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How Tron’s new Mainnet is boosting mass TRX adoption already

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Before I start explaining how Tron (TRX) Mainnet, Odyssey, is enhancing the chances of Tron adoption already, I need to explain some crucial thoughts with you. That’s, the whole cryptocurrency experience is still in its initial stages. Take fiat currencies as an example: the US Dollar or the Euro do not need a fan base. Lots of people use them because they are accepted and considered to be stable currencies by everybody in the world. That’s because they are very well established and backed by several governments in the world and by users as a default.

Crypto coins are different. No government backs them up, and the general public is either ignorant on the subject or distrustful, and no cryptocurrency in the cryptosphere so far (not even Bitcoin) is so well established. That means that every digital asset needs a user base that makes it relevant. Also, the more a coin is used, the more its demand increases thus performing better in trades and exchanges.

In other words, every crypto coin’s success starts with its users and community members buying tokens and using them for digital transactions. If this doesn’t happen, that project or currency can never take off. That’s why it’s been quite impressive to see how Tron’s Tronix (TRX) fans and believers have been at the forefront in letting the world know that Tron’s new Main Net and new autonomous coins have turned some very high expectations into reality. At this point, Tron’s network is faster and cheaper than any other (except Ripplenet and XRP) so it seems that Justin Sun is delivering on the very bold promises he made before the launch.

Justin Sun himself was proud to retweet something by a user called @Kev_TRX_4_Life who wanted to share with the world how quickly he could do a Binance to TRX transaction. He quoted delivery times and prices. Three and a half minutes for TRX to be delivered into his wallet from Binance, at the cost of 0.1 TRX which is equivalent to a thousandth of a USD cent. Sending XRP back to Binance took two minutes. That’s indeed quite fast and cheap.

Some other users used the chance and the general euphoria to remind and explain to other users about the coin burn. Haven’t heard about it? Ok, let me tell you. For every transaction that is done using the Tronix token some of the TRX supply will be burnt (which means it will be withdrawn from the market permanently thus diminishing supply and increasing demand.)

It will work like this. Every time a new account is created over the Tron Main Net, 0.1 TRX will get burned; every single transaction will burn 0.001 TRX. The apparent consequence is that the more Tron users there are, and the more users that run Dapps over Tron, the more TRX tokens will be burned. So in Tron’s basic economics the success in expanding the project’s user base brings the supply down thus keeping prices high.

Tron has shown to have a very loyal and excited user base. They seem to be quite happy with Tron’s new environment and are supporting it to death and screaming it to the world. They are indeed adopting the cryptocurrency, using it and trading it, and this is a sign that both the Tron foundation and Tron’s users understand the mechanics in cryptocurrencies and they’re getting the fundamentals correctly.

This all promises a great future (and mass adoption in real-world shortly) for the project, the cryptocurrency, and the community.

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Rewards Platform StormX Offers 50% Crypto Cashback Bonus for Thanksgiving

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Singapore, Singapore, 23rd November, 2020, // ChainWire //

Blockchain-based rewards platform StormX has released a seasonal promotion for its award-winning Crypto Cash Back App. The promotion will allow app users to earn a 50% bonus on top of their cashback between Thanksgiving Day and Cyber Monday (November 26-30).

StormX has also introduced a brand-new staking service, allowing users to earn an additional 50% per year when they stake STMX tokens. The native ERC20 token of the StormX ecosystem, STMX has a total supply of 10 billion and is available to trade at many of the world’s top exchanges, including Binance and Bittrex.

“With Bitcoin’s price approaching its all-time high, interest in cryptocurrencies has renewed, though some people believe it’s now too expensive to buy in,” said StormX CEO and Co-Founder Simon Yu. “What we have done is create an easy way for such individuals to accumulate bitcoin, ethereum and other cryptocurrencies via everyday shopping.

“We’re also excited to provide users with the ability to earn greater rewards simply by staking their tokens.”

Since the StormX mobile app launched its Shop feature with over 700 stores in February 2020, some 400,000 unique users have been added to the rewards platform. StormX has also witnessed over 50% month-on-month growth for sales. The app is available for download on the App and Google Play Stores, and can be downloaded as a browser add-on from the Chrome Web…

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BITTREX GLOBAL CONFIRMS FREE TRADING AND LISTING FOR TOP DEFI TOKEN

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Valduz, Liechtenstein, 17th November, 2020, // ChainWire //

International cryptocurrency exchange promotes free trading and no gas fees for leading DeFi tokens

17th November 2020 — Bittrex Global GmbH. announced today 8 new DeFi tokens will be listed this week including:

  • UMA (UMA)
  • Aave (AAVE)
  • Balancer (BAL)
  • REN (REN & renBTC)
  • Kyber Network (KNC)
  • Band Protocol (BAND)
  • YF Link – (YFL)

Bittrex Global’s users can trade all of their DeFi  tokens with no trading or gas fees until 2021. The decision to enable free trading on Bittrex Global for DeFi tokens  follows on from the 1,000% growth of the DeFi asset class over the course of 2020.

The decision to enable free transactions will see more investors enter the Blockchain Act’s digital asset regulatory system, supervised by the Financial Market Authority in Liechtenstein (FMA) under the Due Diligence Act which requires traders to comply with the KYC/AML/CFT standards.

“The last year has seen huge growth in DeFi as an asset class and a number of significant milestones completed,” said Bittrex Global’s CEO Tom Albright. “As the asset class matures and more institutional and professional investors look at the fundamentals, we are likely to see increased demand and higher trading volumes for DeFi in 2021.

We’re really excited about what we’re seeing in the space and want to see these DeFi projects grow and help them build stronger platforms through increased adoption. Offering free trading fees…

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Ready for Chaos? Swingby’s Chaos-Mainnet Launches on December 28th

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Singapore, Singapore, 9th November, 2020, // ChainWire //

Swingby is the “warp-speed” protocol for inter-blockchain swaps. It allows all DeFi users to move assets between blockchains without a trusted party. 

Today, Swingby announces its first mainnet network will be released on the 28th of December; it will bridge native Bitcoins onto Ethereum via Wrapped BTC (WBTC).

The initial bridge will enable the most liquid digital asset in the world (Bitcoin), currently valued at a $300 billion market cap, to be moved onto the Ethereum network to tap its $10b DeFi ecosystem.

“This launch will be pivotal to Swingby. After December 28th, Swingby will have a fully operational Chaos-Mainnet network which will be generating a tremendous amount of value to the world of DeFi and bringing in a large number of new users” – Yusaku Senga, CEO

Why is this big news for DeFi?

On December 28th, Swingby will be launching its first Chaos-Mainnet bridge, allowing users to easily move their bitcoins into WBTC on Ethereum without the need for a trusted party. Similarly, the bridge can be used in the opposite direction allowing WBTC-ERC20 tokens to be moved back into native BTCs.

What’s so special about it?

  1. Trustless: Swingby’s Skybridge will be the only way to trustlessly swap BTC into wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC).
  2. Simple to use: The Swingby bridge has been designed to work with standard transaction types removing the need for complex smart contract calls…
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