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$PAC – The “Socially Active” Crypto Project that Rises Like a Phoenix

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$PAC is the third-generation cryptocurrency that is poised to change the way we interact online. Deriving from “People’s Alternative Choice,” $PAC is a rising phoenix – a blockchain-powered coin that has been developed on the ashes of an outdated analog referred to as PACcoin.

PACcoin was initially launched in 2014 with the goal to unite developers, marketers, and all crypto enthusiasts in a single network. However, given that the cryptocurrency project had not been updated for years, the coin’s rate fell and interest in the project faded.

In August 2017, a new community-driven management team started the meticulous task of rebranding and re-launching the cryptocurrency. This is how the current third-generation digital coin was born. $PAC is based on DASH code, suggesting that it provides more advanced anonymity features when compared to Bitcoin. In November 2017, the code was entirely upgraded, and the project had already had a new webpage and coin wallet. The project was officially re-launched on February 1, and now the team has many challenges ahead.

$PAC’s primary goal is to turn into the most efficient and user-friendly digital currency out there. It plans to cover the majority of the countries across the globe. The digital currency leverages blockchain technology and relies on the Proof-of-Service (POS) consensus algorithm to maintain the network. The latter revolves around masternodes and represents an excellent opportunity for users to generate decent profits.

When looking into $PAC’s performance in comparison with other digital currencies, we can see that the coin has great potential, as it beats the largest cryptocurrency by market cap in terms of features.

Image source: http://download.paccoin.net/PAC_White_Paper_2018_Final.pdf

$PAC Development Updates

Since the moment of the official launch in February, the team behind $PAC has released a wide range of technology and development updates, to make the project feasible during any market conditions. For example, the $PAC woocommerce plugin was introduced to allow the coin’s compatibility with any online retailers that rely on WordPress sites. Currently, the team is working on other payment gateways as well.

The team has already released the electrum-lite wallet for all MAC, Windows, and Linux users. The wallet versions for Android and iOS have also been released a few days ago after the team has addressed the final bug fixes. There is also a “PAC vault” hardware wallet, which is currently under development. The latter will be a much safer method to hold the new $PAC coins. The available wallet versions can be downloaded on the coin’s website.

$PAC’s Projects and Initiatives

Despite being at its very nascent stage, the newly rebranded project has been already explored for several use cases and is expected to be used in many projects to be deployed soon.

To consolidate its position in the crypto community, members of the PAC team attended the London cryptocurrency show in April, discussing the project and the masternode opportunities.

$PAC is all about social responsibility and active involvement. The crypto project revolves around the so-called four C’s, which refer to the alternative choice, content, community, and charity.

At the moment, the $PAC team and community are keen to focus on the hyperinflation problems of Venezuela’s national currency Bolivar and to help the economic rehabilitation of Cucuta, Colombia.

Currently, Venezuela’s government increases the minimum wage three to four times a year to keep up with the hyperinflation craze. President Nicolas Maduro even launched a national cryptocurrency called El Petro to fight the inflation and monetize the natural reserves of the country. In these conditions, $PAC ecosystem would be like fresh air, as it can act as a great economic rehabilitator with its in-built funding pool for Social Programs. $Pac’s funding pool is perhaps the largest one, as 20% of all newly mined tokens are reaching the pool to be used for marketing, operations, and charity purposes. Besides, the fact that only about 3% of $PAC coins have been mined until today makes the ecosystem relevant in the long-term perspective.

According to $PAC’s plans in Latin America, 300,000 citizens in the city of Cucuta should receive wages in $PAC for about two weeks, which would keep them protected against the never-ending inflation and would help the city rehabilitate its economy. $PAC is much more stable given that it is backed by the value of USD/EUR pair. The team also wants to educate the Colombian population on the use of cryptocurrency and teach English lesson in the country’s schools.

To achieve its goals especially in Venezuela, the $PAC team plans to collaborate with cryptocurrency-oriented project Cashaa. The two entities plan to develop a donation system leveraging $PAC. The system will help people around the world donate their fiat money with zero transaction fees.

