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Cardano (ADA): The story so far

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Ever since the inception of Bitcoin and Ethereum, other cryptocurrencies have been produced with new ideas to solve the problems associated with global finance. Without no doubt, one of the most important digital assets in the crypto verse is Cardano (ADA); and it is essential to know that its founder, Charles Hoskinson, is a well-renowned personality with a great vision.

A Deep Dive into Cardano (ADA)

Cardano (ADA) was created in 2015 by Charles Hoskinson, who is also the founder of IOHK. He was also the co-founder of Ethereum.

Cardano was created under the principles of science and blockchain. The blockchain protocol is quite new in the crypto market, but it is emerging as one of the best cryptocurrency today.

All these plans started way back in 2011 when Hoskinson initiated the idea of blockchain and cryptos. At that time, Bitcoin was the main cryptocurrency and its tool: PoW (Proof-of-Work), was the most used technique.

As a result of scalability problems and charges during the transaction, PoS (Proof-of-Stake) got introduced, and Hoskinson has made a vast improvement on PoS – creating a new advanced PoS mechanism with a consensus network called Ouroborus.

Subsequently, Cardano’s new consensus protocol, Ouroborus, was introduced to create a faster means for transactions with minimal costs. One thing worth noting is, Ouroborus consumes less energy, and it is efficient.

With this, Cardano (ADA) has been able to solve one of the main problems that Bitcoin and Ethereum have not been able to resolve, thus, making it one of the top 10 cryptocurrencies in the market today.

Furthermore, we do know that the main problems of cryptocurrencies are, scalability, interoperability, and sustainability. Cardano was created in a way that makes it distinct to solve those problems. The cryptocurrency is divided into architectural layers to offer top-notch security for smart contracts.

Cardano Reveals Uses of Marlowe

Cardano has recently revealed the uses of Marlowe – a DSL that aims to execute financial contracts. The Cardano team has stated that Marlowe DSL was created with executable small-step semantics. Indeed, this invention by Cardano is a big competitor to other cryptocurrencies that use smart contract.

Cardano Adds Great Features to Daedalus

Daedalus is regarded as one of the most beautiful cryptocurrency wallets in the world today; that is because it is one of the safest means, with powerful blockchain technology to store ADA tokens.

As part of its growth process, Cardano has decided to add more features to Daedalus. Although lots of more features are still expected to be added to it soon, Cardano team is always dedicated as it always creates new updates for its community.

For Cardano’s community, it is essential to know that new updates on the sync issues and balance overview have been released.

Cardano’s Virtual Machine, IELE

Cardano has caught the heart of lots of crypto enthusiasts, not only because it is faster and consumes less energy, but because of its IELE Virtual Machine that was launched in July. This virtual machine is efficient and offers excellent opportunities for Dapps developers.

Final Words

There is only one great aim Cardano has, and that is to solve problems that Bitcoin and Ethereum couldn’t answer. The cryptocurrency is also poised to become the next generation cryptocurrency. Consequently, Cardano is also collaborating with ten tertiary institutions to achieve its global aim.

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Top 3 Coins to Buy Before They Go Big

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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…

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TRON (TRX) Is Likely to Go Big in June

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We are now halfway through 2019, and the situation in the crypto space is better than ever in the past year. Numerous cryptos are seeing large gains, often cut by brief periods of stagnation or small corrections, but the overall sentiment is obviously bullish.

Bitcoin sits way above the $8k mark, and while it struggles to go beyond $8,700, it is still trying to grow. Investors and analysts are quite bullish regarding the foreseeable future, and a lot of altcoins are expected to follow BTC in this regard. However, today, we would like to talk about one particular altcoin — TRON (TRX) — as well as why it is likely to go big in June.

TRON’s progress so far

As many people in and out of TRON community know, TRX is not a project that often sits still. It is rich with announcements, particularly when it comes to his CEO, Justin Sun, whose enthusiastic tweets often seem like hype building to many.

However, TRON made some massive progress in 2018, which was the worst year cryptocurrencies have ever seen. This is not something that can be achieved through hype alone, and the project needs to have true quality and value in order to see such massive development in the middle of the longest and harshest crypto winter in…

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IOTA (MIOTA) Pending Update Might Bring Huge Gains in Days to Come

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The crypto space is erupting once again, and if popular predictions are correct — the growth is only starting. However, in the vast sea of altcoins that hold the massive potential to go big in the future, we would like to set IOTA aside as one of the coins that might blow up quite soon.

As always, there are no guarantees of this, as the crypto space still lacks regulations, and remains highly volatile. To see proof of this, all you need to do is look at Bitcoin, which goes up by $1,000 within a day, only to slowly drop by $700 in the following week, and then repeat the process. In other words, there is still a lot of uncertainty regarding any project, and that includes IOTA.

However, even with all of that in mind, many are quite optimistic about this particular project, especially after a recent announcement. The announcement in question indicates that IOTA is about to see a massive upgrade. In most cases, this would be more than enough of a reason to expect the coin to start performing better. But, in IOTA’s case, this is nearly a guarantee that it will.

The update is believed to carry a lot of fixes for a lot of problems that traders and investors have been reporting for a while. No crypto is perfect, and since IOTA is…

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