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Exclusive: Can Web3 Foundation Achieve a Truly Decentralized Web?

Exclusive: Can Web3 Foundation Achieve a Truly Decentralized Web?

Following the technical underpinnings of Polkadot in Part 1, Jack Platts, Head of Collaborations Web3 Foundation reveals their effort towards the goal of decentralized web! He also explained the governance and technical challenges in achieving a decentralized web!

Corrupt Cop Sentenced to Prison for Accepting Bitcoin Bribe from Dark Web Drug Dealer

Corrupt Cop Sentenced to Prison for Accepting Bitcoin Bribe from Dark Web Drug Dealer

A former police officer has been sentenced to 8 years in prison for accepting a Bitcoin bribe from a dark web dealer, in exchange for his professional services.

One Million Bitcoin Held By Dark Web Marketplaces and Cybercriminals, Chainalysis Data

One Million Bitcoin Held By Dark Web Marketplaces and Cybercriminals, Chainalysis Data

Data from Chainalysis reveals that almost one million Bitcoin is circulating on the dark web between bad actors and illicit darknet markets.

Columbia Man Pleads Guilty to Bitcoin Dark Web Chemical Weapon Purchase

Columbia Man Pleads Guilty to Bitcoin Dark Web Chemical Weapon Purchase

A 45-year-old man from Columbia, Missouri pled guilty yesterday in a US federal court to one count of aggravated identity theft and one count of attempting to acquire a chemical weapon—via the dark web using Bitcoin.

Binance Partners with Brave to Enable Seamless Crypto Trading on Web Browser

Binance Partners with Brave to Enable Seamless Crypto Trading on Web Browser

Crypto giant Binance partners with blockchain-based web browser Brave. Such a partnership enables over 12 million monthly Brave users to obtain deposit addresses, view their crypto balances, and sell, buy, and trade crypto assets without leaving the browser.

Europol Places Bitcoin Mixer Wasabi Wallet on its Radar for Promoting Dark Web Transactions

Europol Places Bitcoin Mixer Wasabi Wallet on its Radar for Promoting Dark Web Transactions

The general regulatory difficulty experienced by Bitcoin and altcoins lie in the skepticism of regulatory agencies due to their cryptographic nature. Transactions are generally obscured as privacy is the watchword. This creates a source of concern as the likelihood of the currencies being used in dark web transactions is high. Monitoring agencies have been able to fight this partly by ensuring companies or firms that will be involved with digital currencies adhere to some compliance clause.

Google Web Searches for Bitcoin Hit a Historic Low with Nigeria Still Leading

Google Web Searches for Bitcoin Hit a Historic Low with Nigeria Still Leading

The Global web search data from Google Trends indicate that there has been a decline in recent times as it has recorded an all-time low since October 2018. Even in the midst of the activities going on in the global scene we see that some African countries have been leading with Nigeria recorded as the country with the highest level of Bitcoin searches, followed by South Africa and Ghana respectively.

Dark Web Sucks in Bitcoin Payments From Viewers Paying to See Livestream Murder

Dark Web Sucks in Bitcoin Payments From Viewers Paying to See Livestream Murder

Two 17-year-old Italians have been detained under the Delirium operation for instigating child pornography and live torture viewings on the dark web. The two Italians paid Bitcoin (BTC) to a dark site address in order to unlock explicit footage of children being sexually abused.

KuCoin Rolls Out $100m Creators Fund to Accelerate Web3 Growth, Empowering Early-Stage NFT Projects

KuCoin Rolls Out $100m Creators Fund to Accelerate Web3 Growth, Empowering Early-Stage NFT Projects

Crypto exchange KuCoin has announced a $100 million “Creators Fund” to enhance the Web3 ecosystem and support early-stage NFT projects in sports, arts, GameFi, and celebrities.

Binance Introduces New Fan Engagement Platform for Ukrainian Football Team FC Shakhtar

Binance Introduces New Fan Engagement Platform for Ukrainian Football Team FC Shakhtar

Binance has announced that it will introduce a new fan programme for Ukraine football team FC Shakhtar.

Google Cloud and Polygon Labs partner for Ethereum scaling

Google Cloud and Polygon Labs partner for Ethereum scaling

Google Cloud will provide framework and developer tools to aid Polygon Labs’ Ethereum scaling protocol. The partnership aims to streamline developer integration for decentralized applications on Polygon.

Coinfest Asia Uses Web2.5 Theme and Will Feature Over 100 Speakers

Coinfest Asia Uses Web2.5 Theme and Will Feature Over 100 Speakers

Coinfest Asia 2023 by Coinvestasi is ready to return on August 24-25 2023, in Jimbaran, Bali. Carrying the theme of Web2.5, Coinfest Asia wants to strengthen the linkages between the Web2 and Web3 industries, thus forming a more resilient Web2.5 industry.

Visa Unveils Innovative Web3 Loyalty Program with SmartMedia Technologies

Visa Unveils Innovative Web3 Loyalty Program with SmartMedia Technologies

Visa teams up with SmartMedia Technologies to launch a pioneering Web3 Loyalty Engagement Solution, revolutionizing customer loyalty with gamified, immersive experiences and digital wallets.

Binance to Launche Pixels (PIXEL) on Launchpool

Binance to Launche Pixels (PIXEL) on Launchpool

Binance announces the launch of Pixels (PIXEL) on its Launchpool, a social web3 game on the Ronin Network, offering BNB and FDUSD holders a unique opportunity to farm PIXEL tokens before its trading debut.

Web3 Foundation Claims DOT is a Piece of  Software and Not a Security

Web3 Foundation Claims DOT is a Piece of Software and Not a Security

Web3 Foundation has made a conclusion based on SEC terms that Polkadot is not a security

Hong Kong Embraces Web3 Despite Crypto Market Volatility

Hong Kong Embraces Web3 Despite Crypto Market Volatility

Hong Kong's financial secretary, Paul Chan, has emphasized the need for the city to embrace Web3 technology, despite the fluctuations in the crypto market. Chan has proposed a strategy that focuses on proper regulation and promoting development to facilitate Web3's steady growth. He also noted that Hong Kong plans to prioritize financial security, prevent systemic risks, and focus on investor education and protection. The region's approach to crypto regulation contrasts with that of the United States, which has adopted a more hardline response to the industry.

Binance Boosts Web3 Wallet with New Features and $1M Airdrop Campaign

Binance Boosts Web3 Wallet with New Features and $1M Airdrop Campaign

Binance enhances its Web3 Wallet with ERC-404 token support, an Inscriptions Marketplace, and announces a $1M airdrop to engage users.

Mythical Games Unveils Mythos Foundation DAO, Mythos Token to Democratize Web3 Gaming

Mythical Games Unveils Mythos Foundation DAO, Mythos Token to Democratize Web3 Gaming

Mythical Games enlisted 22 partner companies and several big-name advisors in an effort to bring decentralization to Web3 gaming through the launch of the foundation and the token.

Hong Kong's Crypto Rise: Harbinger for China?

Hong Kong's Crypto Rise: Harbinger for China?

Hong Kong's rising status as a crypto hub amidst regulatory amicability sparks speculations on China's evolving stance towards digital assets. The significant crypto activity in Hong Kong, combined with its thriving Over-The-Counter market, reflects a conducive environment for both institutional and retail crypto engagements. As Hong Kong continues to bolster its crypto market, it might be hinting at China's exploratory approach towards understanding and possibly embracing digital assets in the long term.

BinaryX Introduces Cyber Incubation Fund to Support Blockchain Games

BinaryX Introduces Cyber Incubation Fund to Support Blockchain Games

BinaryX launches a new 220,000 BNX Cyber Incubation Fund, aimed at driving the growth and adoption of Web3 games.

BNB Chain: Driving the Next Billion User Revolution in Web3, NFTs, and the Metaverse – An Exclusive Interview

BNB Chain: Driving the Next Billion User Revolution in Web3, NFTs, and the Metaverse – An Exclusive Interview

Discover BNB Chain's strategy for onboarding 1 billion Web3 users, bridging the decentralized tech gap, managing transaction costs, and future platform developments in our exclusive interview.

Coinbase Launches WaaS to Simplify Adoption of Web3 Wallets

Coinbase Launches WaaS to Simplify Adoption of Web3 Wallets

Coinbase has introduced Wallet-as-a-Service (WaaS) to provide enterprises with a customizable on-chain wallet API for easier customer onboarding, loyalty programs, and in-game purchases. The WaaS infrastructure features multi-party computation (MPC) cryptography to improve private key security, user-friendly backup functionality, and control over product experiences while reducing implementation cost and complexity. The solution is being used by companies like Floor, Moonray, thirdweb, and tokenproof.

Spike in COVID-19 Cybercrime Is Stimulating Mass Adoption of Blockchain in Asia

Spike in COVID-19 Cybercrime Is Stimulating Mass Adoption of Blockchain in Asia

With COVID-19 forcing businesses to adopt digital means of transacting, there is a spike in blockchain adoption, Bitcoin price surge, rise in Bitcoin scams.

Argent Crypto Intends to Build a Super App for Web3 with New $40m Funding

Argent Crypto Intends to Build a Super App for Web3 with New $40m Funding

Argent, a London-based crypto wallet service provider wants to build a Super app that will serve as the go-to hub for all things crypto, including Web3.0, DeFi, DAOs and NFTs.

McDonald's Hong Kong Partners with Sandbox to Launch First Metaverse Experience, McNuggets Land

McDonald's Hong Kong Partners with Sandbox to Launch First Metaverse Experience, McNuggets Land

McDonald's Hong Kong has teamed up with The Sandbox to create the first Web3 experience platform. This partnership has resulted in the launch of "McNuggets Land", a unique metaverse gaming experience that marks the 40th anniversary of McNuggets.

Wormhole Announces W Token Airdrop

Wormhole Announces W Token Airdrop

Wormhole, a leading interoperability protocol, has unveiled its native token W and an airdrop to decentralize its network, reinforcing its commitment to the Web3 vision.

Portal Debuts on Binance Launchpool for BNB and FDUSD Farming

Portal Debuts on Binance Launchpool for BNB and FDUSD Farming

Binance Launchpool has added cross-chain gaming startup Portal for a new farming event. Users can earn PORTAL tokens by staking BNB and FDUSD over 7 days starting February 22nd. PORTAL will then list on Binance against major trading pairs.

Greyp Teams Up with Blockchain Entities for Automated Payment System

Greyp Teams Up with Blockchain Entities for Automated Payment System

Greyp, a Croatian mobility tech startup and electric bike manufacturer, has partnered with two blockchain firms, the Energy Web Foundation (EWF) and slock.it, to establish an automated payment structure for IoT vehicles.

Solana Introduces Web3 Mobile Phone Saga

Solana Introduces Web3 Mobile Phone Saga

Solana Labs subsidiary Solana Mobile has announced the launch of the mobile phone "Saga" set for launch in 2023.

Polkadot (DOT) New Vision: JAM Session Unveiled by Gavin Wood

Polkadot (DOT) New Vision: JAM Session Unveiled by Gavin Wood

Polkadot's founder, Gavin Wood, announces a new vision for the next generation of Polkadot technology named JAM.

Anichess announces strategic partnership with esports giant Team Secret

Anichess announces strategic partnership with esports giant Team Secret

Anichess teams up with global esports brand Team Secret to enhance competitive gaming and Web3 connections.

OKX Ventures Backs Monad Labs to Accelerate Web3 and Decentralized Computing Innovation

OKX Ventures Backs Monad Labs to Accelerate Web3 and Decentralized Computing Innovation

OKX Ventures, the investment arm of crypto exchange OKX, invests in Monad Labs, driving innovation in Web3 and decentralized computing.

VeChain Announces VeBetterDAO Mainnet Launch

VeChain Announces VeBetterDAO Mainnet Launch

VeChain unveils the mainnet launch of VeBetterDAO, a platform designed to accelerate Web3 adoption, sustainability, and decentralized governance.

Astar & Startale: Illuminating the Path to Web3 Mass Adoption

Astar & Startale: Illuminating the Path to Web3 Mass Adoption

Astar and Startale lead the web3 mass adoption through strategic enterprise partnerships.

Lista (LISTA) Megadrop Is Now Open: Participate with BNB Locked Products or Web3 Quests!

Lista (LISTA) Megadrop Is Now Open: Participate with BNB Locked Products or Web3 Quests!

Binance announces Lista (LISTA) Megadrop with BNB Locked Products or Web3 Quests participation.

Immutable (IMX) Teams Up with Medieval Empires for Open Beta Launch

Immutable (IMX) Teams Up with Medieval Empires for Open Beta Launch

Immutable and Medieval Empires unveil an open beta, showcasing gameplay and strategic elements in a Web 3.0 environment.

SWAYE Unveils Revolutionary Telegram-based Game Onboarding

SWAYE Unveils Revolutionary Telegram-based Game Onboarding

SWAYE leverages Telegram for seamless Web3 game onboarding.

Animoca Brands and EVG Solidify Partnership with Strategic Cross-Investments

Animoca Brands and EVG Solidify Partnership with Strategic Cross-Investments

Animoca Brands and EVG announce strategic partnership with cross-investments to enhance Web3 ecosystem.

Guild of Guardians Launches to High Ratings and Immersive Gameplay

Guild of Guardians Launches to High Ratings and Immersive Gameplay

Guild of Guardians launches with high ratings, showcasing immersive gameplay and strategic depth.

Future of Web3 Gaming: Insights from Immutable (IMX)'s Robbie Ferguson

Future of Web3 Gaming: Insights from Immutable (IMX)'s Robbie Ferguson

Immutable (IMX)'s Robbie Ferguson discusses the state and future of web3 gaming.

Web3 Governance: Studying Political Systems at Scale Using DAOs

Web3 Governance: Studying Political Systems at Scale Using DAOs

Exploring how DAOs are used to study political institutions through large-scale experiments.

Tezos (XTZ) Gaming Community Sees New Game Launches and Partnerships in May 2024

Tezos (XTZ) Gaming Community Sees New Game Launches and Partnerships in May 2024

Explore new game launches and strategic partnerships in the Tezos gaming community this May.

The Role of BNB in Shaping the Future of Web3

The Role of BNB in Shaping the Future of Web3

Discover the BNB token's significance in BNB Chain's Web3 ecosystem.

Creating Subgraphs on Linea: A Comprehensive Guide

Creating Subgraphs on Linea: A Comprehensive Guide

A detailed guide on building subgraphs on Linea using The Graph's decentralized network.

a16z Crypto: Key Strategies for Finding Product-Market Fit in Web3

a16z Crypto: Key Strategies for Finding Product-Market Fit in Web3

Explore five essential strategies for achieving product-market fit in the Web3 space.

Key Insights on Startup Pricing Strategies from a16z Experts

Key Insights on Startup Pricing Strategies from a16z Experts

a16z experts discuss startup pricing strategies on web3, consumer psychology, and business economics.

Sei and Gitcoin Launch $250k Creator Fund to Boost SEI Ecosystem

Sei and Gitcoin Launch $250k Creator Fund to Boost SEI Ecosystem

Sei and Gitcoin launch a $250k Creator Fund to support SEI v2 ecosystem growth.

Research Offers New Insights into DAO Governance Mechanisms

Research Offers New Insights into DAO Governance Mechanisms

Exploring governance in DAOs through web3 experiments

Sui Generis Bridges Web3 Gap for Artists Through NFT Auctions

Sui Generis Bridges Web3 Gap for Artists Through NFT Auctions

Sui Generis leverages Sui technology to build a thriving NFT art community.

Gaming Giant gumi Joins Injective (INJ) as Validator

Gaming Giant gumi Joins Injective (INJ) as Validator

gumi, a top Web2 gaming publisher, joins Injective (INJ)as a validator, bolstering Injective's PoS network.

World of Women (WoW) Joins Tezos Ecosystem to Drive Gender Parity in Web3

World of Women (WoW) Joins Tezos Ecosystem to Drive Gender Parity in Web3

World of Women joins Tezos to empower women in the digital economy.

Circle Expands Web3 Services to Solana (SOL), Empowering Developers with New Tools

Circle Expands Web3 Services to Solana (SOL), Empowering Developers with New Tools

Circle's Web3 Services now support Solana, enhancing developer tools.

Why Top Gaming Studios are Diving into Web3 Gaming

Why Top Gaming Studios are Diving into Web3 Gaming

Top gaming studios are investing in Web3 gaming. Discover why this trend is gaining momentum.

Bondex Secures Strategic Investment from Animoca Brands to Expand Web3 Recruitment Platform

Bondex Secures Strategic Investment from Animoca Brands to Expand Web3 Recruitment Platform

Bondex garners strategic investment from Animoca Brands to enhance its Web3 recruitment platform.

