Category: Blockchain

Rap Star Snoop Dogg Believes Crypto Industry Will Bounce Back — Crash ‘Weeded’ Out Bad Apples

This week, the rapper Snoop Dogg spoke about the crypto crash in an interview with CNBC on Tuesday and explained that he believes the cryptocurrency economy will bounce back. Snoop said that he feels like the crash “‘weeded’ out all of......

CBDC Ensures Nigeria Remains Competitive in Increasingly Digital World — Central Bank Governor

The governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has insisted the recently introduced e-naira digital currency can potentially boost trade and investment activities in the country. He added the digital currency “would be necessary in the future to ensure Nigeria......

Wild West-Based Battle Royale Blockchain Game Grit Gets Listed on the Epic Games Store

On June 6, the Web3 entertainment company Gala Games announced that the Wild West-focused battle royale blockchain game Grit will soon be available via the Epic Games Store and accessible to 194 million users. The well known company Epic Games is......

Kanye West Files Trademarks Describing NFT Technology After Denouncing the Digital Collectible Concept

According to trademark filings with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), the American rapper Ye (commonly known as Kanye West) is getting into the world of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and the metaverse. The record producer’s company Mascotte Holdings Inc.......

Terra Collapse Continues to Plague Defi — Value Locked in Cross-Chain Bridges Down 20% This Month

Following the aftermath of the Terra blockchain fiasco, decentralized finance (defi) continues to feel the impact of the project’s fallout. During the last four days the total value locked (TVL) in defi has dropped 2.61% in value, and cross-chain bridges have......

Tezos Foundation Launches Fund to Collect NFT Creations by African and Asian Artists

The Tezos Foundation recently said it has committed $1.23 million to a fund that will be used to collect non-fungible tokens (NFTs) created by African and Asian artists. Photographer Misan Harriman has been selected as the curator of the foundation’s permanent......

Square Enix Closes $300 Million Sale of Western Studios to Bankroll Blockchain Pivot

Square Enix, the influential Japanese gaming and publishing company, has sold its Western studios and some of its Western intellectual properties (IPs) to Embracer Group. The deal, which values these properties at $300 million, will allow the company to focus on......

Report: South African University to Issue Blockchain-Based Certificates to Graduating Students

A South African university has said starting this year it will issue blockchain-based certificates to students graduating from the learning institution. University administrators argued that a blockchain-based certification system will help prevent fraud and end the production of fake documents. QR......