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Quant makes blockchain free to all businesses with new pricing plans

Quant, a specialist in blockchain for finance, has launched new pricing plans and functionality aimed at enterprise IT users and developers tasked by their business lines with implementing blockchain technology as part of their organisation’s wider digital asset strategy.

The...

MetaMinds Group partners with NFTrends

MetaMinds Group, a ‘metaverse as a service’ company providing end-to-end infrastructure and metaverse-ready solutions to luxury and lifestyle brands, has partnered with NFTrends (Numeraire Future Trends), the provider of solutions for authentication, ownership and provenance tracking,...

DePIN project Chirp launches testnet to power decentralised IoT

Chirp Network, a new decentralised physical Infrastructure network (DePIN), is today announcing the launch of its testnet on the Sui blockchain as it unveils a revolutionary IoT network with capabilities far outreaching other decentralised telecommunications protocols, including...

Animoca Brands and Blockpass forge partnership for a secure Web3

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Blockpass, a provider of compliant identity verification solutions for the Web3 space, and Animoca Brands, a company advancing digital property rights for gaming and the open metaverse, have teamed up to build a safer and more compliant Web3 environment.

This collaboration will...

Crypto Rogue Games closes $1.5m seed round

Crypto Rogue Games has successfully closed its $1.5m funding round, including game-focused VCs such as Merit Circle and Avalanche, which strongly believes in the studio’s approach to pioneering the future of gaming with the help of web3 technology.

The investment round will help...

Goldman Sachs, BNY Mellon take part in Canton Network pilot

Goldman Sachs and BNY Mellon were among the participants in a pilot for Digital Asset’s Canton Network, which has been deemed a success in regard to tokenised assets and enterprise blockchain.

A total of 155 participants, across 45 major organisations, demonstrated settlement across...

TapNation and Immutable partner for Web3 gaming expansion

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French mobile gaming publishing company TapNation has partnered with Immutable, a developer platform for building & scaling web3 games on Ethereum.

TapNation’s strategic alliance with Immutable will see the French publisher leverage Immutable’s scaling solution for games that...

Financial sector has experienced rapid growth in cryptojacking

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Cybersecurity firm SonicWall has released the 2024 SonicWall Annual Cyber Threat Report, which exposes all types of cyber behaviours and trends from digital adversaries to help partners build data-driven solutions to keep customers safe.

2023 proved to be a year of volatile, adaptive...

Family-run gin distillery uses blockchain for water clarity

An artisan, family-run gin distillery near Keith, Moray, Roehill Springs, is using blockchain technology – essentially a digital ledger – to be completely clear about the amount, quality, and provenance of the water used in the creation of its award-winning spirits.

Roehill...

Panini offers WWE digital assets on its blockchain platform

The Superstars of WWE are joining Panini Blockchain with the release of Blockchain Donruss Elite WWE. The product introduces the Panini digital card debuts of WWE Superstars, including John Cena, 'Stone Cold' Steve Austin, Roman Reigns, Finn Bálor, Damian Priest, Rhea Ripley and Lyra...

Immutable launches zkEVM Mainnet to improve gaming

Blockchain gaming specialist Immutable has launched its Immutable zkEVM Mainnet, powered by Polygon.

This advancement in blockchain gaming technology is set to expand capabilities within the gaming industry, unlocking new revenue streams for game studios and providing players with...

George Osborne joins Coinbase in advisory role

Former UK chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne has joined US crypto provider Coinbase as part of the firm’s global advisory council.

The advisory council is aimed at informing Coinbase’s global strategy. Recent licenses have been secured in France, Singapore, Spain, and...

BT Group chooses Optiva for next-generation app server upgrade

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Fixed and mobile telecommunications provider, BT Group, has extended its strategic partnership with Optiva to develop and monetize new B2B, B2C and B2B2X services.

Optiva’s application server, a key component of the Optiva Charging Engine, will be upgraded to a next-generation,...

Researchers propose a Web 3.0 streaming architecture and marketplace

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Web 3.0 is a blockchain technology-based internet paradigm that is transparent and decentralised. But, Web 3.0 streaming services require modifications to the existing service structure due to certain technical issues.

Now, researchers from Incheon National University have proposed...

The biggest crypto surprises of 2023

It comes as no surprise that crypto continues to be a huge story in the world of finance in 2023 as the space continues to grow and expand. As with ever year before, there have been a number of big surprises for investors, experts, and enthusiasts alike. As different coins continue to expand to...

Crypto wallet downloads dropped by 26% to 100.9 million in 2023

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Although 2023 was a fantastic year for cryptocurrencies, with all the largest cryptos seeing double and triple-digit growth, the global interest in apps allowing cryptocurrency storage dropped.

According to data presented by Stocklytics.com, crypto wallets saw 100.9 million downloads...

Fox Corporation taps Polygon PoS to tackle deepfakes

Fox Corporation has publicly released a beta version of Verify, an open source protocol meant to establish the history and origin of registered media, and built on Polygon PoS.

On Verify, publishers can register content in order to prove origination. Individual pieces of content are...