Categoría: Blockchain

Funko Partners With Entertainment Giant Paramount to Drop Avatar Legends NFTs

On July 29, the pop-culture consumer products firm, Funko, announced that the company has partnered with the multinational mass media and entertainment corporation Paramount Global. The two corporations plan to introduce a series of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) based on the Avatar......

Saudi Chemicals Producer SABIC Launches Blockchain Pilot Project

A Saudi Arabia-based chemical manufacturer has said its recently launched blockchain pilot is expected to uncover the possibilities of the technologyin supporting end-to-end digital traceability of circular feedstock in customer products.The benefits expected to accrue from using blockchain include......

Video Game Giant Square Enix Plans to Drop a Final Fantasy VII NFT Collection in 2023

According to the non-fungible token (NFT) company Enjin, the firm has inked a deal with the Japanese entertainment conglomerate and leading video game developer Square Enix. The partnership will produce the launch of Final Fantasy VII 25th Anniversary cards and figures......

Dubai Crown Prince Launches Metaverse Strategy — Fivefold Increase in Blockchain and Metaverse Companies Envisioned

A master plan that aims to see the number of Dubais blockchain and metaverse companies grow from the current 1,000 to 5,000 in five years, was recently launched by the kingdoms Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan. Known as the Dubai Metaverse Strategy,......

Vietnam’s Blockchain Industry Faces Shortage of Talent

The booming blockchain sector in Vietnam is having to deal with a serious deficit in specialists, local media revealed. Despite the large number of software engineers in the country, those with blockchain expertise meet less than a fifth of the current......

Funko Plans to Launch Jay and Silent Bob NFT Collection via the Digital Collectibles Platform Droppp

Three months ago, Funko Inc., disclosed that it was entering the non-fungible token (NFT) industry when it announced it acquired a majority ownership stake in the NFT startup Tokenwave. At the time, Funkos CEO Brian Mariotti explained thatFunko Pop digital......

Russian Blockchain Alternative to SWIFT to Prevent Disconnection of Nations, Banks

A Russian university is ready to test its blockchain-based analogue to the global payment messaging network SWIFT, from which Russian banks were cut off as part of Western sanctions. The developers say their system would not allow the disconnecting of countries......

Reporte: Huobi to Start Layoffs That Could ‘Exceed 30%’ — Founder May Sell Stake in Company

According to the Chinese journalist Colin Wu, otherwise known asWu Blockchain,” the cryptocurrency company Huobi may lay off 30% of the firms staff due toa sharp drop in revenue.Furthermore, the reporter claims that Huobis co-founder Leon Li is......

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 “‘weededout 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 currencywould be necessary in the future to ensure Nigeria......