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Can Verge (XVG) Regain Its Previous Glory with Continued Adoption?

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As Bitcoin struggles to rise above $7000 mark, the entire crypto market seems to be staggering and several altcoins are having a hard time to stay in the green zone for long. Teams behind influencing altcoins are actively working on improvements, listings, integration plans and of course, adoption. Such a crypto project which has a team that never rests is Verge (XVG).

After the 51% attack that weakened its position as a promising and secure privacy coin, Verge is desperately looking to redeem itself. At present Verge and other notable cryptocurrencies are going through the toughest bearish markets. Crypto enthusiasts believe that a new and better time for cryptos might just be around the corner. Verge has hinted towards a few new partnerships as well as integration to its platform which seems to have working well for its markets for a while. Its evident that the scrypt-based privacy coin is working hard to establish the trust factor once again.

Potential of Verge Coin

Verge has a dedicated community and it is that community which helps avoid Verge markets to plummet. Many of Verge supporters are constantly spreading the positive news (not FUD) across the crypto media. All of this because many cryptocurrency enthusiasts believe in Verge’s potential. Verge’s blockchain is said to be really fast and it’s quite scalable as compared to Bitcoin. Cost of transactions is also negligible when it comes to Verge cryptocurrency. It’s a cryptocurrency that was made for everyday use hence, their team strives for large adoptions and sufficient partnerships with projects sharing the same ideology. The main purpose for Verge team is to make it an improved version of bitcoin with better features such as speed, efficiency and making a decentralized transaction without hampering user’s privacy.

Australian Brand Bamb-U Gets in a Partnership with Verge (XVG)

People who have been keeping a close eye on Verge’s last week activities must know that they’ve been working out on several important goals which also includes major exchange listings as well. The news of an Australian brand called Bamb-U which deals in unique wooden watches accepting Verge as a mode of payment has proved that XVG adoption is spreading at its own healthy pace. The company Bamb-U is the leading brand of bamboo and watches in Australia. The company has not only announced to accept XVG but also chose its another crypto partner TokenPay to facilitate its user’s privacy and security.

Verge’s Recent Exchange Listings

After the recent hacking attempt which is being addressed as the 51% attack, Verge’s activities and its community are keeping it alive. Verge and its community members have announced a lot many exchange listings these few days on twitter. A newly opened Dutch crypto exchange which is about to become functional soon has listed Verge. The privacy coin’s trading also got re-enabled on Changelly claiming that trading conditions have now stabilized and functioning normally. Probably the best thing for Verge is to reach more markets than it already has as an attempt to expand its reach. For that reason, Verge coin got listed on a Brazilian cryptocurrency exchange called coin2001. By getting listed on this particular exchange, Verge has successfully entered the Latin American markets.

Verge’s Current market position

As crypto markets all over the world show red signs of bearish trends, altcoins are not expected to be in a better shape than Bitcoin. At the time of writing, Verge is ranked as the 34th largest crypto I the world according to CoinMarketCap data. The total market capital for Verge is close to $430 million while its exchange volume for the past 24 hours has reduced to $10.38 million. The individual price for Verge has reached close to $0.286 but its falling at a rate of 1.36%. Verge is listed on some of the biggest crypto exchanges such as Cryptopia, HitBTC, Upbit, Yobit and Nova Exchange from where traders can buy XVG with their ETH or BTC.

Conclusion

As far as these constant developments go, Verge is showing a lot of potential for a privacy-focused blockchain project that has been hacked twice in a short span. Crypto enthusiasts and Verge community members are peeling their eyes waiting for another milestone achievement which seems to be upcoming after their negotiations with RSK smart is complete.

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Reasons Why You Are Much Safer When Crypto Trading on Dexes

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While many cryptocurrencies aim to bring the change to the world by bringing full decentralization, one aspect of the crypto space still remains mostly centralized, and that is the way they are exchanged. Most crypto exchanges are centralized companies, where traders and investors need to deposit their coins for safekeeping. This is a risky way to handle the funds, as exchanges remain susceptible to hacks and theft, as many realized recently, after the hack of the world’s largest exchange by trading volume, Binance.

During the hack, around 7,000 BTC (over $40 million) was taken, and sent to multiple wallets, never to be seen again — for now, at least. The hack also came as quite a shock, as Binance was known for its efficiency, security, and high levels of confidence. It also made people realize that their coins are not really theirs if they need to rely on third parties, such as exchanges, to keep them safe. As a result, many are now turning away from centralized exchanges, and are heading towards decentralized ones — also known as DEXes.

Here are some reasons why you might want to consider doing the same.

1. True ownership of your coins

The crypto community has a saying: “not your keys, not your coins.” The saying is now more relevant than ever, but it does not apply on DEXes. Decentralized exchanges

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Crypto Billionaire Predicts Massive Price Growth by 2021

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Crypto prices are once again going up, and Bitcoin has just passed a major resistance level at $6,000. With a situation like that, it is not surprising that everyone in the crypto community is looking forward to the future, wondering what to expect in years to come. Many experts have already given their predictions, some more optimistic than others, but almost all bullish.

Crypto billionaire Mike Novogratz has always been very supportive of cryptocurrencies, and very bullish on Bitcoin. He recently stated that he sees the coins’ prices triple in the following 18 months, meaning that Bitcoin’s return to $20,000 might not be far away, according to him.

He noted that Bitcoin is back to $6,000 after its price hit as low as $3,100 only a few months ago. These days, Novogratz does not believe Bitcoin will return to such lows unless there is a devastating exchange hack or a major shift in regulations. Of course, there was a big hack that had the potential to damage the coin’s price, only days ago. The world’s largest crypto exchange by trading volume, Binance, saw a significant security breach which resulted in a theft of 7,000 BTC.

However, so far, the coin did not react negatively to this incident. While Novogratz believed that such an event would shatter the new confidence in BTC, it simply did not happen. However, he…

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TokenRoll (TKR) Platform Will Take Online Casinos to the Next Level

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Corporate executives are turning to blockchain technology more than ever in an attempt to revolutionize the business world.  Although blockchain is still a relatively new concept, that hasn’t stopped more and more companies from jumping on the bandwagon.  This hot new technology has quickly gained a reputation for providing greater transparency, enhanced security, improved traceability, increased efficiency, and low costs.  One industry that could certainly benefit from decentralization is the online gambling market, specifically, online casinos.  TokenRoll (TKR) has developed a platform that appears to offer a promising alternative to centralized casinos.

Problems with Centralized Casinos

The primary reason why blockchain technology is being implemented so quickly is because it solves a lot of the problems typically associated with the traditional business model.  And online casinos are no different.  It still needs to be said that centralized casinos have proven that there is a great demand for online gambling.  The market is growing faster than anyone could have predicted, and future opportunities appear very promising and lucrative.  But industries are continually evolving and this one is no different.

A few of the problems facing centralized casinos include the following:

  • Little to no transparency
  • Consumer lack of confidence
  • Privacy concerns
  • 48-72 hour wait time for withdrawals

These are four monumental issues that need to be addressed quickly given the global growth of the market.  Casinos need to…

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