NFTs, Bitcoin & More at Crypto Connect FL
Crypto Connect in West Palm Beach, Florida certainly hit the mark for the late-summer crypto & NFT convention South Florida needed. Between all the informative panels featuring a unique list of NFT realtors, cryptocurrency lawyers, and inspiring crypto-fluent kids — we were just grateful to soak up all the insight they had to offer. The conference was […]
Here’s what happened in Web3 world this week (Aug 8-12)
Vitalik Buterin suggests using stealth addresses to protect NFT ownership data Ethereum co-founder suggested using “a low-tech approach to add a significant amount of privacy to the NFT ecosystem” – stealth addresses. This method would mean that an NFT sender could protect their address when sending the NFT to a new owner. Only the receiver, […]
What is a crypto wallet?
A crypto wallet is a physical device or online application that lets you “store” crypto assets using private keys. They also allow you to send and receive cryptocurrencies. “Store” is used in quotes because crypto wallets don’t technically store the assets –– they live on a blockchain. There are two types of crypto wallets – […]
The big banks’ war against crypto
The banks are colluding against MoonPay, a benign cryptocurrency exchange, by declining any form of credit card payment. But crypto is enough to raise red flags. Still.
Web3 news, July 1: Bored Apes for ‘hire,’ OpenSea data breach, Meta’s NFT feature
OpenSea suffers major data breach A non-fungible token marketplace OpenSea announced the platform had suffered a data breach. According to the blog post, an employee from the company’s email delivery vendor Customer.io “misused their employee access to download and share email addresses – provided by OpenSea users and subscribers to our newsletter – with an unauthorized external […]
Who is Vitalik Buterin?
Born on January 31, 1994 Canadian-Russian nationality Ethereum co-founder Youngest billionaire in the world Vitalik Buterin, often referred to simply as Vitalik in the crypto space, is a co-founder of Ethereum, the second-largest cryptocurrency in the world. Childhood and education Born in 1994 in Kolomna, Russia, Vitalik immigrated to Canada with his parents in […]
Amberfi interview with MetaMask’s Nicole Adarme
The web3 community is filled with amazing people who create, build and inspire. And we’re excited to be publishing a series of conversations with people we’ve interacted with at different events. Meet Nicole Adarme, the head of institutional marketing at MetaMask. Haley: Hi, everybody! I am Haley, and I am here with Nicole from MetaMask. […]
Web3 news, June 15: An outlook on not so grim NFT market
I have to be honest with you –– the markets do look tough right now. With major cryptocurrencies losing more than 30% in price and the biggest crypto companies like Coinbase and BlockFi laying off up to 18% of their employees, it’s getting more and more complicated not to get worried. But there is good news, too. […]
Web 3 news, June 13: Positive outlook on NFT market amidst the crypto crash
While the crypto market is experiencing a sharp fall, NFT trading volume is, surprisingly, on the rise. Kevin O’Leary believes in NFTs’ greatest potential Shark Tank investor Kevin O’Leary thinks that NFTs’ greatest potential lies in “the authentication of physical assets.” He proved his point by making a video (which will later be used as […]
Web3, June 6: $50 million earned in NFT sales, $370,000 stolen in attack, $72 million raised in game
19-year old transgender artist earns $50 million selling NFTs Victor Langlois is joining the list of highly successful NFT artists making six figures. The 19-year-old transgender artist has shared that he made earned $50 million in less than a year by selling his NFTs. Langlois was one of the artists whose work was sold at a Christie’s […]