Chinese city launches gov’t-backed metaverse platform
    25 May 2023

    The platform aims to consolidate the resources of academic institutions and enterprises in China, and bolster research efforts in areas related to the metaverse. On May 22, Nanjing, the capital city of China’s eastern Jiangsu province, inaugurated the China Metaverse Technology and Application Innovation Platform to advance metaverse research and development across the country. The…

    Project takes off with $31.6M in alleged exit scam
    25 May 2023

    On-chain detective ZachXBT believes that the project has “likely exit scammed” after bridging $31.6 million to multiple addresses on Tron and Ethereum. A crypto project called Fintoch, which claimed to be backed by investment banking firm Morgan Stanley, seems to have taken off with almost $32 million of its users’ funds, according to on-chain detective…

    Multichain token plunges 30% on backend upgrade delay
    25 May 2023

    The Multichain protocol’s TVL remains largely unchanged at $1.6 billion despite a large sell-off in the token. On May 24, the token price of cross-chain router protocol Multichain (MULTI) fell by 30% over 24 hours to trade at $4.97 at the time of publication. The sell-off came after users reported that their multichain funds had…

    Gaming is the ‘largest scale opportunity’ for crypto: Polygon co-founder
    25 May 2023

    Polygon co-founder Sandeep Nailwal says that speculation has been both the “boon and bane of crypto,” but genuine use cases will eventually rise to the surface. Sandeep Nailwal, the co-founder of the Ethereum scaling platform Polygon, believes Web3 gaming will eventually become one of the biggest drivers of mass crypto adoption. In a May 25…