DeFi project aims to unlock a multibillion-dollar market with new DeFi Debit Card
    31 Dec 2023

    DeFi offers anonymity and a global reach but lacks user experience and more use cases for everyday scenarios. Retik Finance launches a DeFi debit card to bridge decentralized finance to traditional spending. In the dynamic world of digital finance, decentralized finance (DeFi) stands on the periphery of mainstream financial engagement. Its innovative promise is often overshadowed by…

    Vitalik Buterin reveals Ethereum game plan for 2024
    31 Dec 2023

    Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin has shared the Ethereum roadmap for 2024, admitting that there are only minor changes compared to last year. In a series of posts on X (formerly Twitter), Buterin outlines that the continued focus for Ethereum in 2024 is on six main components. Furthermore, in a detailed chart with annotations and diagrams, Buterin elaborated on…

    GameFi opportunities and challenges in 2024
    30 Dec 2023

    GameFi could be set for a landmark year, with several Triple-A (AAA) titles scheduled for release. Could 2024 be the year that blockchain shakes up the traditional gaming market? GameFi titles haven’t always enjoyed the best reputation with the general gaming public. Critics of the genre point to lackluster graphics, uninspired game mechanics and a…

    Invesco Galaxy, Bitwise, WisdomTree, Fidelity join BTC ETF revision rush
    30 Dec 2023

    The hopefuls in the race toward a spot Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) waited until the very last minute to submit the final versions of their S-1 form applications on Dec. 29. They trickled into the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) throughout the day, with Invesco Galaxy, Bitwise, WisdomTree and Fidelity coming in after BlackRock, Van…

    Crypto landscape: ten years of growth, change, advances and retreats
    29 Dec 2023

    While some digital assets have stood the test of time, others have tumbled below the thousands of new digital currencies that exist today. Price of Bitcoin on Christmas Day 🎄 2023: $43,2542022: $16,8492021: $50,8882020: $23,7602019: $7,2662018: $4,0212017: $14,3022016: $8942015: $4562014: $3182013: $669 — CoinGecko (@coingecko) December 25, 2023 On Dec. 28, the total market capitalization…

    Vitalik Buterin wants to ‘make Ethereum cypherpunk again’
    29 Dec 2023

    Ethereum needs to reignite the “cypherpunk” revolution that was first envisioned for the blockchain in its early days, says Vitalik Buterin, one of the network’s founders. According to Buterin, Ethereum was initially envisioned as a “public decentralized shared hard drive” that could leverage peer-to-peer messaging and decentralized file storage, but the vision began to fade…