Vitalik Buterin, the man behind ethereum, talks crypto and the U.S. crackdownVitalik Buterin, co-founder of the second-most-popular cryptocurrency, sat down with CNBC’s MacKenzie Sigalos in Prague, one of the new crypto hotbeds in Europe. He discussed the growing crypto crackdown in the U.S. and suggested that developing countries would keep the crypto revolution going. He also talked about his own outsized role in the cryptocurrency he created but contended that his creation has taken on a life of its own and is thereby more resistant to government crackdowns.
NFTs Aren’t Dead Just Yet (But the MSM Might Be)The success of a recent post from Rolling Stone calling NFTs worthless struck a nerve. But the reality is more complicated and more hopeful.
Top NFT Whales Worth $4M to $19M EachThe top 20 biggest NFT whales have portfolios worth $4.29 million and above, from Ethereum NFTs alone. Their valuable portfolios mean that the 20 biggest NFT whales are all NFT millionaires, despite the ongoing NFT bear market. The top NFT whale is SethS, who has a portfolio valued at 11,748 ETH, or $19.23 million at the time of writing. Wilcox, the second richest NFT whale, follows closely behind with a portfolio valued at 11,336 ETH or $18.55 million.
Today we’re introducing Open Editions: a new way to release art on Magic Eden 🪄 It’s time to bring the MAGIC back by supporting creatives & collectors. The first batch of incredible artists are dropping this week. Each drop is happening at 9am PT so be sure to head to Launchpad and check them out!
NFT Day | September 20
Gm and happy #NFTDay Today, the 20th September, marks 6 years since the ERC-721 paper was published, and the first recorded use of the term NFT. Wondering how to take part and celebrate? Well, you're in luck, because we've got a bunch of things lined up!
Base On-Chain Assets Surpass Solana as Friend.tech, DeFi Activity SurgeBase is building an economic moat thanks to a resurgence in Friend.tech activity and the launch of new DeFi applications.
Solana co-founder: ‘To keep the next great American founder in America, Congress must regulate crypto. But first lawmakers should learn how it works’A few years ago, I took the plunge as an entrepreneur myself and helped launch a project called Solana, a blockchain built for global accessibility.
Base Network hits almost 2M transactions in a day, still trails Polygon, BSC Base surpassed other layer-2 networks like Optimism and Arbitrum in terms of daily transactions but still lagged behind Polygon and BSC.
The proposal to use 11mn $APE to buy BAYC, MAYC, and more is now leaning towards passing. Some have said that Machi who made the proposal has not yet voted and has 3mn+ $APE.
Magic Eden integrates Solana’s compressed NFTs into marketplaceNFT marketplace Magic Eden has announced that it will support Solana’s compressed NFTs (cNFTs) to provide a cost-efficient and scalable alternative to owning digital collectibles. CNFTs differ from the usual Solana NFTs because their data is compressed and stored off-chain. Because of this, production in larger quantities is more feasible as they require lesser fees to mint.