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Australian Open jumps into the metaverse, recreating Rod Laver Arena in Decentraland

Australian Open jumps into the metaverse, recreating Rod Laver Arena in Decentraland

The Australian Open is now live in the metaverse. Tennis Australia has created a virtual replica of Melbourne Park and Rod Laver Arena in Decentraland, the pioneering crypto/Web 3.0 project. AO Decentraland features live behind-the-scenes footage from over 300 cameras around Melbourne Park, including the players’ arrival area and the practice village, as well as...

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The metaverse is money and crypto is king – why you’ll be on a blockchain when you’re virtual-world hopping

The metaverse is money and crypto is king – why you’ll be on a blockchain when you’re virtual-world hopping

You may think the metaverse will be a bunch of interconnected virtual spaces – the world wide web but accessed through virtual reality. This is largely correct, but there is also a fundamental but slightly more cryptic side to the metaverse that will set it apart from today’s internet: the blockchain. In the beginning, Web...

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Samsung Opens Flagship Metaverse Store in Decentraland

Samsung Opens Flagship Metaverse Store in Decentraland

The American arm of South Korean electronics giant Samsung has announced the opening of 837X, a virtual replica of its flagship 873 store, in the metaverse platform Decentraland. Samsung 837X is now in the Metaverse 🌐 at #CES2022 Join us and experience the world of Samsung like never before. Explore fun quests for a chance...

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Cardano vs. Ethereum: Can Ada Solve Ether’s Problems?

Cardano vs. Ethereum: Can Ada Solve Ether’s Problems?

Competition in the decentralized application space is heating up, and Cardano is looking to become a major contender. Cardano is a decentralized, open-source blockchain network that launched in September 2017. Like Ethereum, Cardano supports smart contract functionality (self executing computer programs) but plans to take them to the next level by ensuring higher speeds and...

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Shiba Inu Becomes The Most Popular Crypto In 2021

Shiba Inu Becomes The Most Popular Crypto In 2021

In a recent tweet, the world’s most-referenced cryptocurrency price-tracking website CoinMarketCap announced that Shiba Inu (CRYPTO: SHIB) was the most viewed crypto in 2021. It is currently the 13th largest cryptocurrency in the world, with a market cap of over $20 billion. According to CoinMarketCap, Shiba Inu recorded more than 188 million views during the...

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Nike acquires virtual sneakers and crypto collectibles startup RTFKT

Nike acquires virtual sneakers and crypto collectibles startup RTFKT

In October, Nike filed trademark applications as part of its preparations to sell virtual sneakers and apparel, according to CNBC. Now, the footwear and sports apparel giant has acquired a startup called RTFKT (pronounced “artifact”) that will help the company accelerate its “digital transformation.” RTFKT was founded in early 2020 and has since made a...

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Australia proposes new laws to regulate crypto, BNPL

Australia proposes new laws to regulate crypto, BNPL

Australia will create a licencing framework for cryptocurrency exchanges and consider launching a retail central bank digital currency as part of the biggest overhaul of its A$650 billion-a-day ($463 billion) payments industry in a quarter of a century. The country will also broaden its payment laws to cover online transaction providers like Apple Inc (AAPL.O)...