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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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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.  

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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.

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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.

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