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Guys, what are your thoughts on Lisk? It"s a very promising project with a great team and good developers. They hold something like 30 million dollars in dev fund. Upcoming rebrand and Software development kit or SDK is out at the end of the year and the price of the lsk token will be 10 dollars minimum! Tech behind this project is the future!

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Introduction to OPEN•ANX



What is openANX?
The openANX platform will take advantage of technical developments on the Ethereum blockchain such as payment channels (Raiden, 0x, Swap, ERC20) and utilize them to overcome the challenges faced by the current CEM. It will co-opt the strengths of the existing model to improve the existent decentralized exchange attempts by linking existing exchange platforms (“Asset Gateways”) to the network and enforcing a collateralized deposit system that will provide users with a way to measure risk. It will also provide an off-chain, legally enforceable dispute resolution system to provide much needed consumer protection.



The key deliverables of openANX are to:

• Migrate existing exchanges to the role of collateralized Asset Gateways, bridging fiat to tokens in a collateralized, transparent manner

• Provide credit risk trading to allow price discovery and a market “voice” of gateway creditworthiness

• Provide dispute resolution to access collateral in the event of disputes

• Aggregate order books using ANX International (“ANX”)’s proprietary “aggregation liquidity IP”, and merging the liquidity of participating Asset Gateways

• Complement the wave of “token only” decentralized matching engine projects which otherwise would not have fiat support, and hence further increase liquidity, and accessibility for the general public

• Both order book and Peer-to-Peer (“P2P) Over the Counter (“OTC”) order matching

• Migrate ANX International’s existing user base to the new platform, ensuring a critical mass of initial users; and then growing a consortium of new and existing exchanges committed to migrating to the openANX platform

 



Shortcomings of the current Centralized Exchange Model (CEM)

The current paradigm of the CEM began with Mt. Gox, and has developed and matured to reach the status quo. The CEM allows companies to provide services for users to buy/sell tokens, or exchange them for other assets through a central gateway platform for a fee. These proceeds ensure the service provider in return offers customer support, security and a suite of product offerings. The strengths of the system have developed over time to coalesce around banking relationships (the ability to turn Bitcoin or ETH into cash) and providing liquidity. However, with repeated security breaches in various exchanges and poor management, public’s faith in the CEM system is increasingly waning. The fundamental question is one of trust – without an effective way to measure risk, users tend to under-price its potential.



Age of Decentralized Exchanges
The shortcomings of centralized exchanges have seen a number of decentralized exchanges emerge. These largely fit into two categories; those that handle native fiat currencies, and those that handle only pure digital tokens. A number of pure decentralized digital token exchanges and protocols are starting to emerge, notably on-blockchain markets such as cryptoderivatives.market, and offblockchain protocols such as 0x and Raiden for single blockchain token trading. For cross blockchain exchange, the emergence of the Lightning network for cross blockchain atomic swaps is promising.

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Token Sale Details
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Utility of OAX tokens
OAX is a token that can be exchanged for participation membership in the DAO and its association, participating members will be entitled to certain privileges, including but not limited to voting privileges on major operational decisions relating to openANX platform. Note that members are not be entitled to any economic rights of the Foundation at any time. While it is a core belief that the platform be open to all, users will only be able to influence policy through voting privileges, which will be conveyed through membership in the association and tokens will form the method whereby users gain access to memberships. If users wish to gain access to voting privileges, or become a third-party service provider including but not limited to the following areas; KYC, Asset Gateway, or other service, some form of participation membership will be required.


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We had 2,700 join us in New York with another 10,500 tuning into the live stream to watch all that was going on at Consensus 2017.
But with all the amazing panels and the networking, you probably missed a few things at the event.
Well, now you can get all caught up.

We've just released the complete replay, sponsored by Nasdaq, with over 60 videos. If you couldn't join us, now is your chance to learn from the 200+ expert speakers we had. 

