Algorand signs partnership deal with FIFA
    04 May 2022

    Algorand (ALGO) has teamed up with FIFA to become the football organization’s official blockchain partner. The blockchain will be a “regional supporter” for North America and Europe at this year’s World Cup in Qatar and an official sponsor of next year’s Women’s World Cup. Apart from becoming FIFA’s official blockchain platform, Algorand will also offer…

    Privacy startup Nym raises $300 million to develop the ecosystem
    04 May 2022

    Privacy-focused project Nym has raised $300 million from a set of VC firms for a fund aimed at funding ecosystem developers. The NYM Innovation Fund will support research on mixnets and privacy-enhancing technologies. Cryptography experts will judge applications for grants under the program. Nym Technologies, a Swiss privacy startup that shields online activity from surveillance…

    The crypto ecosystem in the UAE is set for bigger things – Arab News
    04 May 2022

    Following the world’s media coverage of Dubai’s new crypto laws announced in March, traditional businesses and institutions, such as shops, schools, and delivery services, in the UAE are promptly embracing digital currencies. Arab News released a panoramic report on how businesses in Dubai gradually adopt payments and salaries in crypto. After the several global crypto…

    Meta: a Step Back From Blockchain
    04 May 2022

    Mark Zuckerberg’s company made a lot of noise a few years ago with an attempt to create its own stablecoin as a basis of a worldwide payment system built around Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp. Now, the once ambitious move has been reduced to some faint cracks at creating a kind of in-game currency for the…