All Eyes On Bitcoin as Altcoins Consolidate

Crypto markets consolidating today; Bitcoin takes a breath, LTC back up,  XRP, EOS and Tezos retreating. Crypto markets have remained in consolidation for the past 24 hours. Very little movement has occurred on most of the majors as Bitcoin shows no direction at the moment. Total market capitalization remains around $285 billion this Wednesday morning. […]

Tezos Commons Exec Raises Concerns Over Suspicious Activity by Hard Fork Developers

Members of the community around decentralized platform Tezos have raised concerns about an alleged upcoming hard fork of its blockchain. The issue appeared in a blog post by Tezos Commons executive director Shaun Belcher on June 17. Discussing what he described as evidence of collusion between two third-party entities, Belcher warned that the hard fork, […]

Tezos Foundation Hires PwC Blockchain Expert Roman Schnider

Roman Schnider is the co-creator of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Switzerland’s blockchain initiative and is now reportedly joining the Tezos Foundation as CFO according to a post from the Foundation.  Foundation Board Strengthens Operations Team in Zug After having worked for 15 years at PwC in various roles including investment banking specialist and having launched the department […]

IEO Crypto Tokens Matic, Harmony One, More Could 1000x Says Analyst

Upon any visit to crypto Twitter or any online cryptocurrency community for that matter, and you’ll be hard pressed to avoid over the top shilling of the recent IEO tokens, notably the Binance Launchpad-born tokens, Harmony One, Celr, Fetch, BitTorrent Token, and the Coinbase Ventures-backed Matic. While the shilling may be relentless, the incessant mentions […]

Tezos Foundation Snags Former PwC Blockchain Expert As CFO

Tezos Foundation, a non-profit, educational wing of the smart contract and Dapp platform, announced Roman Schnider, co-creator of PricewaterhouseCoopers Switzerland’s blockchain initiative, to supercede Eelco Fiole as Chief Financial Officer. Schnider’s appointment to the Zug based firm will begin summer 2019, about six months after investment executive and adjunct professor of financial ethics Fiole filled […]

Exec Who Launched PwC Switzerland’s Blockchain Division to Become CFO at Tezos

The man who launched a blockchain and cryptocurrency assurance division for PwC in Switzerland is joining Tezos as chief financial officer, the foundation confirmed in a news release on June 11. Roman Schnider is leaving the Big Four firm after 15 years, and Tezos says he is already familiar with the organization, since it was the first major blockchain project […]

Bitcoin Price Dips Back Under $8K as Top Cryptos See Moderate Losses

Saturday, June 8 — most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting moderate losses on the day by press time, as bitcoin (BTC) falls under the $7,900 mark. Market visualization courtesy of Coin360 Bitcoin is down nearly 3% on the day, trading around $7,870 at press time, according to CoinMarketCap. Looking at its weekly chart, […]

Litecoin Leading Markets Higher With 10% Pump

Crypto markets inch up slowly; Litecoin and Tezos on a charge, BSV falling further back.  As we end another week in crypto land markets are starting to pick up a little. There has been no major breakout for Bitcoin yet but some of the altcoins are doing well and green is back in the tables. […]

Why Decentralization Matters in the Crypto Republic

On May 30, Tezos implemented the amendment Athens A, as the result of a voting process that involved its baker nodes (the Tezos equivalent of “miners”) from Feb. 28 to May 30. Although the actual relevance of the upgrade was quite small (see below), the Tezos community underlines that the test was a milestone. The […]

In First, Tezos Blockchain Activates Upgrade By Token Holder Voting

The Tezos blockchain has officially been upgraded. In a first for Tezos, two separate backwards-incompatible changes have been activated on the network after three months of on-chain voting by stakeholders. The Tezos self-amendment process which began for this first time back in February came to a close late Wednesday with the successful activation of an […]