AppCoins APPC

$0.0772
Market Cap $ 7.724 MM (#318)
24h Volume $ 579.164 K
Chg. 24h: -1.06%
Algo. score 3.9/5  (#58)
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There are only a few days left for users of the @Aptoide App...

There are only a few days left for users of the @Aptoide App Store to join the Carnival program and earn APPC Credi… https://t.co/zoYf1va2k2

8 days ago

@NODAMNGOOD007 Hi! We are currently giving a chance for user...

@NODAMNGOOD007 Hi! We are currently giving a chance for users to earn APPC C to spend on their favorite games. Just… https://t.co/OusMAkxNId

a month ago

AppCoins becomes the billing system for @CatappultDEV, the w...

AppCoins becomes the billing system for @CatappultDEV, the world’s first #blockchain app distribution console! Read… https://t.co/kGlOoFCu35

2 months ago

AppCoins Founder and CEO, @PauloTrezentos, gives his take on...

AppCoins Founder and CEO, @PauloTrezentos, gives his take on the good and the bad of 2018, and what can be expected… https://t.co/tLGrDJ0oKM

2 months ago

Ready to become part of the AppCoins revolution? 🚀 Join the ...

Ready to become part of the AppCoins revolution? 🚀 Join the User Incentives Program and start collecting APPC Credi… https://t.co/8AgV76ThZK

2 months ago

Curious to know what @AppCoinsProject is doing to boost adop...

Curious to know what @AppCoinsProject is doing to boost adoption of the AppCoins Protocol by #developers and #users… https://t.co/5Ij9ShILdN

3 months ago

Huobi Warns it May Cancel Trading Pairs of 32 Listed Coins Due to Insufficient Funds

According to a report, Houbi exchange may cancel trading pairs of 32 listed coins due to inadequate funds. The exchange has told the tokens to maintain sufficient funds lest they risk cancelation of trading pairs. Some of these tokens include (BFT), AppCoins (APPC), Enigma (ENG), EchoLink (EKO), BitCapitalVendor (BCV), BnkToTheFuture (BFT), SALT, Raiden Network Token (RDN), and Tierion (TNT). (VK)

3 months ago

@EpicGames shows that we're not alone and that the revolutio...

@EpicGames shows that we're not alone and that the revolution we proposed with AppCoins is just getting started. Gr… https://t.co/nttWfsjRWM

3 months ago

The AppCoins team is in India! We'll be attending @unity3d U...

The AppCoins team is in India! We'll be attending @unity3d Unite India 2018 to give a presentation on 👉 How to reac… https://t.co/EHtaBipT4T

3 months ago

Op-ed: Why Bitcoin’s unwavering monetary policy is Its most important feature

One of the most common topics related to bitcoin people like to debate is about the most important attribute of the crypto asset. Some say it is the ability to make digital transactions that cannot be censored, while others will point to the 21 million coin cap as the key selling point of the system. In my view, both of these points miss the mark. Censorship-resistant transactions are extremely powerful, but they wouldn’t be possible if bitcoin were not also viewed as a useful store of value. The 21 million cap on the amount of bitcoin that will ever exist gets closer to the digital asset’s most important feature, but it also falls a bit short. Instead of the specific monetary policy in bitcoin being the most important feature of the digital asset, it is actually the extreme resistance to changes to that monetary policy (and other rules of the system) that allows bitcoin to provide a variety of valuable use cases to the entire world. A Monetary Reason to Hodl Bitcoin’s monetary policy is effectively what creates a reason to hold the digital asset over long periods of time, but trust in that issuance rate is only made possible by the belief that there won’t be any contentious alterations to the protocol rules. In other words, the monetary policy is trusted as “set in stone” because of the extreme difficulties associated with making changes to the rules of the system. Without the 21 million coin limit, bitcoin may have simply been an appcoin for certain types of online payments and everyone would try to use it as little as possible (much like how appcoins and altcoins are used in the digital asset world). You could also say that the difficulties associated with seizing someone else’s bitcoin adds to the attractiveness of holding the crypto asset, but the unseizability of an asset does not much matter if it doesn’t have a predictable issuance rate. At the base layer, it is bitcoin’s unwavering monetary policy is what makes everything else possible. Why Can Bitcoin Be Trusted Not to Change? Contentious hard forks threaten the level of trust that can be placed in a public blockchain, which is why Bitcoin users have avoided them at all costs up to this point. Last year, many users revolted against the SegWit2x plan, which was eventually called off due to this lack of support from the overall community. Even with the backing of wallet providers who accounted for more than half of all Bitcoin transactions on a daily basis and miners who made up more than 90% of the network hashrate, the signatories of the New York Agreement were unable to push through the hard-forking portion of their plan. From the view of users who were against SegWit2x, the hard-forking part of the agreement effectively threatened the reliability of bitcoin’s monetary policy. If a change to the block size limit could be forced through by large companies in the space, why couldn’t the same thing happen with bitcoin’s monetary policy? No other crypto asset has faced such a powerful attempt to change the protocol rules and been able to push back successfully, which makes bitcoin’s monetary policy the most reliable in the ecosystem. Having said that, it’s possible the Bitcoin network could face a much more powerful attempt at changing the protocol rules in the future. Until your altcoin successfully defeats a coordinated attack like NYA/S2X, with 90% of the hashrate and major businesses trying to force a hard fork, its immutability is untested and its monetary policy is suspect. Bitcoin has earned its keep, its immutability is beyond question — Pierre Rochard [] (@pierre_rochard) January 14, 2018 This Makes Everything Else Possible To bring the point of this article together more succinctly: It is the difficulty associated with changing the Bitcoin network’s protocol rules that creates the ability for the bitcoin asset to act as a store of value, which in turn helps provide the liquidity for all of the features of the system. Bitcoin would be unable to act as a medium of exchange, as the backing for potential stablecoins, or simply have a secure blockchain without this hardness that goes along with the decentralized network. And it’s possible that Satoshi knew this. He wrote back in 2010, “The nature of Bitcoin is such that once version 0.1 was released, the core design was set in stone for the rest of its lifetime.” The post Op-ed: Why Bitcoin’s unwavering monetary policy is Its most important feature appeared first on Crypto Insider.

