Tag: solana

Utilizing USDC for Payment Solutions: Stripe’s Crypto Renaissance

The USDC stablecoin is a return to cryptocurrency payments for Stripe on multiple blockchains. At the Connect developer conference, John Collison unveiled...

Nibiru Deploys Its Developer-Centric Layer-1 “Super Chain” to Mainnet

The Nibiru Chain, a layer-1 blockchain network with a developer-centric design, has officially launched its mainnet, marking a significant milestone for blockchain technology. ...

Cross-Network Integration: Etherscan Strengthens Position with Solscan Acquisition

Ethereum's block explorer recently announced the acquisition and integration of Solscan, Solana's explorer. Etherscan is an Ethereum block explorer used to navigate all...

Solana Phone Sales Surge Amid Bonk Meme-Coin Frenzy

The surge in Solana phone sales has been driven by the extraordinary rise of the Bonk meme-coin, which has seen a staggering 1,100%...

Revitalizing NFTs: Yuga Labs and Magic Eden’s Ethereum Venture Sparks Hope

Yuga Labs has partnered with a cross-chain NFT platform, Magic Eden, to launch a new Ethereum NFT marketplace. Yuga Labs has recently taken...

Shopify integrates Solana Pay to accept USDC

Shopify, a heavyweight presence in online retail, will accept USDC as a payment option Shopify is located in 175 countries  Notably, about 10%...

Robinhood to delist ADA, SOL, and MATIC amid SEC crackdowns on Coinbase and Binance

The SEC named ADA, SOL, and MATIC in lawsuits filed against Coinbase and Binance. The SEC referred to the three crypto-assets targeted for delisting from Robinhood as unregistered securities in the lawsuits. The lawsuits are part of a broader SEC endeavour to regulate the crypto industry.

Solana’s Saga crypto phone to launch on May 8

The Solana Saga mobile will be available for sale starting May 8, 2023 The Solana mobile stack has two main components: the Seed...

Solana forced to close their New York and Miami embassies

Solana Spaces announced that it will be closing its web3 embassies in New York City and Miami by the end of February 2022 ...

Solana plummets due to its association with FTX

When FTX was still at the top of its game, it amassed vast sums of  SOL(Solana). This boosted Solana's ratings and ecosystem significantly. ...

Solana plans to release a crypto phone by the end of 2022

The phone will retail at US$1000 upon its release Solana Saga's launch will feature built-in native Android decentralized apps like Solana Pay The...

Consensus Mechanisms in the blockchain world and how important they are

Most consensus mechanisms are an improvement of either the Proof of Work, Proof of Stake, or both. These consensus mechanisms strive to uphold...

The top projects driving the African crypto ecosystem

Africa is the next epicentre of crypto and blockchain innovation, as a new startup ecosystem forms to address the continent's most pressing issues. Africa has yet to properly realize the potential of blockchain technology, which is on its way to becoming a crucial component in the next digital revolution of the world economy. However, blockchain has sprung onto the African Fintech (financial technology) landscape in the past two years as adoption has surged throughout the continent. Africa is fast gaining a reputation as the crypto-tech capital of the world. As a result, some of the most popular and stable cryptocurrencies exist in Africa.

A benchmark for blockchain networks: Cyberpunks lose 5, 2.5 ETH in a NEAR Protocol hacking attempt

On August 20, a hacker lost 5 ETH ($85000) in 31 seconds for trying to hack the Rainbow Bridge. Interestingly, this is not...

Solana’s Web3 embassy concept: Lessons for Africa

Solana's recent launch of their brick-and-mortar store embassy concept, the Solana space, has drawn a lot of conversation. In the physical location, public members...

Solana launches infrastructure to help understand and adopt web3 concepts

Solana claims to be the fastest blockchain in the world. The blockchain supports multiple projects in decentralised finance (Defi), non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and web3