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1440 IGNIS are coming on November 10 to everybody who partic...

1440 IGNIS are coming on November 10 to everybody who participated in our promotion! Thank you for being the first… https://t.co/3NdDnBroHB

a year ago

#Ignis feature highlights no.3: #Decentralized #Exchanges! I...

#Ignis feature highlights no.3: #Decentralized #Exchanges! Ignis has not only one but three types of entirely peer-… https://t.co/bG4vLhoUNV

a year ago

RT @HotCryptonew: # IGNIS ‘s Co-Founder and Managing Direct...

RT @HotCryptonew: # IGNIS ‘s Co-Founder and Managing Director; Kristina Kalcheva: Our brand new website is live! https://t.co/LC9FNT6vwG…

a year ago

These Are 2019’s Biggest Cryptocurrency Winners and Losers so Far

The second quarter of 2019 is coming to an end and for those who invested in cryptocurrencies this year, market prices are a whole lot higher than they were a year prior. Since the significant lows in December 2018, most digital currencies have captured remarkable gains. Also read: Policymakers Meet to Finalize Global Crypto Guidance - A Look at Standards G20 Supports Digital Assets Post 350-550% Gains Throughout 2018, many crypto advocates and traders referred to the year as the ‘crypto winter’ after prices fell from their all-time highs to crucial lows. That entire year showed a bearish decline and there were a ton of bull traps along the way. However, in 2019 the story has changed entirely as a great majority of digital currencies have gained considerable value throughout the last two quarters. Binance coin (BNB) has gained +521% year-to-date. In fact, a bunch of coins, some of which are relatively unknown, have gained between 350-550% during the last six months. Binance coin (BNB) is the top contender this year after it gained 521% throughout Q1 and Q2. This is followed by chainlink (LINK 510%), ravencoin (RVN 379%), Ignis (IGNIS 357%) and litecoin (LTC 345%). However, even with these pronounced gains, litecoin, for example, is still down 64% from its all-time high (ATH). Litecoin (LTC) has gained 345% year-to-date. Bitcoin Cash the Year’s 24th Biggest Gainer Gathers 158% Other notable coins that took the lead this year as far as gains are concerned include holo (HOT), everex (EVX), monacoin (MONA), enjin (ENJ), ripio (RCN), and zcoin (XZC). All of the aforementioned cryptos have gained 169-282% this year alone. The top 10 digital assets by market capitalization have all gained at least 100% or more in the last two quarters. The next contender behind BNB and LTC in the top ten is eos (EOS), which has seen a 164% increase. Bitcoin cash (BCH) has gained 158% year-to-date. This is followed by bitcoin cash (BCH +158%) which is the 24th best gainer this year. Trailing behind BCH is bitcoin core (BTC) which is up 150% year-to-date. The worst two gainers of 2019 in the top 10 market valuation positions are ripple (XRP 21%) and stellar (XLM 9%). Most of these coins besides ripple and stellar have outpaced traditional investments in commodities, stocks, precious metals, and barrels of oil. Bitcoin core (BTC) has gained 150% year-to-date. A Bundle of Coins and the Long Stretch Before Returning Back to All-Time Highs If you invested in a bundle of coins like the Coinbase bundle the exchange offered in September 2018, you would have seen some decent gains too. At the time, the trading platform offered a market-weighted sampling which included BTC, ETH, BCH, LTC, and ETC (+67.81%). BCH and many other coins still have a way to go before reaching the ATHs they posted in December 2017. Bitcoin core (BTC) is still 54% down from the ATH on December 17, 2017 and ripple (XRP) is down 89%. The third largest market valuation held by ethereum (ETH) is still down 81% since the coin’s ATH. This is followed by LTC (-64%), BCH (-81%), EOS (-70%), and XLM (-87%) as BNB and BSV were not around during those ATH prices. 2019’s Worst Crypto Market Performers The worst performers of 2019’s first two quarters include a variety of unknown and well known digital assets. Counterparty (XCP) was the year’s biggest loser so far, down 77%. Counterparty (XCP) has lost 77% year-to-date. Other coins that haven’t done so well in 2019 include dentacoin (DCN -70%), salt (SALT -54%), substratum (SUB -50%), namecoin (NMC -49%), quarkchain (QKC -47%), hxro (HXRO -45%), and factom (FCT -42%). Other coins that lost heavily over the last two quarters consist of assets like waves, bitcoin private, electroneum, stratis, pivx, and spankchain. Dentacoin (DCN) has lost 70% year-to-date. Where Will the Cryptoconomy Go From Here? The first six months of 2019 have been exciting for cryptocurrency enthusiasts as most of the digital economy is starting to really recover from 2018’s market losses. The entire cryptoconomy has a market capitalization of more than a quarter of a trillion dollars to date and there have been $40-100 billion in global trade volume day after day over the last two months. There’s been a lot of speculation as to why there’s new money flowing into this economy and the reasons vary depending on who you ask. Some believe that there’s institutional interest focusing in on cryptocurrencies and others think it may have to do with the faltering economies in numerous countries worldwide. Whatever the case may be, digital asset prices in general have recorded impressive gains this year. What do you think about the gains cryptocurrencies have seen this year? Let us know what you think about this subject in the comments section below. Disclaimer: All the prices and percentages in this article stem from the opening spot prices on Jan. 1, 2019 to the opening spot prices on June 20, 2019. The ATH prices refer to the all-time highs cryptos saw during the

