Ethereum vs Solana: Who Will End Up on Top in 2022?

    The two largest blockchain platforms – Ethereum and Solana – are now in a fierce confrontation. Will the technological reform and transition to Ethereum 2.0 help Ether? Or has the originally more advanced Solana network escalated its growth momentum enough to overtake ETH? What blockchain platform will become the new leader in the DeFi segment?…

    Social network on the blockchain: the quintessence of Web 3.0

    Up until just now, every popular social network was centralized, with its own administration, central servers, etc. But as Web 3.0 emerges, so do decentralized blockchain-based social media. The founder of SpaceX, Tesla CEO, and Starlink creator, Elon Musk, was recently asked whether he would consider creating a new open-source social network that prioritized freedom…

    OpenSea to support credit card payments for NFTs following Solana integration

    Buyers on OpenSea, the world’s leading NFT marketplace, can soon pay for non-fungible tokens without having cryptocurrency – with a credit card, debit card, Google Pay or Apple Pay. This move, which could bring in more newcomers to the NFT space, followed after the announcement of Solana NFT integration. The move comes through a partnership…

    What is Solana, and how does it work?

    Solana’s ambitious design aims to solve the blockchain trilemma; however, it still suffers from various drawbacks such as its vulnerability to centralization. What is Solana? Solana is a highly functional open source project that implements a new, permissionless and high-speed layer-1 blockchain. Created in 2017 by Anatoly Yakovenko, a former executive at Qualcomm, Solana aims…

    Solana announces Solana Pay allowing merchants to accept SOL payments

    Solana Labs, the developer team behind the Solana blockchain, announced Solana Pay, a new point-of-sale (POS) payment product that lets merchants accept crypto payments with near-instant finality and affordable fees. The payment solution is billed to be a game-changer that will help merchants interact directly with their customers by rewarding customer loyalty in a unique…

    Solana ETP receives approval to trade on Frankfurt Boerse

    DeFi Technologies subsidiary has been given the green light by the Boerse Frankfurt Zertifikate AG to list an exchange-traded product (ETP) that tracks the price of Solana cryptocurrency (SOL). The ETP provides traditional investors exposure to the crypto within a regulated and “fully backed” environment. According to a Monday press release, Valour’s Solana ETP began…