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Verge (XVG) GUI Miner Beta is Up and Running

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With the latest rise in prices after a prolonged downtrend, Verge (XVG) has finally started to show some improvement gaining over 7% in the course of the last 24 hours.

After the talked-about semi-fiasco that came as a part of Verge/Brazzers/Pornhub love triangle, where XVG lost a great part of its popularity by not managing to prove to the community that MindGeek partnership that brought them to Pornhub in the first place, was actually worth 75 million XVG.

At last, a couple of days ago Verge currency shared a couple of announcements from their official Twitter account, announcing a potential deal for RSK integration as well as announcing the new GUI miner for mining XVG.

Verge Releases the Announced GUI Miner

Approximately a week after the original announcement that Verge is preparing to release a new friendly GUI miner that would improve the security as well as the efficiency of the mining process involving XVG, the new GUI miner was released to the public.

The official announcement that confirmed the final release of the miner beta version came on June 25th, not long after the user-friendly miner was announced.

Verge seems to be literally on the verge of making something out of what they have since it seems to be turning out that Pornhub partnership wasn’t as welcomes into the community as expected. At least not welcomed at the price it came as a partner to Verge community.

So, this GUI miner might be just the right thing to provide the needed push to XVG.

The new miner was released for Windows operative system while the OS version is still to come out. GridcoreGFX was the main supporter as well as the developer of the newly released miner, also making a strong supporter of XVG.

Upon the release, there was already a crowd of XVG miners waiting to try out the latest miner for mining XVG, so you can see that the newly added thread on  Reddit as a support for this topic was pretty trending.

While some of the Redditors complained about not having the miner made open source, other Redditors complied stating that having this miner open source would make it vulnerable with attackers, explaining the reason why the new GUI miner was not made to be open source.

In the meanwhile, the reviewers of the newly released miner for XVG described the miner in their feedback as pretty smooth and easy to use in the domain of the interface, which was obviously designed with a purpose of being user-friendly while providing a smooth experience.

The new miner enables XVG miners to choose an algorithm of choice prior to starting a mining session, alongside with providing an ecosystem for miners that doesn’t require many setups, that way making it simple.

However, it is said that although the new GUI miner has as little setup as possible alongside with user-friendly interface, it still has flaws in terms of sometimes losing hash power as well as not providing thread options.

Balancing sides between occasional unavailability of mining serves and providing users with easy-to-use tools for mining the new XVG miner still makes up for a solid miners’ bay.

Verge has also had many issues with hack attacks, with the last one taking place not that long ago while taking away 35 million XVG units, which probably shook the trust of investors they have had placed in Verge currency.

By creating a more secure environment for miners, XVG might get a solid chance of increasing the level of security, that way preventing attacks in the future.

Verge (XVG) Performance

The market showed a strong sign of recovery on June 25th, when the majority of currencies started to go up with Verge taking over 6% against the dollar. The date also marked the official release of the XVG new GUI miner, introducing XVG to another benevolent day in the market.

More than 90% of the currencies are going up today as well, however in a more modest manner while barely going over 1% against the dollar.

In the last 24 hours, XVG went up by 1.97% while being traded at the price of 0.023$.

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Aluna.Social is a Compelling Social Platform for Crypto Traders and Investors

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When one thinks about the social media landscape, the companies that first come to mind are most likely Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Snapchat.  These platforms are a great way to stay connected with friends, families, and colleagues, especially when geographic distance is a factor.  But, in addition to just chatting about life in general and sharing pictures, social media can be used to bridge the information gap that exists within the investment community.

Over the last decade, many trading offices have been established in large cities all over the world which allow solo traders and investors to pay a monthly fee in exchange for a workspace.  The real benefit to trading in these offices is to participate in the free flow of trading ideas and information.  Proprietary trading is one of the most challenging careers to be successful at and the exchange of ideas is almost required in order to succeed.  Traders at hedge funds and investment banks work in teams so why shouldn’t remote traders?

While these trading offices are a great way to help bridge the information gap, Aluna.Social may provide an even better way, especially as it relates to cryptocurrency trading.

Mission Statement

Aluna.Social, founded by Alvin Lee and Henrique Matias, is a multi-exchange social trading terminal for crypto traders and investors.  The goal of the platform is to help newcomers shorten their learning curve,…

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CoinFlip Scores Big with BRD Wallet Partnership

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As the crypto markets move closer to mass adoption, one of the keys for future success will revolve around attracting as many market participants as possible.  While many crypto users are extremely tech oriented, a lot of those on the sidelines are not.  The cause of waiting on the sidelines could be due to a variety of reasons such as fear of the unknown, lack of knowledge, age, or a combination of all of the above.  In order to entice new users to join the crypto revolution, crypto ATMs are rising up across the country.  Of those, the largest and most influential crypto ATM company by a significant margin is CoinFlip.

In early October, CoinFlip announced on its Twitter that it had officially partnered with BRD Wallet to re-introduce their crypto ATM map.  Now, BRD wallet users will be able to locate their nearest CoinFlip ATM and receive a 10% discount for both buys and sells.  BRD brand awareness is growing quickly within the crypto community thanks to its innovative and entrepreneurial spirit.  The team strongly believes in the value of financial freedom and independence, and want to empower people across the world by leveraging the possibilities that Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies provide.

Cryptocurrencies are already making a huge difference around the world.  Citizens of Venezuela, a country devastated by rampant inflation, have been using several cryptocurrencies…

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Cryptocurrency Collateralized Debt Positions Are Growing in Popularity

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While Bitcoin (BTC) continues to hover around the magical 10,000 price level, altcoins continue to fight an uphill battle.  Simply put, hopes of a future bull run continue to diminish as Bitcoin maintains its dominance.  One school of thought is that a few altcoins will survive and flourish, but which ones are anyone’s guess.  That being said, it’s hard to go wrong picking against the top coins like Ethereum (ETH), Ripple (XRP), Litecoin (LTC), and EOS.  These projects have managed to find a foothold in the market and have a better chance than most of staying there.  While traders wait for their positions to increase in value, one opportunity that may be worth looking at is initiating a collateralized debt position.

What is a Cryptocurrency CDP?

In traditional terms, a CDP is essentially putting up collateral in order to receive a loan against the deposited amount.  There are several examples of this in our day to day lives.  Auto title loans from large companies like TitleMax are extremely popular with consumers.  Consumers are essentially able to use their car as collateral in exchange for a cash payment which can then be used for whatever needs the consumer has.  The consumer can continue using their car as long as debt payments are made.

The same concept applies to cryptocurrency CDPs.  Consumers are able to put up crypto tokens, such as…

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