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Stellar (XLM) Has Everything It Needs To Reach $1 Very Soon | Oracle Times
There are some cryptocurrency exchanges that use their own cryptocurrencies to pay the gas fees for their operations. In this regard, Binance with its Binance Coin (BNB) is one excellent example. However, there is another great one in the name of StellarX which uses Stellar (XLM) as its underlying crypto token. As Stellar (XLM) is the native cryptocurrency of StellarX crypto trading platform, this would make it possible for higher XLM trading volumes which might also boost the Stellar (XLM) price to $1 very soon. While higher trading volumes for XLM might indeed boost this asset's price, there are some other reasons why Stellar (XLM) might go bullish very soon. One of these is the increased interest of banks and financial institutions in the Stellar crypto token and its underlying blockchain which, as opposed to the Ripples XRP (XRP), is more stable and with fewer bearish trends.

Hackers Obtain Crypto Via NEO Glitch - Crypto Daily
The huge cryptocurrency NEO has a market cap of half a billion and has over $100 million of a daily trading volume but now it apparently has a critical glitch that is giving hackers the chance to steal digital currency. Tencent Security Labs, which is the security side of the massive Chinese internet company Tencent, has found the glitch and has issued regulations on how to fix it to avoid losing out on your cryptocurrencies. When a user uses the default configuration to start a node on the NEO network, they are at risk of hackers stealing their cryptocurrency remotely. NEO is a blockchain platform which is popular for developing scalable decentralised applications (dApps), in a similar fashion to Ethereum. This leaves users who are vulnerable to the glitch at risk of losing their tokens through the NEO platform which includes the NEO token too. The Security firm has sent out a warning to the developers at NEO developers and the community about this glitch in addition to warning users to always update the most recent software and to look out for unusual activity on the platform.

NEO Ecosystem Growing With Two New Tokens Added - Ethereum World News
Major cryptocurrency projects such as Ethereum, XRP and EOS have taken the limelight in recent weeks however there is a lot happening at NEO also which deserves a closer look. NEO Global Development (NGD) has just release its monthly report which highlights new developments and upgrades to the platform. The most interesting of those is the addition of two new tokens CNEO and CGAS to its blockchain. The C stands for contract which implies the tokens will be used specifically for smart contracts. Both new tokens are pegged in value to NEO and GAS respectively and can be exchanged for them at market rates. The NEO ecosystem has often been referred to as Chinese Ethereum as it too is a dApp platform rather than a simple currency or store of value. According to the blog post an increasing number of dApps on the platform has led to the need for a more diverse set of asset types.

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December 23, 2018 10:04 AM


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November 28, 2018 8:34 AM


Top Running Cryptocurrencies November 21st, 2018 - Ark (ARK) - Crypto Block Wire
The top performing cryptocurrency of the day is Ark (ARK). It traded up 38.13% against the US dollar during the twenty-four hour period ending at 06:00 AM Eastern Standard Time on November 21, 2018. Its market cap is $51,328,518. Ark traded $2,509,833 worth of on exchanges in the past 24 hour period. One token can currently be purchased for about $0.481886 or 0.000104521 BTC on major cryptocurrency exchanges. The amount of it in circulation is 106,515,818 ARK. Factom (FCT) traded up 32.26% against the dollar. It now trades at $8.19 or 0.001776411 BTC on $3,314,699 in volume today. Nexo (NEXO) traded 28.39% higher against the dollar. It now trades at $0.098594 or 0.000021385 BTC on $1,831,847 in volume today.

Zambia: Three Arrested in $2.4 Million Cryptocurrency Investment Scheme
Three individuals are currently out on bond in Zambia after being arrested over charges related to a cryptocurrency investment scheme they had operated. The three suspects Hilda Agnes Raubenheimer, Orient Rio Zekko, and Tapiwa Chirwa are directors of cryptocurrency investment firm Heritage Coin Resources Limited, per the Zambian Watchdog. They allegedly collected more than 28 million Zambian kwacha (approximately US$2.4 million) from prospective investors who were promised that the money would be invested in cryptocurrency. According to the Anti-Money Laundering Investigations Unit of Zambia's Drug Enforcement Commission, the trio collected K28,346,800.00 by purporting that the company was investing the money collected as partnership fees from the public into Cryptocurrency trade on the web on behalf of the partners when in fact not.
November 08, 2018 4:22 PM


Cryptocurrency Markets Find Stability as US Elects Multiple Pro-Crypto Politicians | NewsBTC
-Bitcoin news, price, information & analysis The cryptocurrency markets have found stability following a period of large gains, with Bitcoin trading steadily in the $6,500 region and altcoins trading sideways. The stability comes after an important mid-term election cycle in the United States, in which multiple pro-crypto and pro-blockchain politicians were elected into public offices. At the time of writing, Bitcoin is trading at approximately $6,520, up just over 1% over a 24-hour trading period. Bitcoin is still trading in the middle of its long-established trading range, which has proven on multiple occasions to be between $6,200 and $6,700.

Taiwan Amends Law to Target Anonymous Cryptocurrency Transactions
Taiwan's highest legislature has approved amendments to existing laws, enabling the country's regulator to combat anonymous cryptocurrency transactions. On Friday, Taiwan's Legislative Yuan passed a legislative proposal that mandates cryptocurrency transactions to fall under the purview of existing money laundering laws. The amendments to the Money Laundering Control Act and the Terrorism Financing Prevention Act enables the country's Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) Taiwan's financial regulator to gather KYC information of cryptocurrency investors from trading platforms, Focus Taiwan reports.
November 05, 2018 1:22 PM


NEM (XEM) spikes 7% in the wake of Timechain support and Institute of Blockchain Partnership Crypto Recorder
The current status in the cryptocurrency market is strongly bearish. Most of the crypto assets are recording losses of up to 6 percent on the day. On the contrary, NEM (XEM) is trading in the green with a 7% surge in the last 24nhours. The digital assets community has been receptive of the recently released support and partnership news. Timechain Wallet NEM (XEM) Support Timechain is a blockchain platform that offers wallet services for cryptocurrency users. The platform, however, offers a lot more than storage for digital assets; users are able to buy, sell, trade and even hold virtual currencies. Timechain wallet is a multiple-currency platform that offers support for many digital assets.

Stellar Lumens [XLM] in demand as crypto investment for retirement: Bitcoin IRA | BCFocus
Allow to send web push notifications to your desktop. Stellar Lumens [XLM] is gaining traction as a preferred crypto investment. Bitcoin IRA, a platform that combines digital assets with individual retirement accounts, said on Wednesday that Stellar Lumens [XLM] is now the company's third most popular cryptocurrency. We just launched Stellar Lumens and Zcash this past June, and it's exciting to see both coins take off so quickly, said Chris Kline, Bitcoin IRA's chief operating officer. Currently, Stellar Lumens is the sixth most valuable cryptocurrency, according to CoinMarketCap. The coin has a market cap of close to $3.78 billion.
August 08, 2018 10:15 PM


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