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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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KaratGold Proves Its Business Model By Providing Official Documents

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There has been a lot of renewed enthusiasm in the cryptocurrency market thanks mainly to Bitcoin’s strong move about 10,000.  Although Bitcoin continues to show its dominance, the altcoin market has yet to benefit from that rally.  A few of the largest altcoins remain popular but the rest of the market continues to lag behind.  In 2018, there was a lot of talk regarding a possible altcoin apocalypse where only the strong would survive.  That prediction appears to be playing out as expected.  Going forward, only the best projects that have a real world need will survive.  Crypto traders will have to spend a lot of their time doing proper research in order to find the best opportunities, just like in all financial markets.  One promising project that appears to have the makings of a future winner is KaratGold Coin.

KaratGold Background

KaratGold Coin is a cryptocurrency developed by the reputable German company Karatbars International, which maintains a leading position in the market of small gold items and investments. The project is part of a larger ecosystem, which involves several blockchain solutions that can be used for transactions, communication, investing and other tasks. During the past few weeks, however, the KaratGold ecosystem has been a target of unsavory scam allegations.  

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ICTE May Bring About Sweeping Changes for Cryptocurrency Exchanges

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Cryptocurrency has taken the world by storm during the last few years. An entirely new financial market was created almost overnight which has captured the imagination of all its participants. Cryptocurrency is even starting to attract institutional money from investment banks, hedge funds, and other proprietary trading firms. Despite the rapid growth, traders remain extremely frustrated by having to deal with the fragmented nature of centralized crypto exchanges.

A Change is Needed

When cryptocurrency first began, there weren’t many participants and the trading volume was relatively insignificant. But, over time, that has radically changed. Some tokens now have a capitalization in the billions and are being traded 24-7 by institutions all over the world. Despite the volume, significant problems exist with the current way that exchanges work. Some of those problems include the following:

  • Constant fear of hackers
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  • Fragmented liquidity
  • Risk of identity theft

One of the biggest issues regarding centralized exchanges is the risk of being hacked. These hack stories seem to always be circulating around the internet. While experienced traders may have the tools to avoid becoming a victim, potential new traders have zero interest in dealing with this. And it’s not just the small exchanges that are at risk. Even large exchanges, such as Mt. Gox and Binance, are subject to being hacked.

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SonicX and Dash Could Challenge Facebook’s Libra for Global Payments Market Share

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When Satoshi Nakamoto unveiled Bitcoin to the world, the dream was always for Bitcoin to serve as a new universal currency.  It would be free from the bureaucracy of governments.  And free from the tyranny of the old-world financial cartels.  Although the dream hasn’t yet materialized, it comes closer and closer with each passing day.

One of the biggest roadblocks for Bitcoin has been scalability.  At a speed of approximately 7 transactions per second, Bitcoin lags behind other cryptocurrencies like Ripple and global payment processors like Visa.  Many expect the lightning network to have a positive impact on Bitcoin’s TPS but until that comes to fruition, mass adoption will likely need another significant development.

Libra Currency Announcement

One development that could help pave the way toward mass adoption is the launch of the Libra currency.  Libra is expected to go live during the first half of 2020 according to Facebook’s June announcement.  According to Facebook, Libra will make sending money online cheaper and faster.  It will also have a hand in improving access to financial services, especially for the unbanked.  Given Facebook’s global reach, including many third world countries, providing financial access to the unbanked could provide a huge spark to global economies.  Additionally, it could provide the growth spark that cryptocurrency needs.

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