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Aleph Zero recently upgraded its mainnet for greater performance and stability, while its testnet is getting ready for its first smart contracts to be released. We would also like to congratulate the team and community for its second prize at Unizen’s vote-based Alt Tournament, which will fast-track its integration and incubation in various Unizen products.
Since UNQ Club’s TGE on December 22nd, $UNQ can be traded on Gate.io, MEXC and Orca. As the NFTs boom is showing no signs of fatigue, UNQ.Club wants to facilitate full-time NFT trading through a suite of comprehensive tools that also unite micro-communities.
The Sidus Academy Genesis NFT collection started on January 6th and will run until the 12th. It allows anyone to mint up to 5 heroes (characters) having 3 rarity levels and 13 traits. Hero holders will get priority access to the public beta (expected late January), and therefore start accumulating experience points sooner.
Public testing of the game started on December 25th, and is open to anyone regardless of their $DFL balance, which has recently been listed on Bybit. Single-asset staking is currently being developed, and will allow $DFL holders to earn passive income without running the risk of impermanent loss.
Having recently launched Portal, Boson Protocol sat down with one of their launch partners, Auroboros, to discuss Metaverse Fashion and what impact this will have on the industry moving forward. You can read the article here.
Aside from signing partnerships with Polygon Chain and Chainlink, Jigstak also released the beta version of JWallet, allowing anyone to send any token to anyone worldwide using just an email address. Jigstak’s vision of becoming the Microsoft of DeFi and decentralized commerce is well underway.
Notable Investment News
XP.Network became Quigon on January 1st, although its mission remains making NFTs interoperability a reality. Many partnerships and integrations were also shared towards the end of December, notably with Algorand, Tezos, Snafu and Tron.
Major Headlines in Crypto
ProShares Files Application With SEC for a Metaverse ETF
El Salvador buys 21 Bitcoin to Celebrate Dec. 21, 2021
Binance Gains Bahrain Approval to Become Crypto Asset Service Provider, Registers in Canada
Adidas Launches NFT Line, Joins Footwear Rivals’ Expansion Into Metaverse
Ozzy Osbourne Is Betting Fans Will Be Hungry for His New NFTs
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