TRON surges due to smart contract and open source release

TRON token rose 760% within 7 days following the news of partnership with Gifto and news of smart contract and source code Exodus which are to be released
18 December 2017   3293

TRON token is the currency of TRON block-based open source global digital entertainment protocol for digital entertainment. Past week was overwhelmingly successful for the token as TRON has shown the outstanding 760% price rise and for the first time has moved to the 2nd place in the list of tokens ranked by market capitalization.

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The price of the token increased from $0,007 on December 13 to $0,045 on December 18 while the market capitalization rose from $477 million to $3 billion just within 5 days, thereby moving the token to the second position in the top.

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Such price rally of the token started after the news about TRON partnership with Gifto virtual-gifting platform, which was announced on December 14, in aim to leverage the technology behind TRON to allow for effective transaction facilitation.

At the moment of press, these are main market parameters of TRON:

  • Average price: $0,041
  • Marketcap: $2 719 963 274
  • 24h volume: $338 654 000

UCLA Blockchain Crypto Conference to be Held in LA

The UCLA Conference will be held on February 17-18 of 2018, gathering together the most experienced and exciting thinkers
17 February 2018   174

UCLA's Blockchain Lab and Far from LA are holding the Blockchain Cryptocurrency Conference, gathering together the most experienced and exciting thinkers across SoCal, in order to foster both economic and educational progress. The conference will concern cybersecurity, cryptocurrencies, and blockchain.

The UCLA Conference will be held on February 17-18 of 2018.

Location: The University of California, Humanities Building, 415 Portola Plaza, UCLA 90095, Los Angeles

The headline speakers will include Kathleen Breitman, the co-founder of Tezos; Sandra Ro from UWIN Lab; David Moss from EOS; Jeremy Rubin, the Bitcoin core developer, and many more.

The agenda of the conference is as follows: the future of blockchain keynote, bringing humanity to the blockchain, cybersecurity, autonomous vehicles, blockchain's influence on the development of art and culture, blockchain in the music industry, government adoption of blockchain around the world, and more.