Stellar Lumens (XLM) News, Price Predictions, Opinions and Analyses Created by Users

Stellar Lumens (XLM)

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Stellar Lumens (XLM) is a cryptocurrency made by Jed McCaleb and the Stellar Foundation in 2014. Stellar is often described as an open-source, distributed and community owned network used to facilitate cross-asset transfer. Its goal is to create universal access and participation in the global economy. The Stellar exchange has created functions that allow users to transfer crypto into fiat and vice-versa through the help of stablecoins

The inception of Stellar comes after McCaleb left Ripple, a company he founded, due to disagreements in the direction the network should head toward. After leaving Ripple, McCaleb went on to create the Stellar Foundation, which in turn created the Stellar network. 

XLM is the token behind the Stellar network and is often referred to as Lumens. It is often said that Ripple is a fork of Stellar but this is not entirely true Although Stellar may have started its groundwork from the Ripple code, the two codebases are now completely different. For example, Stellar uses a completely different consensus mechanism to Ripple. The key difference between the two is that Stellar is targeted towards helping individuals whereas Ripple intends to help banks. 

XLM operates on the Stellar Consensus Protocol which is basically a network of peers that are capable of running the Stellar Consensus Protocol independently. This method of operation, although not as decentralized as traditional Proof-Of-Work protocols, allows for a high degree of efficiency as it allows transactions to occur through a consensus process among accounts in a quorum slice (meaning only a slice of the network needs consensus for the transaction to occur).

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Hash: what it is, what it is used for and why it is so important to know hashing

14 Feb 2020 7 minute read 4 comments Roberto D.

Hash functions are one of the most overlooked aspects by newbies when they begin to deepen the study of cryptocurrencies and this is undoubtedly strange if we consider that hash functions are the beating heart of cryptography. Normally when you appro...

XLM USD Are You Ready? Get Ready to Rock

12 Feb 2020 1 minute read 6 comments Betsy Malone

"Are you ready? Are you ready? You better get ready, Once we start we never stop, get ready to rock,  Ready to rock,  Get ready to rock,  Ready to rock." - Airbourne Ready to Rock    TradingView chart Support lines range between blue .0583 and green....

COSS Exchange exit/drama keeps going.

9 Feb 2020 2 minute read 9 comments kingscrown

I was reporting this in previous posts, i hope despite few people trying to shadow them at least one person got to the site on time and withdrew money. 1 saved wallet means it was worth making the post. I actually removed COSS from exchanges list lon...

Ripple: Jed McCaleb is selling all its XRP, is that a problem?

8 Feb 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Roberto D.

Jed McCaleb, the co-founder of Ripple (XRP) and Stellar (XLM), has sold $ 1.05 billion of XRP since 2014. The dailyhodl.com website tells us that the tokens in McCaleb's possession are compensation for his previous role in Ripple. Here's how McCaleb...

The Basics of Crypto

6 Feb 2020 5 minute read 15 comments Dpl

The basics One of the first things I like to do when looking at the workings of a cryptocurrency coin is checking, not just the price but also the marker cap and circulation supply. We find our value in the price and we tend to stare ourselves blind...

Over $186 to be EARNED for basic token lessons - EXCLUSIVE COINBASE (USA)

5 Feb 2020 1 minute read 12 comments CryptoTapas.com

If you live in the US (and some other locations) - you could be able to earn $186 in Crypto by simply learning about various cryptos listed on Coinbase.                           While it is fairly easy to complete the 2-3 minute video lessons and ea...

Stellar in 250 words or less.

1 Feb 2020 1 minute read 8 comments MadMaxx

This is going to be quick. Stellar aims to fix the problems with sending money over long distances. Sending money over long distances brings about large fees and long waiting times. Stellar and the Stellar Consensus Protocol are out to fix this. Here...

Bitcoin and altcoins prices are constantly rising, and it will continue…

1 Feb 2020 1 minute read 0 comments CryptoArch

Bitcoin price has been steadily rising since the beginning of the year 2020 and has passed the level of $9,200 and $9,350.     Over the past few weeks, the price of bitcoin has risen sharply and surpassed the resistance levels of 9,200 and 9,250 USD...

Best proof of stake coins to stake for massive profits.

31 Jan 2020 2 minute read 10 comments MadMaxx

Proof of stake is one of the best ways to get free money just by owning a coin. I personally stake Tezos in the Trust wallet, but there are other coins you can stake to get a profit  Staking is simply the "donating" of your coins for the development...

The Gemini cryptocurrency exchange hires a new compliance officer in Europe

29 Jan 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Roberto D.

With a press release released a few hours ago Gemini, the US-based cryptocurrency exchange founded by the twins Winklevoss, said that it had hired Blair Halliday to head the office that will take care of European compliance and monitoring of cash flo...