Category: Blockchain

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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ICONLOOP: James Kim gets Appointed as First Company Advisor

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Pretty big news for ICON enthusiasts and supporters alike. ICONLOOP’s announcement of obtaining their first company advisor comes with great preceding for all the overwhelmingly positive news that has been released over the past few weeks-months.

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Bruno Le Maire Praises Tezos and the Bank of France Tests a Tezos Node

Photo Courtesy: Gouvernement.fr

Some very interesting developments have been going on with Tezos lately.

Recently, Bruno Le Maire, who serves as France’s Minister of the Economy and Finance spoke about Tezos in an interview to Magazine Capital.

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An Update on the State of Affairs at the Tezos Foundation

Ryan Jesperson, President of the Tezos Foundation, gives a quick update on the state of affairs at the Tezos Foundation.

Worth a quick watch.

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Substratum Developer Claims There Haven’t Been Any Delays in V1

The Substratum saga continues.

I never seem to be more amazed by the Substratum community who are leading quite a double narrative.

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Bitfinex Removes Minimum Equity Requirement for Opening an Account

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Bitfinex, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, has recently announced it’s removing it’s $10,000 minimum equity requirement for opening an account.

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Seoul Citizens Hall uses ICON’s Public Blockchain

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ICON keeps releasing great news.

Recently, it was announced that the Seoul Citizens Hall used ICON’s public blockchain, appointing 162 people to its Policy Communications team on the ICON blockchain.

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SEC Provides DLT Framework for Potential Reevaluation of Digital Assets as Securities

On April 3, 2019, The SEC published it’s long awaited new framework for the classification of digital assets as securities.

The new DLT framework makes several provisions to the vague DAO Report of Investigation, which previously served as the precedent for security classification.

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DataDash Interview with Bitcoin Magazine NL

So, I know I said I would not write about Substratum again, as it’s not really worth the time. But, after seeing DataDash’s interview with Bitcoin Magazine NL, I’d like to share my thoughts on some of his responses.

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