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Qortal | The Portal to Freedom



The Qortal project is the successor to the project called QORA, which was launched in 2014.

From then on, a team of developers took over and improved it to build an all-in-one platform (QORT). Qortal is, therefore much more than a project; it is an entire Blockchain-based ecosystem that will offer a set of decentralized services. We can mention, for example, decentralized social networks, hosting and the trade portal. It is, therefore, an ecosystem much more advanced than other similar projects.

Qortal Presentation

As previously discussed, the team that took over QORA has been working on both the QORT network and ideas regarding the QORT device for many years (and also with many headaches). And after all this hard work, the QORT project and its devices will finally be launched in less than a month.

Okay, that’ s great, but how does that help me in my daily life?

  • Never pay for your internet connection again

Seriously? Yes, let me explain in a simple way, the QORT device is 100% open-source, both in terms of hardware and software. It can be used to mine, yes, it is a small pocket miner who will bring rewards to its owner (yes it’ s you!). 

The specification of the device: Quad Core ARM Cortex-A 53 with NEON, FPU, and Java Acceleration. Besides, this all-in-one device will be automatically configured: preconfigured blockchain node, network configuration, and security measures. 

So even if you are not a tech whizz, don’t worry, their goal is mass-adoption! But wait, there’s more…

  • An all-in-one system to stay anonymous and to be in control of your life.

In a world where web privacy is important, especially after all the recent scandals, we believe that this is a good point to highlight. People like you and I both want to take control of their data and want a free (and secure) Internet, don’t we? After all, we are all crypto-fan and the Bitcoin White Paper is a bit like our Holy Bible. That’s the reason why we have included a Personal Tor Router with Socks5 Proxy that allows you to tunnel your blockchain and browsing traffic through it for your home /office LAN or CoinD directly from the router itself, which is the best anonymous practice today.

A new internet, what services are available?

We are in favor of full decentralization, which is why we created QORT in this way; no entity owns or controls QORT. QORT is a decentralized system with automated decentralized governance, contribution-based rewards, and voting weight, and provide full transparency, security.

Most of the time, similar systems do not have many functionalities; this is not the case with QORT, here are some services you can use:

  • The Trade Portal

It’s the main service of the QORT Blockchain; it’s a “TOTALLY DECENTRALIZED TRADING PLATFORM,” which will allow us to make completely cross-chain token and coins trades. During the first phase, only BTC will be used. There will be only one market for BTC/QORT only. So, the system will allow cross-chain trades between BTC and QORT tokens without losing control over your coins. You won’t have to deposit your coins in order to make trades; it’s awesome, isn’t it? You won’t have to worry about exchange security (Mt.Gox, Coinsmarket etc..)

  • Increased security

QroTec yourself at all times! QroTecTor gives you more security than any other router, securing you from all kinds of threats and also protecting your cryptos! It will secure your devices by becoming your route.

  • Encrypted communications on social media (Mumble/Tor)

The device gives you a default Tor Gateway, which allows you to directly access the digital network either with the device’s wifi network or your existing network. This allows you to browse the Internet and communicate on your social networks in a secure and encrypted way, as is the case with Mumble.

Mumble will provide you with a fully encrypted voice and text communication system. And even better, you can install the application on your phone to encrypt your communications.

And the best part of it? You no longer need to pay a VPN.

  • Built-in Web Server

A built-in web server will allow you to host your own blogs, sites, services without having to buy a new computer or server.

  • An alternative to Dropbox (cloud server)

Are you tired of GAFAs asking you for a DNA sample so you can store your data on their servers? Besides, the data present can still be public.

Guess what? We have our own alternative “OwnCloud” a private version of the big cloud service, you can use it to sync your files automatically from multiple devices, upload pictures from your phone automatically, to track your kids (he better be at school), a video and music addon and a huge choice of plugins.

  • Other features I can expect in the future

 A full Desktop OS to replace your Desktop, QrotecTor mobility which is a mobile version with a battery attachment and expanded Wi-fi Range, everything will be decentralized and anonymous, but also Entreprise Networking which is a future version with improved features for Enterprise needs.

How can I buy QroTecTor, and how much does it cost? 

We made an effort for the launch phase to make our project visible and to have it experimented by several users.

The price for the pre-sale is $185 (for the first 100 orders), then for the next 100 orders, the price will go up to $225 then to $250 for the final phase.

They are different payment methods; you can use BTC, LTC, and USD (bank wires, debit and credit cards). 

Are you reading to be QroTected and never pay your internet bills again? Buy it here. The amount of the initial investment will be recouped in just a few months.

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Bitcoin Just Marked New 2020 High, But This Indicator Signals Correction Incoming (BTC Price Analysis)



Starting by looking at the bigger picture, Bitcoin price had made a remarkable run since October began, gaining almost $3000 to its value.

Looking at the following long-term weekly chart, we can see this week’s greenish candle that will be closed later today. From a technical point of view, as long as the candle close price is above the $12,500 area (previous high) – we can safely say that BTC is on a healthy uptrend.

