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TRON Celebrates Burning Over Half a Billion Tokens

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TRON (TRX) torched another round of its old tokens, bound to Ethereum’s network. Additionally, its new wallet finally got on the iOS App Store.

TRON team celebrates new progress

TRON (TRX) has become known for two things — making significant progress, and for burning significant amounts of its ERC-20 leftover coins. Right now, TRX has done both, almost at the same time. They just torched more than half a billion (670,045,551) tokens, but they did so in celebration of having their TronWallet finally appear on the App Store.

This usually wouldn’t be a cause for that much celebration, right? After all, the TRON team is nothing if not experienced and professional, so why is it that a wallet launch requires celebration and attention?

The team started the wallet’s development with a goal of publishing it for both, Android and iOS. Soon after that, they started running into obstacles that eventually led them to a crossroad. As their Medium post says, the team had to make a compromise — either to go down the multi-platform road as planned, or they would have to give up on these early goals and focus on the faster release.

Eventually, they chose to go with the latter, and the TronWallet was created for Android first. In the meanwhile, the team was trying to figure out how to fix the issues with iOS, so that the wallet can become available for Apple users as well.

Soon enough, the 1.0 release for the App Store was ready, although it was only a reduced version of the wallet created for Android. This was all back in July of this year, with the submission finally happening on July 22. This is when the second large issue emerged. The team had to wait for 30 days to have their app reviewed and possibly accepted. This was very discouraging, especially since all of their previous app publications were reviewed and approved much faster. Needless to say, the team was anxiously awaiting the news, hoping that they would be good ones.

The app was finally approved

A month later, Apple finally cleared the wallet and posted it to the App Store. However, the story does not end there, and the team continued to work on improving the app. As of right now, the iOS version of TronWallet will no longer be a reduced copy of what Android has to offer. Instead, it will be it’s equal and will offer numerous features.

Those will include the elimination of the need for signups and logins, local secret encryption with an addition of a PIN, the support for all TRON network operations (minus the ‘create token’ one), the possibility of multiple accounts, push notifications, and more.

Obviously, the team he put a lot of work into trying to please Apple, not to mention that the entire previous month was a nervous one, due to the extended approval period. However, the app went through, the team made it better, and the Apple users now have everything that Android users have. With all of that put together, it is clear why TRON believes that this development is a cause for celebration.

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Aluna.Social is a Compelling Social Platform for Crypto Traders and Investors

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When one thinks about the social media landscape, the companies that first come to mind are most likely Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Snapchat.  These platforms are a great way to stay connected with friends, families, and colleagues, especially when geographic distance is a factor.  But, in addition to just chatting about life in general and sharing pictures, social media can be used to bridge the information gap that exists within the investment community.

Over the last decade, many trading offices have been established in large cities all over the world which allow solo traders and investors to pay a monthly fee in exchange for a workspace.  The real benefit to trading in these offices is to participate in the free flow of trading ideas and information.  Proprietary trading is one of the most challenging careers to be successful at and the exchange of ideas is almost required in order to succeed.  Traders at hedge funds and investment banks work in teams so why shouldn’t remote traders?

While these trading offices are a great way to help bridge the information gap, Aluna.Social may provide an even better way, especially as it relates to cryptocurrency trading.

Mission Statement

Aluna.Social, founded by Alvin Lee and Henrique Matias, is a multi-exchange social trading terminal for crypto traders and investors.  The goal of the platform is to help newcomers shorten their learning curve,…

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CoinFlip Scores Big with BRD Wallet Partnership

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As the crypto markets move closer to mass adoption, one of the keys for future success will revolve around attracting as many market participants as possible.  While many crypto users are extremely tech oriented, a lot of those on the sidelines are not.  The cause of waiting on the sidelines could be due to a variety of reasons such as fear of the unknown, lack of knowledge, age, or a combination of all of the above.  In order to entice new users to join the crypto revolution, crypto ATMs are rising up across the country.  Of those, the largest and most influential crypto ATM company by a significant margin is CoinFlip.

In early October, CoinFlip announced on its Twitter that it had officially partnered with BRD Wallet to re-introduce their crypto ATM map.  Now, BRD wallet users will be able to locate their nearest CoinFlip ATM and receive a 10% discount for both buys and sells.  BRD brand awareness is growing quickly within the crypto community thanks to its innovative and entrepreneurial spirit.  The team strongly believes in the value of financial freedom and independence, and want to empower people across the world by leveraging the possibilities that Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies provide.

Cryptocurrencies are already making a huge difference around the world.  Citizens of Venezuela, a country devastated by rampant inflation, have been using several cryptocurrencies…

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Can Libra help the crypto industry to reach new heights?

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Libra is motivated and determined to change the face of payment procedures across the globe and make the blockchain-based project the leaders of payments.
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The market for cryptocurrencies started with the launch of Bitcoin in 2009, and since then, so many cryptocurrencies have been launched that it gets hard to keep track of them. The crypto market has seen massive growth in the past 3-4 years as it started gaining attention from mass media, which helped in this boom.

From the past 2-3 years, several new cryptocurrency projects were launching in the market. Amid all this, the social media giant – Facebook announced the launch of their cryptocurrency platform, and this news got viral like wildfire. The announcement came forward in June, and the upcoming cryptocurrency is known as Libra, and it’ll come with its dedicated wallet called Calibra.

What is Libra?

Libra is a permissioned blockchain-based digital currency which is being developed under the supervision of Facebook’s vice president, David A. Marcus. The cryptocurrency is under development in partnership with an independent, non-profit member Libra Association. Facebook is the second member of the project, and these companies aim to use Facebook’s user base for the promotion of the digital currency when it is launched. The transactions and the cryptocurrency will be managed and cryptographically entrusted by the Libra Association.

Note: Libra Association was established by Facebook to look after the cryptocurrency and the transactions, and it was founded in Geneva, Switzerland.

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