OKEx Executive May Make Appearance at Tron Buffett ‘Power Lunch’

Photo: Pixabay With only days to go until the landmark meeting between Tron and billionaire investor Warren Buffett, rumors are flying about some high-profile guests at the fund-raising lunch, from the world of politics and crypto. Justin Sun, CEO and founder of Tron, won the lunch date with Buffett, a renowned crypto skeptic, after bidding $4.6 million for the opportunity, with the money going to help San Francisco’s Glide charity. Lunch Date Now, with the lunch date set for Thursday, July 25, in Silicon Valley, speculation is rife that Sun…

Opera Integrates Bitcoin (BTC) and TRON (TRX) to Its Browser

Opera has launched the ability to use BTC and TRX on the beta version of its browser, allowing for the further adoption of Web 3.0 protocols in the mainstream. Until now, the inbuilt crypto wallet had only supported ERC-20 tokens, which has now been expanded to include BTC and TRX, July 10, 2019. Launching for Large Scale Adoption Opera is one of the biggest browsers in the world, with most users predominantly using the mobile app. Bitcoin, the genesis network for cryptographically secured currency, is currently seeing the value of…

Support for TRON and Bitcoin Blockchains Added on Opera’s Crypto Wallet

Photo: Opera Blog On July 10, Opera browser launched exciting, innovative features incorporated into Crypto Wallet in the beta version of Opera browser on Android (version 53 beta). The new feature is accompanied by support for TRON and Bitcoin blockchains, an initiative which helps to make Web 3 more mainstream. Initially, Opera’s built-in Crypto Wallet could only support ERC-tokens and Ethereum. And now the updated version supports both TRON and Bitcoin. It is far safer to say that Opera browsers are Web 3 ready as it sets the pace for…

Opera’s Android Built-In Crypto Wallet Now Supports Bitcoin, Tron

Opera has added support for Bitcoin (BTC) and Tron (TRX) blockchain-based tokens to the crypto wallet for Opera for Android (version 53 beta). In an official blog post published July 10, the internet browser developer revealed that users of Opera for Android can now send and receive BTC, TRX and TRC-10 standard tokens and that webpages can also request and receive addresses for users to complete transactions with BTC. Opera characterizes this second functionality as “an experimental integration of Web 3” — a term that was initially coined to refer…

TRON Takes No Responsibility for Related Scam as Angry Protesters and Police Raid Offices

Yesterday, the Twitter user Hayden Otto revealed that TRON is under serious fire: he updated that the Beijing offices of the prominent crypto company behind the TRX cryptocurrency had been filled with police officers as part of a raid. Otto went on to update users that many people were gathered outside the TRON office, protesting and shouting that TRON is a scam. All of this took place after the news broke that TRON failed to distance itself from a crypto Ponzi scheme that had claimed it is connected to the…

BitTorrent, Tron Launch Crypto-Powered ‘Speed’ Downloading Software

Peer-to-peer torrent client BitTorrent has launched its downloads optimization software, BitTorrent Speed, with native token functionality. The news was revealed in an official press release published on July 8.  As reported, Bittorrent launched a native Tron blockchain-based token, BitTorrent (BTT), at the start of this year, having revealed plans to evolve a tokenized content platform that would enable users to optimize their network speed and attain faster downloads. As per the press release, the Bittorrent Speed software will now be integrated into all new downloads of the company’s µTorrent Classic…

Tron Issues Official Response to Recent Protest at Beijing Office

The Tron Foundation issued an official response to a recent protest against a ponzi scheme that went under a Tron-like name, today, July 8. As Cointelegraph previously reported, protestors swarmed the Beijing research and development offices of Raybo technology — a partner firm of Tron’s —  to express outrage at a local cryptocurrency scam operating under a Tron-like name that reportedly led to $30 million worth of losses and one suicide. The offices were eventually surrounded by police, who contained and subsequently removed the protestors.  In its official statement, Tron…

Tron (TRX) Revival Adds 6.2%, Reacting From Q1 Peaks

Tron (TRX) reacts from 3.1 cents, adds 6.2 percent After Justin Sun’s efforts, Tron is dominating in terms of dApp activity Reaffirming the presence of buyers, yesterday’s support at 3.1 cents is a mark of bulls. It is an intervention and the basis for a TRX possible expansion to above 4 cents reflecting buyers of May 2019. At the time of press, TRX is up 6.2 percent from last week’s close. Tron Price Analysis Fundamentals The era of smart contracting is all thanks to Ethereum. By building the frame works…

Tron Rally Fades After Viral Video Spooks Crypto Traders

The price of Tron (TRX) fell as much as 9 percent on Monday after protesters furious at Justin Sun for allegedly remaining silent about a $30 million Ponzi scheme stormed the project’s Beijing offices. As of the time of writing, the Tron price stood at $0.034, down more than 5 percent from its daily high. The move downward negated a majority of gains TRX made on Sunday, though it clung to a 24-hour advance of about 4 percent against the dollar. The Tron price endured a steep drop after a…

Tron HQ Swarmed by Police & Protesters in Wake of Justin Sun Scam Claims

Video footage has emerged of police surrounding the office of TRON HQ in Beijing as the fallout from the recent $30 million “Wave Field” scam continues. Initial rumors suggested authorities were “raiding” TRON’s offices following allegations of TRON founder Justin Sun’s alleged culpability in the scam. However, that notion was quickly dismissed by Sun, and a TRON spokesperson claimed the police had been called to quell a protest by victims of the aforementioned scam. In the meantime, a Whale Alert shows that $23.5 million worth of TRX was moved to…