Major Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck announced that it will launch support for the non-fungible tokens created by Dapper Labs, best known as the creator of collectible cartoon cat figurines game CryptoKitties, where the most expensive card was sold for about $170,000 in late 2018.
‘After the flood comes rainbows and sunshine’: Bancor’s Guy Benartzi on state of the crypto space
The co-founder of the liquidity-focused blockchain protocol spoke with Modern Consensus at the Ethereal Summit about the possibilities for a multi-blockchain, multi-crypto world
Bancor co-founder Guy Benartzi’s talk at the Ethereal Summit in Tel Aviv on September 15 was straightforward: he wanted to discuss the company’s Year 3 roadmap, and he wanted to share the new creator.eco platform—built on the Bancor protocol—that helps content creators monetize through a staking system.
NBA, CryptoKitties creator team up
Basketball-themed digital collectables, gaming will bring hoops stars onto the blockchain
The company behind viral blockchain hit CryptoKitties has signed a deal with the NBA to create basketball-themed digital collectables.
Gemini announces crypto wallet usable at Whole Foods and Baskin Robbins; eBay teases acceptance
Consensus 2019 brings news of using crypto at the cash register
Now you’ll be able to spend your whole crypto wallet at Whole Foods, and soon you may be able to bid on CryptoKitties at eBay. Growing adoption of cryptocurrency payments by mainstream companies was the big theme that emerged on the first day of Coindesk’s Consensus 2019 conference in New York on May 13. The Winklevoss twins’ Gemini announced that major retailers—ranging from Whole Foods to Nordstrom’s—were accepting crypto payments. Meanwhile, online marketplace eBay teased it may soon take virtual currencies with ads and a show sponsorship.