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      Ark

      Ark

      Total Supply
      142757750
      Circulating Supply
      113443488
      Max Supply
      0

      Ark(ARK) price, charts, news, marketcap

      1 ARK = 0.2140000 USDT 0.00%

      About Ark

      Ark is a fast, delegated proof of stake cryptocurrency that focuses on the interconnectedness of blockchains. Currently, Bitcoin and Ethereum are unable to transact with each other. The Ark team plans to change this through the use of Encoded Listeners and smartbridges. Ark is not just a cryptocurrency; it is an ecosystem intended to catalyze the mass adoption of cryptocurrency. Ark addresses the number one issue plaguing blockchain development — interoperability. While distributed ledger technology is highly disruptive, it’s currently too decentralized. Disparate blockchain networks such as Bitcoin and Ethereum operate separate to one another, making it impossible to transact directly between them. The Ark project is aiming to streamline the transfer of data and communication between different blockchains with “smartbridges.” Ark doesn’t want to only enable cross-chain contact. It also wants to make it possible for users to create their blockchain in a few simple steps.

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      Total Supply
      142757750
      Circulating Supply
      113443488
      Max Supply
      0
      Total Marketcap
      23936575
      Volume
      40,910.26
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      High
      0.23
      Close
      0.21
      Low
      0.21

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      History of Ark(ARK)

      Ark like all other cryptocurrencies is based on the model of the first actual cryptocurrency, Bitcoin. However, before Bitcoin’s and Ark’s time , cryptocurrencies were much more different, relying instead on a centralized power structure rather than the decentralized governance we see today. If it weren’t for the works of cryptographers such as David Chaum, Wei Dai, Nick Szabo and Hal Finney, who established some of the ground concepts for modern cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin, Ethereum and Ark would not exist today. However, the most important reason why Ark was made possible is thanks to a person or a group of people under the alias Satoshi Nakamoto. He took the concepts that cryptographers before him established and managed to create an actual peer-to-peer electronic money system that couldn’t be counterfeited. If Satoshi Nakamoto didn’t create Bitcoin, it is hard to say if Ark or most cryptocurrencies would exist today.

      Ark is a cryptocurrency with the symbol ARK and it’s price ticker on our website is 0.21. Its current price is 0.21 and the total change over the past 24 hours is 0.00. Ark boasts a volume of 40,910.26 in the past 24 across your selected exchanges.

      Ark Characteristics

      Cryptocurrencies like Ark use strong cryptographic protocols, or very complex computer code to secure transfers of information, in order to create a safe system that is notoriously difficult to crack. The programmer of digital currencies such as Ark base these protocols on complex mathematic and computer engineering fundamentals, creating a structure that makes it impossible to replicate funds for Ark and also hides the identities of the parties involved on any transaction on Ark network , unless the participants freely disclose their information.

      Ark Operates on a Blockchain

      Ark, like most cryptocurrencies operates on a blockchain, a new and disruptive technology that offers benefits for storing, securing and transferring information that was not otherwise possible before its inception. The idea of blockchain was first discovered in 1991 by Stuart Haber and W. Scott Stornetta, however it was not until an anonymous person or group under the alias of Satoshi Nakamoto that created the first functional blockchain (Bitcoin’s blockchain) and improved on the ideas of Haber and Scornetta to create a truly functional distributed ledger.

      You can imagine the blockchain that Ark is based on as a giant, distributed database where every transaction’s information is recorded and then spread on a massive network of connected nodes or computers. The information for transaction of Ark is then multiplied and stored on each individual node, so in order to change it you would have to access he majority of the Ark’s nodes at the same time, which has so far proven to be impossible.

      The advantages that Ark runs on a blockchain are that it is very cost effective to run, compared to other centralized resources, due to the cost of operating being split amongst all the network participants.

      No one can alter the defining characteristics that govern Ark base, unless certain conditions are met and changes are implemented by the developer team or a network wide consensus is reached for the changes to be applied.

      One disadvantage of operating on a blockchain is that generally, transactions with Ark are final, meaning that is very unlikely that a transaction can be rolled back if a mistake occurs. Be careful when transacting cryptocurrencies such as Ark and make sure you double check all the details of the transaction before submitting it.

      Ark also boasts a higher degree of safety, as the mechanisms of the blockchain are incredibly hard to crack

      Ark Advantages

      Decentralized Point of Control

      Ark (ARK) is defined by a decentralized governance system, which does not rely on a single point of control to manage transactions on the network in the same way a bank would. Because of this Ark’s network features a distinct advantage that makes it very difficult to counterfeit or imitate. Another advantage of being decentralized is that any attacks on Ark’s network will have to be in multiple places at the same, whereas a bank or any centralized system will have an host of servers in one place.

