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EOS (EOS) problems are benefiting Tron (TRX) and Cardano (ADA)

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At the time when EOS began its operations in the crypto-market, it was regarded as the platform that would outdo Ethereum. In fact, it was even called “the Ethereum killer” in its ICO times. Both EOS and Ethereum are similar due to the fact that they are platforms that offer the creation and launch of DApps. Right now, the ambition of EOS trying to outdo Ethereum seems not to be achievable due to some factors and issues that surround it at the moment.

Firstly, one of the problems that deter the ambition of EOS is voting. The way EOS handles its voting seems quite complicated for an ordinary voter. The voting process of EOS has dramatically reduced the required percentage need for the launch of its MainNet.

Even though EOS voting is supposed to increase the level of security the platform has, its difficulty has raised more concerns and arguments. It has also introduced negative implications. When comparing the voting process of EOS with other blockchain platforms like Tron (TRX), there is a big difference.

The voting process of Tron (TRX) looks more favorable than EOS. This could impede the value of EOS and also decrease its market position. In the crypto-market, most investors value easiness, and if other platforms like Tron (TRX) are not too complicated, then they may be the most favorable option for them.

Secondly, the issues regarding the MainNet launch of EOS stirred a lot of controversies. The issues from exposed vulnerabilities to crash less than two days after the MainNet went live were the ones encountered on EOS MainNet.

Recent issues regarding EOS platform were the ones that had to do with constitutional crises in which the blockchain producers froze some accounts. The freezing of these accounts occurred at the time when there wasn’t any legal set-up by the block producers, i.e., they didn’t possess any constitutional power to carry out the action officially.

The freezing of accounts made several investors turn elsewhere for a more decentralized apps platform. At the moment, most investors are turning to Tron (TRX) and Cardano (ADA) due to the fact that these two platforms seem more decentralized than EOS after the highlighted issues.

Furthermore, there is the problem of investors who just HODL and do not partake in the voting process; they may lose some of their digital coins in the future as the token is considering blocking accounts that stay inactive for three years. There seem to be many powers at the beckon of EOS producers which delays DApps developers. DApp developers are now turning to Ethereum, Cardano (ADA) and Tron (TRX) to prevent further delays.

EOS is a good platform, but it might lose its place in the crypto-world due to its complications. As it stands now, the chances of dethroning Ethereum looks slim. Ethereum on its own is more decentralized, and it has lots of DApps developers on its platform.

For any investor in the crypto-market, Tron (TRX) and Cardano (ADA) seem to be superior platforms than EOS. Tron on its own is seeking to be the head in terms of decentralization. However, Tron’s CEO, Justin Sun made it clear in an interview with Huobi talk that Tron aims to be the spotlight in the decentralized internet.

On the other hand, Cardano is still working on its aims, but it is slowly doing this to make sure that its platform does not encounter the problems that other blockchain platforms (like EOS) face today.

This is not to say that EOS is not a futuristic platform – it is! Currently, it has a massive community worldwide, and with the money it has accrued so far, it has a good chance to contend and strive in the crypto-market. But the token needs to work tirelessly so that others (like Tron and Cardano) do not succeed in attracting its believers because of disappointment.

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How is the Crypto Market Changing?

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It has been around a month and a half since the start of 2019, and there are already some pretty obvious changes in the way the crypto market operates, especially when compared to the last year. Early 2018 was almost a complete opposite. The previous year started with cryptocurrencies at their strongest, only to see them crashing down after a few weeks. Back then, the ICO model was still quite strong, and so was the hype surrounding the crypto space. New investors kept entering the space, and new startups emerged with their tokens ready to be sold.

As the year progressed, things started to change. The prices continued to drop, the ICO model went down from around $1.4 billion in raised funds at the beginning of the year to only $100 million in the last month.

The ICO model lost investors’ trust, as many of the projects turned out to be either too weak to survive after the crypto winter struck, or scams which tricked investors out of their money and disappeared. Not to mention that the increase in ICOs popularity attracted the regulators who cracked down on them pretty hard, especially in the US.

With all of that happening, it is of a small surprise that the investors started giving up on ICOs, especially with the constant drops in prices which saw even the largest coins…

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Understanding the Uses of Different Types Of Cryptocurrencies

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Cryptocurrencies – a term which has become incredibly prominent in the mainstream media during recent years due to the proliferation of Bitcoin millionaires. As a result, the new form of currency has earned an almost infamous status. However, as with any major step forward, there is still much confusion regarding the use of cryptocurrencies, what different types of innovative electronic cash exist and what they might mean for the future.

We’re putting all of this to rest as we explain what each of the leading cryptocurrencies can do.

Bitcoin

The most popular form of cryptocurrency, Bitcoin was first thought up in 2008 by the elusive and still unknown creator, Satoshi Nakamoto, who published the whitepaper online.

It took almost a decade for the cryptocurrency to reach its peak, but in December 2017 a single Bitcoin roughly exchanged for the price of $17,000, meaning anyone who held a substantial amount of the electronic cash became significantly wealthy.

In its early years, the cryptocurrency was strictly used as an alternative for cash transactions, and predominantly for trading goods and services. However as it has increased in popularity, its range of uses has also widened, now deployed for a variety of purposes including acting as collateral for investments at merchant banks, a direct debit for subscriptions services and most notably for sports betting.

Ripple

Bitcoin’s closest source of competition, Ripple was founded…

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New DoJ Ruling May Cripple Gambling dApps

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A new decision made by the US Justice Department has expanded restrictions regarding online gambling in the US affecting gambling dApps. While the Federal Wire Act of 1961 prohibited online gambling regarding sports since 2011, the new decision expanded on this, and it now includes all forms of internet gambling. Unfortunately for many, this now also includes cryptocurrencies.

The new decision came due to considerable difficulties when it comes to guaranteeing that only interstate betting will take place and that payments will not be routed via different states.

The new announcement was explained in a 23-page-long opinion issued by the Department of Justice’s legal team, which pointed out that the 2011 decision misinterpreted the law. According to that decision, transferring funds was to be considered a violation, but data transfers were not included. By exploiting this oversight, it was possible for gamblers to turn to internet gambling. Unsurprisingly, many have realized this early on, including startups, as well as large, established firms. This, of course, also included cryptocurrency companies as well.

The new decision changes what is allowed online

The decision to include all forms of internet gambling is a massive hit in the…

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