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@cz_binance: RT @woonomic: Bitcoin has already reached 40% of the life expectancy of the average fiat currency (27yrs). The most successful fiat currency has lost 99.5% of its value. https://t.co/rEyQabeeQs

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Instead of worrying about BTC's price. Research the technology, be updated about the economy, and enhance your online security

That's what I'm doing, at least.
Just develop the hobby of googling a plain "bitcoin" to be updated about its current news. I enjoy reading the bullshit section of economy in WSJ. I basically believe the opposite of anything they're saying. Like a recent article claiming full recovery at the the end of 2020. What kind of a vaccine that is so powerful to end a worldwide crisis in 3 months.
Anyways, for online security I suggest:
- Yubikey with Binance and Google accounts. (Both support U2F, physical touch to log in, users have never been phished)
- Trezor one for Bitcoin storage
- ColdTi for Titanium-engraved recovery phrase storage
All three cost $99. It's the optimal security to date. Protect you from both digital theft and environmental crises.
Note: Be careful what chrome extensions you install. Some replace your clipboard and people have reported sending funds to the wrong address.
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Stakenet (XSN) - A DEX with interchain capabilities (BTC-ETH), Huge Potential [Full Writeup]

Preface
Full disclosure here; I am heavily invested in this. I have picked up some real gems from here and was only in the position to buy so much of this because of you guys so I thought it was time to give back. I only invest in Utility Coins. These are coins that actually DO something, and provide new/build upon the crypto infrastructure to work towards the end goal that Bitcoin itself set out to achieve(financial independence from the fiat banking system). This way, I avoid 99% of the scams in crypto that are functionless vapourware, and if you only invest in things that have strong fundamentals in the long term you are much more likely to make money.
Introduction
Stakenet is a Lightning Network-ready open-source platform for decentralized applications with its native cryptocurrency – XSN. It is powered by a Proof of Stake blockchain with trustless cold staking and Masternodes. Its use case is to provide a highly secure cross-chain infrastructure for these decentralized applications, where individuals can easily operate with any blockchain simply by using Stakenet and its native currency XSN.
Ok... but what does it actually do and solve?
The moonshot here is the DEX (Decentralised Exchange) that they are building. This is a lightning-network DEX with interchain capabilities. That means you could trade BTC directly for ETH; securely, instantly, cheaply and privately.
Right now, most crypto is traded to and from Centralised Exchanges like Binance. To buy and sell on these exchanges, you have to send your crypto wallets on that exchange. That means the exchanges have your private keys, and they have control over your funds. When you use a centralised exchange, you are no longer in control of your assets, and depend on the trustworthiness of middlemen. We have in the past of course seen infamous exit scams by centralised exchanges like Mt. Gox.
The alternative? Decentralised Exchanges. DEX's have no central authority and most importantly, your private keys(your crypto) never leavesYOUR possession and are never in anyone else's possession. So you can trade peer-to-peer without any of the drawbacks of Centralised Exchanges.
The problem is that this technology has not been perfected yet, and the DEX's that we have available to us now are not providing cheap, private, quick trading on a decentralised medium because of their technological inadequacies. Take Uniswap for example. This DEX accounts for over 60% of all DEX volume and facilitates trading of ERC-20 tokens, over the Ethereum blockchain. The problem? Because of the huge amount of transaction that are occurring over the Ethereum network, this has lead to congestion(too many transaction for the network to handle at one time) so the fees have increased dramatically. Another big problem? It's only for Ethereum. You cant for example, Buy LINK with BTC. You must use ETH.
The solution? Layer 2 protocols. These are layers built ON TOP of existing blockchains, that are designed to solve the transaction and scaling difficulties that crypto as a whole is facing today(and ultimately stopping mass adoption) The developers at Stakenet have seen the big picture, and have decided to implement the lightning network(a layer 2 protocol) into its DEX from the ground up. This will facilitate the functionalities of a DEX without any of the drawbacks of the CEX's and the DEX's we have today.
Heres someone much more qualified than me, Andreas Antonopoulos, to explain this
https://streamable.com/kzpimj
'Once we have efficient, well designed DEX's on layer 2, there wont even be any DEX's on layer 1'
Progress
The Stakenet team were the first to envision this grand solution and have been working on it since its conception in June 2019. They have been making steady progress ever since and right now, the DEX is in an open beta stage where rigorous testing is constant by themselves and the public. For a project of this scale, stress testing is paramount. If the product were to launch with any bugs/errors that would result in the loss of a users funds, this would obviously be very damaging to Stakenet's reputation. So I believe that the developers conservative approach is wise.
As of now the only pairs tradeable on the DEX are XSN/BTC and LTC/BTC. The DEX has only just launched as a public beta and is not in its full public release stage yet. As development moves forward more lightning network and atomic swap compatible coins will be added to the DEX, and of course, the team are hard at work on Raiden Integration - this will allow ETH and tokens on the Ethereum blockchain to be traded on the DEX between separate blockchains(instantly, cheaply, privately) This is where Stakenet enters top 50 territory on CMC if successful and is the true value here. Raiden Integration is well underway is being tested in a closed public group on Linux.
The full public DEX with Raiden Integration is expected to release by the end of the year. Given the state of development so far and the rate of progress, this seems realistic.
Tokenomics
2.6 Metrics overview (from whitepaper)
XSN is slightly inflationary, much like ETH as this is necessary for the economy to be adopted and work in the long term. There is however a deflationary mechanism in place - all trading fees on the DEX get converted to XSN and 10% of these fees are burned. This puts constant buying pressure on XSN and acts as a deflationary mechanism. XSN has inherent value because it makes up the infrastructure that the DEX will run off and as such Masternode operators and Stakers will see the fee's from the DEX.
Conclusion
We can clearly see that a layer 2 DEX is the future of crypto currency trading. It will facilitate secure, cheap, instant and private trading across all coins with lightning capabilities, thus solving the scaling and transaction issues that are holding back crypto today. I dont need to tell you the implications of this, and what it means for crypto as a whole. If Stakenet can launch a layer 2 DEX with Raiden Integration, It will become the primary DEX in terms of volume.
Stakenet DEX will most likely be the first layer 2 DEX(first mover advantage) and its blockchain is the infrastructure that will host this DEX and subsequently receive it's trading fee's. It is not difficult to envision a time in the next year when Stakenet DEX is functional and hosting hundreds of millions of dollars worth of trading every single day.
At $30 million market cap, I cant see any other potential investment right now with this much potential upside.
This post has merely served as in introduction and a heads up for this project, there is MUCH more to cover like vortex liquidity, masternodes, TOR integration... for now, here is some additional reading. Resources
TLDR; No. Do you want to make money? I'd start with learning how to read.
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Sàn giao dịch tiền ảo uy tín trên thế giới - Top 4 sàn của năm

Sàn giao dịch tiền ảo uy tín trên thế giới - Top 4 sàn của năm
Đầu tư vào Bitcoin hoặc các loại tiền điện tử khác lúc đầu có thể lo sợ vì thường xuyên có những tin tức về lừa đảo và người mất tiền từ đầu từ Bitcoin. Mặc dù điều này là đúng và nhiều vụ lừa đảo đã xảy ra và tiếp tục xảy ra, nhưng chưa bao giờ việc đầu tư vào tiền điện tử lại đơn giản như bây giờ. Quá nhiều tiến bộ trong vài năm qua đã giúp giao dịch trên các sàn giao dịch tiền ảo trở nên an toàn và dễ dàng.
Mối quan tâm hàng đầu khi giao dịch và mua Bitcoin hoặc các loại tiền điện tử khác là an toàn và bảo mật. Cho dù bạn có ý định mua và nắm giữ lâu dài hoặc muốn giao dịch thường xuyên, quan tâm đến tính ẩn danh hoặc quyền riêng tư hoặc chỉ đơn giản là muốn dễ sử dụng. Các sàn giao dịch tiền ảo dưới đây là nơi tốt nhất để bạn có thể giao dịch. Tuy nhiên để hiểu hơn và chọn được đúng sàn giao dịch thích hợp thì trước mắt bạn nên biết và hiểu về các loại sàn giao dịch.

Các loại sàn giao dịch

Có 2 loại sàn giao dịch mà hiện nay đang được các nhà đầu tư sử dụng.

Sàn tập trung

Loại trao đổi đầu tiên và phổ biến nhất là trao đổi tập trung. Các sàn giao dịch phổ biến thuộc loại này là Coinbase, Binance, Kraken và Gemini. Các sàn giao dịch này là các công ty tư nhân cung cấp các nền tảng để giao dịch tiền điện tử. Các sàn giao dịch này yêu cầu đăng ký và nhận dạng khách hàng. Các sàn giao dịch sắp được phân tích dưới đây có giao dịch sôi động, khối lượng và thanh khoản cao. Điều đó nói rằng, các sàn giao dịch tập trung không phù hợp với triết lý của Bitcoin. Họ chạy trên các máy chủ riêng của họ, điều này tạo ra một vectơ tấn công. Nếu máy chủ của công ty bị xâm phạm, toàn bộ hệ thống có thể bị đóng cửa trong một thời gian. Tệ hơn nữa, dữ liệu nhạy cảm về người dùng của nó có thể bị phát tán.
Các sàn giao dịch tập trung lớn, phổ biến đến nay là cách dễ dàng nhất cho người mới đầu tư và họ thậm chí còn cung cấp một số mức bảo hiểm nếu hệ thống của họ bị lỗi. Mặc dù điều này là đúng, nhưng khi tiền điện tử được mua trên các sàn giao dịch này nó được lưu trữ trong ví giám sát của họ chứ không phải trong ví của riêng bạn mà bạn sở hữu chìa khóa. Bảo hiểm được chi trả chỉ khi việc trao đổi bị lỗi. Ví dụ: nếu máy tính và tài khoản Coinbase của bạn bị xâm phạm, tiền của bạn sẽ bị mất và bạn sẽ khó có khả năng yêu cầu hưởng bảo hiểm. Đây là lý do tại sao điều quan trọng khi đầu tư tiền ảo là rút được bất kỳ khoản tiền lớn nào và thực hành lưu trữ an toàn ra sao.

Sàn phi tập trung

Các sàn giao dịch phi tập trung hoạt động theo cách giống như Bitcoin. Một sàn giao dịch phi tập trung không có điểm kiểm soát trung tâm. Thay vào đó, hãy nghĩ về nó như một máy chủ, ngoại trừ việc mỗi máy tính trong máy chủ được trải rộng trên toàn thế giới và mỗi máy tính tạo nên một phần của máy chủ đó được kiểm soát bởi một cá nhân. Nếu một trong những máy tính này tắt, nó sẽ không ảnh hưởng đến mạng nói chung vì có rất nhiều máy tính khác sẽ tiếp tục chạy mạng.
Điều này khác hẳn so với một công ty kiểm soát máy chủ ở một vị trí duy nhất. Tấn công một thứ gì đó được dàn trải và phi tập trung theo cách này khó hơn đáng kể, khiến cho bất kỳ cuộc tấn công nào như vậy trở nên không thực tế và có khả năng không thành công.
Do sự phân quyền này, các loại sàn giao dịch này không thể tuân theo các quy tắc của bất kỳ cơ quan quản lý nào, vì không có cá nhân hoặc nhóm cụ thể nào điều hành hệ thống. Các cá nhân tham gia có thể tự do đến và đi vì không có ai hoặc không có tổ chức chính phủ, cơ quan nào có thể theo dõi, quản lý. Điều này có nghĩa là những người giao dịch trên nền tảng không phải khai báo danh tính của họ và được tự do sử dụng nền tảng theo bất kỳ cách nào họ chọn, cho dù hợp pháp hay không.

Các sàn giao dịch tiền ảo uy tín

Dưới đây là một số sàn giao dịch tiền ảo uy tín được nhiều người sử dụng nhất trên thế giới.

Coinbase và Coinbase Pro


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Sàn giao dịch Coinbase
Sàn giao dịch tiền điện tử được biết đến và sử dụng rộng rãi nhất ở Hoa Kỳ là Coinbase. Coinbase được thành lập vào năm 2012, không lâu sau khi phát hành đồng Bitcoin – năm 2009. Là một sàn giao dịch tiền điện tử được cấp phép và quản lý đầy đủ, Coinbase hiện có giấy phép hoạt động tại hơn 40 tiểu bang và vùng lãnh thổ của Hoa Kỳ.Ưu điểm
  • Có nhiều lựa chọn về altcoin
  • Giao diện người dùng cực kỳ đơn giản
  • Tính thanh khoản rất cao
Nhược điểm
  • Phí cao khi không sử dụng Coinbase Pro
  • Người dùng không kiểm soát được việc khóa ví
  • Những người quan tâm đến giao dịch altcoin sẽ không tìm thấy nhiều như một số sàn giao dịch khác
  • Phí giao dịch từ $ 0,99 đến $ 2,99 tùy thuộc vào giá trị đô la của giao dịch mua.
Trong khi ngành công nghiệp tiền điện tử đầy rẫy những đồng tiền gian lận và các sàn giao dịch mờ ám, thì Coinbase đã tránh được những nghi vấn đó. Coinbase cung cấp một sàn giao dịch cực kỳ dễ sử dụng, giảm đáng kể rào cản nhập ngành đối với ngành đầu tư tiền điện tử – vốn thường được coi là khó hiểu và phức tạp.
Coinbase cũng cung cấp ví giám sát được bảo hiểm cho các nhà đầu tư và doanh nhân để lưu trữ các khoản đầu tư của họ. Điều quan trọng cần lưu ý là, nếu tài khoản của bạn bị xâm phạm do chính bạn để xảy ra sơ suất thì bảo hiểm này sẽ không áp dụng. Các tài khoản giám sát này rất thuận tiện cho những người dùng mới khi chân ướt chân ráo bước vào nghề. Nhưng khóa riêng của các đồng tiền ảo trong đó thuộc sở hữu của Coinbase chứ không phải của nhà đầu tư.
Ngoài ra, Coinbase cũng cung cấp phiên bản Coinbase Pro miễn phí có cấu trúc phí khác, nhưng rẻ hơn và nhiều tùy chọn hơn về biểu đồ và chỉ số. Coinbase Pro là một bước đi hoàn hảo tiếp theo cho những ai đã học được các kỹ năng sử dụng Coinbase. Coinbase Pro cung cấp hoàn thiện tổng thể bằng cách thêm các tính năng mà người dùng cao cấp muốn.

