How NFTs are revamping the ticketing industry

The concept of nonfungible tokens (NFT) came into existence in 2015, and it first got some traction in 2017 when many prominent digital collectibles such as CryptoPunks and EtherRock were created.  NFTs got early traction among premier sports clubs but burst into mainstream popularity after digital artist Beeple’s artwork was sold as an NFT for […]

Memecoins eye major revamps in an effort to return to their former glory

Memecoins briefly took the cryptocurrency market by storm in 2021 after steady attention and shilling from big-name influencers like Elon Musk and Mark Cuban helped propel coins like Dogecoin (DOGE) to 100x gains.  As one should expect, in the crypto market, rapidly rising prices have a tendency to reverse course just as fast and many […]

STEPN to new highs? GMT price painting first ‘bull flag’ toward $5 target

STEPN (GMT) has rallied strongly against the U.S. dollar this week as it looks likely to form a classical bullish technical pattern called the “bull flag.” GMT eyes more upside GMT’s price rose 30% week-to-date, including a strong rally to establish an all-time high near $3.85 followed by a relatively modest correction to nearly $3. […]

Upcoming airdrop and boosted staking rewards send Origin Protocol (OGN) price higher

Stablecoin minting and nonfungible tokens (NFTs) have been the latest trending topics in the cryptocurrency market and protocols like Terra (LUNA) have led the discussion on why stablecoins should be backed by assets like Bitcoin and Avalanche (AVAX).  One project that appears to be following Terra’s lead is Origin Protocol (OGN), a platform focused on […]

Binance embarrassed after unveiling swastika-like emoji… on Hitler’s birthday

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, released a new Binance Emoji on Twitter that users noticed bore a striking resemblance to a swastika.  On Wednesday morning, Binance CEO, Changpeng Zhao (CZ) retweeted Binance’s original post, adding “#binance” to show off the new emoji. The original posts, which have since been deleted, were quick to do […]

Shiba Inu blacklists user for drawing hate symbol with metaverse land

In a statement posted by Shiba Inu (SHIB) Metaverse developers late Tuesday, it appears that a user’s wallet address has been blacklisted for drawing a swastika using the project’s Metaverse land. The team at Shiba Inu wrote: “SHIB: The Metaverse will place the the wallet identifying the [hate symbol] violation on a blacklist, meaning it […]

DeFi token AAVE eyes 40% rally in May but ‘bull trap’ risks remain

A sharp rebound move witnessed in the Aave (AAVE) market in the last three days has raised its potential to rise further in May, a technical indicator suggests. AAVE price rebounds from key support Dubbed a “rising wedge,” the pattern appears when the price rises inside a range defined by two ascending, contracting trendlines. It […]

The many layers of crypto staking in the DeFi ecosystem

Staking has been used fluently to describe several actions within the world of crypto, from locking your tokens on a decentralized finance (DeFi) application or centralized exchange (CEX) to using tokens to run a validator node infrastructure on a proof-of-stake (PoS) network. PoS is one of the most popular mechanisms that allows blockchains to validate […]

APE price climbs 55% in three days as a ‘BAYC land drop’ rumor goes viral

ApeCoin (APE) price has exploded higher on anticipations that it would become a de-facto payment token in an upcoming metaverse land sale. APE price swelled nearly 28% in one day to reach over $17 per token on April 20. The rally came as a part of a rebound from three-day lows under $11, resulting in […]