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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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Understanding the Uses of Different Types Of Cryptocurrencies

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Cryptocurrencies – a term which has become incredibly prominent in the mainstream media during recent years due to the proliferation of Bitcoin millionaires. As a result, the new form of currency has earned an almost infamous status. However, as with any major step forward, there is still much confusion regarding the use of cryptocurrencies, what different types of innovative electronic cash exist and what they might mean for the future.

We’re putting all of this to rest as we explain what each of the leading cryptocurrencies can do.

Bitcoin

The most popular form of cryptocurrency, Bitcoin was first thought up in 2008 by the elusive and still unknown creator, Satoshi Nakamoto, who published the whitepaper online.

It took almost a decade for the cryptocurrency to reach its peak, but in December 2017 a single Bitcoin roughly exchanged for the price of $17,000, meaning anyone who held a substantial amount of the electronic cash became significantly wealthy.

In its early years, the cryptocurrency was strictly used as an alternative for cash transactions, and predominantly for trading goods and services. However as it has increased in popularity, its range of uses has also widened, now deployed for a variety of purposes including acting as collateral for investments at merchant banks, a direct debit for subscriptions services and most notably for sports betting.

Ripple

Bitcoin’s closest source of competition, Ripple was founded…

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New DoJ Ruling May Cripple Gambling dApps

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A new decision made by the US Justice Department has expanded restrictions regarding online gambling in the US affecting gambling dApps. While the Federal Wire Act of 1961 prohibited online gambling regarding sports since 2011, the new decision expanded on this, and it now includes all forms of internet gambling. Unfortunately for many, this now also includes cryptocurrencies.

The new decision came due to considerable difficulties when it comes to guaranteeing that only interstate betting will take place and that payments will not be routed via different states.

The new announcement was explained in a 23-page-long opinion issued by the Department of Justice’s legal team, which pointed out that the 2011 decision misinterpreted the law. According to that decision, transferring funds was to be considered a violation, but data transfers were not included. By exploiting this oversight, it was possible for gamblers to turn to internet gambling. Unsurprisingly, many have realized this early on, including startups, as well as large, established firms. This, of course, also included cryptocurrency companies as well.

The new decision changes what is allowed online

The decision to include all forms of internet gambling is a massive hit in the…

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7 Steps to Recovery from a Crypto Trading Loss

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Whether you are a newcomer to the crypto market who mistakenly invested a large amount into the wrong coin, or a professional that made a well-researched decision and something still went wrong, the result it the same — you lost your money to the crypto market. This is a big problem, but also a problem that every crypto trader faces at some point.

The reason may be anything, from simple bad luck to the lack of research. Add to that the fact that the crypto market continues to be extremely volatile, and it is clear that not all of your trades are going to end up successfully.

Whatever the reason is, the fact remains that you experienced a loss and that this is a problem which can affect more than your funds. It can also affect your mind and feelings. Since every successful trade that you have the potential to make in the future depends on you, you have to recover first, and only then should you worry about the funds.

The road to recovery is different for everyone, and it will take a different amount of time and effort. However, there are a few general steps that you can take to recover from a crypto trading loss.

Step 1: Stop and calm down

You have just suffered a major loss. It may have been your mistake, or…

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