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Here is how Ripple’s solutions can help Amazon to reach the next level

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You think Amazon has become so big that it does not need any other company’s tech to keep growing? Think again. If the tech is as advantageous as Ripple’s XRP and other solutions, then why not. Here in this post, I’ll try to explain why Ripple’s technology would be the best option for giants like Amazon to reach the next level.

So, in recent times, everyone in the cryptosphere seems to be so worried about the conditions of the market that inevitably many of the holders are starting to succumb to the generalized pressure, and are selling their holdings to protect their investments.

In this sense, for the one part, it results in a very comprehensible action, it just doesn’t seem like the takeoff is at the back of the corner. But on the other, it looks as well like many of the enthusiasts and investors are simply forgetting the normal behavior of the sector, and how we tend to go from the very bottom to a massive peak in a matter of time.

In relation to this, some of the most important figures in the crypto world have shared their thoughts in an attempt to calm the masses. For instance, the CEO of IOHK and co-founder of Cardano (ADA), Charles Hoskinson, recently stated that this is not something new, he said that,

“we’ve been here before,” and as we did before we will manage to take control of the market one more time, we just need to remember that is not that big a deal, “everything’s fine.”

Following the line of being calmed, one may think this is actually the best time to think of the possibilities that many cryptos have, and the help they can provide to the whole market. For instance, Ripple’s XRP, which has the potential for adoption by giant platforms like Amazon could give a quick upturn to the current scenarios. Let’s see how.

What Ripple has to offer

Rumors of a likely adoption of Ripple’s XRP by giants companies are actually not that new. In fact, at the end of last year, it was commented already that Amazon could be adding XRP as a payment solution on their platform, which in case of happening would certainly be great news for the crypto world. But what does Ripple have to offer that may be of interest for Amazon and other tech giants? Here we enlist a few characteristics:

  1. Transaction speed and cost: Ripple’s XRP has proven to be very trustable crypto while making a transaction. In fact, it takes only 3.3 seconds for Ripple’s platform to make a transaction, and when it comes to costs, it is by far one of the cheapest solutions in the cryptosphere with a fee per transaction of only $0.0004, which undoubtedly would be characteristic of interest for Amazon.
  2. Business relations: Ripple has established the most solid partnerships all across the globe, and the best of all is that it has engaged with thousands of banking institutions, creating like this a link between virtual currencies and the regular financial system. Also, the crypto possesses a large number of prominent endorsements already, such as the ones of MasterCard, American Express, Banco de Santander, Western Union, and others; and this, to say the least, is for sure something that would represent a huge benefit for a company like Amazon.
  3. Accountability: Putting aside the current conditions of the market, Ripple’s XRP has always characterized for being one of the top 3 cryptos with the lowest value per coin, which, of course, represents a huge advantage if we take into consideration how would it be the conversion from crypto to fiat money on the Amazon’s platform.

Conclusion

There isn’t a doubt that when it comes to considering a crypto to help Amazon to go further, XRP is the best option. However, some pieces of stuff should be considered as well to think of this as an actual possibility.

For instance, the integration of XRP in each one of the Ripple’s solution could be an essential step towards a broader acceptance, and on the other hand, the adoption on important exchanges such as Binance and Coinbase could also be of use.

Concerning Coinbase, many things still need to be resolved before this becomes a reality, but when we talk about Binance, the possibility is way closer. In fact, Wiss Ratings recently declared that they “think that the #XRP is the fastest digital asset to transfer funds between exchanges.” A message they concluded by saying that “It only makes sense for #Binance to use it as the base #currency.”

We can all be sure that great things are coming shortly. Will Ripple’s XRP be used on Amazon platform? Stay tuned. We all may be surprised.

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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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Cryptocurrency Collateralized Debt Positions Are Growing in Popularity

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While Bitcoin (BTC) continues to hover around the magical 10,000 price level, altcoins continue to fight an uphill battle.  Simply put, hopes of a future bull run continue to diminish as Bitcoin maintains its dominance.  One school of thought is that a few altcoins will survive and flourish, but which ones are anyone’s guess.  That being said, it’s hard to go wrong picking against the top coins like Ethereum (ETH), Ripple (XRP), Litecoin (LTC), and EOS.  These projects have managed to find a foothold in the market and have a better chance than most of staying there.  While traders wait for their positions to increase in value, one opportunity that may be worth looking at is initiating a collateralized debt position.

What is a Cryptocurrency CDP?

In traditional terms, a CDP is essentially putting up collateral in order to receive a loan against the deposited amount.  There are several examples of this in our day to day lives.  Auto title loans from large companies like TitleMax are extremely popular with consumers.  Consumers are essentially able to use their car as collateral in exchange for a cash payment which can then be used for whatever needs the consumer has.  The consumer can continue using their car as long as debt payments are made.

The same concept applies to cryptocurrency CDPs.  Consumers are able to put up crypto tokens, such as…

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