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Unprecedented Bitcoin Rally Supported by Best-Performing Quarter for Crypto and DLT Startup Funding Totaling Over $700M in Q4 2020: Report

The current Bitcoin (BTC) bull market has been fueling another major boom in blockchain or distributed ledger tech (DLT) startup deals. Coinbase Ventures had launched back in 2018, which was during the extended cryptocurrency bear market that lasted from early January of that year to… Read More

NBA’s Lebron James Slam Dunk Highlight, Captured via NFTs, Sells for Over $71K, as NBA Top Shots Creator Dapper Labs to Acquire More Funding

Dapper Labs, which is the company behind highly-popular digital collectibles like NBA Top Shots and CryptoKitties, has finalized an initial tranche of bridge financing. Dapper Labs confirmed that it plans to secure as much as $50 million in capital. Last year,  Dapper Labs had acquired… Read More

Digital Collectibles: Ethereum ERC-721 Non-Fungible Tokens (NFT) Are More Accessible to Non-Technical Users, CertiK Explains

CertiK, a U.S.-based end-to-end cybersecurity solutions provider, notes that when it comes to progressive cryptocurrency and blockchain projects, Ethereum (ETH) has one of the most active communities that includes a diverse group of users, such as skilled developers and “crypto-religious” users to non-technical enthusiasts and… Read More

New Non-Fungible Token or NFT Standard TRC-721 Introduced by TRON to Open New Prospects for Blockchain

TRON has launched a new non-fungible token or NFT standard, called TRC-721, in order to open up new “prospects for blockchain.” TRON‘s first NFT standard protocol TRC-721 was officially announced on December 24, 2020. The introduction of this standard is expected to help with implementing… Read More

Ethereum based NFTs Axie Infinity, Sorare and SuperRare Record Over $1 Million in Trading Volume in Past Month: Report

The team at Interdax, a digital assets derivatives trading platform, recently took a close look at some of the leading (non-fungible token) NFT initiatives across several different categories. The report from Interdax took a closer look at the highest volume Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) projects during… Read More

Binance Partners with Fintech focused Blockchain Firm Chiliz to Offer Fan Tokens for Teams like FC Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain, Others

Binance, the world’s largest digital asset exchange, has partnered with a Fintech-focused blockchain firm, called Chiliz, which provides various sports and entertainment services. Binance, which claims it was an early investor in Chiliz, has now extended the partnership with additional investments – which will focus… Read More

The Sandbox, a Binance Supported “Decentralized” Gaming Virtual World Project, Includes Atari, Smurfs NFTs

Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange, notes that its decentralized gaming virtual world and Binance Launchpad alumnus The Sandbox has announced that 1,859 premium LANDS NFTs (non-fungible tokens) “adjacent to Binance estates will be available for purchase” during its LAND presale (which reportedly began on… Read More

DeFi Protocol Aave Partners with Axie Infinity, a Pokémon Inspired Digital Pet Universe Game, so Players can Earn Rare NFTs

The developers of Aave, an open-source and non-custodial decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol for earning interest on digital asset deposits while also being able to borrow assets, have teamed up with Axie Infinity. Through the partnership, both organizations aim to bring you a “hot new collab”… Read More

VeChain Foundation Says their VeChainThor Blockchain Is Ideal for Creating NFTs, a Market Valued at $300 Million+ by End of 2020

The VeChain Foundation, an organization supporting the development of VeChain, a blockchain platform for supporting supply chain management (among other use cases), notes that non-fungible tokens (NFTs) represent unique assets that may be tracked on blockchain-based networks. The VeChain Foundation points out that NFTs have… Read More

More than 400 Blockchain or DLT Developers Now Working on 13 New ICON Foundation Projects

BlockArrow Capital, an alternative asset fund focused on investing in the blockchain sector, reveals that there are 463 blockchain or distributed ledger tech (DLT) focused developers that have created 13 new ICON Foundation projects for the ICON ecosystem. The projects have been developed thanks to… Read More

Blockchain Platform Ontology (ONT) Aims to Establish Trust in the Automotive Sector with Decentralized Digital ID Solutions

The developers of Ontology (ONT) have noted that they’re focused on establishing trust in the automotive industry through the implementation of a blockchain-enabled, decentralized digital identity solution that allows driving data to be recorded, stored, and verified in “a safe and secure” manner. The developers… Read More

$150 Million in ONT Tokens are Being Staked on Ontology, a “High-Performance” Blockchain Development Platform

In June 2020, the Ontology (ONT) team celebrated two years since the launch of the Ontology mainnet, which aims to serve as a “high-performance” enterprise blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) platform. There are currently 70 decentralized applications (dApps) that are now live on the… Read More

Nifty Becomes First Ever US Dollar based Non-Fungible Token Exchange

Nifty, a US dollar-based trading platform for non-fungible tokens, or NFTs (which are unique digital tokens that are not interchangeable with other similar tokens), revealed that it had completed its “Nifty Gateway 2.0” update on March 17, 2020. The Nifty platform had been acquired by… Read More

NBA and NFL Say Non-Fungible Tokens, or NFTs, have A Lot Of Potential, Offer a “New Way for Fans to Connect With Games”

Adrienne O’Keeffe, associate VP of partnerships at the National Basketball Association (NBA), and Sophie Gage, counsel at the National Football League (NFL) Player’s Association, recently took part in a panel discussion during which they talked about the potential value of blockchain or distributed ledger tech… Read More

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