Tagged: ethereum

CBDCs: Nahmii to Work with Norges Bank on Central Bank Digital Currency Sandbox Project

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Nahmii AS are pleased to confirm that they have been chosen to work with Norges Bank (the central bank of Norway) on their upcoming experimental CBDC (central bank digital currency) sandbox project. This “prestigious” award confirms Nahmii AS’s position as “a global leader in the… Read More

TRM Integrates with Polygon to Offer Risk, Compliance Monitoring Capability

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TRM Labs, which claims to be the industry “leader” in crypto compliance and risk management solutions, announced its integration with Polygon, an Ethereum scaling platform “onboarding millions to Web3, to provide a full suite of anti-fraud and financial crime tools to members of the Polygon… Read More

Bumpy Road for Crypto Markets: Bitcoin Delivered its Worst April on Record

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Genesis, a HNW and institutional crypto prime brokerage, has distributed its April report on digital asset markets and it is rough. According to Genesis, Bitcoin delivered its worst April on record, with a drop of approximately 18%. Of course, we are part way through May… Read More

Modularization of Blockchains Might Become New Paradigm: Research Report

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Modularized blockchains may offer higher performance and lower costs over time, which could “spur other public chains to implement the same strategy.” This, according to a report by Huobi Research Institute titled “How the Data Availability Layer can Shape the Future of Blockchain.” With the… Read More

Digital Assets: Ukraine, Russia Lead Countries Globally with Higher Crypto Adoption Rates, Report Reveals

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Ukraine and Russia lead the list of countries “with higher crypto adoption rates, with 12.73% and nearly 12%, respectively,” according to an update from DappRadar. DeFi transactions in Q1 hit the lowest levels since February 2021, “while the 116 million NFT transactions across all blockchains… Read More

Optimism’s Token Launch Might “Elevate” Its Rollup Status: Huobi Research Institute

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Optimism, one of the four “major” Ethereum Layer 2 scaling solutions, will soon be “launching a new governance and incentive token, OP, much to the community’s excitement.” This launch, which includes airdrops to early adopters and active users and contributors, has “the potential to stir… Read More

Permission.io Set to Migrate to Polygon Network to Scale Web 3.0 Advertising

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Permission.io, which claims to be the “leading” provider of permission-based Web3 advertising, announced that it’s migrating away from its own proprietary blockchain to Polygon, the “preeminent” Ethereum scaling solution with over 100 million “unique users.” The migration is the company’s first in “a series of… Read More

Scroll, an EVM Compatible zk-Rollup Project to Scale Ethereum, Raises $30M

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Scroll, an EVM-compatible zk-Rollup project to scale Ethereum and “create a platform that is friendly for users onboarding crypto,” recently secured $30 million from researchers and developers, members of the Ethereum community, and investment firms “including Polychain Capital, Bain Crypto, Geometry DAO, and Mapleleaf Capital.”… Read More

Crypto ETFs: 21Shares, ETF Securities Introduce First BTC, ETH Exchange Trade Funds in Australia

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21Shares AG, a Swiss-based issuer of crypto Exchange Traded Products (ETPs), and the leading ETF provider, ETF Securities have “launched two funds that offer simple, cost-effective and direct access to cryptocurrency investments.” ETFS 21Shares Bitcoin ETF is “the first Australian ETF to invest directly in… Read More

Gemini Crypto Rewards Credit Card Now Available in the US

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Gemini, a digital currency platform to buy, sell, earn, and store crypto, recently announced that the Gemini Credit CardTM is now available “in all 50 U.S. states.” Cardholders can “earn up to 3% crypto back on dining+, 2% crypto back on groceries, and 1% crypto… Read More

Ethereum (ETH) MainNet Shadow Fork Now Live as Transition to Proof of Stake Continues

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  Ethereum’s (ETH) very first mainnet shadow fork has gone live (as of April 11, 2022). This, as the developers of the second-largest digital currency by market capitalization continue the gradual transition to a proof-of-stake or PoS (blockchain) consensus model. The shadow fork is a… Read More

Decentralized Metaverse vEmpire Introduces Staking Pool for ApeCoin

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  vEmpire DDAO, which claims to be the largest decentralized Metaverse, GameFi and NFT investment organization, has announced the launch of a staking pool for ApeCoin. ApeCoin is an ERC-20 governance and utility token used “within the wider Ape ecosystem, which has itself experienced [steady]… Read More

Crypto Platform OKX Partners with Ethereum Layer-2 Scaling Solution for NFTs, Immutable X

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  OKX, a cryptocurrency exchange and ecosystem, has announced a partnership with Ethereum’s Layer 2 scaling solution for non-fungible tokens (NFTs), Immutable X. As mentioned in an update shared with CI, the partnership should “accelerate OKX’s strategy to make MetaX the DeFi portal of choice… Read More

Polygon Introduces Web3 ID, which Reportedly Keeps Personal Details Private

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The Polygon Network, a decentralized app (dApp) layer for Ethereum, has announced that “Polygon ID”, one of the first identity platforms powered by zero-knowledge (ZK) cryptography — privacy, and blockchain scaling technology, will be “ready before the year ends.” The blockchain-enabled ID for decentralized and… Read More

Multi-Chain Networks are Key to Blockchain or DLT’s “Long-Term” Development: Report

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A report from Huobi Research Institute, a blockchain research organization, has identified multi-chain networks as “key to the blockchain ecosystem’s long-term development due to the security, decentralization and scalability they offer.” Titled “Game of Thrones in Blockchain: Multi-chain Networks Battle for Supremacy”, the report by… Read More

CME Group Introduces Micro-Sized Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) Options

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CME Group, the leading derivatives marketplace, has introduced options on Micro Bitcoin and Micro Ether futures, further expanding its suite of virtual currency derivatives offerings. Tim McCourt, CME Group Global Head of Equity and FX Products, stated: “The launch of these micro-sized options builds on… Read More

European Digital Asset Manager CoinShares Reports Record Weekly Inflows for Year Totaling $193M

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James Butterfill, Investment Strategist at London-based CoinShares, a digital asset manager focused on expanding access to the cryptocurrency ecosystem while serving as a “trusted partner” for its clients, notes in a blog post published on March 28, 2022 that sentiment “recovers” with record digital asset… Read More

Venly Announces Support for Ethereum (ETH) NFT Layer-2, Immutable X

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Venly, a blockchain tech provider, is pleased to confirm its partnership with Immutable X, which is an Ethereum (ETH) Layer-2 scaling solution for non-fungible tokens (NFTs), in order to “popularize and enable unbeatable blockchain solutions to its growing audiences.” Venly is a blockchain tech provider… Read More

Moving to Ethereum Classic (ETC) Mining May be Viable Option for Miners on Ethereum (ETH) Network: Report

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The price of Ethereum Classic (ETC) surged 103% – compared to Bitcoin’s (BTC) increase of 13% – between March 13 and March 24, 2022, starting from $26 and “peaking at $48.50,” according to a report from Grayscale. The team at Grayscale noted in the report… Read More

Blockdaemon Adds Support for Ethereum (ETH) Open-Source Client Software

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Blockdaemon is pleased to confirm that they have added support for Ethereum’s (ETH) open-source client software “in preparation for the ’the merge’.” As part of their ongoing commitment, they’re offering $900,000 worth of IBM Cloud credits to fund Ethereum client stability testing. This will directly… Read More

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