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TRON Founder Announces TRX Token Will Be Listed On LBANK Exchange (
The founder of TRON (TRX) announced today that the digital token will be listed on exchange LBANK with more exchanges coming. Justin Sun, the founder of the Tron Foundation, took to Twitter earlier today to reveal the news, further pushing the token into the limelight. LBANK, which is an exchange platform, offers trading fees of 0.10 percent. It currently has around 50 listed tokens, and the addition of TRX would make it one of the larger tokens traded on the platform. Some enthusiasts of the 15th-placed altcoin have said to expect a bull run as a result.

Vegancoin: Vegans Now Have Their Own ‘Cruelty-Free’ Cryptocurrency (
Launching today, VeganNation bills itself as the first vegan-friendly community platform to have its own cryptocurrency, called VeganCoin. The platform features an online marketplace for vegan products and services, enables users to share vegan-focused content such as recipes, and order food from nearby vegans. (That is if enough people sign up). VeganNation users will be able to use VeganCoin across these services.

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What is Blocknet (BLOCK)? | Beginner’s Guide (
What is Blocknet? Blocknet (sometimes referred to as Block) is a decentralized, platform-as-a-service protocol that connects the nodes of different blockchains. As you probably know, there are hundreds, if not thousands, of blockchains that currently exist, and this number is showing no signs of slowing down its growth anytime soon. Many of these chains, though, are unable to communicate and interact with each other, creating small groups of siloed ecosystems. And, the inability of these groups to work together is holding back the entire blockchain industry.

SikurPhone With a Secure Cryptocurrency Wallet Unveiled at MWC 2018 (
A long time after launching its security-focused GranitePhone, Brazil’s Sikur at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 in Barcelona on Tuesday brought the SikurPhone that helps you protect your cryptocurrency. The new smartphone comes with a pre-installed cryptocurrency wallet and includes cloud integration to securely store various cryptocurrencies under one roof. Pre-orders for 20,000 units for the SikurPhone have already started at a promotional price of $799 (roughly Rs. 52,100), while the units will ship sometime in August this year.

Ripple (XRP) Drops to $0.92 Despite Positive News (
The cryptocurrency market has recently taken a nosedive and Ripple (XRP) was among the first ones to go down. Ripple (XRP) is worth $0.92 per token as of now which puts it right beneath the $1 psychological milestone. Even though Ripple (XRP) went over the $1 milestone two times already, the third one might not that be that easy. The reason we are saying this is because Ripple (XRP) is surrounded by positive news, but it still keeps losing value. If we look at the statistics graphs for Ripple (XRP) we will see that it lost 13.4% of its net worth during this week. Moreover, Ripple (XRP) dropped nearly 5% of its token price during the last 24 hours which puts it at $0.92. In addition, the total market capitalization for Ripple is valued at $36,145,607,599 USD which shows that it’s still far from losing from its spot as the world’s third biggest cryptocurrency.