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TRON announces generous Airdrop of 30m TRX for Ethereum community

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Tron has launched an airdrop for the Ethereum network community; the digital asset is still being tested and will be distributed to the Ethereum users soon. The TRX tokens airdrop will introduce 30M TRX project and show the advantages that people using the Ethereum network will get from the project.

If we recall, the Ethereum community has been very supportive to TRON during the ERC20 phase, and the company wishes to show their appreciation to the users by airdropping 30M TRX to them.

However, there is a catch — not an unfair one, though. The beneficially of this offer will be all active users of Ethereum network who will be having a balance of over 1E after 1st January 2018. The 30M TRX is worthy approximately USD$ 1.7M.

Advantages of TRON over Ethereum

Ethereum network has some challenges and limitations that TRON aims at rectifying. The new technology comes at a point when there has been a rivalry between Justin sun and Vitalik Buterin. Justin Sun, the founder of TRON, has recently been quoted claiming that TRON is way much better than Ethereum, but on the other hand, Vitalik Buterin feels that TRON does not have any creativity and is just an idea copied from Ethereum.

Diving into TRON’s 30m TRX airdrop deeper

It is projected that TRON will carry out more transactions than Ethereum, although some people feel that the features of TRON makes it easier and faster but do not take to account the efficiency of transactions. Subsequently, coming back to the TRON airdrop, all distribution of 30M TRX will be done automatically to the users of Etherium, and the customers will not be required to pay or provide any pin — now that’s a hint to users that they must not get trapped by scammers with this news later. The rewards given to the customers will range between 10 to 100 TRX tokens, which users could get converted to primary net tokens later.

Around 600,000 users will benefit from this rewards; this means that a significant portion of the outstanding 65 billion TRX tokens will remain unused. Subsequently, the owners of TRX tokens will have the right to participate in the various decision-making process such as voting of delegates and multiple types of nodes, although it is not entirely clear if the token owners will have interest in this project.

TRX at the moment

In regards to TRX’s current value, the news about the airdrop did not change the recovery of TRX market price much. There is recovery, but the recovery is still quite slow.

Currently, the market price of TRX is just above $0.05 (ranked 13th), but it is predicted that by the end of this year, the amount might rise as high as $1, which is a logic rate that has previously been attained by other projects such as Cardano (ADA) and Stellar (XLM). Indeed, if TRX can achieve the projected price of $ 1, considering it contains 65 billion tokens, it might displace Ripple (XRP). And become even the more successful project than Ethereum; now that’s way too far, right?

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TRON Partnership Involves Cloud Computing

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It has been almost an entire week since Justin Sun, the founder of TRON (TRX), announced a new big partnership for this cryptocurrency. His Twitter announcement did not provide a lot of information, except for the fact that the TRON partnership is with an industry giant worth tens of billions of dollars.

Even so, the entire crypto community started speculating about the new partner’s identity. Soon after the announcement, a new rumor emerged, claiming that the identity of an unnamed corporation was uncovered. According to the rumor, TRON’s new partner is none other than Baidu, one of the largest tech giants of China, which also represents this country’s largest internet search provider.

Baidu is often viewed as China’s version of Google, and if the rumors of a partnership with this company turn out to be true, this will be a big game-changer for TRON.

However, in days following the announcement, new reports started coming in with claims that the partnership will not revolve around blockchain technology. Instead, ODaily reported that the alleged partnership between TRON and Baidu will be focused on cloud computing. The report claims that TRON will be purchasing computing resources from Baidu.

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Will Ripple (XRP) advocacy hike affect bitcoin dominance of China?

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Currently, China is leading in Bitcoin mining industry by far, second to none for bitcoin mining power. Literally, it’s contributing over 70% of the network’s hash rate (a term that is used in describing the total processing power of a blockchain network). But how Ripple fits in here and what it has to do with that? We’ll talk about that a bit later below, let’s cover some in-depth facts about China’s dominance over Bitcoin first.

It’s a near-complete dominance by China on the BTC mining grid that has made it responsible for mining a majority of circulating bitcoins. A Beijing-based company, Bitmain Technologies, is highly responsible for extracting the significant part – more than half of the globe’s bitcoin, and alone, it has approached 50% of the total hash rate more than once.

The fact that China is controlling a majority of Bitcoin hash rate, clearly tells that it has the power of manipulating or merely destroy the bitcoin network if it gets enough support should it decide to take such a move. Therefore, this has led to serious concerns among countries including the US that China might get an edge in this cryptocurrency industry and possibly becoming a potential threat.

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Ravencoin (RVN) Surges Following Binance Listing

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While most cryptocurrencies today still remain unstable and at the edge of falling into the red, there are some coins that are doing significantly better. One such coin is Ravencoin (RVN), which has surged by over 26% in the last 24 hours.

About Ravencoin

Ravencoin came to be as a hard fork of Bitcoin and was inspired by a popular book series-turned-television programme, Game of Thrones. The coin’s developers decided to make Ravencoin an open-source project that provides users with the ability to declare assets on their platform. The platform itself is decentralized, transparent, and secure.

Just as Game of Thrones’ ravens are used for spreading the news and truth, Ravencoin hopes to become a carrier of truth regarding the ownership of assets on the blockchain.

Ravencoin’s main use case is for performing P2P transfers, while it prioritizes security, autonomy, user privacy, and control. Additionally, as a coin fighting for truth and transparency, it also stands against censorship.

Ravencoin got listed on Binance prior to MainNet launch

Following the last week’s announcement that Ravencoin is getting officially listed on Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange ba trading volume, Ravencoin experienced a large price surge. At one point, the surge took the coin’s value up by over 31%. At the time of writing, however, the coin is still growing, with an increase of 26.15% in the last 24 hours.

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