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NEO vs EOS – The Rivalry Continues

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The concept of rivalry is old and can be found in all aspects of life and business. Despite the fact that cryptocurrencies are still considered to be a new technology, even they already have several rivalries within the market. The biggest one, of course, is the one of NEO vs EOS.

Although the two projects are pretty different from one another when you dig more deeply, these two are locked in a competition with the goal of replacing Ethereum. In time, the goal of killing off ETH has become as important to the coins’ communities as the development of the coins themselves.

EOS made a big step when it managed to surpass Litecoin on CoinMarketCap’s list of biggest coins. This has occurred months ago, and EOS managed to hold on to the fifth place despite the bear market of 2018.

NEO, on the other hand, is pretty similar to ETH itself in a lot of aspects. It came to be as AntShares, but it soon rebranded to a new form, which is NEO that we all know and love today. It became a platform with a focus on creating dApps, and it threatens to replace Ethereum in this regard. While Ethereum still remains the second largest coin, many have criticized its dApps, claiming that they lack in quality, even though their number is far superior to that of NEO or EOS.

Even so, ETH still holds the title and remains the top blockchain in the dApp development. However, this might not always be so, and many believe that it will eventually be surpassed by one of the two rivals.

NEO vs EOS: Who will kill off ETH first?

To see which project has the best chance of replacing ETH, we should first take a look at their performance. Ethereum, for example, performs very poorly, despite the fact that it is officially the second largest coin. Ever since it was launched, it was only ever capable of processing about 15 TPS. While it performs twice as good as Bitcoin, this is still a large scalability problem.

As a consequence, the coin’s fees have skyrocketed ever since.

On the other hand, there is EOS. Despite the fact that it started off as an ERC-20 token on Ethereum’s network, it is still capable of processing around 1000 TPS, courtesy of its MainNet. Then, there is NEO, that can achieve as much as 10,000 TPS, which is something that ETH cannot even dream of. This makes NEO the fastest alternative to ETH.

On the other hand, EOS has no transaction fees, which makes it better than both NEO and ETH in that regard.

The technology

Now that we are done with performance, it is time to take a look at their technology. One thing that makes these three platforms the same is their desire to dominate the development of dApps. Ethereum is often considered to be the one responsible for their popularity. Even so, for the longest time, ETH has been using PoW, which is responsible for its scalability issues.

There are plans for ETH to implement new technology, likely Zilliqua’s Sharding tech, and if it does, its scalability will likely improve.

NEO, on the other hand, uses a delegated Byzantine Fault Tolerant mechanism, which is basically an improved version of PoS. This is a much more practical solution, which is responsible for NEO being more scalable than ETH.

Finally, EOS uses the pure PoS, which allows it to be faster than ETH, but is still behind NEO. Once again, NEO wins the comparison.

The market situation

While NEO has proven to be superior in nearly every aspect so far, this is the area where it seriously loses to both ETH and EOS. Ethereum has been the second largest crypto for years now, surpassed only by Bitcoin. Close behind is EOS, at the 5th spot, which is the place it has held for a few months now, ever since it surpassed Litecoin. However, NEO is not even in the top 10 anymore.

Instead, the coin is barely balancing on the 14th spot at the moment. Although, it is nothing unusual to see it sink to the rank of 15 every now and then. Obviously, despite all its flaws, Ethereum still manages to hold on to its title and success. In the meanwhile, the NEO vs EOS rivalry continues, with both coins having their strengths and weaknesses, and both trying to be the one who will finally kill off Ethereum.

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Aluna.Social is a Compelling Social Platform for Crypto Traders and Investors

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When one thinks about the social media landscape, the companies that first come to mind are most likely Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Snapchat.  These platforms are a great way to stay connected with friends, families, and colleagues, especially when geographic distance is a factor.  But, in addition to just chatting about life in general and sharing pictures, social media can be used to bridge the information gap that exists within the investment community.

Over the last decade, many trading offices have been established in large cities all over the world which allow solo traders and investors to pay a monthly fee in exchange for a workspace.  The real benefit to trading in these offices is to participate in the free flow of trading ideas and information.  Proprietary trading is one of the most challenging careers to be successful at and the exchange of ideas is almost required in order to succeed.  Traders at hedge funds and investment banks work in teams so why shouldn’t remote traders?

While these trading offices are a great way to help bridge the information gap, Aluna.Social may provide an even better way, especially as it relates to cryptocurrency trading.

Mission Statement

Aluna.Social, founded by Alvin Lee and Henrique Matias, is a multi-exchange social trading terminal for crypto traders and investors.  The goal of the platform is to help newcomers shorten their learning curve,…

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CoinFlip Scores Big with BRD Wallet Partnership

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As the crypto markets move closer to mass adoption, one of the keys for future success will revolve around attracting as many market participants as possible.  While many crypto users are extremely tech oriented, a lot of those on the sidelines are not.  The cause of waiting on the sidelines could be due to a variety of reasons such as fear of the unknown, lack of knowledge, age, or a combination of all of the above.  In order to entice new users to join the crypto revolution, crypto ATMs are rising up across the country.  Of those, the largest and most influential crypto ATM company by a significant margin is CoinFlip.

In early October, CoinFlip announced on its Twitter that it had officially partnered with BRD Wallet to re-introduce their crypto ATM map.  Now, BRD wallet users will be able to locate their nearest CoinFlip ATM and receive a 10% discount for both buys and sells.  BRD brand awareness is growing quickly within the crypto community thanks to its innovative and entrepreneurial spirit.  The team strongly believes in the value of financial freedom and independence, and want to empower people across the world by leveraging the possibilities that Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies provide.

Cryptocurrencies are already making a huge difference around the world.  Citizens of Venezuela, a country devastated by rampant inflation, have been using several cryptocurrencies…

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Can Libra help the crypto industry to reach new heights?

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Libra is motivated and determined to change the face of payment procedures across the globe and make the blockchain-based project the leaders of payments.
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The market for cryptocurrencies started with the launch of Bitcoin in 2009, and since then, so many cryptocurrencies have been launched that it gets hard to keep track of them. The crypto market has seen massive growth in the past 3-4 years as it started gaining attention from mass media, which helped in this boom.

From the past 2-3 years, several new cryptocurrency projects were launching in the market. Amid all this, the social media giant – Facebook announced the launch of their cryptocurrency platform, and this news got viral like wildfire. The announcement came forward in June, and the upcoming cryptocurrency is known as Libra, and it’ll come with its dedicated wallet called Calibra.

What is Libra?

Libra is a permissioned blockchain-based digital currency which is being developed under the supervision of Facebook’s vice president, David A. Marcus. The cryptocurrency is under development in partnership with an independent, non-profit member Libra Association. Facebook is the second member of the project, and these companies aim to use Facebook’s user base for the promotion of the digital currency when it is launched. The transactions and the cryptocurrency will be managed and cryptographically entrusted by the Libra Association.

Note: Libra Association was established by Facebook to look after the cryptocurrency and the transactions, and it was founded in Geneva, Switzerland.

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