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Tron’s (TRX) $100K Mainnet bug bounty tells a lot about their confidence

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Tron (TRX), one of the substantial blockchain based operating system and top 10 cryptocurrencies in the world launched their Main Net yesterday without any hitches or glitches. The migration of Tron’s network from Ethereum’s blockchain to its resident blockchain has been the most talked about event inside the cryptocurrency community. Right after the Main Net launch, Justin Sun, the founder of Tron, announced compensation for anyone who will be able to find any security hole in the Main Net.

Posting on his Twitter account, Justin revealed a huge reward to anyone in the general public or from the developer’s community who will find any erroneous coding in their Main Net. With the migration set to take place on 25th June, everyone is encouraged to take part in the reward program that will end on 25th June.

Justin Sun tweeted:

By doing this, Tron will be able to detect and fix issues if any is found. This smart move from the founder and the management is to deploy a proper firewall that will prevent future hitches and glitches in the Tron system.

Tron is not taking any chances with its new blockchain and is investing big money in ensuring their Main Net is safe and secure unlike EOS, who offered a $10,000 bounty for any critical bug that has the potential of risking their main net launch on June 2.

Some bugs could be small, pose no risk, easy to solve, and does not directly affect the network entirety. However, if you manage to spot a huge error that might allow hackers to take advantage of the loophole to steal big amounts of TRX coins, this is worth the bounty payment of  $10 million ($10,000,000).

Justin’s Personal Invitation

Tron’s CEO personally invited all interested parties in joining the crypto’s Independence by downloading the Odyssey V2.0, Tron’s main net, on GitHub. It is also an exceptional time for any developer who wants to prove their skills are worth $100K. In retrospect, it only demands a few days of sitting in front of your pc and going through a bunch of codes.

It seems Justin Sun learned a lot from the trouble Ethereum faced with the EOS case where glitches in Ethereum’s smart contracts got around 600,000 ETH of user funds frozen in the Parity Wallet platform. This was discovered last year.

The entire Tron foundation, management, and Justin Sun can be lauded for a job well done for successfully launching the Main Net without any technical difficulties and going even ahead to invite computer geeks to tinker with their system in a show of confidence in their new blockchain.

What’s next for Tron?

At present, Tron (TRX) is trading at $0.057, a 5.51% decrease in last 24 hours. So, Tron is still on its losing trajectory in a market that either is not moving upwards as of now. Either way, experts are predicting an upsurge of value shortly after the Main Net settles down. It is just a matter of time before we see this happens.

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XNO Token of Xeno NFT Hub listed on Bithumb Korea Exchange

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Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 25th January, 2021, // ChainWire //

Xeno Holdings Limited (xno.live ), a blockchain solutions company based in Hong Kong, has announced the listing of its ecosystem utility token XNO on the ‘Bithumb Korea’ cryptocurrency exchange on January 21st 2021.

Xeno NFT Hub (market.xno.live ), developed by Xeno Holdings, enables easy minting of digital items into NFTs while also providing a marketplace where anyone can securely trade NFTs.

The Xeno NFT Hub project team includes former members of the technology project Yosemite X based in San Francisco and professionals such as Gabby Dizon who is a games industry expert and NFT space influencer based in Southeast Asia.

NFT(Non-Fungible Token) technology has recently gained huge focus in the blockchain arena and beyond, making waves in the online gaming sector, the art world, and the digital copyrights industry in recent years. The strongest feature of NFTs is that “NFTs are unique digital assets that cannot be replaced or forged”. Unlike fungible tokens such as Bitcoin or Ether, NFTs are not interchangeable for other tokens of the same type but instead each NFT has a unique value and specific information that cannot be replaced. This fact makes NFTs the perfect solution to record and prove ownership of digital and real-world items like works of art, game items, limited-edition collectibles, and more.

NFTs are already being actively traded in markets globally. For…

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Should Crypto Projects Devote Resources to Community Growth and Marketing?

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2020 has been an incredible year for crypto as investors have generated windfall profits and crypto projects have seen their businesses gain the spotlight they’ve been looking for.  While Bitcoin has received most of the attention after major institutional investors announced they were accumulating the increasingly scarce asset, many altcoins have also seen their fair share of glory.  When looking at all the big winners of the past year, the first project that probably comes to mind is Chainlink, having appreciated by more than 550% YTD and now valued at over $4.5 billion.  But, the actual biggest winner of the year is HEX with a YTD return of over 5,000%.

I mention both of the above projects as they have each taken slightly different paths to achieve greatness.  Chainlink has devoted resources toward building a fundamentally sound business with many strategic partnerships while HEX has spent vast sums of money on marketing and promotion.  Both approaches are valid, but one thing is certain, it is absolutely imperative for crypto projects to let the crypto community know what makes them special.  Of course, one of the reasons that makes crypto so valuable is the powerful blockchain technology that most projects are utilizing.

Cryptocurrency vs. Blockchain Technology

It’s important to make a distinction between blockchain technology and cryptocurrency.  Although they are often used interchangeably, they are different.  Blockchain technology and crypto were both created after the 2008 financial crisis, but cryptocurrency…

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XENO starts VIP NFT trading service and collaborates with contemporary artist Hiro Yamagata

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Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 24th December, 2020, // ChainWire //

The XENO NFT Hub (https://xno.live) will provide a crypto-powered digital items and collectables trading platform allowing users to create, buy, and sell NFTs. Additionally it will support auction based listings, governance and voting mechanisms, trade history tracking, user rating and other advanced features.

As a first step towards its fully comprehensive service, XENO NFT Hub launched a recent VIP service to select users and early adopters in December 2020 with plans for a full Public Beta to open in June 2021. 

“NFTs are extremely flexible in their usage, from digital event tickets to artwork, and while NFTs have a very wide spectrum of uses and categories XENO will initially focus its partnership efforts and its own item curation on three primary areas: gaming, sports & entertainment, and collectibles.”, said XENO NFT Hub president Anthony Di Franco.

He also added “This does not mean we will prohibit other types of NFTs from our ecosystem However, it simply means that XENO’s efforts as a company will be targeted into these verticals initially as a cohesive business approach.”

Development and Procurement Lead, Gabby Dizon explained, “Despite our initial focus, we found ourselves with a unique opportunity to host some of the works of Mr. Hiro Yamagata. We are collaborating with Japanese artist Hiro Yamagata to enshrine some of his artwork into NFTs.”

Mr. Yamagata has been…

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