SWIFT tie-ups with Chainlink to develop a cross-chain crypto transfer project
    29 Sep 2022

    Interbank messaging service SWIFT has partnered with Chainlink Labs (LINK) for a cross-chain interoperability proof-of-concept project. The project would connect SWIFT’s network to every blockchain to allow traditional finance players access to digital and traditional assets within the single network. The link-up was announced at an event in New York on Sept. 28. At the…

    Christie’s goes on-chain starting the new NFT marketplace
    29 Sep 2022

    Christie’s, the British auction giant, launched on Sept. 27 its own dedicated NFT on-chain auction platform,” allowing auctions to be carried out fully on-chain on the Ethereum network. For the launch of the new platform, Christie’s is offering just one exclusive collection from multidisciplinary artist Diana Sinclair. Titled Christie’s 3.0, the new platform was created…

    FTX considers acquiring the assets of Celsius following winning the Voyager bid

    Crypto exchange FTX is reportedly considering bailing out Celsius Network by bidding on the bankrupt lender’s assets. Acquiring the assets of Celsius would imply FTX’s intent to save the lending firm, similar to what FTX US did for Voyager. According to a Bloomberg report, FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried is considering the possibility to buy yet…

    Mastercard and Hi app launch the first NFT debit card
    28 Sep 2022

    Payment giant Mastercard partnered with crypto financial app Hi to launch the world’s first NFT card, an official announcement said. This new card will allow people customize their NFT avatars with an item from a collection comprised of these digital assets. Per the statement, Mastercard and Hi will enable customers to personalize their verified profiles…

    Robinhood launches Web3 wallet beta, tapping Polygon as the first blockchain
    28 Sep 2022

    Robinhood announced the launch of its beta Web3 wallet, allowing 10,000 customers from the waitlist to participate in the wallet’s testing. The trading app said it tapped Polygon blockchain for its “scalability, speed, low network fees, and robust developer ecosystem.” Trading app Robinhood, which is solely available on iOS devices, will reportedly let users trade…

    FTX wins auction to acquire Voyager Digital’s assets
    28 Sep 2022

    Crypto exchange FTX US has won the bid for the assets of embattled crypto brokerage firm Voyager Digital, which to be approved by the UA Bankruptcy Court, with a bid valued at approximately $1.4 billion. Voyager hinted that its customers would eventually transition to the FTX platform after it finishes its Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings….