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Bitcoin looks for a potential breakout as Tezos lists on Kraken exchange, Ethereum blockchain upgrades are not yet ready, TRON partnership details, and stablecoin news floods the market. Here’s today’s action! Crypto Exchange Kraken Lists Tezos Tezos fans will see Tezos coins (XTZ) available for trade on Kraken today (started at 11 am ET). Until …

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Notable crypto exchange Kraken announced the listing of Tezos coins late yesterday evening. Trading began at 11 am Eastern Standard Time today. Kraken sees almost $130 million in trading activity (volume) per day, with leverage trading options as well. Tezos is listed as the 17th largest cryptocurrency by market cap, with a current value of over $880 …

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This post was originally published here Friday, Oct. 12: after yesterday’s carnage, crypto markets are seeing some relative price stability. The top cryptocurrencies by market cap are seeing mild movement, both red and green. Market visualization by Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) has has seen little price action on the day, and is up 0.5 percent to …

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What a year for crypto investors. Are you still enjoying the party? Let’s be honest with ourselves for a moment. The current market climate is irrational, volatile and it seems there’s no lack of copycats dApps dividing the market capitalization without really bringing an added value to the industry. Free market? Great. Competition? Sure. But …

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When Ethereum burst onto the scene in 2015, this second-generation blockchain technology was to be everything that Bitcoin was not. More secure, more adaptable, more intelligent, and more future-proof than the first generation grandfather of the cryptocurrency revolution. Originally the brainchild of Bitcoin Magazine co-Founder Vitalik Buterin, the concept for Ethereum was born in a …

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Tezos officially launched its mainnet on Monday, September 17, signifying the end of the beta testing phase of the world’s first “self-amending” cryptocurrency. According to the press release, the Tezos Foundation had to take care of certain issues after the genesis block commenced the beta phase in June. These included issues of unscheduled downtimes and …

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The price of XTZ, the native token of the Tezos crypto project, rose 30 percent over the weekend in anticipation of the network’s official launch Monday. At press time, XTZ is trading at $1.55, having clocked a 5.5-week high of $1.75 at 13:10 UTC on Saturday. At that point, XTZ was up 35 percent from …

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The “experimental” phase for the Tezos blockchain is over. On Monday morning, the Tezos Foundation will officially announce that the protocol will no longer be in a beta period, and instead be a full mainnet, launched and run by its community. The designation is admittedly largely a semantic one. Tezos launched a mainnet, or live …

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The number of Tezos bakers is on the rise. The protocol’s term for a validator (its equivalent of bitcoin’s miners), bakers are crucial to ensuring the nascent network’s security. And that’s all the more necessary given the value of the funds at stake. Since raising $232 million in 2017, the protocol has had a very …

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A federal court judge in California has blocked a move that sought to dismiss a class action lawsuit alleging that the initial coin offering (ICO) conducted by the Tezos Foundation violated securities laws in the U.S. The decision came Tuesday, as District Judge Richard Seeborg denied the motion filed by the Tezos Foundation and the …

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“Big Four” financial firm PriceWaterhouseCoopers’ Switzerland branch will audit the Tezos Foundation, the latter announced Monday. The Foundation explained that PwC Switzerland will act as an external auditor and examine at the organization’s finances and operations. This is the first time a “large-scale blockchain organization  [has been] accepted as an audit client” by a Big …

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“To me, it kind of feels similar to the beginning of ethereum.” Andrew Paulicek, founder of Happy Tezos, isn’t the only one excited about the upcoming milestone in the life of Tezos, a blockchain network that launched three weeks ago after a series of long, painful delays. Every three days or so – the exact …

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Malicious cartels just might be lurking on your blockchain. At least, that’s the latest finding from Cornell University researchers Philip Daian, Tyler Kell, Ian Miers and Ari Juels, who reached the conclusion in a paper published last week on a vote manipulation scheme it termed a dark decentralized autonomous organization, or “dark DAO.” Describing the dark …

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A few short weeks after the beta version of its mainnet went live, Tezos is looking to encourage its community to begin developing on its platform. The Tezos Foundation announced a new grant-making process Friday, saying it will hold a formal call for proposals in August. In a press release, the foundation explained that it …

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Michael J. Casey is the chairman of CoinDesk’s advisory board and a senior advisor for blockchain research at MIT’s Digital Currency Initiative. The following article originally appeared in CoinDesk Weekly, a custom-curated newsletter delivered every Sunday exclusively to our subscribers. Blockchain governance is hard. That’s the only reliable conclusion to draw from the chaotic, contentious rollout …

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After months of painful wrangling, the Tezos network is up and running – more or less. The Tezos Foundation announced on Saturday that the blockchain’s “betanet is live.” As the group explained prior to the launch, this means that a fully functional version of the network is available, but still “experimental” in nature, with downtime and …

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The Tezos Foundation has a message for the community: the code belongs to its users. Revealed in a statement on Monday, the non-profit is now directly pledging to take steps that will find it less involved in operations once the much-anticipated blockchain is launched. It’s a move reminiscent of the recent EOS launch, which has …

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Taylor Pearson is the author of “The End of Jobs” and writes about entrepreneurship and blockchain technologies at TaylorPearson.me. Following acrimonious debates within the bitcoin and ethereum communities over the past few years regarding governance decisions that ended in forks, there has been a wave of projects offering on-chain governance. This is a system for deciding …

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Tezos, the blockchain project that sought to fix crypto’s broken governance models, is at the center of talk about how to handle decentralized politics – just not in the way its founders had hoped. On Sunday, the Tezos Foundation announced that it would be carrying out know-your-customer and anti-money laundering (KYC/AML) checks on investors who bought …

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Don’t call it a comeback. Tezos, the blockchain project backed by the largest ever initial coin offering (ICO) at the time of its 2017 launch, hasn’t exactly been able to translate its hype into success as yet. Hamstrung by series of legal woes, the open-source software, designed for blockchain governance, has spent months ironically held …

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