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Stellar News: XLM To Dominate Cross-Border Payments

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Cryptocurrency experts from all corners of the world agree that right now is the best time to buy Stellar (XLM). While the latest market behavior was far from perfect, and prices of many coins have dropped, cryptos like Stellar are extremely undervalued at this point.

At the time of writing, top cryptos are trading in the green, which might mean that the situation is getting better. Stellar’s current price is at $0.226430, with 2% increase in the last 24 hours. Despite the fact that this is far from a real bull run, analysts agree that the real price surge is bound to arrive sooner or later.

Recent Stellar news claims that this XLM price does not match its fundamentals, which places Stellar in a perfect position for growth. This is due to its nature, as well as the ultimate purpose for which the coin was designed.

What makes Stellar special?

Just like Ripple (XRP), Stellar also aims to revolutionize cross-border payments, and make them faster, cheaper, more efficient, and possible at any time of day or night. The largest difference between the two is that Ripple is focusing on providing its services to banks and other financial institutions, while Stellar aims to deliver the same to individuals.

In addition, Stellar has partnered up with IBM a while back, and IBM offers its own services to around 97% of the global banking system. In short, by partnering with IBM, Stellar also has a unique opportunity to get access to other IBM’s partners as well. Not only that, but IBM’s international payments solution allows these banks to settle any payment in fiat currencies, and not only Stellar.

This is a very big deal for banks since most of them are not ready to start working with cryptocurrencies, either due to laws in different countries or because of their own policies. Because of that, banks are more likely to go for those solutions that do not force them to deal with cryptocurrencies.

Recent Stellar news also claims that Interstellar is making game-changing moves, that are expected to make this coin’s blockchain even more interesting and attractive to banks and financial institutions. Some reports mention payment channels that plan to introduce new features, such as interoperability, privacy, and scalability. Privacy has always been an important issue when it comes to finances, which is another very important advantage for Stellar.

Scalability and interoperability are also very important. In the finance industry, thousands upon thousands of transactions are made every second, and Stellar’s system is making big steps to always be able to instantly satisfy the industry’s needs.

All of this points out to a massive use case for Stellar, which likely means that this is a coin that will never go away. As such, it can only grow as time progresses. For this reason, investors believe that buying the coin while it is cheap might bring them significant gains in the future.

The finance industry is a market with a worth of trillions of dollars. The coin that dominates this market will be the largest one in the world, and XLM stands more than a good chance to be that coin.

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TokenPay (TPAY), Litecoin, and Verge (XVG) alliance about to transpire

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Ever since the cryptocurrency sphere was met with the news of the partnership between Litecoin Foundation, TokenPay, and Verge (XVG), the idea of them coming together has been among the most controversial news to ever surface in the cryptocurrency world.

The collaboration managed to even draw the attention of one of the most renowned crypto-influencer and bitcoin campaigner, Tone Vays. In his usual style, Tone took to Twitter handle on hearing the news, tweeting and expressing his disapproval while criticizing the creators of the three cryptocurrencies for allowing such a move to occur.

In retaliation to the attacks from Tone, Charlie Lee, the MD, and founder of Litecoin (LTC) posted his clarification on Reddit on the 17th July in regards to the partnership. Litecoin’s CEO started by explaining the dissimilarities between Litecoin as a currency and Litecoin as a company.

In his remarks, he said that Litecoin as a blockchain and crypto network is a decentralized network, whereas Litecoin Foundation as a company is a centralized non-profit institution whose goal is to ensure Litecoin (LTC) is developed, adopted, and used. Charlie also mentioned that Litecoin’s cryptocurrency and blockchain technologies did not require his direct services at the moment hence his concentration on Litecoin Foundation.

Charlie Lee made his remarks known saying:

“If Litecoin Foundation (LF) is exposed to not doing a good job, nothing should prevent another organisation to step in and do a better job. This is…

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Here’s Why This Coin Still Has Wings (WINGS)

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WINGS, a decentralized crowdfunding platform based on the Ethereum blockchain, has had a great run over the past two months. Culminating in a peak of US $.23 just a few days ago, the currency behind the product has more than doubled since it’s lows of early September.

Despite the slight downturn WINGS is currently experiencing, this crypto-favorite may not be done running up the green candles on your favorite exchange just yet. A small drop like we had today was actually expected and could be considered healthy by long-term investors. These dips are also appreciated by those of us waiting to get in on a project we feel has real potential. WINGS has shown us that potential and is now presenting a great buying opportunity for speculators and traders looking for the next wave of support to lift this coin into the stratosphere.

What is WINGS?
WINGS was created to nurture project proposals via the Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) model. Using blockchain networks and smart contracts, the platform allows the WINGS community to promote proposals with the greatest chance of positive returns. WINGS, in essence, is a decentralized forecasting ecosystem, where token holders are given an incentive to make choices concerning projects on the platform.

The DAO is a popular concept for crypto-projects that want to remain entirely on the web. Using the peer-to-peer technology of blockchain and smart contracts to enforce the rules of participation is…

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4 Things That Will Make An Altcoin Successful

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Since the crypto craze began, there have been hundreds of altcoins that have emerged and attempted to take over the world of crypto with their advanced and innovative ideas. While these days there are well over 2,000 individual coins, there have been many more to emerge and disappear, all within the last 10 years.

Clearly, having an idea and launching the coin itself is not enough. While it is by no means easy to do so, there are additional measures and rules that you, as an altcoin creator, need to consider if you want your coin to remain relevant. Clearly, not every idea can succeed, and after 10 years, it is quite difficult to present something new. However, cryptos are still a new technology, which is why there are still many unexplored possibilities that may allow you to reach success.

Secrets to altcoin success

1. Capturing the attention

As mentioned earlier, there is not a lot of things that are simple when it comes to creating altcoins. However, while your plan and idea make sense to you, no matter how complex they end up being, this will not be the case with potential investors. Many of them might give up on getting involved if they do not understand what the coin is all about, or if the road ahead seems too complicated and unclear.

This is why having an idea is not enough. What you need to…

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