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Reasons behind the Success of Golem Network (GNT)

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Since the end of 2nd quarter of the crypto market, investors and traders have been closely monitoring cryptocurrencies besides the top 10. Such coins have tremendous potential to rise above and prove to be extremely profitable in time. Golem Network Token is one such token which has grabbed every individual’s attention towards itself. The token is trading below 1$ at present but the team behind Golem is focussing more on the functionality of their project and constantly hitting headlines because of their achievements. This is why the value of the token is consistently making its way to cross the $1 mark and getting listed on renowned crypto exchanges. In this article, we shall find out more about the idea behind Golem Network and its success.

The idea of Golem Network:

Golem network is known to be a worldwide supercomputer which is decentralized and has the power of all machines that are connected to its network. This basically means, that in Golem ecosystem, a user can loan their unusable or spare computer resources to someone else who might have its requirement to execute complex tasks in exchange for money. The core idea behind creating golem network makes ideal for those who are more likely to execute intensive calculations for complex projects such as Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language processing and even machine learning to explore DNA. But the team is known to be working on CGI rendering. Golem can boost the processing power of a computer’s CPU and GPU.

The golem network token is an Ethereum based ERC20 token which is paid by the user for renting computational power. Providers can freely set their price in GNT as the rental price. Since Golem works as a marketplace, therefore, these prices will reach equilibrium over time. GNT is also required to submit deposits to providers and for participation in the application registry.

Key Attributes of Golem Network:

Also known as the Airbnb of computers, golem has come a long way since the day it was created. The Golem network ecosystem has two key attributes or features which are;

  • Application Registry

It’s an Ethereum smart contract which was created for developers so that they can publish their own Golem applications. It makes the process of finding users and requestors to get the tools their searching for easy.

  • Transaction Framework

This framework consists a set of requirements which a developer has to follow while implementing a transaction model for their Golem application. Golem is extremely powerful and completely decentralized. It’s a global network which connects everything from personal laptops to data centers.

The best part of a project such as a golem network being decentralized is that it can never be monopolized. This technology is a huge step towards the future and eventually when it’ll be combined with advances of new age technologies such as IPFS/Filecoin, Whisper, Swarm, DEVp2p and Ethereum it’ll substitute the existing data centers that are currently powering the internet. All direct competitors of golem network are centralized and given the nature and functionality of golem, its rivals cannot measure up to Golem’s price or power.

Launch on Ethereum Mainnet:

Back in the mid of April, Golem team announced that the golem’s beta ‘Brass’ is live and running on the Ethereum Mainnet after completing a year and a half of its successful $8 million USD initial coin offering. This served as a major milestone achievement for Golem network according to their roadmap. To those who do not know what ‘Brass’ is, it’s a proof-of-concept that presents early investors with a basic platform so that they can test the network. The long-term of golem network is providing cost-efficient and the open-source option to the present cloud computing platforms. After ‘Brass’ went live on Ethereum mainnet, the team declared a bug bounty program which will enable developers to use the new platform and help Golem’s team to find any pre-existent bug and refine their experience. When the initial trial process is completed, golem team has planned to launch a general purpose online computational cloud. Their next release is ‘Clay’ which will provide globally decentralized supercomputers by establishing up integration with computational synchronization.

Result of Listing on Binance and Bithmub:

On 27th April Binance, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchange announced the listing of Golem network token (GNT) on social media. As soon as the news came out, GNT market rallied towards their supposed moonshot. The asset went up to 45% that week and reached a price point of $0.64 the next day of listing announcement. After acquiring absolute volume records the GNT prices in term of BTC is improving and may continue. Today, on 3rd May Bithumb which is famed to be one of the most influential crypto exchanges declared listing of GNT. As a result, Golem is sure to reach a new peak in the coming days. The golem team also declared that until this stage, it has liquidated approximately half of the 820,000 ETH that was raised during ICO.

