Coinbase’s path to creating a robust and regulated crypto derivatives market

Coinbase is acquiring FairX, a CFTC-regulated derivatives exchange The acquisition is a key stepping stone on Coinbase’s path to offer crypto derivatives to retail and institutional customers in the US This is an important step toward Coinbase ultimately making the derivatives market accessible to our millions of customers through an industry-leading, simplified user experience Coinbase is committed to providing our retail and institutional customers with the most trusted and complete suite of trading tools to access the cryptoeconomy. As crypto matures as an asset class and the world’s most sophisticated investors…

From Bachelor to Crypto Bull: The Matt James Story

TV personality Matt James is used to putting his head, heart and resources on the line, whether it’s on the romantic reality TV show “The Bachelor” or investing in crypto. A self-described risk-taker, James wasn’t afraid to jump into the deep waters of crypto and start investing in bitcoin. Since his first investment, he’s become an all-out Bitcoiner, as he sports the emblematic laser eyes and the all-important #Bitcoin callout in his bio. Author: Solo Ceesay, Spencer Dinwiddie Source link

Checkout.com raises $1bn, places key focus on developing Web3 technologies

Global payments platform Checkout.com is keen on strengthening its position within the Web3 space following a $1bn Series D fundraising round. Dubbed a ‘generation-defining opportunity’ by the payments platform, the popularity of emerging technologies like cryptocurrencies and NFTs have prompted Checkout.com to strengthen its position in the Web3 space. Web3 – a concept focused on decentralisation, tokenised economics and the implementation of blockchain technologies – has become the latest ‘hot topic’ in the internet space thanks to its ability to nurture communities and provide more diverse working structures. Noted for…

Built for Scalability: How the Internet Computer Allows Web3 Dapps to Infinitely Scale | by DFINITY | The Internet Computer Review | Jan, 2022

The Internet Computer makes it possible for decentralized apps and systems to support tens of millions of users. Bitcoin’s success as a decentralized digital currency inspired the adoption of blockchain technology across the world. Over the years, blockchain has proved to have transformative potential, replacing centrally controlled systems with decentralized, community-run alternatives. When Ethereum introduced smart contracts, it helped make possible the creation of a global settlement layer managed and regulated by its own users. The final set piece to enable developers to build out censorship-resistant Web3 experiences completely on-chain…

Panther Partners With ShapeShift to Add Interoperable Privacy to DeFi and Web3 – Press release Bitcoin News

press release PRESS RELEASE. As Panther pushes towards the decentralization of our protocol from Day 1 with LaunchDAO, the first-ever private and decentralized project launch, the team has unveiled a new, exciting partnership. Panther Protocol is partnering with ShapeShift, a household name of the crypto industry. ShapeShift has taken brave steps in the recent past, moving from an exchange aggregator to a complete crypto management platform, as well as announcing its full decentralization. The integration between ShapeShift and Panther will enable the advancement of privacy and data protection for users…

iHeart Takes on Web3 and the Metaverse

Also plans to build a tokenized community for access to events and NFTs By Paul Mclane ⋅ Published: January 12, 2022 (Getty Images) The metaverse doesn’t really exist yet, at least not in its envisioned form; but that isn’t keeping companies from expanding their efforts to play in it. That includes iHeartMedia, which says it wants to build “an easy-to-use ramp to the metaverse and Web3 for the mass market.” iHeart announced an “important next step in extending its presence into Web3 and the metaverse, beginning with plans for the…

Are crypto bros overselling the decentralisation narrative of Web3?

After creating a great deal of noise in the crypto world by auctioning a collection of Amitabh Bachchan NFTs (non-fungible tokens) for Rs 7 crore, Indian blockchain start-up GuardianLink wanted to appeal to global pop culture aficionados. So, the next step was to create an NFT collection of an international celebrity. And it zeroed in on legendary comic book creator Stan Lee for this. But soon after the NFTs of Chakra: The Invincible were launched on GuardianLink in December, similar rip-offs were put up for auction on OpenSea, an…

WPUR Sustainable Power For Cryptocurrency And Web3 To Be

Dallas, Texas, Jan. 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WaterPure International, Inc. (OTC Pink: WPUR) today announced the company’s partnership with Alternet Systems, Inc. (OTC Pink: ALYI) was featured in an ALYI 2022 Strategic Outlook Presentation. ALYI’s partnerships with iQSTEL, and Priority Aviation were also highlighted in ALYI’s presentation. WPUR is working with ALYI to deliver off grid charging solutions for ALYI’s EV program in Africa. ALYI’s dedicated cryptocurrency funding partner, Revolt Token (RVLT) is also working with WPUR to help fund both WPUR’s work with ALYI and the development of…