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NFT Marketplace for Game Assets launching Private Sale


Designing Indie or AAA game assets is no easy feat. There are millions of 2D/3D characters, weapons, sprites, music, sound, user interfaces available on various marketplaces out there. But tracing all those assets to original creators is extremely difficult. Once an Artist or Developer sells...


11 digital portraits of Marilyn Monroe to be sold as NFT


The preponderance owner of Marilyn Monroe's intellectual property, Authentic Brands Group (ABG) has put up for sale a collection of NFTs inspired by the legendary American actress. The collection titled "Metamorphosis of Marilyn Monroe" includes works by 3D artists Vasya Kolotusha,...


Turkish CB criticized BTC's negative impact on environment


The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey presented a report to parliament detailing its views on cryptocurrencies. The document, which fell into the hands of journalists, lists the inherent risks of digital assets. In particular, the Central Bank drew attention to environmental problems....

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“Pepe the Frog” creator will release an NFT collection


The creator of the Internet meme “Pepe the Frog” Matt Fury will release a limited collection of non-fungible tokens (NFT). The artist told Decrypt about this. The PEGZ collection includes NFT portraits of characters created by the author in 2D, 3D, and animation. For every ten collected tokens,...


Thailand Invites German IT Company to Develop CBDC


In early April, the Bank of Thailand proclaimed its intention to begin testing the national digital currency (CBDC) as early as 2022. Media reported this week that the Central Bank has attracted a German tech company to develop its token. Giesecke + Devrient (G + D) will participate in the creation...


Taproot update supported by 98% of miners


The activation of the Taproot update in the network of the first crypto was supported by 98% of the Bitcoin mining pools. This is evidenced by data from the Taproot Watch service. Upgradeable miners include special signal bits in the mined blocks. The developers implemented such a mechanism in the...

Starling Bank

Starling Bank will resume transfers to bitcoin exchanges


UK-based neobank Starling Bank will bring back its deposit feature to crypto exchanges according to the company representative. The restrictions will be lifted on June 23 after testing a new financial crime blocking system, he says. On May 31, Starling Bank suspended transfers due to concerns about...


Number of active BTC addresses reduced to min in six months


Events in May 2021 led to a decrease in bitcoin on-chain activity. The 7-day moving average of active addresses has dropped to its lowest since November 2020. The peak of the indicator fell in January of this year, the maximum value in May (1.235 million) almost reached it. Analysts stressed that...


Coinbase adds Apple Pay support for its debit card


American crypto exchange Coinbase announced the addition of a Visa debit card to Apple Pay and Google Pay throughout the United States (excluding Hawaii). In March 2020, the company added Google Pay support for Coinbase Card in European markets. A debit card converts Coinbase users'...

Bank of New York Mellon

BNY Mellon will create a custodian in Ireland


Financial holding Bank of New York Mellon (BNY Mellon) with $ 2.2 trillion in assets under management announced the creation of the Digital Innovation Hub. The structure will allow clients to store, transfer and issue digital assets, writes the Business Post. The division will become the custodian...

Max Kaiser

Max Kaiser predicted Bitcoin's rise to $220,000


Max Kaiser, TV presenter and founder of Heisenberg Capital, expects the price of bitcoin to rise by 500% in the second half of 2021 to reach $ 220,000, according to Scott Melker's The Wolf Of All Streets podcast. In his opinion, the inflation of the US dollar stimulates the strengthening of the...


Central Bank of Ireland opposed Bitcoin


At the end of last week, the head of the Central Bank of Japan, Haruhiko Kuroda, criticized bitcoin and called it a speculative instrument. Before this, the cryptocurrency was attacked by the leaders of the Central Banks of Canada, Great Britain, and several other countries. Now they are joined by...


Cardano knocks out Binance Coin from the top three altcoins


Over the past seven days, the value of the Cardano cryptocurrency (ADA) has risen by more than 11%. In terms of capitalization, this coin has already bypassed Binance Coin (BNB) and knocked it out of the top three altcoins. Crypto capitalization is now just over $ 52.123 billion. The ascent began...


Australian nurse lost all savings due to cryptocurrency scam


A Sydney resident spoke about the loss of all her savings due to a fraudulent cryptocurrency scheme. She announced this on the air of the local radio station 2GB. A woman who has worked as a nurse all her life saw an advertisement offering to invest in bitcoin on the Internet. The project was...

Japanese Financial Services Agency

Japanese regulator issues warning to Bybit exchange


The Japanese Financial Services Agency (FSA) has issued a warning to the crypto exchange Bybit for performing without a license. The regulator did not specify whether it plans to make any claims to the trading platform. In February 2021, Bybit received a similar warning from the UK Financial...


Monthly trading volume on BTC exchanges exceeded $2 trillion


In May 2021, the trading volume on crypto exchanges reached a record high of $ 2.27 trillion. The Binance trading platform is ranked #1 in the crypto-to-crypto segment (the main exchange does not offer USD trading). Trading volume in May - $1.5 trillion. Bitcoin exchange Coinbase leads the...


Ethereum developers found vulnerability in EIP-1559


Ethereum developers have identified a vulnerability in the EIP-1559 project that could lead to network congestion. This was told by the participant of the Ethereum Foundation Tim Beiko. The EIP-1559, presented in 2018, involves the burning of some of the transaction fees and helps to reduce the...

Bank of Canada

Bank of Canada promises its token will be cleaner than BTC


The Central Bank of Canada has no plans to launch a CBDC yet. However, the deputy head of the Central Bank Timothy Lane has already promised that the regulator’s token will be much more environmentally friendly than bitcoin. If the largest cryptocurrency causes huge harm to the environment and is...

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