Ethereum ready for The Merge as last shadow fork completes successfully

The successful completion of the last shadow fork signaled the readiness of the Ethereum network for migrating to a proof-of-stake consensus mechanism. Ethereum (ETH) developers confirmed the successful completion of the prerequisites — shadow forks — required for the highly anticipated blockchain upgrade, The Merge. Shadow forks help developers stress test synchronization assumptions to ensure […]

Meta to Open 10 Metaverse Campuses as Part of $150 Million Immersive Learning Project

Meta, the metaverse-focused social media company, is helping universities get their own virtual reality campuses online. The company will be opening 10 virtual campuses as part of its Immersive Learning project, which seeks to take education to virtual reality environments. In partnership with Victoryxr, an Iowa-based virtual reality education startup, Meta will invest $150 million […]

Japanese Government Presents Local Authorities with NFTs in National First

Japan’s cabinet has handed out non-fungible token (NFT) awards – in a new first for the nation’s government. The tokens were distributed to the local government authority winners of a nationwide digitization competition and represent “digital certificates” of achievement, CoinPost reported. The awards were handed out by the Cabinet Secretariat, a government agency that its […]

LG brings NFT to TV screen marketplace

LG has launched an NFT trading platform called “LG Art Lab,” which is currently only available in the US. It is a platform that allows users to buy, sell, trade and showcase their NFT portfolio through an application on LG TV screens. Meanwhile, LG is also beta testing a new digital wallet app called Wallypto, […]

What is Ethereum ERC721G

Introducing 𝗘𝗥𝗖𝟳𝟮𝟭𝗚 – The Smart Contract powering Gangster All Star: Evolution NFTs 𝗘𝗥𝗖𝟳𝟮𝟭𝗚 aims to bring batch minting to the next level  – by exploring what is possible within optimization constraints and introducing built-in staking functions and metrics for fractions of traditional gas cost. 𝗘𝗥𝗖𝟳𝟮𝟭𝗚’s most notable features are: ★ Gas Optimized Batch Minting ★ […]

Instagram users can post NFTs from digital wallets

Yesterday, Meta updated its blog about enabling NFTs functionality. Approximately 2.9 billion users in over 100 countries can now share NFTs, the supported blockchains are Ethereum, Polygon, and Flow, or block chains. The chain that has the most NFTs in the world. We are starting to allow people to post NFTs they own on both […]