Facebook, Instagram open NFT feature to all US-based users

NFT creators and collectors in the US can now connect their wallets to post the digital collectibles they own across Facebook and Instagram. Meta announced on Sept. 29 that the digital collectible feature is open to all US-based users. Other users in 100 countries across Africa, Asia-Pacific, and the Middle East can only access the feature…

ATOM price struggles but Cosmoverse showcases the strength of Cosmos ecosystem

The final day of Cosmoverse in Medellin is coming to an end amid a party atmosphere in South America where few would believe a bear market was underway. Builders, investors, and fans of the Cosmos ecosystem came together in Colombia to celebrate the world of Cosmos and learn about the launch of ATOM 2.0. However,…

Klaytn launches gas fee rebate program for Web3 Gamers

Korean-based blockchain Klaytn has launched an initiative to allow Web3 gaming companies to build on its network to offset gas fees for gamers. Unlike traditional games, gamers in Web3 need to purchase cryptocurrency to pay for gas fees before playing a game. Moments of high network activities such as the OtherSide NFT mint have seen gas…

EPNS rebrands to Push Protocol as it moves to a multi-chain future

The Ethereum Push Notification Service, known as EPNS, has rebranded to Push Protocol in its “first step towards a multi-chain communication future.” The branding takes effect from Sept. 27, and all existing “channels, notifications, $PUSH token, and app all remain unchanged.” In a Medium article, the protocol announced that the move marked the evolution of…

Ethereum proof-of-stake client bug caught and patched without incident

Ethereum developers identified a bug within the Besu Ethereum client that could have led to “consensus failure in networks with multiple EVM implementations.” Gary Schulte reported the issue to the Hyperledger GitHub repository and was found by Martin Holst Swende. It is understood that “no production networks have transactions that would trigger this failure.” Bug…

ATOM up 3% as Cosmos releases new whitepaper

Layer-0 blockchain network Cosmos has released a new whitepaper to update its Cosmos Hub and ATOM token. The whitepaper was released on Sept. 26 during the Cosmoverse conference in Medellin, Colombia. Cosmos Hub Cosmos Hub is the blockchain at the center of the Cosmos ecosystem and first served as an intermediary between all the other…

ATOM 2.0 whitepaper to be revealed during Cosmoverse, token up 25% in September

The whitepaper for the revamped ATOM 2.0 upgrade will be revealed today, Sept. 26, during the first day of the Cosmoverse conference in Medellin, Colombia. Cosmos validator and Osmosis copywriter Emperor Osmo released a list of the ‘must-see’ events of Cosmosverse via a Twitter thread Sunday, Sept. 25. The important events for the ATOM 2.0…

Binance sets up global advisory board to drive responsible regulation of crypto

Leading crypto exchange Binance has launched a Global Advisory Board to engage regulators worldwide to foster responsible regulation of the crypto industry. The board comprises experts ranging from a former U.S. senator to distinguished economists and global business leaders. The team will leverage their expertise, experience, and networks to advise Binance on complex regulatory, political, and social…

Crypto analytics firm Messari raises $35 million in latest Series B round

Crypto research and analytics firm Messari has raised $35 million from a new Series B round to grow its data offerings and tools. Messari co-founder Ryan Selkis announced the new funding during the ongoing  Mainnet 2022 Summit. The fund will be invested in growing its team and developing its newly-launched products. Messari recently launched two new…