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Justin Sun: The 5 most thought-provoking facts about the TRON CEO

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Whenever a company is shining brightly in the business world, we want to know what’s the name behind the outstanding idea, and of course, how did they do it. That in fact, is the exact case of what we are anxious to know regarding Tron, the blockchain-based decentralized protocol that is currently a shining star on the content entertainment platforms.

The acclaimed name is no more than TRON CEO Justin Sun, a figure that is not that new in the technology landscape since it was educated by the Alibaba founder himself, Jack Ma.

Sun, has created his very own name in the field of technologies, and currently, is one of the most successful businessmen in the world, being also the CEO of the popular app for voice streaming, Peiwo.

The app has a user pool of over 10 million people around the world and plans to consolidate itself as the ruler of the market. However, is this what makes of Justin Sun a remarkable name in the cryptocurrency world? Let’s determine that together!

The lab affiliation between Tron and Ripple propitiated by Justin Sun

An interesting fact in the cryptocurrency world is the rotation to a newer encrypted coin the users do once the old one starts not satisfying them, an action that seems very natural these days.

But something even more interesting is what happens when a person related to specific crypto, decides to take on another path and creates a similar yet better product.

As a matter of fact, that’s the case of Sun and his not-so-finished relation with Ripple, a coin that seems to have inspired him in the creation of the platform that now Tron is.

Sun still serves as the Chief Representative and Advisor of Ripple’s Lab, at the time that he leads TRX, the currently robust cryptocurrency ranked number 13  in the market. The connection between both currencies results evident, as well as how now they compete for the same target.

The possibility of a TRX rising price

In the cryptocurrency environment an increasing price it is always a possibility, but that’s actually the opposite of what’s been happening lately. All of the cryptocurrencies have been falling off their prices, taking it even to worrying scenarios.

Sun, on the other hand, is very familiar with the right marketing strategies to apply, and due to that, he has leaded TRX to a substantial gain of 5.7 only in the past 24 hours.

Similarly, the decentralized entertainment platform concept that Tron suggests guarantees a solid behavior and a great user’s acceptance in the near future.

The launch of Main Net, a strategy designed by Sun

The CEO thinks a gradual network would put Tron in the place where it actually belongs, that is in fact, the reason behind the previous launch programmed for the Main Net.

This smart move will transform the platform into another based on the full node running, which will cause at the same time, seamless transactions, and custom digital assets. The result will be a higher efficiency and a similar behavior to any outstanding blockchain decentralized platform.

The potential threat that Sun’s invention represents for Facebook

Tron wants to provide the users with everything the conventional platforms cannot, for example, the users will be able to publish everything they want to without having to worry about the censorship that characterizes social media platforms like Facebook; and even better, they could even obtain gains out of this, so is definitely a platform designed thinking of the user.

Additionally, privacy will be guaranteed on the platform, a feature of which every user is thankful for, and of course, the main characteristic that puts Tron right on the track of success.

The strategy of the price that Tron (TRX) defined

Currently, the price of Tron (TRX) is under the value of 1 dollar, but this is in fact, a well-thought move designed by the CEO Justin Sun.

The strategy seems clear, while the price is accessible more people will be willing to invest in the coin, creating significant traffic around the platform. Similarly, the game plan is to engage micro-payment traders, as they don’t represent a threat to the use wallet.

Finally, with all the activity around the entertainment market, the future for this cryptocurrency platform is and will be on the rise.

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Disclaimer: This article should not be taken as, and is not intended to provide, investment advice. Global Coin Report and/or its affiliates, employees, writers, and subcontractors are cryptocurrency investors and from time to time may or may not have holdings in some of the coins or tokens they cover. Please conduct your own thorough research before investing in any cryptocurrency and read our full disclaimer.

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Reasons Why You Are Much Safer When Crypto Trading on Dexes

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While many cryptocurrencies aim to bring the change to the world by bringing full decentralization, one aspect of the crypto space still remains mostly centralized, and that is the way they are exchanged. Most crypto exchanges are centralized companies, where traders and investors need to deposit their coins for safekeeping. This is a risky way to handle the funds, as exchanges remain susceptible to hacks and theft, as many realized recently, after the hack of the world’s largest exchange by trading volume, Binance.

During the hack, around 7,000 BTC (over $40 million) was taken, and sent to multiple wallets, never to be seen again — for now, at least. The hack also came as quite a shock, as Binance was known for its efficiency, security, and high levels of confidence. It also made people realize that their coins are not really theirs if they need to rely on third parties, such as exchanges, to keep them safe. As a result, many are now turning away from centralized exchanges, and are heading towards decentralized ones — also known as DEXes.

Here are some reasons why you might want to consider doing the same.

1. True ownership of your coins

The crypto community has a saying: “not your keys, not your coins.” The saying is now more relevant than ever, but it does not apply on DEXes. Decentralized exchanges

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Crypto Billionaire Predicts Massive Price Growth by 2021

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Crypto prices are once again going up, and Bitcoin has just passed a major resistance level at $6,000. With a situation like that, it is not surprising that everyone in the crypto community is looking forward to the future, wondering what to expect in years to come. Many experts have already given their predictions, some more optimistic than others, but almost all bullish.

Crypto billionaire Mike Novogratz has always been very supportive of cryptocurrencies, and very bullish on Bitcoin. He recently stated that he sees the coins’ prices triple in the following 18 months, meaning that Bitcoin’s return to $20,000 might not be far away, according to him.

He noted that Bitcoin is back to $6,000 after its price hit as low as $3,100 only a few months ago. These days, Novogratz does not believe Bitcoin will return to such lows unless there is a devastating exchange hack or a major shift in regulations. Of course, there was a big hack that had the potential to damage the coin’s price, only days ago. The world’s largest crypto exchange by trading volume, Binance, saw a significant security breach which resulted in a theft of 7,000 BTC.

However, so far, the coin did not react negatively to this incident. While Novogratz believed that such an event would shatter the new confidence in BTC, it simply did not happen. However, he…

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TokenRoll (TKR) Platform Will Take Online Casinos to the Next Level

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Corporate executives are turning to blockchain technology more than ever in an attempt to revolutionize the business world.  Although blockchain is still a relatively new concept, that hasn’t stopped more and more companies from jumping on the bandwagon.  This hot new technology has quickly gained a reputation for providing greater transparency, enhanced security, improved traceability, increased efficiency, and low costs.  One industry that could certainly benefit from decentralization is the online gambling market, specifically, online casinos.  TokenRoll (TKR) has developed a platform that appears to offer a promising alternative to centralized casinos.

Problems with Centralized Casinos

The primary reason why blockchain technology is being implemented so quickly is because it solves a lot of the problems typically associated with the traditional business model.  And online casinos are no different.  It still needs to be said that centralized casinos have proven that there is a great demand for online gambling.  The market is growing faster than anyone could have predicted, and future opportunities appear very promising and lucrative.  But industries are continually evolving and this one is no different.

A few of the problems facing centralized casinos include the following:

  • Little to no transparency
  • Consumer lack of confidence
  • Privacy concerns
  • 48-72 hour wait time for withdrawals

These are four monumental issues that need to be addressed quickly given the global growth of the market.  Casinos need to…

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