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Tron (TRX): Why Should I Hold Tron?

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Every Tron (TRX) HODLer keeps asking the same question, why should I hold Tron? We believe HODLers should focus not on the present, but the future.

We are jumping the gun a bit and time traveling to the fourth quarter of the year. The reason for doing so is that when we dwell too much on the current happenings in the crypto markets, we will most likely lose our focus and forget to remember the main reason we believe in our favorite crypto projects such as Tron (TRX). Many of us believe that these projects are the future, so let us head there and postulate how things will be in the crypto verse with a fully functional Tron Mainnet. The latter platform would have integrated BitTorrent into its network by this time.

Pornhub Is A Golden Goose

From a realistic point of view, the adult film industry is loathed as well as loved by many. So, let us put on our business hats and forget our morals for a bit. The adult film industry is worth $97 Billion annually. Pornhub and Traffic Junky – both of whom accept TRX as a form of payment on their platforms – are the industry leaders when it comes to online content in this industry. They are the Amazon and Apple of Porn and Tron is tagging along seated in the passenger’s seat of a very bright future.

Pornhub currently has a service where amateur performers can upload their content and be paid according to how many views their videos get. With time, this content will be too massive to store on Pornhub’s IT servers and this is where Tron and BitTorrent come in.

BitTorrent

The exact method of how the Tron foundation plans on integrating the BitTorrent platform is somewhat vague to many. But Justin Sun stated the following after the acquisition of the peer-to-peer file sharing platform.

“The project is in collaboration with BitTorrent, and will extend the lifespan of their torrents’ swarms, offer rewards to peers who seed torrents, infuse resources into the torrent ecosystem, and establish financial rewards in return. The project will transform the way people share and consume content, helping to re-shape the industry for the better.”

The seeds, or machines with the partial files on BitTorrent, can also store the content from Pornhub that is in excess for their local servers to manage.  TRX will be the standard form of payment of incentivizing the peers to keep their machines connected so content on Pornhub can be accessed quickly.

There is also the likelihood of decentralizing the music industry. Imagine paying for the next Kanye West or Eminem track using TRX.

Decentralized Applications

The Tron project has entered the most crucial stage after the launch of the Tron Virtual Machine. This phase is the DApp phase where the network will truly be used for applications. This means that the over 10 Million users on Peiwo and other Tron-centric apps, will eventually be migrated onto the network. There is the other 150 Million active users of BitTorrent who will also play a part in all this according to Project Atlas.

In conclusion, the current decline of TRX in the crypto markets should not be a cause for alarm for the many HODLers out there. The current value of TRX at $0.0195 is gut-wrenching given all the updates and developments evident with the project in the short time period of 1 year since its ICO. But with the future is looking bright as described above. Q4 of 2018 and 2019 will be a good time period for TRX in the markets. The project is on course towards solving the real-life problem of decentralizing the web. This should answer the question “why should I hold Tron?”

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KaratGold Proves Its Business Model By Providing Official Documents

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There has been a lot of renewed enthusiasm in the cryptocurrency market thanks mainly to Bitcoin’s strong move about 10,000.  Although Bitcoin continues to show its dominance, the altcoin market has yet to benefit from that rally.  A few of the largest altcoins remain popular but the rest of the market continues to lag behind.  In 2018, there was a lot of talk regarding a possible altcoin apocalypse where only the strong would survive.  That prediction appears to be playing out as expected.  Going forward, only the best projects that have a real world need will survive.  Crypto traders will have to spend a lot of their time doing proper research in order to find the best opportunities, just like in all financial markets.  One promising project that appears to have the makings of a future winner is KaratGold Coin.

KaratGold Background

KaratGold Coin is a cryptocurrency developed by the reputable German company Karatbars International, which maintains a leading position in the market of small gold items and investments. The project is part of a larger ecosystem, which involves several blockchain solutions that can be used for transactions, communication, investing and other tasks. During the past few weeks, however, the KaratGold ecosystem has been a target of unsavory scam allegations.  

Karatbars International and GSB Gold Standard Banking Corporation…

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ICTE May Bring About Sweeping Changes for Cryptocurrency Exchanges

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Cryptocurrency has taken the world by storm during the last few years. An entirely new financial market was created almost overnight which has captured the imagination of all its participants. Cryptocurrency is even starting to attract institutional money from investment banks, hedge funds, and other proprietary trading firms. Despite the rapid growth, traders remain extremely frustrated by having to deal with the fragmented nature of centralized crypto exchanges.

A Change is Needed

When cryptocurrency first began, there weren’t many participants and the trading volume was relatively insignificant. But, over time, that has radically changed. Some tokens now have a capitalization in the billions and are being traded 24-7 by institutions all over the world. Despite the volume, significant problems exist with the current way that exchanges work. Some of those problems include the following:

  • Constant fear of hackers
  • Exchange manipulation
  • Fragmented liquidity
  • Risk of identity theft

One of the biggest issues regarding centralized exchanges is the risk of being hacked. These hack stories seem to always be circulating around the internet. While experienced traders may have the tools to avoid becoming a victim, potential new traders have zero interest in dealing with this. And it’s not just the small exchanges that are at risk. Even large exchanges, such as Mt. Gox and Binance, are subject to being hacked.

Another huge risk is having to deal with…

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SonicX and Dash Could Challenge Facebook’s Libra for Global Payments Market Share

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When Satoshi Nakamoto unveiled Bitcoin to the world, the dream was always for Bitcoin to serve as a new universal currency.  It would be free from the bureaucracy of governments.  And free from the tyranny of the old-world financial cartels.  Although the dream hasn’t yet materialized, it comes closer and closer with each passing day.

One of the biggest roadblocks for Bitcoin has been scalability.  At a speed of approximately 7 transactions per second, Bitcoin lags behind other cryptocurrencies like Ripple and global payment processors like Visa.  Many expect the lightning network to have a positive impact on Bitcoin’s TPS but until that comes to fruition, mass adoption will likely need another significant development.

Libra Currency Announcement

One development that could help pave the way toward mass adoption is the launch of the Libra currency.  Libra is expected to go live during the first half of 2020 according to Facebook’s June announcement.  According to Facebook, Libra will make sending money online cheaper and faster.  It will also have a hand in improving access to financial services, especially for the unbanked.  Given Facebook’s global reach, including many third world countries, providing financial access to the unbanked could provide a huge spark to global economies.  Additionally, it could provide the growth spark that cryptocurrency needs.

Facebook’s most popular messenger, WhatsApp, has approximately 1.5 billion monthly users.  This application is…

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