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Reasons Why Zilliqa Holders Can Expect a Highly Profitable 2018

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Zilliqa (Zil) is one of the most recent cryptocurrencies that made their way to the traders across the world. It was introduced on January 25th of this year, at the time when almost the entire market was in shambles due to the plummeting in Bitcoin’s price. It is now a well-known fact that Bitcoin is the largest cryptocurrency that currently exists in terms of both market capitalization and price. Despite these two facts, the debacle in January 2018 made this coin susceptible to volatility and various security threats thereby creating considerable doubt in the crypto-traders’ minds. Under the circumstances, making progress as a recently introduced coin is incredibly difficult for any currency. But Zilliqa made this ostensibly impossible job possible with its sui generis features.

Zilliqa was introduced as the first through-put public blockchain in the world and started making inroads right after its tokenization preceded by a successful ICO token sale. This unique feature accompanied by several others has helped this coin grabbing attention of a significant number of traders. As a result, there hasn’t been any major downfall in this currency’s price and market cap so far and Zilliqa managed to gain a commendable position on Coinmarketcap toppling many potential big guns. Here, Zilliqa Sharding, one of the most recently implemented processes of Zilliqa would be discussed along with other major advantages to accentuate the fact why holding onto this coin would be a judicious decision this year.

Zilliqa Sharding Process

In DBMS, Sharding refers to a technique of partitioning various data in a database or search engine horizontally. In this way, the fragments of a single piece of data would be stored in different locations ensuring security in case of incidents like hacking. In case of blockchain technology, sharding refers to a simple yet efficient process where mining would be fragmentized into several smaller parts known as “shards”. It is a mandatory approach to increase the scalability of a blockchain protocol.

Ethereum was the first cryptocurrency to make an endeavor to implement the sharding process in blockchain in order to get rid of malicious nodes and mitigate the difficulty in constructing a consensus algorithm. However, the randomness of these mining shards causes a communication problem. The development team of Zilliqa has been able to nullify this problem by designing a system where all the shards would work simultaneously. The sharding approach was chosen by the Zilliqa team also enables them to have a copy of the current state of every single node. The advantages that Zilliqa Sharding offers include:

  • In sharding, nodes are divided into shards. When the number of nodes increases, the number of shards also increases proportionally to accommodate new nodes within the system. As a result, the network traffic always remains free from any kind of congestion.
  • Due to less congestion, the blockchain of this cryptocurrency offers a highly scalable and fast transaction system which not only saves the time of their traders but also saves from the unnecessary wastage of electricity and expenditure.
  • Sharding makes this cryptocurrency more secure. As the mining is done in different fragments spread across different locations, it becomes nearly impossible for the cybercriminals to hack important data or currency tokens from this platform.

Notable Partnerships:

Zilliqa has engaged in several partnerships this year in order to increase their token circulation and popularity to the crypto-traders. During last month of this year, Zilliqa partnered with two other major cryptocurrencies – Bluezelle and Genaro Network. Both of these currencies offer their support to Zilliqa as a distributed backend storage provider. As a result, DApp developers now can choose a storage provider of their own preference, with the API (Application Program Interface) support from Genaro Network and Bluezelle.

Major Events:

The development team of this cryptocurrency has been extremely busy throughout this month as they have already attended several cryptocurrency meet-ups such as the World Digital Asset Summit in Singapore, Bloxpo meet-up in Stockholm, Sweden, and many more. They are also about to attend a major cryptocurrency meet-up in Singapore on 23rd May. With these events, more traders would come across this ingenious currency and its features eventually increasing its popularity.

Current State of Zilliqa:

As of 21st May 2018, Zilliqa holds the 25th position on Coinmarketcap with a price nearly equivalent to $0.15 and a market capitalization of nearly 1 billion USD. The currency continues its bullish run as both the price and market cap charts are showing a steady upward trend.

Final Thoughts:

Zilliqa possesses one of the most efficient development teams in the crypto-world and is constantly making new ameliorations for their holders. According to their latest progress report, they have improved their testnet deployment system along with making major changes to their main protocol. This coin has been able to get a position among the top thirty currencies within a few months. Hence judging by this trend it can be inferred that Zilliqa holders can be hopeful about a very profitable 2018.

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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.”

Mr. Yamagata has been…

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