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Tron (TRX) on its way up to potentially rank among top 7 cryptos in the market

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In a recent tweet, Tron (TRX) founder and CEO, Justin Sun disclosed that his creation, the Tron blockchain is much better than the second most relevant blockchain technologies in the global market capitalization, Ethereum (ETH).

Talking about the roots, Tron as a blockchain technology seeks to decentralize the internet. Since the beginning of the digital coin until recently when the mainnet was launched, Tron’s token, also known as Tronix or TRX were ERC20 smart contracts hosted by the Ethereum platform.

In the tweet, CEO Justin declares that Tron (TRX) is efficient than Ethereum with its speeds clocking speeds of up to 80 times faster than Ethereum’s. A decisive benefit, especially regarding long-term scalability in the medium. In today’s world, transaction speed is a crucial factor that is widely taken into consideration when evaluating the potential and the convenience of mass adoption of a certain blockchain.

The recent purchase of BitTorrent by Tron is a matter of strategic importance for the crypto company. According to the visionary leader, Justin Sun, the merger of BitTorrent’s infrastructure with Tron’s can aid in the creation of a more advanced peer-to-peer platform in the world.

Tron Set Launches its Secret Project: Virtual Machine

The Tron Foundation has revealed its virtual machine project in its testnet mode today, implementation of another step towards making its platform better and competitive than other competitors in the crypto market and beyond.

The event, planned and publicized for weeks, has managed to boost trading volumes and propel Tronix as high as $0.03586 per coin or roughly about 475 Satoshi, as of the press time (even though the price is still in red today, the TRX token was $0.04 yesterday).

Going by Tron’s marketing strategy, Tron Foundation has been announcing roughly one event every month, leading to a boost in prices. However, the recent virtual machine launch announcement and the secret project declaration do not seem to create much of a buzz in the crypto market.

With the implementation of the Virtual Machine project, Tron (TRX) will start to resembling Ethereum’s distributed operating system making it a key element in creating scalable decentralized applications. Unlike Ethereum’s virtual machine, Tron’s virtual machine will not involve the payment of fees. It is yet to be known the type of resources the TVM would require.

DApps and Smart contracts can be initiated and implemented on the virtual machine testnet and arrayed to the Tron Virtual Machine on Super Representative’s nodes.

Tron Vs. Facebook as a Decentralized Blockchain

Tron as a digital currency is generally exchanged via the internet, but unlike other virtual currencies such as Bitcoin or Ripple’s XRP, Tron finds its best niche in the area of entertainment and showbiz with the goal to scrap off usability costs for individuals who want to access entertainment content such as movies and films.

As a decentralized blockchain technology, Tron aims to create a free content entertainment system globally where every user can freely publish, create, store, and archive data while content providers, on the other hand, will be restrained from paying high commissions to centralized networks such as Apple App Store and Google Play. Users will be in control of their information and data unlike in the Facebook situation where user data are leaked to advertising firms.

All in all, things are looking pretty good for the so-called hyped-crypto, Tron (TRX), as the project seems to be a real deal and not just the hot air. With BitTorrent’s 100 million users joining the Tron party, its Virtual Machine launch and robust mission, Tron (TRX) seems to be on its way to at least join top 7 cryptocurrencies list (if not top 5) soon.

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Reasons Why You Are Much Safer When Crypto Trading on Dexes

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While many cryptocurrencies aim to bring the change to the world by bringing full decentralization, one aspect of the crypto space still remains mostly centralized, and that is the way they are exchanged. Most crypto exchanges are centralized companies, where traders and investors need to deposit their coins for safekeeping. This is a risky way to handle the funds, as exchanges remain susceptible to hacks and theft, as many realized recently, after the hack of the world’s largest exchange by trading volume, Binance.

During the hack, around 7,000 BTC (over $40 million) was taken, and sent to multiple wallets, never to be seen again — for now, at least. The hack also came as quite a shock, as Binance was known for its efficiency, security, and high levels of confidence. It also made people realize that their coins are not really theirs if they need to rely on third parties, such as exchanges, to keep them safe. As a result, many are now turning away from centralized exchanges, and are heading towards decentralized ones — also known as DEXes.

Here are some reasons why you might want to consider doing the same.

1. True ownership of your coins

The crypto community has a saying: “not your keys, not your coins.” The saying is now more relevant than ever, but it does not apply on DEXes. Decentralized exchanges

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Crypto Billionaire Predicts Massive Price Growth by 2021

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Crypto prices are once again going up, and Bitcoin has just passed a major resistance level at $6,000. With a situation like that, it is not surprising that everyone in the crypto community is looking forward to the future, wondering what to expect in years to come. Many experts have already given their predictions, some more optimistic than others, but almost all bullish.

Crypto billionaire Mike Novogratz has always been very supportive of cryptocurrencies, and very bullish on Bitcoin. He recently stated that he sees the coins’ prices triple in the following 18 months, meaning that Bitcoin’s return to $20,000 might not be far away, according to him.

He noted that Bitcoin is back to $6,000 after its price hit as low as $3,100 only a few months ago. These days, Novogratz does not believe Bitcoin will return to such lows unless there is a devastating exchange hack or a major shift in regulations. Of course, there was a big hack that had the potential to damage the coin’s price, only days ago. The world’s largest crypto exchange by trading volume, Binance, saw a significant security breach which resulted in a theft of 7,000 BTC.

However, so far, the coin did not react negatively to this incident. While Novogratz believed that such an event would shatter the new confidence in BTC, it simply did not happen. However, he…

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TokenRoll (TKR) Platform Will Take Online Casinos to the Next Level

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Corporate executives are turning to blockchain technology more than ever in an attempt to revolutionize the business world.  Although blockchain is still a relatively new concept, that hasn’t stopped more and more companies from jumping on the bandwagon.  This hot new technology has quickly gained a reputation for providing greater transparency, enhanced security, improved traceability, increased efficiency, and low costs.  One industry that could certainly benefit from decentralization is the online gambling market, specifically, online casinos.  TokenRoll (TKR) has developed a platform that appears to offer a promising alternative to centralized casinos.

Problems with Centralized Casinos

The primary reason why blockchain technology is being implemented so quickly is because it solves a lot of the problems typically associated with the traditional business model.  And online casinos are no different.  It still needs to be said that centralized casinos have proven that there is a great demand for online gambling.  The market is growing faster than anyone could have predicted, and future opportunities appear very promising and lucrative.  But industries are continually evolving and this one is no different.

A few of the problems facing centralized casinos include the following:

  • Little to no transparency
  • Consumer lack of confidence
  • Privacy concerns
  • 48-72 hour wait time for withdrawals

These are four monumental issues that need to be addressed quickly given the global growth of the market.  Casinos need to…

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