Web3 news, July 8: It’s all about Polygon this week

It looks like Polygon has taken over the web3 world this week with major headlines circling around the network and its ecosystem.  Reddit releases Polygon-built NFT avatars collection A social media and forum platform, Reddit has announced the launch of an NFT collection Collectibles Avatars that will be hosted on Polygon’s blockchain. Reddit, in partnership […]

Opinion: Adding the trust layer to the NFT space

One word I see mentioned frequently about NFTs and marketplaces is trust. You’ve probably seen an article (or 20) where the word is usually prefaced with lack thereof,  distrust, or untrustworthy. If you think about it, it isn’t really surprising that such labels stick in light of persistent scandals that characterize this landscape in which […]

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 – […]

Web3, May 23: eBay, GameStop, and Pharrell Williams

Ebay taps into Web3 with NFT collection  An e-commerce giant eBay is releasing a collection of 13 “limited-edition” digital collectibles, containing 299 NFTs, in partnership with a Canadian hockey legend, Wayne Gretzky. Each collectible depicts a 3D animated rendering of Gretzky making one of his famous moves on the ice.            […]

Web3 news, May 13: Market rebound, Emirates metaverse plans, Ukraine’s NFTs

After the crazy week crypto markets have had (and Elon Musk’s sudden U-turn on Twitter acquisition), it’s good to read something, well, not so bad. And we definitely have something good to report. Emirates airline explores NFTs, metaverse, crypto payments Emirates airline is planning to enter the digital assets industry as it’s looking to transform […]