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Blockchain Games Developer Animoca Brand's Valuation Hit $5 B

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NFTs and metaverse-focused company Animoca Brands announced securing around $358 M in investments. In a blog post published on Jan. 18, the team said that the company’s valuation surpassed $5 B with the fund allocation. The investment round was led by Liberty City Ventures. Among the...

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China to Create Its Own NFT Industry

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China’s Blockchain Services Network (BSN) intends to release infrastructure at the end of January to enable NFT deployment. This step is a major development towards forming a Chinese NFT ecosystem that requires no links to cryptos. Launched in April 2020 by the government, BSN is managed by the...

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Bank of America’s Recent Note Mentioned Solana’s Potential

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International financial services provider Bank of America's global crypto and digital asset strategist Alkesh Shah wrote in recent research that Solana has the potential to become the Visa of digital asset space. The note was published by BofA clients. The bank sent the paper after hosting Lily...

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Pantera Capital CIO Finds Competitors Can’t Beat Ethereum

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Serial entrepreneur, co-chief investment officer at crypto-focused hedge fund Pantera Capital, Joey Krug finds that although crypto protocols are growing, Ethereum will keep dominating the market with the biggest share. Moreover, during an interview with Bloomberg, Krug said that, possibly in 10 or...

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Australian Open Partners With Decentraland and Launches NFTs

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Major tennis championship Australian Open collaborates with the open-source VR environment Decentraland to launch NFTs and join the metaverse. AO is launching a collection of 6776 NFTs. There will be 6776 court sections with one section assigned to one asset. Also, AO will hold a virtual event for...

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Chainlink To Enable Cross-Chain Smart Contracts in 2022

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Ethereum-based decentralized oracle network Chainlink announced that it will launch the Chainlink Cross-Chain Interoperability Protocol (CCIP) this year. Talking about the ecosystem’s future, the CEO Sergey Nazarov said that the CCIP is an app addressed to solving challenges of cross-chain...

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Solana Network Announced Experiencing Degraded Performance

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The Solana protocol announced on Jan. 6 that there were some issues causing performance degradation. In the published tweet, the team mentioned that the reason for the slowdown was the high volume of activities, which is dropping the protocol’s capacity to carry out txns in a second. Because of...

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GameStop Will Launch an NFT division, Sources Say

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The leading game retailer, GameStop is said to launch a division to release an NFT marketplace, and start collaborations with crypto companies. Washington Street Journal reported the news on January 6, mentioning that the source was persons aware of the company's plans. It was mentioned in the...

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Vitalik Buterin About the Ethereum Roadmap and Where It Is

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During a recent podcast of the program Bankless, Vitalik Buterin talked about the future of Ethereum, what the protocol will look like when the upgrades are complete, how much time is needed for it, and more. Buterin said that the previous year was great for the adoption of crypto, mentioning the...

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OpenSea Closed Series C Investment Round With $300 M Raised

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Leading NFT marketplace OpenSea revealed raising $300 M in the Series C investment round. Currently, the company's market value stands at above $13.3 bln. Investment companies Paradigm and Coatue led the round. In the published blog post, OpenSea says there were also new and exciting investors...

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NFTs as a Part of Electoral Campaign in South Korea

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A candidate for the presidency in South Korea, Lee Jae-myung aims to manage the fundraising for the electoral campaign via NFTs. As local media informs, the Democratic Party of Korea, a representative of which 57-years-old Lee is, will be the first party to release NFTs for elections. DPK will...

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Bored Ape Yacht Club's Total Sales Surged Above $1 B

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Popular NFT collection Bored Ape Yacht Club generated over $1 bln in overall sales. According to the blockchain data analytics platform DeFi Llama, the total sales volume of BAYC NFTs stands at around $1.12 bln. The daily volume of the collectibles is around $14 million. Currently, the number of...

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Samsung to Present TV Lineup With NFT Support

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Leading technology company Samsung plans to introduce new TV models that support NFTs in 2022. In a press release published on January 3, the company says that the 2022 Smart TV line comes with a Smart Hub, that integrates content according to viewing preferences. NFT platform is among other...

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MetaSwap Gas Project Rug Pulled: Peckshield Informed

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NFT swapping platform MetaSwap was rug pulled. The blockchain security and data analytics company Peckshield tweeted on December 27 that a rug pull happened, with 1.100 BNB, worth around $628.000 at current prices stolen. Peckshield urged users not to stake their holding in the platform and revoke...

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Internet Computer Now Supports ERC 20 Tokens

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Blockchain protocol Internet Computer added Ethereum integration via a cross-chain bridge. The upgrade was one of the 25 proposals that the community members voted for. It was submitted on December 20, and was adopted as the absolute majority voted yes to...

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UniSwap Now is On Polygon with 72+ M Supporting Votes

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Polygon, a blockchain protocol, focused on increasing Ethereum’s scalability, revealed that leading Ethereum-based DEX UniSwap went live on it. On Nov. 20, the Polygon team presented a proposal to deploy UniSwap on Polygon. Due to the voting process, over 72 M UNI holders voted in its favor....

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Meta to Add Blockchain Interoperability, the Future CTO Says

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The next CTO of Meta, the parent company of Facebook, Andrew Bosworth, plans to build extended interoperability between the firm and blockchain protocols. As per a report by the NY Times, the source of which is an internal message from the executive, Meta is exploring possibilities to partner with...

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Polygon Comes To the Opera Browser Due to a Cooperation

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Ethereum scaling network Polygon and Opera Browser built a collaboration, which suggests the browser's integration with Polygon, thus providing users in-browsers access to over 3000 dapps supported on Polygon. Among leading dapps operating on the Polygon protocol are lending and borrowing protocol...

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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