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Allen Walters

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Allen Walters

Tezos now supported on tZERO's digital securities protocol

14 Apr 2020 1 minute read comments Allen Walters

In October last year, tZERO announced a partnership with Alliance Investments. This partnership would be the basis to launch a series of STO's (Security Token Offerings) on Tezos. The first project they plan to tokenize is River Plaza, which is a lux...

Tezos Southeast Asia and The ACCA have committed themselves to explore accounting applications on Tezos

13 Apr 2020 1 minute read comments Allen Walters

Tezos Suotheast Asia (TSA) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) will be looking to simplify accounting processes by automating certain aspects of accounting on the Tezos blockchain. We have seen this type of application to be...

Demystifying Security Token Offerings

12 Apr 2020 5 minute read comments Allen Walters

STO is short for Security Token Offering. STO's are tokenized assets. This means that value of the asset, is represented by tokens that are registered on a blockchain. These Tokens are classified as a "Security", which are assets that are strictly re...

Bitcoin Association Switzerland has launched a Bitcoin stablecoin on Tezos

8 Apr 2020 1 minute read comments Allen Walters

Quick newsflash: Bitcoin Association Switzerland kicks off the DeFi ecosystem on Tezos with a Bitcoin-backed stablecoin. tzBTZ will be usable in Tezos smartcontracts.    "tzBTC brings the liquidity and battle-tested brand of Bitcoin (BTC) into the Te...

Why decentralization is key for blockchain adoption

8 Apr 2020 4 minute read comments Allen Walters

Unbank the banked. One of the most famous phrases used in crypto. You store your money on a bank account because your bank is supposed to keep it safe and you trust them to give you access to it whenever you decide to spend it. Store your money on a...

Tezos is getting more serious exploring a native oracle network on the Tezos blockchain

5 Apr 2020 2 minute read comments Allen Walters

Oracles can be crucial for certain applications that are and will be build on the Tezos blockchain platform. Being fully dependent on Chainlink or other oracles could not be the best choice long term. Yes, we know, Chainlink has a working product, bu...

Tezos is working on two CBDC application proposals: for both the Banque de France and the National Bank of Ukraine.

4 Apr 2020 3 minute read comments Allen Walters

For any commercial entity, saving time and money is always an incentive to innovate. The trust-less and immutable qualities of decentralized blockchains, create the possibility to reduce costs and speed in transaction processes. That way it makes (cr...

New insights in the gameplay of "Emergents": the digital collectible cardgame on Tezos

3 Apr 2020 2 minute read comments Allen Walters

This month, the collectible cardgame "Emergents", that is being build on Tezos, will have its alpha release. As you can read in my previous article about Emergents, it will be a card game like Magic The Gathering and Hearthstone, which both are very...

No, miningpools do not cause centralization

2 Apr 2020 3 minute read comments Allen Walters

Discussing EOS' centralization in my previous article sparked some responses from EOS enthousiasts.  No one seemed to try to make a case for EOS decentralization though. Instead, the best argument for EOS enthousiasts seems to be pointing at Ethereum...

How EOS theoretical decentralization, is in reality centralized

1 Apr 2020 7 minute read comments Allen Walters

EOS is promoted as a blockchain "utilizing a decentralized consensus algorithm". In this article I will discuss the theoretical decentralization, and how that plays out in reality as a centralized result.  EOS governanceWhere most decentralized block...