Ordinals Explorer Ord.io Nets $2M in Pre-Seed Round to Pioneer Next-Gen Bitcoin Services

On Wednesday, Ord.io, the Ordinals explorer, announced a $2 million pre-seed funding achievement to pioneer the expansion of Runes. Leonidas, the founder of Ord.io, stated that the startup is strategically positioning itself to “serve the next generation of bitcoiners.” Ordinals Explorer Ord.io Receives $2M Boost In 2024, a significant number of startups connected to the […]

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Bitcoin Technical Analysis: Key Indicators Signal Bearish Outlook

As bitcoin’s price action shows signs of continued bearishness, the digital currency’s trading volume and market capitalization suggest a volatile but keenly watched market. Bitcoin Bitcoin’s (BTC) current trading price of $62,891 to $63,075 per unit underscores a market grappling with uncertainty, reflected in an intraday trading range between $61,773 and $64,414 over the last […]

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Study: Three-Quarters of Defi’s Total Value Locked Earn 5% APY in Low-Risk Contracts

In the first quarter of 2024, approximately $43.8 billion, or 76% of the decentralized finance yield market, earned an annual percentage yield (APY) of about 5% in very low-risk contracts. Staking played a crucial role in the resurgence of decentralized finance, bolstered by the Ethereum network’s transition to a Proof-of-Stake model. The bridging sector experienced […]

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TRON DAO at Harvard Blockchain Conference and New TRON Builder Tour Stop

PRESS RELEASE. Geneva, Switzerland, April 17, 2024 – The Harvard Blockchain Conference, a premier gathering hosted by the Harvard Blockchain Club, showcased the TRON DAO as a Platinum Sponsor, the highest tier for the Harvard Blockchain Conference. The official conference saw a packed crowd of attendees featuring a variety of students, thought leaders, and blockchain […]

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Australian Regulator Says Crypto Is a Debenture That Requires Regulation

The chairman of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has said his organization views cryptocurrency as a debenture hence it falls under regulatory purview. The ASIC chairman also argued that many cryptocurrency investors are unaware of what they are getting into. Crypto Falls Under the ASIC Regulatory Oversight Joe Longo, chairman of the Australian […]

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More Than 250 Zambian Students Attend Hackathon; Over 100 Earn Smart Contract Development Certification

More than 250 Zambian university students recently participated in an online boot camp and hackathon which saw over 100 earning certification in smart contract development. The students who complete their minimum viable products (MVPs) can apply for grants ranging from $1,000 to $25,000. Students Trained in Decentralized Application Development More than 250 students from St. […]

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Bitmain Sets Release for L9 Miner, Promising ‘Unchallenged’ Efficiency in Scrypt Mining

According to the application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) mining rig manufacturer Bitmain, the firm is gearing up to introduce its latest Scrypt miner. The L9, which boasts a hashrate of up to 16,200 megahash per second (MH/s) and energy efficiency of 0.21 joules per megahash (J/M) mines litecoin, dogecoin, and digibyte. Bitmain Set to Launch L9 […]

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Telegram’s Founder Advocates for Crypto-Inspired Hardware to Boost Secure Communications

Pavel Durov, the founder of Telegram, has proposed creating crypto-inspired hardware to enhance secure communication and protect privacy, a vision spurred by his unsettling experiences with governments, including attempts by the FBI to interrogate him and coerce a Telegram engineer into embedding backdoors in the app. These experiences have led Durov to explore technological solutions […]

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Stepn Partners With Adidas to Issue Genesis Sneakers NFTs

Stepn, a lifestyle and move-to-earn application, partnered with Germany-based apparel company Adidas to issue the Genesis Sneakers NFT collection. The collection, which marks the start of a one-year collaboration between these organizations, comprises 1,000 NFTs inspired by Adidas’ “most iconic” running silhouettes and cobranded by the two companies. Stepn Teams With Adidas to Issue Co-Branded […]

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South Korean Won Overtakes US Dollar as Top Currency in Global Crypto Trading for Q1 2024

In the first quarter of 2024, the South Korean Won surpassed the US dollar as the leading currency for global cryptocurrency trades, with a cumulative trade volume of $456 billion according to research firm Kaiko, reflecting a growing speculative interest in risky crypto assets in South Korea. The increase in Korean won-denominated trades has been […]

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