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Tron Community in Uproar as Genesis Coins Used in Super Reps Vote

[ad_1] The Tron (TRX) community was beside itself on Wednesday, Feb. 19 after founder Justin Sun’s address was shown to have voted in two Tron Foundation apps as a Super Representative (SR). Both Tron-Ace and Tron-Bet were voted in as Super Representatives by the Zion address, the same account which received 99 billion TRX from the coin’s genesis block.Super Representatives are responsible for overseeing block production on Tron’s blockchain. As
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Stellar’s Jed McCaleb Says His XRP Sell-Off Won’t Disrupt Crypto Market

[ad_1] A recent Medium post from blockchain monitor Whale Alert showed that Stellar CTO Jed McCaleb sold off more than 1 billion XRP between 2014 and 2019. The post attempted to analyze whether or not McCaleb’s sale of XRP will affect the price of the crypto. Whale Alert noted that compared with other total trade volumes per day, the amount McCaleb is selling seems insignificant.Following up on this, McCaleb told
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Under the Justin Sun: A Closer Look at the Tron Empire

[ad_1] Born in China’s Qinghai Province, 29-year-old Justin Sun is the founder and CEO of Tron, one of the largest blockchain networks in the world. Sun, who holds a master’s degree in East Asian studies from the University of Pennsylvania and a bachelor of arts in history from Peking University, launched the Tron Foundation in Singapore in September 2017. Later that year, Tron released its open-source protocol, followed by its mainnet
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Binance Set to Launch NEO/USDT Futures With Up to 50x Leverage

[ad_1] Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced that it is about to launch a new futures product tracking crypto asset NEO.Per the announcement published on Feb. 16, the NEO/USDT futures will be launched on Feb. 17 and traders will be able to select leverage between 1x and 50x. The fees that the exchange imposes on trades of the contract in question are a 2% base initial margin rate, 1% base maintenance
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Five Crypto Relationships Worth Noting on Valentine’s Day

[ad_1] Today is Saint Valentine’s Day, and in honor of this most romantic of holidays, Cointelegraph presents five of the crypto community’s most notable unions and breakups of the past 12 months.Kelly Lynn Loeffler and BakktKelly Lynn Loeffler split from the crypto world in 2019, but can you blame her? Loeffler left Bitcoin futures exchange Bakkt, where she was CEO, for a place with a slightly bigger cloakroom: the United
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IOHK Donates $500,000 to University of Wyoming’s Blockchain Lab

[ad_1] IOHK, the software company behind Cardano, announced on Feb. 14 a donation of $500,000 in Cardano (ADA) to support and develop the University of Wyoming’s (UW) Blockchain Research and Development Lab.Professor James Caldwell, Assistant Professor Mike Borowczak and Philip Schlump will co-direct the Advanced Blockchain Research and Development Lab.Professor Borowczak told Cointelegprah that IOHK’s donation will be used to support faculty and graduate students in developing practical applications for
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Ethereum Can Hit $440 But Indicator Warns Altcoin ‘Overbought’

[ad_1] Ether (ETH) price could continue its gains to hit $440 before resistance kicks in, one analyst has told mainstream media. Speaking to Bloomberg on Feb. 14, Edward Moya, senior market analyst at online forex broker Oanda Corp, warned that the largest altcoin’s huge gains in 2020 were now looking unstable. GSI flashes bearish for ETHETH/USD has more than doubled since Jan. 1, rising from $130 to press time levels of more
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Ethereum Classic Jumps Into DeFi With Fantom Partnership, But Only as Collateral

[ad_1] ETC Labs and Fantom Foundation are collaborating to bring decentralized finance (DeFi) to Fantom’s ecosystem, a Feb. 10 press release announced. Ethereum Classic (ETC) will serve as collateral for issuing a stablecoin similar to Maker’s DAI on the Fantom platform.Fantom will be using the Xar Network, a DeFi framework specifically developed for the project. The framework uses some of Fantom’s Byzantine Fault Tolerant (BFT) consensus technologies, such as Lachesis
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Cryptojacking Projection an Area of Focus for Microsoft’s Edge Browser

[ad_1] Edge, the web browser of information technology giant Microsoft, now blocks cryptojacking malware.A Microsoft Edge spokesperson told Cointelegraph on Feb. 10 that the latest version of the web browser features a new PUA (Potentially Unwanted Apps) blocking feature that may block some illicit cryptocurrency mining malware.When asked about whether Microsoft plans to protect Edge users from illicit cryptocurrency miners, the spokesperson said that “this will be a particular area
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XTZ, BNB, BSV, ETH, LINK

[ad_1] Bitcoin has extended its strong run this year by a move above the psychologically critical level of $10,000. The positive sentiment in Bitcoin is leading the crypto space higher. In 2020, most major altcoins have been outperforming Bitcoin, which shows investor interest has picked up in them once again.However, the focus of the crypto industry remains on the forthcoming Bitcoin halving. Coinbase believes that the supply rate reduction will