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Atomic Wallet Plans to Start Supporting Monero (XMR)




According to the recent reports, Atomic Wallet has decided to start supporting Monero (XMR) in the near future. This addition of a new crypto to the multi-assets wallet will arrive within the next two weeks, according to the Wallet’s announcement.

Atomic Wallet to add Monero to its list

Monero (XMR) is one of the cryptos with the strongest focus on privacy and anonymity around. This is exactly why many have chosen it to be their crypto of choice, despite the fact that Monero doesn’t get the same kind of attention as the other digital coins.

Of course, such strong focus on user privacy and its untraceable nature have made Monero one of the favorite cryptos of the dark web as well, where it is being used for the purchase of illegal goods and services. Naturally, this does not sit well with the governments around the world, since they are at a serious disadvantage when it comes to stopping such illegal activities.

With that in mind, it is not that surprising that the exchanges and service-providers that accept Monero usually receive a lot of heat when they announce their support to this coin. That is the biggest reason why not everyone is willing to add support to XMR, which is what makes Atomic Wallet’s decision a big game-changer for this coin.

Atomic Wallet is a multi-assets wallet, which is much more user-friendly than Monero’s own GUI wallet. Still, the crypto community has recently proposed that the wallet does some remodeling, so that the first-time users can find their way around. As part of the changes that the wallet has decided to make, it also came to a decision to add a few extra coins, with Monero being one of them, and the other being QTUM, which was already added on June 25.

Not only that but the wallet announced on Twitter that they will also support XMR – BTC swaps, which will arrive in the next two months. These swaps are called atomic swaps, and they basically use smart contract to enable the direct exchange of cryptos. The part that makes them different from regular exchanges is the fact that these transactions are not supervised. They can be done cross-chain, or even off-chain completely.

Return of Monero via atomic swaps

The first atomic swap like this was made in September of the last year, and it involved the exchange of Litecoin and Decred. Since then, this kind of swaps gained a lot of popularity, and Litecoin’s Charlie Lee did it again with Bitcoin.

Now, the same will be possible with Monero, which will become a big game-changer, considering Monero’s privacy-focused nature. Not only that, but it will also allow Monero to rise again, without the need to be accepted by the exchange in order to become a part of the exchanging process.

Unsurprisingly, Monero’s community has welcomed this development with open arms, as their coin of choice will once again expand its field of usefulness.

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XNO Token of Xeno NFT Hub listed on Bithumb Korea Exchange



Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 25th January, 2021, // ChainWire //

Xeno Holdings Limited ( ), a blockchain solutions company based in Hong Kong, has announced the listing of its ecosystem utility token XNO on the ‘Bithumb Korea’ cryptocurrency exchange on January 21st 2021.

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The Xeno NFT Hub project team includes former members of the technology project Yosemite X based in San Francisco and professionals such as Gabby Dizon who is a games industry expert and NFT space influencer based in Southeast Asia.

NFT(Non-Fungible Token) technology has recently gained huge focus in the blockchain arena and beyond, making waves in the online gaming sector, the art world, and the digital copyrights industry in recent years. The strongest feature of NFTs is that “NFTs are unique digital assets that cannot be replaced or forged”. Unlike fungible tokens such as Bitcoin or Ether, NFTs are not interchangeable for other tokens of the same type but instead each NFT has a unique value and specific information that cannot be replaced. This fact makes NFTs the perfect solution to record and prove ownership of digital and real-world items like works of art, game items, limited-edition collectibles, and more.

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Should Crypto Projects Devote Resources to Community Growth and Marketing?



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XENO starts VIP NFT trading service and collaborates with contemporary artist Hiro Yamagata



Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 24th December, 2020, // ChainWire //

The XENO NFT Hub ( will provide a crypto-powered digital items and collectables trading platform allowing users to create, buy, and sell NFTs. Additionally it will support auction based listings, governance and voting mechanisms, trade history tracking, user rating and other advanced features.

As a first step towards its fully comprehensive service, XENO NFT Hub launched a recent VIP service to select users and early adopters in December 2020 with plans for a full Public Beta to open in June 2021. 

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