• Refinable Authenticates Fine Jewelry Sale on Sotheby’s

    PRESS RELEASE. HONG KONG – 10th October 2021 – Refinable, a leading decentralized NFT marketplace, is taking a step forward in realizing advanced use cases for NFT applications. In a keystone partnership with high-end jewelry maker NALAS, and the support of Sotheby’s, Refinable will be the first marketplace to provide item authentication with NFTs for […]

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  • BTC’s Price Rise Gives 5-Year-Old Mining Rigs New Life — Bitcoin Hashrate Jumps Close to 20% Since Last Week

    As bitcoin’s value has increased, the global hashrate has been steadily climbing higher week after week. On Sunday, the hashrate dedicated to the Bitcoin network is hovering just above the 155 exahash (EH/s) handle and bitcoin’s price has made a great number of mining rigs more profitable. Older generation mining rigs like Bitmain’s Antminer S9 […]

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  • Sri Lanka’s E-commerce Platform Kapruka to Introduce Crypto Payments

    Sri Lanka’s leading online retailer, Kapruka, has unveiled plans to introduce support for cryptocurrency payments. The news comes as the South Asian country intensifies efforts to adopt legislation tailored to regulate its blockchain space and attract investments from the crypto industry. Kapruka to Launch Cryptocurrency Payments Within Weeks Kapruka (Kapruka.com), a major e-commerce platform in […]

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  • Beltracchi’s ‘Salvator Mundi’ — Notorious Art Forger Banned from Selling at Galleries Steps Into the NFT Game

    While the world of non-fungible token (NFT) assets continues to swell, the notorious artist and art forger Wolfgang Beltracchi has joined the NFT industry with a collection of NFTs called “The Greats.” Beltracchi is well known for admitting that he forged hundreds of paintings and sold the artworks in the name of the original famed […]

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  • Cross-Chain Bridge Value Increases by 89% in Less Than a Month Surpassing $14 Billion TVL

    23 days ago on September 16, cross-chain bridges held around $7.79 billion total value locked (TVL) and since then the TVL has increased 89% since then to $14.75 billion. Currently, the top bridges include network connections like Polygon Bridges with $4.5 billion, Fantom Anyswap Bridge with $4.1 billion, and the Avalanche Bridge with $3.2 billion. […]

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  • B2BinPay: How to Find a Reliable Provider of Bitcoin Payments

    PRESS RELEASE. Bitcoin is not just the first cryptocurrency to have come onto the scene – the role of this asset has substantially increased in recent years. Giant corporations like Tesla and Xiaomi have added BTC to the list of payment options, while El Salvador has made Bitcoin a legal tender within the country. According […]

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  • Nigeria Central Bank Governor Says CBDC Launch Just ‘a Couple of Days’ Away

    The governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, has confirmed the country’s upcoming digital currency will be launched “in a couple of days from now.” According to the governor, the digital currency which is also known as the e-naira will be the first of its kind in Africa. Nigeria to Launch CBDC […]

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  • Talent Giant Creative Artists Agency Inks Deal With Pseudonymous NFT Whale 0xb1

    On October 8, the leading California-based talent agency Creative Artists Agency announced it has inked a deal with the infamous non-fungible token (NFT) asset collector known as “0xb1.” The influential talent agency aims to help the pseudonymous 0xb1 monetize the vast NFT collection and bolster “blue-chip brands looking to enter the NFT space.” 0xb1 Partners […]

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  • Court Ruling Threatens 17 Crypto Exchanges in Russia

    Another batch of Russian online crypto exchanges in Russia face closure following a recent decision by a regional court. Information published on their websites has been deemed illegal meaning the country’s telecom watchdog can block access to their platforms. Roskomnadzor May Take Down Blacklisted Crypto Exchanges A number of websites providing options to exchange, cash […]

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  • Start-up Raises $2 Million to Pioneer Cryptocurrency Usage in Francophone Africa

    A Cameroonian fintech start-up, Ejara, has raised $2 million to pioneer the usage of crypto and investment services in French-speaking African countries. Coinshares Ventures and Anthemis Group led the funding round in which they were joined by Mercy Corps Ventures, Lateral Capital, Lofty Inc Capital, and Netx Fund. Using Crypto to Protect Savings in Francophone […]

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