HKMA Warns Public About Fraudulent Website Impersonating Ant Bank (Hong Kong) Limited

HKMA Warns Public About Fraudulent Website Impersonating Ant Bank (Hong Kong) Limited

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority alerts the public about a fraudulent website mimicking Ant Bank (Hong Kong) Limited.

Linea LEIA Unveils First Seven Investments to Boost Web3 Innovations

Linea LEIA Unveils First Seven Investments to Boost Web3 Innovations

LEIA announces inaugural investments targeting DeFi, Social, and Gaming sectors.

OKX Ventures Leads Seed Round in Decentralized Data Protocol Codatta

OKX Ventures Leads Seed Round in Decentralized Data Protocol Codatta

OKX Ventures spearheads seed investment in Codatta, aiming to monetize Web3 data.

Creating WebVTT Files for Videos Using Node.js: A Comprehensive Guide

Creating WebVTT Files for Videos Using Node.js: A Comprehensive Guide

Learn how to create WebVTT subtitle files for videos using Node.js and the AssemblyAI API in this detailed guide.

Injective (INJ) Partners with The Graph to Enhance Open Data Accessibility

Injective (INJ) Partners with The Graph to Enhance Open Data Accessibility

Injective (INJ)integrates with The Graph to offer developers enhanced access to on-chain data, fostering the creation of sophisticated dApps.

Circle Launches Credits Program to Support Blockchain Developers

Circle Launches Credits Program to Support Blockchain Developers

Circle introduces a Credits Program to assist developers with blockchain deployment costs, offering up to $1,000 in credits for Web3 services.

Manta Network Unveils $10 Million Moon Mission Meme Grants

Manta Network Unveils $10 Million Moon Mission Meme Grants

Manta Network launches a $10 million Moon Mission Meme Grants program to boost meme culture on its platform. Apply now to lead the meme wave.

SUI: SuiNS Adopts @ Symbol for Streamlined Blockchain Identity

SUI: SuiNS Adopts @ Symbol for Streamlined Blockchain Identity

SuiNS updates its naming standard from .sui to @, enhancing identity consistency across Web2 and Web3 platforms.

Exploring Governance: From Democracy to AI Oversight in Web3

Exploring Governance: From Democracy to AI Oversight in Web3

The latest a16z podcast delves into governance, covering democracy's history, corporate boards, and AI oversight with experts Noah Feldman and Andrew Hall.

BNB Chain Announces Veld Hardfork with Major Enhancements

BNB Chain Announces Veld Hardfork with Major Enhancements

BNB Chain reveals the Veld hardfork, scheduled for June 25 on Testnet and July 8 on Mainnet, introducing significant updates and optimizations.

Immutable (IMX) Pioneers the Future of Web3 Game Economies

Immutable (IMX) Pioneers the Future of Web3 Game Economies

Immutable (IMX) is spearheading the evolution of game economies with Web3 technology, unlocking new revenue streams and true digital asset ownership for players.

Fireblocks Partners with TRES Finance to Enhance Web3 Financial Reporting

Fireblocks Partners with TRES Finance to Enhance Web3 Financial Reporting

Fireblocks collaborates with TRES Finance to streamline Web3 accounting and financial reporting, offering automated solutions to meet regulatory demands.

Astar Network and Startale Announce Strategic Merger for Web3 Growth

Astar Network and Startale Announce Strategic Merger for Web3 Growth

Astar Network and Startale announce a strategic merger, initiating a two-phase strategy to leverage combined strengths for innovation and growth in the web3 ecosystem.

TinyTap and Open Campus to Host EDU Denver, a Fusion Event for Education and Web3 Leaders

TinyTap and Open Campus to Host EDU Denver, a Fusion Event for Education and Web3 Leaders

TinyTap and Open Campus announce EDU Denver, a free event uniting education and Web3 leaders, scheduled for June 24, 2024.

The Importance of Decentralization for Web3 Startups

The Importance of Decentralization for Web3 Startups

Discover why decentralization is vital for web3 startups, promoting competition, protecting freedoms, and rewarding all stakeholders equitably, according to a16z crypto.

Serial Founder Ben Rubin Discusses Product Market Fit and Web3 Innovations

Serial Founder Ben Rubin Discusses Product Market Fit and Web3 Innovations

Ben Rubin, creator of Meerkat and Houseparty, shares insights on finding product market fit and his new venture in Web3 with a16z crypto.

Smart Contracts: Revolutionizing Digital Agreements

Smart Contracts: Revolutionizing Digital Agreements

Explore how smart contracts are transforming digital agreements with automation, security, and transparency. Learn about their real-world applications and future potential.

a16z crypto: Exploring Key Frameworks for Decentralization in Web3 Startups

a16z crypto: Exploring Key Frameworks for Decentralization in Web3 Startups

a16z crypto outlines three key frameworks for decentralization: technical, economic, and legal, highlighting their importance for Web3 startups.

Comprehensive Guide to Launching a dApp on Injective

Comprehensive Guide to Launching a dApp on Injective

Learn how to launch a decentralized application (dApp) on Injective, from installing injectived to deploying smart contracts and building a frontend.

Immutable (IMX) and MARBLEX Forge Alliance to Enhance AAA Web3 Gaming

Immutable (IMX) and MARBLEX Forge Alliance to Enhance AAA Web3 Gaming

Immutable (IMX) and MARBLEX are partnering to bring AAA games to Immutable zkEVM, enhancing the Web3 gaming experience with a $20M Ecosystem Boost Program.

Immutable (IMX) and Space Nation Launch Limited-Edition NFT Collection

Immutable (IMX) and Space Nation Launch Limited-Edition NFT Collection

Immutable (IMX) partners with Space Nation to release a limited-edition NFT collection, the Immutables, enhancing the web3 MMORPG space universe.

Money B Unveils NFT Track 'Sit Next to Me' on Gala Music Featuring Guapdad 4000

Money B Unveils NFT Track 'Sit Next to Me' on Gala Music Featuring Guapdad 4000

Hip hop legend Money B releases new NFT track 'Sit Next to Me' featuring Guapdad 4000 on Gala Music platform, embracing Web3 technology.

Gala Games Introduces Tradability of NFTs, Empowering Players Through Web3

Gala Games Introduces Tradability of NFTs, Empowering Players Through Web3

Gala Games leverages Web3 to empower players with tradable NFTs, enhancing player freedom and control through platforms like OpenSea.

BNB Chain Welcomes New Projects in DeFi, AI, and Web3 Gaming

BNB Chain Welcomes New Projects in DeFi, AI, and Web3 Gaming

BNB Chain introduces new projects in DeFi, AI, and Web3 gaming from June 23 to June 30, enhancing its ecosystem.

Circle Enhances Web3 Services with Solana Support and New Developer Tools

Circle Enhances Web3 Services with Solana Support and New Developer Tools

Circle introduces Solana support for Programmable Wallets, new Smart Contract API, and Circle Credits Program to aid developers. Learn more about the latest updates.

Brian Pak Sheds Light on Web3 Security Challenges and Innovations

Brian Pak Sheds Light on Web3 Security Challenges and Innovations

Brian Pak of ChainLight discusses combating Web3 hacks and DeFi exploits, and the role of law enforcement in securing the crypto ecosystem.

Astar Network Emerges as Preferred Blockchain for Global Enterprises

Astar Network Emerges as Preferred Blockchain for Global Enterprises

Astar Network, through its Yoki Origins campaign, showcases its robust ecosystem by onboarding numerous projects and achieving significant milestones.

OKX Ventures Invests in Prodia for Distributed Cloud Computing Expansion

OKX Ventures Invests in Prodia for Distributed Cloud Computing Expansion

OKX Ventures announces seed round investment in Prodia to enhance distributed cloud computing with Web3 infrastructure.

Understanding the Data Ownership Protocol (DOP) and Its Impact on Web3 Privacy

Understanding the Data Ownership Protocol (DOP) and Its Impact on Web3 Privacy

Explore the Data Ownership Protocol (DOP), a breakthrough initiative enhancing data privacy in Web3 with zk-SNARKs and ECDSA technologies.

Immutable (IMX)'s Record-Breaking Growth and Strategic Partnerships in June 2024

Immutable (IMX)'s Record-Breaking Growth and Strategic Partnerships in June 2024

Immutable (IMX) experiences record-breaking growth and significant partnerships in June 2024, including a major migration of NetMarble's MARBLEX platform.

Startale Expands Team to Advance Decentralized Web3 Vision

Startale Expands Team to Advance Decentralized Web3 Vision

Startale is hiring for multiple roles to build a decentralized internet. The company seeks talent in DeFi, tech project management, and social media.

GitHub's Accessibility Team Tackles Challenges in Creating Accessible Drag-and-Drop Lists

GitHub's Accessibility Team Tackles Challenges in Creating Accessible Drag-and-Drop Lists

The GitHub Accessibility team addresses the complexities of making drag-and-drop sortable lists accessible, highlighting key challenges and innovative solutions.

Immutable (IMX) Expands to Japan: Partnership with QAQA and DM2C Studio to Drive Web3 Gaming

Immutable (IMX) Expands to Japan: Partnership with QAQA and DM2C Studio to Drive Web3 Gaming

Immutable (IMX) partners with QAQA and DM2C Studio to introduce web3 gaming to the Japanese market, enhancing digital ownership and gaming experiences.

Eden Games to Launch Blockchain-Integrated Cosmic Royale in Animoca Brands’ Motorverse

Eden Games to Launch Blockchain-Integrated Cosmic Royale in Animoca Brands’ Motorverse

Eden Games, under Animoca Brands, announces Cosmic Royale, a blockchain-integrated party royale kart racing game, as part of the Motorverse ecosystem.

NFT Artists and Web3 Communities Shine in Linea's Culture SZN Wave 3

NFT Artists and Web3 Communities Shine in Linea's Culture SZN Wave 3

Discover the NFT artists and web3 communities featured in Linea's Culture SZN Wave 3, including SendingMe, TownStory, Danielle Zosavac, and more.

Sei Foundation Introduces $50M Japan Ecosystem Fund for Gaming and Entertainment

Sei Foundation Introduces $50M Japan Ecosystem Fund for Gaming and Entertainment

Sei Foundation launches a $50M Japan Ecosystem Fund to support Web3 gaming, social, and entertainment sectors, aiming to boost crypto startups in Japan.

Gala Games Launches Early Access for Legends Reborn

Gala Games Launches Early Access for Legends Reborn

Gala Games has opened early access for Legends Reborn, a web3 collectible card game, offering players free cards and multiple ways to build their decks.

Manta Pacific Pioneers Real-World Asset Integration in Web3

Manta Pacific Pioneers Real-World Asset Integration in Web3

Manta Pacific is leading the charge in integrating real-world assets into Web3, enhancing the Manta Network ecosystem with innovative RWA initiatives.

Linea Launches Culture SZN to Spotlight NFT Creators and Communities

Linea Launches Culture SZN to Spotlight NFT Creators and Communities

Linea's Culture SZN highlights over 20 NFT creators, encouraging community engagement through free mints and votes to form Linea Guilds.

Treasure Tapper Unveils New Daily Reward Feature to Enhance User Experience

Treasure Tapper Unveils New Daily Reward Feature to Enhance User Experience

Treasure Tapper introduces a new Daily Reward feature, allowing users to claim coins daily and prepare for upcoming game-enhancing upgrades.

Immutable (IMX) Passport Surpasses 1 Million Sign-ups, Eyes Further Growth

Immutable (IMX) Passport Surpasses 1 Million Sign-ups, Eyes Further Growth

Immutable (IMX) Passport hits 1 million sign-ups, revolutionizing web3 gaming with a user-friendly, non-custodial wallet solution.

BNB Chain Announces Winners of 2024 Q2 Hackathon

BNB Chain Announces Winners of 2024 Q2 Hackathon

BNB Chain revealed the winners of its 2024 Q2 Hackathon, spotlighting top projects like Context Pilot and Kiwi Pad Bot.

Gala Games Community Thrives on Discord Engagement

Gala Games Community Thrives on Discord Engagement

Gala Games' Discord serves as the core of its community, offering real-time updates, team engagement, and valuable discussions.

Web3 Artist Push Discusses NFTs, Culture SZN, and the Power of Love

Web3 Artist Push Discusses NFTs, Culture SZN, and the Power of Love

Digital artist Push talks about Culture SZN, NFTs, and spreading love in the web3 ecosystem.

Treasure Tapper: Revolutionizing Web3 Adoption Through Gamification

Treasure Tapper: Revolutionizing Web3 Adoption Through Gamification

Treasure Tapper is driving mass web3 adoption with its innovative approach, turning time and attention into real crypto rewards, according to Gala News.

Understanding Tokens and the Vision Behind Mocaverse

Understanding Tokens and the Vision Behind Mocaverse

Explore the purpose of tokens and how Mocaverse aims to revolutionize network effects in the Web3 ecosystem.

BNB Chain Introduces New Projects for Mid-July 2024

BNB Chain Introduces New Projects for Mid-July 2024

Explore the latest projects onboarded by BNB Chain from July 8th to July 14th, including innovations in DeFi, AI, and Web3 gaming.

Binance Futures to Consolidate COIN-Margined WebSocket Domains

Binance Futures to Consolidate COIN-Margined WebSocket Domains

Binance Futures announces consolidation of COIN-Margined WebSocket domains starting July 29, 2024, urging API users to update connections.

Bitfinex to List UXLINK Governance Token for Decentralized Social Platform

Bitfinex to List UXLINK Governance Token for Decentralized Social Platform

Bitfinex announces listing UXLINK, the governance token of the UXLINK decentralized social platform, enhancing Web3 adoption.

BNB Chain Announces 'Become A Champion Builder' Hackathon for Q3 2024

BNB Chain Announces 'Become A Champion Builder' Hackathon for Q3 2024

BNB Chain's Q3 2024 hackathon invites developers to create transformative decentralized applications with a prize pool exceeding $500,000.

Understanding UXLINK (UXLINK): A New Era of Social Interaction in Web3

Understanding UXLINK (UXLINK): A New Era of Social Interaction in Web3

UXLINK merges real-world social connections with blockchain, offering a secure and transparent platform for interaction, trading, and community building.

Web3-MI Develops CryptoVillages for Enhanced Crypto Gaming Experience

Web3-MI Develops CryptoVillages for Enhanced Crypto Gaming Experience

Web3 Metaverse Innovations Pty Ltd, or Web3-MI, an Australian-based crypto consultancy group, is at the forefront of creating CryptoVillages, a play-to-earn game, to boost the gaming experience.

Web3 Startup Funding Drops 82 percents YoY

Web3 Startup Funding Drops 82 percents YoY

VC funding for Web3 start-ups decreased by 82% YoY in Q1 2023, dropping to $1.7 billion. The number of big funding rounds hitting nine figures almost completely dried up over the past year. The decline in Web3 funding is attributed to investors opting for a risk-off approach and seeking opportunities in industries they know best.

Metaverse will change the world in 2022

Metaverse will change the world in 2022

After Facebook has announced to change its name to "Meta" last summer, the whole world has focused on a term called "Metaverse". The word "Metaverse" has been searched in Google and Youtube every day. However, Meta is not a decentralized organization that is not a Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO), a Web.30 concept, and GameFi players may not like it.

Mastercard Unveils Interoperable CBDC in Australia

Mastercard Unveils Interoperable CBDC in Australia

Mastercard, in association with the RBA and DFCRC, has demonstrated a groundbreaking interoperable CBDC solution to enhance Web3 commerce in Australia and beyond. The live demonstration showcased a pilot CBDC holder purchasing an NFT on Ethereum, utilizing Mastercard’s Multi Token Network, emphasizing the potential of blockchain interoperability in fostering secure and efficient digital commerce.

Crypto and NFT Communities Respond to Turkish Earthquake Relief Efforts

Crypto and NFT Communities Respond to Turkish Earthquake Relief Efforts

Many firms in the field have donated funding, on-the-ground help, and even future NFT charity efforts.

Beijing's Chaoyang District to Invest RMB 100 Million Annually to Foster Web 3.0 Ecosystem

Beijing's Chaoyang District to Invest RMB 100 Million Annually to Foster Web 3.0 Ecosystem

Starting this year, Beijing's Chaoyang District will invest at least RMB 100 million annually into the development and growth of the Web 3.0 industry ecosystem.

Bosch and Fetch.ai to Create Foundation to Fund Development of Web3

Bosch and Fetch.ai to Create Foundation to Fund Development of Web3

Bosch establishes Fetch.ai Foundation and commits $100 million in funding to create Web3, AI, and IoT products.

Zilliqa declares the establishment of the Zilliqa Group.

