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Yet again, during a tweet by the CEO of Tron, Justin Sun, the Tron foundation announced the burn of ERC-20 tokens. It is important to know that this will be the 5th set of ERC20 TRX tokens that have been burnt by Tron after the launch of its MainNet. According to Sun’s tweet, the ERC tokens burnt was roughly 4.9 billion – the coin burn occurred last week, on Thursday, Sept 13.

Tron’s Token Burn

Tron’s MainNet was launched on July 25th, and since then, Tron has continued to burn some of its old tokens.  According to Tron Foundation, the coin burn is regarded as the final phase of the Tron’s complete migration from Ethereum’s protocol.

As mentioned earlier, the 5th set of TRX tokens have been burned; the first set of tokens burned during Tron’s mainNet launch was approximately $50 million.

Due to the fact that about 4,917,487,036.059613 ERC20 TRX tokens have burned recently, Tron Foundation stated this in a blog post:

Currently, TRON mainnet runs smoothly, there are 1058 nodes around the world, block height: 2309162 (As of 18:45, September, 13, SGT), token migration is still in process, meanwhile TRON will keep Tronics informed, thank you for your support.”

Nevertheless, the Foundation didn’t fail to state the reason why another token was burned, which is to decrease and control the number of TRX tokens in circulation, to avoid mix-ups and increase the value of TRX in the crypto market.

Tron’s community on their part expressed their feelings and opinions, which weren’t positive enough as they weren’t excited with the recent token burn.

Moving forward, after the launch of Tron’s MainNet, the blockchain firm has increasingly been supported by different FinTech companies and Exchanges – as, it succeeded in getting featured on Wallets such as SatoWallet, Cobinhood, etc.

Tron Continues to Grow Riding on its Recent Developments

Not too long ago, Sun announced that Tron (TRX) had achieved greater heights as the number of accounts on its MainNet has exceeded those on EOS MaiNet, despite EOS MaiNNet being in the game for a while now.

Lots of crypto enthusiasts have noticed that the main reason why Tron has been able to surpass its predecessors and get lots of accounts on its MainNet was that it permitted Twitter and other social network users to send TRX within themselves.

Let’s not forget that Tron (TRX) got listed on ChangeHero and Instant crypto exchange platform, just recently. Nonetheless, Tron’s daily transaction has reached nearly one-third of Ethereum’s transaction. A tweet by TRX Colony reads,

TRX stared Aug. with only 30,100 transactions a day. By the end of the month, the average of daily transactions was nearly 1/3 that of Ethereum. Tron is the fastest growing coin; this rocket ain’t stopping for anyone.”

Subsequently, as it’s no secret to anyone, Tron has also acquired BitTorrent, which is often regarded as one of the greatest achievements in the crypto space. The blockchain firm has also optimized its feat with the launch of its Virtual Machine. The CEO of Tron, Justin Sun stated this during the launch of its Virtual Machine:

TRON is 80 times faster than Ethereum. With 14 years of experience, BitTorrent is providing world-class service to 100 million users in 138 countries. Add the two together, and you get the largest and most advanced peer-to-peer network in the world!”

Tron TRX Price Overview

There has been a slight improvement in the price of TRX after the coin burn. At the time of writing, TRX price has increased to $0.0195, after it saw a slight increase of 1.2% in its worth in the last 24-hours.

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KaratGold Proves Its Business Model By Providing Official Documents

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There has been a lot of renewed enthusiasm in the cryptocurrency market thanks mainly to Bitcoin’s strong move about 10,000.  Although Bitcoin continues to show its dominance, the altcoin market has yet to benefit from that rally.  A few of the largest altcoins remain popular but the rest of the market continues to lag behind.  In 2018, there was a lot of talk regarding a possible altcoin apocalypse where only the strong would survive.  That prediction appears to be playing out as expected.  Going forward, only the best projects that have a real world need will survive.  Crypto traders will have to spend a lot of their time doing proper research in order to find the best opportunities, just like in all financial markets.  One promising project that appears to have the makings of a future winner is KaratGold Coin.

KaratGold Background

KaratGold Coin is a cryptocurrency developed by the reputable German company Karatbars International, which maintains a leading position in the market of small gold items and investments. The project is part of a larger ecosystem, which involves several blockchain solutions that can be used for transactions, communication, investing and other tasks. During the past few weeks, however, the KaratGold ecosystem has been a target of unsavory scam allegations.  

Karatbars International and GSB Gold Standard Banking Corporation…

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ICTE May Bring About Sweeping Changes for Cryptocurrency Exchanges

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Cryptocurrency has taken the world by storm during the last few years. An entirely new financial market was created almost overnight which has captured the imagination of all its participants. Cryptocurrency is even starting to attract institutional money from investment banks, hedge funds, and other proprietary trading firms. Despite the rapid growth, traders remain extremely frustrated by having to deal with the fragmented nature of centralized crypto exchanges.

A Change is Needed

When cryptocurrency first began, there weren’t many participants and the trading volume was relatively insignificant. But, over time, that has radically changed. Some tokens now have a capitalization in the billions and are being traded 24-7 by institutions all over the world. Despite the volume, significant problems exist with the current way that exchanges work. Some of those problems include the following:

  • Constant fear of hackers
  • Exchange manipulation
  • Fragmented liquidity
  • Risk of identity theft

One of the biggest issues regarding centralized exchanges is the risk of being hacked. These hack stories seem to always be circulating around the internet. While experienced traders may have the tools to avoid becoming a victim, potential new traders have zero interest in dealing with this. And it’s not just the small exchanges that are at risk. Even large exchanges, such as Mt. Gox and Binance, are subject to being hacked.

Another huge risk is having to deal with…

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SonicX and Dash Could Challenge Facebook’s Libra for Global Payments Market Share

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When Satoshi Nakamoto unveiled Bitcoin to the world, the dream was always for Bitcoin to serve as a new universal currency.  It would be free from the bureaucracy of governments.  And free from the tyranny of the old-world financial cartels.  Although the dream hasn’t yet materialized, it comes closer and closer with each passing day.

One of the biggest roadblocks for Bitcoin has been scalability.  At a speed of approximately 7 transactions per second, Bitcoin lags behind other cryptocurrencies like Ripple and global payment processors like Visa.  Many expect the lightning network to have a positive impact on Bitcoin’s TPS but until that comes to fruition, mass adoption will likely need another significant development.

Libra Currency Announcement

One development that could help pave the way toward mass adoption is the launch of the Libra currency.  Libra is expected to go live during the first half of 2020 according to Facebook’s June announcement.  According to Facebook, Libra will make sending money online cheaper and faster.  It will also have a hand in improving access to financial services, especially for the unbanked.  Given Facebook’s global reach, including many third world countries, providing financial access to the unbanked could provide a huge spark to global economies.  Additionally, it could provide the growth spark that cryptocurrency needs.

Facebook’s most popular messenger, WhatsApp, has approximately 1.5 billion monthly users.  This application is…

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