Cash App – Lựa chọn tốt nhất cho người mới bắt đầu


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Sàn giao dịch tiền ảo Cash App
Cash App là một hệ thống chuyển tiền giống như Venmo. Loại hình dịch vụ này cho phép người dùng tách ra các việc ăn uống, trả tiền thuê phòng cho bạn cùng phòng hoặc thậm chí mua sắm trực tuyến tại nhà bán lẻ mà có hỗ trợ Cash App. Cash App về cơ bản có thể hoạt động như một tài khoản ngân hàng và người dùng có thể có thẻ ghi nợ Cash App của riêng họ. Bản thân dịch vụ này rất tiện lợi và còn có nhiều tính năng tuyệt vời hơn.Ưu điểm
  • Chuyển tiền như Venmo hoặc Zelle
  • Khả năng rút Bitcoin
  • Giao diện người dùng cực kỳ đơn giản, thích hợp cho người mới bắt đầu
Nhược điểm
  • Chỉ cho phép đầu tư Bitcoin tại thời điểm này
  • Phí 3% khi gửi tiền qua thẻ tín dụng được liên kết
  • Giới hạn rút Bitcoin trị giá 2.000 đô la trong vòng 24 giờ
  • Tính phí dịch vụ cho mỗi giao dịch. Nó cũng tính một khoản phí được xác định bởi sự biến động giá cả. Các khoản phí này thay đổi tùy thuộc vào hoạt động của thị trường.
Cash App cũng cho phép người dùng đầu tư vào cổ phiếu, ETF và tiền điện tử theo cách tương tự như Robinhood. Giao diện này ưu tiên trên thiết bị di động và sàn giao dịch này rất dễ tìm hiểu và sử dụng rất lý tưởng cho những nhà đầu tư lần đầu.
Ngoài việc cung cấp hệ thống thanh toán như Venmo và nền tảng đầu tư như Robinhood, Cash App có khả năng cho người dùng rút các khoản đầu tư tiền điện tử về ví của riêng bạn. Đây là lý do chính mà Cash App là lựa chọn tốt nhất cho những người mới bắt đầu tìm mua Bitcoin.
Khả năng rút tiền điện tử từ một sàn giao dịch là cực kỳ quan trọng trong cộng đồng đầu tư tiền điện tử. Với Robinhood, bạn có thể đầu tư và giao dịch tiền điện tử nhưng bạn không thể rút và chi tiêu theo cách bạn muốn. Nhiều người trong cộng đồng tiền điện tử gọi khái niệm này là “not your keys, not your coin”. Điều này có nghĩa là nếu bạn không giữ các chìa khóa cá nhân của ví nơi mà tiền được lưu trữ trong đó thì chúng thực sự không thuộc sở hữu của bạn.

Binance – Sàn giao dịch tiền ảo lớn nhất thế giới


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Sàn giao dịch tiền ảo Binance
Sàn giao dịch Binance là một sàn giao dịch được thành lập vào năm 2017 với trọng tâm là giao dịch altcoin. Binance cung cấp gần 600 cặp giao dịch khác nhau giữa các loại tiền điện tử khác nhau. Nó cung cấp một số cặp tiền pháp định / tiền điện tử, nhưng hầu hết các cặp tiền của nó là giữa các loại tiền điện tử.
Ưu điểm
  • Phí thấp hơn các sàn giao dịch thường được sử dụng khác
  • Nhiều loại tiền điện tử và các cặp giao dịch
  • Biểu đồ nâng cao hơn
Nhược điểm
  • Hướng đến người dùng nâng cao hơn
  • Binance US có ít cặp giao dịch hơn so với đối tác quốc tế, mặc dù nó vẫn có hơn 100 cặp giao dịch
  • 13 tiểu bang của Hoa Kỳ, như New York, không được Binance US hỗ trợ
  • Phí: 0,1% cho phía người mua và 0,1% cho phía nhà sản xuất. Điều này giảm với khối lượng thương mại xuống 0,02% cho cả hai bên. Sử dụng tiền điện tử gốc của Binance, BNB, giảm phí 25%.
Hiện tại, Binance thống trị thị trường giao dịch toàn cầu, chiếm một phần đáng kể khối lượng giao dịch tiền điện tử hàng ngày. Sàn giao dịch hiện không cho phép gửi tiền bằng đô la Mỹ nhưng nó cho phép bạn trực tiếp mua một số loại tiền điện tử được chọn bằng thẻ tín dụng hoặc thẻ ghi nợ. Cho phép gửi tiền bằng hơn 20 loại tiền tệ fiat khác, bao gồm cả Euro.
Binance phù hợp nhất với những người muốn giao dịch hoặc đầu tư vào các Altcoin ít được biết đến hơn. Ví dụ: Coinbase chỉ cung cấp 22 loại tiền điện tử khác nhau để giao dịch trong khi Binance có hơn 150. Binance là sàn giao dịch lý tưởng cho bất kỳ ai muốn giao dịch Altcoin hoặc bất kỳ ai muốn có biểu đồ nâng cao hơn các sàn giao dịch khác.

Bisq – Sàn giao dịch tiền ảo phi tập trung tốt nhất


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Sàn giao dịch tiền ảo phi tập trung tốt nhất – Bisq
Tiền đề của Bitcoin là nó cấp quyền truy cập mở miễn phí vào một đơn vị tài khoản khác. Các sản phẩm của ngân hàng như séc hoặc tài khoản tiết kiệm chỉ có thể truy cập được nếu bạn có giấy tờ tùy thân hợp pháp do chính phủ cấp. Với Bitcoin, điều này là không cần thiết. Nó có thể được truy cập bất kể quốc tịch nào hoặc vị trí ở đâu mà không cần có bất kỳ giấy tờ tùy thân nào.
Ưu điểm
  • Nền tảng phi tập trung, phi KYC
  • 26 tùy chọn thanh toán khác nhau, bao gồm cả Zelle
  • Ứng dụng di động cho cả Android và iOS
Nhược điểm
  • Tốc độ giao dịch phụ thuộc vào phương thức thanh toán và có thể chậm trễ trong một số trường hợp
  • Khối lượng giao dịch thấp
  • Không thực sự được thiết kế để có được giao dịch tích cực nhất
  • Phí giao dịch phải trả bằng BTC hoặc BSQ (tiền điện tử gốc của mạng). Khi thanh toán các khoản phí bằng Bitcoin, chi phí để giao dịch một Bitcoin là 0,20% đối với phía người bán và 0,60% đối với phía người mua. Khi thanh toán phí bằng BSQ, phí giao dịch một Bitcoin là 0,10 đối với phía người bán và 0,30% đối với phía người mua.
Trong khi nhiều người cho rằng điều này mở ra nhiều khả năng để cho tội phạm hoạt động (tương tự như hoạt động phạm tội sử dụng tiền mặt). Nó cũng ngay lập tức cấp các đơn vị tài khoản cho các cá nhân ở các nước có hệ thống ngân hàng kém phát triển. Có hàng triệu người trên thế giới không có quyền truy cập vào tài khoản ngân hàng hoặc phương tiện để giao dịch bởi vì quốc gia của họ có thể không có đủ cơ sở hạ tầng tài chính thích hợp hoặc các cá nhân có thể không có giấy tờ tùy thân do chính phủ cấp. Bitcoin, được sử dụng song song với một sàn giao dịch phi tập trung như Bisq, có thể là một giải pháp tốt trong những trường hợp này.
Bisq là một phần mềm có thể tải xuống để trao đổi Bitcoin và tiền điện tử phân quyền ngang hàng. Điều này có nghĩa là Bisq không có điểm trung tâm của thất bại và không thể bị hạ gục, giống như chính Bitcoin. Bisq là không giám sát, có nghĩa là không ai khác ngoài người dùng chạm vào hoặc kiểm soát tiền của người dùng.
Điều này khác với các sàn giao dịch tập trung như Coinbase, vì Coinbase kiểm soát tiền của người dùng trong một tài khoản giám sát mà người dùng không có khóa riêng tư. Trong trường hợp đó, Coinbase có quyền thu giữ tiền của bạn nếu xét thấy hoạt động tài khoản của bạn đáng ngờ cho dù hoạt động đó có thực sự hợp pháp ở địa điểm của bạn hay không.
Bisq có thể truy cập ngay lập tức cho bất kỳ ai có máy tính hoặc điện thoại thông minh vì không có quy trình đăng ký hoặc quy tắc KYC nào. Điều này làm cho nó trở thành sàn tiền ảo tốt nhất cho những người tìm kiếm sự riêng tư, những người bất đồng chính kiến ​​sống trong một chế độ áp bức hoặc bất kỳ ai không có bất kỳ giấy tờ tùy thân nào do chính phủ cấp.
Bisq cung cấp giao dịch một số loại tiền tệ fiat khác nhau bao gồm USD, cũng như Bitcoin và một số loại tiền điện tử khác. Các đặc điểm phân quyền ngang hàng của Bisq có thể hiểu là khối lượng giao dịch thấp và giao dịch chậm hơn, nhưng đối với một số người, điều này rất xứng đáng.

Lời kết

Mỗi sàn giao dịch tiền ảo đều có những lợi thế đặc trưng của riêng mình. Tùy thuộc vào cấp độ đầu tư của bạn để có thể đưa ra những lựa chọn sàn giao dịch hợp lý cho bản thân. Hy vọng bài phân tích các sàn giao dịch tiền ảo uy tín trên thế giới trên đây đã cung cấp cho bạn đọc những thông tin hữu ích về các sàn giao dịch. Bạn đọc có thể tìm hiểu kỹ hơn về tiền ảo và cách mua bán tiền ảo hiệu quả tại các bài viết khác của chúng tôi.Xem thêm: Các ví tiền ảo uy tín nhất trong năm 2020 mà bạn nên biết
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Introducing Bondly…

Introducing Bondly…
For us who use Decentralized Finance (DeFi) as a common term, we know it represents an enormous shift in how we transact with one another: borrowing money, exchanging currencies, how we view insurance, etc. While total assets involved in DeFi still seem to be increasing right now, there are various factors that will prevent us from growing further.
DeFi’s largest barriers for adoption
Interoperability — Right now Ethereum gas fees seem like they are always increasing and ETH 2.0 may still be 6 months or more away. We need the ability to make DeFi more accessible to individuals who can’t afford high gas prices per transaction and start including native blockchain assets that are stranded on other platforms.
Trust — Unfortunately our biggest issue is still trust. While none of us in crypto expect to know the identity of the other party, many of us just send funds to people we don’t know for vague promises of more wealth. In fact, the biggest type of fraud is still the “giveaway scam” which asks offer to send something back — but its only an offer, there is no guarantee. This is totally unsustainable.
What about doing business outside of crypto?
Ultimately, DeFi doesn’t keep going unless we create methods for non-crypto native businesses to integrate. While the community might approve sending crypto to each other without a safety in place, this will never work for 99% of online marketplaces.
So we need:
  • DeFi options on lower cost platforms
  • Trading across blockchains
  • Safer Transactions
  • More flexibility for peer to peer transactions
  • Easier methods for online marketplaces to integrate and use crypto
This is why we created Bondly.

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Bondly is a brainchild of over 3 years of working in fintech digital escrow payments + love for native DeFi. Adding our cumulative 13 years of traditional financial services, 6 years of eCommerce marketing, 4 years of Ethereum blockchain development, we think this will be one of the most important next steps in DeFi.

What is Bondly?

Bondly is a trusted, transparent and portable swap protocol designed to make you into a marketplace.
Our family of trust-enabling, DeFi products are designed to be a part of your everyday buying and selling activities, giving you piece of mind for your next swap or online purchase.

BONDSWAP (BSWAP)

Similar to Binance OTC Trading Portal but directly on-chain and can be sent via any chat app using different blockchains
Wallet to Wallet trustless Over the Counter (OTC) trades that are performed by signing a smart contract. Completely portable smart link can be sent via a chat app or on your favorite social media. It will first support all ERC-20 tokens and NFT (Ethereum) then eventually
With BSWAP you can:
  • Sell a large order of a low liquidity token with no risk of slippage
  • Become your own NFT marketplace by minting the token, setting your own price, then post to your social media for your audience to buy
  • Buy assets using Debit/Credit card (using our third party partner onramp)
  • Send smart link in Telegram to someone you know or your favorite group

BOND DEX

Similar to Mooniswap but includes rewards token provided to Liquidity Providers on top of fee share
Interoperable Decentralized Exchange (DEX) thats easy to use and blockchain agnostic. Requires liquidity provider (LP) participants to pool assets for a portion of transaction fees along with rewards APY rewards. Our pricing engine will compare major cross chain swap options and will let you know the best one to use (even if its not us). Validation is done directly within your Web3 browser (with Metamask) or polkadot.js based Native Wallet.
With BOND DEX you can:
  • Trade native assets on Polkadot with USDC on Ethereum
  • Get recommendations on the cheapest bridge transaction path
  • Create your own asset pairs that otherwise might not exist

BOND PROTECT (BPROTECT)

Similar to Paypal/AliPay Express Buyer Protection combined with Escrow.com with a simple UX like Zapper.fi or Zircon
This is our most revolutionary product that we feel will have the largest impact to the eCommerce market.
PROTECT is decentralized escrow and buyer protection for customers of crypto friendly marketplaces.
  • Designed to replace all site specific crypto escrow products with an easy to use API and completely smart contract driven product. Marketplaces may still be in a ‘validator’ role for the marketplace transaction but now they don’t have direct access to funds. This mitigates misappropriation by the marketplace along with exit scamming
  • By participating in the Bondly network, marketplace vendors can represent themselves as BPROTECT ready and show their on-chain transaction history and successful Bondly enabled deals
  • BPROTECT will have a similar UX to Zapper.Fi that will pull this vendors on chain activity and history into one place across ethereum and our native substrate chain so you can see their status and history
  • Functions as a ‘Buyer Protection’ similar to most major marketplaces, where customers are protected by collateral within Bondly
  • First customers will be marketplaces that sell digital goods like Domain Names and In-Game items and that support crypto payments already. Existing domain name credentials and ownership will be wrapped in an NFT and swapped for requested crypto directly
  • Requires that the marketplace itself stakes Bondly collateral as well as each individual marketplace vendor
  • COMPLETELY UNDERCUTS the whole ‘fake review’ industry which is prominently used to inflate value on sites like Amazon.com
With BPROTECT you can
  • Give more trust to your buyers that you will provide the purchased asset in a timely fashion
  • As a buyer you can request sellers to use this method so you have more trust
  • Sell an asset via OTC that you do not have yet (e.g. waiting for vesting) by staking collateral in the Bondly network
  • Set up recurring payments from individuals to vendors that can deduct from your account every month, similar to a Netflix subscription completely crypto enabled

How does BOND PROTECT work?

