Tezos: A Phoenix Rising From the Ashes

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Tezos has had an unbelievable year and it didn’t come quick to get to the point where the protocol is today. From early problems with the foundation, disgruntled factions, and many more issues in the early days – we can essentially compare Tezos’ story to that of a “Phoneix rising from the ashes“.

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The Rhizome Report Ep.2

Recently, I had the chance to speak with and interview Edouard Lavidalle of POS Bakerz, a fellow ICON P-Rep candidate. We discussed events going on in Tezos, Cosmos, and of course, ICON!

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ICON (ICX) Staking is Just 12 Days Away

Recently, ICON has announced more details on the upcoming P-Rep Pre-voting period and highly anticipated staking to take place on August 26, 2019. During this time, ICONist’s will be able to delegate their ICX to P-Reps of their choice and start receiving staking rewards.

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The Rhizome Report Ep.1

In our latest effort to bring education and awareness of the ICON project, I decided to start the first episode of our new podcast series, The Rhizome Report. Recently, I interviewed Scott Smiley and Daeki Lee of ICX_Station, asking them some hard-hitting questions to which, they provided some great insight on.

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A Response to Zerononcense’s Defamatory Accusations

Recently, James Edwards aka “ProofofResearch” has been on a tear, releasing several claims that are backed by non-objective and unsubstantiated conclusions. These statements issued are coming from a self-proclaimed “MiniGod” and individual who has reportedly raised “$500,000” for an equity offering. While the third rate manner of which this has been conducted does not fit the nature of someone who has raised $500,000, let’s use this post to debunk some of these outlandish claims, nevertheless.

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Clarifying ICON’s Position on Seoul Launching Blockchain-based Citizen Cards

Last week there was some news on Seoul implementing blockchain-based technology to its citizen cards, which came from Cointelegraph and The Block publications. While this news is great and of interest to the ICON community, in this post we’ll clarify whether the ICON public chain is being used for the implementation of citizens cards within Seoul.

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Cobinhood Files for Bankruptcy and Faces Exit Scam Allegations

It seems the “0% trading fee” exchange, Cobinhood, has landed in a rough financial situation, with the exchange “applying for company closure“.

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ICON’s Update to IISS

Recently, ICON has updated it’s ICON Incentives Scoring System (IISS), showing pre-voting staking is just 3 months away, expected in August 2019.

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Tezos Athens First Proposed Protocol Upgrade Enters Promotion Phase

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Recently, Athens has entered it’s final “promotion phase”. It’s pretty exciting to see such a high turnout from delegates, especially on the first proposed on-chain upgrade proposal.

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Something is Brewing in Substratumville

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There have been some very questionable things going on with Substratum over the past few weeks.

Recently, Substratum has been ramping up ETH withdraws, cutting employees, and making changes to their website that suggest the groundbreaking and the Earth-shattering V1 release will not “save SUB”.

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