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CEO CZ Invites XRP as Base Currency For Binance

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Changpeng Zhao (aka CZ), CEO at Binance has surprised and delighted crypto-exchange fans by inviting members of the XRP Community to offer their top pitches for why they think he ought to couple the digital asset with every other coin on the exchange.

CZ tweeted the invite on Sunday, showing his fun-loving side and how in-touch he is with the crypto-currency community.

This frisky tweet is in response to the XRP community’s endless calls to make their currency the standard. They constantly bombard CZ’s tweets with comments to this effect, so it’ll come as no surprise that he has decided to answer back at last, albeit rather tongue-in-cheek!

A Plethora of Memes

After tweeting, a plethora of memes were sent to CZ from the XRP community to try and convince him that this really was the best and only way forward in their eyes!

According to one follower, going by the name of Bank XRP, who responded to CZ’s tweet earlier today, there are four main reasons why:

  • Environmentally friendly
  • Reliable
  • Low Transaction Fees
  • Fast

CZ wowed and delighted his followers even further by also tweeting a LinkedIn link to his witty, step-by-step guide on exactly how to get your coin listed on Binance.com.

Tips include advising against trying to put pressure on Binance to list your coin and suggests that the best way to get your coin listed would be to work hard on your project and that keeping Binance updated will highly increase the chance of being listed.

As CEO of Binance.com, CZ also shows his followers that lack of greed also prevails – all listing fees paid to Binance.com will be donated to charity.

Having taken over Ethereum as the second largest cryptocurrency in the world, XRP investors suggest that Binance should couple all its cryptocurrencies with XRP. For those of you who may not be aware,  after overtaking Ethereum for the second time in one month, after a tense battle, XRP has now succeeded in achieving second place right behind Bitcoin!

This has all been largely aided by Ripple’s efforts to increase its customer base over the past few months. Further banks are joining the RippleNet where XRP is employed as a base currency using xRapid in cross-border funds transfers.

CIMB is Ripple’s most recent addition. Boasting its ranking as the fifth bank in ASEAN, CIMB Group enters RippleNet and implements Ripple’s tech. This will ensure that the bank provides its customers with instantaneous cross-border payments. Ripple reports that CIMB is among the first banks to leverage blockchain technology in an area where payments are notoriously inefficient and slow.

Also Rooting for XRP

The reasons why members of the XRP community are convinced that XRP should be the base on Binance is that it is now a base on the XRP United Exchange and also on the CoinField Exchange.

Weiss Ratings, which is among the largest rating companies, Tweeted back in August that they also agree that XRP should be the base.

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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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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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