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Here Is How Verge (XVG) is Leading The Charge in Crypto Adoption

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The famous pizza purchase of 2010 that was worth 10,000 Bitcoin (BTC) will go down in history as the first time cryptocurrencies were used for a major purchase. Some crypto-traders view it as the most expensive pizza but others view it a necessary step forward towards the mainstream adoption of cryptocurrencies for the use in purchasing goods and service.

So How is the Verge (XVG) Currency Leading the way in crypto adoption?

The most notable merchant that many crypto-enthusiasts know that accepts Verge (XVG) is Pornhub. Users can now use XVG to pay for their subscriptions discretely using the privacy setting on the XVG ledger. Given the fact that the adult film industry is worth a whopping $92 Billion (according to 2017 data), you can now start to see how XVG is leading the way in crypto adoption.

Following the Pornhub announcement that it will be accepting XVG, TrafficJunky followed suit and also announced that they will be accepting XVG. TrafficJunky is the largest adult industry advertising service that helps its clients advertise on sites such as Pornhub. The latter receives up to 90 Million unique visitors per day.

More merchants and vendors accepting XVG

Browsing the Verge Currency website, we find a list of 111 businesses that accept XVG as a form of payment. This is an impressive figure. Some of the vendors expressed their views as to why they chose Verge as an acceptable form of payment at their businesses.

Jeremiah Selander, CEO of Baby Bass, had this to say about why they chose to accept XVG:

“Some of the products we sell have a low margin. Accepting Verge over regular credit cards helps improve that margin for some of those orders.”

Similar sentiments were expressed by Joel Schuberg of Blunt Umbrellas: a business that also accepts XVG:

“Accepting crypto as a payment option was a no-brainer. we wanted to partner with a cryptocurrency that had a strong community, solid history, and an exciting future. That was Verge.”

The near instant settlement of XVG was praised by John Hanby of Fractal VIsuals that also accept Verge Currency:

“Incorporating faster payment technologies like Verge, which offers ultra-low processing fees and near instant transaction speeds, allows us to further increase the speed at which our company is able to process payments”

In conclusion, it is self-evident that the Verge (XVG) is making major strides that will lead to the mainstream adoption of not only XVG but all cryptocurrencies in general. One hundred and eleven merchants accepting XVG is a praiseworthy achievement.

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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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My Crypto Heroes Announces Issuance of MCH Governance Token

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Tokyo, Japan, 24th November, 2020, // ChainWire //

My Crypto Heroes is happy to announce the issuance of MCH Coin as an incentive to players in the My Crypto Heroes ecosystem, aiming to allow them to craft a “User-oriented world”. The MCH coin is available on Uniswap with a newly created pool with ETH. 

My Crypto Heroes is a blockchain-based game for PC and Mobile. It allows users to collect historic heroes and raise them for battle in a Crypto World. Officially released on November 30th, 2018, MCH has recorded the most transactions and daily active users than any other blockchain game in the world.

What is MCH Coin?

MCH Coin is being issued as an ERC-20 Standard Governance Token. The issuance began on November 9th, 2020, with 50 million tokens issued.

Of the funds issued, 40% are allocated to a pay for on-going development and as rewards for advisors and early investors. 10% are allocated to marketing and the growth of the ecosystem, and 50% are allocated to the community. The Distribution Ratio of the MCH Coin is subject to change via a governance decision.

The MCH coin will be used as a voting right as part of the ecosystem’s governance, with 1 coin being 1 vote. It will also be used for in-game utilities and payments. Additional information can be found here:

https://medium.com/mycryptoheroes/new-ecosystem-with-mchcoin-en-a6a82494894f

During December 2020 the first governance…

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