Who needs Netflix when you can binge watch Consensus?
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Its A Good News To Stellar,Now Stellar Has An Instant Exchanges Big Grin Big Grin
Now You Can Buy/Sell Your Stellar For Another 50 Coins 
Another Good News Now You Can Buy Stellar Through Credit Card Using This Service Big Grin
For Who Don't Know Changelly Is An Insant Exchange That Created By Minergate Team
Join Changelly:Link

Note:In This Exchange They Use STR Rather Than XLM(Like Poloniex)
The Transaction Fee Is Gived To The User

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The South Korea government plans to auction 216 bitcoins that it confiscated during a 2016 criminal investigation, according to local reports.

South Korean publication Seoul Economic Daily reports that the cache of bitcoins – worth roughly $540,000 at press time – was seized during a cyber investigation operation by the South Gyeonggi Provincial Police Agency, which arrested a 33-year-old individual in April for operating an obscenity website. It's the first auction of its kind.

According to the Korea Asset Management Corporation (KAMCO), the country's asset management operation that oversees state-owned properties and development, any seized financial assets including digital currencies became government properties, subject to public auctions.

It is anticipated that the final bid could be slightly lower than the market price, which is currently at approximately $2,525, according to CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index. KAMCO told the publication that 3% of the sales will be returned to the South Korean government.
The auction comes amid a boom in South Korea's local cryptocurrency market.

Domestic exchange platforms like Bithumb, Korbit and Coinone have seen significant increases in trade volume in recent months According to data from CoinMarketCap, the Korean won is currently contributing to 32.26 per cent of the trading volume of ethers, the cryptocurrency of the ethereum network.

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XBT Provider, a Swedish bitcoin investment company based in Stockholm, has announced a new partnership with cryptocurrency storage startup Xapo.

Bitcoin held offline in 'cold storage' on behalf of investors in XBT's exchange-traded bitcoin note (ETN), which is available on the Nasdaq Stockholm exchange, will now be secured by the Switzerland-based company.

Products like XBT's provide a way for investors to gain exposure to bitcoin markets without having to purchase or hold the digital currency itself. The provider keeps the lion's share of its coins in cold storage, though smaller amounts may be kept either on an exchange or in a multi-signature 'hot wallet', per the company's safety policy.

Wences Casares, Xapo's CEO, said in a statement:
Quote:"The team of professionals at XBT Provider has deep expertise in digital currency and extensive experience in financial services. We are excited to partner with them as they make bitcoin broadly available to investors outside of the US."
The partnership comes more than a year after Swedish regulators first approved the ETN for launch. Last month, the firm revealed that it was working with one of the more notable asset managers, Hargreaves Lansdown, to provide access to local investors.

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1. I have some Bitcoins and altcoins. Can I spend them anywhere I want?

Nope, sorry. 

Unfortunately, Bitcoin is still pretty far away from becoming a universally accepted currency. Alternative cryptocurrencies seem to be even farther away from that point.

It has been a crucial problem for Bitcoin since its very beginning. What good is digital money if you can’t really spend it whenever you want? And the efforts of the community to improve the situation are one of the principal driving forces behind the growing adoption of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

2.Has it always been difficult?
Actually, it used to be even more difficult.

In the earliest days of Bitcoin, when it was barely more than a hobby for a small number of enthusiasts, almost the only way to spend it was through an online forum.

The famous 10,000 BTC pizza deal is a great example - it even has an unofficial holiday named after it. In early 2010, two users agreed upon a deal on the Bitcointalk.org forum in which one would send the other 10,000 Bitcoins, and the other would have two pizzas delivered to him in return.

This is believed to be one of the earliest purchases made with Bitcoins. Obviously, it’s not a way of purchasing that can be reliably replicated by an audience of a large scale.

3.Has the situation improved since the pizza days?

Yes, significantly.

Around the same time, in 2010, the process became easier with the emergence of many online cryptocurrency exchanges. There, users could, and still can, trade with each other and exchange their coins for fiat money.