Zilliqa declares the establishment of the Zilliqa Group.

Zilliqa Research Pte. Ltd. has formed the Zilliqa Group, a conglomerate focusing on Web3 and blockchain-based products, including gaming and decentralized finance, with a restructured board overseeing the transition.

InfiniteWorld Attains Super Bit Machine for Best-In-Class Gaming, Web3 Experiences

InfiniteWorld Attains Super Bit Machine for Best-In-Class Gaming, Web3 Experiences

Web3 and metaverse infrastructure firm InfiniteWorld has acquired Super Bit Machine to provide best-in-class experiences in the metaverse world by incorporating multiplayer and real-time game development abilities.

Animoca Brands Reports US$402 Million Bookings for 2022

Animoca Brands Reports US$402 Million Bookings for 2022

Animoca Brands, a leading digital entertainment and blockchain technology company, reported strong financial performance in 2022, with bookings reaching A$594 million and a strong liquidity position, despite expanding its business portfolio.

Crypto Exchange Web Traffic Hit 473.3 Million Visits in October

Crypto Exchange Web Traffic Hit 473.3 Million Visits in October

More participants are eyeing the cryptocurrency sector, given that the crypto exchange web traffic has witnessed a 15.5% increase month-on-month (MoM).

Only1 Launches First Web3.0 Social NFT Platform Built on Solana

Only1 Launches First Web3.0 Social NFT Platform Built on Solana

Only1, a decentralized web3 social platform, is set to revolutionize how consumers use the social media landscape. Only1 pivots into a creator economy solution to eliminate intermediaries and allow creators to monetise their content easily.

a16Z to Establish Crypto Research Lab

a16Z to Establish Crypto Research Lab

Wallet Street Venture Capital firm, Andreessen Horowitz (a16Z) established its own crypto research lab to conduct blockchain-related academic research.

South Korean Telecom Operator SK Telecom to Develop Web3 Wallet

South Korean Telecom Operator SK Telecom to Develop Web3 Wallet

SK Telecom cooperates with AhnLab Blockchain Company (ABC) and blockchain company Atomix Lab to develop a Web3 digital asset.

Different Stances on Cryptocurrency Risk Revealed, Many Still Link Crypto to Cyber Fraud

Different Stances on Cryptocurrency Risk Revealed, Many Still Link Crypto to Cyber Fraud

Findings revealed that banks, governments, and cryptocurrency professionals were divided in their stance on digital currencies.

Hong Kong Boosts Web3 with New Task Force

Hong Kong Boosts Web3 with New Task Force

On June 30th, 2023, Hong Kong's government revealed the creation of a pivotal initiative - the Task Force on Promoting Web3 Development. This significant step, led by Financial Secretary Paul Chan, includes fifteen non-official members selected from relevant market sectors, plus key government and financial regulatory officials.

Hong Kong Aims to Lead in Green Finance and Web 3.0, Says Financial Secretary

Hong Kong Aims to Lead in Green Finance and Web 3.0, Says Financial Secretary

Hong Kong is setting its sights on becoming a global leader in two new fields: green finance and Web 3.0, according to a recent speech by the city's Financial Secretary Paul Chan.

Solana to Replace Ethereum in Blockchain Gaming, Paradox Studios Founder Says

Solana to Replace Ethereum in Blockchain Gaming, Paradox Studios Founder Says

Compared to Ethereum’s Solidity language when developing play-to-earn (P2E) games, the ease of use of Solana’s building language- Rust will give Solana a competitive edge, according to AmioTalio.

Sortium Blockchain Studio Launches 1st 3D Living NFT "Kymera"

Sortium Blockchain Studio Launches 1st 3D Living NFT "Kymera"

Web3 technology provider Sortium Blockchain Studio has launched the first 3D living NFT called "Kymera" based on-chain DNA.

Celestia's Core Values: Bridging Off-chain Governance with User-centric Network

Celestia's Core Values: Bridging Off-chain Governance with User-centric Network

Mustafa Al-Bassam delineates five core values for Celestia's social layer aimed at enhancing trust-minimization and user-centric network functionalities. These values include the primacy of off-chain governance, user elevation, credible neutrality towards execution environments, economic sustainability, and minimizing overhead and state bloat. The discourse provides a profound insight into Celestia's commitment to fostering a user-driven, trust-minimized blockchain network.

Animoca Brands Lands $75m in New Funding

Animoca Brands Lands $75m in New Funding

In its latest funding round, digital entertainment, blockchain, and gamification outfit, Animoca Brands announced it has raised the sum of $75 million.

Chainlink Unveils Constellation: A Grand Hackathon Event

Chainlink Unveils Constellation: A Grand Hackathon Event

Chainlink announces its largest hackathon, Constellation, from November 8 to December 10, 2023, with a $350,000 prize pool across seven core tracks. This event follows the trajectory of growth from Chainlink's inaugural hackathon in 2020. The hackathon is open to Web3 engineers of all experience levels and covers a broad spectrum of blockchain applications. It not only serves as a competition but a learning platform offering extensive educational resources and technical support to participants.

DeFi Platform Space and Time Pulls $10m in Series A Funding

DeFi Platform Space and Time Pulls $10m in Series A Funding

DeFi startup Space and Time has secured $10 million in a Series A funding round as the firm seeks to develop its one-in-a-kind cryptographic protocol called proof-of-SQL.

Hack VC Closes $150M Fund I, Increases Assets Under Management to $425M

Hack VC Closes $150M Fund I, Increases Assets Under Management to $425M

Crypto venture firm Hack VC has closed a $150 million maiden fund, bringing total assets under management to $425 million. Hack VC is a long-time web3 investor, having backed over 100 projects since 2014. The firm remains firmly bullish on web3's future potential and will deploy its new capital to seed critical infrastructure startups.

Animoca Brands' Japanese Unit Raises $45m

Animoca Brands' Japanese Unit Raises $45m

Animoca Brands' Japanese unit raised $45 million in financing at a $500 million pre-money valuation.

CipherTrace Life Hack for Criminal Investigations: How to Know if Cryptocurrency Was Utilized

CipherTrace Life Hack for Criminal Investigations: How to Know if Cryptocurrency Was Utilized

CipherTrace blockchain analytics firm has revealed guidelines that could help law enforcement identify that cryptocurrency was used for illicit activities.

Snapchat CEO Announces Exit From Web3 Sighting Financial Difficulties

Snapchat CEO Announces Exit From Web3 Sighting Financial Difficulties

Chief Executive Officer of Snap Inc. Evan Spiegel has announced that the firm is pulling out of all its investments in Web3 technology, citing financial difficulties at the moment

Scaramucci's Skybridge Capital to Launch Venture Fund for Web3 & Crypto Investments

Scaramucci's Skybridge Capital to Launch Venture Fund for Web3 & Crypto Investments

SkyBridge Capital is planning to unveil a dedicated venture fund that will invest in web3 and crypto companies.

Mirana Ventures Invests $8 Million in Toncoin (TON)

Mirana Ventures Invests $8 Million in Toncoin (TON)

Mirana Ventures has launched a long-term partnership with TON Foundation, investing $8 million in Toncoin to drive mass adoption of token-governed technologies and collaborate with other blockchains.

Crypto Exchange FTX Expands Business to Africa, Partnering Kenyan Fintech Firm AZA Finance

Crypto Exchange FTX Expands Business to Africa, Partnering Kenyan Fintech Firm AZA Finance

To expand its global footprint and presence on African soil, top-notch cryptocurrency exchange FTX has partnered with AZA Finance, a Kenyan-based fintech company.

Web3 users can now register .eth domains with fiat options

Web3 users can now register .eth domains with fiat options

ENS has launched a fiat on-ramp for .eth domain registrations through MoonPay, allowing Web3 users to pay with fiat options such as Apple Pay and Google Pay instead of only Ether. ENS has also upgraded its platform to streamline sign-ups and expand its usability for hosting censorship-resistant websites.

Tim Berners-Lee To Auction the Source Code for the World Wide Web as NFT

Tim Berners-Lee To Auction the Source Code for the World Wide Web as NFT

The source code of the world wide web will be tokenized and sold as an NFT.

Animoca Brands's New Management Team Onboards

Animoca Brands's New Management Team Onboards

Animoca Brands, a digital entertainment, blockchain, and gamification startup has announced that it has onboarded many new staff to take up leadership positions in the company.

Coinhouse Trims 15% Workforce Amid Crypto Sector Challenges

Coinhouse Trims 15% Workforce Amid Crypto Sector Challenges

French crypto exchange Coinhouse trims 15% of its staff, mirroring broader sector challenges. The move, announced on October 13, 2023, primarily affects the web 3.0 department, hinting at a strategic shift towards core crypto investment services amidst a bearish market scenario. The company's evolution, from a workforce of 100 to 60 within a year, highlights the cautious recalibration among crypto entities in navigating market and economic uncertainties.

web3 gaming METAPIXEL Suspended Indefinitely

web3 gaming METAPIXEL Suspended Indefinitely

The METAPIXEL project has been suspended indefinitely due to a range of internal and external factors. Key team members, including Kate, Daniel, and Nathan, have announced their departure from the project. The development comes after 18 months of active work on the project, leaving both the team and the community in a state of uncertainty.

European Commission Unveils Strategy to Lead Web 4.0 and Virtual Worlds

European Commission Unveils Strategy to Lead Web 4.0 and Virtual Worlds

A new strategy for Web 4.0 and virtual worlds has been unveiled by the European Commission in an effort to steer the next technological revolution and guarantee a safe, open, and welcoming online environment for individuals, organizations, and government agencies across the EU.

Japan Blockchain Association Proposes Cryptocurrency Tax Reforms to Government

Japan Blockchain Association Proposes Cryptocurrency Tax Reforms to Government

The Japan Blockchain Association (JBA), led by Representative Director Yuji Kano of bitFlyer, submitted a proposal for cryptocurrency tax reforms to the government on July 28, 2023.

Web3.0 Wallet Tracking App Context Raises $19.5m in Seed Funding

Web3.0 Wallet Tracking App Context Raises $19.5m in Seed Funding

Web 3.0 application Context has secured a $19.5 million seed round led by Variant Fund and OpenAI CEO Sam Altman.

Astar Network Partners With Shibuya to Support Tokyo Ward’s Web3 Strategy

Astar Network Partners With Shibuya to Support Tokyo Ward’s Web3 Strategy

Blockchain innovation hub Astar Network has partnered with Shibuya, the Tokyo ward famed for its commerce and finance. The agreement will see Astar support Shibuya’s new web3 initiative and host events that support this strategy.

Morningstar Ventures Invests $5M to Open 37xDubai, a Novel NFT Art Gallery in Central Dubai

Morningstar Ventures Invests $5M to Open 37xDubai, a Novel NFT Art Gallery in Central Dubai

Morningstar Ventures, an investment firm specializing in digital assets and blockchain technology, is opening its first interactive digital art gallery in the heart of Dubai. Located in the Burj Daman Tower (DIFC area), ‘37xDubai’ is positioned amidst Dubai’s business and lifestyle center.

Unstoppable Women of Web3 Leads Initiative to Provide Web3 and Metaverse Education for 6 Million African Women

Unstoppable Women of Web3 Leads Initiative to Provide Web3 and Metaverse Education for 6 Million African Women

The initiative will consist of free digital identities, educational streams, online courses, in-person networking, and more to bring more women in Africa into Web3 and the metaverse

Animoca Brands subsidiary Forj Unveils $APE Accelerator to Boost ApeCoin Ecosystem

Animoca Brands subsidiary Forj Unveils $APE Accelerator to Boost ApeCoin Ecosystem

Forj, under Animoca Brands, has inaugurated the $APE Accelerator to bolster the ApeCoin ecosystem. The accelerator is now open for applications, inviting innovative Web3 projects to leverage the platform and connect with a substantial ApeCoin community. The initiative underscores a community-driven approach to enhance the utility and value of ApeCoin.

Web3 Startups Witness 76% Plunge in Venture Funding in Q2 2023

Web3 Startups Witness 76% Plunge in Venture Funding in Q2 2023

Web3 startups saw a 76% drop in Q2 2023 funding, with only $1.8B raised. Despite VC downturn, Bitcoin and Ether prices surged. Future of Web3 funding remains uncertain.

OKX Faces Allegations of Restrictive Practices in ICE Coin Listing

OKX Faces Allegations of Restrictive Practices in ICE Coin Listing

OKX, a leading crypto exchange, faces allegations of unfair trading practices following its listing of the ICE coin. Despite technological advancements and a growing global presence, these accusations put the company's commitment to transparency and user trust to the test.

Romania's ICI Bucharest Launches NFT Trading Platform for Web3 Adoption

Romania's ICI Bucharest Launches NFT Trading Platform for Web3 Adoption

ICI Bucharest has announced the launch of its in-house NFT trading platform, ICI D|Services, on April 26. The platform aims to facilitate the adoption of Web3 in Romania and connect private and public sector institutions and users. ICI Bucharest has been exploring blockchain and nonfungible tokens as the space gains traction globally.

Keiji Inafune and Seiichi Ishii with Minnapad for New Web3 Projects

Keiji Inafune and Seiichi Ishii with Minnapad for New Web3 Projects

Famed Developers of Iconic Game Franchises, Mega Man and Tekken to Serve as Inaugural Legends DAO Partners with Their Original IPs, BEASTROID and BRAIN FIGHTER, on a New Platform

Coinfest Asia is Back in 2023, Carrying the Theme of Web2.5!

Coinfest Asia is Back in 2023, Carrying the Theme of Web2.5!

Coinfest Asia, the immersive Web3 festival in Asia, will be back on 24-25 August 2023 in Bali. Previously, the 2022 edition of Coinfest Asia managed to have more than 2,000 participants from more than 50 countries, these participants started from the institutional level, retail, and regulators.

Google, UK, FTX and Binance in Crypto News

Google, UK, FTX and Binance in Crypto News

Google expands its Web3 program with 11 blockchain partners, while the UK government commits $125 million to accelerate its AI readiness. FTX is set to sell LedgerX for $50 million, and Binance.US backs out of a $1 billion Voyager asset purchase, citing regulatory concerns.

Kompute Seeks to be the “AWS” of Decentralized Cloud Computing

Kompute Seeks to be the “AWS” of Decentralized Cloud Computing

Kompute, a blockchain company based in Estonia, intends to render significant control and anonymity in cloud computing through a decentralized model explicitly created for Web3.

Bitget Launches Web3 Fund

Bitget Launches Web3 Fund

Bitget has launched a Web3 Fund to support venture firms and projects globally, with a focus on Asian projects solving real-world problems. Bitget plans to partner with venture capitalists and expand its products and services in 2023.

Over 220 Web3 Companies Settle in Hong Kong, Boosting Virtual Asset Development

Over 220 Web3 Companies Settle in Hong Kong, Boosting Virtual Asset Development

Hong Kong has welcomed over 220 Web3 companies from 20 countries and regions, focusing on sectors like virtual asset exchanges, blockchain infrastructure, network security, and payment services, aiming to balance development with regulatory frameworks.

KuCoin Labs Rolls Out Incubation Program with Univers Network to Boost Web3 Exploration

KuCoin Labs Rolls Out Incubation Program with Univers Network to Boost Web3 Exploration

KuCoin Labs, the incubation and investment arm of crypto exchange KuCoin, has launched an incubation program with Univers Network to aid the exploration of the Web3 space.

Bybit-Backed Gaming Platform Enters the Web3 World for Enhanced Experience

Bybit-Backed Gaming Platform Enters the Web3 World for Enhanced Experience

Yeeha Games, a $50 million-funded GameFi platform backed by crypto exchange Bybit, has entered the Web3 world to act as the bridge between gaming and finance (GameFi) and traditional gaming.

Coinbase CEO Proposes Web3 Version of LinkedIn

Coinbase CEO Proposes Web3 Version of LinkedIn

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong has received over 150 applications for its inaugural Coinbase Ventures Summit in October. He introduced the Web3 version of LinkedIn, a decentralized platform, and suggested companies issue NFTs for employment verification. The summit aims to foster crypto innovation.

Chainalysis Finds Ownerships of Web3 DAOs Are Not Actually Decentralized

Chainalysis Finds Ownerships of Web3 DAOs Are Not Actually Decentralized

Chainalysis research study shows that most DAOs are not actually decentralized as they are intended to be, instead, they are normally controlled by a few founder members. In fact, they are designed to prevent an accumulation of power by a few members.

Usain Bolt Partners with Step App to Propel Healthier World

Usain Bolt Partners with Step App to Propel Healthier World

Usain Bolt, the 8-time Olympic gold medalist and 11-time world champion, has teamed up with Step App to take fitness and exercise a notch higher by incorporating Web3 and the metaverse.

