You are definitely your own bank with Monero (XMR). It is an open source crypto which has climbed the ladder so fast since it was first launched in April 2014 due to it being secure, private and untraceable.
Monero (XMR) is absolutely private and ensures all that you trade the one you trade to, as well as the extent you trade, are completely unknown. In fact, all the transaction history of both the receiver and the sender are kept confidential and are untraceable.
The scenario for Monero’s introduction
Evidently, Monero (XMR) offers the highest security to its users as their transactions are not exposed at any rate. With other cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin, for instance, the addresses of the sender and the receiver are exposed publicly.
For this traceability concern, there was a need to sort it out so that user transactions can be obscured. The solution was, therefore, the introduction of Monero (XMR).
At this moment in time, if Monero and bitcoin were equally valued with same sized infrastructure, which crypto would you have, to spend, to hold, and to receive? One that announces all that you have when and how much spent? Or one that is so private, fungible and untraceable?
Basically, Monero (XMR) has ring signatures that scramble the addresses of the parties in a transaction – hence making it untraceable. Therefore, it holds the stage for being a number one crypto when it comes to privacy.
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Why should Monero be preferred over Bitcoin? Undoubtedly, BTC was launched way early than Monero – to be specific in 2009 compared to Monero in 2014. Many got to know bitcoin more, and are therefore flocking to it, not that there are no better cryptocurrencies, but rather they are unaware of them.
Monero (XMR) is simply a superior choice than Bitcoin in comparison because of the following:
Superior mining algorithm
Monero (XMR) is best for long-term investment than Bitcoin (BTC). Adding to its perfect security, personal computers as well as ordinary laptops can aid in mining Monero, unlike Bitcoin which requires a special Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC).
With Bitcoin, all the information about the sender and the receiver are visible which is not the case with Monero that has the highest anonymity. As more individuals learn more about the privacy of transactions offered by Monero, the more Monero’s valuation will grow – recent studies confirm.
Expected future valuation
This is just a no-brainer as the current price graph explains it all. There is simply a rapid growth when you look at the price of Monero (XMR) with an increase of 11.14% within the past 24 hours.
You would be wrong if you thought it was only the price that increased because its supply as well increased touching 16 million. Monero’s expected future value at the moment is $1000.
Sustainable transaction cost
Bitcoin’s transactions cost is basically unmatchable when compared to Monero, and as if that is not enough, they are time-consuming as well.
Apart from charging less transaction cost, Monero (XMR) provides faster transactions due to the high number of individuals that make use of it at a time.
I simply believe that Monero (XMR) is superior cryptocurrency just at the perfect time in terms of history – a time when adoption of cryptocurrencies is taking the stage.
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It has been almost an entire week since Justin Sun, the founder of TRON (TRX), announced a new big partnership for this cryptocurrency. His Twitter announcement did not provide a lot of information, except for the fact that the TRON partnership is with an industry giant worth tens of billions of dollars.
— Justin Sun (@justinsuntron) October 12, 2018
Even so, the entire crypto community started speculating about the new partner’s identity. Soon after the announcement, a new rumor emerged, claiming that the identity of an unnamed corporation was uncovered. According to the rumor, TRON’s new partner is none other than Baidu, one of the largest tech giants of China, which also represents this country’s largest internet search provider.
Baidu is often viewed as China’s version of Google, and if the rumors of a partnership with this company turn out to be true, this will be a big game-changer for TRON.
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It’s a near-complete dominance by China on the BTC mining grid that has made it responsible for mining a majority of circulating bitcoins. A Beijing-based company, Bitmain Technologies, is highly responsible for extracting the significant part – more than half of the globe’s bitcoin, and alone, it has approached 50% of the total hash rate more than once.
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Ravencoin came to be as a hard fork of Bitcoin and was inspired by a popular book series-turned-television programme, Game of Thrones. The coin’s developers decided to make Ravencoin an open-source project that provides users with the ability to declare assets on their platform. The platform itself is decentralized, transparent, and secure.
Just as Game of Thrones’ ravens are used for spreading the news and truth, Ravencoin hopes to become a carrier of truth regarding the ownership of assets on the blockchain.
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Following the last week’s announcement that Ravencoin is getting officially listed on Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange ba trading volume, Ravencoin experienced a large price surge. At one point, the surge took the coin’s value up by over 31%. At the time of writing, however, the coin is still growing, with an increase of 26.15% in the last 24 hours.
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