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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...

Etherscan acquires Solscan to expand blockchain data services

Solscan.io, a prominent block explorer for the Solana ecosystem has joined Etherscan, a block explorer and analytics platform for decentralised smart contracts platform, Ethereum.

Etherscan noted that the merger continues its ongoing efforts to improve the accessibility of blockchain...

PEZ partners with Quidd to launch historic NFT collection

In a pioneering collaboration that merges the classic charm of PEZ with cutting-edge technology, the iconic candy company has partnered with Quidd, the leading digital collectibles and NFT marketplace.

Together, they are set to release PEZ's first-ever Non-Fungible Token (NFT)...

Blockchain Expo: Modernising banking with blockchain and DLTs

Sabih Behzad, Head of Digital Assets and Currencies Transformation at Deutsche Bank, shared his views on blockchain and DLT innovation during a session at this year’s Blockchain Expo Global.

Behzad shed light on the complexities that traditional banks face, particularly in terms of...

Circularise secures SAFE investment from SEKISUI CHEMICAL

Circularise, a blockchain platform for supply chain transparency and traceability, has formed a Simple Agreement for Future Equity (SAFE) with SEKISUI CHEMICAL, a specialist in the plastics manufacturing industry.

This strategic alliance, which involves an investment in Circularise by...

Coincover and Utila team up to enhance crypto asset management

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Coincover, a blockchain protection company, has joined forces with Utila, a cutting-edge enterprise-grade crypto operations platform.

This strategic partnership brings together Coincover’s protection solutions and Utila’s secure, non-custodial wallet infrastructure.

The...

Australian stock exchange abandons blockchain revamp

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Australia’s primary securities exchange, ASX, has ditched its plans to embrace blockchain and signed an agreement with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) to provide a next generation clearing and settlement platform to service the Australian market.

ASX will implement TCS’ flagship...

Gillmore Centre for Financial Technology launches Crypto Dashboard

The Crypto Dashboard, created by the Gillmore Centre for Financial Technology at Warwick Business School, has been launched today to revolutionise monitoring capabilities for various cryptocurrency assets, providing users with enhanced real-time insights and advanced analytics.

The...

GSBN partners with ZAN to harness Web3 to tokenise eBLs

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Global Shipping Business Network (GSBN), a not-for-profit consortium enabling efficient, paperless and sustainable growth in global trade with its data infrastructure and ecosystem of partners, has partnered with ZAN to explore technical innovations for tokenising the electronic Bill of Lading...