Tagged: web 3.0

Venture-Based Money Laundering in Web3 Becoming a Serious Threat: Report

Criminals have always found efficient ways “to launder the proceeds of their crimes and avoid increasingly stringent anti-money laundering regulations,” according to an update from CertiK. One such technique, uncovered by CertiK, poses “a direct threat to Web3 projects.” Criminal organizations are using this scheme… Read More

Web3 Platform Tenderly Adds Cronos to Supported Networks, Expanding Support for Smart Contract Devs to Build dApps

Tenderly, creators of a Web3 development platform, and Cronos, a decentralized, open-source, energy-efficient public blockchain with high speed and low transaction fees,  announced the integration between Tenderly and Cronos as well as its testnet. Cronos is an Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM)-compatible Layer-1 blockchain network built… Read More

Web3: Masa Ethereum Virtual Machine Compatible Soulbound Identity Protocol Mainnet Now Live

Masa, the first Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM)-compatible Soulbound identity protocol, announced its mainnet launch on the Ethereum network. The mainnet launch of Masa Soulbound Identity “brings a standardized on-chain Soulbound Token protocol and infrastructure to power the web3 economy.” The mainnet launch “empowers users to… Read More

South Korean NFT Project Doge Sound Club, Uppsala Security to Enhance Web3 Security

Doge Sound Club, which claims to be the first South Korean NFT project, and Uppsala Security, a company specializing in blockchain and virtual asset regulation technology (Reg-tech), announced the signing of a partnership on the 10th of January “with the goal of improving Web3 security.”… Read More

HashKey Capital Closes Fund III at $500M in Commitments to Build Web3

HashKey Capital, a global asset manager specializing in crypto and blockchain, has announced the final closing of its third fund, HashKey FinTech Investment Fund III  with a total commitment of US$500 million. Fund III received strong support “from institutional investors namely sovereign wealth funds, renowned… Read More

Pillz, Developer of Wearable Devices for NFT-Collectibles, Finalizes Pre-Seed Round

Pillz, the developer of wearable devices for NFT-collectibles and NFT-gaming, raised a pre-seed round from Xsolla and its Founder Aleksandr “Shurick” Agapitov. Aleksandr Agapitov, Xsolla founder and Pillz Board of Directors member, said: “Pillz represents what I always look for in teams – a passion… Read More

Financial Privacy focused Crypto Protocol Beam Shares Key Updates from Past Year

Beam celebrated its 4th anniversary on January 3rd 2023. During that time, Beam claims it has “cemented its place as the top confidential cryptocurrency in terms of features, stability and confidentiality, constantly evolving and improving in all categories.” Launched in 2019, Beam is described as… Read More

Mastercard Announces Web3 Program to Develop Emerging Musical Artists in Digital Economy

The Mastercard Artist Accelerator will harness Web3 technologies on the Polygon blockchain, “forging new territory by connecting artists with mentors and fans in an exclusive development program” Mastercard (NYSE: MA) extended its growing music footprint “with the launch of the Web3-based Mastercard Artist Accelerator program.”… Read More

Poloniex Expands Presence in APAC, Latin American Markets to Accelerate Web3 Adoption

2022 has been a year of “success” and excitement, the team at Poloniex claims. As a proponent of blockchain technology, Poloniex says that it understands very well that education and adoption “are the key to fostering the development of Web3.” Since its establishment in 2014,… Read More

Nearly 100 Publicly Disclosed Crypto-Related Investigations Conducted Last Year, Report Reveals

In 2022, several notable federal indictments, sentences, and seizures related to cryptocurrency were “made public in the United States,” the CertiK team noted. To understand the extent and nature of government activity in Web3, CertiK has conducted research and analysis “on the state of federal… Read More

Blockchain, Web3 Development: TON Foundation, which Supports The Open Network, Announces Hackathon

The TON Foundation, a non-profit association of developers and enthusiasts that exists to advance The Open Network (TON), has announced a global hackathon in collaboration with DoraHacks, a global hacker organization that “acts as a bridge, connecting hackers to enterprise challenges and entrepreneurial ideas.” Titled,… Read More

Digital Asset Infrastructure Provider Wyre Integrates with BNB Chain

Wyre is pleased to announce their recent integration with BNB Chain. This partnership allows their developers building with Wyre the ability to leverage their entire API stack on BNB Chain “as well on-ramping directly into $BUSD and $BNB through all payment methods.” This integration is… Read More

Uppsala Security Introduces ChainKeeper for Web3 Security, Transaction Tracking, Reporting

Uppsala Security, a provider of security tools and services for Crypto AML/CTF, Transaction Risk Management, Regulatory Compliance, Transaction Tracking, and Cyber Security announced the launch of ChainKeeper — “an all-rounder platform for Web3 security, transaction tracking and reporting.” ChainKeeper was created by Uppsala Security in… Read More

Flux Creates Bridge Between Web2, Web3 with OVHcloud Partnership

Flux, the frontrunner in building decentralized infrastructure to power Web3 development, today announced a partnership with OVHcloud, the European cloud leader, “to expand its edge cloud solution options.” This partnership will “enable each company to expand its reach into previously untapped markets – Web3 for… Read More

Binance Pay, Pyypl to Bring Users a Secure Online Transaction Experience

The world of blockchain and crypto is becoming ever more “integrated” into our everyday lives as the Web3 space continues to grow, according to an update from Binance. To help their users do more with their Binance account, the digital asset firm has partnered with… Read More

Alibaba Cloud to Provide Blockchain Node Service to Support Growth of Web 3.0 Ecosystem

Alibaba Cloud, the digital technology and intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group,  announced a roadmap for the launch of its first Blockchain Node Service. Scheduled for the first quarter of 2023, the Blockchain Node Service will “support the growth of the evolving Web3.0 ecosystem and better… Read More

Umbria Network Provides Updates on Web3 Ecosystem Expansion Efforts

Umbria Network recently shared key updates, milestones from 2022 including new products, bridges and partnerships. The platform’s developers also provided updates on their expansion efforts within the Web3 ecosystem. In addition to the recently reported increase in transactions on its cross-chain bridge platform, Umbria Network… Read More

ConsenSys, PayPal to Allow Clients to Buy Crypto-Assets in MetaMask

ConsenSys, a Web3 company, announced that U.S. MetaMask users will be able to purchase crypto (ETH) from “within the app” using PayPal. MetaMask will reportedly “be the first Web3 wallet to leverage PayPal to drive more successful on-ramp transactions.” Initially available to select PayPal users… Read More

DOGAMÍ, a Web3 Game for NFT Pet Companions, Finalizes $14M Seed Round with Extension Led by XAnge

DOGAMÍ, which claims to be the first Web3 game for NFT pet companions, completes its $14M seed round with a $7M seed extension “led by European tech-investor XAnge.” DOGAMÍ has “launched a mobile application that allows users to adopt and play with their virtual NFT… Read More

Blockchain Gaming Survey Reveals Gamers Are “Positive” About Benefits Of Play-and-Earn Games

ZEBEDEE, a Fintech and “next-generation” payment processor for the gaming industry, announced the results of a study “surveying over 1,000 U.S. respondents who play a minimum of one hour of video games per week to gauge their feelings toward blockchain technologies, NFTs and cryptocurrencies being… Read More

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