Crypto, blockchain set to take sports industry beyond NFT collectibles

Bitcoin (BTC) has been accredited as the leading blockchain use case, portraying the prowess of the technology in successfully delivering a true and immutable decentralized ledger over the past 13years. Adding to the years of innovations since then – that saw the introduction of non-fungible tokens (NFTs), altcoins, decentralized finance (DeFi), and more, a research…

MetaMask enables users to purchase cryptocurrency via Apple Pay

A famous crypto wallet provider, MetaMask declared Apple Pay integration to its website and app. While Apple doesn’t support cryptocurrency payment directly, MetaMask users will be redirected to Wyre, a crypto exchange that supports the selling and buying of crypto, users will now have the alternative to make the payment via debit or credit card…

Ukraine calls off cryptocurrency airdrop program, rather embraces NFTs plan

The government of Ukraine declared that it cancelled its plan of crypto airdrop for receiving donations towards its war against last week Russian invasion. The authorities have instead said that they will sell non-fungible tokens (NFTs) to generate funds to foster its armed forces. Ukraine’s Vice Prime Minister, Mykhailo Fedorov informed the citizens that the…

Walmart intends to offer crypto and NFTs soon

The retail giant of the United States, Walmart is the latest firm to step into the crypto bandwagon. Based on trademark documents the retail giant field in December 2021 with the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Walmart appears to be set out into the metaverse with schemes to develop its own collection of non-fungible…

IPL teams purportedly introducing fan tokens

Subsequent to soccer clubs worldwide, cricket teams in India are getting prepared to take advantage of the latest internet fad – fan tokens. As per a report, the next edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) could see a surge of fan tokens from teams partaking in the tournament. Fan tokens are a subset of…

Martha Stewart introduces NFT Store, sees NFT as New Canvas

Martha Stewart has introduced a digital boutique for non-fungible tokens (NFTs). While many celebs have now unveiled the NFT collection, Stewart is leading a step ahead by presenting collections for sale. Named ‘FRESH Mint’, Stewart boutique will bring together a collection of NFTs in partnership with renowned artists, designers and photographers. The non-fungible tokens under…

The White House gets ready to regulate crypto trading

As if cracking down of the crypto trade in China wasn’t bad enough news for cryptocurrency investors, now the White House is making an executive order to follow a regulation path, too. Biden administration intends to engage all relevant government entities – from the national security agencies and the financial regulators to the National Science…

Amitabh Bachchan is the latest celeb to join the cryptocurrency bandwagon

Amitabh Bachchan becomes the current celebrity to join the crypto-space. Bachchan, who is now the brand ambassador of the Indian crypto exchange CoinDCX, will be operating to create awareness about crypto, the firm said in a press release. But he is far from the only big celeb, worldwide or in India, to be actively partaking…