The Tron Foundation and Justin Sun, the Chief Executive Officer [CEO] of the organization, were in the news multiple times due to the sheer number of updates and developments from the company’s roster. Tron [TRX] recently announced its partnership with Tether [USDT] to create a new stablecoin.
In a recent post, the Foundation revealed features that would make the USDT-Tron pair better than stablecoins like OMNI. Tron tweeted,
“TRON’s partnership with @Tether_to to bring $USDT on the #TRON blockchain will make transactions faster and free, and provide more use cases. This is a significant improvement from the last generation of stable coins like Omni.”
The report showed that with respect to transaction speeds, Tron was far superior than OMNI. Transactions on the Tron network are settled immediately, whereas it takes up to 3 hours on the OMNI network. In terms of fees, transactions on Tron are free, while people using OMNI are required to pay $7 per transaction. According to Tron, USDT-Tron can be used for trading the Tron DApp House, as well as its latest acquisition, BitTorrent.
Earlier, Sun talked about Tron’s superiority over OMNI by talking about the multitude of features that are only available on Tron’s network. He stated,
“First of all, USDT Tron will offer the liquidity in Tron decentralized exchange. Second, USDT Tron will offer TRX holder, a new way of value storage. Third, USDT Tron will provide the DApp users, a new way to play DApps, which also minimize the risk of the cryptocurrency. Fourth, USDT Tron will give Tron blockchain new legitimacy and the increase the confidence of the institutional investor in that show.”
OMNI is a renting service based in San Francisco and Portland, and it made news previously, when the company introduced XRP as an option for cash outs. Thomas McLeod, the CEO of OMNI, stated,
“So there’s a world in which everything that you have you should be able to connect with other people and other people should be able to use those things as well so if you have a bike and you’re not using it someone else can use it when you’re not using it and now you can also make money on top of that.”
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Binance coin pumps by over 6% in an hour; breaks its all-time high
On June 20, Binance coin [BNB], a coin ranked seventh on CoinMarketCap, surged by a massive 6.38% over the past hour. The coin also broke its all-time high and was trading at $36.47, at press time.
At press time, BNB was being traded at $36.47 with a market cap of $5.097 billion. The 24-hour trading volume of the coin was reported to be $571.64 million, as it spiked by 2.35% over the day. Over the past seven days, the coin noted a rise of 2.03% in its price and continued to rise by 6.38% within the hour.
This hike follows Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange, KuCoin, listing Binance coin [BNB] and Binance announcing the launch of Elrond project on Binance launchpad. Binance funded the sharding-based public blockchain network in a private funding round, as the company closed the round with $1.9 million. It will be the next project supported by Binance launchpad and the token sale will be carried out in a lottery fashion. The token sale is scheduled to begin from June 22, 00:00 AM [UTC].
The coin was highly traded on Binance exchange with BNB/USDT pair and BNB/BTC pair. BNB/USDT took the first place as it noted a 24-hour trading volume of $137 million, followed by BNB/BTC which reported a volume of $126 million. The third position was taken by LBank exchange, which registered a trading volume of $120 million with BNB/USDT pair.
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