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TRON (TRX) VIRTUAL MACHINE TO SKETCH A NEW AWESOME GROWTH FOR THE ALTCOIN
As popular altcoin TRON (TRX) prepares for the launch of a TRON Virtual Machine on its main net ,
industry observers speculate that it could prove to be a big blessing in disguise for the small coin.
It’s DApps background, has attracted younger generation of crypto investors.
GMO INTERNET TO LAUNCH YEN-PEGGED CRYPTOCURRENCY STABLECOIN IN 2019
GMO Internet recently revealed plans to launch a Yen-pegged cryptocurrency stablecoin next year. This move marks another chapter in the company’s drive to expand its involvement in the virtual currency market.
BMW-BACKED BLOCKCHAIN COMPETITION OFFERS TOKEN PRIZES FOR AUTO TECH
The Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative (MOBI) has launched a development “tournament” to explore how vehicles will communicate, co-operate and transact in the smart cities of the near-future.
The 4-month MOBI Grand Challenge kicks off on October 12, with a public demonstration of winning technologies to be hosted by BMW Group in Munich, Germany on next February.
CRYPTO FIRM PUNDI X INTRODUCES BLOCKCHAIN-POWERED XPHONE
Pundi X, best known for their NPXS cryptocurrency token, XPASS card, and Pundi XPOS point-of-sales devices for retail transactions,
has announced a blockchain-powered smartphone called the XPhone.
The firm made the announcement and invited journalists and attendees alike to test out demo units of the XPhone today at the XBlockchain Summit.
CRYPTO NEWS FLASH: BITCOIN (BTC), RIPPLE AND XRP, ETHEREUM (ETH), VECHAIN (VET), NEO
A flash crash has dragged the price of Bitcoin down more than 4% at time of publishing, taking the vast majority of altcoins along with it. The drop follows a rough day in the US stock market, with the Dow losing 3%.
Bitcoin is currently $6,282, according to the latest data on CoinMarketCap. The overall market cap of all cryptocurrencies is down about 8%, and currently stands at around $201 billion.
A new platform designed to monitor specific addresses on Ethereum has been officially launched.
Ethwatch.io is designed to give crypto hodlers the power to “monitor honey pots, cold storage, hot wallets, and smart contracts.” The platform features text and Email alerts for those who want to monitor activity on the go.
RIPPLE AND XRP
Ripple CTO David Schwartz is expanding on his recent article that details why he believes XRP is becoming more decentralized, while Bitcoin’s proof-of-work algorithm is pushing BTC toward centralization.
According to Schwartz, the metrics that give Bitcoin and by extension all cryptocurrencies value are the network effect, scarcity, stability and participation.
A gaming company in China says it’s building a decentralized gaming ecosystem on the NEO platform.
Magic Cube is already in the gaming space, with 23 games live and under development, according to Neo News Today.
VECHAIN IS INTRODUCING A NEW VIDEO SERIES TO HELP PEOPLE LEARN ABOUT THE PLATFORM.
The ‘Technical Deep Dive Series’ is designed to “devote resources into providing the tools, documentation, and support that the community needs to walk hand in hand with us, bringing this technology to the forefront.”
WAVES PLATFORM FULL NODE ON AN ANDROID PHONE!
Our engineers run a @wavesplatform node on the @Android phone. It is fully synced and even can mine blocks. It is just interesting POC but works great and very promising. – Sergei Shiktarev