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Tron’s (Trx) Rapid Development Hints at the Project’s Full Potential

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It has been less than a year since TRON (TRX) launched its MainNet, but during this short period, the project has seen a massive amount of success. Not only did it partner up with countless exchanges and other projects, but it also went through a token migration, token burns, and a Super Representatives election.

Then, it acquired BitTorrent and announced Project Atlas, which later led to the launch of the BitTorrent token (BTT). In addition, it launched its own DEX, its ecosystem exploded with dApps and smart contracts, and it even managed to beat several records regarding the number of transactions per day and week.

While all of this already seems like more than a project should be able to achieve in less than a year — it is only the tip of the iceberg in TRON’s case. Misha Lederman, who has been elected as an advisor to the dApp Evolution Ecosystem, and who is deeply respected within the TRON community, often points out TRON’s achievements.

He recently noted that TRON’s number of dApp users exceeded 88,928 on April 30th, while the project had over 407 active dApps at the time. In addition, TRON is nearing its 1,000th smart contract, which proves that developers are favoring the ecosystem more than ever.

While the project is young, it is extremely innovative, brimming with enthusiasm, creativity, and has a rapidly-growing user base. There is proof of this as well, as the project already has over two million addresses.

With all of this in mind, it is clear that TRON is slowly, but surely, becoming one of the most popular platforms in the world of blockchain. The project has managed to avoid controversies and scandals, unlike other coins, particularly Tether (USDT). Meanwhile, TRON’s dApp number is growing as well, with new ones getting launched all the time. With a situation like that, it would not be surprising if TRON surpassed EOS in terms of dApp innovation, and become the so-called ‘Ethereum Killer.’

TRON vs EOS and Ethereum

While TRON may be at the 11th spot in terms of market cap, it is only third when it comes to dApps. EOS still holds the second place, while Ethereum leads. However, this situation might change in weeks to come, if TRON’s development continues at this pace.

Ethereum will be a much more difficult project to surpass, as it already has over 1700 dApps, where TRON still has just a bit over 400. However, it is also important to note that Ethereum has been developing dApps for nearly four years now, while TRON had less than one. In addition, the speed at which TRON dApps are coming out is increasing, while Ethereum’s developers appear to be migrating away in favor of EOS and TRON.

Finally, as proof that the perspective does matter, there is CCID (Chinese Ministry of Industry and Technology Development), which made its own list of best projects. On their list, EOS currently leads as the best one, while TRON is a close second. However, this list does not focus on the number of dApps, but instead on creativity, innovative ideas, the applicability of an asset, and essential technological ability.

TRON is certainly deserving of the high rank, and it is likely only a matter of time before it surpasses EOS. As for Ethereum, it is still one of the most important projects ever to be developed, and that will never change. However, Ethereum’s focus is on smart contracts, rather than the coin or dApps, which is still an area where the project dominates, and that is unlikely to change anytime soon.

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XNO Token of Xeno NFT Hub listed on Bithumb Korea Exchange

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Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 25th January, 2021, // ChainWire //

Xeno Holdings Limited (xno.live ), a blockchain solutions company based in Hong Kong, has announced the listing of its ecosystem utility token XNO on the ‘Bithumb Korea’ cryptocurrency exchange on January 21st 2021.

Xeno NFT Hub (market.xno.live ), developed by Xeno Holdings, enables easy minting of digital items into NFTs while also providing a marketplace where anyone can securely trade NFTs.

The Xeno NFT Hub project team includes former members of the technology project Yosemite X based in San Francisco and professionals such as Gabby Dizon who is a games industry expert and NFT space influencer based in Southeast Asia.

NFT(Non-Fungible Token) technology has recently gained huge focus in the blockchain arena and beyond, making waves in the online gaming sector, the art world, and the digital copyrights industry in recent years. The strongest feature of NFTs is that “NFTs are unique digital assets that cannot be replaced or forged”. Unlike fungible tokens such as Bitcoin or Ether, NFTs are not interchangeable for other tokens of the same type but instead each NFT has a unique value and specific information that cannot be replaced. This fact makes NFTs the perfect solution to record and prove ownership of digital and real-world items like works of art, game items, limited-edition collectibles, and more.

NFTs are already being actively traded in markets globally. For…

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Should Crypto Projects Devote Resources to Community Growth and Marketing?

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2020 has been an incredible year for crypto as investors have generated windfall profits and crypto projects have seen their businesses gain the spotlight they’ve been looking for.  While Bitcoin has received most of the attention after major institutional investors announced they were accumulating the increasingly scarce asset, many altcoins have also seen their fair share of glory.  When looking at all the big winners of the past year, the first project that probably comes to mind is Chainlink, having appreciated by more than 550% YTD and now valued at over $4.5 billion.  But, the actual biggest winner of the year is HEX with a YTD return of over 5,000%.

I mention both of the above projects as they have each taken slightly different paths to achieve greatness.  Chainlink has devoted resources toward building a fundamentally sound business with many strategic partnerships while HEX has spent vast sums of money on marketing and promotion.  Both approaches are valid, but one thing is certain, it is absolutely imperative for crypto projects to let the crypto community know what makes them special.  Of course, one of the reasons that makes crypto so valuable is the powerful blockchain technology that most projects are utilizing.

Cryptocurrency vs. Blockchain Technology

It’s important to make a distinction between blockchain technology and cryptocurrency.  Although they are often used interchangeably, they are different.  Blockchain technology and crypto were both created after the 2008 financial crisis, but cryptocurrency…

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XENO starts VIP NFT trading service and collaborates with contemporary artist Hiro Yamagata

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Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 24th December, 2020, // ChainWire //

The XENO NFT Hub (https://xno.live) will provide a crypto-powered digital items and collectables trading platform allowing users to create, buy, and sell NFTs. Additionally it will support auction based listings, governance and voting mechanisms, trade history tracking, user rating and other advanced features.

As a first step towards its fully comprehensive service, XENO NFT Hub launched a recent VIP service to select users and early adopters in December 2020 with plans for a full Public Beta to open in June 2021. 

“NFTs are extremely flexible in their usage, from digital event tickets to artwork, and while NFTs have a very wide spectrum of uses and categories XENO will initially focus its partnership efforts and its own item curation on three primary areas: gaming, sports & entertainment, and collectibles.”, said XENO NFT Hub president Anthony Di Franco.

He also added “This does not mean we will prohibit other types of NFTs from our ecosystem However, it simply means that XENO’s efforts as a company will be targeted into these verticals initially as a cohesive business approach.”

Development and Procurement Lead, Gabby Dizon explained, “Despite our initial focus, we found ourselves with a unique opportunity to host some of the works of Mr. Hiro Yamagata. We are collaborating with Japanese artist Hiro Yamagata to enshrine some of his artwork into NFTs.”

Mr. Yamagata has been…

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