Final thoughts:

At the time of writing, Golem is ranked as the 43rd biggest cryptocurrency on CoinMarketCap. The price of GNT is experiencing a surge of 40.57% which has taken the price point to $0.80 USD. The total market capitalization of golem network rests at approximately $664 million USD while according to the official data, around $213 million USD worth of GNT has been exchanged within 24 hours. Hence, it’s clear to see that Golem is pacing quickly towards its goal and the market sentiments are also in its support. So, it’s safe to say that golem’s upcoming release and exchange listings will pave its way towards $1 soon.

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Reasons Why You Are Much Safer When Crypto Trading on Dexes

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While many cryptocurrencies aim to bring the change to the world by bringing full decentralization, one aspect of the crypto space still remains mostly centralized, and that is the way they are exchanged. Most crypto exchanges are centralized companies, where traders and investors need to deposit their coins for safekeeping. This is a risky way to handle the funds, as exchanges remain susceptible to hacks and theft, as many realized recently, after the hack of the world’s largest exchange by trading volume, Binance.

During the hack, around 7,000 BTC (over $40 million) was taken, and sent to multiple wallets, never to be seen again — for now, at least. The hack also came as quite a shock, as Binance was known for its efficiency, security, and high levels of confidence. It also made people realize that their coins are not really theirs if they need to rely on third parties, such as exchanges, to keep them safe. As a result, many are now turning away from centralized exchanges, and are heading towards decentralized ones — also known as DEXes.

Here are some reasons why you might want to consider doing the same.

1. True ownership of your coins

The crypto community has a saying: “not your keys, not your coins.” The saying is now more relevant than ever, but it does not apply on DEXes. Decentralized exchanges

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Crypto Billionaire Predicts Massive Price Growth by 2021

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Crypto prices are once again going up, and Bitcoin has just passed a major resistance level at $6,000. With a situation like that, it is not surprising that everyone in the crypto community is looking forward to the future, wondering what to expect in years to come. Many experts have already given their predictions, some more optimistic than others, but almost all bullish.

Crypto billionaire Mike Novogratz has always been very supportive of cryptocurrencies, and very bullish on Bitcoin. He recently stated that he sees the coins’ prices triple in the following 18 months, meaning that Bitcoin’s return to $20,000 might not be far away, according to him.

He noted that Bitcoin is back to $6,000 after its price hit as low as $3,100 only a few months ago. These days, Novogratz does not believe Bitcoin will return to such lows unless there is a devastating exchange hack or a major shift in regulations. Of course, there was a big hack that had the potential to damage the coin’s price, only days ago. The world’s largest crypto exchange by trading volume, Binance, saw a significant security breach which resulted in a theft of 7,000 BTC.

However, so far, the coin did not react negatively to this incident. While Novogratz believed that such an event would shatter the new confidence in BTC, it simply did not happen. However, he…

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TokenRoll (TKR) Platform Will Take Online Casinos to the Next Level

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Corporate executives are turning to blockchain technology more than ever in an attempt to revolutionize the business world.  Although blockchain is still a relatively new concept, that hasn’t stopped more and more companies from jumping on the bandwagon.  This hot new technology has quickly gained a reputation for providing greater transparency, enhanced security, improved traceability, increased efficiency, and low costs.  One industry that could certainly benefit from decentralization is the online gambling market, specifically, online casinos.  TokenRoll (TKR) has developed a platform that appears to offer a promising alternative to centralized casinos.

Problems with Centralized Casinos

The primary reason why blockchain technology is being implemented so quickly is because it solves a lot of the problems typically associated with the traditional business model.  And online casinos are no different.  It still needs to be said that centralized casinos have proven that there is a great demand for online gambling.  The market is growing faster than anyone could have predicted, and future opportunities appear very promising and lucrative.  But industries are continually evolving and this one is no different.

A few of the problems facing centralized casinos include the following:

  • Little to no transparency
  • Consumer lack of confidence
  • Privacy concerns
  • 48-72 hour wait time for withdrawals

These are four monumental issues that need to be addressed quickly given the global growth of the market.  Casinos need to…

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