a year ago

@ranjithkpmjio @POSfan_78 When you download the Ardor wallet...

@ranjithkpmjio @POSfan_78 When you download the Ardor wallet and create an account, you can deposit IGNIS to it. Ar… https://t.co/JU5erLJ7WS

a year ago

Find out all about the rich functionality of #Ignis in one p...

Find out all about the rich functionality of #Ignis in one place with the Ignis tour! Learn more about: assets, mon… https://t.co/bRDZFBdvL2

a year ago

RT @AvdiuSazan: Ledger support for Ardor & Ignis coming ...

RT @AvdiuSazan: Ledger support for Ardor & Ignis coming soon 🔜 https://t.co/wX4pjCi2rp $ARDR $IGNIS #crypto https://t.co/3SaF0sTJqj

a year ago

Looking for a fresh take on the Ignis #childchain? Check out...

Looking for a fresh take on the Ignis #childchain? Check out this recent review of how #Ignis originated and what i… https://t.co/8d6IIUrdYv

2 years ago

Vitalik Buterin Positive on Plasma-Like Scaling on Ethereum: Real Progress

Vitalik Buterin has expressed his positivity on a Plasma-like scaling solution on Ethereum, which allows for handling 500 transactions per seconds or more. ‘Amazingly Cool’ - 500 TPS on Ethereum Developers at a start-up called Matter Inc, in collaborations with the Ethereum Foundation, have launched a Plasma-like scaling solution. Ignis, as the project is called, allows Ethereum to handle 500 transactions per second (TPS) or more, which is a significant improvement of the current 15 TPS. According to the official Medium article describing Ignis, the solution changes the way transactions are verified by users with a new approach. In Ignis verification of transactions by users is replaced by the following approach: operator(s) proposing blocks must submit a SNARK proving that the new block is correct, which is verified automatically by the smart contract. No incorrect block can ever be included by an operator, so users do not need to always be online and constantly monitor transaction activity. - Reads the article. Ethereum’s co-founder, Vitalik Buterin, has already expressed his positivity on the matter, calling the solution “amazingly cool.” This is NOT technically Plasma (the usual name is "rollup") but it's still amazingly cool. I did not expect it to be implemented so quickly. Great job TheMatter team. https://t.co/f6hpAMhwnZ — Vitalik Non-giver of Ether (@VitalikButerin) January 6, 2019 Ethereum’s Plasma Plasma is intended to be a layer-two scalability solution. In other words, it’s not supposed to improve the blockchain itself but instead create a special construction connected to it and, as such, provide greater throughput. In its essence, Plasma could be described as a child-chain that’s designed to conduct off-chain transactions. The idea is to run entire applications which feature thousands of users and secure minimal interaction between Plasma and the main chain of Ethereum. Additionally, though, Plasma should also be able to generate its own child-chains, eventually producing numerous branched blockchains, each one of which is connected to the main one. Because operations on all of those sub-chains wouldn’t have to be replicated across the main network, they could essentially move a lot faster and substantially reduce the transaction fees. Put simply, the intention of Plasma is to enable Ethereum’s blockchain to continue handling a large volume of smart contracts while, at the same time, only broadcast completed transactions. Back in 2018, Buterin said that Plasma and another scaling solution called Sharding could scale Ethereum by 10,000X. What do you think of Ethereum scaling to handle more transactions per second? Don’t hesitate to let us know in the comments below! The post Vitalik Buterin Positive on Plasma-Like Scaling on Ethereum: Real Progress appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