However, $PAC is not focusing only on Latin American countries. The project’s charitable initiatives are widespread around the world. Today, the team is helping to improve the quality of life of the people in Detroit by partnering with Reclaim Shoppe. Under the plan, derelict buildings are demolished, and the reclaimed materials are used to develop resell-able products, such as furniture units, pool tables, and even musical instruments.

$PAC is an ecosystem that focuses on real-life services and wants to transform the way we interact. The team’s active involvement in several projects proves the cryptocurrency’s utility and game-changing potential.

Disclaimer: This article should not be taken as, and is not intended to provide, investment advice. Global Coin Report and/or its affiliates, employees, writers, and subcontractors are cryptocurrency investors and from time to time may or may not have holdings in some of the coins or tokens they cover. Please conduct your own thorough research before investing in any cryptocurrency and read our full disclaimer.

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Investors Beware: Another Large Bitcoin Crash Might Be Coming

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The crypto prices have surged quite high in the last few months. Of course, their progress is nowhere near the one seen in 2017, but they appear to be getting there, one day at the time. However, things might not be as simple as that, and according to recent performance — it is more than possible that a major Bitcoin crash is incoming.

The fact is that cryptos saw a massive amount of growth in a very short period. Bitcoin itself more than doubled its price in only two months. Now, the rally is starting to crash in on itself, and the coin is already about $1,000 lower than last week. If such development does come to pass, a lot of people will experience quite large losses, although experienced investors might find some opportunities, and leverage in order to enhance their holdings’ long-term value.

For example, Bitcoin dominance is expected to crash very quickly, which will work in favor of quite a lot of altcoins. While this does not seem to be the best time to invest in BTC, altcoins are another story, and diversifying a portfolio now might end up being very profitable in days to come.

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Top 3 Coins to Buy Before They Go Big

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Crypto bulls are back, that much is clear. The long-lasting, harsh crypto winter is gone, and the new era in digital currency sector opens up some rather interesting opportunities. With many more bull runs expected to come in months ahead, a lot of coins are likely to blow up and maybe even hit new all-time highs, although that still remains purely theoretical.

On the other hand, the fact is that numerous coins are seeing prices that were not achieved since early 2018, and the overall momentum remains bullish. With that in mind, even if new records do not come for a very long time — chances are that many of the coins will blow up enough for investors to see some serious gains in months to come. As a result, investing in some of these coins now might be a very profitable decision, for those who have the patience to wait a few months. Here are some of the projects believed to have the greatest potential to go big in the second half of 2019 and beyond.

1. TRON (TRX)

Putting TRON on the list should not really surprise anyone, as the project constantly comes up with new project updates, partnerships, and alike. It also constantly breaks records, as is becoming one of the biggest players in the dApp and smart contract development sector.

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Can Crypto Credit Cards Disrupt the Fight Against Financial Crime?

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It is commonly known that the world of finances has the biggest problem with the crime of all existing industries around the world. It has been so throughout history. While the financial world has evolved, so did the criminal activities, and they continue to be an issue. With the arrival of cryptocurrencies, many were hoping that financial crime might be disrupted. However, for now, at least, it appears that cryptos themselves cannot find a way to resolve issues such as international money laundering.

In fact, when it comes to money laundering, the crypto sector appears to be the weakest link, especially because of the nature of digital currencies. The anonymity that cryptos are being praised for means that anyone can get a payment from an unknown source from anywhere in the world. This method can then be used for financing drug trafficking, cyberattacks, terrorists, and more.

Until recently, it was not easy for bad actors to make use of cryptocurrencies obtained for illegal purposes. The number of merchants willing to accept the coins was low, and criminals were forced to find a way to exchange crypto into fiat currencies. However, this came with a set of issues, such as taking foreign exchange risks and then sending the money through wallets and exchanges to a banking system that would allow withdrawal. The banking account was the biggest obstacle here,…

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