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After Making a Deal with MindGeek, Verge (XVG) Now Wants Spotify too

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Crypto enthusiasts only had a week to adjust to Verge’s recent victory involving the adoption of cryptos, when Verge (XVG) decided that they are still not done with their business deals. Another collaboration may be entered quite soon.

It has been a week since Verge managed to enter the partnership with MindGeek, which was considered to be one of the greatest victories for cryptos to date. However, this currency is not showing any signs of stopping when it comes to achieving what was seen as nearly impossible only a few years ago. They are now considering making the next historic deal, and this time, the aim is set at the music streaming giant – Spotify.

Verge wants Spotify

Verge core member which is in charge of recruitment and social media, Cees Van Dam, has decided to call out to XVG’s community. Van Dam wanted the VergeFam to add their support to a campaign that has a goal of getting Spotify to adopt cryptos as well.

He posted a tweet in which he asked XVG’s followers to give their thoughts and vote on a new proposal that would demand that Spotify makes a formal evaluation of Verge cryptocurrency. The goal of this act is to determine whether XVG is good enough to be added to this music streaming platform.

The tweet received a lot of support and attention and was retweeted and favorited several hundreds of times.

A Verge volunteer that goes by “Dan” is the one responsible for this suggestion. He pointed out to Spotify that partnership between Verge and MindGeek was a “monumental accomplishment”. He also called the potential partnership with Spotify “a huge business opportunity”.

Another thing that Dan informed Spotify of is the fact that any positive outcome regarding the proposal would be supported by Verge’s enormous community. The community itself is constantly searching the Internet in search of new resources, all for the purpose of letting the consumers take full advantage of every new partnership.

The idea of partnership gains popularity

There is a great chance that Spotify will see the potential that this offer carries. The suggestion proposed by Dan is one of the highest ranking ideas on Spotify’s page called “Top Ideas“. Whether the company chooses to act on this idea or not, they will definitely at least see it.

VergeFam’s members seem to be extremely encouraged by Verge’s recent successes, and it would seem that they have even developed a habit of finding the new potential partners for Verge. Not only that, but the members themselves choose to take the first step when it comes to approaching the companies that might make a good match.

There were many suggestions that appeared recently, and some of the most important ones include Tinder, as well as Stripe. The wish list also treats Netflix as one of the most desired potential partners, but whether one or more of these companies will be interested still remains to be seen.

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Investors Beware: Another Large Bitcoin Crash Might Be Coming

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The crypto prices have surged quite high in the last few months. Of course, their progress is nowhere near the one seen in 2017, but they appear to be getting there, one day at the time. However, things might not be as simple as that, and according to recent performance — it is more than possible that a major Bitcoin crash is incoming.

The fact is that cryptos saw a massive amount of growth in a very short period. Bitcoin itself more than doubled its price in only two months. Now, the rally is starting to crash in on itself, and the coin is already about $1,000 lower than last week. If such development does come to pass, a lot of people will experience quite large losses, although experienced investors might find some opportunities, and leverage in order to enhance their holdings’ long-term value.

For example, Bitcoin dominance is expected to crash very quickly, which will work in favor of quite a lot of altcoins. While this does not seem to be the best time to invest in BTC, altcoins are another story, and diversifying a portfolio now might end up being very profitable in days to come.

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Top 3 Coins to Buy Before They Go Big

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Crypto bulls are back, that much is clear. The long-lasting, harsh crypto winter is gone, and the new era in digital currency sector opens up some rather interesting opportunities. With many more bull runs expected to come in months ahead, a lot of coins are likely to blow up and maybe even hit new all-time highs, although that still remains purely theoretical.

On the other hand, the fact is that numerous coins are seeing prices that were not achieved since early 2018, and the overall momentum remains bullish. With that in mind, even if new records do not come for a very long time — chances are that many of the coins will blow up enough for investors to see some serious gains in months to come. As a result, investing in some of these coins now might be a very profitable decision, for those who have the patience to wait a few months. Here are some of the projects believed to have the greatest potential to go big in the second half of 2019 and beyond.

1. TRON (TRX)

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Can Crypto Credit Cards Disrupt the Fight Against Financial Crime?

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It is commonly known that the world of finances has the biggest problem with the crime of all existing industries around the world. It has been so throughout history. While the financial world has evolved, so did the criminal activities, and they continue to be an issue. With the arrival of cryptocurrencies, many were hoping that financial crime might be disrupted. However, for now, at least, it appears that cryptos themselves cannot find a way to resolve issues such as international money laundering.

In fact, when it comes to money laundering, the crypto sector appears to be the weakest link, especially because of the nature of digital currencies. The anonymity that cryptos are being praised for means that anyone can get a payment from an unknown source from anywhere in the world. This method can then be used for financing drug trafficking, cyberattacks, terrorists, and more.

Until recently, it was not easy for bad actors to make use of cryptocurrencies obtained for illegal purposes. The number of merchants willing to accept the coins was low, and criminals were forced to find a way to exchange crypto into fiat currencies. However, this came with a set of issues, such as taking foreign exchange risks and then sending the money through wallets and exchanges to a banking system that would allow withdrawal. The banking account was the biggest obstacle here,…

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