2 years ago

@roadtopol If you keep your IGNIS on an exchange or you are ...

@roadtopol If you keep your IGNIS on an exchange or you are not using your wallet, you don't need to upgrade now. J… https://t.co/9ob9OkI9pW

2 years ago

Jelurida Rolls Out a New Version of the Ardor Blockchain Platform

Jelurida, the developers of the NXT and Ardor blockchain platforms recently launched version 2.2.1 of Ardor blockchain. This upgrade is mandatory and would activate three significant features on the mainnet on January 10, 2019. These are Ignis Lightweight Contracts, Asset Properties, and the Max Property Group child chain. The Ignis Lightweight Contracts will enable enterprises to manage contract lifestyle cycles, while the Asset properties feature will allow users to assign name or value to metadata assets, and the Max Property Group (MPG) child chain will introduce real estate offerings and investments to the Ardor ecosystem. (VK)

2 years ago

Worst Cryptocurrencies of 2018 Have Left Some Heavy Bagholders

Tales of woe are easy to come by in the current market, in which most altcoins are faring multiples worse than bitcoin. Investors that have avoided the following projects, however, can draw some solace. Also read: US Court Issues Emergency Order Halting a Planned Initial Coin Offering This Year’s Underperforming Coins Have Fared Worse Than You Think It’s easy to find underperforming altcoins from the past 10 months of largely bearish market action. Echelons easier, in fact, than finding the handful that have weathered the storm and have appreciated in value or, at the very least, have outperformed bitcoin. Taking a magnifying glass to 2018’s altcoin dunces makes for a productive exercise; not to revel in the misfortune of others, but for educational purposes. “I bought the ‘dip’ a dozen times this year,” one Redditor complained recently. “Went down after each time.” Another remarked: “I’ve lost 95 percent of 25k and have been buying all the way down.” The “hodl” meme that prospered in 2017, helping traders through “China bans bitcoin” FUD and other negative news cycles, has largely been abandoned now that hodling has been proven to be a disastrous strategy for anyone heavily invested in altcoins. The BTFD (Buy the F- Dip) meme has also waned, as traders have learned that in many cases the dip is often merely a precursor to a series of even lower dips. Lesson 1: There’s a Big Difference Between a 90% and a 95% Loss Wanchain (WAN), one of the more established cryptocurrency projects, is down 90 percent from its all-time high (ATH). The helpful break-even multiple column provided by Onchainfx shows that WAN would need to do a 10x to reach its previous ATH. Icon (ICX) is down 95 percent in comparison. On paper, it may sound like ICX has fared only marginally worse than WAN, and yet it would take a 20x multiple for icon to reach its former peak of $12.04 per token. The worst performers of 2018 by break-even multiple, according to Onchainfx Lesson 2: Don’t Trust the Market Cap of Forked Coins Market cap, or the number of coins in circulation multiplied by price per coin, is a notoriously crude yardstick, but it’s particularly bad when it comes to forks. Coins like bitcoin private and bitcoin diamond have market caps calculated by the number of BTC holders who could technically claim the forks. But in reality, the vast majority of bitcoiners have no interest in these minority forks and will never bother to obtain them, making their true circulating supply and market cap significantly lower. Bitcoin atom (BTA), for example, has a market cap of $4.67 million. Its 24-hour volume is less than $15,000, however, and BTA is down 99.98 percent for the year to date, according to Coincodex. Another coin with a supposedly high market cap, ignis, is down 99.66 percent this year, despite technically having a cap of $30 million. Ignis has fallen so far, its yearly chart appears to be dead after