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Blockchain Analytics Firm Nansen Raised $75 Million


On-chain data provider startup Nansen announced raising $75 M in Series B. The round was led by the venture capital firm Accel. Among the participants were GIC, Andreessen Horowitz, Tiger Global, and a subsidiary of Siam Commercial Bank (SCB), SCB 10X. We’re excited to announce that Nansen has...

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Circle's USDC Stablecoin Now Also Operates on Avalanche


Peer-to-peer payments technology Circle revealed that its stablecoin USDC started operating on the smart contracts protocol Avalanche. Released in 2018 on Ethereum, USDC is the second-largest stablecoin after Tether and the 7th largest crypto. The coin has a market capitalization of over $41.7 bln....

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Cardano's Ehereum Converter Is Launched on the Testnet


Input-Output Hong Kong (IOHK) revealed the launch of testnet which allows tokens built on top of Ethereum to come to Cardano’s environment. For this purpose, Cardano collaborates with the decentralized AI protocol SingularityNET and its native crypto asset AGIX. SingularityNET allows creating,...

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Solana May Have Experienced Another DDoS Attack


On December 10, Solana transactions slowed down. The founder and CIO of the crypto investment firm Cyber Capital, Justin Bons says there was a DDoS (distributed denial of service) attack, and the attacker exploited design flaws. Solana co-founder Anatoly Yakovenko replied Bons, saying he didn't get...

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French and Swiss Central Banks Tried CBDC


In terms of the program Jura, national banks of France and Switzerland, together with the BIS Innovation Hub implemented a test for wCBDC (wholesale central bank digital currency). The experiment was a part of the Banque of France series of CBDC tests, which started in March 2020. It leveraged a...

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Polygon’s Exciting News Is the Purchase of the Startup Mir


During the ZK summit, Polygon unveiled the big news it said was coming. That is the purchase of a startup, working on Ethereum scaling, Mir for $400 M. Previously, the Polygon team said it had exciting news to unveil. Mihailo Bjelic, Jaynti Kanani and Sandeep Nailwal, Polygon’s co-founders, spoke...

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Ubisoft Launches NFT Platform on Tezos


Video game publisher and distributor Ubisoft partners with the blockchain protocol Tezos to launch an NFT platform, Ubisoft Quartz. As stated in a press release published by the company, players can get playable NFTs, Digits in an AAA game on the new network. Ubisoft will bring the first Digits to...

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Eric Schmidt Now Is an Advisor at Chainlink


Eric Schmidt, an American businessman and software engineer, now is an advisor at Chainlink Labs, which stands behind the development of the popular open-source blockchain platform Chainlink. Schmidt has an impressive career history. Previously he was CEO and executive chairman of Google. Eric...

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Brian Roberts Left His Position at Lyft and Joined OpenSea


Ex Chief Financial Officer of the ridesharing services company Lyft, Brian Roberts joined leading NFT marketplace OpenSea. Brian Roberts is the first CFO of the NFT platform. In his interview with Bloomberg, Roberts said although he loves Lyft, the decision of resignation became easier taking into...

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Polkadot's 3rd Parachain Slot Auction Winner Is Astar


The winner of Polkadot's 3rd auction became Astar Network, which is a multichain dapps hub. As announced, the protocol will be onboarded at a block with the other first 5 winners on Dec. 18. Previously known as Plasm Network, Astar supports Ethereum, dapp staking, and Layer 2...


Congressmen will find out problems of the blockchain industry


The need for crypto regulation is periodically pointed out by many American politicians and departments, including the Treasury and the Federal Reserve. However, so far, the government and Congress have not agreed on a common approach to solving the problem of increasing the transparency of the...

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Adidas Acquired a Bored Ape NFT to Join the Metaverse


Leading sportswear company Adidas stated its entrance to the metaverse cooperating with Bored Ape Yacht Club, Gmoney NFT, and PUNKS Comic. Today we leap Into The Metaverse with @BoredApeYC, @gmoneyNFT & @punkscomic.It’s time to enter a world of limitless possibilities.

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Bank of America Strategist Says Metaverse Will Boost Crypto


Financial expert, Managing director of research at Bank of America, Haim Israel, assumes metaverse will boost the adoption of blockchain technology and increase the number of crypto transactions. In one of his recent interviews, Israel mentioned the possibilities virtual-world platforms hold for...

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SoftBank Invests $150 M in the Metaverse Project Zepeto


Tokyo-based multi-industry company SoftBank Group invested $150 million in the fashion metaverse ecosystem Zepeto. The latter was created by a South Korean development company Naver Corporation. Zepeto is a partner of blockchain-based play-to-earn protocol, The Sandbox. As reported Wall Street...

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Vitalik Buterin Proposes a Solution for High Gas Fees


The Ethereum blockchain protocol faces issues of scalability and high costs. Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of the ecosystem proposed a new way to face the challenges. Recently, he introduced the Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) 4488, which suggests decreasing transaction calldata gas price and...

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Adidas Originals Partners With Coinbase and The Sandbox


Germany-based leading sportswear manufacturer Adidas announced a partnership with Coinbase. A few days ago, on November 22, the company tweeted about the collaboration with the blockchain-powered virtual world the Sandbox, writing about creating an "adiVerse" and what users and the...

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The Word of 2021 Is “NFT”, per the Collins Dictionary


The Collins English Dictionary presented its ten selected words for the year. The release starts with the definition of NFT, saying that it is the Word 2021. It's one of the three tech-related terms on the list, with the other two being crypto and metaverse. In the release, published by Collins,...

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Azuro CEO Paruyr Shahbazyan Talked About the Project


In a recent AMA (Ask Me Anything), the CEO of decentralized betting protocol Azuro, Paruyr Shahbazyan and the CMO Rossen Yordanov answered questions of users about blockchain and the gaming sector. To the question of what was the reason for creating the platform, Shahbazyan said that as a...

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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