• Coincheck Lists CryptoKitties
    Alt coins

    CryptoKitties, NBA Top Shots move onto Coincheck exchange

    Coincheck users will gain access to the blockchain collectibles like CryptoKitties created by Dapper Labs; NBA Top Shots open to all traders

    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.

  • Bancor co-founder Guy Benartzi’s at the Ethereal Summit in Tel Aviv on September 15, 2019 (Photo by Molly Jane Zuckerman for Modern Consensus).
    Technology

    ‘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.

  • The creator of CryptoKitties has teamed up with the NBA (via Shutterstock).
    Ethereum,  Technology

    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.

  • Bitcoin

    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.

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