Binance Integrates AI Chatbot ChatGPT into Its Education Platform

Binance Integrates AI Chatbot ChatGPT into Its Education Platform

Binance, the cryptocurrency exchange and blockchain developer, has integrated the AI chatbot ChatGPT into its education platform, Binance Academy. The new AI-driven tool, known as Binance Sensei, sources answers from Binance Academy's education platform using machine learning to help users answer questions related to Web3. However, the integration of AI in education has sparked concerns about the potential misuse of the technology.

Fonbnk and Tanda Partner to Launch Airtime Trading Marketplace in East Africa

Fonbnk and Tanda Partner to Launch Airtime Trading Marketplace in East Africa

Fonbnk and Tanda have partnered to launch an airtime trading marketplace in East Africa, allowing micro-entrepreneurs to earn revenue and store their profits in dollarized stablecoins. The partnership increases liquidity in the marketplace through the buying and selling of prepaid airtime for profit, providing more earning opportunities and creating a growth flywheel effect through improved liquidity and marketplace efficiency.

Walt Disney Seeks Attorney to Explore Emerging Technologies in NFTS

Walt Disney Seeks Attorney to Explore Emerging Technologies in NFTS

Walt Disney Company is hiring a deal attorney to explore emerging technologies, including NFTs.

WEF Launches Coalition to Deal with Climate Change through Web3.0

WEF Launches Coalition to Deal with Climate Change through Web3.0

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has established a Crypto Sustainability Coalition to investigate the capability of Web3 in tackling climate change.

Polkadot (DOT) Launches Alpha Program to Foster Collaborative Building

Polkadot (DOT) Launches Alpha Program to Foster Collaborative Building

Polkadot launches the Alpha Program, a groundbreaking initiative to foster collaborative building and lower entry barriers for blockchain projects. The program provides resources, community support, and the opportunity to shape Polkadot's future.

AntChain Integrates Zero-Knowledge Proof for Enhanced Privacy and Verification in Web3.0 Era

AntChain Integrates Zero-Knowledge Proof for Enhanced Privacy and Verification in Web3.0 Era

Ant Group's AntChain has announced a new architecture upgrade for its privacy collaboration platform, AntChain FAIR, introducing Zero-Knowledge Proof (ZKP) as a core technology for verifiable computation. This extends trustworthy data transfer to the verification of computation processes, data attributes, and identities.

SBI Holdings to Launch Investment Fund for Emerging Companies like Web3, AI, and Metaverse Startups

SBI Holdings to Launch Investment Fund for Emerging Companies like Web3, AI, and Metaverse Startups

SBI Holdings plans to invest 100 billion yen in startups focusing on Web3, AI, and metaverse, with financial institutions supporting Japan's goal to nurture its startup ecosystem and enhance its Asian startup hub position.

First Bitcoin Mixer Slapped with $60M Fine by FinCEN in Money Laundering Crackdown

First Bitcoin Mixer Slapped with $60M Fine by FinCEN in Money Laundering Crackdown

FinCEN charged a Bitcoin-mixing operator with a $60 million civil money penalty for violating anti-money laundering regulations.

NEAR Protocol Expands Gaming Ecosystem with Vortex Gaming Partnership, Strengthening Web3 Integration

NEAR Protocol Expands Gaming Ecosystem with Vortex Gaming Partnership, Strengthening Web3 Integration

NEAR Protocol has expanded its gaming ecosystem by partnering with Vortex Gaming, a Web3 subsidiary of INVEN, Korea's largest game media and community. This collaboration aims to attract more users and companies to the NEAR ecosystem while strengthening the NEAR game ecosystem. INVEN, with a monthly active user count of 7.2 million, brings valuable expertise and content to the partnership.

CoinList announces Bondex (BNDX) community sale with Revised Participation Model

CoinList announces Bondex (BNDX) community sale with Revised Participation Model

CoinList announces Bondex's community sale with new user-friendly updates, including a 7-day purchase window and no queues. Token listing expected on June 11, 2024.

Japan Moves to Boost VC Investments in Web3 Companies Through Cryptocurrency Acquisition Bill

Japan Moves to Boost VC Investments in Web3 Companies Through Cryptocurrency Acquisition Bill

Japan's government plans to amend LPS laws to allow cryptocurrencies acquisition and holding, aiming to simplify investment processes and support Web3 businesses, boosting domestic startups.

Binance Labs Announces ColLabs: A Web3 Investment Community Platform

Binance Labs Announces ColLabs: A Web3 Investment Community Platform

Binance Labs has launched ColLabs, an invite-only Web3 investment community, aiming to bridge the gap between venture capitalists, startups, and investors in the Web3 space. The platform combines a blog, newsletter, and Telegram channel for exclusive content and deal-sourcing opportunities.

London-Based Fabric Ventures to Close Funding for Two New Web3 Funds

London-Based Fabric Ventures to Close Funding for Two New Web3 Funds

Fabric Ventures, a London-based venture capital firm, is on track to close two new Web3.0 funds that will focus exclusively on the “Open Economy.”

North Island Ventures to Invest $125m in 30 to 40 Emerging Crypto Firms

North Island Ventures to Invest $125m in 30 to 40 Emerging Crypto Firms

North Island Ventures said in a statement that is launching a new $125 million investment fund to execute 30 to 40 early-stage investments in emerging crypto and Web3 companies and protocols.

Emerging Web3.0 Protocol Aligned Secures $34M in Venture Funding

Emerging Web3.0 Protocol Aligned Secures $34M in Venture Funding

Aligned has announced it has secured the sum of $34 million from investors as it seeks to advance the reach of the emerging Web3.0 world.

Bitget U30 Hackathon Recognizes Budding AI and Blockchain Innovators

Bitget U30 Hackathon Recognizes Budding AI and Blockchain Innovators

Bitget’s Under 30 Virtual Hackathon, a part of its Blockchain4Youth initiative, concluded on October 16, 2023, showcasing exemplary AI and blockchain innovations. With over 1,000 participating teams, winners were recognized across various categories, each receiving $10,000. The hackathon highlighted promising young talents, aligning with Bitget's aim of promoting blockchain and cryptocurrency adoption among the youth.

Visa and Transak Revolutionize Crypto Withdrawals with Visa Direct Integration

Visa and Transak Revolutionize Crypto Withdrawals with Visa Direct Integration

Visa partners with Transak, leveraging Visa Direct for seamless cryptocurrency withdrawals and payments globally. This collaboration enables users to convert over 40 cryptocurrencies directly from wallets like MetaMask into fiat, enhancing crypto-to-fiat transactions and accelerating mainstream crypto adoption.

Eastern Europe Hotbed For Darknet As Ransomware Activity Increases

Eastern Europe Hotbed For Darknet As Ransomware Activity Increases

A recent study from Chainalysis has found that darknet operators are responsible for a disproportionately large share of the crypto market in Eastern Europe.

Shanghai, China, Launches a Comprehensive Technical Initiative for the Metaverse (2023-2025)

Shanghai, China, Launches a Comprehensive Technical Initiative for the Metaverse (2023-2025)

The Shanghai Municipal Science and Technology Commission announced today the release of its "Shanghai Metaverse Key Technology R&D Plan (2023-2025)".

Binance Labs Launches Season 7 of Incubation Program for Web3 Innovators

Binance Labs Launches Season 7 of Incubation Program for Web3 Innovators

Binance Labs invites early-stage Web3 founders to apply for Season 7 of its Incubation Program, offering tailored mentorship and resources.

VEXT is next for Veloce in Web3 evolution

VEXT is next for Veloce in Web3 evolution

VEXT is next for Veloce in Web3 evolution, London-based company to launch VEXT utility and governance token.

DApps Development Platform Moralis Raises $40m in Series A Funding

DApps Development Platform Moralis Raises $40m in Series A Funding

Moralis, a blockchain development platform for web applications, announced the completion of a $40 million Series A round, according to Bloomberg.

Mark Cuban-Backed NFT Platform Nifty's Shuts Down After Failed Investment Opportunities

Mark Cuban-Backed NFT Platform Nifty's Shuts Down After Failed Investment Opportunities

Nifty's, a notable platform focused on Web3 creators, announced the cessation of operations earlier today, marking a significant shift in the digital ownership landscape.

Google Creates Web3 Team to Take Advantage of Growing Crypto Popularity

Google Creates Web3 Team to Take Advantage of Growing Crypto Popularity

To set the ball rolling in Web3, Google is assembling a team to create services for developers in this ecosystem through its cloud unit, according to CNBC.

Binance's New Blockchain Platform Aims to Build Web3 Infrastructure

Binance's New Blockchain Platform Aims to Build Web3 Infrastructure

BNB Chain stores storage metadata, while third-party storage providers store data.

Northern Trust Partners with NUS to Advance Blockchain for Institutional Investors

Northern Trust Partners with NUS to Advance Blockchain for Institutional Investors

Nasdaq listed company Northern Trust (NTRS), the National University of Singapore's School of Computing (NUS Computing), and the Asian Institute of Digital Finance (NUS AIDF) have announced a series of initiatives aimed at shaping the future of blockchain for institutional investors.

Coinbase Plans to Transition into the AWS of Digital Currencies

Coinbase Plans to Transition into the AWS of Digital Currencies

Coinbase’s Chief Product Officer Surojit Chatterjee announced the company’s plans to transition into the Amazon Web Services (AWS) of the digital currency ecosystem.

HeartX Launches Web3 Marketplace and Community Aim to Revolutionize Digital Art Industry

HeartX Launches Web3 Marketplace and Community Aim to Revolutionize Digital Art Industry

HeartX, previously known as ArteX, a trailblazer in the digital art industry, has recently rebranded and unveiled a groundbreaking web3 marketplace and community that empowers artists, collectors, art consultants and art lovers to redefine the value of digital art. The HeartX platform provides a secure, immersive, and transparent space for creating, sharing, and trading digital artworks, catering to artists, collectors, and the web 3 community alike.

BNB Chain and MetaMask Resolve Glitch Affecting opBNB Gas Fees

BNB Chain and MetaMask Resolve Glitch Affecting opBNB Gas Fees

BNB Chain and MetaMask have successfully addressed a glitch that led to the display of inflated gas fees for opBNB transactions. The issue was rooted in MetaMask's default algorithm, which set a minimum recommended gas price based on averages across various Layer 1 and Layer 2 networks. This has been corrected, and users can now benefit from opBNB's lower gas fees for faster and more cost-effective transactions.

FIFA Club World Cup 2023 Partners with Modex for Exclusive NFT Collection Launch

FIFA Club World Cup 2023 Partners with Modex for Exclusive NFT Collection Launch

FIFA Club World Cup 2023™ combines football and digital tech with FIFA+ Collect's exclusive NFT series, partnering with Modex to enhance fan engagement and memorabilia experience.

Blockchain Game Developer Oasys Grants $20m Investment in Private Token Sale

Blockchain Game Developer Oasys Grants $20m Investment in Private Token Sale

Oasys, a Japan and Singapore-based blockchain gaming company, has secured a $20 million investment from a cryptocurrency leader in private token sales.

Solana Launches $100m Web3.0 Fund for South Korean Startups

Solana Launches $100m Web3.0 Fund for South Korean Startups

Layer-1 blockchain protocol Solana has launched a $100 million fund to back startups in the South Korea Web3.0 ecosystem through its subsidiaries Solana Ventures and Solana Foundation.

$75M Capital Raised by Blockchain Founders Fund for Metaverse and Web3

$75M Capital Raised by Blockchain Founders Fund for Metaverse and Web3

Singapore-based venture capital Blockchain Founders Fund (BFF) has announced the launch of a new Venture Capital Fund II to support emerging projects in the cryptocurrency, Metaverse and Web3 space.

Hub71+ Digital Assets Initiative Aims to Advance Web3-Based innovations

Hub71+ Digital Assets Initiative Aims to Advance Web3-Based innovations

Hub71 will invest $2 billion in Web3 startups in Abu Dhabi.

BNB Chain Begins Innovation Incubator Program To Boost European Web3 Startups

BNB Chain Begins Innovation Incubator Program To Boost European Web3 Startups

The innovation incubator program will provide long-term support to web3 startups in Europe by offering outstanding web3 resources as well as training through reputable partners and community professionals.

HK SFC Details JPEX Probe; CEO Affirms Hong Kong's Web3 Commitment

HK SFC Details JPEX Probe; CEO Affirms Hong Kong's Web3 Commitment

Hong Kong's SFC has provided a detailed timeline of its investigation into the fraudulent activities of the unlicensed virtual asset trading platform JPEX. Despite the ongoing case, SFC CEO Leung Fung-yee reaffirms that Hong Kong's commitment to developing a Web3 ecosystem will not waver.

Crypto Media Decrypt Secures $10m for Further Editorial Growth

Crypto Media Decrypt Secures $10m for Further Editorial Growth

Crypto news company Decrypt announced that it has raised $10 million after departing from its parent company ConsenSys Mesh at a post-money valuation of $50 million.

Bundle Africa Stops Exchange Services

Bundle Africa Stops Exchange Services

Bundle Africa is discontinuing its exchange services to focus on Cashlink, a Web3 payment solution. Users are advised to withdraw funds by September 10, 2023. The shift reflects the growing needs of the blockchain community.

OKX to Open Office in Australia

OKX to Open Office in Australia

Brand Ambassadors Daniel Ricciardo, Scotty James, and McLaren F1 driver Oscar Piastri join event at Melbourne Arts Centre to celebrate ahead of Australian Grand Prix

BNB Chain Partners with Google Cloud to Enhance Web3 DApps

BNB Chain Partners with Google Cloud to Enhance Web3 DApps

Layer-1 blockchain technology, BNB Chain has announced its partnership with Google Clouds, a collaboration that will see decentralized applications and smart contracts hosted on the protocol gain access to the cloud service provider’s infrastructures

Opera Web Browser Gets into Web3 Space, Adds Multiple Tokens into Its Crypto Wallet

Opera Web Browser Gets into Web3 Space, Adds Multiple Tokens into Its Crypto Wallet

The integration of the eight new blockchain ecosystems is set to enable Opera users to access more decentralized apps (dapps) and services.

Ransomware Group Demands $4M in Bitcoin from Argentina, Border Activity Halted for 4 Hours

Ransomware Group Demands $4M in Bitcoin from Argentina, Border Activity Halted for 4 Hours

A Bitcoin ransomware attack was directed towards Argentina’s immigration agency, halting border crossing temporarily.

Hong Kong Investors Launch $100M Fund for Web3 Startups

Hong Kong Investors Launch $100M Fund for Web3 Startups

ProDigital Future, a new $100 million fund led by Hong Kong-based equity firm SAIF Partners, aims to support early-stage Web3 companies in the regional market. The fund has already raised $30 million during its half-year fundraising period and plans to raise $100 million by the end of 2023. ProDigital Future has already invested in six digital-asset projects, including GigaSpace and One Future Football. The fund intends to operate in Hong Kong, Australia, Singapore, Europe, and the United States, while adhering to the necessary licensing and regulatory requirements.

Binance's Market Dominance Challenged as OKX and Upbit Gain Ground

Binance's Market Dominance Challenged as OKX and Upbit Gain Ground

The 2023 CEX Market Report shows Binance's dominance diminishing as OKX and Upbit gain market share. Factors like on-chain data, user growth, and social media presence contribute to the evolving CEX landscape.

Cristiano Ronaldo to Bring his Fans into Web3.0 through Binance Partnership

Cristiano Ronaldo to Bring his Fans into Web3.0 through Binance Partnership

Binance exchange has signed Cristiano Ronaldo, a Portuguese footballing legend who now plays for Manchester United FC in an exclusive multi-year deal.

Fundraising by Crypto Companies Accounts for $8.2B in Q3

Fundraising by Crypto Companies Accounts for $8.2B in Q3

A study says that as cryptocurrencies continue gaining steam, crypto companies raised capital worth $8.2 billion in the third quarter of 2021.

Circle Introduces Gas Station and Smart Contract Platform to Streamline Web3 Development

Circle Introduces Gas Station and Smart Contract Platform to Streamline Web3 Development

Circle announces new Web3 services—Gas Station and Smart Contract Platform—to simplify blockchain development and lower costs. These user-centric solutions aim to accelerate the mass adoption of blockchain technologies.

WordPress Plugin to Boost Copyright Protection by Timestamping Content on the EOSIO Blockchain

WordPress Plugin to Boost Copyright Protection by Timestamping Content on the EOSIO Blockchain

Upon setting up a plugin dubbed WordProof Timestamp, WordPress users will be able to encode their content on EOSIO blockchain, securing copyright protection.