For individual OTC Trades:
  • Seller stakes collateral and ensures the buyer will receive asset by a specified date or with a specific condition
  • If agreement is violated, collateral is forfeited and transferred to the buyer
For Marketplace Vendors:
  • Vendors stake collateral (earning staking rewards for doing so)
  • Should a vendor violate a sale condition (e.g. not deliver a good on time), BOND collateral is provided to buyers as compensation
  • Each sale is recorded on-chain for transparency
  • Vendors who provide extended positive service with a long term history are rewarded through our staking/LP rewards program

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Bonding with Polkadot

As our ‘sibling’ projects Darwinia and Bifrost have realized, Polkadot and using Substrate represents a phenomenal step forward in interoperability.
It offers:
  • Total flexibility for building a cross asset non-custodial token bridge
  • Seamless integration of our partners/peer bridges between infrastructure
  • Built in network security
  • Efficient token standard indexing for every type of asset in every type of blockchain
We don’t have Digital Money without Bitcoin; We don’t have Smart Contracts and DeFi without Ethereum; We don’t have true interoperability without Polkadot and Substrate.
In a future article we will talk more about our Kusama testnet release.

Whats next for BONDLY?

BONDSWAP for Ethereum, the first formal product release, will be available soon (so hold off on your OTC transaction until then). This will include support for the Bondly staking program. Detailed roadmaps for the other products will be announced soon!
In the meantime we will be making additional articles (but not limited to) the following topics:
  • Our first BPROTECT marketplace customers
  • The BONDLY Liquidity Marketplace
  • Partnership Announcements
  • Team Details
Please join our community and sign up for the alpha! We are so excited to share more with you soon!
Web: https://www.bondly.finance/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/BondlyFinance
Telegram: t.me/bondlyfinance
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Buying Crypto as a Canadian

A friend of mine has bought crypto in the past few months and told me to just keep calling my bank until eventually somebody let's the payment go through. I've called enough times that I'm fed up with this process.
I'm looking for a method of buying/selling crypto, I'd like to know what fees are charged and the process.
My friend transferred $99 usdt to my binance account to get me started and I am doing really well, much better than my stock market picks, I'm still very new to both but I am stuck on this.
It seems no banks in Canada are willing to allow their customers to buy and sell crypto based on reddit posts I browsed while searching for a solution to my problem.
I am signed up to wealthsimple which is going to eventually allow their users to buy/sell bitcoin and ethereum, which is great but the time to buy was months ago and I'm not willing to wait for wealthsimple.
Thank you very much for your responses.
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How to purchase and exchange your litecoin! (longer read)

This post will show you the best ways to buy litecoins using many different payment methods and exchanges for each method.
Before you start, make sure you have a good litecoin wallet to store your LTC. NEVER store your litecoins on a crypto exchange.

Popular Exchanges

eToro
Coinbase
Coinmama

Buy Litecoin with Credit Card or Debit Card

Let’s dive into some of the exchanges supporting Litecoin credit card purchases.
These exchanges are our favorite ways to buy.

Coinbase

Coinbase is the easiest way to buy litecoins with a credit card.
Coinbase is available in the United States, Canada, Europe, UK, Singapore, and Australia.
The fees will come out to 3.99% per purchase.
Here is a good video that can help walk you through the process of buying on Coinbase, although it’s fairly easy.

Coinmama

Coinmama recently added the ability to buy litecoin directly on the platform. Users from nearly any country in the world can use Coinmama to buy litecoins.
Coinmama has some of the highest limits among credit card exchanges.

BitPanda

BitPanda is based in Austria and is a crypto brokerage service. You can buy using a credit card from most European countries.

CEX.io

CEX.io is based in the UK and is one of the oldest crypto exchanges online.
CEX.io supports litecoin and its users from nearly anywhere in the world can buy litecoin with credit card on the platform.

Buy Litecoin with Bank Account or Bank Transfer

Coinbase

Coinbase is the easiest way to buy litecoins with a bank account or transfer.
Coinbase, like is is for credit cards, is available in the United States, Canada, Europe, UK, Singapore, and Australia.
Coinbase is one of primary exchanges used to buy Litecoins.
Americans can use ACH transfer (5–7 days wait), and Europeans can use SEPA transfer (1–3 days wait).
The fees will come out to 1.49% per purchase.

BitPanda

BitPanda is based in Austria and is a crypto brokerage service. You can buy using SEPA transfer from most European countries. You can also use SOFORT, NETELLER, or GiroPay.

CEX.io

CEX.io also supports litecoin buys via bank account. This is via wire transfer for US citizens, SEPA for Europe, and SWIFT for the rest of the globe.

Binance

Binance is now one of the largest if not the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the world. It supports bank and card purchases of Litecoin as well as Litecoin trading pairs with Bitcoin and Etehreum.

Get a Litecoin Wallet

Before we move onto other options:
Never store your litecoins on an exchange!
Always withdrawal your litecoin to an offline cryptocurrency wallet like the Ledger Nano S or any other wallet that you control.
The Ledger Nano S and TREZOR are the best options for secure storage.

Other Methods to Buy Litecoin

If you don’t have a card or want to avoid the high fees, you can use the following methods to buy Litecoin as well.
Find out which one works best for you.

Buy Litecoin with PayPal

Unfortunately, there is no easy way to buy Litecoin with PayPal. Other sites will tell you that cex allows for this, but that is no longer the case.
You can, however, now use eToro to buy Litecoin, unless you live in the United States.
If you live in the US, the only way to buy Litecoin with Paypal is to buy Bitcoin using paypal, and then use the Bitcoins to buy Litecoin. You can easily buy Bitcoin using Paypal on Local Bitcoins. Once you have Bitcoin, you can use an exchange like Coinbase Pro to swap the Bitcoin for Litecoin.

Buy Litecoin with Cash

There is no good way to buy litecoins with cash. LocalBitcoins is the most popular way to buy bitcoins with cash, and it does not have Litecoin support. Other popular cash to Bitcoin exchanges like BitQuick and Wall of Coins also do not support LTC. So you will have to first buy bitcoins with cash then exchange them for LTC using the method described below.
The same goes for Bitcoin ATMs. Most do not support Litecoin. So if you want to buy litecoins at a Bitcoin ATM you first have to buy bitcoins and then trade the BTC for litecoins.

Buy Litecoin with Bitcoin

If you already have Bitcoins then it is VERY simple to convert some of your BTC to litecoins.
You just need to find an exchange with the LTC/BTC pair, which is most exchanges since LTC/BTC is a very popular pair to trade.

Buy Litecoin with Skrill

BitPanda, mentioned above, also accepts Skrill payments for LTC. The fees will vary and are simply included in your buy price.

Cryptmixer

Cryptmixer is probably the fastest way to convert BTC to Litecoin. You just enter the amount of LTC you want to buy, and give them a LTC address. Then they will tell you how much BTC to send to their address. Once your BTC is sent, you will have LTC delivered to your wallet very shortly after.

Buy Litecoin with Ethereum

Ethereum has experienced a massive price rise. Nearly a year ago it was $10, and now at over $500, many want to move some of their ETH gains into other coins like Litecoin.
Litecoin has very good liquidity, and is very popular among traders especially in China.
So this guide is going to show you how to buy litecoins with Ethereum. We will show some of the best exchanges you can use, and the pros and cons of using different types of exchanges over the other.

Cryptmixer

Cryptmixer is one of the most unique exchanges, and also one of the fastest ways to convert your ETH to LTC.
With Cryptmixer you do not even need to store your money with the exchange, meaning you are at very little risk of getting your funds stolen.
With Cryptmixer you simply specify the amount of LTC you want to buy, and specific the address to where your litecoins should be sent and within 30 minutes you will have LTC delivered to your wallet.

Poloniex

Poloniex is the world’s largest altcoin exchange. However, there is a huge downside to using Poloniex to convert your ETH to LTC:
Poloniex does not have a LTC/ETH market, meaning you have to first trade your ETH to BTC, and then trade your BTC for LTC.
While this method works, you will have to make multiple trades and also pay fees twice.

ShapeShift

Shapeshift is basically the same as Cryptmixer, and was actually the first company to come up with the concept of an exchange that does not hold your own funds.

Frequently Asked Questions About Buying Litecoin

Many of you may still have lots of questions about how to buy Litecoin.
Odds are we have answered almost any question you could think of below.
We will aim to answer many of the most common questions relating to buying Litecoin.

Why are there limited options to buying Litecoin using other altcoins?

The issue in all crypto markets is liquidity. As the space gets bigger, the liquidity also gets better. But as of now, the only VERY liquid cryptocurrency is Bitcoin. So exchanging two altcoins between each other is often harder than if BTC was involved on one side of the trade.

How much is a Litecoin worth?

Like all currencies, the value of Litecoin changes every second. The value of Litecoin also depends on the country you are in and the exchange you are trading on. You can find the most up to date price on Coinbase.

How do I buy Ripple (XRP) with Litecoin?

The best way to buy Ripple using Litecoin is to either use a non KYC exchange like Cryptmixer or start an account on Binance or Coinbase Pro and sell your Litecoin for Ripple. Look for LTC/XRP trading pairs, and make your trade.

How long does Litecoin take to confirm?

Litecoin blocks are added ever 2 and a half minutes. That means you should get one confirmation every two and a half minutes. This can vary if it takes miners longer to discover a block, but the difficulty of the finding a block should change proportionate to the hashing power on the network so that a block gets added approximately every 2.5 minutes.
If you are trying to send money to a merchant, they may require more than one confirmation before they send you products. If you are depositing on an exchange, they may also require three or more confirmations before they credit your account.

How many Litoshis make one Litecoin?

one hundred million (100,000,000) Litoshis make one (1) Litecoin.

Where do I store Litecoin?

The best place to store litecoin is on a hardware wallet. You can find the best one for you on our page dedicated to hardware wallets.

When is the Litecoin halving?

The expected date of the next Litecoin block reward halving is August 7th, 2023.

Why can litecoin take so long to buy?

Litecoin can take long to buy because the legacy banking system is very slow. If you are buying with another cryptocurrency, you will see how fast it is to buy!
Bank transfer in the USA, for example, take about 5 days to complete. So any purchase of Litecoin made with a US bank transfer will take a minimum of 5 days.

How do I buy Litecoin with Paypal?

Unfortunately, there is no easy way to buy Litcoin with PayPal. Other sites will tell you that cex allows for this, but that is no longer the case.
You can, however, now use eToro to buy Litcoineum, unless you live in the United States.
If you live in the US, the only way to buy Litcoin with Paypal is to buy Bitcoin using paypal, and then use the Bitcoins to buy Litcoin. You can easily buy Bitcoin using Paypal on Local Bitcoins. Once you have Bitcoin, you can use an exchange like Cryptmixer to swap the Bitcoin for Litcoin.

Can you buy partial litecoins?

Yes, litecoin, like Bitcoin, is divisible to many decimal places so you can buy 0.1 LTC, 0.001 LTC, etc.

Can you sell litecoin?

Yes, you can sell LTC on most of the exchanges mentioned above. The fees, speed, and privacy is the same in most cases.

Can anyone buy litecoins?

Anyone is free to buy litecoins, as long as you find an exchange that supports your country. Most cryptocurrency wallets do not require ID to sign up so you can always make a wallet and get paid in litecoin, too.

Which payment method is best to use?

For speed, credit card will likely be fastest. For larger amounts, bank transfer is best. For privacy, it’s best to buy bitcoins with cash and then trade for litecoins using Cryptmixer or Shapeshift.

Is it better to mine or buy litecoins?

If you have cheap electricity, it might be worth it to mine litecoins. If you have solar power or just want to mine for fun then it could be worth it. Otherwise, it’s probably better just to buy.
Mining is constantly changing and small changes in Litecoin price or electricity can greatly affect your profitability.

What should I do with my litecoins once I buy?

You should immediately move your litecoins into a secure wallet. You should never leave your litecoins on an exchange. There have been countless hacks in cryptocurrency since Bitcoin was created in 2009. Hundreds of thousands of people have lost money. So buy your litecoins, and then instantly send them into a wallet you control so you are not at risk of losing money to a hack or scam.
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Filecoin se dispara mientras espera el lanzamiento de su mainnet. Bitcoin cash sigue al alza

Filecoin se dispara mientras espera el lanzamiento de su mainnet. Bitcoin cash sigue al alza


A medida que se acerca el lanzamiento de la mainnet de la nueva criptomoneda filecoin (FIL), prevista para hoy 15 de octubre, su precio no ha dejado de crecer.
Esta semana las exchanges Kraken y Gemini anunciaron que sus plataformas darán soporte comercial y de custodia a filecoin a partir de este jueves.
FIL es la nueva criptomoneda de Filecoin Network, descrita en su página web como “una red de almacenamiento descentralizada diseñada para guardar la información más importante de la humanidad”.
El proyecto destaca entre otros de su mismo tipo por contar con una gran financiación (205 millones) desde 2017.
La red de filecoin es promovida por mineros que disponen de la potencia computacional y el espacio de almacenamiento necesario. Estos son recompensados con las tarifas que pagan los usuarios de FIL por la provisión y recuperación de datos.
Este nuevo modelo descentralizado representa una alternativa prometedora a las ofertas en nube de almacenamiento centralizado existentes.