This was not a perfect solution, as people lost some money in the process, having to pay the exchange fees. But still, it did provide a readily available way of turning cryptocurrencies into easily spendable regular money.

Another important development took place around 2014 and after when various big companies started accepting Bitcoin directly for some of their goods and services. Dell, Microsoft and Overstock are just a few of those.

It is a gradual process, and the situation improves year by year. We have truly come a long way since the early days of improvised negotiations on Bitcointalk. But there’s still quite a way to go until global adoption.

4.What are the available options right now?
Currently, there are numerous ways available to pay for something with cryptocurrencies, but they are not ubiquitous.

There are many, many ways to make your Bitcoins spendable today. You can exchange them for fiat money on an online exchange or with other users on a service such as LocalBitcoins and you can purchase products online on websites which accept Bitcoin directly or via the services of a payment processor like BitPay. You can also conduct purchases through plain old forum dealings and there have even been attempts to create point-of-sale terminals for merchants to accept Bitcoins in brick-and-mortar shops. 

Some of these solutions are more popular and convenient than others, but none of them can be called universal. You still can’t just waltz into the first shop you see and pay with Bitcoins willy-nilly.

5.Will spending cryptos become easier any time soon?
It definitely will, as progress keeps advancing at a rapid pace. 

One of the most recent innovations in cryptocurrency payments is plastic cards. An example of this is Monaco, which is currently nearing the end of its ICO campaign.

Monaco works just like regular Visa cards, and you can use it at any place that has a terminal for bank cards. The difference is that you can top up the balance of your Monaco card with Bitcoin or Ethereum and pay with that.

The system automatically takes care of exchanging your BTC or ETH coins into the appropriate amount of fiat currency at a perfect interbank exchange rate. 

You don’t have to do anything other than deposit your cryptocurrency to your Monaco balance. Whenever you use it to pay for something at a store, the service will do everything else, from withdrawing the needed amount of coins from your balance, exchanging it into fiat, to sending the resulting money to the merchant. 

If Monaco succeeds in developing and delivering their product to the markets, it might mean a revolution for Bitcoin and altcoin payments, as they will become easily spendable at any place that accepts Visa cards, online or physical. If you’re interested in the success of this project, feel free to visit its ICO page for more info.

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Cryptocurrency exchange Remitano has expanded beyond Asia to offer its bitcoin remittance services to millions of citizens in Africa.

Remitano Now Provides Remittance Services to More Than 10 Different Nations

The remittance industry has been expected to suffer great disruption at the hands of bitcoin since it’s inception. The global remittance industry has been valued at over $500 billion USD annually in recent years, yielding exorbitant profits for the middle-men who have monopolized the international circulation of money.
Remitano has recently announced that it will be expanding its services outside of Asia, with Nigeria, Kenya, and Tanzania. Remitano began its life a start-up in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, before incorporating in the African nation of Seychelles and being offered as a product under Babylon Solutions Limited. Remitano now provides remittance services to more than 10 different nations, including Vietnam, Malaysia, the United States, Australia, United Kingdom, China, India, and Ghana.

Remitano initially garnered attention for being the bitcoin exchange that experiences the most traffic in Vietnam, despite Vietnam’s notoriously unclear regulations when it comes to bitcoin. Vietnam first addressed the digital currency officially by issuing a warning in February 2014 stating that bitcoin wasn’t recognized as legal tender, nor covered by commercial or consumer legislation. In October of 2014 three bitcoin traders were arrested, but the request for charges was rejected by the judge as “[bitcoin had] not been subject to any legal regulations”. At present, financial institutions are forbidden from owning and transacting in bitcoin.


The Bitcoin-Based Remittance Industry Has Started to Gain Traction in Africa

The Vietnamese ban on financial institutions from transacting in bitcoin has not prevented businesses such as Remitano from flourishing. In addition to Remitano, Bitcoin Vietnam has achieved success as an exchange, operating in partnership with Israeli company Bit2C for several years. As Remitano and Bitcoin Vietnam facilitate a marketplace that allows private individuals to transact in bitcoin, the companies themselves have managed to evade operating outside of Vietnamese cryptocurrency regulations.

