A carpet presented by the United Arab Emirates as a gift to the head of the Catholic Church a few years ago has been sold in the form of NFT. While the original remains in the Vatican, its digital representation has been successfully used to collect funds for the people of Afghanistan. NFT of Historic
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Michael J. Hsu said that the mainstreaming of crypto has occurred despite regulatory and legal uncertainty, and a series of scams, hacks, and other disruptive events.
Rio de Janeiro, one of the largest cities in Brazil, will invest part of its Treasury in cryptocurrencies. The announcement was made by the mayor of Rio, Eduardo Paes, during Rio Innovation Week. The plan is to turn the city into a cryptocurrency-friendly hub, and there are other tax incentives that will also be put
Bitcoin.com: MTI Mastermind Arrest: Lawyer Points to Agreement Relating to Johann Steynberg’s Extradition to South Africa
With Johann Steynberg now in custody in Brazil, a lawyer has suggested that South Africa may have to resort to an existing legal assistance agreement with Brazil if it wishes to have the CEO extradited. However, the success of any such extradition will depend on the next steps taken by authorities in Brazil. Steynberg Extradition
Ghozali spent five years clicking selfies in front of his computer, which was later converted into NFTs and uploaded to OpenSea in December 2021.
Bitcoin.com: Crypto Exchange Bitfinex Stops Servicing Ontario Customers, Asks Users to Withdraw Funds
Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex has asked its Ontario users to withdraw their funds since they will no longer have access to any services offered by Bitfinex in March. Bitfinex Stops Providing Services to Ontario Customers Crypto exchange Bitfinex announced Friday that it is making changes to the services it provides to Ontario customers. Effective immediately, the
Bitcoin.com: Vitalik Buterin Asks Twitter Followers Which Crypto They Prefer to Overtake Ethereum — Cardano, Tron Favorites
Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin set up a pair of polls on Twitter asking his followers if 80% of all transactions and savings in the year 2035 are in one currency and it is not ether, which currency they would prefer it to be. He asked them to choose from a number of cryptocurrencies including bitcoin,
Bitcoin.com: Bank of America Says Solana Could Take Market Share From Ethereum, Become the Visa of the Crypto Ecosystem
Bank of America’s analyst says that Solana could take market share away from Ethereum. Noting that Solana is optimized for micropayments, gaming, and non-fungible tokens (NFTs), the analyst expects “Solana could become the Visa of the digital asset ecosystem.” Bank of America on Crypto, Ethereum, and Solana Bank of America (BOFA) analyst Alkesh Shah published
Bitcoin.com: Meme Coin Markets Gain Close to 5% in 24 Hours, Dogecoin’s Value Jumps, 3 Meme Tokens See Triple Digit Gains
The top meme tokens by market capitalization have increased in value by 4.4% in the last 24 hours according to statistics. Dogecoin had a good week jumping more than 20% during the last seven days. However, 14 meme tokens surpassed dogecoin’s weekly jump as a few tokens have seen triple-digit spikes over the last week.
Russian law enforcement agencies have dismantled the notorious hacking group Revil, believed to be behind ransomware attacks in the U.S. involving cryptocurrency. Although Moscow is unlikely to hand over Russian citizens to Washington, the operation has been carried out on request from the United States, despite heightened geopolitical tensions between the two powers. Russia’s FSB
CoinDesk: Hulu Targets `Streamers of Tomorrow’ as It Seeks Candidates With Metaverse, NFT Backgrounds
Hulu is looking for help breaking into crypto, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and the metaverse to target “the streamers of tomorrow,” according to a new job posting.The streaming platform is hiring a “culture trend marketing manager” to help the company “break through into other spaces outside of streaming,” with a background in “metaverse and/or crypto and NFT platforms” a plus, according to the listing.The company cited how younger demographics are consuming content in less traditional ways, identifying crypto and the metaverse as an emerging market.Hulu’s parent company, Disney, is eyeing the metaverse in a similar way – in a recent job...
Bitcoin.com: Value Locked in Defi Jumps 2.3% in 7 Days, Ethereum NFT Sales Dominate, Fantom TVL Jumps 26%
On Saturday, January 15, 2022, the value locked in decentralized finance (defi) protocols across a number of blockchains has increased from $233.95 billion since January 8, to $239.44 billion. Curve’s total value locked (TVL) dominance today is 9.76% with its $23.38 billion TVL. Meanwhile, native assets for the top nine smart contract platforms have seen
Turley, once an advisor to the influential crypto social club Friends With Benefits, is taking a step back.