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TRON (TRX) Expectations for 2019

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Even though it was not in the top 10 largest coins for the most part of 2018, TRON (TRX) was undoubtedly one of the most productive coins of the past year. It has already made a name for itself in the crypto community, and it achieved so much in 2018 that it is impossible to list and explain all of its achievements properly.

Indeed, TRX supporters are highly optimistic regarding this coin. Despite all the difficulties that cryptos had to go through in the previous year, the crypto community remains convinced that cryptocurrencies will eventually bounce back, no matter how long it takes. There may be significant changes in the structure of the market when this occurs, that much is not being questioned.

A lot of coins that are currently still active will likely disappear in the process, especially if they are weak projects with no proper support or plans for the future. However, there is a lot of people who firmly believe that TRON will not be among them and that this coin has excellent chances of being one of the most dominant cryptos in the future. The evidence certainly indicates that this way of thinking may be correct and that TRX has a lot of potentials to become one of the top coins of the third generation of cryptos.

TRON events and performance in 2018

Similarly to every other cryptocurrency out there, TRON has experienced significant losses in January 2018, after the market crash which eventually ended up taking away as much as 90% of most coins’ value. Not a single crypto has recovered from the event to this very day, and it will likely not happen for a long time to come.

However, while its value may be low, TRON has made a lot of progress regarding pretty much everything else. There was a time when the coin was announcing new partnerships, listings, and similar types of support pretty much on a daily basis. Even now, its creator, Justin Sun, regularly posts updates regarding new listings, projects, events, and development details regarding the TRON ecosystem.

In 2018, TRON also managed to launch its TestNet, followed by MainNet, a token swap, several token burns, the election of Representatives, and finally — the purchase of BitTorrent, which led to its Project Atlas. Of course, this did not all come at once, and it actually took months of preparation, planning, and negotiating for everything to happen the way it did. However, this still doesn’t make it any less impressive.

After its MainNet launch, TRON also started seeing a lot of development on its new blockchain, especially when it comes to dApps. While there are many projects that are dedicated to dApp creation — such as Ethereum, which started it all, EOS, NEO, and others — TRON appears to have something that other projects lack, something that makes its dApps much more successful.

It is because of this special ingredient that TRON dApp usage led to the coin breaking records in regards to daily transaction volumes. It still has only a few finished dApps, although many others are being created right now, and most of them will likely be completed at some point in 2019. Meanwhile, TRON’s goals have not changed, and it still aims to revolutionize the entertainment industry and decentralize the web, with Project Atlas being its first big step on the road to achieve this.

What to expect from TRON in 2019?

Due to the crypto-unfriendliness of 2018, not a lot of people in the crypto community were sorry to see this year end. So far, 2019 is mostly viewed as the year of opportunities and untapped potential. The crypto market is not in great shape at the moment, especially when compared to the situation it was in late December 2017 and early January 2018.

However, while many have started rethinking their involvement with crypto, there are also those who firmly believe that things will get better. In TRON’s case, the coin has had losses in 2018, as mentioned, and that much is true. However, it also used the year to set strong foundations and make preparations for a large takeoff, which might take it to the stars when proper conditions are met.

The project’s current efforts mostly focus on developing its platform, building different projects (including Atlas), improving its DEX, and more. A lot of people see Project Atlas as TRON’s biggest announcement of 2018, as well as the most important thing that coin’s developers are currently working on.

As mentioned, it includes BitTorrent, which is the biggest reason why developers obtained it back in June 2018. The plan is to use BitTorrent’s network to improve TRON’s own reach, but also to help a lot of new crypto users enter the space by providing rewards for seeding content. While not a lot of people are expected to actually interact in TRX via BitTorrent, it will still reveal the possibilities of doing so to many.

It appears that TRON’s moves mostly focus around building a community, expanding it, bettering it, and providing it ways to survive through rewards and similar forms of incentive. In addition, BitTorrent already started accepting payments in crypto, including TRX itself, BTC, and BNB. Not only that but it also just launched its own native, TRON-based token— BitTorrent (BTT).

The coin can be used for improving the speed of downloads and the entire network, in general, which is yet another way in which TRON plans to tokenize content sharing in its ecosystem. Considering the fact that BitTorrent supposedly has around 100 million users, many see cooperation with BitTorrent (and the entire Project Atlas) as the best decision TRON has made to this day.

For now, TRON is expected to continue development of its platform and its larger projects, with smaller ones also being expected from time to time. However, there is never much certainty when it comes to TRX, and a new big announcement might be just around the corner at any time.

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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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Can Libra help the crypto industry to reach new heights?

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Libra is motivated and determined to change the face of payment procedures across the globe and make the blockchain-based project the leaders of payments.
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The market for cryptocurrencies started with the launch of Bitcoin in 2009, and since then, so many cryptocurrencies have been launched that it gets hard to keep track of them. The crypto market has seen massive growth in the past 3-4 years as it started gaining attention from mass media, which helped in this boom.

From the past 2-3 years, several new cryptocurrency projects were launching in the market. Amid all this, the social media giant – Facebook announced the launch of their cryptocurrency platform, and this news got viral like wildfire. The announcement came forward in June, and the upcoming cryptocurrency is known as Libra, and it’ll come with its dedicated wallet called Calibra.

What is Libra?

Libra is a permissioned blockchain-based digital currency which is being developed under the supervision of Facebook’s vice president, David A. Marcus. The cryptocurrency is under development in partnership with an independent, non-profit member Libra Association. Facebook is the second member of the project, and these companies aim to use Facebook’s user base for the promotion of the digital currency when it is launched. The transactions and the cryptocurrency will be managed and cryptographically entrusted by the Libra Association.

Note: Libra Association was established by Facebook to look after the cryptocurrency and the transactions, and it was founded in Geneva, Switzerland.

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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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