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OpenSea attracts $100 M

NFT Marketplace OpenSea Raised $100 M in Series B


Peer-to-peer NFT marketplace OpenSea has attracted $100 M in a Series B funding round headed by Silicon Valley venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz (a16z). We're expanding! Announcing our $100M raise and $1.5B valuation, led by @a16z 💫 OpenSea is also now cross-blockchain. NFTs that you...

China blockchain-based CO2

China Presents First Carbon Offset on the Ant Blockchain


Major port city in China, Tianjin issued the country's first blockchain-based carbon offset. The news comes a day after China announced the launch of its national carbon market. Tianjin Climate Exchange revealed the initiative at a conference on fintech and green finance held on July 15. The...

Vitalik Buterin Ethereum documentary

Fundraising For the Ethereum Documentary Completed


A documentary movie “Ethereum: The Infinite Garden” will be released. The fundraising started on July 14 is completed. Crowdfunding site Mirror managed the process. Initially, it was planned to raise 750 Ethers. The results surpassed expectations. When the fundraising was over on July 16, the...

Anthony Di Iorio quits crypto

Ethereum Co-Founder Anthony Di Iorio Quits Crypto


In a recent interview, Ethereum co-founder Anthony Di Iorio said he's freezing his main connections to the crypto sector. The entrepreneur is selling his current blockchain-focused innovation hub Decentral to establish a non-profit organization in the coming year. Di Iorio says he wants to be...

Digital Yuan development

China Issues Digital Yuan Whitepaper


China is one step closer to the launch of the digital Yuan. Today, the People's Bank of China (PBoC) has released a whitepaper of the CBDC. The paper shows that electronic Chinese yuan (e-CNY) is created to be programmable with smart contracts functions. However, the date of the official launch or...

football NFTs

Christiano Ronaldo Wins the First Blockchain Trophy (NFT)


Three football players Christiano Ronaldo, Patrik Schick, and Karim Benzema are the first ones that will also receive their awards as blockchain-based collectibles (NFTs). The NFTs were created as a result of the partnership between the UEFA and China-based payments company Alipay started in 2018....

Playboy NFT collection

Playboy Presents Its "The Miami Beach Art Collection" as NFT


American popular magazine Playboy introduced an NFT collection on the digital art platform SuperRare on July 9. There are featured artworks by Ayla El-Moussa, REK0DE, Jon Noorlander, MBSJQ, as well as the iconic photo of a 1970 Playboy Bunny on water skis. To present the art, Playboy worked with...

The Graph new products

The Graph Released a Dapp That Gives Rewards for Migration


Blockchain data indexing protocol The Graph has released two new products for dapps: The Graph Explorer and Subgraph Studio. Today we're launching curation alongside two new products: Graph Explorer & Subgraph Studio!Now anyone can curate data & seamlessly publish subgraphs in a...

Anthony Hopkins film NFT

Anthony Hopkins' New Movie as an NFT


Multiple awards winner Anthony Hopkins' next movie "Zero Contact" will be in the form of NFT. It will be presented on the newly launched NFT platform VUELE. The idea of VUELE belongs to digital media firm Enderby Entertainment and financial technology blockchain enterprise CurrencyWorks....

NFT sales 2021 blockchain

NFT Sales Surge to $2.5 B in 2021 First Half


Data from shows that the NFT market records new highs this year. In the first half of 2021, the total amount of NFT sales is approximately 2.5 B. It's worth mentioning that for the same interval last year the indicator was $13.7 million. In June, sales on the NFT platform OpenSea...

Beeple NFT platform

New Platform by Beeple to Record Moments on the Blockchain


Digital artist Beeple, the author of the most expensive, $69 M worth NFT "Everydays: The First 5000 Days", has released his own platform. Beeple co-founded with American online music publication Pitchfork founder Ryan Schreiber for the initiative. The market is called WENEW. It presented...

NFT world wide web

NFT of the World Wide Web Source Code Was Sold for $5.4 M


The NFT introducing the original code for the WWW, built by English programmer Tim Berners-Lee in 1989, was sold for $5.4 M. Sotheby's held the process of the online auction, which was completed on June 30. Berners-Lee built the NFT in 2021. It gives ownership of a number of digital pieces from...

China subway digital Yuan

Beijing Subway Started Allowing Payments With Digital Yuan


Passengers of the Beijing subway now can use digital yuan as a payment method. The pilot program was released on Wednesday. As reports the Beijing Municipal Commission of Public Transport at the moment, the option is available at all 24 lines and 4 suburban railway lines in Beijing. Global Times...

American Psycho NFTs

American Psycho NFTs Will Be Traded on Curio Network


California-based entertainment and licensing company Evolution USA and Digital Collectibles Agency are launching NFTs of the movie "American Psycho". 🩸American Psycho NFTs are dropping on Curio NOW!!— Curio (@CurioNFT) June 28, 2021 ...

Marvel NFTs

Marvel NFTs Will Be Introduced On the Veve App


One of the world's most prominent entertainments, Marvel LLC, announced launching NFTs. They will enable users to get collectibles, comic books, and other products running on blockchain technology. For the initiative, Marvel partners with Orbis Blockchain Technologies, a digital collectibles...

Ethereum London upgrade

Ethereum's London Hardfork Has Gone Live on Ropsten Testnet


The London update of Ethereum which includes Proposal 1559 is started up on the Ropsten testnet. Tim Beiko, the network's engineer tweeted about the event. We have a block! Took a bit longer than expected, but London is live on Ropsten 😅— Tim Beiko | timbeiko.eth...

Blockchain Capital Visa PayPal

Visa and PayPal Backed Blockchain Capital's $300 M Funding


Venture Capital firm focused on crypto and DLT, Blockchain Capital allocated $300 M in funding for its Fund V. Giant finance firms PayPal and Visa contributed the round. BC was established in 2013. It has financially backed over 110 firms. The number includes crypto platforms Coinbase, Kraken,...

Jay-Z Dame Dash NFT

Jay-Z and Roc-A-Fella Sued Dame Dash Over an NFT


American hip-hop record label Roc-A-Fella established by Jay-Z, Damon Dash, and Biggs Burke sued Damon Dash for intending to mint and sell Jay-Z's first album "Reasonable Doubt" as an NFT. The lawsuit shows that Dash intended to purchase an NFT of the album on the network SuperFarm via an...

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.

And what do we have today? A system that gathers all the cryptocurrencies, that is changing the banking system and brings modifications to our everyday life. P2P transactions, distributed ledgers, and many other technical features are becoming a part of financial systems. Democratic governments are implementing blockchain in more and more fields of public administration, and this is just the tip of the iceberg. And that is the reason to become aware of these innovations.

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