27% Female Professionals Participate in Web3-related Projects, KuCoin Study Shows

27% Female Professionals Participate in Web3-related Projects, KuCoin Study Shows

A study shows only 27% of female working professionals have participated in web3-related projects, which is still lower than their male counterparts.

Web3 Security CertiK X Account Compromised in Phishing Scam

Web3 Security CertiK X Account Compromised in Phishing Scam

CertiK, a blockchain security firm, suffered a cyber attack on its X account, leading to phishing scams, raising concerns about crypto security vulnerabilities and sophisticated social engineering tactics.

Huawei Cloud Introduces Advanced Web 3.0 Services to Enhance Hong Kong's Digital Landscape

Huawei Cloud Introduces Advanced Web 3.0 Services to Enhance Hong Kong's Digital Landscape

Huawei Cloud launched Web 3.0 services in Hong Kong on Aug. 16, 2023. The TechWave event showcased blockchain innovations and aimed to boost the region's digital economy and Web 3.0 ecosystem.

Protagonist Establishes $100m Crypto Fund, Supporting Blockchain & Web3 Ecosystems

Protagonist Establishes $100m Crypto Fund, Supporting Blockchain & Web3 Ecosystems

Protagonist, a Miami-based crypto fund and incubation lab rolled out a $100 million fund to boost emerging blockchain and Web3 networks.

Social Media Giant Snap Lays off 20% of Staff, Terminates Web3 Team

Social Media Giant Snap Lays off 20% of Staff, Terminates Web3 Team

Social media giant Snap announced 20% layoffs this week, leading the Web3 team to become a casualty of that move.

OKX to Power Web3 Innovation as a Sponsor of Consensus 2023-Affiliated Hackathon 'Web3athon'

OKX to Power Web3 Innovation as a Sponsor of Consensus 2023-Affiliated Hackathon 'Web3athon'

OKT Chain (OKTC), the EVM and Wasm-compatible chain backed by OKX, the world’s second-largest crypto exchange by trading volume, has announced its sponsorship of the upcoming Web3athon event taking place in conjunction with Consenus 2023.

Jack Daniel’s Parent Company Brown-Forman Targeted for Ransomware by Notorious REvil

Jack Daniel’s Parent Company Brown-Forman Targeted for Ransomware by Notorious REvil

Brown-Forman, Jack Daniel’s parent company and a giant powerhouse in the alcoholic industry, recently suffered a ransomware data breach originating from REvil.

Coinbase to Host Crypto Community Event in India to Support Entrepreneurs

Coinbase to Host Crypto Community Event in India to Support Entrepreneurs

As contained in a Blog post shared by Coinbase Global Inc, it will be hosting a crypto community event in Bangalore to discuss the future of crypto and web3 in the country.

HK-based Gusto Collective Raises $11m in Funding Round Led by Animoca Brands, Gaw Capital

HK-based Gusto Collective Raises $11m in Funding Round Led by Animoca Brands, Gaw Capital

Hong Kong-based Gusto Collective has raised $11 million in its Seed Plus funding round led by Animoca Brands and Gaw Capital.

Octopus Ventures Leads $9.5m in Seed Round for Web3 Fintech Firm Merge

Octopus Ventures Leads $9.5m in Seed Round for Web3 Fintech Firm Merge

Merge, a fintech startup that provides crypto and web3 companies with a range of banking and payments solutions has raised $9.5 million from venture capital firms led by Octopus Ventures.

My Neighbor Alice and ELLE: a Groundbreaking Collaboration for an Unprecedented Web3 Gaming Experience

My Neighbor Alice and ELLE: a Groundbreaking Collaboration for an Unprecedented Web3 Gaming Experience

In a landmark partnership, My Neighbor Alice (MNA) has teamed up with the iconic brand ELLE to create a unique and immersive gaming experience that showcases the best of both worlds.

Firstblock Introduces Firstblock Labs To Support The Next Generation Of Web3 Innovators

Firstblock Introduces Firstblock Labs To Support The Next Generation Of Web3 Innovators

FirstBlock, a leading blockchain solutions provider, announces the launch of FirstBlock Labs, a virtual laboratory designed to support and help Web3 startups thrive in the rapidly growing blockchain industry.

Binance Announces Upgrade to Proof-of-Reserves Verification

Binance Announces Upgrade to Proof-of-Reserves Verification

Binance's zk-SNARKs update improves proof-of-reserves verification security and transparency.

Japan's Web3 Project Team Releases White Paper to Boost Crypto Industry

Japan's Web3 Project Team Releases White Paper to Boost Crypto Industry

Japan's Web3 Project Team, a part of the country's ruling Liberal Democratic Party, has released a white paper with recommendations for expanding the country's cryptocurrency industry. The paper suggests modifications to tax regulations, establishing accounting standards, and creating a DAO law, among other proposals.

Bitget creates an AI-powered crypto trading tool

Bitget creates an AI-powered crypto trading tool

Bitget, an influential entity in the fields of crypto derivatives and copy trading, has introduced a novel tool called the Martingale AI trading bot. This AI-powered innovation is engineered to help its users trade cryptocurrencies with higher efficiency.

ISPs Must Ban Crypto Websites Or Risk Legal Action In Nepal

ISPs Must Ban Crypto Websites Or Risk Legal Action In Nepal

Nepal's telecoms authority ordered ISPs to prohibit all bitcoin trading websites. The Nepal Telecommunication Authority (NTA) ordered ISPs and email providers to block crypto-related websites, applications, and networks on Jan. 8. Promoting crypto is also illegal.

MLB is Looking to Hire an Expert to Expand its Metaverse Presence

MLB is Looking to Hire an Expert to Expand its Metaverse Presence

The Major League Baseball is looking to fill a metaverse role to boost its engagement in the space

BORA to Establish Cross Chain with Polygon in expanding Web 3.0 Market: KBW 2022

BORA to Establish Cross Chain with Polygon in expanding Web 3.0 Market: KBW 2022

South Korean-based and blockchain-based content platform operator BORANETWORK (BORA) announced Wednesday to establish a cross-chain with Polygon to expand the global ecosystem and user liquidity contact points.

Chinese Tech Company Tencent Launches Blockchain Accelerator

Chinese Tech Company Tencent Launches Blockchain Accelerator

Tencent, the Chinese multinational conglomerate, on April 29, 2020, announced the launch of its new blockchain accelerator which is now open to both mature and early-stage blockchain-based startups. The 'Tencent Blockchain Accelerator' will allow the selected projects to reap special benefits like four mentoring meetings every year, a rich network of industry experts, and the opportunity to learn more about the international blockchain community.

Dubai Regulator Grants Virtual Asset License to Former Singapore Legislator's Company

Dubai Regulator Grants Virtual Asset License to Former Singapore Legislator's Company

The VARA license allows Calvin Cheng- a former Singaporean member of Parliament, for his Web3 company to operate within Dubai’s crypto market.

Japan's Akatsuki Raises $20m Fund for Investing in Web3 Projects

Japan's Akatsuki Raises $20m Fund for Investing in Web3 Projects

Japan's Akatsuki announced that it has raised a $20 million fund for investing in web3 projects, according to The Block.

Heterosis Launches Dynamic NFT Flower Collection

Heterosis Launches Dynamic NFT Flower Collection

Snark.art and OG.Art's Heterosis project has launched a collection of dynamic NFT flowers that can be bred and customized by users. The project creates two virtual flower markets and is housed in a metaverse greenhouse that can be accessed via various devices.

C98 News: Coin98 Ventures Rebrands to Arche Fund for Web3 Focus

C98 News: Coin98 Ventures Rebrands to Arche Fund for Web3 Focus

Coin98 Ventures rebrands as Arche Fund, supporting Web3 projects and businesses through three pillars: Arche Ventures, Kompass, and Arche Capital, promoting adoption and ecosystem stability.

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao to Speak at  the 2023 Hong Kong Web3 Festival

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao to Speak at the 2023 Hong Kong Web3 Festival

Binance Founder and CEO Mr. Changpeng Zhao (CZ) confirms his attendance at the Hong Kong Web3 Festival 2023. Mr. Zhao will be the closing speaker on the Opening Day of the conference, 12 April 2023, and will deliver his speech virtually

BNB Chain Introduces Web3 Verification Tool

BNB Chain Introduces Web3 Verification Tool

BNB Chain has launched a verification tool to help users identify genuine affiliations and potential threats in the Web3 space. The tool aims to prevent fake bridges, deceptive websites, and imposter social media profiles, ensuring user safety.

Coinbase CEO Criticizes Singapore's Aim to Become a Web3 Hub at Expense of Crypto Trading

Coinbase CEO Criticizes Singapore's Aim to Become a Web3 Hub at Expense of Crypto Trading

Armstrong seems to say that Singapore can’t become a Web3 hub while doing away with cryptocurrency.

Mastercard Launches NFT-Gated Artist Accelerator Program

Mastercard Launches NFT-Gated Artist Accelerator Program

Mastercard announced a new artist accelerator program, which is NFT-gated and only accessible to holders of its Mastercard Music Pass NFT. The program is a collaboration with Polygon and offers free access to educational materials, unique AI tools, and other experiences.

Crypto.com Becomes 1st Crypto, NFT Partner with Women's Professional Sports Team Angels FC

Crypto.com Becomes 1st Crypto, NFT Partner with Women's Professional Sports Team Angels FC

Crypto.com announced on Tuesday that it has partnered with Los Angeles' Angel City Football Club (ACFC) for exclusive rights to issue official cryptocurrencies and NFTs.

Stars Arena Tightens Security Following $3M Exploit

Stars Arena Tightens Security Following $3M Exploit

Stars Arena, an Avalanche-based Web3 social media app, is reinforcing its security measures following a $3 million exploit on October 6, 2023. The steps include the transfer of funds to a secure multisig wallet, a comprehensive security audit, and the engagement of a white hat team for rapid security review. Users have been urged not to deposit any new funds until the security overhaul is completed.

"Web3.0 is Much, Much Better for Creators Than Web2", a16z Suggests

"Web3.0 is Much, Much Better for Creators Than Web2", a16z Suggests

Renowned Venture Capital (VC) firm, Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) has shared data that shows creators have a lot of benefits when they pitch their tents with Web3.0 rather than Web2.0.

The Graph Onboards The Guild as Subgraph Developer with $48M Grant

The Graph Onboards The Guild as Subgraph Developer with $48M Grant

The Graph Foundation has awarded a $48 million grant to The Guild to help develop subgraph solutions to build the We3.0 ecosystem.

Global Web3 Projects Assemble! Hong Kong Web3 Festival 2023 Releases Sponsor List

Global Web3 Projects Assemble! Hong Kong Web3 Festival 2023 Releases Sponsor List

Co-hosted by Wanxiang Blockchain Labs and HashKey Group, and organised by W3ME, the Hong Kong Web3 Festival 2023 will take place from April 12 to 15.

Multinational Corporations Continue to File Trademarks in Web3, NFTs, and Metaverse

Multinational Corporations Continue to File Trademarks in Web3, NFTs, and Metaverse

Multinational corporations, including General Motors, Lacoste, and Walmart, have continued to file trademark applications in Web3, NFTs, and the metaverse, despite the broader market downturn. In February alone, General Motors filed for two new trademark applications covering Chevrolet and Cadillac brands, while Lacoste filed five trademark applications for "CHAMPS-ELYSEES." Walmart also filed trademark applications for the "SamsClub" name and logo. Even amid the bear market, record numbers of trademark applications have been filed for NFTs, metaverse, and crypto-related products in 2022.

Abu Dhabi Women Set to Receive Free Crypto Domains to Expand Their Web3 Knowledge

Abu Dhabi Women Set to Receive Free Crypto Domains to Expand Their Web3 Knowledge

To give women residing in Abu Dhabi the opportunity to expand their knowledge base and ultimately explore the Web3 world, Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO) and Access Abu Dhabi have teamed up with NFT domain name provider Unstoppable Domains

US Army Reveals That North Korea Has A Legion of 6,000 Hackers Working for the Nation

US Army Reveals That North Korea Has A Legion of 6,000 Hackers Working for the Nation

In a tactical report, the US Army unveiled that North Korea possessed government-based divisions assigned to cryptocurrency and crypto cybercrimes.

CITD to Issue HK$100 Million Bonds Utilizing Blockchain

CITD to Issue HK$100 Million Bonds Utilizing Blockchain

China Information Technology Development Limited (CITD) (HKEX: 8178), a leading technology company specializing in AI and cloud technologies, has announced its plan to issue HK$100 million worth of Bonds using distributed ledger technology (DLT). The proposed issuance aims to revolutionize the bond market by leveraging blockchain and smart contract technologies.

AC Milan Collaborates with MonkeyLeague to Debut e-Soccer Game

AC Milan Collaborates with MonkeyLeague to Debut e-Soccer Game

Italian soccer champion AC Milan becomes the first soccer club to partner with Web3-based NFT soccer gaming platform MonkeyLeague

Immutable launches its $500M Fund to Boost Web3.0 Gaming Adoption

Immutable launches its $500M Fund to Boost Web3.0 Gaming Adoption

Blockchain infrastructure platform Immutable has launched a new $500 million fund with which it plans to take care of emerging gaming protocols and Non-Fungible Token (NFT) startups in the Web3.0 ecosystem

OpenAI Introduces GPTBot: A New Web Crawler for Data Access with Opt-Out Options

OpenAI Introduces GPTBot: A New Web Crawler for Data Access with Opt-Out Options

OpenAI's GPTBot, a new web crawler, gathers data from websites to enhance AI models. Publishers can contribute data or opt out via a simple code line.

Darknet AlphaBay Moderator Paid in Bitcoin Sentenced to 11 Years in Prison

Darknet AlphaBay Moderator Paid in Bitcoin Sentenced to 11 Years in Prison

A darknet moderator for marketplace AlphaBay has been apprehended by law officials and sentenced to 11 years in prison.

a16z Announces $4.5bn Fund for Crypto and Web3.0 Startups

a16z Announces $4.5bn Fund for Crypto and Web3.0 Startups

California-based venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) has launched its fourth crypto fund, the Crypto Fund IV, as it prepares to invest fully into blockchain and Web3.0 startups.

Digital Asset Protection Firm Coincover Secures $30 Million in Funding Round

Digital Asset Protection Firm Coincover Secures $30 Million in Funding Round

Foundation Capital and CMT Digital invest $30 million in Coincover to safeguard digital assets.

Google Partners With Dapper Labs to Aid the Growth of Web3.0

Google Partners With Dapper Labs to Aid the Growth of Web3.0

Google has inked a multi-year partnership with Dapper Labs to help scale the development of Web3.0.

Report: OKX Ventures Boosts Ecosystem with Investments in Aark Digital, dappOS, and 0xScope

Report: OKX Ventures Boosts Ecosystem with Investments in Aark Digital, dappOS, and 0xScope

OKX Ventures reveals its September investments in Aark Digital, dappOS, and 0xScope, aimed at bolstering the crypto ecosystem covering Layer2 Derivatives, operating protocol, and knowledge graph protocol. These strategic investments are reflective of OKX Ventures’ continuous endeavor to fuel innovation amidst a rapidly evolving crypto landscape.

Solana (SOL) Mobile's "Chapter 2" Phone: A New Era in Web3 Mobile Technology

Solana (SOL) Mobile's "Chapter 2" Phone: A New Era in Web3 Mobile Technology

Solana Mobile's new web3 phone "Chapter 2" achieves unprecedented demand, selling out its first-year sales target within a single day. Priced at $450 and set for 2025 release, this device aims to make web3 tech more accessible.

Covalent Rolls Out Educational Program to Bridge Skills Gap in Web3

Covalent Rolls Out Educational Program to Bridge Skills Gap in Web3

Covalent, a Web3 data provider that is backed by Binance Labs and Coinbase Ventures, launched an educational program aimed at bridging the data analytics skills gap for workers in Web3.

Mask Network (MASK) Bonfire Union Achieves $100 Million Milestone

Mask Network (MASK) Bonfire Union Achieves $100 Million Milestone

Mask Network launches $100 million fund under Bonfire Union, supporting decentralized social networks and infrastructure, driving Web3 innovation, and contributing to Mastodon and Web3 education through $10 million builder initiative.

Web3 Security 2023 State Revealed, Nearly $2 Billion Lost

Web3 Security 2023 State Revealed, Nearly $2 Billion Lost

CertiK's "Hack3d: The Web3 Security Report 2023" provides a thorough analysis of Web3 security incidents in 2023, highlighting key vulnerabilities and trends in the blockchain and smart contract security landscape.

