Connect with us

Blogs

All the Things that Make Lisk (LSK) a Great Investment

Published

on

Lisk
READ LATER - DOWNLOAD THIS POST AS PDF

Although Lisk (LSK) has been dropping for some time now, we can’t miss on thinking about all the great things this currency has to offer for its investors. Even though LSK is currently being traded in the red at this moment, it is more than evident that the majority of currencies are dropping and suffering from losses as well. That is how we decided to list all the things that make Lisk one of the top players in the world of cryptocurrencies. That should at the same time remind us that a crypto isn’t always about the highest price, even though that counts as well. Furthermore, Lisk is considered to be one of the top investments currently available on the market, so we’ve decided to list all the things that make Lisk unique in the world of hundreds of cryptos.

Lisk as a Fork

It all happened when Max Kordek and Oliver Beddows took the control over Lisk, which was a new product forked from what was currently known as Crypti. Before Lisk, there was Crypti; however, in 2016, Lisk was created as a fork derived from this project.

Ever since, the team has been working on creating a blockchain-based open-source platform that will allow users to easily create and deploy decentralized applications, which Lisk now represents.

According to the dev team behind this project, their main objective while preparing LSK to get launched as an ICO while also working on perfecting the platform was to create a digital asset with a digital blockchain environment that could pose a challenge to Ethereum, given the fact that Ethereum is still considered to be the leading platform when it comes to smart contract operations and Dapp deployment.

What is maybe the most interesting thing about the statement that Lisk is aiming to pose a challenge to the second-best cryptocurrencies to currently exist, is the fact that later on in 2018, the former CEO of Ethereum along with another ETH member joined to the team behind Lisk.

Lisk’s Partnership with Microsoft

What many do not know is that Lisk partnered up with Microsoft way back in 2016. Basically, there are a few good ways of sky-rocketing a currency, but if you are looking for the best way, partnering up with a corporate giant is surely one of them.

The partnership between the two was made in order for Microsoft to a get a blockchain-based protocol that would be able to power up Azure Program by using a blockchain solution, Azure Cloud.

At the time, Microsoft was taking an initiative into creating a BaaS (Blockchain-as-a-Service) set under Azure that would, later on, simplify the making and deployment of decentralized applications that were of that time able to be easily programmed and created by using JavaScript.

That being said, Lisk had a lot to gain from this partnership as now this platform had a more scalable solution for creating decentralized applications.

The only thing needed in order to create any type of decentralized application was to gain the access to Azure cloud computing network that was powered up by Microsoft’s technology.

Moreover, Lisk users were also able to use customizable blockchains, join the Internet of Things and create different Dapps in a simplified way.

Lisk Found a Way of Dealing with Slow Network Time

What many developers and crypto enthusiasts, and even laymen, noticed when it came to the way blockchain platforms work, they all noticed one thing while observing major, much older currencies, such as Ethereum and Bitcoin. Apparently, these currencies with their platforms and operating blockchains had issues with network bloating.

That means that the network time would get much slower over time during the increased traffic on a given blockchain network.

The most often issue with bloating networks usually occurs due to having many transactions on a single blockchain network, being processed at the same time. That is how the network gets “jammed” and as a consequence also slower in performance, which is what nobody wants to get from a decentralized blockchain-operated ecosystem.

That is how Lisk dev team decided to learn on other cryptos’ mistakes, and as a consequence, we were introduced to side chains. Side chains are a fantastic way of solving the issue of bloated networks.

That is the case because, due to the existence of side chains, the records of processing transactions don’t have to be kept on the main chain of a blockchain network, while side chains would take over that role instead. This way, the problem of having slow network time is completely resolved and diminished in the core of the problem.

At the same time, that is how Lisk is holding an advantage in oppose to similar networks.

Lisk Hub and Lisk

Last, but not the least, Lisk can be proud of the newly developed update for Lisk. This time with the new update, all users will be able to enjoy a smoother user experience. That is because the dev team behind this currency and its platform has decided to change the interface for improved functionality, that way making the interface more user-friendly.

However, what is most important in this story is that the newly updated LiskHub has some amazing features that will in many ways improve the overall experience of LSK users. Some of the features mentioned include lock ID and account initialization, but the list of features doesn’t stop there.

How is Lisk doing at the Current Moment?

Ranked as number 21st, just a spot away from getting to the list of top 20 best cryptos, Lisk is currently being traded in the red.

Along with the majority of other digital assets, LSK is dropping in its price on April 6th. After the most recent change in the market that happened in the last 24 hours, Lisk has made a drop of -1% against the dollar.

In addition to dropping against the dollar, LSK is raising against BTC by 1.16%, which means that Bitcoin is going through more serious losses when compared to how well LSK is doing at this moment.

At the current moment, LSK can be bought at the price of 7.91$ per one unit.

We will be updating our subscribers as soon as we know more. For the latest on LSK, sign up below!

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.

Image courtesy of seniorliving.org

Bitcoin

Investors Beware: Another Large Bitcoin Crash Might Be Coming

Published

on

Bitcoin crash
READ LATER - DOWNLOAD THIS POST AS PDF

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.

Bitcoin behavior mirrors the pre-bear market situation

The crash that analysts are predicting right now comes as a direct consequence of all the hype that has been building up in…

Continue Reading

Altcoins

Top 3 Coins to Buy Before They Go Big

Published

on

coins
READ LATER - DOWNLOAD THIS POST AS PDF

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)

Putting TRON on the list should not really surprise anyone, as the project constantly comes up with new project updates, partnerships, and alike. It also constantly breaks records, as is becoming one of the biggest players in the dApp and smart contract development sector.

In the past few…

Continue Reading

Blogs

Can Crypto Credit Cards Disrupt the Fight Against Financial Crime?

Published

on

crypto credit cards
READ LATER - DOWNLOAD THIS POST AS PDF

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,…

Continue Reading

Elite