Su precio se disparó

Al cierre de este reporte (9:30 am en Venezuela o 1:30pm UTC) filecoin cotizó en $108 con un aumento de precio del 265% en las últimas 24 horas, según Coinmarketcap.
En ese lapso de tiempo tuvo un volumen de operaciones de $19.691.390 y su capitalización quedó en $1.584.055.215.
Por su parte, bitcoin cash sigue al alza por segundo día consecutivo cotizando en $260.
Su variación de las últimas 24 horas fue de 2,16% con un volumen de comercio de $2.844.061.754.
Su capitalización se ubicó en $4.838.864.500.
Binance coin también tuvo una jornada positiva al crecer un 0,84%.
Su precio quedó en $30,99 y su capitalización en $4,471,210,823.

El bitcoin sigue muy estable

En cuanto a la principal criptomoneda, su variación ha sido mínima. En las últimas 24 horas el bitcoin perdió un 0,34%, cotizando en $11.365 al finalizar esta redacción.
Desde la misma hora de ayer miércoles su precio osciló entre $11.303 y $11.539, con un volumen de operaciones de $26.600.030.760.
Su capitalización quedó en $210.471.588.359.
Su baja variación coincide con los bajos niveles de volatilidad que presenta, según Buybitcoinworldwide.

Vuelve la codicia

Los sentimientos del mercado de bitcoins amanecieron este jueves en la zona de codicia, manteniendo el comportamiento intermitente de las últimas semanas.
El índice de miedo y avaricia se ubicó en 56 puntos, tres puntos más que ayer.
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Filecoin se dispara mientras espera el lanzamiento de su mainnet. Bitcoin cash sigue al alza

Filecoin se dispara mientras espera el lanzamiento de su mainnet. Bitcoin cash sigue al alza


A medida que se acerca el lanzamiento de la mainnet de la nueva criptomoneda filecoin (FIL), prevista para hoy 15 de octubre, su precio no ha dejado de crecer.
Esta semana las exchanges Kraken y Gemini anunciaron que sus plataformas darán soporte comercial y de custodia a filecoin a partir de este jueves.
FIL es la nueva criptomoneda de Filecoin Network, descrita en su página web como “una red de almacenamiento descentralizada diseñada para guardar la información más importante de la humanidad”.
El proyecto destaca entre otros de su mismo tipo por contar con una gran financiación (205 millones) desde 2017.
La red de filecoin es promovida por mineros que disponen de la potencia computacional y el espacio de almacenamiento necesario. Estos son recompensados con las tarifas que pagan los usuarios de FIL por la provisión y recuperación de datos.
Este nuevo modelo descentralizado representa una alternativa prometedora a las ofertas en nube de almacenamiento centralizado existentes.

Su precio se disparó

Al cierre de este reporte (9:30 am en Venezuela o 1:30pm UTC) filecoin cotizó en $108 con un aumento de precio del 265% en las últimas 24 horas, según Coinmarketcap.
En ese lapso de tiempo tuvo un volumen de operaciones de $19.691.390 y su capitalización quedó en $1.584.055.215.
Por su parte, bitcoin cash sigue al alza por segundo día consecutivo cotizando en $260.
Su variación de las últimas 24 horas fue de 2,16% con un volumen de comercio de $2.844.061.754.
Su capitalización se ubicó en $4.838.864.500.
Binance coin también tuvo una jornada positiva al crecer un 0,84%.
Su precio quedó en $30,99 y su capitalización en $4,471,210,823.

El bitcoin sigue muy estable

En cuanto a la principal criptomoneda, su variación ha sido mínima. En las últimas 24 horas el bitcoin perdió un 0,34%, cotizando en $11.365 al finalizar esta redacción.
Desde la misma hora de ayer miércoles su precio osciló entre $11.303 y $11.539, con un volumen de operaciones de $26.600.030.760.
Su capitalización quedó en $210.471.588.359.
Su baja variación coincide con los bajos niveles de volatilidad que presenta, según Buybitcoinworldwide.

Vuelve la codicia

Los sentimientos del mercado de bitcoins amanecieron este jueves en la zona de codicia, manteniendo el comportamiento intermitente de las últimas semanas.
El índice de miedo y avaricia se ubicó en 56 puntos, tres puntos más que ayer.
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Syscoin Platform’s Great Reddit Scaling Bake-off Proposal

Syscoin Platform’s Great Reddit Scaling Bake-off Proposal

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We are excited to participate and present Syscoin Platform's ideal characteristics and capabilities towards a well-rounded Reddit Community Points solution!
Our scaling solution for Reddit Community Points involves 2-way peg interoperability with Ethereum. This will provide a scalable token layer built specifically for speed and high volumes of simple value transfers at a very low cost, while providing sovereign ownership and onchain finality.
Token transfers scale by taking advantage of a globally sorting mempool that provides for probabilistically secure assumptions of “as good as settled”. The opportunity here for token receivers is to have an app-layer interactivity on the speed/security tradeoff (99.9999% assurance within 10 seconds). We call this Z-DAG, and it achieves high-throughput across a mesh network topology presently composed of about 2,000 geographically dispersed full-nodes. Similar to Bitcoin, however, these nodes are incentivized to run full-nodes for the benefit of network security, through a bonded validator scheme. These nodes do not participate in the consensus of transactions or block validation any differently than other nodes and therefore do not degrade the security model of Bitcoin’s validate first then trust, across every node. Each token transfer settles on-chain. The protocol follows Bitcoin core policies so it has adequate code coverage and protocol hardening to be qualified as production quality software. It shares a significant portion of Bitcoin’s own hashpower through merged-mining.
This platform as a whole can serve token microtransactions, larger settlements, and store-of-value in an ideal fashion, providing probabilistic scalability whilst remaining decentralized according to Bitcoin design. It is accessible to ERC-20 via a permissionless and trust-minimized bridge that works in both directions. The bridge and token platform are currently available on the Syscoin mainnet. This has been gaining recent attention for use by loyalty point programs and stablecoins such as Binance USD.

Solutions

Syscoin Foundation identified a few paths for Reddit to leverage this infrastructure, each with trade-offs. The first provides the most cost-savings and scaling benefits at some sacrifice of token autonomy. The second offers more preservation of autonomy with a more narrow scope of cost savings than the first option, but savings even so. The third introduces more complexity than the previous two yet provides the most overall benefits. We consider the third as most viable as it enables Reddit to benefit even while retaining existing smart contract functionality. We will focus on the third option, and include the first two for good measure.
  1. Distribution, burns and user-to-user transfers of Reddit Points are entirely carried out on the Syscoin network. This full-on approach to utilizing the Syscoin network provides the most scalability and transaction cost benefits of these scenarios. The tradeoff here is distribution and subscription handling likely migrating away from smart contracts into the application layer.
  2. The Reddit Community Points ecosystem can continue to use existing smart contracts as they are used today on the Ethereum mainchain. Users migrate a portion of their tokens to Syscoin, the scaling network, to gain much lower fees, scalability, and a proven base layer, without sacrificing sovereign ownership. They would use Syscoin for user-to-user transfers. Tips redeemable in ten seconds or less, a high-throughput relay network, and onchain settlement at a block target of 60 seconds.
  3. Integration between Matic Network and Syscoin Platform - similar to Syscoin’s current integration with Ethereum - will provide Reddit Community Points with EVM scalability (including the Memberships ERC777 operator) on the Matic side, and performant simple value transfers, robust decentralized security, and sovereign store-of-value on the Syscoin side. It’s “the best of both worlds”. The trade-off is more complex interoperability.

Syscoin + Matic Integration

Matic and Blockchain Foundry Inc, the public company formed by the founders of Syscoin, recently entered a partnership for joint research and business development initiatives. This is ideal for all parties as Matic Network and Syscoin Platform provide complementary utility. Syscoin offers characteristics for sovereign ownership and security based on Bitcoin’s time-tested model, and shares a significant portion of Bitcoin’s own hashpower. Syscoin’s focus is on secure and scalable simple value transfers, trust-minimized interoperability, and opt-in regulatory compliance for tokenized assets rather than scalability for smart contract execution. On the other hand, Matic Network can provide scalable EVM for smart contract execution. Reddit Community Points can benefit from both.
Syscoin + Matic integration is actively being explored by both teams, as it is helpful to Reddit, Ethereum, and the industry as a whole.

Proving Performance & Cost Savings

Our POC focuses on 100,000 on-chain settlements of token transfers on the Syscoin Core blockchain. Transfers and burns perform equally with Syscoin. For POCs related to smart contracts (subscriptions, etc), refer to the Matic Network proposal.
On-chain settlement of 100k transactions was accomplished within roughly twelve minutes, well-exceeding Reddit’s expectation of five days. This was performed using six full-nodes operating on compute-optimized AWS c4.2xlarge instances which were geographically distributed (Virginia, London, Sao Paulo Brazil, Oregon, Singapore, Germany). A higher quantity of settlements could be reached within the same time-frame with more broadcasting nodes involved, or using hosts with more resources for faster execution of the process.
Addresses used: 100,014
The demonstration was executed using this tool. The results can be seen in the following blocks:
612722: https://sys1.bcfn.ca/block/6d47796d043bb4c508d29123e6ae81b051f5e0aaef849f253c8f3a6942a022ce
612723: https://sys1.bcfn.ca/block/8e2077f743461b90f80b4bef502f564933a8e04de97972901f3d65cfadcf1faf
612724: https://sys1.bcfn.ca/block/205436d25b1b499fce44c29567c5c807beaca915b83cc9f3c35b0d76dbb11f6e
612725: https://sys1.bcfn.ca/block/776d1b1a0f90f655a6bbdf559ff5072459cbdc5682d7615ff4b78c00babdc237
612726: https://sys1.bcfn.ca/block/de4df0994253742a1ac8ac9eec8d2a8c8b0a6d72c53d6f3caa29bb6c171b0a6b
612727: https://sys1.bcfn.ca/block/e5e167c52a9decb313fbaadf49a5e34cb490f8084f642a850385476d4ef10d70
612728: https://sys1.bcfn.ca/block/ab64d989edc71890e7b5b8491c20e9a27520dc45a5f7c776d3dae79057f59fe7
612729: https://sys1.bcfn.ca/block/5e8b7ecd0e36f99d07e4ea6e135fc952bf7ec30164ab6f4d1e98b0f2d405df6d
612730: https://sys1.bcfn.ca/block/d395df3d31dde60bbb0bece6bd5b358297da878f0beb96be389e5f0e043580a3
It is important to note that this POC is not focused on Z-DAG. The performance of Z-DAG has been benchmarked within realistic network conditions: Whiteblock’s audit is publicly available. Network latency tests showed an average TPS around 15k with burst capacity up to 61k. Zero-latency control group exhibited ~150k TPS. Mainnet testing of the Z-DAG network is achievable and will require further coordination and additional resources.
Even further optimizations are expected in the upcoming Syscoin Core release which will implement a UTXO model for our token layer bringing further efficiency as well as open the door to additional scaling technology currently under research by our team and academic partners. At present our token layer is account-based, similar to Ethereum. Opt-in compliance structures will also be introduced soon which will offer some positive performance characteristics as well. It makes the most sense to implement these optimizations before performing another benchmark for Z-DAG, especially on the mainnet considering the resources required to stress-test this network.

Cost Savings

Total cost for these 100k transactions: $0.63 USD
See the live fee comparison for savings estimation between transactions on Ethereum and Syscoin. Below is a snapshot at time of writing:
ETH price: $318.55 ETH gas price: 55.00 Gwei ($0.37)
Syscoin price: $0.11
Snapshot of live fee comparison chart
Z-DAG provides a more efficient fee-market. A typical Z-DAG transaction costs 0.0000582 SYS. Tokens can be safely redeemed/re-spent within seconds or allowed to settle on-chain beforehand. The costs should remain about this low for microtransactions.
Syscoin will achieve further reduction of fees and even greater scalability with offchain payment channels for assets, with Z-DAG as a resilience fallback. New payment channel technology is one of the topics under research by the Syscoin development team with our academic partners at TU Delft. In line with the calculation in the Lightning Networks white paper, payment channels using assets with Syscoin Core will bring theoretical capacity for each person on Earth (7.8 billion) to have five on-chain transactions per year, per person, without requiring anyone to enter a fee market (aka “wait for a block”). This exceeds the minimum LN expectation of two transactions per person, per year; one to exist on-chain and one to settle aggregated value.

Tools, Infrastructure & Documentation

Syscoin Bridge

Mainnet Demonstration of Syscoin Bridge with the Basic Attention Token ERC-20
A two-way blockchain interoperability system that uses Simple Payment Verification to enable:
  • Any Standard ERC-20 token to be moved from Ethereum to the Syscoin blockchain as a Syscoin Platform Token (SPT), and back to Ethereum
  • Any SPT to be moved from Syscoin to the Ethereum blockchain as an ERC-20 token, and back to Syscoin

Benefits

  • Permissionless
  • No counterparties involved
  • No trading mechanisms involved
  • No third-party liquidity providers required
  • Cross-chain Fractional Supply - 2-way peg - Token supply maintained globally
  • ERC-20s gain vastly improved transactionality with the Syscoin Token Platform, along with the security of bitcoin-core-compliant PoW.
  • SPTs gain access to all the tooling, applications and capabilities of Ethereum for ERC-20, including smart contracts.
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Source code

https://github.com/syscoin/?q=sysethereum
Main Subprojects

API

Tools to simplify using Syscoin Bridge as a service with dapps and wallets will be released some time after implementation of Syscoin Core 4.2. These will be based upon the same processes which are automated in the current live Sysethereum Dapp that is functioning with the Syscoin mainnet.