      Cost Efficient

      Generally speaking, auditing records is a time consuming and expensive process, whereas for Ark which stores all its records on the blockchain, this can be done with minimal effort and in a much shorter time.

      Establishing a Digital Identity

      You can create your own identity on the Ark blockchain, which can be though of as an account of sorts. Whenever you open an “account” on the Ark blockchain, you will be given a private key, which lets you interact with the blockchain, and a public key, which let others identify and interact with you.

      Immutable

      Since all information that is transmitted on the Ark blockchain is stored and secured on a wide network of computers or nodes, you can always be sure that the information presented is valid and has not been tampered with.

      Ark Supply Details

      Ark is distinguished from traditional fiat currencies due to way the supply works for most cryptocurrencies. Another interesting fact about Ark’s supply is there can be two other types of supply aside from the maximum supply. One is the total supply which indicates the amount of coins there are currently in existence. For Ark the total supply is 142757750. This is the sum of all Ark units that have been mined or created since the network’s creation. . The other one is the circulating supply which for Ark is 113443488. This can be different that the total supply due factors such as funds being locked in escrow, coins being locked in masternodes.

      How to Store Ark

      There are a few way to store your Arks , and they all involve a certain types of both physical and electronic wallets. Regardless of what kind of wallet you will use, in order to access your Ark funds you will need to have a private key and a public key. With the private key, you can access your funds and send them to whoever you like, just as long as it is an address that Ark is compatible with. Never ever disclose your Ark private key or also called private address, as this will give anyone who has it full control over your wallet. The other type of key is the public key or address, which is used for other people to send Ark to your wallet, and this one can be freely disclosed but it can be used to identify you if a name is ever associated with your public address.

      Ark Paper Wallet

      The only physical and non-electronic way to store your Ark is through a paper wallet, and this is possibly the safest way to protect your Arks. Simply write the private and public keys of your Ark wallet on a sheet of paper, however you will need access to an electronic device should you choose to send or move your Ark funds to another address. The risk here is losing or damaging the sheet of paper with your Ark public key.

      Ark Hardware Wallet

      You can store Ark on a device like a Trezor or USB drive. You are able to make online transactions by plugging them into any any net enabled device to send Ark to another address. Usually the hardware device that you store your Ark on is offline which is a great security advantage. Please conduct proper research before purchasing any hardware wallet to store Ark funds on as many are outdated or of poor quality.

      Ark Desktop Wallet

      Desktop wallets are a convenient and easy way to store your Ark coins. Find a reliable wallet software that support Ark install it on your PC and that’s pretty much it. It can be dangerous if any virus infects your PC or if any physical damage comes to it, which can result in the loss of all your Ark funds.

      Ark Online Wallet

      For online wallets, they operate in the cloud and your private and public keys for your Ark funds are stored in the cloud as well. Very handy if you plan to access it from multiple devices but they also put your Ark at great risk due to security breaches in the cloud storage which is not that unheard of.

      Ark Mobile Wallet

      The most easy-to-use method of storing Ark is on a mobile wallet. It is a simple smartphone application where you set up an account and you can use it to send Ark by scanning a QR code or even use it to pay in any shops that accept Ark. However, your Ark funds can be lost if your phone is damaged or if its security is breached.

      Ark Summary

      Ark’s network can be defined as a payment system, with accounts, transactions and balances. You can store Ark on one of the wallet types mentioned above and it will act as your own personal bank account that you are responsible of maintaining and keeping your private keys secure. Ark as a cryptocurrency allows you to make secure transactions and you can always check the transaction details by checking the Ark public ledger, if applicable. This revolutionary method of being your own bank assured that Ark and other cryptocurrencies will play a vital role in the way we conduct transactions and how we define currencies in the future.

      What you can do with Ark on CoinExchangeData.

      You can add Ark to your watchlist on our platform, in order to keep better track of its price movements. Another handy way to always be up-to-date with any prices changes is to add alerts for Ark and you can do so by set up your personalized alerts by creating an account and going to the alerts tab. Charts and price metrics for Ark are readily available and we guarantee that the information supplied by CoinExchangeData is as accurate as possible. All the volume and price information regarding Ark reflects the same information you can find on exchanges, so it is very easy to find the best exchange to purchase or sell Ark on. Our converter lets you find accurate conversion quotes for Ark against other cryptocurrencies and most traditional fiat currencies. You can use it to see if exchanging Ark for another digital currency can be a more profitable investment or just to check the value of your portfolio.

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