Ripple’s Brooks Entwistle: ‘Winter Time Is Actually a Fabulous Time To Build Businesses’

Brooks Entwistle, SVP of Global Customer Success and the Managing Director for APAC & MENA at Ripple, talked about “crypto winter” on day two of the week-long 2022 Aspen Ideas Festival (AIF) being held in Aspen, Colorado. Before joining Ripple in March 2021, Entwistle “served as Chief Business Officer International for Uber, responsible for business development and the firm’s relationships […]

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VeChain Inks $100 Million Marketing Deal With Sports Franchise UFC

Summary: UFC has agreed to onboard the protocol as its official Layer 1 blockchain partner. The deal is valid for five years. VeChain will receive exposure to a massive mainstream audience through UFC’s platforms. Benefits for UFC fighters and athletes are also included in the package agreed on between both entities. According to an official announcement released on Thursday, layer […]

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Binance, FTX, and a16z Backed Game Studio Building NFL’s First NFT-Based Game

On Wednesday (May 25), the National Football League (NFL), NFL Players Association (NFLPA), and next-generation game technology studio Mythical Games today announced a strategic partnership to create “NFL Rivals“. Mythical Games, which is headquartered in Sherman Oaks, California, was launched in November 2018. According to a report by GameDaily.biz, The founding team at Mythical — CEO John Linden, CCO Jamie […]

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Cardano Creator Thanks Davos 2022 for ‘Being a Walking Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Advertisement’

On Tuesday (May 24), Charles Hoskinson, who is Co-Founder and CEO of IO Global (aka “IOG”, formerly known as “IOHK”), the company responsible for Cardano’s research and development, credited Davos 22 for inadvertently promoting blockchain technology and cryptocurrency. Hoskinson was referring to concerns raised by some prominent members of the crypto community — such as Chinese-Canadian Bitcoin entrepreneur Samson Mow, who announced on […]

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Russia Will Not Try to Ban Home Crypto Mining, Finance Ministry Official Indicates – Mining Bitcoin News

A high-ranking representative of the Ministry of Finance in Moscow sees no point in banning crypto mining in Russian households as it would be hard to restrict the activity. The top official also revealed that the department is currently finalizing regulations for the mining sector as part of efforts to legalize Russia’s crypto space. Russia Prepares to Legalize Cryptocurrency Mining […]

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Bitcoin Miners Catch a Second Break With Another Downward Difficulty Adjustment – Mining Bitcoin News

Five days ago, Bitcoin’s hashrate had shown improvement as it increased 15% over the course of ten days and today, the computational power remains above the 200 exahash per second (EH/s) region. Meanwhile, bitcoin miners caught another break on Thursday, as the network’s mining difficulty adjusted downward for the second time in a row, making it 0.35% less difficult to […]

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Ethereum Merge Proves Successful on Kiln Testnet

As the Ethereum blockchain edges closer to its proof-of-stake transition, the network has merged with the Beacon chain on the Kiln testnet. The news marks the final step before the blockchain deploys the upgrade and moves away from leveraging a proof-of-work consensus mechanism. Ethereum blockchain engineer Tim Beiko revealed that the network deployed a partly successful merge on the Kiln […]

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