4 months ago

📣 From One-Step Payment solutions to the integration of PayP...

📣 From One-Step Payment solutions to the integration of PayPal in the AppCoins BDS Wallet to Unite India 2018, ANU… https://t.co/wnKih9Ew20

4 months ago

The new partnership between AppCoins and @unity3d will give ...

The new partnership between AppCoins and @unity3d will give developers further opportunities to unlock new revenue… https://t.co/FPa0aSygeo

4 months ago

Unity Developers will now be able to easily integrate AppCoi...

Unity Developers will now be able to easily integrate AppCoins and distribute their app in the Aptoide App Store, a… https://t.co/m9WN5n21jR

4 months ago

At AppCoins we believe that localized content is an essentia...

At AppCoins we believe that localized content is an essential part of building a well-informed community, that's wh… https://t.co/TTC3wrViG2

4 months ago

ANU #22 is here to give you all of the recent updates on the...

ANU #22 is here to give you all of the recent updates on the AppCoins Protocol, and an overview of what happened at… https://t.co/Nlb6jVwsiH

4 months ago

What is the App Store Foundation? Carolina Marçalo talked ab...

What is the App Store Foundation? Carolina Marçalo talked about the governance body of the AppCoins Protocol today… https://t.co/20Xj7TCw5K

4 months ago

Paulo Trezentos, talking about the state of the art of the a...

Paulo Trezentos, talking about the state of the art of the apps economy and the future of AppCoins at the… https://t.co/tsiitZzKcW

4 months ago

The Lightning Network Is Steroids For Bitcoin’s Network Effects

For the loose group of developers who work on the Bitcoin protocol, the Lightning Network is generally viewed as the best option in terms of gaining massive improvements in the area of scaling for the peer-to-peer digital cash system. Unsurprisingly, the developers behind various altcoins have taken notice and plan to implement the layer-two scaling solution as well. Unfortunately for the altcoin developers, they may be adopting a technical improvement that will have a negative effect on the prices of their respective coins. Bitcoin’s Strong Network Effects The first-mover advantage is perhaps the biggest advantage bitcoin has over other coins on the market. This advantage leads to more liquidity in the bitcoin market, more stability in the bitcoin price (as compared to altcoins), and a variety of other invaluable perks that other coins have been unable to attain. Having said that, there are some altcoins and other types of tokens that have interesting features. For this reason, people sometimes sell a bit of their bitcoin for altcoins in an attempt to test out some of those new features around privacy or smart contracts. While some have argued that these features that are not found on the Bitcoin network create a reason to invest in or speculate on the prices of these altcoins, the reality is there is not much value to be had in a network where people are moving in and out rather than staying within the ecosystem. For example, Monero does not gain nearly as much from offering enhanced privacy on an individual’s transaction for a few minutes as bitcoin does from acting as a sort of digital gold that will be held for many years into the future. For a full explanation of this point, read Daniel Krawisz’s “Appcoins are Snake Oil” article. Lightning as Steroids One of the key points made in Krawisz’s article regarding appcoins is that people will generally prefer to store value in a better form of money and simply switch back and forth between appcoins only as they are needed to gain functionality out of that alternative network. With the Lightning Network, this movement between different cryptocurrency networks becomes nearly instantaneous through the use of cross-chain atomic swaps. https://twitter.com/realLudvigArt/status/1037592398451232768 While the Lightning Network is mostly known as a way to enable cheaper, instant transactions on top of the base Bitcoin protocol layer, those who use the Lightning Network on multiple cryptocurrency networks are also able to route value between different chains instantaneously. Going back to the aforementioned example involving Monero, a user is only exposed to the monero token for a matter of seconds when routing through the Lightning Network, as opposed to waiting minutes or hours for on-chain transaction confirmations. This effectively amplifies the scenario discussed by Krawisz in his appcoins article where there’s not much of a reason to hold the altcoin or appcoin because a user will be able to route their altcoin or appcoin payments instantly via the Lightning Network. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1538128067916-0'); }); The post The Lightning Network Is Steroids For Bitcoin’s Network Effects appeared first on Crypto Daily™.

