Author: Bhavana Suresh Stephen

Freelance writer, student of Jyotisha, altcoiner, knitter, knitwear designer, yarn hoarder, mom and retired businesswoman.

NFT

Highlights The movie Spider-Man: No Way Home is set to release in December WAX Blockchain is selected by Sony Pictures and AMC Theatres to be the official blockchain for the “Spider-man: No Way Home” NFT promotion Around 86,000 special edition NFTs will be released through the WAX Blockchain The WAX blockchain tweeted that they have been selected for the latest Spiderman NFT promotion. This marks the first NFT promotional release that involves a studio and a major theatrical exhibitor. Adam Aron who is the Chairman of the Board and CEO at AMC Theatres has been quoted saying: “In addition to…

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It is easy to get unnerved by crypto trends. Given the stormy weather that ADA has run into lately, should Cardano users be worried? Highlights After eToro’s planned delisting of ADA on December 26 in the USA, the token fell It is now 49% below its all-time high value as per CoinGecko Cardano founder Charles Hoskinson addressed the eToro delisting related concerns in a video on Twitter and blamed the delisting on the lack of a global regulatory standard for cryptocurrency listings The crypto markets have seen wild upswings and then lows over the Black Friday weekend. While other tokens…

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Highlights The Shytoshi Kusama and Shib accounts both tweeted #friendshib with an egg emoji This has triggered a lot of speculation A few hours later Newegg tweeted that $SHIB is coming soon When the Shytoshi Kusama and the Shib account both tweeted #friendshib it signaled that something interesting was coming soon. The Newegg account has since tweeted that SHIB is coming soon. The tweet also includes #blackfriday and #cybermonday tags. It is thought that perhaps Newegg would start accepting SHIB from Monday. Perhaps the #friendshib tweet signaled the start of a new friendship between SHIB and Newegg.  As SHIB enthusiasts…

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Highlights bloXmove announced its partnership with ONTology network The partnership aims to create cross-chain ticketing as well as access control for DeMo (Decentralized Mobility) solutions bloXmove announced on their Twitter handle and blog that they have entered into a partnership with the ONTology network.  About bloXmove bloXmove provides Decentralized Mobility (#DeMo) solutions to connect the power sector with mobility through decentralized technologies. It aims to achieve mobility as a service (MaaS) by operating its mobility blockchain platform at the junction of electric mobility and the power grid. This enables decentralized carbon-neutral, efficient and less congested urban mobility. bloXmove aims to…

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Highlights On September 7 2021, El Salvador became the first country to adopt Bitcoin as a legal tender El Salvador President Nayib Bukele announced an entire city to be built funded with a $1 billion Bitcoin Bond However, the IMF (International Monetary Fund) has warned El Salvador about the risks of using Bitcoin as legal tender On November 20th, El Salvador President Nayib Bukele announced plans to build and fund an entire city with a $1 billion Bitcoin Bond. The city would be located along the Gulf of Fonseca and use geothermal power from the nearby Conchagua volcano. This energy…

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Highlights Celestial and Ontology Network are collaborating A new farm pool has been announced where you can stake ONT and earn CRYSTAL  Date & Time: Nov 22nd 14: 00(UTC) ONTology offer protocols that help businesses to use public and private blockchains easily. Transaction confirmation is decentralized and the protocol groups enable and support Layer 2 scalability and collabs between different platforms. It is a distributed trust collaboration platform that also supports decentralized data sharing and identity.  Celestial is a metaverse game that has a Star Wars theme. It allows players to join the alliance, develop interstellar colonies, mine resources, build…

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Highlights A new crypto launches with a portfolio tracker app  It has active users on Quidity.io A new crypto project has launched with the name Quid Ika. It does suggest a reference to the wildly popular show Squid Game but seems to have all its ducks in a row, unlike the last coin that referenced the game. Quid also references the British slang ‘quid’ used for money. Ika means squid in Japanese and this token has great ambitions to tackle the Inu craze.  A Meme Coin That Has Utility ? Quid Ika has a live utility that has been put…

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DEX

Highlights Etherisc announced that their native DIP token is listed on Bancor Network In response to feedback from the Etherisc community, the DIP token was listed on Bancor Network. Bancor made a co-investment of 200,000 Bancor coins (BNT) and also whitelisted DIP. Liquidity providers can now single-stake up to 10M DIP tokens. There is also the possibility of the integration of Etherisc’s insurance products and risk pools with the Bancor Protocol.  Etherisc: DIP  Etherisc is building a platform to use blockchain for decentralized insurance applications with greater transparency, efficiency, and lower costs. It also aims to democratize people’s access to…

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People who love pets have a knee jerk reaction to anything that features a picture of their preferred type of pet. This is the premise under which T-shirts and mugs featuring paw prints and puppy pictures are marketed and sold.  Some developers of pet based tokens seem to be using the same logic. A few others have whitepapers and a plan.  Dogecoin – The Forerunner The irony of Dogecoin’s popularity is that it was started merely as a joke in 2013 to illustrate people’s knee jerk reactions leading to buying coins that they do not understand. While many coins are…

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Highlights KuCoin tweeted that Trust Wallet Token (TWT) has been listed on the platform The available pairs on Kucoin are TWT/USDT, TWT/BTC. Deposits will be effective immediately, trading at 9:00 on Nov 17, 2021 (UTC) and withdrawal at 10:00 on Nov 18, 2021 (UTC). TWT: A Token With A Unique Ambition Trust Wallet is a mobile cryptocurrency wallet that allows you to buy and store NFTs and earn and exchange crypto in one multifunctional wallet. Trust Wallet Token (TWT), is a simple BEP-20 utility token. When you hold TWT, you can be a part of the governance process of Trust…

