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South Korea presidential election NFTs

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...

BAYC NFTs sales volume

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...

Peckshield alert Meraswap rug pulled

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...

Polygon Uniswap

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...

Ethereum Kintsugi testnet

Ethereum’s Kintsugi Testnet Is Now Available

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The Ethereum development team has completed the Kintsugi public testnet, set to check for the latest blockchain algorithms as a part of switching from Proof-of-Work to Proof-of-Stake consensus. With the switch Ether mining will be based on deposits and become environmentally friendly. The...

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JPMorgan Created a Blockchain Framework For Siemens Payments

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Leading international bank JP Morgan is partnering with the largest industrial manufacturing firm in Europe Siemens. JP has created a structure for the manufacturer’s payments. A release by Financial Times, says the institutions presented a first-of-its-kind app. The system is being used for...

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Analysts drew attention to growing interest in investment funds

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2021 turned out to be the most productive year for funds investing in the blockchain industry. The volume of investments in the crypto sphere has already reached almost $ 30 billion, which is about four times more than in 2018 after the first famous Bitcoin run. Blockchain Capital LLC CEO Spencer...

Adidas NFTs

Adidas Into the Metaverse NFTs Sold Out for About $22 M

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On Dec. 17, major sportswear company Adidas presented 30.000 "Into the Metaverse" NFTs. The assets that will allow purchasers to be a member of a fan club, and acquire special merch drops were minted and sold out in hours. The cost of one NFT was 0.2 Eth, which is around $754 at current...

Polkadot parachains launch

First Group of Parachains Now Launched on Polkadot

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The first 5 projects winning Polkadot Parachain auctions, Acala, Astar, Clover, Moonbeam, and Parallel Finance were officially launched on the network. They are focused on DeFi and will serve to enhance Polkadot’s scalability. In the blog post published on Dec. 18, the Polkadot team said that the...

Terra TVL Luna All Time High

Terra Surpasses Binance Smart Chain by TVL, LUNA Hits New ATH

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Terra blockchain protocol has overtaken Binance Smart Chain by total value locked (TVL) in its smart contracts. According to data tracker DeFi Llama, the total volume locked in Terra currently stands at around $17.3 billion. The amount went up by over 36% in the last 7 days. Now, Terra is the...

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Reddit Co-founder and Polygon Present $200 M Web 3 Initiative

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Entrepreneur, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, and Polygon Network have built a $200 M initiative to drive the growth of web3-based projects. Ohanian's VC firm Seven Seven Six and Polygon will back the projects representing the industry. The Polygon blockchain will deliver the infrastructure for...

Ethereum Optimism whitelist

Ethereum Scaling Solution Optimism Removes Whitelist

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Optimism, one of Ethereum’s off-chain scaling solutions, that uses rollups techniques revealed, removing its whitelist. Now, anyone can deploy applications to the Optimism mainnet. Originally Optimism launched with a whitelist, and only projects included in it could deploy smart contracts on the...

Justin Sun Tron Ambassador

Justin Sun Is WTO Ambassador for Grenada, Tron Becomes More Decentralized

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The founder of the crypto platform Tron, Justin Sun announced that he had received the invitation to become the Ambassador of the Grenadian Government to the World Trade Organization in Geneva, Switzerland. I have accepted the invitation and appointment of the Grenadian Gov. to officially serve as...

Melania Trump NFTs

Melania Trump Released an NFT and Blockchain Tech Venture

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Melania Trump, the former first lady of the US, presented her NFT platform MelaniaTrump.com. As the office of Melania Trump said, the platform will introduce NFTs regularly. It uses the Solana blockchain and is powered by social networking service Parler. Users can make purchases with Solana's...

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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