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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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Why Bitcoin Price Remains Stable Before the Expected Hike

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The cryptocurrency rallied a few days back, but now, it has moved closer to 38.2% Fib level. Investors are enthusiastic that as it remains at this level for some time, and stabilize. The next move in Bitcoin price will take it to the 61.8% Fib level. This is when the hike in the price of the cryptocurrency will occur towards $4,200. However, after the surge in price, the upcoming weeks will see the Bitcoin falling swiftly to $3,000.

The truth is that if this move fails to occur, there may not be an improvement in the value of the digital currency. Also, this movement will enable the “bullish gartly pattern” we saw on the BTC/USD 4H chart to become a reality. Also, we are expecting that the Bitcoin price will decline the same way it has been recovering since early February.

Why this week’s closing price matters

Presently, Bitcoin price is still trading above what the intrinsic value is showing on larger time frames. However, we can see adequate room to accommodate short-term rallies. The price at which Bitcoin closes this week is very critical. It will be a clear indication as to how the digital currency will move in the coming weeks.

If Bitcoin closes at a price above $4,000, we are hopeful that the correction may come from early next week. On the other hand, any…

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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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