New Partnership Aims to Bring Blockchain Sports Tokens to the NFL, MLB

New Partnership Aims to Bring Blockchain Sports Tokens to the NFL, MLB

Blockchain sports venture Chiliz has partnered with major sports marketing agency Lagardere Sports and Entertainment. American sports fans could soon be using blockchain-based tokens to interact with their favorite teams.Blockchain sports firm Chiliz has partnered with major marketing agency Lagardere Sports and Entertainment, according to a press release on Feb. 17. Chiliz CEO Alex Dreyfus told Cointelegraph that — as part of the partnership — Lagardere’s sales team will present Chiliz and its blockchain-based fan…

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Binance Supports Algorand’s v2.0.2 Upgrade, Halts ALGO Deposits

Binance Supports Algorand’s v2.0.2 Upgrade, Halts ALGO Deposits

Algorand, a blockchain network developed by the eponymous American blockchain firm, is expected to upgrade to version 2.0.2 today. Algorand, a decentralized blockchain network developed by the eponymous American blockchain firm, is expected to upgrade to version 2.0.2 today.The upcoming network upgrade is poised to increase the amount of time for nodes to upgrade to new consensus versions after voting thresholds have been met, as announced on Dec. 13.Scheduled for 10:00 AM ET on…

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Crypto Exchange Binance Launches Dedicated Staking Platform

Crypto Exchange Binance Launches Dedicated Staking Platform

Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance has launched a dedicated staking platform, allowing users to earn rewards on their token deposits. Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance has launched a dedicated staking platform, according to a company announcement published on Sept. 26.The new service will enable Binance users to deposit their token holdings and earn staking rewards, but without having to set up their own nodes to fulfill minimum staking amounts and/or time lengths.Staking vs. mining cryptocurrenciesIn blockchains…

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Wesley Snipes Is Launching a Tokenized $25 Million Movie Fund

Wesley Snipes Is Launching a Tokenized $25 Million Movie Fund

Liechtenstein Cryptoassets Exchange (LCX) is tokenizing a $25 million movie fund together with renowned Hollywood actor Dr. Wesley Snipes. Liechtenstein Cryptoassets Exchange (LCX) is tokenizing a $25 million movie fund together with renowned Hollywood actor Dr. Wesley Snipes. The news was reported by Cointelegraph auf Deutsch on Sept. 9.Dr. Snipes is an American actor, film producer, master martial artist, and author, known for his roles as the Marvel Comics character Blade in the Blade…

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Crypto Wallet Launches Testnet Trades for 300M Telegram Users

Crypto Wallet Launches Testnet Trades for 300M Telegram Users

Button Wallet is launching a free testing service on the Telegram Open Network in a bid to drive cryptocurrency adoption among Telegram’s 300 million users. Non-custodial and multi-cryptocurrency wallet provider Button Wallet is launching a free testing service on the Telegram Open Network (TON) in a bid to drive crypto adoption among Telegram’s 300 million users.The client application is offering a giveaway 6.6 testnet gram tokens — the native currency of Telegram’s TON blockchain…

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