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Google’s crypto-to-cash converter enlists Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, and ETH

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As crypto users, we know for a fact that one of the most valuable tools for us to handle is Crypto-to-Cash converters, a field that seems to be a wider one every day. However, not all of the time these converters are that trustable and that’s precisely the moment where we start to question what’s the perfect place to go to when we want to access trustable information of the prices that specific crypto trades can give us in our fiat currency.

In this sense, nothing says more ‘trustable’ than Google does, or at least that’s what most of us believe when we want to search on the internet, let’s say, anything. And guess what?

One of the things that we can search right now on Google is the price in cash that we would receive by trading certain crypto coins, a brilliant move made by Google that many might consider a little daunting for the search giant in the end. Let’s see how it goes.

Google’s crypto-to-cash converter

Google’s ability to convert from Bitcoin to cash is not actually that new. In fact, we all have been enjoying the latest feature of the giant for a couple of months now.

But truth be told, the possibility of extrapolating this to other cryptos in the market was actually not so close, or at least that’s what we thought, which is the main reason why we almost lost our minds finding out of the adding of altcoins such as Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), and Bitcoin Cash (BTH).

As a matter of fact, you can always search on Google for any crypto-related conversion that you want to have, but what the company has done differently in order to make it stand out is that once you search for a specific crypto, let’s say for instance ‘Bitcoin’, then it immediately opens its converter and give you the rate for that coin, something similar to what happens once you type and search for ‘translate’.

Google Bitcoin Cash crypto to cash converter

Image/snapshot taken by Ali Qamar, GlobalCoinReport.

As of now, in the cases of Bitcoin (BTC), Litecoin (LTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BTH), the only thing we need to do is to type the name and start searching, the first result it shows will be the Crypto-to-Cash converter of Google. However, in the case of Ethereum (ETH), the process varies a little bit as the user would need to type the name followed by the request “currency converter”.

Controversy with the newest feature

Not only in the field of crypto but in general terms, one of the most criticized things of Google despite the incredible help that represents for all of us, is that the company seems to know a little too much about ourselves, and to say the least, that is precisely what crypto users tend to avoid.

This is the main reason why a great part of the community seems to be concerned about what would be the true intentions of Google with its latest move. Is it possible that they want to track which are the most tradable coins? Or is it about them building their very own crypto? Well, for now, it just seems like a helpful tool, we all will have to wait and see. So stay tuned.

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XNO Token of Xeno NFT Hub listed on Bithumb Korea Exchange

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

Xeno Holdings Limited (xno.live ), 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.

Xeno NFT Hub (market.xno.live ), developed by Xeno Holdings, enables easy minting of digital items into NFTs while also providing a marketplace where anyone can securely trade NFTs.

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.

NFTs are already being actively traded in markets globally. For…

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Should Crypto Projects Devote Resources to Community Growth and Marketing?

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2020 has been an incredible year for crypto as investors have generated windfall profits and crypto projects have seen their businesses gain the spotlight they’ve been looking for.  While Bitcoin has received most of the attention after major institutional investors announced they were accumulating the increasingly scarce asset, many altcoins have also seen their fair share of glory.  When looking at all the big winners of the past year, the first project that probably comes to mind is Chainlink, having appreciated by more than 550% YTD and now valued at over $4.5 billion.  But, the actual biggest winner of the year is HEX with a YTD return of over 5,000%.

I mention both of the above projects as they have each taken slightly different paths to achieve greatness.  Chainlink has devoted resources toward building a fundamentally sound business with many strategic partnerships while HEX has spent vast sums of money on marketing and promotion.  Both approaches are valid, but one thing is certain, it is absolutely imperative for crypto projects to let the crypto community know what makes them special.  Of course, one of the reasons that makes crypto so valuable is the powerful blockchain technology that most projects are utilizing.

Cryptocurrency vs. Blockchain Technology

It’s important to make a distinction between blockchain technology and cryptocurrency.  Although they are often used interchangeably, they are different.  Blockchain technology and crypto were both created after the 2008 financial crisis, but cryptocurrency…

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

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

The XENO NFT Hub (https://xno.live) 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. 

“NFTs are extremely flexible in their usage, from digital event tickets to artwork, and while NFTs have a very wide spectrum of uses and categories XENO will initially focus its partnership efforts and its own item curation on three primary areas: gaming, sports & entertainment, and collectibles.”, said XENO NFT Hub president Anthony Di Franco.

He also added “This does not mean we will prohibit other types of NFTs from our ecosystem However, it simply means that XENO’s efforts as a company will be targeted into these verticals initially as a cohesive business approach.”

Development and Procurement Lead, Gabby Dizon explained, “Despite our initial focus, we found ourselves with a unique opportunity to host some of the works of Mr. Hiro Yamagata. We are collaborating with Japanese artist Hiro Yamagata to enshrine some of his artwork into NFTs.”

Mr. Yamagata has been…

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