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VeChain (VET) is as busy as a Bee in Q2 of 2018

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VeChain was also a victim of the long market dip in the first quarter of 2018 like most of the cryptocurrencies. But, now the time has come for making a rebound and VeChain is all set to bounce back, as a much stronger cryptocurrency. As of 16th April 2018, at the time of writing the price of VeChain shows $3.42 USD (1.64%) and the volume (24h) is $80,302,700 USD approximately. The market cap presently shows over $1.7 billion USD. There are speculations that Ethereum may soon lose its dominance in the cryptocurrency market due to the promising future of crypto coins like VeChain, OmiseGO, and EOS. The network of VeChain (VET) is faster and cheaper than that of Ethereum.

VeChain and Mainnet Relationship

The cryptocurrency enthusiasts can countdown the launch of VeChain’s own Mainnet along with the official page of VeChain’s projects. The launch of the Mainnet by VeChain team is a likely reason for the investors to hold on to the crypto coin even when the times were difficult. It is almost a silent agreement that the coins and tokens that operate on their own platforms are worth holding on to. Therefore, one may expect the price of VET to go up, up and away after the launch of its own Mainnet.

Selection of VEN Masternodes

Authority Mastercode plays an integral part in the execution of VechainThor full node that has the sole authorization to produce blocks and authenticate them. 101 Authority Masternodes will be launched on the VeChainThor platform. A server and a level of 250,000 VET collaterals have been set as the minimum level of performance for a user to become an Authority Masternode owner. Authority Masternodes are rewarded by the network to the users who maintain VeChainThor blockchain and take part in Platform Governance. The rewards (Authority Masternodes) given out to the users are dependent on five categories, namely

  1. Enterprise users
  2. Blockchain developers
  3. Business development teams
  4. Contributors from the community, and
  5. Research partners.

The user will also have to undergo a KYC verification process that will recognize their ownership of Authority Masternode. In order to ensure a secure environment for the performing nodes (runs on Linux), the company suggests the owners use cloud services. The set of requirements to maintain the ownership of Authority Masternodes is quite strict. For instance, if the VET collateral reaches below 250,000 and if a node fails to generate blocks less than 3 times in 24 hours will result in loss of ownership. Other conditions include the discovery of high-risk vulnerabilities on the node, the owner who does not follow the voting result or if they start a malicious attack on the blockchain nodes.

VeChain and AssetLink

VeChain collaborated with AssetLink (Joint Supply Chain Management Application of Xiamen Innov, Corelink, and VeChain) on 12th April 2018. The areas of specialization of Xiamen Innov Information Technology Co. LTD (Innov) are research, manufacture, and marketing. Also renowned for RFID products, the main reason for collaboration with Innov is to incorporate VeChainThor technology across a wide range of platforms. They have upped the game by partnering up with giants like Hyundai, Coca-Cola, Samsung, Huawei, Apple, ZTE, Dell, Lenovo, and Asus. VeChain is also now the partner of Smart Corelink that provides cloud platform software services, application software development services, and hardware supply chain services.

The collaboration among VeChain, Corelink and Xiamen Innov has led to the creation of an advanced decentralised application (or dApp) called AssetLink manager. AssetLink is set to run on a peer-to-peer network instead of a single computer. The first version of the app is ready for use. Other than blockchain technology, AssetLink incorporates artificial intelligence, IoT technologies and cloud technologies. The enterprises will be benefited from the apps as they can store and track inventories, physical assets, and outputted data.

According to VeChain,

“From now until the release of mainnet, Xiamen Innov and Smart Corelink will be working to onboard their existing customers onto this service providing robust supply chain management, smart appliance solutions, and product lifespan analytic modules that provide immense value as defined by their pilot members”

VeChain and Shanghai eGrid Consulting Co. LTD Partnership

Shanghai eGrid Consulting Co. LTD partnered up with VET Foundation as VeChain had come up with a viable automobile solution. The company has experience in the automotive industry and can boast of clients like SAIC Volkswagen Automotive Co. Shanghai eGrid Consulting Co. LTD provides domestic and international data services to companies.

The news regarding VeChain (VET) partnering up with so many international companies and conglomerates and the launch of its own Mainnet are most likely to increase the value of the crypto coin in the market. In the Q2, so far VeChain has been showing a positive ‘uptrend’ largely. The automotive industry will also keep the VET Foundation busy. Therefore investing in the crypto coin at this moment can turn out for the best in future when its price increases substantially.

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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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