Science and technology
Content creators introducing a new paradigm with NFTs
Artists and content creators are expanding the creator economy past the $100 billion mark by taking control of their brands through NFTs.
Bitcoin To Power The Future, How Block, Tesla, And Blockstream Will Build Mining Facility
Per a press release, Blockstream and Block will build a Bitcoin mining facility powered 100% by renewable energy. The BTC mining operation will use Tesla Solar panels that will provide 3.8 Megawatt (MW) and the Tesla Megapack batteries that will provide 12 Megawatt/hours (MWh) of power.
Elon Musk Promises to Make 'Significant Improvements' to Twitter — Calls Crypto Spam Bots 'Single Most Annoying Problem'
Tesla and Spacex CEO Elon Musk has joined Twitter’s board of directors and promised to “make significant improvements” to the social media platform. Some changes he is considering include adding an edit button and solving the crypto spam bot problem, which he sees as the “single most annoying problem on Twitter.”
Corporate America flocks to the metaverse with a combined $1T valuation
Brands across all verticals are scrambling to ensure they do not miss out on metaverse opportunities. From McDonald's to Victoria's Secret the metaverse is going to be well fed and well dressed.
The evolution of blockchain: Transactions, contracts and applications
1. What is the blockchain? Blockchain technology is a cryptographic chain of peer-to-peer transactions. Blockchain transactions are stored in a trustless manner, thanks to decentralized nodes that validate and commit them.
The Metaverse Doesn’t Look as Disruptive as It Should, It Looks Ordinary
Virtual real estate is booming. In December 2021, one buyer spent USD 450,000 on a plot of land in rapper Snoop Dogg’s virtual world. Which begs the question of what will be built there.
Time to Appoint a ‘Minister of Web3’, Says NFT Policy-making Group of Japanese MPs
The ruling Japanese political party’s new non-fungible token (NFT) task force has recommended that the government appoints a “Web 3.0 minister.”
Dogecoin Founder Gives Shiba Inu Metaverse A Thumbs Down
Meme project Shiba Inu recently announced the launch of its metaverse project titled SHIB: The Metaverse. It has been a long-awaited step for the digital asset but not everyone is pleased with what the project has been doing. One of those is Dogecoin co-founder Billy Markus, who has taken to Twitter to express his displeasure with the move being made by the meme coin creators.
The Crypto Scam Bystander: A Glimpse At Facebook’s Metaverse
Two crypto scam-related lawsuits stack up on top of Meta’s (Facebook’s new name) large pile. The allegations and the company’s reactions serve well to form an opinion about a possibly disastrous metaverse of our future.
Binance Launches Binance Bridge 2.0, Fusing CeFi With DeFi
Binance has just unveiled Binance Bridge 2.0, which will allow for the connection of traditional crypto-based centralized finance products (CeFi) with decentralized finance (DeFi) products. The tool will enable users to securely bridge assets from any blockchain to its on BNB Chain (formerly known as the Binance Smart Chain).
MetaMask rolls out Apple Pay integration and other iOS updates
Starting with iPhone users, MetaMask is adding integrations with payment gateways on its mobile wallet to increase options for buying crypto.
Is Elon Musk planning to launch a free speech social media platform?
Musk considers launching his own free speech platform, but further consideration of the matter reveals (true) free speech isn't all it's cracked up to be.
Why NFT adoption is so high in South Korea
The far eastern nation may soon be at the forefront of the blockchain industry again as its people are adopting NFT use at a tremendous rate.
Impostors Make Deep Fake Videos of Ordinary 'More Believable' People to Promote Crypto Scams
Scammers are impersonating anyone from influencers to high-profile crypto figures using deep-fake technology in a bid to steal crypto from unsuspecting victims -- however, they now seem to have focused on impersonating regular people as they are "more convincing" tools.
Turkey goes all-in on the metaverse, but is the public ready?
At Turkey's Forum Metaverse, President Erdoğan and the Minister of Education announced the plan to implement the metaverse into the education system.
The Top 5 Metaverses to Look Out for in 2022
Last year, Facebook rebranded to Meta and announced that they are ‘developing exciting new technologies to help people connect and explore in the metaverse.’ Ever since metaverses have been making mainstream headlines. If you’ve been watching from the sidelines, you’d be forgiven for thinking that you’re late to the party, but that couldn’t be further from the truth.
Volvo's parent company establishes blockchain joint venture headquarters in Wuxi, China
Geely Holding sold over 2.2 million vehicles in 2021, including 698,693 Volvo cars.
NFTs will empower musicians to take back control
2021 was a breakthrough year for NFTs (non-fungible tokens), with the sale of crypto assets totalling US$24.9 billion, up from US$94.9 million in 2020.
Amid conflict, NFT projects already seek to rebuild Ukraine
Ukraine is raising funds using NFTs, showcasing the decentralized, trustless nature of blockchain technology at its best.
Coinbase enables users to fund wallets from Chrome browser extension
It's an especially simplified process for American and Canadian Coinbase users, who can use their debit cards for transfers.
CFTC Chairman Confirms Bitcoin, Ether Are Commodities
TA: Why Bitcoin Price Could Explode Above $30.6K In Near-term
Cryptocurrency Is ‘Worthless,’ European Central Bank President Says
Crypto Weekly Roundup: CEO Still Trusts BTC, Cloudflare Takes On New Challenge, Terra Starts Revival Plan, And More
Arthur Hayes to serve 2-year probation owning up to BitMEX’s AML mishap
Rich Dad Poor Dad Author Warns Bitcoin (BTC) Could Test New Epic Lows – Here Are His Targets
Report: Finder’s Panel sees the end of Shiba Inu by 2030
Commonwealth Bank puts crypto trading trial on ice as regulators dither
Trademark Applications Suggest Meta May Launch Crypto Platform
Impermanent loss challenges the claim that DeFi is the ‘future of France’
What is the Crypto Fear and Greed Index?
Global Debt Reaches a Record USD 226 Trillion