5 months ago

CoinStats Rolls Out CoinStats Direct to Allow Communication Between Coin Owners

Crypto tracking portfolio app, Coinstats has announced the launching of CoinStats Direct. CoinStats Direct is a new feature in the app which allows crypto holders to hold conversations, ask and answer questions about specific coins, and post coin updates within the app. The app has started by rolling out with eight cryptos among them AppCoins, BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, and EOS. The communication between coin owners is essential especially with a lot of questionable players in the crypto space. This will bring transparency to the investor environment. Coinstats has announced that their users own crypto worth over $5 Billion. (KE)

5 months ago

Coin Stats Direct offers exclusive chats for verified project teams and cryptocurrency users

The team behind one of the leading cryptocurrency portfolio tracking app Coin Stats is launching a brand new feature which will allow users to chat with other cryptocurrency owners. In a milestone move, Coin Stats is driving a new product which is looking to enhance the cryptocurrency community through communication between coin owners project teams. Coin Stats Direct, the exciting new feature, is a cryptocurrency chat community with a “chat” dedicated to specific cryptocurrencies within the Coin Stats application. On the new platform, users can jump into the chat with other users, post questions about the project and start up conversations with other coin owners about other coins which they think are worth noting. Furthermore, the team is also introducing a feature in which cryptocurrency project teams can post updates about the token, give users the latest information on product roadmaps, and answer questions that users have posted on the chat forums. This is easily available from the app. Initially, CoinStats Direct is rolling out with eight coins, namely Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple’s XRP, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, NEO, and VeChain. AppCoins is the bonus ninth token which will be supported too. Other tokens will be added to Coin Stats Direct in upcoming months. The new product will bridge the gap of communication between coin investors and coin teams in an easy and convenient way. This feature is the result of the value that the Coin Stats team has regarding communication. The team believes that the more conversations that happen between everyone, the better. The communication between projects and users is especially important owing to the fact that there are so many questionable players in the space. Transparency should be a key focus in the environment. Founder Narek Gevorgyan explains: “We’re hoping Coin Stats Direct to solve an issue of spam and fraud in existing cryptocurrency communities like Telegram, Reddit or Slack.” Further exciting news from the Coin Stats team is that their active users now own over $5 billion USD in cryptocurrency. The update is available today by downloading the latest version of the free Coin Stats app either for iPhone or Android. For more information on Coin Stats Direct, visit here. The post Coin Stats Direct offers exclusive chats for verified project teams and cryptocurrency users appeared first on Coin Insider.

5 months ago

The 1st week of the ongoing Incentives Program for developer...

The 1st week of the ongoing Incentives Program for developers was a huge success with 125K APPC being distributed t… https://t.co/yqtP1DHTKZ

5 months ago

🚨Get all the latest updates on the User Acquisition flow, Ap...

🚨Get all the latest updates on the User Acquisition flow, AppCoins BDS Wallet, the upcoming #ASFBlockchainSummit an… https://t.co/vuAcUuB5FX

5 months ago

🚨ANU#19 describes recent updates to the AppCoins BDS Wallet,...

🚨ANU#19 describes recent updates to the AppCoins BDS Wallet, discloses what the future of the User Acquisition flow… https://t.co/go8ATVoVIm

6 months ago

LoopringDEX Lists Four ERC20 Tokens on its Platform

Today, LoopringDEX announced the listing of four ERC20 tokens on its platform. These are the Brahma OS, Rate3, AppCoins, and Marcelo. This is the seventh batch of coins to be listed by Loopring. Marcelo (MRL) focussed on the construction of UK's most advanced and eco-friendly crypto mining facility. AppCoins, on the other hand, is an App Economy protocol developed by the App Store of Aptoide. (VK)

6 months ago


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