Documentation

Syscoin Bridge & How it Works (description and process flow)
Superblock Validation Battles
HOWTO: Provision the Bridge for your ERC-20
HOWTO: Setup an Agent
Developer & User Diligence

Trade-off

The Syscoin Ethereum Bridge is secured by Agent nodes participating in a decentralized and incentivized model that involves roles of Superblock challengers and submitters. This model is open to participation. The benefits here are trust-minimization, permissionless-ness, and potentially less legal/regulatory red-tape than interop mechanisms that involve liquidity providers and/or trading mechanisms.
The trade-off is that due to the decentralized nature there are cross-chain settlement times of one hour to cross from Ethereum to Syscoin, and three hours to cross from Syscoin to Ethereum. We are exploring ways to reduce this time while maintaining decentralization via zkp. Even so, an “instant bridge” experience could be provided by means of a third-party liquidity mechanism. That option exists but is not required for bridge functionality today. Typically bridges are used with batch value, not with high frequencies of smaller values, and generally it is advantageous to keep some value on both chains for maximum availability of utility. Even so, the cross-chain settlement time is good to mention here.

Cost

Ethereum -> Syscoin: Matic or Ethereum transaction fee for bridge contract interaction, negligible Syscoin transaction fee for minting tokens
Syscoin -> Ethereum: Negligible Syscoin transaction fee for burning tokens, 0.01% transaction fee paid to Bridge Agent in the form of the ERC-20, Matic or Ethereum transaction fee for contract interaction.

Z-DAG

Zero-Confirmation Directed Acyclic Graph is an instant settlement protocol that is used as a complementary system to proof-of-work (PoW) in the confirmation of Syscoin service transactions. In essence, a Z-DAG is simply a directed acyclic graph (DAG) where validating nodes verify the sequential ordering of transactions that are received in their memory pools. Z-DAG is used by the validating nodes across the network to ensure that there is absolute consensus on the ordering of transactions and no balances are overflowed (no double-spends).

Benefits

  • Unique fee-market that is more efficient for microtransaction redemption and settlement
  • Uses decentralized means to enable tokens with value transfer scalability that is comparable or exceeds that of credit card networks
  • Provides high throughput and secure fulfillment even if blocks are full
  • Probabilistic and interactive
  • 99.9999% security assurance within 10 seconds
  • Can serve payment channels as a resilience fallback that is faster and lower-cost than falling-back directly to a blockchain
  • Each Z-DAG transaction also settles onchain through Syscoin Core at 60-second block target using SHA-256 Proof of Work consensus
https://preview.redd.it/pgbx84jih8e51.png?width=1614&format=png&auto=webp&s=5f631d42a33dc698365eb8dd184b6d442def6640

Source code

https://github.com/syscoin/syscoin

API

Syscoin-js provides tooling for all Syscoin Core RPCs including interactivity with Z-DAG.

Documentation

Z-DAG White Paper
Useful read: An in-depth Z-DAG discussion between Syscoin Core developer Jag Sidhu and Brave Software Research Engineer Gonçalo Pestana

Trade-off

Z-DAG enables the ideal speed/security tradeoff to be determined per use-case in the application layer. It minimizes the sacrifice required to accept and redeem fast transfers/payments while providing more-than-ample security for microtransactions. This is supported on the premise that a Reddit user receiving points does need security yet generally doesn’t want nor need to wait for the same level of security as a nation-state settling an international trade debt. In any case, each Z-DAG transaction settles onchain at a block target of 60 seconds.

Syscoin Specs

Syscoin 3.0 White Paper
(4.0 white paper is pending. For improved scalability and less blockchain bloat, some features of v3 no longer exist in current v4: Specifically Marketplace Offers, Aliases, Escrow, Certificates, Pruning, Encrypted Messaging)
  • 16MB block bandwidth per minute assuming segwit witness carrying transactions, and transactions ~200 bytes on average
  • SHA256 merge mined with Bitcoin
  • UTXO asset layer, with base Syscoin layer sharing identical security policies as Bitcoin Core
  • Z-DAG on asset layer, bridge to Ethereum on asset layer
  • On-chain scaling with prospect of enabling enterprise grade reliable trustless payment processing with on/offchain hybrid solution
  • Focus only on Simple Value Transfers. MVP of blockchain consensus footprint is balances and ownership of them. Everything else can reduce data availability in exchange for scale (Ethereum 2.0 model). We leave that to other designs, we focus on transfers.
  • Future integrations of MAST/Taproot to get more complex value transfers without trading off trustlessness or decentralization.
  • Zero-knowledge Proofs are a cryptographic new frontier. We are dabbling here to generalize the concept of bridging and also verify the state of a chain efficiently. We also apply it in our Digital Identity projects at Blockchain Foundry (a publicly traded company which develops Syscoin softwares for clients). We are also looking to integrate privacy preserving payment channels for off-chain payments through zkSNARK hub & spoke design which does not suffer from the HTLC attack vectors evident on LN. Much of the issues plaguing Lightning Network can be resolved using a zkSNARK design whilst also providing the ability to do a multi-asset payment channel system. Currently we found a showstopper attack (American Call Option) on LN if we were to use multiple-assets. This would not exist in a system such as this.

Wallets

Web3 and mobile wallets are under active development by Blockchain Foundry Inc as WebAssembly applications and expected for release not long after mainnet deployment of Syscoin Core 4.2. Both of these will be multi-coin wallets that support Syscoin, SPTs, Ethereum, and ERC-20 tokens. The Web3 wallet will provide functionality similar to Metamask.
Syscoin Platform and tokens are already integrated with Blockbook. Custom hardware wallet support currently exists via ElectrumSys. First-class HW wallet integration through apps such as Ledger Live will exist after 4.2.
Current supported wallets
Syscoin Spark Desktop
Syscoin-Qt

Explorers

Mainnet: https://sys1.bcfn.ca (Blockbook)
Testnet: https://explorer-testnet.blockchainfoundry.co

Thank you for close consideration of our proposal. We look forward to feedback, and to working with the Reddit community to implement an ideal solution using Syscoin Platform!

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Swipe Bi-Weekly Update #6

Swipe Bi-Weekly Update #6

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Swipe opened the month of August with the launch of its Swipe Network Staking and its announcement to run a Decentralized Finance Lending/Earn application on Binance Smart Chain. This was also followed by the plan to release product updates, events, listings, or partnerships every week until the end of 2020.
Bringing their promise and commitment true to the public, here are the activities that Swipe has released for the past two weeks:

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Swipe Launches Staking/DeFi
Swipe has recently launched its test network for Swipe Network Testnet Staking and, at the same time, announced its plans to launch a Decentralized Finance Lending/Earn application on Binance Smart Chain.
With the launch of the Swipe Network testnet, users can use the Swipe Faucet to grab testnet-SXP to use on the decentralized finance application. Users will be able to bond SXP to the Swipe Network smart contract as collateral to ensure the guarantee of conversions for these exchanges. A reserve system in place to lock SXP and guarantee that the merchant and payment networks receive the exact fiat amount is in place as Swipe facilitates real-time conversions on-demand.
Users will receive up 12% APY on their staked SXP within the Swipe Network off-chain and a variable rate for on-chain. Swipe plans to enable staked SXP to earn the processing fees it charges in the future as well on top of the collateral rewards from staking.
Also, Swipe revealed its plans to launch a DeFi App on Binance Chain called SwipeFi, which will enable Binance Chain tokens to be used to earn interest on their supply of collateral to the protocol and borrow against their collateral directly on the Binance blockchain.
Swipe (SXP) Trading Competition
Last August 5 to 12, Swipe and Binance team have both committed a total of 100,000 SXP and 50,000 USDT in prizes to thank its users worldwide for their continued support and to also celebrate the Swipe acquisition and SXP/USDT listing in Futures, Margin and Spot markets. The contest was divided into three categories: a new user exclusive rewards, a trading competition, and the Lucky 99, which awarded users ranked 99th, 199th, 299th, 399th, and so forth until the 9999th place of the top 10,000 SXP traders based on their trading volume.
Swipe x WBTC
Swipe has partnered with WBTC Network and has officially been approved as a merchant for WBTC minting through the WBTC Network’s DAO Governance process. Swipe Wallet users will be able to benefit from instantly wrapping Bitcoin BTC to Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC) and vice versa with just a few clicks. Swipe has also listed WBTC on the Swipe Wallet platform and Swipe Visa Card to enable users to buy, sell, exchange, and spend WBTC at over 60 million merchants worldwide.
SXP on CoinDCX
SXP, the native token of Swipe, is now listed and live on its second Indian Exchange CoinDCX. Trading for $SXP token is now live for CoinDCX users who wish to trade SXP/BTC and SXP/USDT.
CoinDCX trading links for SXP:
https://coindcx.com/trade/SXPBTC & https://coindcx.com/trade/SXPUSDT
Wazirx AMA Session
Swipe Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Joselito Lizarondo, held an AMA session with the Telegram community of Wazirx, a bitcoin exchange in India, last August 7. In the AMA session, Lizarondo answered questions about Swipe, Swipe Card, its new partnership with Binance, and the recent projects that the company has announced. The community also asked if Swipe is planning to bring its card services to India as it is one of the biggest crypto market countries at present.
To read the whole summary of the AMA visit:
https://blog.wazirx.com/ama-with-joselito-lizarondo-ceo-founder-of-swipe-summary/
New Swipe Product Manual
Swipe has released a new “redefined” white paper under the title: Swipe Product Manual. The Swipe Product Manual was designed with simplicity in mind for easy and coherent descriptions of the Swipe ecosystem of products. This will describe all of Swipe’s current and future products that the team has planned. Technical descriptions and documentation will be made available, as required, per protocol, as some will have API access for developers.
The Swipe Product Manual can be viewed by clicking here or by going to https://sw.pe/ProductManual or downloading https://swipe.io/ProductManual.pdf to your desktop.
Swipe 0% Fees
Starting Monday, August 17, Swipe Wallet and Swipe Card users will no longer have to pay any fees to buy, sell, and pay with crypto. Users can now purchase, sell, and convert cryptocurrencies to and from fiat currencies without the previous 1% fee. Swipe cardholders will also enjoy waived membership fees and free card shipping.
Swipe Staking
As Swipe prepares to launch the Swipe Network Staking mainnet, the Swipe Wallet application will support SXP staking. Users will enjoy staking rewards based on their SXP balances that are held on the Swipe Wallet beginning on August 23, 00:00 UTC.
More details of the staking can be viewed at:
https://medium.com/swipe/swipe-wallet-to-support-sxp-staking-acfab4589813
Swipe Reddit AMA
In his first blog post on Medium, Swipe CEO Joselito Lizarondo answered the questions that the Reddit community asked regarding Swipe’s activities and plans for the future. He talked about the new partnership programs of Swipe, its newly released “Product Manual,” and the new roadmap, which will be kept in stealth “to focus on bringing maximum value to these announcements and products.”
Read the whole transcript of Joselito Lizarondo’s AMA here:
https://medium.com/swipe/swipe-reddit-ama-8-13-80690e2f6589
Swipe and Kava Partnership
Swipe has formed a strategic partnership with Kava Labs to further grow the USDX DeFi Ecosystem as Swipe prepares to bring decentralized finance applications to the Binance Smart Chain. Swipe has also listed KAVA and USDX on the Swipe Wallet platform where users can buy and sell KAVA and USDX with a linked bank account or credit/debit card as well as enabled it to be converted and spent at over 60 million merchants worldwide with the Swipe Visa Card.
$16M+ Ecosystem Rewards Program for BNB Holders on Binance
Swipe is launching a 12-week-period $16,000,000 Ecosystem Rewards Program for BNB holders, starting August 17. This program aims to continue to promote the usage of Swipe products, including the Swipe Network Staking and Governance within a strong community. With Swipe’s partnership with Binance, a weekly distribution of 333,333.33 SXP will run to BNB holders on Binance.com.
Know more about the Rewards Program here:
https://medium.com/swipe/swipe-launches-16m-ecosystem-rewards-program-for-bnb-holders-on-binance-e79ffc9dc252
Swipe’s Chainlink Based Price Oracles Now Live
Swipe has collaborated with Chainlink, the market-leading decentralized oracle network, to launch a live SXP-USD price oracle on the Ethereum mainnet. By switching to Chainlink, users receive stronger guarantees around trust and transparency in the payments process, as critical price feeds for the network are now completely decentralized and available to monitor on the blockchain.
This decentralized infrastructure ensures that reward issuances and token burns only take place based on accurate, highly available, and tamper-proof on-chain prices that have no single point of failure or absolute truth. Users can independently verify the current price, how price updates occur, which nodes are providing data to the network, and more. This means users no longer need to rely on Swipe to produce fair conversion rates.
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Stay up-to-date with all the latest news from Swipe
Website: https://swipe.io
Twitter: https://twitter.com/SwipeWallet
Facebook: https://facebook.com/Swipe
Instagram: https://instagram.com/Swipe
Medium: https://medium.com/Swipe
Telegram: https://t.me/SwipeWallet & https://t.me/Swipe
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/swipewallet
YouTube: https://youtube.com/SwipeWallet
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Disperse big players and refuse to monopolize

