The latest Bitcoin, DeFi, NFTs and web3 news from CryptoSlate.
How a coastal town on the Portuguese Riviera modeled a coin for the post-pandemic economy
The world is yet to witness the full potential of cryptocurrencies when it comes to changing and modeling socio-economic systems.
How Cronos gained $1 billion+ TVL in a month
Cronos is a new chain whose TVL reached $1.5 billion on December 13th, just one month since its Nov. 8 mainnet beta launch.
Bank of Mexico planning to launch CBDC by 2024
The central bank digital currency that will be launched by the Bank of Mexico will likely be backed by the value of the Mexican peso.
The number of installed Bitcoin ATMs more than doubled in 2021
During this year, crypto made several huge leaps as far as mainstream adoption goes–one of the stats reflecting this fact is the number of Bitcoin ATMs.
Footprint: 3 reasons to buy Bitcoin ETF rather than BTC
A Bitcoin ETF (exchange-traded fund) works in a similar way to an investment fund.
Efinity becomes the winner of Polkadot’s sixth parachain auction
Developed by Enjin, Efinity is poised to offer solutions for the greatest challenges in the NFT space–crippling fees, inflexible smart contracts, and, above all, interoperability.
Nike makes crucial Metaverse move following acquisition of NFT collectibles firm
The sporting goods giant seeks to leverage the Metaverse design expertise of RTFKT to advance its own.
YetAi NFT collection is bringing artificial intelligence (AI) to the Solana blockchain
YetAi claims to be the first NFT project introducing artificial intelligence (AI) to blockchain and Web3.
MicroStrategy has purchased an additional 1,914 bitcoins
With only a day left of the year, MicroStrategy announced the company has purchased another batch of bitcoin.
Research: Yes you can calculate the total supply of ether
In the hot debates in the crypto space, one of the talking points that Bitcoiners love to throw at Ethereans is that it’s difficult, if not impossible, to calculate the exact total supply of ether (ETH) in the market, especially compared to how relatively easy it is to calculate the total supply of bitcoin.
SEBI chief asks Indian mutual funds to avoid investing in crypto offerings
Ajay Tyagi, the chief of SEBI, urged Indian mutual funds to refrain from investing in crypto offerings until the government introduces a proper regulatory law.
Gamers have a new way to mine cryptocurrency with their high-powered PCs
GamerHash combines unused CPU and GPU of gamer devices to mine cryptocurrencies.
Crypto community shows lack of empathy for victims of MetaMask token scam
It's alleged scammers hacked DexTool to convince users they were buying legitimate MetaMask tokens.
ProShares seeks approval from SEC to launch a Metaverse ETF
ProShares Metaverse ETF will track the performance of the Solactive Metaverse Theme Index which includes prominent tech firms such as Apple and Nvidia.
Footprint Analytics: What differentiates Tron from other blockchains?
Tron is one of the world's largest blockchain decentralized application operating systems.