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Why Verge Could Be The Next Big Thing

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Verge is among the few blockchain-based cryptocurrency that emphasizes on an entirely anonymous and secure transaction for its users. Multiple anonymity-centric networks have played a significant role in achieving this.

It was originally developed in 2014 and given the name DogeCoinDark (it’s however not related to the Dogecoin), it is only last year that it was rebranded to Verge.

Its unique technology is actually what attracted investors, most of whom prioritize privacy.

So, how does the Verge Technology Work?

Having been improved and integrated with the Wraith Protocol technology, verge users are now able to effortlessly switch between private and public ledgers on the Verge blockchain.

Before this, private and public ledgers were mutually selected, meaning that they could not co-exist on a very similar blockchain. But investors are today free to use whatever ledger they want.

A good example was when Wraith Protocol switched ON – one will not be able to view the transaction data, not even via the blockchain explorer. In instances where lucidity is desirable, Wraith Protocol will be switched OFF automatically – revealing the transaction data on the public ledger.

Additionally, Verge makes obscure the IP addresses in both instances. When coupled with Wraith Protocol Verge certainly becomes the only undetectable cryptocurrency.

Lastly, Verges offers five different Proof-of-Work algorithms for mining. They include; Lyra2rev2, Scrypt, X17, blake2s and myr-groestl. Offering a choice of five different algorithms promotes inclusion, since a wider variety of users will now have an opportunity to not only mine but influence the network. Should one algorithm demand greater mining resources, users get an option of just switching to a different one.

How to Buy?

As indicated on its authorized website, interested investors are advised to choose from a list of highly regarded exchanges like Bittrex when buying verge coins.

Android users are privileged as they can always Verge on the move and receive or send coins using the verge wallet application on their mobile phones.

Benefits of using Verge Coin

As mentioned earlier, Verge is basically about security and maintaining user anonymity just like Monero; so that is its latent upside. Many investors are also applauding its unique technology.

Additionally, transactions on Verge are very fast, comparatively speaking. This is made possible by a Verification technology that ensures the completion of most transactions processed through Verge’s blockchain in less than five seconds.

Conclusion

It’s not a secret that Verge is making incredibly significant moves at the moment. It was recently added to Godex – another exchange which is amongst the coins that are top contenders to getting listed on Cobin Hood’s crypto trading platform. If by any chance the South Korean market resumes to the crypto space then huge numbers of crypto investors previously affected by the government’s decision to freeze crypto accounts will certainly be looking for dependable anonymous coins and of course Verge is set to top the list. Well, we only have to wait and see. Meanwhile, a trusted source has revealed that extra launches and announcements as well as external financial inspection on the coin, will be made this year.

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Disclaimer: This article should not be taken as, and is not intended to provide, investment advice. Global Coin Report and/or its affiliates, employees, writers, and subcontractors are cryptocurrency investors and from time to time may or may not have holdings in some of the coins or tokens they cover. Please conduct your own thorough research before investing in any cryptocurrency.

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How is the Crypto Market Changing?

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It has been around a month and a half since the start of 2019, and there are already some pretty obvious changes in the way the crypto market operates, especially when compared to the last year. Early 2018 was almost a complete opposite. The previous year started with cryptocurrencies at their strongest, only to see them crashing down after a few weeks. Back then, the ICO model was still quite strong, and so was the hype surrounding the crypto space. New investors kept entering the space, and new startups emerged with their tokens ready to be sold.

As the year progressed, things started to change. The prices continued to drop, the ICO model went down from around $1.4 billion in raised funds at the beginning of the year to only $100 million in the last month.

The ICO model lost investors’ trust, as many of the projects turned out to be either too weak to survive after the crypto winter struck, or scams which tricked investors out of their money and disappeared. Not to mention that the increase in ICOs popularity attracted the regulators who cracked down on them pretty hard, especially in the US.

With all of that happening, it is of a small surprise that the investors started giving up on ICOs, especially with the constant drops in prices which saw even the largest coins…

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Understanding the Uses of Different Types Of Cryptocurrencies

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Cryptocurrencies – a term which has become incredibly prominent in the mainstream media during recent years due to the proliferation of Bitcoin millionaires. As a result, the new form of currency has earned an almost infamous status. However, as with any major step forward, there is still much confusion regarding the use of cryptocurrencies, what different types of innovative electronic cash exist and what they might mean for the future.

We’re putting all of this to rest as we explain what each of the leading cryptocurrencies can do.

Bitcoin

The most popular form of cryptocurrency, Bitcoin was first thought up in 2008 by the elusive and still unknown creator, Satoshi Nakamoto, who published the whitepaper online.

It took almost a decade for the cryptocurrency to reach its peak, but in December 2017 a single Bitcoin roughly exchanged for the price of $17,000, meaning anyone who held a substantial amount of the electronic cash became significantly wealthy.

In its early years, the cryptocurrency was strictly used as an alternative for cash transactions, and predominantly for trading goods and services. However as it has increased in popularity, its range of uses has also widened, now deployed for a variety of purposes including acting as collateral for investments at merchant banks, a direct debit for subscriptions services and most notably for sports betting.

Ripple

Bitcoin’s closest source of competition, Ripple was founded…

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New DoJ Ruling May Cripple Gambling dApps

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A new decision made by the US Justice Department has expanded restrictions regarding online gambling in the US affecting gambling dApps. While the Federal Wire Act of 1961 prohibited online gambling regarding sports since 2011, the new decision expanded on this, and it now includes all forms of internet gambling. Unfortunately for many, this now also includes cryptocurrencies.

The new decision came due to considerable difficulties when it comes to guaranteeing that only interstate betting will take place and that payments will not be routed via different states.

The new announcement was explained in a 23-page-long opinion issued by the Department of Justice’s legal team, which pointed out that the 2011 decision misinterpreted the law. According to that decision, transferring funds was to be considered a violation, but data transfers were not included. By exploiting this oversight, it was possible for gamblers to turn to internet gambling. Unsurprisingly, many have realized this early on, including startups, as well as large, established firms. This, of course, also included cryptocurrency companies as well.

The new decision changes what is allowed online

The decision to include all forms of internet gambling is a massive hit in the…

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