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Verge’s (XVG) and NEM (XEM) future looks good, here’s why

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Choosing a cryptocurrency for investing is a challenge, especially if you are not a very seasoned investor. There are so many different platforms and coins; each has different features so picking one correctly just gets harder as you dig in. You can read about each coin’s features but how can you tell which ones will do well and which are the ones that are just hot air?

Let me give you two hints. Verge (XVG) and Nem (XEM) have already proven they are up to the job. They are both reliable and solid cryptocurrencies, and their future just looks excellent. Let me tell you why.

NEM (XEM)

NEM (XEM) is among the most recent alt-coins, but it already exhibits the potential to take on the market’s legends such as Ethereum and Bitcoin. NEM is a blockchain that allows for smart assets through its platform, which was designed with corporate users in mind.

What’s NEM’s edge?

Most of the current cryptocurrencies go for proof of work (the algorithm Bitcoin made famous) or for the proof of stake algorithm (and variations). NEM is different it uses the proof of importance consensus algorithm, which is unique as protocol goes and ensures that the network’s safety is safeguarded.

That’s not all. The networks’ characteristic EigenTrust++, its reputation system, the Multisig accounts and encrypted messaging service are also hallmarks. These features secure the network so it can run dApps safely, and in a trustworthy way that also allows for smart contracts.

Sound scalable network

Among the strengths of the NEM’x blockchain, is the ability to scale. The platform was designed from the ground up so it would be as highly scalable as possible. 

That’s why this network can manage as many as three thousand transactions per second. This becomes an essential network feature as more and more apps work over the very same network. Scaling is not a problem for NEM but and advantage which is the opposite of what’s been happening to Ethereum.

Harvesting

Harvesting is another of XEM’s advantages. It simulates investors to come into the project. Let’s say an investor is interested in harvesting new blocks. He would only need to have 10000 XEM tokens. 

That amount will allow the user to join in the network’s harvest of new blocks and collect fees. This way new investors are encouraged to both hold the XEM currency and increase the network’s activity.

Partnerships

Partnerships play an essential role in any and all crypto coins. It prompts new users to adopt them and grants them credibility. 

NEM has done very well in this regard, closing deals with some very high profile companies around the world. They’ve sealed over forty partnerships that include names such as KChain, Blockchain Global, Paytomat and Tech Bureau Corp.

Every single one of this partnerships is making XEM available to the public instead of leaving it stored in digital vaults. 

The Xhai Studios is among these partnerships, and it could make XEM use grow exponentially in the video gaming and mobile video industry. If it sticks and works, it will amazingly increase NEM’s credibility.

Verge (XVG)

Verge’s growth is about to become one of the best ever to be seen in the crypto world. It has all to do with its unique platform but also with the controversial and very misunderstood partnership Verge managed to secure in mid-April.

What’s Verge’s edge?

Its features concerning privacy and anonymity are just unrivaled by any other platform until now. Some competitors are not ready to admit it, but Verge is just the best when it comes to this characteristics. This matters a great deal for users (current and new).

As the blockchain tech moves forward, people want anonymity, security, and privacy, and Verge offers exactly that. It does that by combining TOR, I2P and the Wraith Protocol. This feature is attractive to users and Verge has been getting it just right as it gives everyone full control over their own privacy.

Stable prices

The high volatility shown in the past by Bitcoin and Ethereum has kept many potential investors away from cryptocurrencies. While fluctuations are unavoidable for sure, XVG has been very stable as it has not shown the wild swings so many other alt-coins have had. 

It is a factor that new investors take into account when they search for a coin they can use for investments. Verge has been doing very well in this regard and chances are it will keep growing and gain more acceptance.

Verge keeps payment verification simple

Verge has been called the “next Bitcoin” because transacting in Verge’s token is incredibly swift. This is because of their SPV (Simple Payment Verification) protocol which makes it easy to adopt and a lot more usable, even than Bitcoin. It’s not merely fast; it’s also very cheap.

Partnerships

Verge’s recent partnerships are among the factors that make it more viable right now. Their association with the world’s top adult entertainment platform has shown the world this technology is available for every day use and it’s been backed up by many other parties. 

After that partnership, many others have followed suit and it the coin is about to create a debit card along with TokenPay. Verge is becoming so widely accepted in such a short time that it can only mean it has a very interesting future ahead.

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Is Tether (USDT) really a stable coin?

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Tether is one of the top digital assets in the crypto-sphere. The coin was launched in November 2014 after it changed its name from Realcoin so that the crypto community doesn’t associate it to the altcoins. It is important to know that Tether is a currency that helps to convert fiat currencies into digital currencies.

Moving forward, there have been lots of FUDs around Tether these days as regards to whether it is going to be a truly stable coin as the market has seen dips lately. Also, the FUDs around Tether have raised questions on whether there are any backings to the digital asset.

It is crucial to know that other factors have been attributed, and one of them was a report from last month that stated that Tether and Bitfinex, had gone their separate ways with Noble Bank. The separation made Bitfinex suspend fiat wire deposits – without no reason or whatsoever.

Tether, in regards to market worth, comprises about 92 percent of the market capitalization of stable coins. Also, this stable coin offers two purposes: to stabilize the volatility of Bitcoin, and also to preserve the amount of money purchasing power investors have at hand when the value of larger cryptocurrencies such as BTC drops.

The coin is a good alternative for traders when trying to cash-in on fiat currencies, as we do know that trying to move money from different exchanges to fiat…

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TRON Partnership Involves Cloud Computing

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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.

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.

However, in days following the announcement, new reports started coming in with claims that the partnership will not revolve around blockchain technology. Instead, ODaily reported that the alleged partnership between TRON and Baidu will be focused on cloud computing. The report claims that TRON will be purchasing computing resources from Baidu.

Baidu to…

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Will Ripple (XRP) advocacy hike affect bitcoin dominance of China?

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Currently, China is leading in Bitcoin mining industry by far, second to none for bitcoin mining power. Literally, it’s contributing over 70% of the network’s hash rate (a term that is used in describing the total processing power of a blockchain network). But how Ripple fits in here and what it has to do with that? We’ll talk about that a bit later below, let’s cover some in-depth facts about China’s dominance over Bitcoin first.

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.

The fact that China is controlling a majority of Bitcoin hash rate, clearly tells that it has the power of manipulating or merely destroy the bitcoin network if it gets enough support should it decide to take such a move. Therefore, this has led to serious concerns among countries including the US that China might get an edge in this cryptocurrency industry and possibly becoming a potential threat.

China is the biggest manufacturer of Bitcoin as well as cryptocurrency mining equipment. The reason behind the massive growth of mining farms in the country is because of cheap electricity bills.

Furthermore, the country has adopted several…

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