BTC/USD weekly. Chart by TradingView

The Good and The Bad: New 2020 High but Bearish Divergence

Just a few hours ago, Bitcoin price recorded a new 2020 high close to $13,400 (on Binance Futures); however, the primary cryptocurrency could not hold there, and quickly slumped to $12,700 in a matter of one hour.

Looking at the shorter-term chart, the 4-hour, we can identify a bearish divergence on the RSI. This is a bearish pattern and might indicate that the buying power is fading away.

This happens when the price goes through a higher-high, but the RSI indicator is doing the opposite and going through a lower-high.

Another worrying sign is the trading volume. Since its peak volume on October 20-21, four days ago, the trading volume decreased even though the BTC price had actually gone up.

BTC Support and Resistance Levels To Watch

As mentioned above, if BTC were to correct, then the first major level of support lies at the current levels around $12.9 – $13K. If Bitcoin breaks here, then the first significant level lies at $12,700, followed by the previous 2020 high from August at $12,400 – $12,500.

From the bullish side, if Bitcoin holds the $13,000 – then the first levels of resistance lie at $13,200, followed by today’s high around $13,400. Bitcoin will be looking to break the 2019 high from June – at around $13,880.

Total Market Cap: $400 billion

Bitcoin Market Cap: $240 billion

BTC Dominance Index: 60%

*Data by CoinGecko

BTC/USD BitStamp 4-Hour Chart



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Bitcoin Breaks New 2020 High As Total Market Cap Topped $400 Billion (Market Watch)



Bitcoin continues with the 2020 records and just a few hours ago marked a fresh high of above $13,350. Most alternative coins followed suit with impressive increases, but the market has calmed since then. The entire cryptocurrency market clocked at above $400 billion.

Bitcoin To Yet Another 2020 High

CryptoPotato reported a few days ago that the primary cryptocurrency exceeded the August 2020 high of about $12,500 and reached $13,200. What followed was a slight retracement to about $13,000 and stagnation yesterday.

Nevertheless, the volatility returned in the past 24 hours, and BTC headed towards new highs. This time, Bitcoin broke above $13,350. In fact, according to data from Bitstamp, BTC’s new 2020 high is at $13,362.

Another sharp rejection followed, and the asset tanked briefly below $13,000. Nevertheless, the bulls have since driven it above the coveted mark, and BTC trades at about $12,940.

A compelling chart recently revealed that Bitcoin is forming an inverse head and shoulders pattern. If it’s to play out, the cryptocurrency could soon skyrocket even further and top its all-time high of $20,000.

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If this scenario is indeed to materialize, Bitcoin would have to break above the resistance lines at $13,420, $13,500, $13,815, and $14,000 before reaching new records.

BTC/USD. Source: TradingView

Altcoins Follow Up And Calm Down

Most alternative coins experienced similarly increased volatility as Bitcoin. Ethereum surged to a new 7-week high of nearly $420. However, ETH quickly retraced and is now hovering around $409 again.

Ripple’s highest level came at about $0,26, but XRP has since decreased to below $0.253.

Thus, on a 24-hour scale, most larger-cap altcoins have remained essentially at the same positions as yesterday, despite the brief price jumps. Chainlink and Litecoin have registered the most gains of about 3.6%. LINK trades close to $12.35, and LTC is positioned at $56.3.

Cryptocurrency Market Heatmap. Source: Quantify Crypto

The most impressive gainer since yesterday is Filecoin. After the recent controversy and continuous price slump, FIL has surged by 45% in the past 24 hours.

Ocean Protocol (18%), Quant (17.5%), THETA (10.2%), Reserve Rights (10.2%), and Ampleforth (10%) have also increased by double-digit percentages.


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Ripple Board Member Arrested on Cyberstalking Charges



  • Ripple board member and a close family friend of US President Donald Trump, Ken Kurson, has been arrested following allegations of cyberstalking.
  • According to the New York Times, Kurson has stalked and harassed a total of five victims, including his ex-wife.
  • He was reportedly most vicious against a friend of his ex-wife, whom he blamed for his divorce. He used pseudonyms to contact the hospital she worked and sent fraudulent emails claiming that she had an affair with her boss. Kurson also initiated a flood of negative Yelp reviews, threatening emails, and anonymous calls and messages to other hospital employees. 
  • The woman claimed that Kurson had used the same tactics against another female victim, who was fired from her job. The criminal complaint also asserted that the second victim is Kurson’s ex-wife.
  • The public corruption unit of the United States attorney’s office in Brooklyn is handling the case. A judge released Kurson from custody pending trial. 
  • Kurson is a close friend of Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner. Kushner had previously appointed Kurson as the editor in chief when he owned The New York Observer in 2013. 
  • In 2018, the Trump administration offered Kurson a seat on the board of the National Endowment for the Humanities. After a routine background check from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Kurson withdrew from consideration.
  • Kurson joined the board of directors at Ripple in early 2017. The announcement highlighted that Kurson was one of the first investors in the company. 

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