Xiroverse To Launch Its Web3 Gaming Application ‘Xiro App’ In Q4 2022

The London-based Web3 and Metaverse-focused tech start-up with global ambitions transform any smartphone into a Web3 gaming platform by providing seamless access to the Metaverse. With over 250K signups for its gaming app waitlist, Xiroverse announced the launch of the Xiro app, a ‘Proof of Game’ protocol-based lifestyle application. The app allows users to reform their mobile phones into a powerful Web3 and Metaverse gaming platform with SocialFi & GameFi features. What is being described as “ground-breaking” by experts in the industry, the Xiro App is currently in closed testing…

Coinbase Partners with Chainlink Labs to Launch NFT Floor Price Service

Blockchain infrastructure protocol Coinbase Cloud and decentralized oracle network Chainlink Labs have teamed up to launch an NFT floor price feed service. The partnership will introduce the NFT lowest pricing source in the Coinbase cloud service, allowing developers to access real-time NFT prices to build applications such as NFT lending marketplaces, such as NFT indices. The floor price of NFT represents the lowest purchase price of NFTs in a collection. Its feed service utilizes Coinbase Cloud’s NFT pricing algorithm to scan every NFT transaction in major market collections, estimate the current…

Jump-Backed Wormhole, Pyth Launch on Aptos Blockchain

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Team Behind Ethereum’s PoW Fork Aims to Launch Network 24 Hours After The Merge – Altcoins Bitcoin News

While The Merge is expected to take place in less than two days, the Ethereum proof-of-work (PoW) fork is scheduled to go live 24 hours after the transition, according to ETHW developers. On August 8, 2022, ETHW exchanged hands for $141 per unit and today the crypto asset is down 73% lower in USD value. ETHW Mainnet to Launch 24 Hours After The Merge After Ethereum’s Merge takes place and the blockchain transitions to proof-of-stake (PoS), a new forked token will be born called Ethereumpow (ETHW). On September 12, 2022,…

The Sandbox Partners With Time Magazine to Launch the “Time Square” on the Metaverse

The popular blockchain gaming company, The Sandbox, has joined forces with TIMEpieces, the NFT arm of TIME Magazine. According to the announcement, the partnership’s goal is to reimagine Times Square, the iconic New York City landmark, as a virtual hub for commerce and art in the Metaverse. To consolidate this collaboration, TIME acquired land in The Sandbox. This newly acquired land will house the virtual TIME Square landmark and serve as the platform’s space for virtual experiences as TIMEPieces holders would be able to attend exclusive meetings on the land.…

Solana to Launch New WEB3 Mobile Phone Project

Solana has announced the launch of its new Saga mobile phone that it is developing in collaboration with Osom. This was revealed on June 23 in an announcement made in New York City. The phone is a modified version of the Osom OV1 that was developed by a team of former engineers at Essential. Solana has already started the process of booking preorders for the new device, which is listed at $1000.  Shipping for the new phone is expected to start in the first quarter of 2023. To preorder the…

FTX US to launch stock trading against stablecoins

Major cryptocurrency exchange FTX is moving into equity trading, with its United States-based subsidiary FTX US launching a stock trading platform. West Realm Shires Services, the owner and operator of FTX US, announced on May 19 the upcoming launch of FTX Stocks, a stock trading service offered directly through the FTX US trading app. The new stock trading platform will feature trading and investing in hundreds of U.S. exchange-listed shares, including common stocks and exchange-traded funds. According to the announcement, FTX Stocks will be the first platform to ever allow…

Robinhood to launch a Web3 wallet, LimeWire inks deal with Universal and more

Popular trading platform Robinhood is creating a noncustodial crypto wallet that will be compatible with multiple blockchains. The wallet will be a standalone application with the ability to store nonfungible tokens (NFTs) and connect to NFT marketplaces. A promo video released for the wallet shows a demonstration using Ethereum-based NFTs. Trade and swap crypto with no network fees. A web3 wallet from us. Get early access: https://t.co/qonXj80BEB pic.twitter.com/qLjByPA4ty — Robinhood (@RobinhoodApp) May 17, 2022 The app is a significant step for the company in providing crypto services. Prior to January…

Theta Labs to help Sony launch 3D NFTs compatible with Spatial Reality Display

Japanese conglomerate Sony Electronics collaborates with blockchain video delivery network Theta Labs to launch nonfungible tokens (NFTs) that can be viewed in mixed reality through Sony’s Spatial Reality Display, a monitor that lets people perceive things in 3D without using traditional 3D accessories.  The Spatial Reality Display tracks eye movement and adjusts the display as the viewer moves, giving users a 3D viewing experience. With this, Mitch Liu, co-founder and CEO of Theta Labs believes that NFTs and metaverses now have a “huge potential” for 3D visualization. Liu also noted…

Meta to launch metaverse hardware store, Elon Musk buys Twitter for $44B, and ApeCoin pumps to new highs: Hodler’s Digest, April 24-30

Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Elon Musk buys Twitter for $44B — crypto industry reacts Eccentric billionaire Elon Musk bought Twitter for around $44 billion this week, or $54.20 per share in cash. After the deal was accepted, Musk said he hoped that “even my worst critics remain on Twitter,…