NFT Marketplace Review

With NFTs exploding in popularity—and price—we take a look at the marketplaces where you can buy and sell these unique digital art tokens. Please do research on the artist, I learnt this lesson when one of my cheaper NFTs was delisted.

Instagram is hosting a professional development panel for NFT artists

Instagram is hosting an event for non-fungible token (NFT) creators as part of its inaugural “Creator Week.” The virtual program features a series of invitation-only events to solicit feedback from creators on how the Instagram and Facebook platforms can better support their content. It’s slated to run three days, from June 8-10.  Variety first reported the …

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The liquid hard drive that could store a terabyte of data in a tablespoon of fluid

A liquid hard drive containing a suspension of nanoparticles could be used to store impressive amounts of data: 1 terabyte per tablespoon. This article is from back in 2014 but though I would bring it back to life – could this be a future alternative for storage and crypto currencies – hopefully a shelf life …

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Cosmos Now Lets Blockchains Talk to Each Other With IBC Protocol

Cosmos has launched its Inter-Blockchain Communication protocol, allowing interoperability between different blockchains. In brief The Cosmos Inter-Blockchain Communication standard has been launched on Cosmos Hub. The team is building a decentralized exchange for trading tokens issued on IBC-enabled blockchains. After five years of research and development, the long-awaited Inter-Blockchain Communication (IBC) protocol has been rolled …

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Mastercard Survey: Two-Thirds of Millennials Increasingly Open to Using Crypto

A Mastercard survey has shown that most millennials are eager to use and learn about cryptocurrencies. In brief A Mastercard survey has found that a majority of millennials are increasingly open to using cryptocurrencies. Three-quarters of millennials are interested in learning more about cryptocurrency, according to the survey. Mastercard’s New Payments Index survey has found that cryptocurrencies …

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Bittorrent Creator Bram Cohen’s Crypto Project Chia Sparks Hard Drive and SSD Shortages

On May 3, tokens stemming from the Chia network, a smart transaction blockchain created by the Bittorrent creator Bram Cohen, will start trading and transactions will be fully enabled. Rather than leveraging the proof-of-work consensus algorithm, Chia will utilize a model called proof-of-space which relies on storage. With Chia’s transactional launch pending, the project has …

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Proof of Useful Work – What could it do in the future?

Flux is working hard on making proof of useful work (PoUW) a reality. But we’re not alone in this great endeavor to build sustainable solutions for blockchain. We’re partnering with the Western Switzerland University of Applied Sciences in Geneva to develop PoUW to the benefit of all current and future proof of work blockchains and …

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