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EOS (EOS) Has the Evolution Airdrop for Fair Voting

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It all started two weeks ago when EOS dev team announced via Steemit that they are planning on establishing fair block production voting. Apparently, ever since three weeks ago, when Bitfinex and Huobi have announced that they are going to become block producers on EOS network, the dev team new that they need to find the solution for establishing fair block production voting, that way preventing great market exchanges like Bitfinex and Huobi to set their hegemony in the voting system of the EOS network. That’s how EOS dev team realized that the time has come to have an airdrop, called Evolution Airdrop. Let’s see what good Evolution Airdrop could do for EOS.

EOS and Establishing Fair Block Production Voting

It is essential for all holders and investors to know that they are acquiring more than just units of a digital asset when buying EOS. Apparently, by owning units of EOS, you become eligible for voting, meaning that you are entering the system of block production by having a certain amount of EOS units.

Naturally, the system works in a way that allows you to vote but only proportionally to the number of tokens you have in your wallet. Besides, the amount of your EOS is at the same part a part of a public digital wallet where it serves the purpose of voting in favor or against a certain project, system suggestion or any other proposed action on the EOS network.

Since Huobi and Bitfinex represent one of the biggest exchange networks in the market and among the crypto community, EOS wants to prevent these exchanges from having a massive power over EOS network, knowing that these networks would be able to buy great amounts of EOS units, which would consequently allow them to acquire a great power of voting, proportionally to their amounts of EOS.

However, EOS has found a simple way to make sure that there would be equality and fair token distribution across the network by organizing an airdrop that took place on May 10th.

Before releasing the airdrop, EOS made sure to explain to all holders and investors why the Evolution Airdrop is taking place, as well as how you can become a part of it, in order to aid in establishing a fair ecosystem on the EOS network where voting wouldn’t be taken advantage of  by massive exchange markets like Bitfinex and Huobi.

EOS and the Evolution Airdrop

In the spirit of establishing fair block production voting and making sure that great exchange markets like Bitfinex and Huobi won’t be able to hold a monopoly over the EOS network while controlling the inflow of their profit, EOS dev team has had another announcement on Steemit, seven days ago, on May 4th.

On this occasion, the team has answered the question: Why and Airdrop?

That is how they have explained to the public that the Evolution Airdrop doesn’t represent an ICO, but works in a way that will allow all tokens to get evenly and equitably distributed across the network, that way honoring fairness, decentralization and the crypto community.

The airdrop took place today, around 5 pm, on May 10th, and Evolution Tokens will be equally distributed through the following months with two separate airdrops, the Initial Airdrop that took place on May 10th and Scale Airdrop, that will take place afterward in the following months.

The public will be additionally informed about the next airdrop. There will be 5 billion Evolution Tokens, of which 4.5 billion will be distributed across the network during the next following months, that way preventing exchange markets like Bitfinex and Huobi to establish their hegemony on EOS ecosystem.

How is EOS doing at the Current Moment?

As of a couple of days ago, on May 9th, a good number of currencies started to follow the latest trend, meaning that a significant portion of cryptos was trading in the green. We can see this trend persisting even today, so EOS, along with the majority of tokens and coins, is going up against the dollar while trading in the green.

After the most recent change in the market, the coin has has gone down for 10% against the dollar last 24 hours (following the current market trend, all coins are going down), which is a significant movement in oppose to its performance noted in the last 60 days.

Still holding onto its newly acquired spot as the fifth-best currency, EOS can currently be traded at the price of 13.73$ per one unit, which has dragged the coin quite away from its latest record price of 21.40$ per one unit as set back at the end of April.

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Aluna.Social is a Compelling Social Platform for Crypto Traders and Investors

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When one thinks about the social media landscape, the companies that first come to mind are most likely Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Snapchat.  These platforms are a great way to stay connected with friends, families, and colleagues, especially when geographic distance is a factor.  But, in addition to just chatting about life in general and sharing pictures, social media can be used to bridge the information gap that exists within the investment community.

Over the last decade, many trading offices have been established in large cities all over the world which allow solo traders and investors to pay a monthly fee in exchange for a workspace.  The real benefit to trading in these offices is to participate in the free flow of trading ideas and information.  Proprietary trading is one of the most challenging careers to be successful at and the exchange of ideas is almost required in order to succeed.  Traders at hedge funds and investment banks work in teams so why shouldn’t remote traders?

While these trading offices are a great way to help bridge the information gap, Aluna.Social may provide an even better way, especially as it relates to cryptocurrency trading.

Mission Statement

Aluna.Social, founded by Alvin Lee and Henrique Matias, is a multi-exchange social trading terminal for crypto traders and investors.  The goal of the platform is to help newcomers shorten their learning curve,…

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CoinFlip Scores Big with BRD Wallet Partnership

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As the crypto markets move closer to mass adoption, one of the keys for future success will revolve around attracting as many market participants as possible.  While many crypto users are extremely tech oriented, a lot of those on the sidelines are not.  The cause of waiting on the sidelines could be due to a variety of reasons such as fear of the unknown, lack of knowledge, age, or a combination of all of the above.  In order to entice new users to join the crypto revolution, crypto ATMs are rising up across the country.  Of those, the largest and most influential crypto ATM company by a significant margin is CoinFlip.

In early October, CoinFlip announced on its Twitter that it had officially partnered with BRD Wallet to re-introduce their crypto ATM map.  Now, BRD wallet users will be able to locate their nearest CoinFlip ATM and receive a 10% discount for both buys and sells.  BRD brand awareness is growing quickly within the crypto community thanks to its innovative and entrepreneurial spirit.  The team strongly believes in the value of financial freedom and independence, and want to empower people across the world by leveraging the possibilities that Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies provide.

Cryptocurrencies are already making a huge difference around the world.  Citizens of Venezuela, a country devastated by rampant inflation, have been using several cryptocurrencies…

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Cryptocurrency Collateralized Debt Positions Are Growing in Popularity

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While Bitcoin (BTC) continues to hover around the magical 10,000 price level, altcoins continue to fight an uphill battle.  Simply put, hopes of a future bull run continue to diminish as Bitcoin maintains its dominance.  One school of thought is that a few altcoins will survive and flourish, but which ones are anyone’s guess.  That being said, it’s hard to go wrong picking against the top coins like Ethereum (ETH), Ripple (XRP), Litecoin (LTC), and EOS.  These projects have managed to find a foothold in the market and have a better chance than most of staying there.  While traders wait for their positions to increase in value, one opportunity that may be worth looking at is initiating a collateralized debt position.

What is a Cryptocurrency CDP?

In traditional terms, a CDP is essentially putting up collateral in order to receive a loan against the deposited amount.  There are several examples of this in our day to day lives.  Auto title loans from large companies like TitleMax are extremely popular with consumers.  Consumers are essentially able to use their car as collateral in exchange for a cash payment which can then be used for whatever needs the consumer has.  The consumer can continue using their car as long as debt payments are made.

The same concept applies to cryptocurrency CDPs.  Consumers are able to put up crypto tokens, such as…

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