Living longer lives in the world of Web3

Expected to reach a market size of $128 billion by 2028, the longevity sector is no longer something that those outside the medical world can ignore. In the next few years, life-extending technologies and treatments for aging-related diseases will reach human trials. There is an exciting wave of development happening in research labs and technology centers across the globe, with more and more early adopters embarking on their longevity journeys. As I’ve remarked in my earlier article, the crypto community would do well to learn more and engage in the…

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…

web3 on the platform of your choice — a closer look at Coinbase Wallet’s multi-platform approach | by Coinbase | Jun, 2022

Tl;dr: The replatforming of Coinbase Wallet’s mobile app reflects our commitment to improving access to web3. In this blog, we discuss why the transition to React Native marks a critical turning point for both our users and our technical teams. By Chintan Turakhia, Director of Coinbase Wallet Engineering, and Dan Coffman, Coinbase Wallet React Native Lead gm This week, we announced the debut of Coinbase Wallet’s new mobile iOS and Android apps built using React Native. This launch marks a critical inflection point for Coinbase Wallet and its users, and…

Coinbase Global redesigns mobile app to make web3 more accessible to users (NASDAQ:COIN)

Leon Neal/Getty Images News Coinbase Global (NASDAQ:COIN) said Wednesday it has redesigned its mobile app to include a new decentralized application (“dapp”) browser allowing its users to more easily search for decentralized finance (“DeFi”) protocols as well as non-fungible tokens. The updated mobile app, which aims to funnel users to the web3 ecosystem, is starting to roll out on Wednesday with more users gaining access in the coming weeks, the crypto exchange said in a release. Specifically, on the browsers’ home screen, there’s a list of suggested ethereum (ETH-USD) dapps…

Sequoia Capital Launches Two New Funds to Expand Web3 Investment

Global venture capital and growth investor Sequoia Capital has announced the launch of two new funds – a $2 billion early-stage venture, and growth product for India as well as an $850 million dedicated one for Southeast Asia. The focus will also be on the Web3 ecosystem. Sequoia has ambitious plans for the region and aims to “double down.” It currently operates several programs, including Surge and Spark. While the former supports very early-stage firms, the latter offers fellowship to female founders other than venture and growth investments. The official…

Why web3 companies get hacked so often, according to crypto VC Grace Isford – TechCrunch

On the Chain Reaction podcast this week, Lux Capital’s newest investor, Grace Isford, joined us to talk about the opaque but crucial world of web3 infrastructure. At Lux, Isford invests in the companies working behind the scenes to make sure crypto exchanges are secure and reliable enough to avoid being hacked. Before joining Lux this February, Isford was an investor at Canvas Ventures focused on enterprise software and fintech. A data infrastructure investment she worked on at Canvas revealed to her the opportunity in the web3 space for companies to “share…

Why Web3 represents a new frontier for personal data ownership

We are excited to bring Transform 2022 back in-person July 19 and virtually July 20 – 28. Join AI and data leaders for insightful talks and exciting networking opportunities. Register today! The idea of handing over personal data and access to our browsing habits to be able to access online services is something to which we’ve become so accustomed, we don’t even question it anymore. However, the dawn of Web3 is introducing a new paradigm of data ownership, one where we own our personal data and can determine who accesses…

New Web3 based social media platform aims to give women and transgenders a safe space- Technology News, Firstpost

FP StaffMay 27, 2022 16:04:40 IST One of the harshest realities of social media is the hostility that women face on any given platform. From incessant trolling to rape and death threats for speaking out, to unsolicited messages and dick picks –  the list goes on and on. Well, one tech company is looking to change the dynamics of how a traditional Web2 based social media platform like Facebook or Instagram functions. ‘Coto’ or ‘Coming Together’ is the latest offering from Eve World, a Web3 women-only social community platform that seeks…

Exclusive: Meesho to look at metaverse, web3, other blockchain use cases for e-commerce sellers, buyers

Technology for MSMEs: After Amazon and Flipkart, e-commerce company Meesho may soon embrace blockchain-based use cases to improve the digital experience of buyers and sellers on its platform. E-commerce is arguably the next frontier in redefining online sale and purchase of goods through blockchain-based metaverse, web3, non-fungible tokens (NFTs), and other use cases. Hence, digital-native platforms are seemingly keen to explore blockchain which is considered to be the holy grail of trust and security. “I do see a lot of promise here for buyers and sellers on Meesho interacting in…