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Failed '$175M' real estate token raise draws ire of Texas regulators

"GS Partners promoted the products through a multilevel marketing scheme paying lavish commissions," regulators say.

Boosting blockchain adoption by keeping tech on the back end

Builders are increasingly looking to streamline their applications with more familiar interfaces to onboard new users,

AI identity platform combats ownership and deep fakes

The new AI identity platform Hollo.AI takes on key topics of transparency, ethical use and content sovereignty in the age of rampant AI-generated deep fakes.

Dubai’s crypto regulator VARA switches leadership as it ramps up operations

Outgoing head Henson Orser will remain a consultant after Matthew White takes over as the new CEO of Dubai’s Virtual Asset Regulatory Authority.

Game distributor G2A opens gaming-focused NFT marketplace

G2A Capital Group CEO Bartosz Skwarczek said that the marketplace will help gamers find information on Web3 games and buy and sell assets associated with the games.

Ethereum L2 Starknet aims to decentralize core components of its scaling network

Starknet has laid out its road map to begin decentralizing core components of its Ethereum layer 2 scaling network to defend against censorship and improve robustness.

Blockdaemon among founders of BSN Spartan Network governing body

The BSN Foundation’s “non-cryptocurrency” approach aims to create a stable network that would not be as volatile as traditional cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin.

Philippines to sell $179M in tokenized treasury bonds for the first time

Real-world asset tokenization as a concept has existed for some time. However, in 2023, with the growing interest of institutions, various governments have started experimenting with the idea.

Solana hoses down ‘inaccurate’ CertiK report on Saga phone security flaws

CertiK claims Solana’s Saga smartphone contains a critical “bootloader vulnerability” — Solana Labs says the claims are entirely inaccurate.

Solana jumps 20% as Cathie Wood lauds its speed and cost over Ethereum

Solana has drastically outperformed other major crypto assets, gaining nearly 200% in the last month.

Layer 2 networks hit $13 billion TVL but challenges still remain

Data from L2Beat shows that layer 2s are seeing greater adoption than ever before as users continue to desire lower gas fees.

Breaking into Liberland: Dodging guards with inner-tubes, decoys and diplomats

Visiting Liberland — a crypto micronation between Croatia and Serbia — required decoys and diplomatic immunity to dodge the border guards.

Microsoft, Tencent and other tech giants join Decentralized Infura Network

Infura said the partnerships mark a major milestone in decentralizing and making its network more censorship-resistant.

Web3 advocate and author Alex Tapscott on the future of blockchain mass adoption

Alex Tapscott says Web3 offers “a set of tools” that can be used to “build new business models, to create new kinds of organizations [and] to transform existing industries.”

Binance Labs invests in ARKM, the native token of Arkham platform

Binance Labs, the venture capital arm of Binance Exchange, has invested in ARKM, the native token of the crypto intelligence platform Arkham.

Singapore introduces five new pilots to test asset tokenization

The latest initiatives led by the Monetary Authority of Singapore aim to develop foundational capabilities to scale tokenized markets.

Dairy Queen opens NFT pop-up store in China

The pop-up nonfungible token store, co-sponsored by Weirdo Ghost Gang, will run until the end of the year.

Cybersecurity team claims up to $2.1B in crypto stored in old wallets are at risk

The security firm urges those using wallets generated from 2011 to 2015 to transfer their assets to crypto wallets that were generated more recently.

OKX joins Komainu and CoinShares for institutional segregated asset trading

Sebastian Widmann, head of strategy at Komainu, believes this is a necessary step to attract institutions to adopt digital assets.

Ethereum’s rollups are 'gold standard’ but Plasma needs a revisit: Buterin

Vitalik Buterin called the early Ethereum scaling solution Plasma “underrated” and a “significant security upgrade” for chains that would otherwise be validiums.