Tezos (XTZ) News, Price Predictions, Opinions and Analyses Created by Users

Tezos (XTZ)

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Tezos (XTZ), launched in September 2018, made headlines in 2017 when it raised a then record of $232 million during its ICO. The project faced several lawsuits and differences internally before launching its beta network in 2018.

Tezos is much like Ethereum, in that it is a decentralized network that is oriented towards smart contracts. The platform’s token, XTZ, is primarily used for governance, with holders receiving rewards for proposing protocol upgrades and contributing to the project. 

The Ethereum and Ethereum Classic split influenced the development vision of Tezos, with the Tezos executives saying that the splitting of communities and visions is precisely the kind of incident that Tezos wants to avoid, instead focusing on the community consensus via formal methods. 

Tezos aims to address the challenges associated with forks through self-amendment and on-chain governance. It recently implemented its first ever on-chain governance blockchain update. Tezos users staked their tokens to implement the first backwards incompatible change to the network, which was termed “Athens A.” The change, democratically conducted as a majority of users voted for this change, resulted in lowering the token threshold for one to be able to participate in the governance and voting process. 

It has been revealed that financial firm, Elevated Returns, which focuses on digitizing traditional assets, is planning to release $1 billion worth of Security Token Offerings (STOs) via the Tezos network, which would mark an important step in adoption for the network. Similarly, Latin America’s largest investment bank, BTG Pactual bank, has also announced that it would sell $1 billion worth of STOs on the Tezos blockchain.

In this tag, read Tezos (XTZ) news, price predictions, opinions and analyses created by users.

The next step for DeFi on Tezos: Wrapped ERC20 tokens

4 Dec 2020 2 minute read 2 comments Allen Walters

BenderLabs announced "Wrap Protocol" to be launched in early 2021, which will enable you to wrap your ERC20 tokens into FA2 tokens. FA2 tokens are a token standard on the Tezos blockchain. Wrapped ERC20 tokens can be on the Tezos blockchain. DEXter,...

You can now use DEXter on your mobile phone

3 Dec 2020 1 minute read 2 comments Allen Walters

DEXter, the decentralized exchange that is built on Tezos, is now available on Magma wallet on iOS and Android. Magma wallet is a Tezos wallet, which you can find on Apple Store and Google Play. This enables anyone to make trades anywhere, any time o...

Tezos (XTZ) Explained in 60 Seconds

2 Dec 2020 1 minute read 0 comments CryptoSlackers

Similarly to Ethereum, Tezos is a proof-of-stake blockchain network that allows programs, or smart contracts, to be executed without the need for a trusted 3rd party. XTZ, also known as tez, is the Tezos native cryptocurrency token that carries value...

Privacy features on Tezos are injected and will be live on mainnet in February

1 Dec 2020 2 minute read 4 comments Allen Walters

Just three weeks after the last upgrade was implemented into Tezos' mainnet, the next upgrade is injected. This upgrade includes privacy features, which will enable developers to include privacy features in the smartcontracts they deploy on Tezos. Te...

ClientSide library for dapp on Tezos

30 Nov 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Siham lamssaoui

    ConseilJs is a library for decentralized applications, it allows connection to tezos node for live chain data and operations. Cryptonomic offers Nautilus cloud an infrastructure service that makes the access to tezos platform easier. It can be us...

Tezos: The Underrated Altcoin

30 Nov 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Cje95

Recently I have been seeing all sorts of posts about altcoins for 2021 and altcoins to own right now. Amazingly at least to me is how Tezos is almost never mentioned as one to watch.   Tezos has been the focus of a lot of good news. Earlier this year...

Tezos: Creating, Deploying, and Interacting with a Contract using smartPy

26 Nov 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Siham lamssaoui

Get familiar with Tezos key operations, including creating, testing, compiling, deploying, and interacting with smart contracts. In this article, we show up how to create a simple decentralized application,deploy it and interact with the smart contra...

Cashing out on the Mini Surge in TEZOs

26 Nov 2020 3 minute read 1 comment rah

Yesterday, I promised to share some more success stories after having a bit of a break from posting. The break was only down to ‘If I ‘aint got nothing to say I ‘aint going to say anything’ So when I wrote yesterday the day before had been good bu...

The Tezos community rewards have just been distributed: rewards up to 200 XTZ

25 Nov 2020 2 minute read 1 comment Allen Walters

Last October, the Tezos Foundation, Tezos Commons and TQ Tezos, announced the "Tezos Community Rewards" program. An initiative to foster community engagement and reward people from the Tezos community who have been contributing to Tezos in different...

I hit 50,000 views on Publish0x in the last 30 days

24 Nov 2020 1 minute read 9 comments Allen Walters

Prety exited about this. I've been mostly writing about all the exciting developments that have been going on for Tezos. For this occasion I'll write about how I set up my Publish0x account and the content I write. I first started writing about sever...