Japanese Mobile Operator Partners with Accenture to Boost ESG Using Web3

Japanese Mobile Operator Partners with Accenture to Boost ESG Using Web3

NTT DOCOMO, the leading mobile operator in Japan, has collaborated with Accenture to propel the application and adoption of Web3 when tackling social issues.

Binance Launches Megadrop: A Token Launch Platform with Airdrops and Web3 Quests

Binance Launches Megadrop: A Token Launch Platform with Airdrops and Web3 Quests

Binance has introduced Binance Megadrop, a token launch platform that combines airdrops and Web3 quests. Users can subscribe to BNB Locked Products and complete tasks in their Web3 Wallet to gain early rewards from selected Web3 projects, including BounceBit (BB), a BTC restaking chain.

Opera Browser Launches AI Prompt Feature

Opera Browser Launches AI Prompt Feature

Opera One, the latest version of the Opera browser, now includes an AI integration known as AI Prompt, providing contextual prompts for web pages and highlighted text. The new version also includes access to other AI tools like ChatGPT and ChatSonic. The generative AI feature will enable shortened texts for accessible reads, explanations of complex ideas, and content creation. The updated browser is a Web3, "future proof" platform.

Kadena Protocol Launches $100m for Web3 Grants Initiative

Kadena Protocol Launches $100m for Web3 Grants Initiative

Kadena Protocol, a scalable Layer-1 blockchain network has announced the launch of a $100 million Web3.0 grant to empower the growth of innovative startups looking to build on the network.

Web3 Foundation Announces Over $1.1M in Grants Under Wave 19 Program

Web3 Foundation Announces Over $1.1M in Grants Under Wave 19 Program

The Web3 Foundation disclosed the conclusion of its 19th grant wave, allocating over $1.1 million to 33 projects to bolster the Polkadot ecosystem. The foundation marked its 600th grant and 1000th milestone, reflecting the growth and the fervor of the Polkadot developer community, now the second largest globally. This wave spotlighted grants enhancing smart contract capabilities on Polkadot’s ink! smart contracts, and core infrastructure improvements. The foundation continues to welcome new proposals, underlining its ongoing commitment to support the evolving Web 3.0 ecosystem.

Venom Ventures Fund Commits a $5 Million Strategic Investment in the Everscale Blockchain

Venom Ventures Fund Commits a $5 Million Strategic Investment in the Everscale Blockchain

Venom Ventures Fund, a Web3 and blockchain innovation fund managed by Abu Dhabi-based investment fund manager Iceberg Capital Limited, has announced a strategic partnership with Everscale, a premier blockchain that aims to solve the scalability issues bogging down the Web3 industry.

Hong Kong's Financial Secretary Propels Web3 Expansion

Hong Kong's Financial Secretary Propels Web3 Expansion

Hong Kong's Financial Secretary, Paul, has highlighted the growing significance of digital entertainment as an economic sector. The government has allocated HKD 50 million to support a thriving Web3 ecosystem, with over 180 companies involved.

Esports, Web3 Firm Ampverse Expands into the Philippines

Esports, Web3 Firm Ampverse Expands into the Philippines

With the expansion, Ampverse plans to invest more than 100 million pesos in the Philippines' local gaming and esports ecosystem.

Coinbase Uses Multi-Party Computation to Enhance Crypto Wallet Security and User Experience

Coinbase Uses Multi-Party Computation to Enhance Crypto Wallet Security and User Experience

Coinbase is making strides towards simplifying the onboarding process for web3, bolstering both security and recovery for crypto wallets. The company is deploying a cryptographic technique called Multi-Party Computation (MPC) to eliminate key management hurdles that have long been a barrier to mainstream web3 adoption.

Nansen CEO Predicts Six Key Trends in Crypto

Nansen CEO Predicts Six Key Trends in Crypto

Nansen.ai CEO, Alex Svanevik, outlined six pivotal crypto trends on Twitter, emphasizing the synergy of fintech and crypto, DeFi's potential in gambling, the growing relevance of real-world assets like T-bills, the impending rise of Web3 gaming, SocialFi's development, and Physical NFTs' retail integration. The thread also welcomed community input, reflecting on other emerging trends like blockchain in fantasy sports.

Circle Partners With Grab for Web3 Pilot in Singapore

Circle Partners With Grab for Web3 Pilot in Singapore

Circle Internet Financial and Grab are partnering to pilot Web3 customer experiences in Singapore. The 'Grab Web3 Wallet' will integrate Circle's Web 3 Services platform into the Grab app, offering users a seamless experience with blockchain-enabled wallets. This pilot aligns with Singapore's Project Orchid initiative, aiming to explore the potential of digital currencies and blockchain technology in real-world applications. Circle's Web3 Services represent a bridge between Web 2.0 and Web3.

Web3.0 Game Developer Xterio Secures $40M Fund from FunPlus

Web3.0 Game Developer Xterio Secures $40M Fund from FunPlus

Xterio, a Web3.0 game developer has pulled the sum of $40 million in a new funding round that has earned the Swiss-based startup a valuation of $300 million

FTX Quietly Seeks to Buy Brokerage Startups Amid Move into Stock Trading

FTX Quietly Seeks to Buy Brokerage Startups Amid Move into Stock Trading

FTX has reached out quietly to at least three stock trading start-ups seeking an acquisition. The deals come as the crypto exchange recently launched stock trading.

STEPN Commits to Donate $100,000 Monthly towards Carbon Removal

STEPN Commits to Donate $100,000 Monthly towards Carbon Removal

Move-to-earn Web3 running application STEPN has made a commitment to donate $100,000 monthly towards carbon removal as part of its Earth Day goals.

Google's Parent Company May Utilize Blockchain to Revamp its Existing Products

Google's Parent Company May Utilize Blockchain to Revamp its Existing Products

Alphabet Inc, the parent company of search engine giant Google, is not ready to play the second fiddle when it comes to blockchain technology, marked by the company’s in-depth research into the emerging tech.

OKX and Manchester City’s Rúben Dias Debut ‘Train Like Dias’ Global Metaverse Training Experience

OKX and Manchester City’s Rúben Dias Debut ‘Train Like Dias’ Global Metaverse Training Experience

OKX, the world’s second-largest crypto exchange by trading volume and a leading Web3 technology company, today debuted ‘Train Like Dias’ its first ‘OKX Collective’ immersive metaverse fan experience featuring OKX ambassador and Manchester City player Rúben Dias.

Mastercard Launches Web3 Musician Accelerator With Polygon

Mastercard Launches Web3 Musician Accelerator With Polygon

Mastercard launched a Polygon-based accelerator program for Web3 artists. Five international performers will be mentored by the business to establish their Web3 music brands. For those not chosen for the program, Mastercard is offering the Mastercard Music Pass NFT collection.

Arbitrum DAO Explores Grants to Boost Web3 Gaming Development

Arbitrum DAO Explores Grants to Boost Web3 Gaming Development

Arbitrum DAO is discussing grants to support Web3 gaming, with phases of development receiving $100,000 to over $1.5 million. This effort aims to capitalize on the growing $272 billion gaming industry, enhance Arbitrum's gaming ecosystem, and position it competitively in the Web3 space.

Former Coinbase Executive Joins Magic Eden as Head of Product

Former Coinbase Executive Joins Magic Eden as Head of Product

Former Coinbase executive, Linus Chung, joins Magic Eden as Head of Product. Chung will lead product development, enhance user experience, and drive growth.

Abu Dhabi-based Venom Foundation creates $1B Web3 and blockchain fund.

Abu Dhabi-based Venom Foundation creates $1B Web3 and blockchain fund.

Abroad. Venom Foundation and Iceberg Capital announced a $1 billion agreement to finance Web3 and blockchain companies. Venom Ventures Fund will invest in payments, asset management, DeFi, and GameFi protocols and Web3 DApps. The investment fund will target entrepreneurs and IT companies to employ Venom's scalable, proof-of-stake blockchain system.

Fetch.ai Enhances Web3 Adoption after Onboarding 40,000 New Users

Fetch.ai Enhances Web3 Adoption after Onboarding 40,000 New Users

Fetch.ai’s push to a Web3-driven digital economy gained steam after onboarding 40,000 unique and active users from Get My Slice (GMS), a leading consumer-centered data marketplace.

Sber Bank's blockchain technology uses Metamask

Sber Bank's blockchain technology uses Metamask

Russia's biggest lender integrates its blockchain technology with Ethereum to enter DeFi and Web3. The connection lets users utilize Sber's tokens and smart contracts. Sberbank is developing blockchain goods. It requested a blockchain platform for its "Sbercoin" stablecoin from the Bank of Russia in 2021.

Ethereum Will Be Made Available on Amazon Managed Blockchain

Ethereum Will Be Made Available on Amazon Managed Blockchain

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has now brought the benefits of Ethereum blockchain solutions to its users.

Web3.0 Game Startup Wildcard Alliance Pulls $46M in Series A Funding

Web3.0 Game Startup Wildcard Alliance Pulls $46M in Series A Funding

Wildcard Alliance, a new Web3.0 gaming startup has raised $46 million in a Series A funding round led by Paradigm Capital.

Binance  Web3 Wallet Enhances Crypto Accessibility with Solana (SOL) Integration

Binance Web3 Wallet Enhances Crypto Accessibility with Solana (SOL) Integration

Binance's Web3 Wallet now supports Solana, allowing users to manage tokens and access dApps directly, boosting the interoperability and utility of its platform.

Blockchain Startup Contribution Labs Raises $3M through Equity Sale

Blockchain Startup Contribution Labs Raises $3M through Equity Sale

Contribution Labs, a Web3-focused startup backed by Alchemy, a pioneer in the blockchain developer platform, raised $3 million through an equity sale.

Saudi's $250M Tech Innovation Boost with Hashgraph (HBAR)

Saudi's $250M Tech Innovation Boost with Hashgraph (HBAR)

The Hashgraph Association and Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Investment have launched a $250M DeepTech Venture Studio in Riyadh, supporting over 500 companies in developing advanced AI, blockchain, and VR solutions.

Web3 Revolutionizes Startup and Investor Landscape

Web3 Revolutionizes Startup and Investor Landscape

Professionals at Paris Blockchain Week 2023 discuss how Web3 disrupts traditional business models and offers new opportunities for startups and investors. Different cultures in Web3 and Web2 startups were analyzed, with emphasis on the role of investors in Web3 and the challenges faced by startups.

NFT Royalties Fall Short in Web3 Ecosystem

NFT Royalties Fall Short in Web3 Ecosystem

Loss of creator royalties in the NFT space could be higher than estimated, with Bored Ape Yacht Club and Mutant Ape Yacht Club experiencing shortcomings of around $20 million. This points to previous estimates of $35 million likely being too small. Despite efforts to enforce creator royalties, Boris Pevzner, co-founder and CEO of LiveArt, says the current system is not working as it should, potentially causing artists to lose interest in the industry.

Web3 Hackathon on Astar sponsored by Toyota Motor Corporation

Web3 Hackathon on Astar sponsored by Toyota Motor Corporation

Toyota Motor Corporation, Japan’s largest conglomerate with over 330,000 employees worldwide, is sponsoring its first ever global Web3 hackathon. It has chosen Astar Network, the smart contract platform for multichain, to make Web3 use cases for Toyota’s employees.

Binance Raises $500m Crypto Fund to Enhance Blockchain & Web3 Adoption

Binance Raises $500m Crypto Fund to Enhance Blockchain & Web3 Adoption

Binance has raised $500 million funds to invest in projects that propel crypto use cases and aid the adoption of blockchain and Web3 technologies.

OKX Ventures Fuels Moonbox's AI and Web3 Ambitions with $1M Investment

OKX Ventures Fuels Moonbox's AI and Web3 Ambitions with $1M Investment

OKX Ventures invests $1M in AI and Web3 startup Moonbox, aiming to boost development of AI-powered NFTs. The funding will accelerate product growth and promote the integration of AI and Web3.

Pakistan Eyes Educating 1 Million Youths on Crypto and Web3

Pakistan Eyes Educating 1 Million Youths on Crypto and Web3

To expand the knowledge base of 1 million youths on blockchain-based technologies, crypto and web3, the Pakistan administration has partnered with Fasset and JazzCash through the Prime Minister’s Youth Program (PMYP).

Uniswap Labs Unveils New Venture Capital Unit Focused on Web3 Projects

Uniswap Labs Unveils New Venture Capital Unit Focused on Web3 Projects

Uniswap Labs Ventures seeks to become a catalyst for the new web3 economy by supporting innovative and disruptive firms that are creating new financial applications and concepts.

Ethics of Web3 Discussed at Paris Blockchain Week

Ethics of Web3 Discussed at Paris Blockchain Week

The second day of Paris Blockchain Week 2023 featured a panel discussion on the Ethics of Web3. The panelists agreed that ethical frameworks often lag behind technology and that innovation comes before any ethical standards are implemented. They highlighted the upcoming Markets in Crypto-Assets framework in the European Union as an example of turning ethics into law to protect people and innovation.

What Is Web 4.0?

What Is Web 4.0?

Web 4.0 is an innovative concept outlined by the European Commission, designed to compete with the rapidly emerging trend of Web 3.0, which is gaining significant momentum in countries or regions such as the USA, Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Singapore.

Binance Labs Funds Delphinus Lab's zkWASM VM for Web3 Evolution

Binance Labs Funds Delphinus Lab's zkWASM VM for Web3 Evolution

Binance Labs invests in Delphinus Lab's pioneering zkWASM VM, aiming to boost the Web3 app landscape with enhanced privacy and efficiency.

HashKey Group Secures $100 Million in Series A Funding

HashKey Group Secures $100 Million in Series A Funding

HashKey Group raised $100 million in a Series A financing round, reaching a pre-money valuation of $1.2 billion. The Hong Kong-based company plans to use the funds to enhance its Web3 ecosystem and expand its Hong Kong business.

Siemens Issues World's First Blockchain Bond

Siemens Issues World's First Blockchain Bond

Siemens claims that "releasing the bond on a blockchain provides a variety of advantages compared to prior approaches," including removing banks as middlemen.

Mastercard Launches Web3 Solution for Crypto Verification

Mastercard Launches Web3 Solution for Crypto Verification

Mastercard has launched a new Web3 solution called "Mastercard Crypto Credential" aimed at enhancing user verification standards in the digital asset space. The solution is designed to provide a unique identifier to users, enabling them to instantly verify that an address they want to send funds to has been vetted by Mastercard and has been operating in compliance with the firm's standards. The solution will support compliance through the exchange of metadata and help reduce the opportunities for bad actors.

QuickNode Closes $60 Million Funding Round

QuickNode Closes $60 Million Funding Round

QuickNode raised $60 million. Series B was the company's biggest round since October 2021. Quick Node hosts 16 blockchains, including Ethereum, Matic, Optimism, Arbitrum, and Solana.

PGA Tour Partners With Autograph to Create Digital Collectibles Platform

PGA Tour Partners With Autograph to Create Digital Collectibles Platform

PGA Tour has partnered with Autograph, an NFT platform co-founded by the legendary quarterback Tom Brady to create a new digital collectables platform, focusing on the Golf World.

Azuki's Twitter Account Hacked, Over $750,000 Stolen

Azuki's Twitter Account Hacked, Over $750,000 Stolen

Azuki, a popular nonfungible token project, had its Twitter account hacked, stealing almost $750K in USDC in 30 minutes.

Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Websites Take a Hit as Security Giant Cloudflare Suffers Major Internet Outage

Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Websites Take a Hit as Security Giant Cloudflare Suffers Major Internet Outage

Website security company Cloudflare underwent connectivity problems on Sunday, taking down a dozen of cryptocurrency websites with it.

Hong Kong to Host One of Asia's Largest NFT Exhibitions in June

Hong Kong to Host One of Asia's Largest NFT Exhibitions in June

One of the largest non-fungible tokens (NFTs) exhibitions in Asia titled "ARTAVERSE" will be hosted in Hong Kong starting on June 3.

Zcash-Commissioned Research Find Cybercriminals Prefer Bitcoin Over Other Cryptocurrencies

Zcash-Commissioned Research Find Cybercriminals Prefer Bitcoin Over Other Cryptocurrencies

Independent research commissioned by the Electric Coin Company (ECC), the parent firm of privacy-focused cryptocurrency Zcash, concluded cybercriminals are much likely to use Bitcoin over other digital assets.

Polygon Launches Web3 .polygon Domains with Unstoppable Domains

Polygon Launches Web3 .polygon Domains with Unstoppable Domains

Polygon and Unstoppable Domains have partnered to offer the ability to create Web3 .polygon domain names, enabling users to log into Web3 applications, use human-readable wallet addresses, and create decentralized websites. The service will be available to an estimated 180 million users and 40,000 services across the Polygon blockchain ecosystem. Unstoppable Domains makes use of Polygon to mint decentralized domains with zero gas fees. Users will be able to use .polygon domains to create digital identities that are compatible across 750 applications, games and metaverse platforms, as well as to login to web apps, act as cryptocurrency wallet addresses, and create decentralized websites.

