Technological developments emerging from blockchain and decentralized systems.
Apple to allow in-app purchase of NFTs, subject to 30% tax rate
Apple users will be able to trade NFTs directly from the app, using an in-app purchase feature that allows for minting, listing, and transferring NFTs.
On-chain data reveals Binance US, Bittrex also targeted by API attack used on FTX
A new attack vector led by low spot volume on crypto exchanges has been identified by X-explore and WuBlockchain
What’s behind LUKSO’s 56% pump over the past week?
A strong peformance from LUKSO has been driven by rumors of its mainnet launch nearing.
Chinese streaming platform implements smart contracts to handle copyright issues
China-based streaming platform iQIYI will use the Ethereum-based smart contract ERC-3475, developed by DeBond protocol.
Algorand CTO responds to criticisms of centralization and permissioned nature of blockchain
John Woods, CTO of Algorand has accepted "It's vital to be able to consider and accept critical views!" while denying that the chain is either centralized or permissioned
Aptos engineer – first 24 hours blockchain performance indicates chain “isn’t even breaking a sweat”
Founding Engineer of Aptos, Josh Lind, has presented a full breakdown of network highlights for the launch of the Aptos Blockchain stating "We’re excited for more users to take advantage of Aptos"
Op-ed: How revolutionary new Circle update allows cross-chain swaps and NFTs without bridged assets
USDC may be centralized but its new composability opens up a world of possibilities across crypto and may be a fair trade off for an interoperable web3
USDC, Axelar’s new protocol has bridge-free cross-chain swaps; does away with bridged tokens
Cross-chain swaps can now be routed through USDC and transferred via CCTP to a new chain without the need for a traditional web3 bridge
L2 solution makes Cardano, Algorand network interoperable
Mikomedia is a blockchain interoperability provider which focuses on giving EVM capabilities to smart networks like Cardano, which are originally non-EVM.
Israel moves to avail government bonds via blockchain
Israel will look to reduce costs and shorten the duration of issuance and clearing of government bonds using blockchain technology.
Jack Dorsey introduces AT Protocol for federated social applications
Bluesky has invited Beta testers to join the waitlist, as it prepares for the full launch of the decentralized social app.
Roofstock sells first on-chain house as NFT for $175K
The rental property located at 149 Cottage Lake Way, Columbia was sold by transferring the Home onChain identity to an Ethereum address owned by the house buyer Adam Slipakoff.
FTX-backed Aptos blockchain under fire for low scalability on launch day
Aptos promised to deliver an unparalleled speed of up to 160,000 transactions per second (TPS), but it processed only four on launch day.
Ripple starts testing XRPL sidechain compatible with Ethereum
The sidechain would run 1000 transactions per second (TPS) and it would be compatible with Ethereum applications like Metamask, Remix, and Truffle.
Arbitrium’s Offchain Labs acquires leading Ethereum client
Offchain Labs said the move to onboard Prysmatic Labs finds root in their shared commitment to scale Ethereum.
Defiolio: Future-proof your blockchain assets
Defiolio, a premium decentralized finance tracker aggregating all DeFi projects into a centralized location for you to view, manage and discover.
Despite Tornado Cash fiasco, Bitcoin SV launches ‘Blacklist Manager’ tool
Following Tornado Cash sanctions, censorship has become a hot button topic of late. But Bitcoin SV launches a new tool enabling miners to freeze tokens.