Avoid the risk of smashing the stocks of large investors, diversify the account to reduce the risk
With the development of blockchain technology, it is no longer satisfied with only obtaining data on the chain. How to bridge the connection between the real world and the blockchain world has always been the direction of technological conquest, and the oracle plays this role. Especially with the popularity of the DeFi concept, the large-scale application of Oracle Machine (Oracle Machine) in financial derivatives trading platforms, gambling games, and prediction markets has made it a new track in the industry.
At present, the oracle project represented by EULER is operating well, continues to lead the trend of oracle development, and continues to consolidate the basic technical support for the DeFi revolution. Its already-online mining design is also refreshing.
EULER's platform pass EUCC, 90% of which is used for mining output, and the entire mining mechanism runs through the distributed oracle protocol, in which three roles are set up: data provider, data verifier, and arbitration node. And reward and punishment mechanism to ensure ecological operation.
How does EULER mine? Is it a new wealth code? What are the characteristics? With these questions, let us analyze the distribution mechanism, mining mechanism, and token value one by one.
The mining mechanism is fairer, and small and medium miners benefit more
Before talking about the mining mechanism of EUCC, we can look at the distribution of other tokens. The blockchain itself upholds fairness and justice, without permission, so that everyone in the network can participate. However, when we look at Bitcoin mining, it is now monopolized by several mining machine vendors such as Bitmain, and ordinary people cannot participate at all. If a PoW husband chain like Bitcoin has formed the head effect of mining, what about a relatively fair PoS type blockchain? Let's take Cosmos as an example. Since Binance joined its validator node, it has instantly ranked to the top with the strong financial strength and user base of the top exchange, and does not give small and medium nodes the slightest chance.
Looking back at the mining mechanism of EUCC, we can find that it is very friendly to ordinary users. Assuming that 6.3 million EUCCs are scattered to the accounts of 12 individuals, 8 of them hold 1 million, 1 person holds 99.9 million, and one person holds 5,299,800. Our income is related to the ranking. We give a flashback ranking of 12 people's currency holdings.
The staking ranking is based on the jump ranking weighting algorithm rather than the weighted average of the user staking amount. This is to avoid EUCC being controlled by a few people, avoid monopoly, and break up large users. Do your best to achieve a win-win situation in EULER's community.
Decentralized tokens create a closed loop: Euler platform currency EUCC flashback ranking reverse order weighting algorithm mechanism
The EUCC currency holding and promotion revenue is set through the reverse ranking weighting algorithm of the reverse order to achieve a small number of rows, and the best currency holding is the most ideal. Disperse large accounts, avoid the formation of monopoly, and at the same time encourage currency holding, encourage the whole network to increase the position to catch up, prevent EUCC from being controlled by a few wealthy people and market oligarchs and affect circulation, and use personal efforts to determine you to get promotion benefits while driving users Fission keeps the whole network dynamic.
Compared with other mining projects, EULER has introduced a unique flashback ranking weighting algorithm mechanism in the mining design, which provides a good mechanism guarantee for attracting more users to participate in mining, and it is also beneficial to data providers. Decentralization ensures the decentralization of the oracle system and well guarantees the positive development of the community.
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Fastest and easiest way without a minimum purchase or high fees for customers to obtain NANO? (USA)

Hello Nano community,
Some of you may know me from /nanotrade or elsewhere, I generally am bullish on NANO and try to do my part to help spread adoption and awareness. I also run several e-commerce websites utilizing the open source Zen-Cart as my back end. Lately, and not so lately but in general, I have encountered issues with various payment processors (which actually led me to Nano in the first place, as well as a general interest in Cryptocurrency).
While there are solutions to dealing with the more stringent regulations enforced by payment processing companies, many of these require my customers to download third party apps or sign up for third party services. Not too dissimilar to how Paypal requests a user to be logged in before sending a payment in fact. Anyways, so while setting up my websites again today after losing another payment processor over the weekend, I have come to the decision, why not try and introduce my customer base to Nano and present it less so as a cryptocurrency, but more so as a digital decentralized payment solution? I have tried accepting cryptocurrencies before, however many of my customers, at least for my main e-commerce website are older and not so tech oriented. Just seeing that I accepted "Cryptocurrency" and "Bitcoin" as an option was enough to scare some of these people away. Ironically, I noticed more sales when I completely removed this payment option and all mentions of it from my website. Funny how that works.
Anyways, since I am in the middle of setting up additional payment methods, I figured now would be a good time to attempt the above with Nano, and offer a link on the "Pay with Nano" page during the check-out process for my customers to decide if they would like to try it out. My only concern, many of these people being older and technophobic, is that the process for obtaining the Nano they want to spend may be too much work and not something they would be interested in. Especially if it involves things like scanning IDs or providing more information than a simple credit or debit card number and a name. Ideally, this would be the only information they need to provide, with the ability to purchase any amount (most orders placed are between $25-$100), without paying an outrageous fee (which I will offer an incentive to cover for anyways I think). An instant transfer would also be a prerequisite. Something as fast as it takes to sign up for Cash App for example.
So, am I asking too much? Do such services exist yet in the US?
Quick rundown:
-Low fees
-No minimum or low minimum
-Non-invasive signup process
-No wait
Another thing worth mentioning, and hopefully this can provide the right people with an idea which I think could really help improve Nano adoption if implemented, was that I noticed some competitors of mine are accepting something called "PMC Coin", which is claimed to be a gold backed cryptocurrency. The gold bit is not important I do not think. What is impressive however, is that these vendors are able to provide this crypto as an option during the checkout process, and upon hitting submit, the customer is brought to the PMC Coin website, where they are presented with a form for purchasing this crypto. I have not tried going further than this, but the form contains all the required fields for a credit and debit purchase, as well as the price for the purchase being exactly what the price was for the requested items during the check-out on the forwarding website. It appears that upon purchase, the credit/debit card payment is sent to the PMC Coin sellers, and the PMC Coin in an equivalent amount is sent to the vendor. I assume the fees are offloaded onto the vendor at this point. While I have no interest in this asset in the slightest, I have to commend them on this solution, and I really hope we can see something like this emerge from the Nano community. It could be the killer app we have all been waiting for to spur adoption perhaps.
I will essentially be manually doing something like this for my customers, albeit with links and instructions, however as mentioned, the more streamlined the process is, the better. I am sure they will have an easy enough time with Natrium, and I am excited to introduce some new people into the space. But most of all I just want a simple ability to be able to keep my shop online without having to bow down to the banks and their petty requests as to what products should or should not be sold. None of us should have to deal with the Soup Nazi, be us merchants or consumers.
Thank you for your time and interest, and remember, stay bullish!
::edit::
Spreads I have found so-far:
CoinGate: 100 Nano = $114.76 vs. $97.44 USDT (Binance) [$17.32 fee] [$50 minimum] (Simplex)
Atomic Wallet: 100 Nano = $115 vs. $98.40 USDT (Binance) [$16.60 fee] [$50 minimum] (Simplex)
Crypto.com: Claims 3.5% fee, requires government photo ID, 2-3 day confirmation
Coinswitch.io: 100 Nano = $117 vs. $99.28 USDT (Binance) [$17.72 fee] [$63 minimum] (Simplex)
Coinify.com: 100 Nano = $119 vs. $114 USDT (Binance) [$5 fee] [$63 minimum] KYC is intensive but not too crazy. 2 Minute verification too. Definitely the best option so far. Only problem is the minimum purchase.
Going to try Binance.us next and the Brave browser, which I think uses Binance as a backend anyways.
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Bitcoin Obituaries Lists Another Crypto Eulogy, 2020 BTC Deaths in the Single Digits

The infamous “Bitcoin Obituaries” has seen another addition to the long list of deaths since bitcoin’s oldest death on December 15, 2010. According to the list of articles with 382 deaths to-date, bitcoin was declared dead again on September 4, 2020.
Ever since Satoshi Nakamoto released the decentralized network, a number of people have doubted bitcoin and over the years some individuals have deemed the project “dead.”
Famous people, journalists, economists, luminaries, and many more have written long-winded essays on why the cryptocurrency is sure to fail. The website 99 Bitcoins maintains a list of “Bitcoin Obituaries” collected over the years and so far there’s been 382 deaths in total.
This past weekend the crypto economy slid in value considerably, as a number of digital currencies lost between 15-35% during the last seven days. Out of the top ten coins in terms of market capitalization, binance coin (BNB) staved off the market rout by only losing 12% and bitcoin (BTC) lost a touch over 16%.
The rest of the top ten crypto assets lost a much larger percentage, as coins like ETH and DOT lost close to 30%. Despite this, another bitcoin obituary was listed on September 4, when BTC dropped to $10,500 per coin.
The death stems from the web portal Newsbtc and it was written by Uri Shalev who titled the article: “Bitcoin is Worthless in Long-term.” Shalev says that even Warren Buffet won’t go near the crypto asset and BTC must be a bubble.
“In contrast, bitcoin or other digital currencies are very likely worthless in the long term, and those are the kind of assets that investing legend Warren Buffet won’t touch,” Shalev writes. “It’s these latter kinds of assets that have a greater chance to be in bubble territory because they don’t generate cash flow to support their valuations.”
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Sweet! I figured out how to buy packs for free.

Sweet! I figured out how to buy packs for free.
Thanks, Bitpay.

I had never even heard of xsolla before.
I noticed that on my PC, after accidentally clicking a pack, that there was an option to pay with BitPay.

Sweet!
Having acquired some crypto from using the Brave browser, I decided to look into it and found out it was legit so I opened a bitpay wallet on my phone and converted the BAT that they give you for allowing ads and from Reddit and Twitter tips into XRP(Ripple) on Binance and sent it to my BitPay wallet. I used XRP because the transfer fees are minuscule compared to Bitcoin or Ethereum and I hate paying those huge miner fees. Sometimes $4-$5 a pop.
Anyhow, over the last few months I had socked away quite a bit and was able to buy the Void Pack for $69.99 CDN and it didn't cost me a cent of real money. I still have some left so I will definitely be saving up again for the next sacred 2x or some other deal.
I still don't understand why more people don't take advantage of the free crypto that's available, and I don't mean the Discord scammers that are offering a chance of a lifetime. I guess it's because it is new and unknown, and there have been some scams involving crypto but there are scams anywhere money is involved. If you want to learn more, let me know but I'll quit boring you here, I was just excited to get all this for just a little bit of time.

Ahhhhh yeah.
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“No DeFi Ecosystem Without Chainlink” - Crypto Analysts Claim

“No DeFi Ecosystem Without Chainlink” - Crypto Analysts Claim

However, The Oracle Network Received Accusations Of Being A “Well-Oiled Russian Pump-And-Dump Fraud”
US investment analysis company Weiss Ratings made a bold statement, claiming Chainlink to be an integral part of the future DeFi revolution. The team at Weiss Rating went even further, claiming that there is no “#crypto revolution” without “decentralized finance.” And it’s looking more and more like there’s no #DeFi without #LINK.”
The reason behind the bold statements is Chainlink’s recent price movements. The oracle network’s token, LINK, increased 36% from last week and marked a 126% price increase since July. Year-to-date data shows LINK’s price increased 18-fold – from a low of $1,73 on March 16, to reach an all-time high of $19.68 on August 16. Currently, LINK is trading at $14.38
Source: Cryptobrowser
LINK’s oracle network powers DeFi protocols like Aave (LEND), Ampleforth (AMPL), Bancor (BNT), Kyber Network (KNC), Loopring (LRC), and Synthetix Network (SNX). Also, Chainlink’s oracle infrastructure has been integrated into leading crypto exchanges like Binance and Bitrue to provide accurate crypto price feeds for their products.
However, despite the recent growth, Chainlink slipped down a position in CoinMarketCap’s rank, with Bitcoin Cash regaining its fifth position. Looking at the technical analysis picture, LINK may be heading to a slow fall, as after the all-time high, Chainlink’s token tested the $15 support zone. Crypto experts are considering that LINK crossing the 50-day moving average line would give the token a short-term upward push.
Meanwhile, Chainlink fell under the crosshairs of Zeus Capital, which claimed Chainlink is nothing more than a “well-oiled Russian pump-and-dump fraud.” In a series of blog posts, the company elaborated on concerns that Chainlink may turn out to be a Ponzi scheme. However, Zeus Capital has been allegedly involved in a series of malicious activities, including offering payments to crypto-related Twitter users for posting unfavorable news about LINK. Zeus reached to crypto influencers like ‘The Wolf of All Streets’ Scott Melker and Josh Rager.
Furthermore, Zeus Capital also reportedly opened a short position on Chainlink, betting that LINK’s price would crash 99%, which justifies the vicious attack on the sixth-largest cryptocurrency.
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Crypto currency prices

