The latest Bitcoin, DeFi, NFTs and web3 news from CryptoSlate.
Bakkt president Adam White announces his departure from the platform
Adam White, the president, and founding executive of Bakkt, will be leaving the organization after three years of service.
Nearly 50% of the blockchain industry’s usage comes from games
With more than 1.4 million Unique Active Wallets (UAW) connecting daily to blockchain games, they surpassed DeFi and became the industry’s leading category this year, according to the BGA Blockchain Game Report 2021, recently published by DappRadar.
Looking into the NFT crystal ball of 2022
Heading into the new year, what’s next for NFTs? Here are my predictions as someone who has been in this space before the zeitgeist happened.
Footprint Analytics: Guide to Moonriver (MOVR)
Moonriver is the canary network of Moonbeam developed by the PureStake team.
Reformed maxi Erik Vorhees joins the burning debate spurred by Jack Dorsey’s Web3 rant
Jack Dorsey’s recent comments surrounding the concept of Web 3 stirred up a fiery discussion among the crypto community on Twitter–bringing out all shades of tribalism, maximalism, and cypherpunk righteousness.
Facebook’s Meta plans on exploring NFTs and DAOs in 2022
Facebook’s parent company Meta is reportedly looking to achieve “deep compatibility” with blockchain technology, a New York Times report revealed this week.
Survey shows 44% of student loan borrowers plan to invest in crypto or NFTs
During the student loan freeze in the US, only 12% of borrowers continued with payments, but what is the rest doing with the extra cash?
Binance announces implementing a new auto-burn procedure for Binance Coin (BNB)
Binance said that the new quarterly burns will be automatically adjusted based on the BNB price and the level of activity on the BSC blockchain.
Coinbase CEO sued over allegedly stealing a blockchain startup’s work
CEO of Coinbase crypto exchange Brian Armstrong has been served with a lawsuit accusing him of stealing the work of a startup called Knowledgr.
The Dogecoin Foundation reveals big plans for $DOGE in 2022
Dogecoin is set to focus on utility with the development of new projects as detailed in its "trailmap."
Ripple CEO blasts the SEC on one-year anniversary of lawsuit
Despite the initial damage caused by the lawsuit, Brad Garlinghouse says 2021 was Ripple's strongest year to date.
Arsenal FC faces regulatory heat in UK over ‘misleading’ fan token promos
The U.K. Advertising Standards Authority has banned two of Arsenal FC's ads for “for taking advantage of consumers’ inexperience in cryptoassets.”
New research affirms the colossal gender gap in the crypto sector
A recent study recorded the genders of the founders of 50 most prominent companies in the crypto space–unearthing an alarming statistic that doesn’t really resonate with crypto’s promise of a more inclusive and fair system.
ArtNet Launches dedicated NFT Platform with ArtNFT: Beginnings Collection
New collection featuring top NFT artists goes live on renowned platform ArtNFT
The crypto industry is poaching talent from Silicon Valley at an alarming rate
Silicon Valley CEOs are looking into ways to keep their executives and engineers away from crypto.