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Avalanche Added Bitcoin Support Through Avalanche Bridge


Blockchain platform Avalanche revealed native support for Bitcoin via the Avalanche bridge. The team published a blog post that says with the new Bitcoin bridging possibility, the network aims to uncover more than half a trillion dollars of value on the BTC network within the Avalanche DeFi...

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eBay Buys NFT Platform KnownOrigin


International e-commerce platform eBay revealed acquiring the NFT marketplace KnownOrigin, which provides artists an environment to create digital assets in the form of non-fungible tokens. The announcement about the acquisition said that with the purchase eBay is opening a new era of digital...

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Mastercard to Enable NFT Buys on Its Network


International payments company Mastercard announced working to unlock NFT trading with the Layer 2 scaling solution ImmutableX, the digital collectibles company Candy Digital, The Sandbox metaverse, the NFT marketplaces Mintable, Spring, Nift Gateway, and crypto payments company MoonPay. In a...

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9 Crypto Firms Are in the Forbes Fintech 50 2022


2022’s Forbes Fintech 50 list includes a record number of crypto-focused companies. The list presents the most innovative private financial technology businesses. Digital asset firms together have attracted $6.5 bln in capital investments with the main part of it received in the previous 12...

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Lightning Network Capacity Hit a New All-Time High


On June 6, the capacity of Bitcoin's Lightning Network (LN) set a new ATH. Data from Glassnode shows that this metric surpassed 3.970. Capacity indicates the overall amount of BTCs locked in the network. Launched in 2018, Lightning operates on top of the BTC blockchain and enhances its scalability....

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Solana Experienced a New Outage


On June 1, the Solana blockchain faced a technical difficulty, as a result of which the network was halted for over 4 hours. The team tweeted that a bug led to nodes' generating different results for the same block, because of which operations stopped advancing. After about a 4 and a half hour...

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Andreessen Horowitz Announced a $4.5 B Web3 Fund


Venture Capital company Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) has closed its latest crypto fund of $4.5 billion. This is the fourth crypto fund by the company for crypto and blockchain startups. The VC will dedicate $1.5 billion of the mentioned amount to seed investments, and $3 billion to venture...


Bitcoin has been losing for the past seven weeks


For the past seven weeks in a row, the price of bitcoin has been declining. Despite small and short-term bounces, sellers do not allow the coin to change fundamental positions. According to Bloomberg, we are seeing the longest correction since 2011. Today, during the Asian session, BTC bounced...

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Magic Johnson to Launch His NFT Collection


Legendary basketball player Earvin "Magic" Johnson announced the launch of his first NFT collection. He tweeted being excited to present some of his epic moments from his career to fans. I’m really excited to partner with @nbatopshot to release my first NFTs and bring some of my...

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Google's Cloud Team Forms Web3 Group to Meet Demand in Crypto


In February, Google's parent company Alphabet announced that the future plans of the conglomerate include blockchain technology and Web 3. And now, the Cloud group of Google is starting a team to offer their services to blockchain app developers. Thus, the company aims to meet the growing...

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In 2022 NFT Transactions to Marketplaces Reached $37 Bln


The amount of NFTs sent to marketplaces hit $37 bln as of May 1, 2022. The indicator is close to surpassing the overall NFT transaction volumes equal to $40 bln of 2021. According to a report by the blockchain data platform Chainanalysis, despite some ups and downs in volumes, the number of active...

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Twitter-Backed Social Media BlueSky Issued Its First Codes


Decentralized social media startup BlueSky, initially backed by Twitter issued its first codes and revealed the start to work in public. The team published a blog post that says the received funding four months ago allowed hiring a team and beginning the development process. Twitter ex Chief...


Tron Released Its Stablecoin USDD


Tron blockchain’s dollar-pegged stablecoin USDD (decentralized USD) went live on May 5. USDD is in circulation and operates on Tron, BNB Chain, and Ethereum. An official guide on USDD mining published by the project says that USDD starts the Stablecoin 3.0 era on Tron. The Tron community has been...

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Elon Musk Changed His Twitter Avatar to a BAYC Collage


Business magnate Elon Musk, who recently announced buying the social media company Twitter changed his Twitter profile picture for a Bored Ape Yacht Club collage. Musk wrote that the picture seems pretty fungible to him. I dunno … seems kinda fungible— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) May 4, 2022 ...

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Vitalik Buterin Says Layer 2 Transactions Need to Be Under $0.05


Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin, finds that Layer 2 transactions need to be lower than $0.05 to be totally acceptable. Recently, the Bankless podcast host, Ryan Sean Adams, tweeted a screenshot of the average costs of transactions for some L2 protocols. Adams wrote that fees wrote that...

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Solana Is Recovering After a 7-Hours Outage


The Solana blockchain protocol released a report on the recent outage announcing that operations are recovering after the network went dark for 7 hours. On April 30, the Solana blockchain stopped producing new blocks as a result of consensus reaching issues. The network participants started to work...

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NFT Total Market Value Is Over $18 Bln; Huobi Research


Analytical report by Huobi Research, blockchain industry reserach institute affiliated to the crypto exchange Huobi, published an analytical report on the current NFT market state and possible future developments. The report titled “Looking for the Eye of the Storm - NFT Price Analysis”,...

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Crypto Custody Firm Fireblocks Added Support for Terra


Digital assets institutional custody company FireBlocks now officially supports the Terra blockchain. Thus, institutions can access the second largest DeFi protocol by total value locked. Terra comes after Ethereum with around $29.4 bln TVL. Fireblocks becomes the first platform to deliver...

Blockchain is an extremely popular technology nowadays. Back in 1991, Nick Szabo has described the tech but did not find a way to bring it to life. Two decades later, in 2009, mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto realized Szabo's idea, and blockchain had become the basis of the famous Bitcoin.

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