SPACE ID and Polyhedra Unite for .zk Domain and ZK Interoperability

SPACE ID and Polyhedra Unite for .zk Domain and ZK Interoperability

SPACE ID collaborates with Polyhedra Network, launching .zk domains and enhancing Web3 interoperability with ZK proofs and a community airdrop.

Revolut Launches Learn & Earn Program in Partnership with Polkadot

Revolut Launches Learn & Earn Program in Partnership with Polkadot

Revolut, a London-based financial technology company that offers banking services, has announced the launch of its flagship ‘Learn & Earn’ education courses.

PureFi Introduces SafeTransact to Enhance Web3 Security

PureFi Introduces SafeTransact to Enhance Web3 Security

PureFi has launched SafeTransact, a new security method that examines blockchain transactions and notifies users of any suspicious activities. The system is designed to integrate with AMLSafe, a multi-crypto wallet from the same ecosystem. SafeTransact aims to improve the security of Web3 transactions and address the potential hacking threats to blockchain networks.

HashKey Exchange and Animoca Brands Unite to Boost Web3 in Asia

HashKey Exchange and Animoca Brands Unite to Boost Web3 in Asia

HashKey Exchange partners with Animoca Brands to foster Web3 and digital entertainment in Asia, leveraging their strengths in virtual assets and blockchain gaming.

EARN IT Act Introduced in US House of Representatives, Critics View It as Threat—What This Means for Crypto

EARN IT Act Introduced in US House of Representatives, Critics View It as Threat—What This Means for Crypto

Despite being perceived as an “anti-security bill” by many, the EARN IT Act has made its way to the US House of Representatives and currently awaits approval.

Unstoppable Domains Partners With Multiple Firms to Support Women of Web3.0

Unstoppable Domains Partners With Multiple Firms to Support Women of Web3.0

Unstoppable Domains has launched Women of Web3.0, an initiative that seeks to recognize and empower women and other marginalized groups in the growing world of Web3.0.

Wiki Finance Expo Hong Kong 2024 Is Coming in May!

Wiki Finance Expo Hong Kong 2024 Is Coming in May!

The Wiki Finance Expo Hong Kong 2024, a major FinTech and Web3.0 event in Asia, will feature over 500 partners and 300+ companies. Key speakers include DFINITY Foundation founder Dominic Williams, and the event promises valuable networking and learning opportunities for the industry.

China’s WeBank Makes its First Move to Take its Blockchain Global, Partnering with Singapore's OpenNodes

China’s WeBank Makes its First Move to Take its Blockchain Global, Partnering with Singapore's OpenNodes

China’s top digital bank WeBank has announced its partnership with Singaporean government-backed OpenNodes. This partnership will allow China’s FISCO BCOS blockchain platform to be brought to Singaporean academics for innovation and new initiatives. FISCO BCOS was deemed to be China’s version of Hyperledger Fabric when it was launched in 2018. The Financial Blockchain Shenzhen Consortium (FISCO) is backed by more than 100 Chinese organizations, including Huawei, Tencent, JD Finance, and WeBank, which is partly backed by Tencent. Developed by FISCO, the enterprise blockchain protocol was the first blockchain to be supported by China’s Blockchain Service Network.

Web3 Security Infrastructure GoPlus Security Reaches Strategic Deal with Dtools

Web3 Security Infrastructure GoPlus Security Reaches Strategic Deal with Dtools

Web3 security startup GoPlus Security has partnered with Web3 ALL-IN-ONE tool Dtools to provide comprehensive security data support for its newly launched token security detection function.

Axie Infinity's 2023 Journey: Surpassing Challenges and Achieving Web3 Dominance

Axie Infinity's 2023 Journey: Surpassing Challenges and Achieving Web3 Dominance

Axie Infinity experienced significant growth in 2023, enhancing user engagement and financial performance with key developments like Axie Core and Axie Evolution, leading in NFTs and blockchain gaming.

OKX Survey: 83% of Community Expects More ETH Staking Around Shanghai-Capella Upgrade, 63% See New Record High by End of 2023

OKX Survey: 83% of Community Expects More ETH Staking Around Shanghai-Capella Upgrade, 63% See New Record High by End of 2023

OKX, the world’s second-largest crypto exchange by trading volume and a leading Web3 technology company, today released the findings of a survey on the perceived market impact of the two-part Shanghai-Capella (a.k.a. Shapella) upgrade, which is slated for April 12 and will enable withdrawals of staked ether (ETH).

Venture Capital Firm MetaWeb Ventures to Establish $30M Venture Fund

Venture Capital Firm MetaWeb Ventures to Establish $30M Venture Fund

Venture capital firm MetaWeb Ventures has announced the launch of a $30 million venture fund to focus on decentralized social media, DeFi, gaming and decentralized autonomous organizations.

CoinFund Secures $158M for Seed IV Fund, Surpassing Initial Goal

CoinFund Secures $158M for Seed IV Fund, Surpassing Initial Goal

According to Blockchain.News, CoinFund has successfully raised $158 million for its Seed IV Fund, exceeding its initial target of $125 million. This achievement underscores the firm's commitment to fostering innovation in the web3 ecosystem.

Humanity Protocol Receives Major VC Funding for Web3 Digital Identity Solution

Humanity Protocol Receives Major VC Funding for Web3 Digital Identity Solution

Humanity Protocol has secured strategic investment from top VCs, advancing its mission to create a sybil-resistant digital identity layer for Web3.

Blockchain Gaming N3TWORK Studios Secures $46M in Series A Funding

Blockchain Gaming N3TWORK Studios Secures $46M in Series A Funding

Blockchain gaming startup N3TWORK Studios has secured $46 million in Series A funding led by venture capital firm Griffin Gaming Partners.

VC Shima Capital to Launch $200m Shima Capital Fund I for Web 3 Industry

VC Shima Capital to Launch $200m Shima Capital Fund I for Web 3 Industry

Early-stage venture capital Shima Capital will launch Shima Capital Fund I, the first fund to support emerging digital assets for web3 and crypto startups.

BMW Uses Coinweb And BNB Chain For Loyalty Program

BMW Uses Coinweb And BNB Chain For Loyalty Program

BMW has integrated a supplier of decentralized architecture as well as BNB Chain for the purpose of settling transactions. In order to further incentivise BMW Group consumers, the loyalty program will use a rewards system that is based on blockchain technology. In the future, BMW owners will be able to utilize their credits toward the purchase of products and services from BMW as well as from a connected environment.

Bitcoin Sex Scam Claims Another Victim and Generates $115,000 BTC

Bitcoin Sex Scam Claims Another Victim and Generates $115,000 BTC

Recently, a Bitcoin sex scam that has been running since 2015 accumulated fraudulent funds of approximately $115,000 before being detected.

US' 2022 Web3 Trademark Filings 3 Times Over 2021's Total So Far

US' 2022 Web3 Trademark Filings 3 Times Over 2021's Total So Far

In 2021, a total of 2,142 NFT-related trademarks were filed, but by the end of September 2022, there were at least over 6,000 such trademarks submitted, data shows.

Circle Launches Circle Research with Perimeter Protocol

Circle Launches Circle Research with Perimeter Protocol

Circle launches 'Circle Research' to further technical innovation in crypto, blockchain, and Web3 through open-source research. The initiative's first contribution, Perimeter Protocol, sets a new standard for building on-chain credit markets. Circle releases the Perimeter white paper and public GitHub Repo to advance open protocol transacting with a focus on credit, catering to a wide range of credit scenarios.

Hong Kong Embraces Web3.0 and Advances as an International Crypto Hub, said Chief Executive

Hong Kong Embraces Web3.0 and Advances as an International Crypto Hub, said Chief Executive

Li Ka-chung emphasized Hong Kong's potential in leveraging its strengths as an international financial center and driving the development of cutting-edge technologies, particularly in the realm of Web3.0.

WeBank Blockchain Patents Filings Rank Third Highest Globally for 2019

WeBank Blockchain Patents Filings Rank Third Highest Globally for 2019

China’s WeBank is leading the global banking community in banking technology patents jumping ahead of US giants JP Morgan Chase and Bank of America with 632 filed patents in 2019.

Fireblocks Integrates Astar Network, Boosting Secure DeFi Access for Institutions

Fireblocks Integrates Astar Network, Boosting Secure DeFi Access for Institutions

Fireblocks has now incorporated Astar Network. With the new integration, over 650 banks and financial institutions can now tap into Astar's thriving DeFi ecosystem, as well as trade, swap, and lend digital assets on Astar via Fireblocks.

STEPN Integrates Apple Music into Web3 App

STEPN Integrates Apple Music into Web3 App

Apple and STEPN have collaborated to integrate Apple Music into the STEPN app, marking a second milestone following the Apple Pay integration. This move signifies the growing acceptance of Web3 apps and a step towards bridging the Web2 and Web3 divide, enhancing user experience, and signaling future collaborations between traditional and decentralized tech platforms.

Mitsui Forms Strategic Partnership with Web3 Influencer Animoca Brands

Mitsui Forms Strategic Partnership with Web3 Influencer Animoca Brands

Mitsui & Co., Ltd., a renowned Japanese trading company, has joined forces with Animoca Brands, a leading player in the Web3 industry.

Crypto Executives Launch Investment Firm Tangent to Help Web3 Startups Growth

Crypto Executives Launch Investment Firm Tangent to Help Web3 Startups Growth

The launch of Tangent comes amid financial market turbulence that has triggered venture capital funds to slow down investment in the tech sector.

Valkyrie Establishes $30m Venture Fund, Investing in Crypto & Web3 Projects

Valkyrie Establishes $30m Venture Fund, Investing in Crypto & Web3 Projects

Valkyrie has announced the launch of its $30 million venture capital fund focused on backing potential startups that are advancing global blockchain and web3 adoption.

Nissan Expands Web3 Efforts with Trademarks and Metaverse Auto Sales

Nissan Expands Web3 Efforts with Trademarks and Metaverse Auto Sales

Nissan has filed four new Web3-related trademarks in the US and is experimenting with auto sales in the metaverse in Japan. The trademarks cover its Infiniti, Nismo, and Nissan brands and include plans for virtual goods and a nonfungible token (NFT) marketplace. Nissan Japan is conducting a three-month "demonstration experiment" of its virtual store "Nissan Hype Lab," allowing customers to "study, consult, test drive and purchase Nissan vehicles" while in the metaverse. The company's moves are in line with other car manufacturers, including General Motors and Ford, who have also been actively filing trademark applications for Web3, crypto, NFTs, and the metaverse.

SoftBank-Backed Web3.0 Startup MarqVision Pulls $20M in Series A Funding

SoftBank-Backed Web3.0 Startup MarqVision Pulls $20M in Series A Funding

MarqVision, a startup known for its Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered platform,has announced it has raised the sum of $20 million in a Series A funding round

PwC Report: Asian Institutional Investors Opt for Third-Party Custody Solutions for Digital Assets

PwC Report: Asian Institutional Investors Opt for Third-Party Custody Solutions for Digital Assets

A joint report by Aspen Digital and PwC titled "State of Digital Asset Custody - Understanding and implementing digital asset custody for institutional investors" reveals a rising demand for institutional-grade digital asset custody solutions among family offices, high-net-worth individuals (HNWIs), and external asset managers (EAMs) in Asia.

Revolutionizing the NFTs- Telept City Launches Cutting-Edge AIGC NFT Platform for Web3

Revolutionizing the NFTs- Telept City Launches Cutting-Edge AIGC NFT Platform for Web3

Telept Inc., a Web 3.0 startup, has announced today the launch of a ground-breaking first-mover Web PC platform Telept City, which empowers participants to create one-of-a-kind AI generated Non-Fungible Token (NFT) called X-Native. With its cutting-edge AI Generated Content (AIGC) image generation model that has undergone rigorous fine-tuning utilizing a vast database of images, and coupled with an intuitive game-like user interface, provides a novel and accessible AI Web 3.0 experience for participants of all levels.

Decima Fund Secures 4.5 Billion Yen to Bolster Web3 Ventures in Japan

Decima Fund Secures 4.5 Billion Yen to Bolster Web3 Ventures in Japan

Decima Fund, a specialized Web3 venture fund, announces the successful closure of approximately 4.5 billion Yen in capital to support the global expansion of Japanese Web3 ventures.

Web3 Music Platform Coop Records Raises $10 Million

Web3 Music Platform Coop Records Raises $10 Million

Coop Records, a Web3 music-focused platform founded by NFT song collector Cooper Turley, has raised $10 million, according to Billboard.

Digital Asset Firm Hashdex to Launch Web3 ETF on the Brazilian Stock Exchange

Digital Asset Firm Hashdex to Launch Web3 ETF on the Brazilian Stock Exchange

The Web 3 ETF (WEB311) will track Web 3 firms that are expected to benefit from technology infrastructure.

The Metaverse: The Future of Social Life?

The Metaverse: The Future of Social Life?

In December 2022, CoinWire polled 10,000 crypto investors. 69% of respondents expected the metaverse to change social lifestyle with a new entertainment model, and 65% expected it to affect social activities.

Cointelegraph has launched an Accelerator program for innovative Web3 startups

Cointelegraph has launched an Accelerator program for innovative Web3 startups

The program aims to help Web3’s rising stars boost their media presence, community growth and brand awareness in exchange for project tokens.

Binance Charity Donates $100,000 in Georgia to Empower Women through Web3 Education

Binance Charity Donates $100,000 in Georgia to Empower Women through Web3 Education

In celebration of International Women's Day, Binance Charity, the philanthropic arm of Binance, the world’s leading cryptocurrency and blockchain infrastructure provider, has announced a $100,000 donation to Georgia's Innovation & Technology Agency (GITA) to support web3 education and training. As a result of the partnership, more than 100 women will be able to study professional courses in Web3 and get support to move into the job market.

ChromaWay and COMUNITYmade to Reinvent Near Shore Fashion Supply Chains with Web3 Technology

ChromaWay and COMUNITYmade to Reinvent Near Shore Fashion Supply Chains with Web3 Technology

Stockholm headquartered blockchain technology company ChromaWay announced today that it had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to partner with COMUNITYmade to co-design and develop supply chain solutions that leverage decentralized Web3 technologies to strengthen product-provenance and transparency, empower designers, and bring high-quality fashion to market faster.

Alibaba's Largest E-commerce Platform Taobao Firstly Presents NFT Artworks in Festival Week

Alibaba's Largest E-commerce Platform Taobao Firstly Presents NFT Artworks in Festival Week

China's largest e-commerce website, Taobao, a subsidiary of Alibaba Group, exhibited artworks in the form of NFT for the first time in the recent Shanghai Taobao Maker Festival.

Coin98 Debuts Decentralized App Store on NEAR's Blockchain Operating System

Coin98 Debuts Decentralized App Store on NEAR's Blockchain Operating System

Coin98 has launched a decentralized app store on NEAR's Blockchain Operating System, providing seamless access to top L2 and DeFi protocols for over 7 million users.

CoinFund Launches $300m Web3 Fund to Invest in Early Stage Startups

CoinFund Launches $300m Web3 Fund to Invest in Early Stage Startups

CoinFund is cryptonative investment company. The firm has established a $300 million crypto fund that targets web3 startups.

HashKey Group Announces HashKey Chain

HashKey Group Announces HashKey Chain

HashKey Group is set to expand its Web3 Ecosystem with the launch of HashKey Chain, a ZK-proof based Ethereum Layer-2 platform, leveraging its token HSK for ecosystem incentives.

OKX Wallet is First in Web3 to Utilize Leading-Edge MPC Technology Together With Support of 37 Blockchains

OKX Wallet is First in Web3 to Utilize Leading-Edge MPC Technology Together With Support of 37 Blockchains

OKX, the second-largest crypto exchange by trading volume and a leading Web3 technology company, today upgraded its OKX Wallet to become the first Web3 wallet to utilize leading-edge multi-party computation (MPC) technology in combination with its support of an industry-best 37 blockchains.

Binance Announces $90K DODO Token Airdrop for Web3 Wallet Users

Binance Announces $90K DODO Token Airdrop for Web3 Wallet Users

Binance launches a new airdrop campaign offering $90,000 in DODO tokens to users of its Web3 Wallet, incentivizing adoption and trading on its platform.

