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Ripple (XRP) Is Taking 10 XRP Holders to an Invite-Only Snoop Dogg Performance

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Ripple is doing an amazing job while climbing in the market towards acquiring a one dollar value per one XRP. This coin is more likely to reach the unofficially set goal by the end of this week, which would mean that Ripple will have set another goal – to get back at trading at its record price of around 3$ per one unit. However, what we are mostly interested in is the most recent competition craze the XRP team has started with two different competitions on board. And what about the main prize?

All XRP users got a chance to win a ticket to an exclusive invite-only happening held by XRP where Snoop Dog will be performing for the hand-picked XRP exclusive guests. Let’s find out more about this competition as well as what Ripple can gain from this kind of publicity.

Ripple Is Holding Competitions for XRP Holders

Since the case of the most recent events, you were able to follow up with a competition hosted by XRP called, Twitter Trivia. Entering this competition you are actually signing up for answering three trivia questions about XRP and Ripple. The competition started and ended on April 26th when it was announced that all XRP users would be eligible to answer trivia questions that would be asked during the day at a random time. The fastest users to get all three answers correct are the ones who will win the grand prize.

The second competition started on May 2nd and was announced to last until May 3rd. The name of this competition is Make a Meme, and on this occasion, all users were invited to make memes and tag Ripple with all memes related to predicting Ripple’s price in a funny way and in the spirit of the pop culture.

Ripple posted a press release in the name of the NYC blockchain week, stating that Snoop Dog will be performing on May 15th for an exclusive invite-only company. Due to the importance of this event, Ripple will reward the top 10 competitors from both competitions, Twitter Trivia and Make a Meme, with tickets to this exclusive event. They have further added that tickets for this event are not available for sale as the initial happening is being made for invite-only guests with the exception of also hosting this event for top ten winners.

Ripple team has also added that they are celebrating because they have managed to create faster, more scalable and cost-effective system that showcased that collaboration between cryptos and the “real world” isn’t that far away.

Can Ripple Reach 1$ Price Over this Weekend?

At the beginning of May 4th, it really seemed that Ripple had great odds to achieve the awaited price of 1$ per one unit as this currency was being dealt at the price of 0.91$ per one XRP. Just a day before, XRP was being traded at the price of 0.95$ getting even closer to the initial goal of one dollar price per one XRP.

However, we can see Ripple dropping against BTC at a minor rate of decrease while it has also dropped against the dollar, only to get back up again for 1.23%, while trying to remain its stability against this fiat currency.

Now, when Ripple is being traded at the price of 0.88$ per one unit while still being traded in the green against the dollar, although with a slight decrease that occurred in the last few hours, we can still see Ripple surging towards 1$ per one XRP in case the market doesn’t decide to plummet once again.

How is Ripple doing at the Current Moment?

Ripple has been among the top three cryptos that have managed to get close to or managed to achieve, the set goal price. That is how Bitcoin is approaching the price of 10.000$ per one BTC, while Ethereum has passed the value of 800$ per one unit.

XRP has dropped for a couple percents against the dollar while we can still see it dropping in oppose to Bitcoin, which means that Bitcoin is doing better than XRP at the moment.

However, Ripple showed a pretty flattering rate of volatility when it managed to rise back up again against the dollar only a couple of hours after dropping.

With the latest change in the market, Ripple can be traded at the price of 0.88$ per one unit, which is still far from its record price of around 3$ that was set back at the beginning of 2018, in January.

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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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