1
📷Bitcoin BTC
$ 11,643.7331.87%$11,732.129$11,249.109$ 6,963,433,66618,448,568$ 214,798,463,428Buy / Sell2
📷Ethereum ETH
$ 358.5843.73%$359.910$342.029$ 2,987,083,393112,000,895$ 40,150,596,564Buy / Sell3
📷XRP XRP
$ 0.2719.49%$0.271$0.247$ 732,271,96543,299,885,509$ 11,726,079,124Buy / Sell4
📷Tether USDT
$ 1.001-0.06%$1.002$1.000$ 8,076,425,5499,998,221,723$ 10,006,470,725Buy / Sell5
📷Bitcoin Cash BCH
$ 309.0921.21%$312.660$298.725$ 452,748,42818,478,019$ 5,712,006,647Buy / Sell6
📷Bitcoin SV BSV
$ 239.2272.77%$243.773$227.420$ 304,224,07018,476,640$ 4,416,611,039Buy / Sell7
📷Litecoin LTC
$ 59.8842.15%$60.660$57.772$ 610,801,38065,156,546$ 3,899,779,315Buy / Sell8
📷Cardano ADA
$ 0.1411.95%$0.143$0.137$ 119,301,93925,927,070,538$ 3,655,983,124Buy / Sell9
📷Binance Coin BNB
$ 20.9472.52%$21.239$20.390$ 104,533,196144,406,560$ 3,025,726,194Buy / Sell10
📷EOS EOS
$ 3.1792.19%$3.224$3.069$ 841,809,263934,824,115$ 2,970,113,617Buy / Sell11
📷Chainlink LINK
$ 7.7923.07%$7.877$7.515$ 176,160,952350,000,000$ 2,726,843,489Buy / Sell12
📷Stellar XLM
$ 0.10610.28%$0.106$0.095$ 99,623,95820,492,280,522$ 2,164,605,153Buy / Sell13
📷Tezos XTZ
$ 2.9032.14%$2.931$2.824$ 44,383,962738,335,358$ 2,143,085,839Buy / Sell14
📷Monero XMR
$ 87.0544.40%$87.054$82.838$ 46,303,53417,651,045$ 1,534,840,585Buy / Sell15
📷TRON TRX
$ 0.0201.61%$0.020$0.019$ 120,820,39071,659,657,369$ 1,420,086,531Buy / Sell16
📷UNUS SED LEO LEO
$ 1.2841.03%$1.285$1.268$ 119,904999,498,893$ 1,283,245,221Buy / Sell17
📷USD Coin USDC
$ 0.999-0.12%$1.001$0.999$ 115,044,2921,076,111,655$ 1,075,346,378Buy / Sell18
📷Cosmos ATOM
$ 4.1049.39%$4.104$3.737$ 71,622,839248,453,201$ 1,018,204,591Buy / Sell19
📷Huobi Token HT
$ 4.6354.33%$4.723$4.398$ 72,147,982215,789,733$ 999,618,025Buy / Sell20
📷VeChain VET
$ 0.0171.87%$0.018$0.017$ 72,590,15455,454,734,800$ 951,392,798Buy / Sell21
📷Neo NEO
$ 12.9077.41%$12.913$11.909$ 95,881,17870,538,831$ 910,496,404Buy / Sell22
📷Ethereum Classic ETC
$ 7.6182.13%$7.747$7.326$ 307,400,826116,313,299$ 885,783,544Buy / Sell23
📷Dash DASH
$ 91.09410.49%$91.097$81.989$ 127,045,9009,632,154$ 877,460,121Buy / Sell24
📷Zcash ZEC
$ 87.57721.19%$87.577$72.316$ 227,542,0169,719,906$ 850,399,085Buy / Sell25
📷IOTA MIOTA
$ 0.3021.05%$0.306$0.298$ 8,108,6232,779,530,283$ 840,333,137Buy / Sell26
📷Maker MKR
$ 574.0610.81%$574.580$557.515$ 1,434,8741,005,577$ 577,191,721Buy / Sell27
📷Ontology ONT
$ 0.7446.68%$0.744$0.694$ 39,693,142699,029,877$ 519,985,095Buy / Sell28
📷NEM XEM
$ 0.0556.30%$0.056$0.051$ 5,787,3798,999,999,999$ 495,437,287Buy / Sell29
📷Dogecoin DOGE
$ 0.00414.57%$0.004$0.003$ 67,199,088125,652,078,627$ 460,905,771Buy / Sell30
📷Aave LEND
$ 0.3164.53%$0.325$0.300$ 22,528,1751,299,999,942$ 410,919,090Buy / Sell31
📷Basic Attention Token BAT
$ 0.2531.15%$0.256$0.249$ 18,772,8031,487,012,637$ 375,945,814Buy / Sell32
📷Multi Collateral DAI DAI
$ 1.018-0.27%$1.026$1.016$ 4,201,587361,886,961$ 368,632,064Buy / Sell33
📷Synthetix Network Token SNX
$ 3.9155.04%$4.086$3.661$ 7,450,71889,570,544$ 350,708,771Buy / Sell34
📷Compound COMP
$ 135.6322.85%$138.879$129.898$ 69,7182,561,279$ 346,494,732Buy / Sell35
📷DigiByte DGB
$ 0.0252.33%$0.026$0.024$ 2,852,11413,403,117,980$ 335,102,106Buy / Sell36
📷Kyber Network KNC
$ 1.4984.08%$1.533$1.435$ 9,612,812195,535,117$ 292,907,898Buy / Sell37
📷0x ZRX
$ 0.3850.80%$0.393$0.380$ 11,331,771713,994,632$ 275,172,013Buy / Sell38
📷Havven HAV
$ 3.99418.39%$3.994$3.308$ 7,09467,060,807$ 267,800,427Buy / Sell39
📷Qtum QTUM
$ 2.6009.12%$2.612$2.384$ 69,555,03796,907,296$ 251,979,506Buy / Sell40
📷Algorand ALGO
$ 0.3262.15%$0.332$0.318$ 20,910,916771,817,007$ 251,755,263Buy / Sell41
📷Paxos Standard Token PAX
$ 1.000-0.08%$1.001$0.999$ 40,428,513237,000,555$ 236,909,326Buy / Sell42
📷OMG Network OMG
$ 1.6231.27%$1.645$1.578$ 14,564,317140,245,398$ 227,551,748Buy / Sell43
📷Augur REP
$ 20.4872.09%$20.600$19.869$ 6,055,53811,000,000$ 225,346,064Buy / Sell44
📷Hedera Hashgraph HBAR
$ 0.0451.75%$0.046$0.044$ 4,202,4375,027,120,480$ 224,385,876Buy / Sell45
📷TrueUSD TUSD
$ 1.000-0.07%$1.001$0.999$ 13,668,480216,968,322$ 216,934,838Buy / Sell46
📷Theta Token THETA
$ 0.30113.86%$0.304$0.262$ 11,358,190706,502,689$ 212,775,900Buy / Sell47
📷ICON ICX
$ 0.3792.90%$0.380$0.370$ 9,123,288558,208,701$ 211,683,195Buy / Sell48
📷Zilliqa ZIL
$ 0.0182.32%$0.019$0.018$ 15,179,50710,320,650,381$ 189,985,435Buy / Sell49
📷Decred DCR
$ 15.9514.06%$16.080$15.179$ 2,117,09011,820,904$ 188,540,580Buy / Sell50
📷Bitcoin Gold BTG
$ 10.4484.95%$10.465$10.003$ 1,976,39117,513,924$ 183,273,263Buy / Sell
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Bitcoin hits $100,000 on Binance futures

On Binance, bitcoin quarterly futures hit a high just shy of $100,000 – $99,964. While sudden moves like these aren’t new, it had been forgotten due to the slow, sideways moving price devoid of volatility. With over a billion dollars worth of positions liquidated in a minor $1,400 move by Bitcoin, volatility is back. While […]
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Weekly Crypto News — July, 03

What important crypto events happened last week?
Regulation, Government, Mass Adoption
📌 The U.S. court classified Coinbase as a traditional bank after the exchange revealed its customer information at the request of the FBI. This decision was made when considering the appeal of Richard Gratkowski, sentenced to 5 years and 10 months in prison. Earlier, the FBI found out that between June 2016 and May 2017, Richard Gratkovsky used Bitcoins to purchase prohibited pornographic materials involving minors. Having detected the wallets used by him, the agency turned to Coinbase with a request to disclose information about this client. The exchange complied with this requirement without a court order.
📌 Binance Exchange has confirmed the launch of a cryptocurrency debit card in partnership with Swipe. Information about this appeared on the official website of the company but later disappeared. One of the features of the card will be the ability to exchange cryptocurrencies for fiat money in real-time. Users will be able to transfer money to the card directly from the Binance trading account. Payments will be instant, funds can be spent immediately after crediting. In addition, cardholders will be able to withdraw cash from ATMs.
📌 The District of Columbia Bar has allowed lawyers in Washington D.C. to accept payments in Bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies. Representatives of the organization noted that cryptocurrencies are rapidly gaining popularity as a means of payment and lawyers cannot stand aside from these changes. Acceptance of payment in crypto is permissible if the lawyer is able to ensure the safe storage of assets. To do this, he must have basic knowledge in the field of blockchain.
Projects, Collaborations, Startups
📌 BlockFi, a company operating in the cryptocurrency lending market, reported a doubling of monthly revenue in the second quarter. The driver was halving and launching a mobile application. “By now, monthly income has quadrupled since the end of last year and doubled if we start from the end of March,” said Zac Prince, co-founder, and CEO of the startup.
📌 CoinGecko, an analytical service, has announced a partnership with cybersecurity company Hacken. As part of the collaboration, CoinGecko integrated into the so-called Trust Score cryptocurrency exchange security assessment metrics based on the platform data from Hacken. Among others, Hacken considers platform infrastructure security, including server security, two-factor user authentication, spam and phishing protection, and other criteria.
📌 According to Messari, the market capitalization of dollar-tied stablecoin Tether (USDT) reached $10.3 billion. The growth since the beginning of the year, when the figure was $4.76 billion, exceeded 116%. Other stablecoins are significantly inferior to USDT in terms of market supply.
📌 Binance cryptocurrency exchange has completed a major update of the trading engine, increasing the processing speed of operations by 10 times, company CEO Changpeng Zhao said. According to him, the update was the largest in the history of Binance. It took two years to develop it. Zhao noted that in doing so, the exchange is preparing the “next wave” of cryptocurrency market growth.
Blockchain
📌 According to Messari, Bitcoin and Ethereum account for more than 99% of the commissions received by all miners. Over the past 24 hours, the total amount of commissions in the Bitcoin network has amounted to $407,571. Ethereum has a significantly higher rate — $814,082.
📌 On June 30, at block # 637 056 in the Bitcoin network, the planned recalculation of mining complexity took place. The indicator has undergone the most insignificant change since March 22, 2010, having decreased by 0.0033% from 15.7847 T to 15.7842 T. Thus, the complexity of mining Bitcoin almost did not change for the first time in 10 years.
📌 A transaction of 101 857 BTC (~$ 933 million at the time of sending) was recorded in the Bitcoin network between anonymous addresses. Transaction passed between anonymous addresses. The commission was only 48 cents. An anonymous whale used the SegWit protocol, which reduced costs by 41%.
📌 One of the Bitcoin users included the message “Hello, Noah! Welcome to the world, little one” in one of the transactions, thus recording the birth of their first child. The unchanging and censorship-resistant nature of Bitcoin will ensure that this message remains forever on the blockchain while it continues to function. The current case demonstrates a widely discussed scenario for using the first cryptocurrency as a decentralized database.
Hacking, Cyber Crimes
📌 Russian Sergei Medvedev admitted involvement in the cybercriminal organization Infraud, which traded stolen personal data, compromised credit cards, malware, and other illegal things. “Over the course of its seven-year history, Infraud caused an estimated loss of about $2.2 billion and more than $568 million in actual losses to a wide range of financial institutions, sellers and individuals,” the US Department of Justice declared.
📌 The criminals received a $1.14 million ransom after a successful attack on the University of California. The software installed by hackers encrypted the data on the university’s servers at the School of Medicine, making the information temporarily unavailable. To fix the problem, the institution had to pay 116.4 BTC.
📌 An unknown hacker managed to withdraw $500,000 in altcoins WETH, WBTC, SNX, and LINK from the pool of the Balancer Labs DeFi project using a smart contract vulnerability that allowed an attacker to create a shortage of funds in the pools.

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How do I Buy Bitcoin & Crypto? - Pros & Cons of 5 Exchanges

Are you looking to start investing in cryptocurrency and wondering the best place to buy it? Or if you are in the US, are you wondering which crypto exchanges are legal for you to use? Below is a list of 5 cryptocurrency exchanges that, as of this post, are all legal for US citizens. I have also included a quick break down on the pros and cons of each exchange. This is not a complete list of every exchange available to US citizens as there are others, but these are my own personal top 5 based on characteristics such as ease of use, security, fees, liquidity and selection of available coins to trade. If you are not located in the US there is a good chance most of these exchanges are available to you as well, you will just need to check with the exchange and look up your own country's policies regarding the purchase of cryptocurrencies.
As you go through the list please keep in mind, while I do have them ranked 1 through 5, there is not a lot separating them and each of these exchanges offer something a little unique from the others. Everyone's investment goals and preferences are going to be a little different so my #5 exchange here could be your #1 based on your criteria. It is also pretty likely that if you end up wanting to invest in 5 or more coins at some point, no one exchange is going to have all of them available so you will likely need to open multiple accounts anyways. Okay, on to the list.

1) Binance US
Binance US is an offshoot of one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges out there, Binance.com. They created Binance US in response to US citizens being banned from using their main exchange back in 2019. These two exchanges function much the same with the biggest difference being that Binance US has a slightly smaller pool of cryptos listed on their exchange, which currently is a little over 30 coins. Other than that, all of the great features of Binance.com that have helped it become one of the largest crypto exchanges in the world, apply to Binance US as well.
PROS
- Low Fees: Start at 0.10% spot trading fee and goes down from there depending on your trading frequency. You can also save an additional 25% off your trading fees by holding their native token BNB.
- High Trading Volume: Allows you to get in and out of your positions more easily.
- Coin Selection: Currently as of this writing there are over 30 different coins available to be traded.
- Reliability / Reputation: As one of the larger players in the crypto space, Binance is able to offer a bit of security as they are able to throw a lot of money at any potential problems with things like hackers. Binance US puts away a set portion of their earnings every month in a fund that acts as insurance against any funds that may be lost due to hackers. Back in 2019 they had an incident where 40 million dollars of crypto was stolen by hackers and they reimbursed every penny to their customers.
CONS
- Interface: Trading can be a little confusing for those not used to trading cryptocurrencies. While it is not too difficult to learn, a couple of the upcoming exchanges on my list are a little more user friendly for those who are new to the space.
All things considered, right now if I was getting started with Crypto trading in the US, Binance US would be the first account that I created. If you would like to open an account you can use the link below. If you are located outside of the United States I would suggest opening an account on the the original Binance.com exchange as they currently have a wider selection of cryptos to pick from. Below is a link for their sign up as well if you are interested.
Binance US Sign Up
Binance Sign Up (Non-US Citizens)

2) Crypto.com
Crypto.com is on a mission to be the leader in cryptocurrency adoption to the masses and is trying to bridge the gap between the worlds of blockchain and traditional finance. Along with trading cryptocurrencies they have programs on their app like Earn, Invest, Pay & Credit which you would find with more traditional finance companies. For instance, through their Earn program there are many coins you can earn interest on by locking them up for a set time period. Depending on the coin, how many MCO (Crypto.com native coin) you have staked and how long you keep your tokens locked up for, you can earn anywhere from 2% to 18% interest which a lot better than any bank is going to do for you these days.
One of the best features of Crypto.com, in my opinion, are their great eye-catching, metal crypto MCO reward credit cards. These cards pay you cashback, in the form of their MCO token, for all of your day to day purchases anywhere that VISA is accepted. Depending on which level of card you get, these credit cards reward 1% to 5% cashback on all spending along with other great benefits like free ATM & international withdrawals, 100% cashback on Spotify & Netflix subscriptions and airport lounge access. In order to get your hands on one of these cards you will need to open a Crypto.com account if you don’t already have one. There is good news if you don’t already have one, as new sign ups can get $50 worth of MCO tokens free by using the link and promo code I have posted below. Please note that the $50 of MCO tokens will remain locked until you deposit & stake at least 50 MCO tokens toward the sign up of the particular card you are interested in. If you want to know a little more about these cards you can check out method #3 in my earlier post 5 Easy Legitimate Ways to Earn Free Crypto where I go into a bit more detail on them. However, for the purpose of this post, let's get to some pros and cons of their exchange platform.
PROS
- Low Fees: Start at 0.20% and go lower from there depending on your trading volume.
- Coin Selection: Currently as of this writing there are 53 different coins available to be traded.
- Interface: Easy to use app that is very user friendly.- Customer Service: One of the best customer service programs in the industry if you need any help.
CONS
- App Only: No desktop version, all functions on the exchange must be done via their app.
- History: Founded in 2016 so they are still relatively new to the industry.
Crypto.com is a great option if you are looking to trade cryptocurrencies and also want to take advantage of things like their cash back VISA cards and Earn program that pay you great interest rates as you hold your coins. Below is a link you can use to sign up for a new account. If you are also interested in getting one of their MCO Visa cards, use the link below along with the promo code to get $50 of their MCO token free.
Crypto.com Sign Up
PROMO CODE: gapena3dq4

