of cryptocurrencies available on Binance, showing the highest positive 24-hour percentage change on October 6th.

Ranking in at number 404 on coinmarketcap.com, you can forgive yourself for not knowing much (or anything) about this platform for improving flight safety. If you happen to be one of their lucky hodlers, however, you are likely flying high on the news of your investment finally getting off the ground.

With a circulating supply of 13 million coins, and a total market cap of US $7.7 Million, Aeron (ARN) shows a total trading volume of nearly US$17 Million in the past 24 hour period.

But what is Aeron (ARN)?

Quite simply, Aeron (ARN) is blockchain for aviation safety. While flying is generally considered among the safest ways to travel, there are still over 3,000 accidents in the industry each year, putting countless numbers of lives at risk.

Over 2 Million people fly each day on over 100,000 flights globally. Whether for business or pleasure, flying has become an indispensable mode of travel for the world’s population. The need for increased safety is paramount to the industry. And Aeron believes it has a solution to the largest factor creating in-flight accidents.

Flight records have historically been manipulated for various reasons. Forged logs can give a pilot an illusion of experience, or save maintenance costs on planes and equipment in need of service. This manipulation creates a bigger problem than you may think, and until now, there has been no easy remedy to this long-standing problem.

With Aeron (ARN) and blockchain technology, distortion or forgery of log data along with data loss, are eliminated. Pilots, maintenance organizations and fixed base operators can log their verifiable information onto blockchain. Transparent information is easily communicated to authorities and safety is improved.

So what caused the dramatic rise in price?

An important roadmap milestone was reached over the past day(s) involving Aeron’s (ARN) Aviation Authority portal development. After intensive discussions with aviation authorities in the European Union, electronic logbooks were established as a recognized tool for the industry. While paper logs are still deemed necessary, EASA/FAA compliant blockchain log entries as published by the Aeron (ARN) team were well received and found complete.

As a result of these discussions, the Aviation Authority portal (a company effort to balance privacy with permission access to flight records) is now under development. This important milestone marks another achievement of the Aeron (ARN) team, in line with the company’s ambitious roadmap.

The Sky is the limit.

Aeron (ARN) can be found on a number of exchanges, including Binance, Gate.io, KuCoin, and others. The ARN token is supported by an equal number of multi-asset wallets. You can join their communities on Twitter, Reddit, Telegraph, Facebook and more.

With confidence renewed, Aeron (ARN) has found the lift necessary to get their little plane off the ground. And with fair skies projected for the remainder of the flight, investors are free to unfasten their belts and roam around the cabin. While investors should take note of their exits and mind the instructions offered preflight by the steward/stewardess, the view from the little windows on this airborne altcoin must be spectacular from these heights… and the sky, as they say, is the limit.

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Disclaimer: This article should not be taken as, and is not intended to provide, investment advice. Global Coin Report and/or its affiliates, employees, writers, and subcontractors are cryptocurrency investors and from time to time may or may not have holdings in some of the coins or tokens they cover. Please conduct your own thorough research before investing in any cryptocurrency and read our full disclaimer.

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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.  

Karatbars International and GSB Gold Standard Banking Corporation…

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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
  • Exchange manipulation
  • 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.

Another huge risk is having to deal with…

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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.

Facebook’s most popular messenger, WhatsApp, has approximately 1.5 billion monthly users.  This application is…

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