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NEO vs EOS – The Rivalry Continues

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The concept of rivalry is old and can be found in all aspects of life and business. Despite the fact that cryptocurrencies are still considered to be a new technology, even they already have several rivalries within the market. The biggest one, of course, is the one of NEO vs EOS.

Although the two projects are pretty different from one another when you dig more deeply, these two are locked in a competition with the goal of replacing Ethereum. In time, the goal of killing off ETH has become as important to the coins’ communities as the development of the coins themselves.

EOS made a big step when it managed to surpass Litecoin on CoinMarketCap’s list of biggest coins. This has occurred months ago, and EOS managed to hold on to the fifth place despite the bear market of 2018.

NEO, on the other hand, is pretty similar to ETH itself in a lot of aspects. It came to be as AntShares, but it soon rebranded to a new form, which is NEO that we all know and love today. It became a platform with a focus on creating dApps, and it threatens to replace Ethereum in this regard. While Ethereum still remains the second largest coin, many have criticized its dApps, claiming that they lack in quality, even though their number is far superior to that of NEO or EOS.

Even so, ETH still holds the title and remains the top blockchain in the dApp development. However, this might not always be so, and many believe that it will eventually be surpassed by one of the two rivals.

NEO vs EOS: Who will kill off ETH first?

To see which project has the best chance of replacing ETH, we should first take a look at their performance. Ethereum, for example, performs very poorly, despite the fact that it is officially the second largest coin. Ever since it was launched, it was only ever capable of processing about 15 TPS. While it performs twice as good as Bitcoin, this is still a large scalability problem.

As a consequence, the coin’s fees have skyrocketed ever since.

On the other hand, there is EOS. Despite the fact that it started off as an ERC-20 token on Ethereum’s network, it is still capable of processing around 1000 TPS, courtesy of its MainNet. Then, there is NEO, that can achieve as much as 10,000 TPS, which is something that ETH cannot even dream of. This makes NEO the fastest alternative to ETH.

On the other hand, EOS has no transaction fees, which makes it better than both NEO and ETH in that regard.

The technology

Now that we are done with performance, it is time to take a look at their technology. One thing that makes these three platforms the same is their desire to dominate the development of dApps. Ethereum is often considered to be the one responsible for their popularity. Even so, for the longest time, ETH has been using PoW, which is responsible for its scalability issues.

There are plans for ETH to implement new technology, likely Zilliqua’s Sharding tech, and if it does, its scalability will likely improve.

NEO, on the other hand, uses a delegated Byzantine Fault Tolerant mechanism, which is basically an improved version of PoS. This is a much more practical solution, which is responsible for NEO being more scalable than ETH.

Finally, EOS uses the pure PoS, which allows it to be faster than ETH, but is still behind NEO. Once again, NEO wins the comparison.

The market situation

While NEO has proven to be superior in nearly every aspect so far, this is the area where it seriously loses to both ETH and EOS. Ethereum has been the second largest crypto for years now, surpassed only by Bitcoin. Close behind is EOS, at the 5th spot, which is the place it has held for a few months now, ever since it surpassed Litecoin. However, NEO is not even in the top 10 anymore.

Instead, the coin is barely balancing on the 14th spot at the moment. Although, it is nothing unusual to see it sink to the rank of 15 every now and then. Obviously, despite all its flaws, Ethereum still manages to hold on to its title and success. In the meanwhile, the NEO vs EOS rivalry continues, with both coins having their strengths and weaknesses, and both trying to be the one who will finally kill off Ethereum.

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3 Altcoins That Are Outperforming Bitcoin and Will Likely Face Consequences

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The crypto market is going through a period of massive recovery in the past few months, which has caused the investors’ optimism to return. While all eyes are on Bitcoin (BTC), as usual, the largest coin seems to be struggling with a major resistance level at $8,000 at the moment. While this level was breached a few times now, every breach resulted in a correction.

At the time of writing, BTC is approaching this level yet again, with its current price being at $7,985,79, and rising further. The price managed to grow by 1.06% in the last 24 hours, and will undoubtedly hit $8,000 in a matter of hours, if not sooner.

However, while Bitcoin continues to remain volatile and struggles with waves of growth and decline, there are some altcoins that are not following its path. Of course, most of them are performing in pretty much the same manner as BTC, as they always had. But, a few coins have actually managed to outperform Bitcoin in recent months.

While optimists believe that this might lead to decoupling from Bitcoin — something that only Binance Coin (BNB) managed to pull off up to this point — it is likely that there will be consequences for these cryptos. This likely means that a price drop for these specific coins awaits somewhere in the near future, as outperforming BTC…

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Why Binance May Be Crucial for Tron (Trx) to Reach $1

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TRON (TRX) has been one of the most popular crypto projects in the past year. The coin has received a lot of attention from the entire crypto community, and although the impressions may differ —  the fact is that TRX is one of the most talked-about coins, even today.

However, while the project managed to achieve a lot in less than a year — launch its MainNet, start multiple massive projects, launch dozens of dApps, hundreds of smart contracts, its own DEX, new token, and more — its price remains quite low. Undoubtedly, one of the reasons for this is its massive supply. TRX circulating supply is over 66 billion coins, while the total supply is over 99 billion.

Even so, the coin is believed to be massively undervalued, with its current price sitting at $0.028129, according to TradingView. This price, together with a market cap of $1.88 billion, pushed the coin out of the list of top 10 largest cryptocurrencies, and it currently sits at 11th spot. But, many believe that this is not a permanent position for TRON. In fact, its community believes that it is only a matter of time before TRON rises through the ranks, and its price hits $1. And, the way for the coin to achieve this is believed to be through Binance.

TRON and Binance

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Why Tron (TRX) Price Won’t Remain Low for Long

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TRON (TRX) has been one of the most popular cryptocurrencies in recent years. The project has achieved a tremendous amount of success in less than a year, and while the first birthday of its MainNet is approaching, TRON certainly continues to impress to this day.

With that said, its price is still noticeably low, and many would agree that the project is heavily undervalued. The low price even allowed other projects to push it out of the top 10 list, with TRX currently being the 11th largest cryptocurrency by market cap. However, it is likely that TRON will not remain undervalued forever, and that its price might soon see a surge that its entire community has been waiting for, for a long time now.

Why TRX might see growth soon

As many undoubtedly know, TRON is a lot more than just a cryptocurrency. It has developed a massive ecosystem, which offers a development platform for coins, smart contracts, and dApps. It also acquired BitTorrent last year for its Project Atlas, which will allow torrent users to earn crypto through participation in content sharing.

For this purpose, it also launched BitTorrent (BTT) token, which saw its launch on January 28, 2019 on Binance Launchpad. This was dubbed the most successful ICO in history at the time, although several coins launched since then have broken its record.

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