Author: Brian Newar

NFT games have edge over ‘money in, no money out’ games: Polygon’s Urvit Goel

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Polygon’s VP of Global Business Development for gaming Urvit Goel believes games that integrate nonfungible tokens (NFTs) have a natural edge on traditional games that don’t allow users to sell their in-game items. Goel spoke candidly with Cointelegraph in Seoul Read More

Voyager received better buy-out offers than FTX’s, set to return $270M to customers

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Beleaguered crypto lender Voyager Digital Holdings says it has received a number of “higher and better” buy-out offers than that offered by AlamedaFTX back in July, contrary to the investment firm’s continued public statements.  The company has also just been Read More

Contributors piling into Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Solana since 2018: Report

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Despite crypto market turbulence, active contributors across Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Solana’s top projects have increased by an average of 71.6% per year since January 2018, according to a new report. The findings come from an August 2 report sent to Cointelegraph Read More

Textbook publisher wants to use NFTs to skim the used-textbook market

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Textbook publisher Pearson has revealed its plans to use non-fungible tokens (NFTs) to keep track of digital textbook sales and effectively “diminish the secondary market” for its digital textbooks.  According to a Bloomberg report on August 1, Pearson CEO Andy Read More

Voyager rejects Alameda buyout offer as it ‘harms customers’

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Centralized crypto lender Voyager Digital Holdings has rejected an offer from FTX and its investment arm Alameda Ventures to buyout its digital assets on the grounds that the actions “are not value-maximizing” and potentially “harms customers.”  In a rejection letter Read More

Multisigs mean funds in bridges are ‘one small slipup’ from being hacked

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The recent exploit on Harmony’s Horizon Bridge revealed the inherent flaws with multisig admin keys that leave projects and their users “one small slipup” from deep trouble. Two crypto project leads expressed their concern that the expansion of the multi-chain Read More