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Why Hold Tron? Project Atlas and More

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Why Hold Tron? The Tron Foundation has constantly shown why we believed in their vision one year ago when Justin Sun came out gun blazing to announce the ICO. Back then, decentralizing the web was just a concept on a piece of paper but it is slowly becoming a reality with the daily progress of the Tron project and its ecosystem.

Custom Token on BitTorrent

This then brings us to how BitTorrent will be integrated onto the Mainnet through Project Atlas. The project and the eventual product will bring the future of how content is distributed on the web. Anyone who has downloaded files via any Torrent knows that there are times when the downloads are not active due to lack of peers who are online for you to download from.

Now here is where the BitTorrent protocol will integrate a system of incentives on the blockchain through a custom token. This, in turn, means that users who participate will exchange tokens in return for resources and services on the BitTorrent platform to further aid in faster downloads and increasing the availability of torrents.

Tron Token Decentralized Exchange

The Custom token that will work on BitTorrent has yet to be named or created at the moment of writing this. But when it goes live, it should be available in the new Decentralized trading platform being created for custom tokens on the Tron network. Think of Ethereum and how we have IDEX or Ethfinex that cater to ERC20 tokens. The Tron Decentralized exchange will perform a similar service thus signaling a good Q4 for Tron.

Tron Virtual Machine and Future Updates

A Tron decentralized exchange brings us to the recent development that the Tron Virtual Machine will be activated around the 8th of October. The team at Tron made this announcement in their most recent development update that stated the following:

It’s expected that the TVM will be officially activated after the voting on October 8. By then, the 3 main features: the committee, the TVM and decentralized exchanges will be activated.

In addition, TRON plans on having one small upgrade and a big one for each quarter.

The small upgrade mainly focuses on performance enhancement. It’s optional based on what you need. This upgrade will be completely compatible with the previous version.

More Accounts than EOS and High Transaction Volume than ETH

It is with the above progress that it’s not surprising that the number of accounts on the Tron network has surpassed those on the EOS network in the number of active accounts. The network has also surpassed Ethereum’s average daily transaction volume.

Justin Sun made the announcement of the new benchmark via a tweet that stated the following:

1. 411,032 #TRON accounts, 20% more than #EOS, 13 times higher than that of #ETH

2. 440,135 peak number of single-day transaction volume, 49 times higher than #ETH

3. 146,041 average daily transaction volume, 29 times higher than that of #ETH

4. Physical decentralization

Similarities with ETH Path in 2017

To note is that the Ethereum network made it possible for ETH to skyrocket in the market due to the ICO boom and DApp creation on the network for the past 2 or so years. This then means that it is possible for TRX to experience similar gains moving forward. Earlier, we had calculated that ETH gained by 13,900% in one year to its peak value of $1,400. If TRX were to follow a similar trajectory, the digital asset will be valued at around $2.78 twelve months from now.

In conclusion, the Tron project has made major strides in the last one year. The above few fundamental reasons are why it is wise to keep holding Tron for the foreseeable future.

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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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