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Grayscale Breaking Records: Bitcoin Trust Adds Over $1 Billion in a Week

Grayscale continues to break records with its Bitcoin Trust as the company has attracted inflows of over $1 billion in BTC from institutional clients in a week.Additionally, the company seems to be preparing to launch several new cryptocurrency trusts for Chainlink, Tezos, and more.Grayscale’s BTC Trust Inflows To A New RecordCryptoPotato reported earlier that the leading digital asset manager registered its best quarter to date in Q4 2020 with the most substantial inflow quantities....

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Tezos Delphi Update Goes Live To Reduce Gas Consumption

A few months after compiling the latest protocol proposal, Tezos has officially implemented its 4th network upgrade in the past two years. Dubbed Delphi, it went live earlier today and aims to dramatically reduce the gas consumption along with other “small bug fixes.” The Delphi Upgrade Live On The Tezos Blockchain The Delphi proposal was initially submitted in early September. It brought numerous bug fixes, but perhaps more importantly, the upgrade provided substantial...

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Sygnum becomes first bank to launch Tezos staking

Sygnum becomes first bank to launch Tezos staking and deliver stake rewards of up to 5 percent annually for its clients Sygnum is the first regulated bank to launch staking for Tezos (XTZ), an open-source protocol backed by a global community of 1300+ validators, researchers and developers. Secure custody, trading, credit and staking services for XTZ are available from today. For the first time, XTZ can be deposited and staked with a...

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BitMEX to Launch EOS, LINK, XTZ, and ADA ‘Quanto’ Futures Contracts Soon

The popular Bitcoin and cryptocurrency derivatives exchange BitMEX announced the launch of ‘quanto futures’ for four crypto coins – EOS (EOS), Chainlink (LINK), Tezos (XTZ), and Cardano (ADA). This comes after BitMEX’s recent move that requires users to sign up for a mandatory ID verification procedure’. BitMEX To Launch Quanto Futures Trading For LINK, XTZ, EOS, ADA In an early morning blog announcement today, the Seychelles-based futures exchange said that it plans to...

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Three Years Later: US Judge Approves $25M Settlement And Closes Tezos Lawsuit

The three-year-long class-action lawsuit against Tezos for supposedly violating securities laws in the US with its 2017 ICO has come to an end after Judge Richard G. Seeborg approved the $25 million settlement offer brought by Tezos earlier this year.Lawsuit Targeting Tezos: The BackstoryThe company had little time to celebrate its successful initial coin offering (ICO) in 2017 when Tezos raised over $230 million as a Boston-based law firm called Block & Leviton filed a class-action...

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China’s Blockchain Service Network Releases An International Website

Months after launching operations in China, the country’s Blockchain-based Service Network (BSN) saw the release of an official international website, aiming to attract global DLT developers as well.China’s BSN Goes InternationalThe Blockchain-based Service Network went live a few months back after a delay prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic. As CryptoPotato reported back then, the platform enables DLT developers to build applications, smart cities, and even digital economies on top of it...

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This Was The Week Of The Top 10: The Crypto Weekly Market Update

Bitcoin’s had a tumultuous week of trading, there’s no doubt about it. While the overall trend remains intact, according to most analysts, the cryptocurrency definitely kept us on our toes. Last Sunday was likely the most volatile day of the week when Bitcoin surged past $12,000 only to drop to around $11,300 in a violent wick. This also led a lot of alternative coins to follow the same pattern, leaving many traders in dismay. It didn’t take that long for BTC to recover as it...

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CryptoPotato’s Fund Records Monthly 22% Increase: Here’s What Changed

CryptoPotato’s cryptocurrency fund (the Crypto Fund) launched nearly a year ago continues to attract new investors and its performance has increased sharply during 2020 and especially in the past month. The growth comes after a significant change in its asset allocation with the purchase of Augur’s native token – REP. CryptoPotato’s Crypto Fund History During the summer of 2019, CryptoPotato launched an innovative fund that invests in several digital assets. Before going live, readers had...

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Tezos Partners With Bolt Labs to Integrate Layer Two Privacy Protocol For Bitcoin

Bolt Labs announced today that it plans to integrate its off-chain Bitcoin private payments protocol called zkChannels to the Tezos blockchain. The company is working with teams at Nomadic Labs and Metastate to complete the integration via an amendment proposal to be done by 2021.zkChannels To Build On TezosOriginally called BOLT, zkChannels v1 protocol saw the light of day earlier this year when Bolt Labs announced that it “enables private payments via zero-knowledge proof of knowledge...

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Tezos Jumps 6% As Coinbase Extends Staking Services To Some EU Countries

The US-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has extended its staking services for Tezos (XTZ) to users from a few European countries. The price of the asset has increased by nearly 6% since the announcement yesterday.Europeans To Stake XTZ On CoinbaseAs CryptoPotato reported before, Coinbase added Tezos staking in late 2019 for users based in the US. Since then, the company said that customers had earned over $2 million in Tezos staking rewards.Now, the cryptocurrency exchange announced the...

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