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NANO 70% Surge: Pump Effort?

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NANO (NANO) continues to be the fastest crypto in the world and has seen significant signs of recovery in the last several days. However, experts suspect that the new increase might only be a temporary thing that occurred due to a pump effort.

NANO so far

Without a doubt, 2018 has been one of the worst years for cryptos in a long while. A lot of coins have suffered great losses, but even by this year’s standards, NANO has had a really bad time. Its price dropped by almost 97% from its all-time high, which certainly did not do it any favors. However, the last couple of days have seen a surge of mostly positive development for this coin, and many believed that the fight is not over yet.

The story of NANO started a while ago, but the coin started attracting more attention at the end of 2017 when it exceeded $37. However, the steady progress was simply not meant to be, and as soon as the bear market started at the beginning of this year, NANO went down in one of the worst falls ever experienced. Within a few weeks, it dropped below $20. As the time went by, it continued dropping more an more, until its price went below $1. This is the situation that persisted all the way until the mid-August.

The fact that it was also at the center of a large hack that has seen the theft of $187 also did not help. Because of it, the exchange BitGrail, which was the target of the hack, accused the team behind NANO of failing to secure the coin. The NANO team responded by blaming the exchange for having poor security and being incompetent.

An unexpected price surge is just a concentrated pump effort?

However, the situation started to change recently, and NANO has seen a significant price surge, which brought it back from the dead, and it even managed to break the $2 barrier. The trading volumes jumped, and NANO even managed to hit $3.50 on Monday. The interesting thing is the fact that this price move is not related to the recent exploit of the NANO-specific marketplace, Nanex Exchange. The exchange was recently hacked through its wallet.

NANO also became the second most active trading pair on Binance, which has not happened ever since it was first added back in May. On Monday, when it reached its highest price in August, NANO took up over 8.8% of volumes, which came as a surprise to pretty much everyone.

In an attempt to determine what is causing the NANO surge, analysts discovered that it might all be just a result of a pump effort. This brought the attention to Telegram pump groups, which started offering early access to pumps. This is seen as a very risky move by many, since the customers may get the news too late, which will certainly cause them to experience losses if they jump on the opportunity at the wrong moment.

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Despite the fact that NANO did not have a good run in 2018, its team still remains one of the most competent ones to this day. They are currently planning an update for NANO network, which is expected to help with improving traffic even more.

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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.”

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