Algorand is the first open, permissionless, pure proof-of-stake (POS) blockchain, with immediate transaction finality, without forking. Algorand was created by cryptography pioneer, Turing award winner and MIT professor, Silvio Micali. The Algorand blockchain token is called "ALGO".

Altcoin Watch: Top 3 Tokens to Watch This Week XRP, ALGO, and COMP
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Algorand Foundation Faces $35M Losses from Exposure to Hodlnaut
The losses at Algorand relate in part to exposure to Hodlnaut. The firm said it is pursuing a legal approach to recover such losses from Hodlnaut.
Protocol Upgrade to Boost Transactions Speed & Cross-Chain Communcation Security: Algorand
Algorand said that the new protocol upgrade will boost its transactions per second (TPS) and cross-chain communication security via state proofs.
FIFA Launches Digital Collectibles Platform in Collaboration With Algorand
The global sports governing body of football, FIFA has launched a virtual assets platform dubbed FIFA+ Collect in partnership with Algorand Blockchain
Algorand CEO Steven Kokinos Steps down, COO Takes over the Helm
Algorand CEO Steven Kokinos is departing the company to pursue another business opportunity elsewhere. Sean Ford is taking over as interim CEO effective immediately.
Three Top JPMorgan Executives Jump Ship to Crypto Startups
Three executives left JPMorgan for joining crypto startups, believing the industry would have a promising development.
Despite Crypto Market Onslaught, These Altcoins Stayed Bullish
Not all of the top altcoins saw a plunge in their value in the Week-to-Date (WTD) period and here are three of the most resilient coins which printed good growth amid a sweeping bearish slump.
Australia Zoo Rolls Out NFT Project to Pay Tribute to Wildlife Warriors’ Conservation Efforts
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Wildlife Warriors’ role in protecting injured, threatened, or endangered wildlife, Australia Zoo has launched an NFT project to raise funds and awareness to protect Australia’s wild places and wildlife.
Algorand to Lead FIFA's Digital Strategy in New World Cup Partnership
Algorand protocol has been unveiled as the official blockchain sponsor of FIFA.
Algorand Implements Sustainable Carbon Offset Smart Contracts
Blockchain-based crypto platform Algorand said it will implement smart contracts that automatically offset carbon emissions, and use part of the transaction fees to offset its carbon emissions.

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