March. Lesson 3: There’s No Such Thing as a Price Floor Just because an altcoin is down more than 90 percent doesn’t mean the road to (partial) recovery is in sight. Many traders racked up huge losses this year — not from buying at the top, but from buying at what they believed to be the bottom. As one trader confessed: I bought bitclave (CAT) on exchange at ICO price thinking wow a shitcoin finally at ICO ... then it went -99% on me. As one can see in Telegram channels that share the collective salt of crypto investors, everyone’s portfolio is underwater this year. It’s just that some have shipped water at a much faster rate than others. In the case of leading cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin core, bitcoin cash and ethereum, the vast majority of investors didn’t purchase these assets at their ATH. Anyone who held BTC or BCH a year ago, for instance, would still be up on their investment by around 30 percent. The markets aren’t nearly as gloomy as crypto’s worst critics would suggest — except in the case of traders who got carried away and diversified into risky altcoins and ICO tokens during peak mania. “I had a dream of making so much I could retire. I thought it was a once in a lifetime opportunity to make tons of cash and I was worried about missing out so I took a huge risk,” one investor recently confessed. “Life has humbled me. I’m an idiot.” Do you think altcoin investors will be shrewder in picking their portfolios in the future, or will the lessons of 2018 be promptly forgotten when the bull market returns? Let us know in the comments section below. Images courtesy of Shutterstock, Onchainfx, and Blockmodo. Need to calculate your bitcoin holdings? Check our tools section. The post Worst Cryptocurrencies of 2018 Have Left Some Heavy Bagholders appeared first on Bitcoin News.

2 years ago

To all crying little noobs who have no idea what they're invested in or WHY they're invested in.

1. Atleast read the whole front page before you ask same dumb question for 134th time. 2. Bittrex never said anything about Jan 5. Do your own research instead of believing in everything you see on reddit. 3. NXT is not dead, it's a solid completed project ready for new investors, developers will continue to work on this platform for years. Do your own reaserch. 4. Ardor is not replacing NXT and it's not like NXT 2.0. "They are two different solutions for different clients." Do your own research. 5. "Now with Jelurida's money on its back NXT will focus more on marketing side." Do your own research. 6. NXT price got pumped before the airdrop event, now it's dumped. Did you ever hear about "Buy the rumor sell the news"? Then what did you expect? 7. IGNIS futures price have nothing to do with real IGNIS price. Don't tell me you expected the brand-new coin to jump inside top 15 marketcap just like that. 8. NXT found the bottom at around 3200sat and it's not "mooooooning 2.0" anytime soon. It will need to consolidate for days or weeks and make a steady slow growth before it starts pump to 7,8 or 9k again. Let's hope I'm wrong and it will happen sooner, who knows. 9. It's not a shitcoin. You lost money because you bought high. That's it. 10. When BTC spikes most of the alts bleed, **all time, everytime.** **11. DO YOUR OWN RESEARCH.**...

3 years ago

To all angry people on Bittrex

Hey guys, Although the IGNIS airdrop happened in the NXT wallet this doesn't mean it should instantly be available on trex. Bittrex said they had to go through testing first and would implement it on the exchange whenever everything worked how they wanted it to. This means they could list it today, tomorrow, or maybe next week. Bittrex is a legitimate exchange. They aren't scamming anyone. Just be patient. If everything works well with the IGNIS chain, it will only be a matter of time before it will be on trex. Hope that helps! ...

3 years ago

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