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Highlights Hot Wheels has announced WAXP-powered NFTs to be released on November 16th To buy these NFTs you would need a credit card and a WAX Cloud Wallet account If you have been a fan of Hot Wheels, you can now collect them as NFTs. WAX Blockchain tweeted that WAXP powered Hot Wheels NFTs will be up for grabs on November 16th. These collectibles will be available in four tiers. The NFTs will be offered in two pack sizes. The company is releasing 12,150 4-packs and 4,860 10-packs. Some of the packs may include a special surprise. There is a…

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Highlights A Chainlink Community Grant has been awarded to Protofire to natively integrate Chainlink oracles into IoTeX’s IoT-focused blockchain IoTeX’s developer community will now be able to build advanced #dApps to leverage real-world data and off-chain computation. The Chainlink Framework Chainlink is an open source protocol framework for creating hybrid smart contracts through decentralized services such as Proof of Reserve, Verifiable Randomness, Keepers, Price Feeds, and Connectivity to any web API. These services are used to ensure that the information that is fed to on-chain smart contracts is tamper-proof and reliable. Chainlink was developed by Chainlink Labs which was formerly…

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Highlights The  identity and data sharing blockchain ONTolgy and the music streaming service and music NFT platform RockiApp have announced their partnership The ONTology Framework ONTology was created in 2017 by OnChain which is led by the same people who founded the NEO blockchain. ONTology allows businesses to use private and public blockchains in an easy-to-understand manner without changing their existing business systems. Transactions are confirmed through a decentralized environment. ONTology has different protocol groups to support collaborations between chain networks and Layer 2 scalability and functions as a distributed trust collaboration platform.  Some of the ONTology protocols include a…

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Highlights The Squid Game inspired token SQUID turned out to be a rug pull as predicted by some It went up by almost 75,000% and crossed over $2,850 before crashing to almost zero Squid Game: Riding On A Name Squid Game is a Netflix show that has shot to worldwide fame. It is a show that highlights how debt-ridden players participate in a series of children’s games. The players play the game with their eyes on a huge jackpot that is at stake.  It is not uncommon for scammers to ride on the fame of a big name unethically.  The…

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Highlights Bitfinex has launched a mobile app The app features charts and sophisticated trading features The app is currently available with support for six languages; English, Spanish, Russian, Turkish, Traditional and Simplified Chinese. More languages to come. About Bitfinex Bitfinex is a centralized cryptocurrency exchange that as of date supports 157 coins and 397 trading pairs. It was established in 2014 and as per CoinGecko, the volume traded in the last 24 hours is reported as ₿14,718.13. Bitfinex aims to use technology to provide digital asset traders and institutions with the best crypto trading tools and customer service. The services…

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Cryptocurrency has taken the financial world by storm. Yet, despite its success and publicity, cryptocurrency has reached a mere 3% of the world’s population. Worldcoin cofounders Alex Blania, Sam Altman and Max Novendstern have a plan to change that. Worldcoin aims to accelerate the reach of cryptocurrency to every human. Every person on the globe can claim their share of this cryptocurrency. This novel idea has captured the imagination of backers and has raised $25 million at a $1 billion valuation. Identification Through The Orb  So, how do you put digital currency within reach of a person who has no…

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DEX

Highlights Waves.Exchange announced an IDO for the WX token There is an early birds program About Waves.Exchange And WX Waves.Exchange is a decentralized exchange operating since 2017. It offers users an exchange, gateways and investment tools. Their $WX token will be used as a governance token and to handle issues of liquidity, listings and market-making. Early Bird Offer On Liquidity Pools Waves.Exchange announced its liquidity pools with an early bird offer. The IDO is planned in two phases Pre IDO: Oct 21, 2021 – Nov 04, 2021 You can take advantage of the early bird offer and deposit into liquidity…

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Highlights Flamingo Finance tweeted that they have graduated to community ownership by MyMingo Finance Flamingo will graduate out of NGD (Neo Global Development) into the Neo community Flamingo now becomes a fully community-driven project led by an independent team About Flamingo, MyMingo And NGD Flamingo was launched in September 2020 mentored by NGD. It is an interoperable full-stack DeFi protocol on Neo. It was created to improve the liquidity and assets efficiency of financial applications. One of its key features is its interoperability across multiple blockchain networks through Poly Network protocol. Flamingo combines several DeFi applications such as a cross-blockchain…

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Highlights Boardroom tweeted that Perpetual Protocol is live on the Boardroom platform About Perpetual Protocol  Perpetual Protocol is a decentralized perpetual contract protocol for perpetual trading on assets. Perpetual Protocol aims to make advanced trading tools available to all people. There is a wide range of asset choices from commodities, cryptocurrencies and fiat currencies.  Perpetual Protocol’s utility token is PERP and it aims to support a community of users to govern protocol development in a cooperative, democratic way. The token holders accrue voting rights proportional to their holdings. PERP’s use cases are for governance or staking. Users who stake PERP…

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Neo Smart Economy announced that Saffron Finance has joined their NeoN3 Early Adoption program. About NEO  Neo is an open-source platform that aims to create an economy to bring together digitized payments, identities and assets. It was launched as Antshares in February 2014 and then rebranded as Neo three years later. NEO is believed to be China’s first-ever public blockchain. Saffron Finance Saffron Finance is a peer-to-peer risk management platform. It uses a tranche-based yield aggregation to divide earnings into different tranches. It also provides an insurance fund to generate yield for depositors. Users can select a risk profile for…

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