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Helium migrates its blockchain to Solana following T-Mobile partnership

The project's developers cites Solana's ability to improve efficiency as scalability as reasons for the move.

Blockchain venture capital funding fell to a 12-month low in August

The crypto market downturn continues to impact private funding, but one fund is bullish about the future of Web3.

South Korean gov has confiscated 260B KWR in crypto for non-payment of taxes since 2021

The country began seizing crypto to offset tax arrears last year.

Toss in your job and make $300K working for a DAO? Here’s how

“The collaboration-maxi nature was a welcome breath of fresh air.”

Opera browser integrates Elrond blockchain services to bolster Web3 adoption

Elrond is one of the first carbon-negative blockchains in Europe, and its integration with Opera will help millions of new users to access the Web3 ecosystem.

Tribe DAO votes in favor of repaying victims of $80M Rari hack

The vote to reimburse users affected by the hack was one of the final governance decisions for Tribe DAO which has announced plans to wind down.

FTX in talks with investors to raise $1B for further acquisitions — Reports

The potential $1 billion funding round would add to the $400 million FTX raised in January, with the firm said to be seeking more capital to snap up deals amid the crypto winter.

Cardano Vasil upgrade ready with all ‘critical mass indicators’ achieved

With the countdown now under 24 hours for Cardano’s most ambitious upgrade, all three metrics necessary to launch the awaited Vasil upgrade have been met.

NFTs ‘biggest on-ramp’ to crypto in Central, Southern Asia and Oceania — report

NFT-related websites accounted for the largest share of crypto-related web traffic in most CSAO countries over the last 12 months, according to Chainalysis.

JPMorgan CEO calls crypto 'decentralized Ponzi schemes'

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon regards crypto as a tale of two cities, with "crypto tokens that you call currencies" on one side and "real" innovations on the other.

Societe Generale launches custodial services for crypto fund managers

The firm is also in the process of testing a digital euro together with the European Central Bank.

Tether says new court order to produce USDT reserve backing is a 'routine discovery matter'

The issue deals with a lawsuit that has been ongoing since October 2019.

From skies to blocks: How an aerospace student became a Web3 entrepreneur

Ahmet Usta went from studying aircraft to founding thriving Web3 startups focusing on gaming and NFTs.

Coinbase Cloud debuts Web3 developer platform

In 2021, Coinbase vowed to become the Amazon Web Services of crypto. Now, it’s targeting Web3 development through Coinbase Cloud.

Blockchain tech driving institutional-grade solutions: Blockchain Expo Europe

Blockchain Expo Europe 2022 in Amsterdam highlights meaningful strides in enterprise-grade blockchain solutions driven by mainstream institutions.

Downfall of Canada's Lambo driving ‘Crypto King’ reportedly sees $35M in losses

Founder of fraud recovery law firm says the only other avenue available for investors would be to make reports to the Ontario Securities Commission or the police.

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin defends DAOs against critics

Buterin believes collusion and corruption can be minimized when deciding power is in the hands of the entire group, rather than an individual or small minority.

OpenSea to allow creators to host token sales directly through its homepage

The marketplace intends to prioritize storytelling by allowing NFT creators to design customizable drop pages, share images, videos and more.

Litecoin Foundation’s managing director shares his thoughts on decentralized money

The Litecoin blockchain has been up and running for over a decade with no downtime.

Maple Finance launches $300M lending pool for Bitcoin mining firms

The institutional lending platform has facilitated $1.8 billion worth of digital currency loans since May 2021.

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