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Tron (TRX) eyes mainstream status as it becomes most searched crypto

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Tron (TRX) is one of the most impressive cryptocurrencies in the market today. Tron, the decentralized blockchain technology aims to create a free worldwide entertainment network where members can upload, publish, send, own, and store data. Tron as a company is located in Singapore (with roots in China), and it operates as a non-profit organization.

According to the search metric from Twitter, Tron (TRX) managed to be the most searched cryptocurrency in the world for one hour on August 5th. As per the figures that were released by Justin Sun, Tron’s CEO and Co-Founder, Tronix was mentioned over 1,600 times compared to Bitcoin which managed to gunner close to 1,450 searches on Twitter.

Steady Interest in Tron (TRX) as a Currency and as a Blockchain Technology

The result of the Twitter findings suggests that there is an increasing curiosity among many Twitter followers in the area of decentralized applications or DApps. Tron platform allows third-party developers and creators to build apps on its chains that utilize blockchain and cryptocurrency functionalities.

Over the past few months, Tron (TRX) led by its visionary leader, Justin Sun, has managed to generate consistent publicity with the most notable partnership announcement with adult site Pornhub and the enormous token burn that was done a few weeks ago.

Also, recent controversies involving Vitalik Buterin and Tron with the latter accusing the former of plagiarism managed to spark public interest in Tron (TRX). Truly there is nothing like negative publicity for someone who knows how to navigate themselves out of the murky waters.

Many virtual currencies in the market continue to challenge Bitcoin’s popularity as the most searched or preferred digital coin. Tron (TRX) is leading among other strong altcoins that are causing a buzz on social media platforms like Google and Twitter.

Ripple, Ethereum, and NEO are the other virtual currencies that are making the list of most searched cryptos confirming Bitcoin’s fear that it together with Ethereum are not the only popular virtual assets in the market.

Secret Behind Tron’s Popularity

Apart from Tron’s strong market capitalization, superior mainnet launch, and its underlying fundamental price valuation, Tron’s success and its massive adoption globally can be attributed to its strong marketing moves.

With its recent marketing move that captured the attention of the crypto community being Tron’s release of a few merchandises to the WeChat store for branding purposes, creating a good price creation strategy.

The sample merchandise released included notebooks, apparels, branded USBs, and toys.

Tron Price Prediction

As one of the fast rising and most surging virtual currencies in the market today, Tron (TRX) is showing a lot of potential and growth caliber to becoming the top cryptocurrency in the market.

According to experts and crypto observers, Tron’s (TRX) value is expected to rise to about 3.8 US dollars by the end of this year. By the end of 2019, Tron is predicted to hit the 12-dollar mark and an estimated value of about 53 US dollars by the year 2020.

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Blockchain-Focused ETF Arrives on London Stock Exchange

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The crypto community is still waiting for the US SEC to approve Bitcoin ETFs, with speculation which application might get approval being one of the hottest topics in 2018. However, come 2019, the US government shutdown dragged on, and the Bitcoin ETF request which had the most potential to see a grant got withdrawn by the very companies that submitted the application.

While the question of BTC ETF remains hanging in the air, blockchain-focused ETFs seem to be a different matter entirely. In a recent announcement by an independent investment managed firm called Invesco, the company has stated that it was about to launch the largest blockchain-focused ETF in the world. They managed to go through with this plan, and the ETFs have reached the London Stock Exchange today, March 11th.

The exchange-traded fund includes a portfolio containing as many as 48 different firms which are bringing exposure to the emerging technology. Among them, there is Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing, which is a well-known creator of chips used for crypto mining, as well as the CME Group, which is the first regulated exchange in the US which launched Bitcoin futures. There are many other well-known companies as well, such as Intel, Microsoft, and others.

Chris Mellor, the Invesco’s head of ETF equity product management in Europe, said that blockchain has a huge potential to increase earnings, even though…

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Could Jeff Bezos Turn to Bitcoin to Hide Fortune from Wife?

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Amazon’s Jeff Bezos has made numerous headlines recently due to his overly-publicized divorce, which shows all signs of being one of the most expensive ones — if not THE most expensive one — in modern history. According to estimates, it might cost him as much as $70 billion, which will make his soon-to-be-ex-wife the richest woman in human history.

However, as the process continues to unfold, many have started wondering if things may have ended up differently for Bezos if he turned to Bitcoin for help.

Bitcoin as a divorce tool?

In the last several years — since Bitcoin and other cryptos hit fame — many have started turning to BTC during their divorce proceedings. In fact, it can even be said that using the largest cryptocurrency in this way has become a new trend. The trend has been gaining so much strength that numerous law companies started including advice on what to do in regards to Bitcoin as part of their websites.

However, while the trend has been picking up in recent years, it is nowhere near as easy as it might seem. For example, if there is even a suspicion of a spouse having undisclosed holdings appears during the divorce process, it might be enough to impact the final decision of the judge. In other words, even if there is a complete lack of evidence, but…

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Three Biggest Things To Know Come Cryptocurrency Tax Season

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In recent years, digital cash systems known as cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Litecoin have exploded into the public eye. A blend of cash and stocks, their use and value has grown exponentially. In 2017, the IRS decided to focus great effort on taxing them. In theory, this should be as simple as calculating taxes on any other type of property, bond, or other assets. Cryptocurrency, however, presents a unique challenge. The full extent of one person’s crypto activity can stretch across dozens of platforms and take a variety of different forms. This makes it difficult to gather all of this information cohesively, much less begin the seemingly- complicated process of reporting it.

These three tips should help anyone looking to legally report their crypto activity to figure out where to start.

Documentation is key!

There are dozens of different “exchanges” individuals can use to change their cash into crypto. When the flat currency is changed into cryptocurrency at the exchange, you establish your cost basis. This makes this data crucial when you begin the process of reporting.  Those who have used a variety of different exchanges should keep detailed records of everywhere that they made trades. Once tax season arrives, most exchanges will allow users to view their entire trading history with that exchange. This information will be necessary later to complete taxes.

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