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Zilliqa (ZIL) Listed On CoinOne as Testnet v 2.0 Will Wow Us With Scilla Programming Language

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The Zilliqa (ZIL) token is currently now available on South Korea’s third-largest exchange, Coinone. The exchange made the announcement on the 27th of June of the listing via twitter. The availability of the token on the platform begun on the 28th as many crypto-enthusiasts have been waiting on the release of the second version of the Testnet that will showcase the revolutionary Scilla Programming language.

Scilla has been able to build upon the groundbreaking concept of Smart contracts found in Ethereum as well as to actually show a workable platform for sharding to take place on the Zilliqa Testnet. This will enable any decentralized applications that will be built on Zilliqa to be secure, scalable and be suited for a new class of blockchain applications such as payments, finance, gaming, digital advertising, media and more. These industries will surely benefit from the high throughput already evident on the platform.

The second version of the Testnet has been in development for quite some time now and the team has released it today, June 30th. The new name of the second version of the Testnet is D24 which is a popular durian variety of fruit prized for its creamy texture and bittersweet taste. The team had asked its twitter followers to try and guess what durian fruit it will be named after. This is based on the fact that the first Testnet had the code name of Red Prawn: also a durian variety of fruit.

The team is also developing initiatives that will allow applications to be easily built on the platform as well as to migrate to it. The Zilliqa Ecosystem Grant Program was announced earlier this month and will be a pool of $5 Million that will be given to great projects, teams, and individuals to start building tools and applications for the Zilliqa platform. The objective of this is to support and encourage great individuals and teams around the world to start developing tools, libraries, and Dapps for the platform.

Things are really looking good for the Zilliqa project as we enter in the third quarter of 2018. Current market analysis indicates that ZIL is currently up almost 15% at the moment of writing this. The token is currently valued at $0.07 after Bitcoin (BTC) made an impressive rally today, June 30th, and as a result, pulling up the entire market with it.

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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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Hodium Presents a Compelling Opportunity for Outsized Investment Returns

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I’m sure all of us remember the cryptocurrency glory days of 2017 and early 2018.  It was one of the biggest bull runs in history and created incredibly wealth for quite a few early entrants.  Unfortunately, for most of us, those gains have most likely been wiped out during the altcoin apocalypse.  The truth is that traders probably thought a bit too highly of their trading abilities when the reality was that anyone could have thrown a dart at a board and ended up making money.

As markets mature (and the crypto market is definitely maturing) it becomes more and more difficult to generate alpha.  In that regard, it’s similar to traditional financial markets.  I can remember trading during my high school days.  It was the late 90s and right in the middle of the dot.com boom.  Eventually, however, the euphoria fades away and reality hits hard.  Now, it’s become rather difficult to actually trade profitably which has given way to the rise of hedge funds.

Hedge funds are investment funds that pool capital from accredited and/or institutional investors and invest in a variety of assets, often with extremely complex portfolio-construction and risk management techniques.  The professionals employed by hedge funds are the best of the best and have spent years honing their craft.  That is why they’re able to make the millions of dollars that they normally…

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