Samsung Onboards Stellar Blockchain; XLM Records Increase In Price

By Sahana Kiran
Published July 15, 2020 Updated July 15, 2020
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Samsung Onboards Stellar Blockchain; XLM Records Increase In Price

By Sahana Kiran
Published July 15, 2020 Updated July 15, 2020

Samsung partners with the Stellar Development Foundation [SDF] and extends support for Stellar developers to utilize the blockchain to model new applications.

Cryptocurrencies were previously associated with illicit activities, however, over time, several companies as well authorities have understood the benefits of both blockchain technology as well as crypto assets. Prominent companies across the globe have been partnering with crypto platforms to provide the world with the perks of blockchain tech. Stellar Development Foundation is the latest to hop on the bandwagon.

Recently, the crypto platform, Stellar Development Foundation [SDF] revealed that it had partnered with Samsung. Stellar announced the same to the community through Twitter. The tweet read,

SDF further highlighted in the blog post that the Samsung Blockchain Keystore had integrated Stellar so that users of Stellar would be able to store private keys securely on specific Samsung Galaxy smartphones. The range of smartphones included, Galaxy S20 Series, Galaxy Z Flip, Galaxy Note 10 Series, Galaxy Fold, and Galaxy S10 series.

Speaking about the platform’s latest collaboration the CEO and Executive Director of SDF, Denelle Dixon pointed out that Stellar’s integration on Samsung’s Blockchain Keystore was an important move for the network.

“Samsung provides a key management solution that is user-friendly and drives greater adoption of blockchain technology. With this integration, we’ve opened up to a new network of users that can benefit from the combined innovation of Stellar and Samsung.”

Furthermore, Dixon suggested that the latest collaboration was the commencement of several other opportunities for the platform to levitate the perquisites of the integration specifically for users and developers. The blog post further read,

“At the time of announcement, at least four Stellar-based businesses have committed to adopting the requisite SDKs to make their applications available in the Keystore, including DSTOQ, SatoshiPay, Litemint, and Nodle.”

Will The Latest Collaboration Boost Stellar’s Price?

The last two weeks proved to be immensely eventful for altcoins. Several coins were seen witnessing notable changes in their price. Stellar [XLM] was one among them as the coin acquired significant gains during the latest altcoin rally. Over the last seven days, the coin observed a 29.3 percent rise in its price.

Source – CoinGecko

At the time of writing, the fourteenth largest coin, XLM was trading at $0.0944 with a 3.7 percent increase over the past one hour.


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Sahana Kiran is a graduate in Political Science, Economics and Journalism. She is a full-time crypto writer at CoinGape and takes a keen interest in cryptocurrencies, especially Ethereum and Bitcoin. Even though she's not a HODLER yet, she has eyes on Bitcoin.