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When we hear about revolutionization, we may think of public policy, trade agreements, immigration, and big business. But oftentimes, the connectivity of the world isn’t happening in board rooms – but in virtual environments accessed from across the world. Now, the world is seeing a gaming model known as Play-to-Earn, specifically in the blockchain universe.…
NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens) are brought to the world by the blockchain. They are similar to cryptocurrencies, but NFTs are different. Unlike cryptocurrencies, NFTs are unique tokens. They display ownership, source and history on a permanent, transparent, decentralized, secure and open-source database. NFTs are disrupting or on the verge of disrupting numerous fields. To name but…
Waggle Network, a cross-chain protocol that unlocks liquidity for post-IDO tokens, has announced a $3 million seed raise by leading investors including (but not limited to) GBV, SVC, Genesis Block Capital, Basics Capital, Bixin Ventures, NGC, AU21, Gate.io labs, MEXC, HG Ventures and Spark Digital. Waggle has also announced the addition of strategic partners such…
In 2019, merchant processor Fortress Payment Technologies announced that it would no longer be able to accept Visa payments for cannabidiol (CBD) related products. The announcement only gave merchants eight hours’ notice of the change, this is just one example of the many financial hurdles that the cannabis industry has faced when trying to process…
As the race for the foremost blockchain solution heats, more crypto projects continue to throw their hats into the ring. The efforts of some blockchain projects cannot be overemphasized. Bitcoin’s influence on the market has facilitated the unparalleled exponential growth that the crypto industry has enjoyed over the last decade. This growth is despite the…
Cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology have continued their rapid expansion throughout 2021. These assets and their underlying technology seem to have countless use cases and applications for the benefit of its users. Online gaming has benefited from the rise of this new asset class. Funtoken.io, an online gaming platform leveraging the power of blockchain technology to…
Nine Chronicles, a massive multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) backed by South Korean blockchain company Planetarium and video game juggernaut Ubisoft is off to a flying start after launching Arena Season 0 on September 8th. The inaugural season, called Yggdrasil: The Alpha Season, will run until approximately October 6th, (ending once block number 2,463,999 has…
The legacy education system is plagued with problems that must be addressed. In the United States alone, there are 81.5 million students enrolled in the public education system. The US government spends $680 billion annually, over 7% of its GDP on education. This equates to more money per student than in most other countries, and…
The centralized metaverse is a term used to describe the dominant model of virtual worlds that was developed by companies like Linden Lab. The centralized metaverse has been around for over 20 years and has become a big part of people’s lives. In the early days of the Internet, there were many different ways to…
Despite the popularity of the Ethereum blockchain, several developers believe the blockchain network is slowly becoming outdated as more and more projects shift their bases to alternative blockchain networks. What caused this gradual shift was Ethereum’s slow transaction rate and high gas fees. The slow transactions and high gas fees of the Ethereum Network were…