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Cardano (ADA) is better than Bitcoin, yes, but can it make to the top?

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Cardano (ADA) is a cryptocurrency that is better than Bitcoin due to the fact that it makes use of smart contracts (I’ll shed lights on more reasons why Cardano is better below, too). Cardano (ADA) is a blockchain technology that also makes use of the proof-of-stake and not the proof-of-work. Collectively, if we take a look at other coins including Bitcoin and Ethereum in the crypto sphere, you will notice that these coins continue to attract lots of investors – but the cryptosphere is somehow stable so are these cryptocurrencies too.

The strength of Cardano (ADA) is probably its scientific and academic approach. It is essential to know the cryptocurrency itself travels far-and-wide to reach countries and educate people. Cardano (ADA) is pushing towards becoming one of the top 3 cryptos in the world and even surpassing Bitcoin. The CEO of Cardano (ADA), Charles Hoskinson, aims for the revolution of Cardano and the crypto might become the next big thing in the future.

The Team Behind Cardano (ADA)

3 primary organizations own Cardano (ADA):

The IOHK: The IOHK team is the company that is developing Cardano (ADA) till 2020.
Emurgo: This team focuses on and invests in startups; it is also in charge of building commercial solutions for the platform
The Cardano Foundation: This team is an independent body that is in charge of supporting Cardano investors with all the regulatory and commercial problems.

At the time of writing, the market cap of Cardano (ADA) is $3.46 Billion. Its current price is around $0.133, and the volume (24hr) is $52,794,200. Having reached the top 8th crypto position hasn’t been a smooth journey for the coin thus far.

How Cardano (ADA) Operates

Cardano (ADA) works in two distinct layers: the settlement and computation layer. The settlement layer helps investors to transact the ADA from one wallet to another. On the other hand, the computation layer helps new and old users to have quick access to smart contracts.

It is important to know that all blockchain technologies have just one layer; this makes Cardano different from other cryptocurrencies.

There are lots of advantages to Cardano’s two layers. For instance, the computational layer enables Cardano to adapt to any change. This means that different countries have their own laws and regulations and Cardano can adapt to how vital information is stored and accessed by the rules and laws of any state.

In addition to this, Cardano enables ‘soft forks’ which other major cryptos don’t have.

Cardano’s Consensus Algorithm

For easy understanding, the term ‘consensus algorithm,’ has to do with knowing who achieves the next lock in the cryptocurrency, i.e., users get rewarded for a specific amount of cryptocurrency in their wallet.

One big disadvantage of Bitcoin is that it does not have any interest in the proof-of-stake. Cardano has identified Bitcoin’s fault and has improved on it by producing a proof-of-stake network called Ouroboros. As a result, Cardano can’t be mined, and it will maintain the 45 billion ADA coins that have been distributed to the cryptosphere.

Data Transaction

When it comes to holding and safeguarding vital information and data, Cardano (ADA) is a better than Bitcoin and Ethereum.

Besides, Cardano (ADA) recently produced a multi-layer processing system that allows it tokens to be used either as currencies or storage facilities for contact information.

Cardano, the Next-Generation Cryptocurrency?

Cardano was created to compete with Bitcoin. As stated earlier, the blockchain was created by Charles Hoskinson, the co-founder of Ethereum. Cardano (ADA) operates almost the same way as Ethereum, due to the fact that the platform supports Dapps and smart contracts. There are few things that Cardano aims at; the first is for blockchain technology to be created using the scientific approach.

Secondly, the blockchain platform focuses on regulatory and compliance, scalability, and cross chain integration. Moving forward, Cardano (ADA) also aims to collaborate with other cryptos without the use of third parties, and this helps to:

  • Reduce charges that are imposed by different exchange platforms.
  • Permit faster and efficient cross-border transactions
  • Remove third-party risks like losing some cryptos as a result of the involvement third-parties.

Is Cardano (ADA) Worth Investing?

Cardano (ADA) is good crypto to invest in; this is since scientific procedures support it and it has futuristic goals. Two things keep Cardano (ADA) going – the team behind it and its consultants (it is an open-source network).

Cardano’s project is still ongoing, but when it has been finalized, it will become the best altcoin for Ethereum.

Final Words

There is so much that Cardano (ADA) brings to the table. The blockchain offers a better value plan and confidence that most users need in the crypto world. The Cardano team knows that every investor in the crypto sphere wants a better value and also the trust to invest more without being afraid of what might occur next, and these are the values that the blockchain cares about. These features back the crypto in its quest to become the best in the crypto sphere, it might not top Bitcoin anytime soon, but the coin surely can make it to the top 5 cryptocurrencies list soon.

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Understanding the Uses of Different Types Of Cryptocurrencies

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Cryptocurrencies – a term which has become incredibly prominent in the mainstream media during recent years due to the proliferation of Bitcoin millionaires. As a result, the new form of currency has earned an almost infamous status. However, as with any major step forward, there is still much confusion regarding the use of cryptocurrencies, what different types of innovative electronic cash exist and what they might mean for the future.

We’re putting all of this to rest as we explain what each of the leading cryptocurrencies can do.

Bitcoin

The most popular form of cryptocurrency, Bitcoin was first thought up in 2008 by the elusive and still unknown creator, Satoshi Nakamoto, who published the whitepaper online.

It took almost a decade for the cryptocurrency to reach its peak, but in December 2017 a single Bitcoin roughly exchanged for the price of $17,000, meaning anyone who held a substantial amount of the electronic cash became significantly wealthy.

In its early years, the cryptocurrency was strictly used as an alternative for cash transactions, and predominantly for trading goods and services. However as it has increased in popularity, its range of uses has also widened, now deployed for a variety of purposes including acting as collateral for investments at merchant banks, a direct debit for subscriptions services and most notably for sports betting.

Ripple

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New DoJ Ruling May Cripple Gambling dApps

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A new decision made by the US Justice Department has expanded restrictions regarding online gambling in the US affecting gambling dApps. While the Federal Wire Act of 1961 prohibited online gambling regarding sports since 2011, the new decision expanded on this, and it now includes all forms of internet gambling. Unfortunately for many, this now also includes cryptocurrencies.

The new decision came due to considerable difficulties when it comes to guaranteeing that only interstate betting will take place and that payments will not be routed via different states.

The new announcement was explained in a 23-page-long opinion issued by the Department of Justice’s legal team, which pointed out that the 2011 decision misinterpreted the law. According to that decision, transferring funds was to be considered a violation, but data transfers were not included. By exploiting this oversight, it was possible for gamblers to turn to internet gambling. Unsurprisingly, many have realized this early on, including startups, as well as large, established firms. This, of course, also included cryptocurrency companies as well.

The new decision changes what is allowed online

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7 Steps to Recovery from a Crypto Trading Loss

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Whether you are a newcomer to the crypto market who mistakenly invested a large amount into the wrong coin, or a professional that made a well-researched decision and something still went wrong, the result it the same — you lost your money to the crypto market. This is a big problem, but also a problem that every crypto trader faces at some point.

The reason may be anything, from simple bad luck to the lack of research. Add to that the fact that the crypto market continues to be extremely volatile, and it is clear that not all of your trades are going to end up successfully.

Whatever the reason is, the fact remains that you experienced a loss and that this is a problem which can affect more than your funds. It can also affect your mind and feelings. Since every successful trade that you have the potential to make in the future depends on you, you have to recover first, and only then should you worry about the funds.

The road to recovery is different for everyone, and it will take a different amount of time and effort. However, there are a few general steps that you can take to recover from a crypto trading loss.

Step 1: Stop and calm down

You have just suffered a major loss. It may have been your mistake, or…

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