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Google (NYSE: GOOGL) to partner up with Cardano (ADA) soon?

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Cardano (ADA) is a blockchain technology that was founded by Charles Hoskinson. After inviting Justin Sun, CEO of Tron (TRX), to design the most exceptional blockchain tech in the world, there seem not be a stopping point for Hoskinson as he went to meet Google in London for possible partnership talks to foster cryptos and blockchain technology.

Cardano (ADA) potential partnership with Google

The meeting hosted Hoskinson and his IOHK team; it gave Google teams all over the globe the chance to put up questions about Cardano through conference calls.

It is important to know that IOHK is the company in charge of the coding aspect of Cardano platform and the company was invited by Google’s London office to give answers to the queries concerning the crypto’s next-generation protocols and also to explain the plan to outdo Ethereum. The details of the meeting will be made known for every enthusiast of Cardano (ADA) soon, according to Hoskinson.

Regarding Cardano meeting with Google, Hoskinson started with an introduction of what Cardano is, and how it functions. He further went ahead to explain the blockchain’s algorithm. Hoskinson, also the CEO of IOHK, further emphasized that the team is presently correcting the faults that their network has. As a result of the meeting in London, there may be a possible partnership between these two companies shortly.

Cardano is an open source blockchain technology that plans to solve the problem that most Ethereum users face which are, security, PoS consensus mechanism, and scalability. Cardano plans to give these solutions in a bid to outdo Ethereum through its algorithm called Ouroborus.

During the meeting, Hoskinson talked about Cardano’s and cryptocurrencies future, and a Crypto enthusiast raised a question on how Cardano plans to overtake Ethereum – Hoskinson answered by saying this:

“So many Java, C++ or Go developers are writing codes on Ethereum? You can’t, Ethereum doesn’t support any of these languages. They can’t even run a single viral app on the platform. If you look at the top 10 languages, none of them works on the system, so, by definition, all those developers aren’t developing for the system, they have to go and learn new tools and new stuff. With Cardano, first off, we’re backed-compatible, 100%, we’re running an EVM.”

It is evident that the blockchain has developers at heart due to its compatibility with different programming languages. These programming languages can be used by developers to develop smart contracts and decentralized applications on the blockchain.

Cardano (ADA) plans ahead

Cardano’s network called KEVM testnet is active at the moment, but Google employees asked Hoskinson on the first stride they aim to achieve this year, and he answered by saying this:

“Our goal is to release the next major version of Cardano sometime this year, called Shelly. We are really working really hard towards that. It might slip, but the odds are that it won’t… In parallel, we are releasing testnets for smart contracts. The first one will be released at the end of the month, and this is done with something called KEVM.”

Finally, it is important to note that Google is a company that has banned cryptocurrency ads, but its interest in Cardano’s blockchain project is quite intriguing. We hope to see a possible partnership between these two companies very soon.

And, of course, Google asking Cardano questions about blockchain and cryptocurrencies in general, refers to the fact that the search giant might be weighing the water before jumping into the crypto-river.

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KaratGold Proves Its Business Model By Providing Official Documents

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There has been a lot of renewed enthusiasm in the cryptocurrency market thanks mainly to Bitcoin’s strong move about 10,000.  Although Bitcoin continues to show its dominance, the altcoin market has yet to benefit from that rally.  A few of the largest altcoins remain popular but the rest of the market continues to lag behind.  In 2018, there was a lot of talk regarding a possible altcoin apocalypse where only the strong would survive.  That prediction appears to be playing out as expected.  Going forward, only the best projects that have a real world need will survive.  Crypto traders will have to spend a lot of their time doing proper research in order to find the best opportunities, just like in all financial markets.  One promising project that appears to have the makings of a future winner is KaratGold Coin.

KaratGold Background

KaratGold Coin is a cryptocurrency developed by the reputable German company Karatbars International, which maintains a leading position in the market of small gold items and investments. The project is part of a larger ecosystem, which involves several blockchain solutions that can be used for transactions, communication, investing and other tasks. During the past few weeks, however, the KaratGold ecosystem has been a target of unsavory scam allegations.  

Karatbars International and GSB Gold Standard Banking Corporation…

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ICTE May Bring About Sweeping Changes for Cryptocurrency Exchanges

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Cryptocurrency has taken the world by storm during the last few years. An entirely new financial market was created almost overnight which has captured the imagination of all its participants. Cryptocurrency is even starting to attract institutional money from investment banks, hedge funds, and other proprietary trading firms. Despite the rapid growth, traders remain extremely frustrated by having to deal with the fragmented nature of centralized crypto exchanges.

A Change is Needed

When cryptocurrency first began, there weren’t many participants and the trading volume was relatively insignificant. But, over time, that has radically changed. Some tokens now have a capitalization in the billions and are being traded 24-7 by institutions all over the world. Despite the volume, significant problems exist with the current way that exchanges work. Some of those problems include the following:

  • Constant fear of hackers
  • Exchange manipulation
  • Fragmented liquidity
  • Risk of identity theft

One of the biggest issues regarding centralized exchanges is the risk of being hacked. These hack stories seem to always be circulating around the internet. While experienced traders may have the tools to avoid becoming a victim, potential new traders have zero interest in dealing with this. And it’s not just the small exchanges that are at risk. Even large exchanges, such as Mt. Gox and Binance, are subject to being hacked.

Another huge risk is having to deal with…

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SonicX and Dash Could Challenge Facebook’s Libra for Global Payments Market Share

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When Satoshi Nakamoto unveiled Bitcoin to the world, the dream was always for Bitcoin to serve as a new universal currency.  It would be free from the bureaucracy of governments.  And free from the tyranny of the old-world financial cartels.  Although the dream hasn’t yet materialized, it comes closer and closer with each passing day.

One of the biggest roadblocks for Bitcoin has been scalability.  At a speed of approximately 7 transactions per second, Bitcoin lags behind other cryptocurrencies like Ripple and global payment processors like Visa.  Many expect the lightning network to have a positive impact on Bitcoin’s TPS but until that comes to fruition, mass adoption will likely need another significant development.

Libra Currency Announcement

One development that could help pave the way toward mass adoption is the launch of the Libra currency.  Libra is expected to go live during the first half of 2020 according to Facebook’s June announcement.  According to Facebook, Libra will make sending money online cheaper and faster.  It will also have a hand in improving access to financial services, especially for the unbanked.  Given Facebook’s global reach, including many third world countries, providing financial access to the unbanked could provide a huge spark to global economies.  Additionally, it could provide the growth spark that cryptocurrency needs.

Facebook’s most popular messenger, WhatsApp, has approximately 1.5 billion monthly users.  This application is…

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