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,…

Famed Whistleblower Edward Snowden Reveals He Took Part in the Zcash Launch Ceremony – Altcoins Bitcoin News

Edward Snowden, the well-known whistleblower and former computer intelligence consultant who exposed the Five Eyes Intelligence Alliance, has revealed he took part in the Zcash creation ceremony. Snowden says that during the creation ceremony he “participated” and leveraged the “pseudonym John Dobbertin.” Snowden Played the Role of ‘John Dobbertin’ During the Zcash Launch A recent video published by Zcash Media explains that Edward Snowden was one of the six people who helped launch Zcash on October 23, 2016. According to the video, the six individuals did not know who the…

KuCoin-backed companies launch $100M Web3 developer fund

Crypto exchange KuCoin’s venture capital arm and nonfungible token (NFT) marketplace have launched a $100 million “Creators Fund” to help bootstrap early-stage NFT projects at the intersection of art, sports and GameFi. KuCoin Ventures and the Windvane NFT marketplace have created the fund to help artists and creators showcase their work and scale their business to wider audiences, the companies announced Tuesday. The fund’s mandate is to support promising NFT projects that are contributing to the development of Web3, which refers to the next iteration of the internet powered by…

Indicators flash bullish on COTI ahead of its mainnet and Djed stablecoin launch

Development never stops in the fast-paced and competitive crypto sector and COTI is one project that is flashing some bullish signs.  VORTECS™ charts from Cointelegraph Markets Pro show that COTI, an enterprise-grade financial technology platform focused on decentralized payments and digitization for any form of currency, could be on the verge of a breakout. The indicator began to detect a bullish outlook for COTI after the metric hit a high of 89 on April 13. VORTECS™ Score (green) vs. COTI price. Source: Cointelegraph Markets Pro Three reasons for the improving outlook for…