China’s BSN partners with TON Labs to utilize Telegram blockchain

TON Labs and China’s Blockchain-based Service Network are collaborating to build applications on the Telegram-built TON protocol.According to an announcement issued on Monday, the partnership grants BSN developers access to...

Professional traders need a global crypto sea, not hundreds of lakes

Coinbase’s IPO announcement has been hailed as “a milestone for the crypto industry” by Fortune Magazine. Similar to the Netscape IPO announcement that signaled the legitimacy of the internet, Coinbase’s...

What DeFi needs to do next to keep institutional players interested

The last few months’ frenzy of institutional money flowing into Bitcoin (BTC) has seen crypto hitting the headlines — at the least as a novelty asset, at the most as...

While Washington dithers, Wyoming and other US states mine for crypto gold

The United States is divided politically these days into red states and blue states, and increasingly, it seems to be fracturing into cryptocurrency-friendly and crypto-wary locales, too. On Feb. 21,...

Crypto in a post-pandemic world

Everyone knows the story. When the first block of Bitcoin (BTC) was mined, the protocol itself entered a world of grave economic uncertainty. Not long before the market would hit...

The United Arab Emirates chase crypto and blockchain adoption

For a long time, the United Arab Emirates has been one of the most progressive crypto countries in the world. For example, government-owned licensing firm Kiklabb allows clients to pay...

Meme pioneer launches NFT lolcats on OpenSea

The original “I Can Has Cheezburger?” meme has become the latest symbol of popular culture to be immortalized as an NFT.The meme’s creator, Eric Nakagawa, announced his foray into a...

NFTs based on STARZ show ‘American Gods’ coming soon from Curio

Curio, a platform which sells non fungible tokens, is helping to bring to life NFTs based on the TV series American Gods. The show is based on a novel of the...

Delphi Digital launches Labs wing to bolster portfolio company development

Why wait for one of your investments to release a new feature when you can just build it yourself?Delphi Digital’s newly-announced expansion aims to do just that. The cryptocurrency investment, media,...

Grammy-winning producer Illmind auctions rights to new samples as NFT

NFTs are being used to explore a new business model that puts music makers back in control of sales and copyright issues. Grammy winning producer Illmind released what he calls...

$97B retail firm uses IBM blockchain to track food supply

IBM’s food-tracking blockchain technology will be used by the Carrefour multinational retail firm to track food supply lines from the farm to the store. An agreement between Majid Al Futtaim...

Beeple NFT sells for record $6.6M as bidding for ‘Everydays’ at Christie’s hits $2.2M

Buzzy digital artist Mike Winkelmann, aka Beeple, made NFT history yesterday with his piece, “Crossroads”, netting $6.6 million on the secondary market via Nifty Gateway.Like many Beeple artworks, Crossroads was...

Black Americans are changing the face of crypto and blockchain through education

Despite there still being work to be done to further diversify the crypto space, many believe the blockchain sector is generally more diverse than other tech industries. This could be...

Exchange listings and NFT boom back Enjin’s (ENJ) 52% rally to a new high

Non-fungible tokens (NFT) are rapidly becoming a focal point of the cryptocurrency market as evidenced by stories of millions of dollars being raised in minutes for one-of-a-kind tokenized art pieces...

Inside the blockchain developer’s mind: Koinos approaches testnet

Cointelegraph is following the development of an entirely new blockchain from inception to mainnet and beyond through its series, Inside the Blockchain Developer’s Mind. In Part Four, Andrew Levine of...

Supercar maker Mazzanti Automobili launches security token offering

Italian luxury car manufacturer Mazzanti Automobili has launched its security token offering on regulated digital marketplace STOKR.As part of the offering, Mazzanti aims to raise 999,999 euros ($1.2 million) on...

Former MLB star sells $1M worth of NFTs in one minute

Micah Johnson, a former MLB player-turned artist, sold a whopping $1 million worth of tokenized art in just one minute on the Winklevoss-owned NFT marketplace Nifty Gateway.The auction, which launched...

India’s largest crypto exchange adopts decentralized Unstoppable Domains

India’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Unocoin, has adopted the blockchain-based Unstoppable Domains, which simplifies crypto transactions by turning blockchain addresses into human-readable web URLs.Announced on Wednesday, the partnership between Unocoin and...

Alameda Research doubles down on Maps.me, invests $40 million in Oxygen

How much are 140 million users worth? After a $50 million direct investment in travel app Maps.me earlier in the year, Alameda Research has announced today a $40 million investment in...

ETH mining still highly profitable despite upcoming Eth2 upgrade

Ethereum miners continue to enjoy lucrative payouts for their efforts in 2021, while the smart contract blockchain platform edges closer to a move away from its proof-of-work consensus. The past...