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Here Is Why $10 Ripple (XRP) Is Still Achievable in 2018




The recent release of the Codius smart contract platform had many Ripple (XRP) fans excited for it was being released by the former CTO (Chief Technology Officer) at Ripple, Stefan Thomas, who now runs Coil. This means the new smart contract platform is in extension, part of the XRP family. Its chief goal is to introduce the interoperability of the different blockchains as well as to come up with new ways of monetizing the web, rather than the traditional way of doing things. Therefore, this is one reason to be bullish about XRP.

But will XRP reach $10 levels with Codius alone?

Absolutely not, XRP needs more than a revolutionary smart contract platform to accelerate its meteoritic rise in the crypto markets. One factor that will boost XRP, is the recently launched SBI Virtual Currencies cryptocurrency exchange. The exchange focuses entirely on Ripple. This is because the parent company of SBI Holdings has been a partner of the Ripple company for over 2 years now. Its CEO, Yoshitaka Kitao, has been quoted as saying that the exchange will be number one.

Mr. Kitao has also been bullish about a $10 XRP all year long. He has twitted numerous times about this price prediction and is serious with the new SBI Virtual Currencies exchange. Also to mention is that the exchange is based in Japan which has over 3.5 Million known crypto traders. This is a large customer base for the exchange.

One of Mr. Kitao’s tweets

Another factor that will accelerate XRP to greater heights, is the recent statements of Ripple’s CEO, Brad Garlinghouse, that dozens of banks will be using Ripple products by 2019. This means that these banks and remittance service providers will most likely use xRapid which is the only Ripple product that uses XRP to source instant liquidity for international transactions. This means the more times xRapid is used, the more XRP is sourced from the circulating supply creating a ripple effect of demand that will gradually raise the price of the digital asset.

Last, but not the final reason that XRP will reach $10, is the Ripple community of HODLers and traders. Ask any of your crypto-trading friends if he or she owns some XRP. Few, if not all, have some XRP in their crypto portfolio. The community participation and actual use of XRP for transactions will make it skyrocket in terms of value. Therefore, the time is now to be individual crusaders of XRP by actually using it for payment transactions.

In summary, there are a lot of factors that will guide XRP to the much anticipated $10 value. Any Rippler knows the only thing to do, is to continue supporting the efforts of the parent company in ‘taking over’ the financial system. Ripplers are also known to be very loyal HODLers and buyers of the coin when its value dips a bit. This last habit should not be abandoned, but rather, should be encouraged moving forward.

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XNO Token of Xeno NFT Hub listed on Bithumb Korea Exchange



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

Xeno Holdings Limited ( ), 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 ( ), 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?



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



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

The XENO NFT Hub ( 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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