Bi-Weekly News Recap
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AssetDash hosted the Sharky Finance team in their podcast show, to discuss NFT-collateralized loans. Listen to the episode on Spotify or Youtube. Keep an eye out for AssetDash updates on their Twitter, as they continue to work on adding new asset classes to their portfolio-tracking platform.
On May 31st, Blockasset held a flash sale which allowed investors to buy floor NFTs and stake them for 60 days to obtain $BLOCK rewards. Also, the latest BLOCKPARTY episode features Dana White, Laura Sanko, AJ Vaynerchuk; watch it here.
$GENE single-asset staking launched on May 27th. Read all about it here. On June 3rd, Genopets also completed their Water Crystals NFT sale; all details about the sale can be found here. Genopets is the first Move-to-Earn game, having launched in the Fall of 2021.
Aleph Zero is the first Substrate solo-chain to become available in the Talisman wallet (access all the details here). You can also use the SubWallet and Nova Wallet with $AZERO. As a reminder, $AZERO staking launched early 2020 and more than 70% of the total supply is currently staked.
Notable Investment News
AdShares partnered with Swash to launch sAds, their native ads feature allowing users to earn against their ad attention. Read the official announcement here. AdShares operates a decentralized system connecting publishers and advertisers.
Major Headlines in Crypto
Binance gets approval to operate in Italy, will open office in Milan
City of Shenzhen airdrops 30M in free digital yuan to stimulate consumer spending
Wealthy Coinbase clients are still ‘hodling’ Bitcoin since December 2020, data suggests
Polkadot’s Moonbeam Adds Liquid Staking Giant Lido
Immutable proposes the Otherside metaverse should be built on its Layer 2 network
Once-Resistant Kanye West Files NFT Trademark Applications
South Korean government becomes an early investor in the Metaverse
US energy company opens crypto mining facility in Middle East to use stranded natural gas
Crypto.com gets nod in Dubai and FTX launches in Japan
Central African Republic announces plan to tokenize country’s minerals
Ethereum’s Ropsten test merge expected to initiate in next 48 hours
FTX will not freeze hiring amid layoffs at other crypto firms, CEO states
PayPal adds new crypto services including transfers to other wallets
Edge launches flagship cryptocurrency Mastercard at Consensus 2022
Jay-Z, Jack Dorsey Unveil ‘Bitcoin Academy’ for Brooklyn Public Housing Residents
UFC Taps VeChain as First Official Layer 1 Blockchain Partner
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