Stellar (XLM) Review – Competition to Ripple and Ethereum?

The cryptocurrency currency industry has seen a rapid increase in growth. This growth in the deployment of various projects shows significant competition in the cryptocurrency space.

As each quarter progresses we will see the separation of wheat from the chaff. It is crucial to understand what sort of coins and tokens bring value to the industry and why they matter.

To understand the value, one must delve into the nuances, the history and the difference in ideology and technology of the project. Then, one must watch the project and see how it progresses.

Investors have to see if the project is meeting goals, deadlines and focusing on crucial tasks like creating an ecosystem and catering to real-world problems.

The same holds true for even established cryptocurrencies, that in one way or another, were left behind by stern competition.

An interesting cryptocurrency is the Stellar network and its native cryptocurrency, Lumens (XLM).

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Five Reasons Why Bitcoin is on the Rise Again

Bitcoin appears to be recovering from its massive price slump with back-to-back weekly price gains for the first time in 2018. The number one cryptocurrency had previously fallen from almost $20,000 in December 2018 to below $6,000 at the start of February 2018. Now, bitcoin appears to be on the march towards breaking the $10,000 milestone. The following are some of the reasons for the bitcoin price increase.

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The Ultimate Guide to Request Network: Complete Review

The blockchain industry is growing at an exponential rate, mainly due to the security, transparency, and global access that the technology brings to the table.

Due to these benefits, while many use cases have been put forth for this sought after technology, its most apparent and primary utilization seems to relate to peer-to-peer transactions that make global payments easier than before.

However, it would not be incorrect to state that the current payment-based platforms leave a lot to be desired. The nuances relating to the sector also make it clear that there is a need for an effective solution for this segment.

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Blockchain Templates For HyperLedger and Ethereum Now Available from AWS

Leading the way in anticipating clients’ blockchain needs, Amazon Web Services has joined companies like IBM and Oracle who already offer blockchain templates for user application and launched a new blockchain template package. Anticipating the massive impact blockchain will have on business, Amazon last week launched Blockchain Templates, ready-made blockchain solutions for the enterprises.

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Beginners Guide to Ethfinex: Complete Review

Ethfinex is an exciting new decentralized exchange that focuses on Ethereum based ERC-20 tokens. It’s ultimate goal is to be the hub for the extended Ethereum community, providing not only trading, but also communications and the ability for Ethereum developers, traders and enthusiasts to come together for discussions and crowdsourcing needs. It’s a sister site to Bitfinex, and as such it shares similar objectives. It is also designed for intermediate and advanced trades, so this should be kept in mind when opening an Ethfinex trading account.

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Examining Malta’s Rise to Crypto Blockchain Hub Status

Binance and OKEx, two of the largest cryptocurrency exchange platforms have announced that they will be moving to Malta. The former will be establishing its headquarters while the latter is planning to expand its operations to the tiny Mediterranean Island. The Binance and OKEx announcements came in quick succession to each other signalling that perhaps Malta could become the new global crypto hub.

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The Ultimate Trezor Wallet Review

Just as Bitcoin is the original cryptocurrency, the Trezor is the original hardware wallet for storing your Bitcoins. The Trezor pioneered the hardware storage space for cryptocurrencies, and long enjoyed a large advantage over competitors in terms of security and features. While some competitors are arguably catching up to the Trezor, it is still one of the top choices for those who need a hardware storage solution for their Bitcoins and other alt-coins.

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Bullish Signal: The Return of the South Korean Kimchi Premium

The South Korean Bitcoin premium appears to have returned, signalling that the gains of the last two weeks might indeed be a crypto recovery phase. The price of Bitcoin on Bithumb, the largest cryptocurrency exchange platform in South Korea is $9,016.96 which currently constitutes a premium of 1.1 percent.

The emergence of the South Korean Bitcoin price premium most likely indicates an increase in local demand for Bitcoin in the country. This is means that investor confidence has increased and more money is being put into the market.

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A Guide to Ethereum Classic (ETC): Complete Review

The sudden surge of new cryptocurrency investors in the past year has clearly led to a sudden influx of funds being poured into the asset class. While most people are initially attracted to the ecosystem purely because of Bitcoin’s rising popularity, they eventually notice the sheer number of alternative currencies, or altcoins, that currently populate the digital currency market.

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Bitcoin Set for First Consecutive Weekly Gain of 2018

Bitcoin is set for its first consecutive bi-weekly gain in 2018. Bitcoin closed out on Friday, April 20, 2018, with a 4 percent increase in price setting the cryptocurrency up nicely to end another week on a high. 2018 so far has been a tumultuous year for Bitcoin as the price declined by more than 50 percent, even descending to below $6,000 in early February. Bitcoin had climbed to more than $19,000 by mid-December 2017, but a string of regulatory concerns led to a massive selloff which precipitated a drastic crash in the price of Bitcoin.

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