3) Coinbase Headquartered in San Francisco, Coinbase is the largest US-based crypto exchange with about 20 million current users. Like Crypto.com, they are trying to bring cryptocurrency trading to the masses through an easy to use interface and education. One way they try to educate their users is through their Coinbase Earn program where they offer free crypto for watching short educational videos teaching you about the various coins they offer on their exchange. I will not go into the details of that program here, but if you are interested in checking it out I go into a bit more detail on it in my post 5 Easy Legitimate Ways to Earn Free Crypto. Now on to some of the pros and cons.
PROS
- High Trading Volume: Allows you to get in and out of your positions easily.
- Interface: Easy to use desktop interface and trading mechanisms for those new to crypto trading.
- Insurance: Coinbase carries an insurance policy that covers 2% of all assets on the exchange and they keep the other 98% in cold storage.
CONS
- Fees: While their fee structure is not horrible, it is a bit higher than Crypto.com and Binance US. Crypto to crypto trading fees are at 0.50% / bank purchases at 1.49% / credit & debit card purchases at 3.99%.
- Coin Selection: Currently they only have about 20 coins to choose from, however they are looking to add a bunch more soon.
Coinbase is a solid choice for anyone looking to get started in crypto trading. If you would like to open an account you can use the link below which will get you $10 of free Bitcoin as a sign up bonus. Please note that to get the free $10 you must buy or sell $100 worth of crypto within 180 days of signing up.
Coinbase Sign Up

4) Robinhood
Robinhood is the pioneer of no fee trading for securities which is the main benefit of this exchange. It also is, to my knowledge, one of the few exchanges that allow you to trade both traditional stocks and cryptocurrencies. Technically their stock and crypto exchanges are separate entities, however you can seamlessly trade them both from the same account on their app. This is great for those who would like to get started trading in both crypto and traditional stocks but don't want to open multiple accounts. Or for those who might want to trade back and forth between stocks and crypto but don't want to have to transfer money between accounts to do so. Now to explore some other features of the Robinhood exchange let's get into the pros and cons.

PROS
- Fees: None (FREE!)
- Flexibility: Can trade multiple asset classes (Stocks, Crypto, ETFs, Options)
- Interface: Easy to use app that is very user friendly. Desktop version available as well.

CONS
- Coin Selection: Currently only offer 7 coins that can be traded (BTC, BCH, BSV, DOGE, ETH, ETC, LTC)
- Coin Mobility: Your coins must remain on the Robinhood exchange. You cannot transfer your coins to another exchange or withdraw them to put in your own digital wallets.
With their user friendly interface and no fees, Robinhood is very appealing for those just getting into crypto trading. If you are just looking to buy some of the higher cap coins like Bitcoin and Etherium, this exchange can be a good fit for you. However if you know there are some projects you would like to invest in that are not listed above, you may want to choose some of the other exchanges on this list, or both. If you are unsure at this point if you want to invest beyond coins like Bitcoin and Etherium in the future, it doesn't hurt to start here, get your feet wet and open another account down the road if you have other projects you get interested in. If you would like to open an account you can use the link below to get one free stock with sign up! This free stock will be valued somewhere between $2.50 and $200.
Robinhood Sign Up

5) Kraken
Kraken exchange is based out of the United States and was founded back in 2011. While there is no specific trait that blows away the competition with this exchange, it does most everything pretty well. Like most crypto exchanges at this point, your funds on there are not FDIC insured, however Kraken does keep a separate fund that serves as an insurance policy and is currently over 100 million dollars. They also show great transparency and compliance with programs like their Proof of Reserves which offers proof that they hold all of the funds that they say they do. Here is quick break down of their pros and cons.

PROS
- Low Fees: Range from 0.10% to 0.26% depending on your trading frequency.
- High Security: One of the best reputations in the industry for security.
- Coin Selection: Good but not great. Currently they have about 20 coins available for trading.

CONS
- Interface: Making trades can be a little confusing for beginners who are not familiar with their format. However with a couple quick tutorials most of you should be able to get familiar with it pretty quickly.
To open an account and begin trading with Kraken use the link below.
Kraken Sign Up

Interested in some ways you can passively earn free crypto?

Below is a link to a previous post that shares my best ways to earn free crypto in 2020 with the least amount of effort.
5 Easy Legitimate Ways to Earn Free Crypto
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Best Exchanges to Buy Bitcoin & Crypto in the US (Pros & Cons)

Are you looking to start investing in cryptocurrency and wondering where the best place to buy it is? Or if you are in the US, are you wondering which crypto exchanges are legal for you to use? Below is a list of 5 cryptocurrency exchanges that, as of this post, are all legal for US citizens. I have also included a quick break down on the pros and cons of each exchange. This is not a complete list of every exchange available to US citizens as there are others, but these are my own personal top 5 based on characteristics such as ease of use, security, fees, liquidity and selection of available coins to trade. If you are not located in the US there is a good chance most of these exchanges are available to you as well, you will just need to check with the exchange and look up your own country's policies regarding the purchase of cryptocurrencies.
As you go through the list please keep in mind, while I do have them ranked 1 through 5, there is not a lot separating them and each of these exchanges offer something a little unique from the others. Everyone's investment goals and preferences are going to be a little different so my #5 exchange here could be your #1 based on your criteria. It is also pretty likely that if you end up wanting to invest in 5 or more coins at some point, no one exchange is going to have all of them available so you will likely need to open multiple accounts anyways. Okay, on to the list.

1) Binance US
Binance US is an offshoot of one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges out there, Binance.com. They created Binance US in response to US citizens being banned from using their main exchange back in 2019. These two exchanges function much the same with the biggest difference being that Binance US has a slightly smaller pool of cryptos listed on their exchange, which currently is a little over 30 coins. Other than that, all of the great features of Binance.com that have helped it become one of the largest crypto exchanges in the world, apply to Binance US as well.

PROS
- Low Fees: Start at 0.10% spot trading fee and goes down from there depending on your trading frequency. You can also save an additional 25% off your trading fees by holding their native token BNB.
- High Trading Volume: Allows you to get in and out of your positions more easily.
- Coin Selection: Currently as of this writing there are over 30 different coins available to be traded.
- Reliability / Reputation: As one of the larger players in the crypto space, Binance is able to offer a bit of security as they are able to throw a lot of money at any potential problems with things like hackers. Binance US puts away a set portion of their earnings every month in a fund that acts as insurance against any funds that may be lost due to hackers. Back in 2019 they had an incident where 40 million dollars of crypto was stolen by hackers and they reimbursed every penny to their customers.
CONS
- Interface: Trading can be a little confusing for those not used to trading cryptocurrencies. While it is not too difficult to learn, a couple of the upcoming exchanges on my list are a little more user friendly for those who are new to the space.
All things considered, right now if I was getting started with Crypto trading in the US, Binance US would be the first account that I created. If you would like to open an account you can use the link below. If you are located outside of the United States I would suggest opening an account on the the original Binance.com exchange as they currently have a wider selection of cryptos to pick from. Below is a link for their sign up as well if you are interested.
Binance US Sign Up
Binance Sign Up (Non-US Citizens)

2) Crypto.com
Crypto.com is on a mission to be the leader in cryptocurrency adoption to the masses and is trying to bridge the gap between the worlds of blockchain and traditional finance. Along with trading cryptocurrencies they have programs on their app like Earn, Invest, Pay & Credit which you would find with more traditional finance companies. For instance, through their Earn program there are many coins you can earn interest on by locking them up for a set time period. Depending on the coin, how many MCO (Crypto.com native coin) you have staked and how long you keep your tokens locked up for, you can earn anywhere from 2% to 18% interest which a lot better than any bank is going to do for you these days.
One of the best features of Crypto.com, in my opinion, are their great eye-catching, metal crypto MCO reward credit cards. These cards pay you cashback, in the form of their MCO token, for all of your day to day purchases anywhere that VISA is accepted. Depending on which level of card you get, these credit cards reward 1% to 5% cashback on all spending along with other great benefits like free ATM & international withdrawals, 100% cashback on Spotify & Netflix subscriptions and airport lounge access. In order to get your hands on one of these cards you will need to open a Crypto.com account if you don’t already have one. There is good news if you don’t already have one, as new sign ups can get $50 worth of MCO tokens free by using the link and promo code I have posted below. Please note that the $50 of MCO tokens will remain locked until you deposit & stake at least 50 MCO tokens toward the sign up of the particular card you are interested in. If you want to know a little more about these cards you can check out method #3 in my earlier post 5 Easy Legitimate Ways to Earn Free Crypto where I go into a bit more detail on them. However, for the purpose of this post, let's get to some pros and cons of their exchange platform.

PROS
- Low Fees: Start at 0.20% and go lower from there depending on your trading volume.
- Coin Selection: Currently as of this writing there are 53 different coins available to be traded.
- Interface: Easy to use app that is very user friendly.- Customer Service: One of the best customer service programs in the industry if you need any help.

CONS
- App Only: No desktop version, all functions on the exchange must be done via their app.
- History: Founded in 2016 so they are still relatively new to the industry.

Crypto.com is a great option if you are looking to trade cryptocurrencies and also want to take advantage of things like their cash back VISA cards and Earn program that pay you great interest rates as you hold your coins. Below is a link you can use to sign up for a new account. If you are also interested in getting one of their MCO Visa cards, use the link below along with the promo code to get $50 of their MCO token free.

Crypto.com Sign Up
PROMO CODE: gapena3dq4


3) Coinbase Headquartered in San Francisco, Coinbase is the largest US-based crypto exchange with about 20 million current users. Like Crypto.com, they are trying to bring cryptocurrency trading to the masses through an easy to use interface and education. One way they try to educate their users is through their Coinbase Earn program where they offer free crypto for watching short educational videos teaching you about the various coins they offer on their exchange. I will not go into the details of that program here, but if you are interested in checking it out I go into a bit more detail on it in my post 5 Easy Legitimate Ways to Earn Free Crypto. Now on to some of the pros and cons.

PROS
- High Trading Volume: Allows you to get in and out of your positions easily.
- Interface: Easy to use desktop interface and trading mechanisms for those new to crypto trading.
- Insurance: Coinbase carries an insurance policy that covers 2% of all assets on the exchange and they keep the other 98% in cold storage.

CONS
- Fees: While their fee structure is not horrible, it is a bit higher than Crypto.com and Binance US. Crypto to crypto trading fees are at 0.50% / bank purchases at 1.49% / credit & debit card purchases at 3.99%.
- Coin Selection: Currently they only have about 20 coins to choose from, however they are looking to add a bunch more soon.
Coinbase is a solid choice for anyone looking to get started in crypto trading. If you would like to open an account you can use the link below which will get you $10 of free Bitcoin as a sign up bonus. Please note that to get the free $10 you must buy or sell $100 worth of crypto within 180 days of signing up.
Coinbase Sign Up

4) Robinhood
Robinhood is the pioneer of no fee trading for securities which is the main benefit of this exchange. It also is, to my knowledge, one of the few exchanges that allow you to trade both traditional stocks and cryptocurrencies. Technically their stock and crypto exchanges are separate entities, however you can seamlessly trade them both from the same account on their app. This is great for those who would like to get started trading in both crypto and traditional stocks but don't want to open multiple accounts. Or for those who might want to trade back and forth between stocks and crypto but don't want to have to transfer money between accounts to do so. Now to explore some other features of the Robinhood exchange let's get into the pros and cons.

PROS
- Fees: None (FREE!)
- Flexibility: Can trade multiple asset classes (Stocks, Crypto, ETFs, Options)
- Interface: Easy to use app that is very user friendly. Desktop version available as well.

CONS
- Coin Selection: Currently only offer 7 coins that can be traded (BTC, BCH, BSV, DOGE, ETH, ETC, LTC)
- Coin Mobility: Your coins must remain on the Robinhood exchange. You cannot transfer your coins to another exchange or withdraw them to put in your own digital wallets.

With their user friendly interface and no fees, Robinhood is very appealing for those just getting into crypto trading. If you are just looking to buy some of the higher cap coins like Bitcoin and Etherium, this exchange can be a good fit for you. However if you know there are some projects you would like to invest in that are not listed above, you may want to choose some of the other exchanges on this list, or both. If you are unsure at this point if you want to invest beyond coins like Bitcoin and Etherium in the future, it doesn't hurt to start here, get your feet wet and open another account down the road if you have other projects you get interested in. If you would like to open an account you can use the link below to get one free stock with sign up! This free stock will be valued somewhere between $2.50 and $200.
Robinhood Sign Up

5) Kraken
Kraken exchange is based out of the United States and was founded back in 2011. While there is no specific trait that blows away the competition with this exchange, it does most everything pretty well. Like most crypto exchanges at this point, your funds on there are not FDIC insured, however Kraken does keep a separate fund that serves as an insurance policy and is currently over 100 million dollars. They also show great transparency and compliance with programs like their Proof of Reserves which offers proof that they hold all of the funds that they say they do. Here is quick break down of their pros and cons.

PROS
- Low Fees: Range from 0.10% to 0.26% depending on your trading frequency.
- High Security: One of the best reputations in the industry for security.
- Coin Selection: Good but not great. Currently they have about 20 coins available for trading.

CONS
- Interface: Making trades can be a little confusing for beginners who are not familiar with their format. However with a couple quick tutorials most of you should be able to get familiar with it pretty quickly.
To open an account and begin trading with Kraken use the link below.
Kraken Sign Up

Interested in some ways you can passively earn free crypto?

Below is a link to a previous post that shares my best ways to earn free crypto in 2020 with the least amount of effort.
5 Easy Legitimate Ways to Earn Free Crypto
submitted by CaliBum16 to Crypto_General [link] [comments]

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