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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tezos Is About to Undergo Its First Token Holder Administered Hard Fork

After three months, a governance vote of public smart contract-enabled blockchain tezos (XTZ) started on Feb. 28 has been concluded — as scheduled — three months later, on May 28. Cryptocurrency news outlet Coindesk reported yesterday that the voting process has approved the upgrade — dubbed Athens A — and that the implementation is imminent. […]

Tezos Is About to Enact Its First-Ever On-Chain Blockchain Update

After nearly three months of voting by token holders, the Tezos blockchain will undertake a series of backwards-incompatible changes to the network on Wednesday. Called Athens A, the upgrade proposal was the first to undergo the network’s “self-amendment” process in which bakers on Tezos – equivalent to miners on bitcoin or ethereum – stake tokens […]

Tezos Pumps Ten Percent as Markets Consolidate

Crypto markets pulling back; Altcoins are mixed, Bitcoin and Ethereum cooling off, Tezos on a roll. Crypto markets have continued to fall as we enter the weekend. There has been no bounce back following the Bitfinex and Tether induced dump a couple of days ago and total market capitalization is holding around $170 billion. Bitcoin […]

Tezos Leading The Pack Back to $180 Billion

Crypto markets keep climbing; XRP is finally awake, Tezos is flying and Augur is on Coinbase. Crypto markets are still buoyant today as momentum has crept up for the best part of the week. Total capitalization is approaching $180 billion again as Bitcoin and brethren hold on to recent gains and retest resistance levels. Bitcoin […]

$750 Million Crypto Tezos (XTZ) Spikes 10% to Reclaim Five-Month High

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