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JUST NFT Fund to NFTize an Artwork by Pablo Picasso

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Tron network founder Justin Sun revealed launching the world's first Picasso NFT on the JUST NFT Fund. (1/3)📢 I am thrilled to announce that Pablo Picasso’s artwork has been NFTized for the first time ever by JUST NFT Fund. pic.twitter.com/AltRFTwlwd— Justin Sun 🅣🌞...

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Harvard Professor to Present His Genetic Code As An NFT

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Professor of genetics George Church announced he will auction an NFT representing his genetic code. The Ph.D. is going to introduce his genome in sequence through artistic representations. In 2018 Church together with Dennis Grishin co-founded the blockchain-powered establishment Nebula Genomics,...

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Solana Reaches New All-Time High of $37

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Solana blockchain has been developing with more dApps, DeFi projects, and stablecoins built on the protocol. While Ethereum is working on making the system more time and cost-efficient, engineers often turn to alternatives like Solana. The network's popularity has been raising lately. Data reveals...

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UniSwap Deploys Version 3 Contracts to Ethereum Testnets

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Revolutionary decentralized exchange UniSwap deployed its contracts for the release of v3 to Ethereum's all four testnets. The platform plans to launch its version 3 on May 5, 2021. Ethereum's testnets are Görli, Kovan, Rinkeby, and Ropsten, which are used by developers to check the smart contract...

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Deutsche Telekom invested in Celo blockchain project

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German telecommunications company Deutsche Telekom has acquired an unnamed number of tokens from the Celo mobile cryptocurrency payments project. “We are not fully aware of what Celo will be like in five to ten years, but we are confident that it will not disappear anywhere. The value is...

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Binance scheduled a software update for april 20

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The next software update was announced by the largest cryptocurrency exchange Binance. The administration of the trading floor published the corresponding announcement this morning. The update is scheduled for April 20, it starts at 5:00 Moscow time. The developers promise to complete it within two...

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City Comptroller Candidate Sees Blockchain as NY Future

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Democratic candidate for New York's high-level financial executive role, Reshma Patel talked about post-pandemic recovery saying the process includes investments in blockchain technology. She presented a "future proof” plan for New York, which is focused on blockchain and cryptocurrencies....

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Berlin hardfork took place on the Ethereum network

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On April 15, a Berlin hard fork took place on the Ethereum mainnet at block # 12,244,000. In anticipation of the event, the price of the asset renewed its all-time high above $ 2,460, and open interest in futures reached a record $ 8.1 billion. Berlin has implemented four proposals to improve...

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ConsenSys Raised $65 M in its First Funding Round

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Today Ethereum-focused software company ConsenSys announced completing its first external funding round with over $65 M. Among the participants were major firms like JP Morgan, UBS, Mastercard, Alameda Research, Protocol Labs, Maker Foundation, and others. The financial backing was held through a...

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Riot Blockchain to Purchase Whinstone for $651 M

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The US-based BTC mining entity Riot blockchain signed a $651 M trade of the mining hosting provider firm Whinstone. As noted in the press release published on April 8, Riot has signed a paper with Whinstone to obtain all of its assets and services. For the deal, the company agreed to pay $80 M...

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Coinbase CEO Releases Musical NFTs Composed With DJ Davi

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Brian Armstrong, the chief executive officer of the cryptocurrency trading platform Coinbase disclosed his plans of launching an electro musical collection in the form of NFTs. He produced them with David Khanjian otherwise called DJ Davi. The entrepreneur revealed the news via a tweet on April 7. ...

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Ripple Gets Access to SEC's Docs on Crypto Security Clarity

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According to the judge's decision announced on April 6, Ripple wins a discovery motion to access the SEC's inward papers related to crypto assets and in what case they are considered securities. The technology company together with the CEO Brad Garlinghouse and Executive Chairman Chris Larsen made...

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Enjin Launches Polkadot-Powered Blockchain for NFTs

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Video game community and creation protocol Enjin has gathered $18.9 M to bring out an innovative blockchain on Polkadot, created for Non-Fungible Tokens. In a blog post, issued on March 31, the team presented the blockchain Efinity. Enjin boosted nearly $19 M to support the project in the...

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Ripple Becomes the Owner of a 40% Stake in Tranglo

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Blockchain solutions company Ripple, which created the token XRP announced acquiring a 40% stake in Asian cross-border transfers firm Tranglo. The goal of this cooperation is to extend RippleNet’s On-Demand Liquidity (ODL) services in Asia. Tranglo and Ripple's cooperation suggests supporting the...

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Scaling Solution for Ethereum, Optimism Put Off its Launch

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Layer 2 scaling solution for Ethereum environment, Optimism informed about postponing the mainnet release no sooner than July. The rollout was expected to go live this week. According to Optimism, the launch date isn't certain as it requires the united work of the Ethereum community. Particularly,...

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Government of Australia to Offer Blockchain Teams $6 M

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On March 26, the Commonwealth of Australia initiated a program named "Blockchain Pilot Grants". As stated in the document, financing aims to help organizations with overcoming issues concerning compliance with regulations. Two pilots will be financed up to $ 3M for putting forward...

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Binance Hires Two FATF Former Officials

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Today, March 25, crypto trading platform Binance issued a blog post informing about the employment of two previous officials of the Financial Action Task Force Rick McDonell and Josee Nadeau as its regulative and compliance specialists. The news came about two weeks later after the US federal...

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Ethereum Layer 2 Solution Hermez Network Launches

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Layer 2 scaling solution for Ethereum environment, Hermez Network which offers cost-effective activities, went live on the Ethereum mainnet at 9:30 AM UTC. Now the medium gas fee for a transaction on Ethereum is about $16. Hermez's work suggests 90% savings, so the cost will be reduced to $1.5. The...

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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