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Ripple (XRP) To Soon Be Available In The Philippines Through This Platform




The Ripple website’s buyer’s guide lists all the exchanges that a trader can buy XRP. The list includes the popular exchanges of Bitstamp, Kraken, Coinone, Bitso, Coincheck, Korbit, Qryptos, Bitbank, Bitsane, BTC Markets, LiteBit, Bitcoin Co. Ltd, Gatehub,,, BitOasis and SBI Virtual Currencies.

Many Ripplers already know that the SBI Virtual Currencies exchange went live only a few days ago. In the announcement, the SBI Group wants XRP to be the centerpiece for the trading platform. The exchange went ahead and listed XRP as the only digital asset that will be available at first.

The exchange has since added Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) to the website’s buyers guide on cryptocurrencies. Further investigations yield that the exchange will allow pre-registered users to start trading in the new cryptocurrencies as early as Monday 18th of June. All three cryptocurrencies of XRP, BTC, and BCH will be paired against the Japanese Yen.

Revisiting the Ripple buyers guide once again, yields an exchange or platform that has been listed as ‘coming soon’.

SBI Virtual Currencies next to a ‘coming soon’ exchange on the Ripple website’s buyers guide

This new platform that XRP will be listed on, is known as Satoshi Citadel Industries (SCI). A quick google search indicates that the platform is based in the Philippines. SCI deals with payment processing as well as international remittances. The latter is a field XRP has specialized in, making the listing on SCI even more exciting.

SCI also deals with mobile money payments and currently has an app known as Rebit that works on the Bitcoin network. Rebit allows users to transfer funds globally as well as other payments such as payroll, payment of monthly bills and loading mobile phones with prepaid talk time. Perhaps SCI and Ripple will come up with an xCurrent powered app similar to the one showcased by Santander only a few weeks ago.

Back in May last year, SCI had declared their intentions of listing XRP on their platform. In the announcement, they said that:

“SCI will soon start supporting Ripple’s XRP across several of our services. Starting with, our users will be able to buy and sell XRP with Philippine Pesos fast, safe, and easy, with support on for remittances and for mobile money to follow in future integrations.”

As soon as SCI integrates XRP, then the liquidity of the coin would have expanded to another global powerhouse in mobile App remittances. The sky is the limit for Ripple in the remittance industry.

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XNO Token of Xeno NFT Hub listed on Bithumb Korea Exchange



Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 25th January, 2021, // ChainWire //

Xeno Holdings Limited ( ), 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 ( ), 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. One of the ways to have a successful trading…

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Should Crypto Projects Devote Resources to Community Growth and Marketing?



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



Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 24th December, 2020, // ChainWire //

The XENO NFT Hub ( 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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