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Cardano Completes Hard Fork Paving The Way For Shelley Launch

Crypto platform Cardano has successfully completed a mainnet hard fork which brings the system closer to the long awaited Shelley release. The upgrade also resulted in a minor price boost for ADA. Cardano Forked to OBFT IOHK has completed an important update which is part of the journey to launching Shelley era functionality on the Read more…

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Ethereum 2.0 Testnet Attracts 22,000 Validators

One of the broadest testnets for Ethereum 2.0 is advancing, already attracting 22,000 validators. The shift to proof-of-stake is still left for the future, but there are signs of incipient and growing interest. Largest Testnet for Ethereum 2.0 Starts Attracting Stakers Ethereum (ETH) has not moved as fast from mining to staking as previously promised. Read more…

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Why 2020 Will Bring Record Highs For Cryptocurrencies

This year will be one to forget for the majority of cryptocurrencies which are ending it lower than they began. 2020 could be fundamentally different though and here’s why. A Brighter Future For Cryptocurrencies Total crypto market capitalization is currently 50% higher than it was this time last year, however that is largely bitcoin’s doing. Read more…

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VeChain Loses 1M Coins from Compromised Buyback Wallet 

The VeChain (VET) buyback program, which boosted the token price, was shaken by a recently discovered loss from the central wallet. The most probable cause was an insider gaining access to the wallet’s private keys, or a human error leading to an exploit. Insider Procedure Flaws Led to Theft VeChain reported 1 million coins lost Read more…

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Ethereum (ETH) 2.0 Upgrade May Revive Staking in 2020

Ethereum (ETH) may bring another round of staking enthusiasm if it moves forward to further replace mining in 2020. New Staking Projects Appeared in the Past Year Staking coins may come in fashion again, as passive income and slow growth replace previous highly speculative uses. Staking is nothing new in the crypto space, but this Read more…

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French Military Police Finds Use Case for Tezos Blockchain

Since September 2019, the French Gendarmerie’s cybercrime division has been validating and recording judicial expenses on the Tezos blockchain. This is potentially one of the first examples of a government entity using a smart contract for operational purposes. French Gendarmerie Get Into Tezos The French Army and Gendarmerie’s Information and Public Relations Centre (SIRPA) announced the program, Read more…

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Coinbase Tezos Pump Fires Up Spreads Across Crypto Exchanges

Tezos price spiked sharply today after Coinbase announced staking rewards for XTZ. The token pumped so hard that huge spreads opened up between exchanges leading to arbitrage opportunities for savvy traders. Crypto Exchange Pump Inbound Late yesterday Coinbase announced that it was expanding access for Tezos staking. The offer of earning rewards for XTZ stored Read more…