Coinbase Secures Major Payment Institution License from Singapore's Monetary Authority

Coinbase Secures Major Payment Institution License from Singapore's Monetary Authority

Coinbase has obtained a Major Payment Institution (MPI) license from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), marking a significant milestone in its expansion into the Asian market. The license will enable Coinbase to offer digital payment token services to both individual and institutional clients in Singapore. This move aligns with the company's strategy to tap into Singapore's growing crypto and Web3 ecosystem.

China Mobile Launches Metaverse Industry Alliance, Involving Tech Giants Like Huawei and Xiaomi

China Mobile Launches Metaverse Industry Alliance, Involving Tech Giants Like Huawei and Xiaomi

On June 28, 2023, in Shanghai, China Mobile announced the formal establishment of the China Mobile Metaverse Industry Alliance during the Mobile World Congress (MWC) Shanghai 2023. This initiative marks a significant stride in China Mobile's strategic foray into the rapidly expanding metaverse landscape.

Cryptocurrency Phishing Attacks Rise by 40% Year-on-Year in 2022

Cryptocurrency Phishing Attacks Rise by 40% Year-on-Year in 2022

Kaspersky, a Russian cybersecurity and anti-virus provider, has reported a 40% year-on-year increase in cryptocurrency phishing attacks in 2022. The attacks involve reaching out to investors through fake websites and communication channels that mimic official companies, prompting users to share personal information such as private keys. Attackers are evolving their strategies to lure unwary crypto investors. Recently, hardware cryptocurrency wallet provider Trezor warned against attempts to steal users' crypto through fake Trezor sites. In a survey, one out of seven respondents admitted to being affected by cryptocurrency phishing.

Machine Learning Network Fetch.ai Shares Vision of Interoperable Blockchains

Machine Learning Network Fetch.ai Shares Vision of Interoperable Blockchains

Fetch.ai has a vision: to bring machine learning services to every ledger and blockchain.

New Darknet Markets Launch Despite Exit Scams as Demand Rises for Illicit Goods

New Darknet Markets Launch Despite Exit Scams as Demand Rises for Illicit Goods

Despite the recent amount of exit scams on dark web platforms, the darknet sector has seen increasing growth, with new marketplaces launching every year.

Revolving Games Raises a $13.2M Seed Round to Build AAA-level Web3 Games

Revolving Games Raises a $13.2M Seed Round to Build AAA-level Web3 Games

Mobile free-to-play developer Revolving Games, which has raised $13.2 million in seed funding, plans to double down on Web3 gaming.

Abra Opens New Division with Yield and Web3 Investment Services for Premium Clients

Abra Opens New Division with Yield and Web3 Investment Services for Premium Clients

Abra continues to offer tailored-made investment solutions to Investors by opening a new division.

Blockfence and Forta Network Collaborate to Enhance Web3 Users’ Security

Blockfence and Forta Network Collaborate to Enhance Web3 Users’ Security

Blockfence, a security aggregation provider, has teamed up with Forta Network, a decentralized monitoring network specializing in Web3 threat detection and prevention. This collaboration aims to improve the security of Web3 users by identifying suspicious Ethereum smart contracts using Forta's monitoring platform. As a result, Blockfence users will be better protected from potential losses caused by wallet drainers, phishing, and other scams.

Utopia Labs Raises $23m in Series A Led by Paradigm Capital

Utopia Labs Raises $23m in Series A Led by Paradigm Capital

Utopia Labs, a Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) management startup has announced it has raised $23 million in a Series A funding round led by Paradigm Capital.

Dubai Seeks to Become Hub of Metaverse

Dubai Seeks to Become Hub of Metaverse

Dubai has set the ball rolling to improve people’s lives and render creative solutions by positioning itself as the global capital of Web3 through its new blockchain and metaverse technology.

HK Legislative Council Member Advocates for Integrating Senior Economy with Web3

HK Legislative Council Member Advocates for Integrating Senior Economy with Web3

Johnny Ng discussed the senior economy's integration with the internet and Web3's potential to boost content creator earnings at the 2023 World Internet Conference, highlighting Hong Kong's growing interest.

Binance Web3 Wallet Enhances Functionality with Blast Network Integration

Binance Web3 Wallet Enhances Functionality with Blast Network Integration

Binance's Web3 Wallet now supports the Blast Network, offering users an Ethereum Layer 2 scaling solution with built-in yield opportunities for ETH and stablecoins.

PlayDapp's $31 Million Hack: A Blow to Blockchain Gaming Security

PlayDapp's $31 Million Hack: A Blow to Blockchain Gaming Security

PlayDapp, a prominent NFT marketplace, experienced a security breach, resulting in the unauthorized minting of $200 million PLA tokens, worth $31 million.

KuCoin Rolls Out Decentralized Crypto Wallet to Aid Web3.0 Exploration

KuCoin Rolls Out Decentralized Crypto Wallet to Aid Web3.0 Exploration

The Seychelles-based crypto exchange KuCoin has rolled out a decentralized product dubbed KuCoin Wallet, supporting multiple tokens trading and multi-chain aggregation.

Polygon and Google Cloud Partner for Ethereum Scaling Tools

Polygon and Google Cloud Partner for Ethereum Scaling Tools

Polygon Labs and Google Cloud have partnered to enhance the development of Ethereum scaling protocol's infrastructure and tools. Google Cloud's framework and developer tools will benefit Polygon's core protocols and simplify developer integration to build, launch and grow Web3 products and decentralized applications (DApps) on Polygon. The partnership is expected to advance Polygon's zero-knowledge development, resulting in faster and cheaper transactions. Polygon will use Google Cloud's Blockchain Node Engine to remove the need for Polygon developers to configure and run Polygon PoS nodes.

Beijing Releases Web 3.0 Innovation and Development White Paper (2023) at Zhongguancun Forum

Beijing Releases Web 3.0 Innovation and Development White Paper (2023) at Zhongguancun Forum

On May 27, 2023, the Beijing Municipal Science and Technology Commission and the Zhongguancun Science and Technology Park Management Committee unveiled the "Beijing Web 3.0 Innovation and Development White Paper (2023)" at the parallel forum of the Zhongguancun Forum titled "Web 3.0: Future Development of the Internet Industry."

BIGG to Acquire Web3 Company TerraZero in $20M Deal

BIGG to Acquire Web3 Company TerraZero in $20M Deal

BIGG Digital Assets plans to acquire TerraZero Technologies Inc. for $20 million, a metaverse company with a 161% growth in Q1 2023. TerraZero will create a subsidiary for BIGG, with TerraZero's CEO serving a 12-month term.

Metaverse Will Bring About the "Construction of New Economies" - Animoca CEO

Metaverse Will Bring About the "Construction of New Economies" - Animoca CEO

Animoca Brands CEO, Yat Siu sees the GameFi ecosystem as a major avenue to welcome people into the new economy the metaverse is creating

OpenAI Introduces New Plugin Feature for ChatGPT AI Chatbot

OpenAI Introduces New Plugin Feature for ChatGPT AI Chatbot

OpenAI has introduced a new plugin feature for its AI chatbot, ChatGPT, allowing it to retrieve information from online sources and interact with third-party websites. The feature is in the alpha phase and will only be available to a limited set of users initially, with a waitlist in place to access it. The plugins include e-commerce platforms Shopify, Klarna, and Instacart, and travel search engines Expedia and KAYAK, among others.

Breaking: Ripple XRP Acquires Web3 Financial Institution Fortress Trust

Breaking: Ripple XRP Acquires Web3 Financial Institution Fortress Trust

Ripple has acquired Fortress Trust, a subsidiary of Fortress Blockchain Technologies, which offers Web3 financial, regulatory, and technological solutions for blockchain pioneers. The acquisition strengthens Ripple's business and product trajectory, following its $250M purchase of Metaco in 2023. The merger extends Ripple's regulatory credentials, including a Nevada Trust license and 30+ Money Transmitter Licenses across the US and Singapore.

Xternity migrates Solana multiplayer Web3 game for Polygon

Xternity migrates Solana multiplayer Web3 game for Polygon

Polygon and Xternity migrated Synergy Land, a multiplayer Web3 game from Solana, to Polygon. Solana-compatible wallets are linked, burned, then recreated on Polygon. Polygon's update reduces gas charge spikes and fixes chain rearrangement.

Islamic Coin Launches Community Rewards on Haqq Network

Islamic Coin Launches Community Rewards on Haqq Network

Islamic Coin announces a Community Rewards program to appreciate and engage its community. The #ISLM Rewards, launched on October 11, 2023, comprises three waves targeting different engagement levels and community segments. The initiative aims at fostering a Shariah-compliant Web3 financial ecosystem, with the first distribution of rewards commencing on October 11, 2023. The program, however, excludes Dubai residents from participating.

Blockchain Labs and HashKey Capital Launch Future3 Campus, a Web3.0 Innovation Incubator

Blockchain Labs and HashKey Capital Launch Future3 Campus, a Web3.0 Innovation Incubator

Blockchain Labs and HashKey Capital have announced a joint initiative to establish Future3 Campus, a Web3.0 innovation incubator aimed at promoting the global Web3.0 ecosystem.

Venom Blockchain Partners with DAO Maker to Incubate Web3 Startups Focused on Real-world Use Cases

Venom Blockchain Partners with DAO Maker to Incubate Web3 Startups Focused on Real-world Use Cases

Venom Foundation, the first Layer-1 blockchain licensed by the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), has announced a partnership with DAO Maker, a leading blockchain growth solutions provider known for their Launchpad, to incubate promising Web3 startups focused on delivering real-world use cases.

Enhancing Metaverse Integration: My Neighbor Alice joins the Board of Directors of OMA3

Enhancing Metaverse Integration: My Neighbor Alice joins the Board of Directors of OMA3

My Neighbor Alice, the fully-decentralized open-world game, is proud to announce that its Chief Product Officer (CPO) has joined the board of directors of OMA3 (“Open Metaverse Alliance for Web3”).

Investors Interested in Digital Assets Despite Volatile Market

Investors Interested in Digital Assets Despite Volatile Market

Bitcoin attracted $69 million in inflows, 90% of the week's total, according to CoinShares.

Ninety Eight Launches $25M Ecosystem Fund to Boost Web3 Startups in Asia

Ninety Eight Launches $25M Ecosystem Fund to Boost Web3 Startups in Asia

Ninety Eight, transitioning from Coin98 Finance, has launched a $25M Ecosystem Fund to support Web3 startups in Asia, leveraging the Viction blockchain and $C98 token.

Trust Wallet Discloses Security Flaw Resulting in $170k Loss

Trust Wallet Discloses Security Flaw Resulting in $170k Loss

Crypto wallet Trust Wallet has reported a security vulnerability, resulting in almost $170k in losses for some users. The vulnerability has been fixed after Trust Wallet found out about it through its bug bounty program.

UAE and OKX Unveil Framework for Metaverse Self-Governance

UAE and OKX Unveil Framework for Metaverse Self-Governance

The UAE AI Office, in collaboration with Web3 tech firm OKX, has released a whitepaper on a "Responsible Metaverse Self-Governance Framework" to address the growing influence of the metaverse and the need for standardized operational guidelines. The report stresses international cooperation for establishing self-regulatory principles ensuring transparent, safe, and ethical metaverse operations.

Seize control of your data with Akord

Seize control of your data with Akord

Akord is a web3 platform that combines cloud and blockchain storage, offering private, public, and public vaults with end-to-end encryption, enabling diverse use cases and perpetual access.

Solana Foundation Forms Strategic Alliance with DMCC Crypto Centre in Dubai

Solana Foundation Forms Strategic Alliance with DMCC Crypto Centre in Dubai

The strategic partnership between Solana Foundation and DMCC Crypto Centre marks a significant milestone towards fostering a thriving Web3 ecosystem in Dubai. By offering technical and business development support, alongside educational initiatives, this alliance is poised to drive innovation and business scalability, further elevating Dubai's standing as a global hub for blockchain and Web3 technologies.

Crypto Assets Conference 2023 (CAC23A) | March 29 to March 30, 2023 | Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

Crypto Assets Conference 2023 (CAC23A) | March 29 to March 30, 2023 | Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

As crypto jargon makes its way into everyday business, Bitcoin and Ethereum disrupt the traditional understanding of currencies and the use of DeFi in traditional banking is increasingly inevitable - the world of digital assets evolves and matures in unprecedented style. With Web3 having the ability to revolutionize how society interacts and tokenization transforming the concept of ownership, blockchain technology has more use cases than ever before. Increasingly, established industries adapt to these use cases and a future without digital assets becomes unthinkable.

dYdX Transitions to Public Benefit Corporation

dYdX Transitions to Public Benefit Corporation

dYdX Trading Inc. has updated its charter to become a Public Benefit Corporation on 17 October 2023, as announced by its founder, Antonio. This move aims at aligning the company more closely with the web3 community, promoting global economic and technological advancement through open-source and decentralized crypto asset exchanges. This transition, a first of its kind in the DeFi sector, enables dYdX to balance shareholder value with public benefit.

Mastercard Amplifies Artist Exposure with Season 2 of Accelerator and Live Tour

Mastercard Amplifies Artist Exposure with Season 2 of Accelerator and Live Tour

Mastercard's Artist Accelerator enters its second season, collaborating with OnesToWatch to empower emerging artists with live tours and Web3 tech mentorship.

Bakkt to Shift Focus to B2B Technology Solutions

Bakkt to Shift Focus to B2B Technology Solutions

Bakkt said it would continue to provide crypto and loyalty experiences via SaaS and API solutions on a secure platform.

ShareRing Integrates New Website with Blockchain-Based Digital Identities

ShareRing Integrates New Website with Blockchain-Based Digital Identities

To tackle the challenge of the loss of autonomy on personal data experienced in Web2, ShareRing has launched a new website with blockchain-powered digital identities that will usher in the Web3 era.

Bitget Wallet Surpasses 20M Users, Solidifying Position in Global Web3 Arena

Bitget Wallet Surpasses 20M Users, Solidifying Position in Global Web3 Arena

Bitget Wallet achieves a landmark 20 million users, becoming the fourth-largest Web3 wallet globally, with its unique offerings and strategic innovations.

Launch House Announces $10M Fund for Web3.0 Startups

Launch House Announces $10M Fund for Web3.0 Startups

Launch House, a private community focused on connecting and supporting top entrepreneurs, launched its first fund, House Capital, with a $10 million commitment to invest in early-stage firms within the community and high-growth startups outside.

Wiki Finance Expo Sydney 2023 Is Coming Soon!

Wiki Finance Expo Sydney 2023 Is Coming Soon!

The Wiki Finance Expo, Sydney 2023, is Australia's largest fintech event, attracting over 3,000 attendees from various sectors. Supported by 200 institutions, media, and companies, it promotes regulatory security of cryptocurrencies and FX at the Fullerton Hotel Sydney.

Hong Kong Web3 Festival 2023, Hong Kong’s Largest-Ever Premier Digital Asset Event, is here.

Hong Kong Web3 Festival 2023, Hong Kong’s Largest-Ever Premier Digital Asset Event, is here.

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NEAR Protocol Partners with ZEP to Enhance Metaverse User Onboarding

NEAR Protocol Partners with ZEP to Enhance Metaverse User Onboarding

NEAR Protocol and South Korea's ZEP are partnering to improve user onboarding and enhance Web3 capabilities, using NEAR's blockchain network and ZEP's metaverse platform.

Binance Rolls Out Crypto Tourism

Binance Rolls Out Crypto Tourism

Binance has launched an inaugural crypto-sponsored vacation dubbed crypto tourism meant to illustrate simple, secure, and efficient travel in Web 3.0.

Solana Gum Protocol Shuts Down

Solana Gum Protocol Shuts Down

Gum protocol on Solana ecosystem is shutting down due to market conditions and revenue issues, raising concerns about the sustainability of protocol-layer projects.

Hong Kong Can Serve Global Community through Web 3 Involvement: Ex-Financial Secretary

Hong Kong Can Serve Global Community through Web 3 Involvement: Ex-Financial Secretary

John Tsang, the ex-financial secretary, said that the virtual economy would be important to Hong Kong, encouraging the young generation to be active through web 3 involvement and technology adoption.

Mantle Core Proposes $200M Fund for Web3 Startups

Mantle Core Proposes $200M Fund for Web3 Startups

Mantle Core has submitted a proposal to create a $200 million fund for early-stage Web3 startups, aiming to boost adoption of its Ethereum layer-2 network, Mantle, among developers and Dapps. BitDAO's treasury would provide $100 million in USD Coin, while another $100 million would come from external matching capital from strategic venture partners. The Mantle EcoFund and venture partners will participate in projects with a 1:1 co-investment ratio, targeting Web3 startups raising pre-seed, seed, and series A rounds.

Coinbase Says Goodbye to Over 60 Employees