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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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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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Cryptocurrency Collateralized Debt Positions Are Growing in Popularity

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While Bitcoin (BTC) continues to hover around the magical 10,000 price level, altcoins continue to fight an uphill battle.  Simply put, hopes of a future bull run continue to diminish as Bitcoin maintains its dominance.  One school of thought is that a few altcoins will survive and flourish, but which ones are anyone’s guess.  That being said, it’s hard to go wrong picking against the top coins like Ethereum (ETH), Ripple (XRP), Litecoin (LTC), and EOS.  These projects have managed to find a foothold in the market and have a better chance than most of staying there.  While traders wait for their positions to increase in value, one opportunity that may be worth looking at is initiating a collateralized debt position.

What is a Cryptocurrency CDP?

In traditional terms, a CDP is essentially putting up collateral in order to receive a loan against the deposited amount.  There are several examples of this in our day to day lives.  Auto title loans from large companies like TitleMax are extremely popular with consumers.  Consumers are essentially able to use their car as collateral in exchange for a cash payment which can then be used for whatever needs the consumer has.  The consumer can continue using their car as long as debt payments are made.

The same concept applies to cryptocurrency CDPs.  Consumers are able to put up crypto tokens, such as…

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