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Day: May 20, 2022

What Is a ‘Semi-Fungible’ Crypto Token?

Fungibility has been a consistent theme of 2021, following the meteoric rise of NFTs. But what’s the deal with “semi-fungible” tokens and how do they work? The interest surrounding non-fungible tokens (NFTs) reached astounding levels in the first half of this year. Data from NonFungible showed NFT sales surged to over $2.4 billion in the first quarter – 20 times more than the …

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Magic Eden Tops OpenSea in Daily Trading Volume as Solana NFTs Heat Up

The Solana-based marketplace has seen far more transactions than its Ethereum counterpart in the last 24 hours. The Solana non-fungible token (NFT) market is beginning to find its stride, with daily transactions on the ecosystem’s leading marketplace, Magic Eden, now topping OpenSea, its Ethereum blockchain counterpart. According to weekly data from DappRadar, Magic Eden has seen roughly …

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Central bankers bellow Bitcoin on El Salvador’s Bitcoin Beach

On day three of El Salvador’s financial inclusion and funding for SMEs conference, Bitcoin has stolen the show. The orange pilling adventure in El Salvador continues. In a video that beggars belief, 44 central bankers and financial delegates from emerging markets around the world shout “Bitcoin!” while posing for a photo in El Zonte, El …

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BITCOIN EDUCATION IS LAUNCHING FOR 40 HIGH SCHOOLS IN ARGENTINA

The Schools and Bitcoin Project in Argentina seeks to educate high school students on the importance of Bitcoin starting with 4,000 students across 40 schools. High school Bitcoin education is launching in Argentina with the Schools and Bitcoin Project. The program will begin with 40 schools with almost 4,000 students expected to participate. Argentina has …

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The Ukraine war has upended the energy transition — and it’s not good news for the planet

KEY POINTS Six months from the end of the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, Scotland, the global energy picture has changed dramatically. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has put a planned energy transition at a crossroads. The upshot facing policymakers is that the shift away from fossil fuels is vital to avoid a cataclysmic climate scenario. …

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Ethereum Merge Might Happen in August as Testing Enters Final Round

Speaking at the Permissionless 2022 Conference in Florida, the U.S., Ethereum Researcher Justin Drake disclosed that the merge of Ethereum (ETH) might happen in August. Market insight provider Bankless pointed out. He noted: “Strong desire to make this happen before difficulty bomb in August. Stars are aligned.” Meanwhile, Ethereum core developer Preston Van Loon shared similar …

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Vietnam Launches Blockchain Association to Conduct Research and Suggest Regulations

A newly established blockchain association aims to help Vietnam promote its digital economy and position the country on the world’s technology map. The organization looks to unite Vietnam’s experts in the field and seek cooperation with blockchain communities around the globe for the research and development of blockchain solutions. Vietnam to Expand Implementation of Blockchain

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Legalizing Crypto Payments Will Happen “Sooner or Later”: Russia Trade Minister

Within months, the sentiments to ban cryptocurrencies in Russia have changed dramatically, and at present, key government officials are the ones advocating for ways to incorporate the nascent asset class into the system. In a recent revelation, Russia’s Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov said the move to legalize cryptocurrencies as a means of payment in the …

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