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3 Coins to Follow Closely in February

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January has almost ended, and the rally everyone was waiting for in the new year has yet to arrive. However, most coins have been relatively stable in the last month, even though they are currently experiencing a slight drop once again.

While the bear market still has an influence, there are several coins that are expected to make several significant moves in the near future. As such, they should be closely followed, as there is no telling when the bear grip will loosen. When it happens, it is more than possible that these coins will start seeing significant gains.

Three coins are especially worth investors’ attention, and those are TRON (TRX), Binance Coin (BNB), and Cardano (ADA).

TRON (TRX)

TRON is a coin that has kept making headlines throughout 2018, and its success, even within the bear market, is quite impressive. TRX even managed to climb one place higher on the list of largest cryptocurrencies by market cap, and it currently sits at the 8th spot, with a current market cap of $1,87 billion and a price of $0.027998.

While one of the reasons for this ascension is the fact that TRX is not affected by the new price drop as strongly as other coins, there are other reasons for it too. One of them is the recent announcement of a new token, BTT, which will be closely tied to BitTorrent while operating on TRON’s own blockchain.

In fact, a significant portion of BTT will be offered in a public token sale today, January 28th. Later on, in February, there will also be a BTT airdrop, targeting those users who hold some amount of TRX at the time. In other words, TRON has entered this year with plans to be just as active, innovative, and successful as it was in the previous one, which makes it worthy of keeping an eye on in February 2019.

Binance Coin (BNB)

Next, there is Binance Coin, which is currently ranked as 12th largest coin by market cap. Its price is currently at $6.79, while its market cap is below $1 billion, sitting at $877 million at the time of writing. BNB is a coin developed by the crypto exchange Binance, which has caused the coin to immediately receive not only attention but a certain dose of trust as well.

BNB serves as Binance’s native coin, and using it comes with a significant discount, which is why it is one of the most used coins on this platform. In addition, Binance Coin has recently experienced quite a boost to its market cap and price, due to the launch of Binance Jersey.

This is a new crypto exchange dedicated to serving customers from the US and Europe, and it received additional attention because it added trading pairs for crypto against EUR and GBP. Not only that, but BNB also received a lot of support from other platforms recently, which allows the coin to receive new use cases and even more usage around the world. While BNB is currently losing value due to another price drop that has affected the entire market, things are likely to improve in February.

Cardano (ADA)

Finally, there is Cardano. Similarly to TRON, Cardano is becoming quite a popular project, and it is among the best blockchains for smart contracts out there. Cardano’s creator, who is also the CEO of IOHK, Charles Hoskinson, believes that investors will not see a rally such as the one in 2017 anytime soon. That was a period of hype which has passed, and the following correction is the bear market of 2018.

While this may be true, it does not prevent cryptocurrencies from continuing their development and growing further, which is exactly what Cardano is doing. ADA is a coin which is known for its tendency to take its time, and its technology is advancing slowly but surely. Only a month ago, Hoskinson announced Cardano’s version 1.4, as well as updates for project Shelley, which aims to bring larger levels of decentralization of the coin.

All of this is scheduled to happen in Q1 of this year, meaning that Cardano is a coin that will see a significant amount of activity in February and the following months.

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GDA Capital in Conversation About the Future of Digital Assets at Global Family Office Summit

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GDA Capital organized the quarterly Global Family Office Summit this week. The event was held virtually with a number of technology leaders and high net worth investors who discussed issues such as education, trust and responsibility to give back. Among these were insightful conversations with Dubai-based Dalma Capital’s CEO Zachari Cefaratti, Holt Fintech Accelerator founder Brendan Hold Dunn, Global Data Sentinel CEO and White City Ventures Chairman of the Board Shahal Khan, and Elitium CEO Raoul Milhado, among others. Participants were also given access to off-market opportunities to invest in novel technologies.

Will Bartlett, GDA Capital’s Director of Research, headlined the event by focusing on tech in the modern economy, and identifying six sectors where new technologies can make a lasting impact: robotics, space, biotech, machine learning, quantum computing, and blockchain. In the context of blockchain, he discussed how digital assets are a hedge against traditional financial markets. “Cryptocurrencies have no exposure to stock market returns, macroeconomic factors, or returns of currencies and commodities,” Bartlett said.

More so, Bartlett believes that new models for digital assets such as DigitalBits’ branded stablecoins are key to the development of the field. These currencies replace traditional rewards and loyalty point systems that are commonly used by household brands by porting them to the blockchain. Meanwhile, they rely on brand…

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Chainwire Launches Blockchain-Focused Automated Press Release Distribution Service

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TEL AVIV, Israel, 13th October, 2020, // ChainWire //

MarketAcross, a world leader in blockchain public relations and marketing services, is pleased to announce the launch of Chainwire, an automated press release distribution service which provides guaranteed coverage and in-depth reports. Chainwire will be a one-stop-shop for the distribution of press releases in the cryptocurrency and blockchain sector. The launch marks the first time that advertisers can reach leading publications in the crypto media with the click of a button. 

While most industries have some kind of PR newswire service, the cryptocurrency sector has become a victim of its own rapid pace of growth over recent years. Since the ICO boom of 2017, there has been a proliferation of blockchain and crypto-focused projects, exchanges, investment firms, and marketing agencies, along with niche news and informational content sites. 

However, the infrastructure to connect this complex ecosystem has been slow to come up to speed, meaning that existing newswire services don’t reach their target audience. It’s estimated that one in five people own cryptocurrencies, so there is currently a significant missed opportunity to reach a massive global readership. 

As a newswire service dedicated to the crypto and blockchain space, Chainwire aims to address this gap. Press releases are distributed to leading publications, offering guaranteed coverage to reach audiences worldwide. The system is integrated with publishers and blogs, enabling accurate reporting via a user-friendly dashboard. It also…

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Messari Adds DigitalBits (XDB) & Branded Currencies to its Registry

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One of the top providers of crypto data and research tools on digital assets Messari has announced the addition of DigitalBits (XDB) to the Messari Registry. As a participant, DigitalBits governing body, the XDB Foundation will be providing regular updates and commit to transparency. The DigitalBits blockchain was built to support consumer digital assets – branded currencies.  As the company stated, “a global, legacy digital asset class, branded currencies play a vital role in consumer-brand interactions, and account for billions of dollars in value.  Branded currencies issued on the DigitalBits blockchain will also be included within the Messari Registry.”

Additionally, Messari and the XDB Foundation “may explore the buildout of a novel registry to accommodate branded currencies tokenized on DigitalBits. This registry would address issues consumers face when determining the legitimacy of branded currencies and their respective organizations,” the announcement said today.  The goal is to provide a standardized framework for organizations leveraging branded currencies, certifying asset legitimacy, and clearly outlining characteristics including but not limited to asset issuance and organization identity.

Commenting on the news, Messari representatives said they recognize the potential for the use of branded currencies to grow in the future as more enterprises embrace blockchain technology. Ben O’Neill, Vice President, BD & Operations at Messari said the Registry will help all…

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