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

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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.

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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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