The bitcoin-based remittance industry has started to gain traction in Africa. Last year the African economy lost over $60 billion USD to remittance fees, illustrating the imperative need for an alternative solution to the current mainstream remittance industry. Recently, the largest pan-African wallet provider, Bitmari, applied for an international remittance license with the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe. Competition between remittance providers in Africa like Remitano and Bitmari will reap further benefits for local economies.

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The expansion of companies like Remitano further embed bitcoin into the normal, daily lives of citizens across the globe, signaling that for some countries, mainstream bitcoin adoption may not be far away.


Do you think bitcoin-based services will come to dominate Africa’s remittance industry?

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Hello..i need $2.1 amazon gift card...i want buy something from amazon,but my giftcard balance not enough and i dont have any credit card... :)
i will pay with stellar worth $2.5 (around 60-70 xlm)..
Anybody can help me?
Thanks..

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I want to buy 200 STR with paypal
PM me

saya mau beli 200 stellar gan, bayar via paypal.

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The litecoin cryptocurrency adopted an upgrade called Segregated Witness just over a month ago and, so far, the integration is reported to be issue-free.

The code optimization, known popularly as SegWit, was initially put forward as a way to improve the functionality of bitcoin (paving the way for initiatives such as the Lightning Network), while also making more room for data in each transaction block.

As CoinDesk previously reported, litecoin proponents began pushing for a SegWit upgrade earlier this year, a move that culminated with an activation on 10th May following back-and-forth discussions between miners and community stakeholders.

Since then, litecoin community members say, there haven't been any problems to report.

The Litecoin Foundation's Xinxi Wang told CoinDesk in an email:

    "SegWit is a huge success for Litecoin. There is no issue at all. Various Lightning Network teams are working together with the litecoin team."

Since the integration, some industry startups have moved to embrace the move more fully. On 7th June, hardware wallet provider Trezor announced that its beta series of products would support SegWit for litecoin.

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Hi everyone,

I have created a small read-only API for the Stellar network.
You can use it to navigate easily through the Stellar network. It only requires a public key.

It's free and open source. You can find the source code on github:
https://github.com/HerveKoener/stellar-crawler

Here is the demo: http://quasark.dorefy.com/crawler/

How to use it:
StellarCrawler.start(publicKey, callback, isPublicNetwork);

publicKey is the public key of the account you want to check.
callback is the callback function called when the crawler send a request to the Stellar network
isPublicNetwork is true if you want to use the piblic network or false if you want to use the test network.

Each time your callback function is called, you can use StellarCrawler.crawler.links[0].link.follow(); to check the next link in the network.
StellarCrawler.crawler.links contains an array of links available.
For example after the first call of the API you will have the following links available:
self, transactions, operations, payments, effects, trades and data.

If you have any questions or remarks don't hesitate to post a comment on this thread.

[EDIT 1 : PHP API ]
I have developed a PHP api of the StellarCrawler.
It's also free and open source. You can find the source code on github:
https://github.com/HerveKoener/stellar-crawler-php

And a demo: http://quasark.dorefy.com/crawler-php/

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    Dear admin
i want to ask about a link
please check me screenshot

The Web has something in common.
I think you should develop security
Such as login access using code sent via email or phone number
Because I think if we just login using the screet button, this is very dangerous if the screet key is stolen by the phishing method.
Once again please to develop on security a screet key.

Sorry my english is not good

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Hi guys, today I would like to provide guide for signing Coinbase's Bitcoin Wallet:

Open Coinbase Wallet, click Tools, and then click details with a wallet that contains BTC


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And then choose
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Enter the message and click "Sign"

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After signing message you will get signature for verification
You can join Lumen's Giveaway program with Coinbase Bitcoin Wallet then
Big Grin

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