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.

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Last months new Tezos account growth was an amazing 8%

23 May 2020 2 minute read 10 comments Allen Walters

Alexander Eichhorn tweeted about Tezos account growth yesterday. Great news since it mentioned an 8% growth in the number of new funded accounts. This indicates a substantial growth of new users and investors. Following the news on Tezos on a daily b...

Tezos Liquid Proof-of-Stake for dummies

1 Apr 2020 1 minute read 11 comments Baking Bad

Tezos staking algorithm Tezos blockchain has its own algorithm of consensus  - Liquid Proof-of-Stake. This is a kind of PoS with some nice features.  Typically, in Proof-of-Stake algorithms, such as Delegated PoS, the number of block validators is ti...

Atomic Wallet - Do I Really Need Another Wallet?

14 Jun 2020 4 minute read 23 comments Bragato18

Do I really need another wallet? My wife and I try and keep the storage of our tokens and coins as simple as possible. We don't really want a multitude of wallets, with all those passwords, 12 word seed phrases to keep secure. So up till now we have...

tzBTC: Bitcoin on Tezos (New Tezos Primitive)

12 Apr 2020 2 minute read 3 comments rhyzom

  Bitcoin tends to outsource functionality to other chains and tzBTC is similar to what WBTC (wrapped Bitcoin) does on the Ethereum chain — a representation of Bitcoin (or a certificate for ownership of Bitcoin) within the Ethereum ecosystem. tzBTC b...

Alternatives to Coinbase Wallets (Part 1)

27 Aug 2020 3 minute read 10 comments rah

For today’s post I  am going to tell you a story because tomorrow I am going to post on wallets. It’s a subject I have been meaning to get around to for a couple of months and even said I would write on it one day. I will also admit to making a coupl...

The End of May: Whales Splashing or Bulls Rushing?

28 May 2020 3 minute read 20 comments Thomas Wolf

I wonder what is to come for June!  May has been an interesting month for crypto.This morning, Thursday, May 28th, 2020, Bitcoin took another leap in the positive after having fallen below $9,000 USD.The market has half-way recovered to it's $10,000...

Tactics for Newbies: Milking the Cow

21 Jul 2020 3 minute read 10 comments rah

Let me tell you how it works… You join an exchange and now you are ready to start trading. You buy some crypto, pay the commission and then sit back and wait for the price to rise. You’re not sure if you should wait for the big leap in prices (we all...

Tezos first stablecoin is officially launched: USDtz

5 May 2020 1 minute read 6 comments Allen Walters

Yesterday USDtz went live. USDtz is Tezos first stablecoin and will be part of a DeFi ecosystem that is in the process of being build. Quick recap from my last article: USDtz is a stablecoin with DAO features that is part of a DeFi ecosystem. USDtz i...

DeFi components on Tezos: TEZEX, a cross-chain gateway

27 Dec 2020 3 minute read 5 comments Allen Walters

With USDtz, ETHtz and tzBTC available on Tezos, we can now offer tradingpairs on Tezos-based DEXes that could attract a new group of traders who are currently trading on Ethereum-based DEXes. Untill now only XTZ pairs are available on DEXter. If you'...

Tezos Tenderbake testnet is up, improving scalability and the amount of transactions per second

26 Oct 2020 4 minute read 9 comments Allen Walters

A few months ago there was an unofficial announcement made that Tenderbake testnet would be up before the end of the year. Wednesday, Arthur Breitman, one of the founders of Tezos, has released a screenshot of the Tenderbake testnet that is currently...