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 […]

Blockchain games are leading the dapp industry, says latest DappRadar report

Market tracker DappRadar and the Blockchain Game Alliance, or BGA, published the Blockchain Games Report for Q1 2022 on Wednesday. After citing that $720 million was invested into blockchain games and infrastructures in February in a previous report, the latest number for total Q1 investment is $2.5 billion. VCs and other investors raised $4 billion […]

UK Crypto Industry Hopes for More Clarity From Planned Stablecoin Rules

“Although adoption is projected to grow in Great Britain in the midterm, the primary barriers to growth stem from security and regulatory concerns,” Emma McInnes, global head of Financial Services at YouGov, told CoinDesk in an interview. “With recent announcements made by the U.K. government regarding regulation of businesses exposed to crypto assets, it remains […]

Regulations set the table for more talent, capital and building in crypto industry

The feeling in the crypto and decentralized finance space has been shifting and evolving. The industry is also becoming more scrutinized and, inevitably, more organized. Some weeks ago, United States President Joe Biden signed an Executive Order to expedite and focus regulatory oversight of the $3-trillion industry.  The order will spur the government to examine […]

Bitcoin 2022, Industry Day. Recap, Videos, And Quick Comment On Most Panels

As Bitcoinist starts to recap Bitcoin 2022’s content, it’s obvious that the focus on “crypto” was just a first-day thing. The Industry Day seems like a way to suck up to certain companies by giving them stage time, but without letting them interrupt the rest of the conference. And these first few presenters and guests […]

How the Play-to-Earn Industry Can Rebuild Better After the Ronin Attack

In feudal Japan, the term ronin was used to describe a Japanese samurai without a master. Left alone due to the death of his lord, or loss of his privilege, a ronin was a warrior adrift, roaming at large, free from the constraints of loyalty. Expressed by two characters that literally mean floating and man, […]

Bitcoin 2022 Conference, Industry Day: Bukele Steps Down, Tennessee Titans & More

The Bitcoin 2022 conference started with a muffled bang. On the one hand, it generated several headlines and got people talking. On the other, the valuable content wasn’t there. And they mentioned “crypto” way too often in those first-day talks. The event is supposed to be a Bitcoin-only conference. And, while it was live and […]