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Here Is Why Tron (TRX) Might Be On the Radar Of a Major ‘Hollywood’ Media Firm

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We have seen it over and over again with the top 5 crypto assets. Whenever the general crypto community is all bullish about a coin, Wall Street comes out of nowhere and either starts offering financial derivatives of the coin or holds the digital asset by the hand to further make it great. We have seen it with Bitcoin (BTC) and the futures contracts being offered by CME and CBOE. We saw it with XRP, LTC and ETH with UK based Crypto Facilities that currently offering futures products based on these digital assets.

The thing about Futures contracts, many Crypto enthusiasts do not like them. They allow you to bet against a digital asset and actually predict that it tanks in the markets. It is similar to shorting. This involves ‘borrowing’ a digital asset at a certain high level then instantly selling it with hopes of buying it back when it gets cheaper. If this were to happen, you profit by pocketing the difference. Perhaps it is time crypto enthusiasts became savvy traders and started shorting their favorite digital assets? HODLing seems to be causing widespread heartache.

Moving back to TRX, it is only a matter of time before the project attracts the attention of a major media based company in a similar manner as to how XRP attracted SBI Holdings. Unlike XRP, TRX is not so much focused on the remittance industry, therefore a media firm would be more applicable. Hollywood is known to be the hub of media. This includes music, film and reality TV. It is, therefore, no coincidence that Tron has an office in San Francisco.

Considering the fact that music artists only take home 12% of the revenue their lovely music makes, it might be time to decentralize the media industry using TRON.

But what media firm would be crazy enough to risk losing its profits by decentralizing music/film distribution and payments?

This would be a bold step by a media firm for they risk being taken over by the technology they will be promoting. But by being the first in the market to offer blockchain solutions to creative content for artists, such a firm would place itself in a position of being the next iTunes or Spotify or Tidal on the blockchain. Maybe even these three firms are already watching the Tron Project from afar and sending so-called emissaries to Justin Sun. More so, since he acquired the file-sharing platform of BitTorrent. Think of the possibilities of a decentralized music industry!

Yes. All this is speculation. But remember the great men and women in tech have always been known as being dreamers and visionaries. At first, their ideas seem insane only to be patted on their shoulders a few years down the line when their ideas become mainstream. Think of Tesla and his vision of a wireless means of communication and energy transfer. Think of Marie Curie and her research on radioactivity. Think of Einstein and his theory of relativity. They were a few years ahead of their times with their ideas and now we cannot live without their ‘dreams’ of a better future.

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Top 3 Crypto Trends That Might Go Big in Q2 2019

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So far 2019 has brought a significant change to the crypto industry. Q1 of this year has seen the rise of the idea of IEOs, the crypto space has finally managed to shake off the bears, and numerous coins throughout the industry have seen their prices grow once again.

The latest rally happened only several weeks ago, and it allowed Bitcoin to surge up by $1,000. Most other coins followed in their own way, but the investors are now wondering what to expect out of Q2? The Q1 started off badly, but it ended up being extremely successful. The chances are that history might repeat itself in the second quarter, as there are some key trends that might point the way for the further development of the crypto market.

1. The rise of IEOs

Back in 2017 and early 2018, ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings) were everything that the crypto space was talking about. Their popularity allowed startups to raise billions upon billions of dollars. Soon enough, however, that ended in a pretty bad way. STOs (Security Token Offerings) emerged as an alternative that does not depend on trust, follows regulations, and it actually holds value. However, asset tokenization might still be in its early stages, and this is something that might come back at some point in the future.

In 2019, however, IEOs (Initial Exchange Offerings) started attracting the…

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The Crypto Space Once Again Divided Over Bitcoin SV

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The crypto community is a strong one, one that managed to bring digital currencies from nothing to an industry worth hundreds of billions of dollars. However, while its strength in this regard is undeniable, the crypto community can be just as fragile given the appropriate conditions. With that in mind, the conditions seem to have been set for a new divide, although the cause is once again the same — Dr. Craig Wright and his Bitcoin SV (BSV).

Craig Wright vs. the (crypto) world

Dr. Craig Wright, the chief scientist at nChain, and the creator of Bitcoin SV. has been a well-known and very controversial figure in the crypto industry. Wright was suspected of being Bitcoin’s creator several years ago, which is possible because no one knows who is behind the name ‘Satoshi Nakamoto.’

Wright was believed to be him, and one theory claimed that he and his friend were responsible for giving life to BTC. However, the theory quickly died out, but not before Wright seemingly liked the idea of assuming the mantle of Nakamoto. He himself started claiming to be Bitcoin’s mysterious creator ever since.

Of course, he managed to gather up some followers, but the majority of the crypto community — while confused — did not believe him. Luckily, there is no need for trust, and Wright should easily be able to prove that he…

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Are XRP and Ripple Going to Be Worth Anything by the End of 2019?

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One surprise recently was when XRP took over Ethereum’s long-held second place in the Market Cap leaderboards. It quickly went back to its traditional and respectable third place behind Ethereum, but it could be a sign of things to come.

XRP has a lot of clout in the market because of the platform it is based on, which is Ripple. A coin that is used for a very specific purpose and with a long term goal in mind is always going to fare better than others. Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash and others have come about because of disagreements in Bitcoin. Therefore they offer nothing except an alternative to Bitcoin as a pure cryptocurrency, while Ripple (and XRP along with it) has something tangible behind it.

Big Banks Back Ripple

Ripple was created in 2012 for a specific reason. It aimed to become a faster and more efficient method to transfer value between banks and countries. This value can be almost anything from currencies to other instruments. While initially, banks were cautious about investing in the company, recently they have been lining up. The crypto winter has helped with innovation int he industry and Ripple has benefitted immensely for it.

The various payment solutions based on Ripple such as xRapid and xCurrent are seeing a large uptake, and this is having an amazing effect on XRP as a whole.…

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