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Tron (TRX) sees the biggest spike in daily transactions on its network, 600k

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A couple of days ago, Justin Sun, highlighted the strides Tron has achieved so far. Sun said that the accounts on Tron’s network (Mainnet account) has surpassed 500,000 and it is still growing by the day. He also emphasized that Tron’s Mainnet is just 4-months old and it still has achieved much. Sun said:

As of October 17th, 19:00(SGT), #TRON mainnet accounts surpassed 500K, the growth speed remains 100K per month since TRON mainnet was launched less than four months. Go #TRON. #TRX $TRX”

Another latest (and a positive one) news on Tron’s network is that, on its mainnet, it recorded the highest number of transaction in just one day – about 600,000. According to a tweet by TRXPLORER.io,

Yesterday, we had the highest spike of transaction on Tron network with almost 600k transaction in a day! 77% of those transactions were Smart Contracts that were triggered!”

So, Tron’s single-day transaction has surpassed that of Ethereum – more than 50%. It is important to know that Tron, as a digital currency, is doing very well in terms of decentralization – than its counterparts: Bitcoin and Ethereum. Tron has shown that it is much better than Ethereum, being that it has a strong extensibility, is very scalable, and has no transaction fee.

Tron Officially Partners With Baidu

Lately, there has been exciting news around Tron and this is clearly due to its partnerships with giant companies around the world, which include partnerships rumors with Alibaba and Twitter too. Recently, there have been different rumors around the blockchain firm that it has partnered with the largest internet search engine in China. Before now, Baidu itself didn’t confirm the news and as such, that was just speculation.

Yesterday, Tron Foundation officially announced the news that Tron has partnered with Baidu. The Foundation stated that the partnership will foster Tron’s network through cloud computing. Tron Foundation stated through a tweet:

#TRON is joining forces with Internet service giant Baidu and will continue to work with large cloud service providers to offer blockchain solutions, make the technology more accessible for users and small business alike. End goal: mass adoption of #blockchain. $TRX” 

Sun confirmed it by also retweeting the news via his personal official Twitter page. Nonetheless, reports say that both companies have collaborated to garner support from cloud computing facilities to foster blockchain services and apps.

On the other hand, Baidu will also benefit from this collaboration as it is set to venture into blockchain by creating a venture of its own known as Blockchain Commercialization Super Partner Program 1.0. This venture will help Baidu explore the blockchain world and its usefulness. It will also help to create a good blockchain ecosystem with the attraction of many public companies around the world.

In other news, Sun has decided to take some interest in the debate between Vitalik Buterin and Nouriel Roubini, a notable economist. Sun has decided to give a million dollars to the winner of the debate. He tweeted,

#TRON is happy to sponsor this debate and give 1 million USD to the winner. The result can be decided by the public vote. #TRX $TRX.”

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3 Things to Avoid if You Want Your ICO to Succeed

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Initial Coin Offerings, or ICO, have become quite popular in 2017, which is something that also continued throughout 2018. In fact, there were hundreds, if not thousands of them so far. However, no matter how many of them were organized, most never managed to make it into the market and achieve their goals.

Analysts claim that there are a lot more failed ICOs than there are successful ones, which has caused a lot of people to simply give up on the idea. However, many are still curious to know what went wrong, and while failed ICOs can be studied for years without discovering absolutely every flaw, some of the bigger ones can be spotted right away.

This is why we will now list top three reasons why so many ICOs failed, and everyone who is thinking about launching one should pay close attention.

1. The lack of demand for the product

According to estimates, around 60% of ICOs often fail at the first stage simply for the lack of interest in what they offer. When someone comes up with an idea and launches an ICO in order to raise money, they are presuming that people will be interested in investing in this idea. In addition, prior to making an announcement that an ICO is coming, it is wise to ensure that the announcement will be heard in the first place.

Additionally, ICOs need to be approved by appropriate…

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Reasons Behind The New Bitcoin Crash

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Cryptocurrency investors and supporters experienced quite a shock last week with the latest Bitcoin crash. Almost every single one of top 100 cryptocurrencies trading in the red. Not only that, but most of them experienced massive losses, often larger than 12%, or even 15%.

The event was unexpected and all cryptos, with the exception of a handful of stablecoins, lost a large part of their value. However, as always, Bitcoin is the one receiving the most attention, especially since this is the first time that BTC has dropped below $6,000 in a long while. Right now, Bitcoin is still losing value, with its current price being at $5,503.11 per coin, and a drop of 12.76% in the last 24 hours.

After the initial shock, a lot of investors started wondering and researching the new crash. The main question still remains: Why did this happen?

While this is more than understandable, especially considering how much money, time, and patience people have invested in crypto, the reasons behind the new crash remain obscure to many. Because of that, we are now going to explain two events that are most likely to be causing this situation.

1. The selloff

This is believed to be the main reason for the new crash of Bitcoin. The selloff came as a consequence of the last year’s bull run, which has launched BTC and other coins to entirely new heights. Because of that, numerous…

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Ripple’s XRP centralization FUD must go now, here’s why

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Since Satoshi brought Bitcoin to the world, decentralization has been a key value in every blockchain and cryptocurrency project, and Ripple’s XRP is precisely among such. Not only in crypto, BitTorrent (which is now running over Tron’s blockchain network) was also created to be decentralized, so the idea is not exclusive to digital assets but for every internet project that looks to guarantee freedom for users.

And this is why Ripple and its native token (XRP) has been so controversial. XRP is not your standard cryptocurrency. It’s was all pre-mined by Ripple Labs before it went online. On top of that Ripple’s goal has been to help the traditional financial system (think banks, and remittance systems) to eliminate friction in settling payments across borders. This, in particular, has not been that popular among crypto enthusiasts because the whole point in Bitcoin (as stated by the mythical Satoshi himself) is to get rid of banks, fiat currencies, and the global financial system.

And wait, have you been following the recent Ver/Wright hash power show? We believe it has cleared the FUD about Ripple’s XRP being centralized (of course, only for the people who can think neutrally). We all have been facing FUD that XRP is centralized (somehow) and isn’t a ‘real’ cryptocurrency like Bitcoin. Now, what is this? We all have seen how only a couple of individuals have tanked things completely. We think this has…

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