Month: December 2021

Twitch Co-Founder Justin Kan Launches Gaming-Centric NFT Marketplace Fractal

The co-founder of Twitch, Justin Kan launched a gaming-centric non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace called Fractal on December 30. Fractal’s focus is on NFTs with video game utility and the project launched an NFT collection called “Fractals,” a 100,000 unique snowflakes that give users benefits while using the primary and secondary NFT marketplace. Twitch Co-Founder Launches

Bitcoin price reverses gains on New Year’s Eve; hodlers continue stacking sats

Bitcoin (BTC) and the broader cryptocurrency market turned lower Friday afternoon, erasing intraday gains to cap off a highly successful year on a weaker note.  Market Update The BTC price fell below $46,000 Friday and was last seen hovering below that level, according to data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView. The flagship cryptocurrency is

Metaverse NYE Parties: Decentraland New Year’s Eve Bash to Recreate One Times Square, Paris Hilton to DJ in Roblox

There’s a New Year’s Eve fiesta in the metaverse called the Metafest 2022 Global Party hosted by the real estate firm Jamestown and the crypto investment firm Digital Currency Group (DCG) in Decentraland. According to the announcement, the owner of One Times Square, Jamestown will recreate the iconic site in Decentraland for the 2022 ball

Cointelegraph Consulting: Crypto events of 2021 in retrospect

The year 2021 is coming to a close, and if there’s one way to describe how the cryptocurrency industry fared in the past 12 months, it would be momentous growth.  Major cryptocurrencies shattered previous records, adoption grew, new sectors sprouted, and novel blockchain use cases made significant breakthroughs. The Market Insight’s latest edition recalls the

Estonia’s new AML laws set to clamp down on crypto industry

Beginning in February, Estonia is set to introduce sweeping changes to its definition of Virtual Asset Service Providers, or VASPs, to include several cryptocurrency-related services — a move that could impact Bitcoin (BTC) ownership in the country — according to European compliance specialist Sumsub. On Sept. 21, the Estonian Ministry of Finance published a draft