Samsung has just completed another crypto collaboration/partnership. They have inked a deal with Decentraland(mana) and will integrate the marketplace into Samsung Blockchain App.
Crypto twitter hacks
This morning, many large twitter accounts like Coinbase, Binance, and Gemini got hacked and the hackers used these official accounts to promote crypto scams, scamming people out of hundreds of thousands of dollars. it goes further than just crypto as the official accounts of Bill Gates, Elon Musk, and others were also hacked.
Vechain becomes founding member of the blockchain consortium of San Marino
Vechain, DNVGL, and others have formed the blockchain consortium of San Marino to work on regulation and adoption of Blockchain and cryptocurrency.
Vechain staking supported by Binance.us
Binance.us has finally announced staking support for Vechain. This hopefully will put more pressure for Coinbase and other exchanges to do the same.
ICX partners with Kotani
ICX is moving out of just Korea and expanding into Africa with their Partnership with Kotani. This foray into Kenya will attempt to give services to the unbanked in that country. Africa is a prime location for crypto expansion because in many regions, traditional banking does not have a foothold.
Vechain partners with large steel company to track employee health
Vechain has partnered via DNVGL with ArcelorMittal to track employee health during this COVID-19 pandemic. All employee data will now be stored on the VechainThor blockchain which hopefully leads to an increase of TX’s and Vtho burn.
Akon creates DLT hub in Kenya
Akon, known in the crypto world for his plan to build a city in Africa completely run on crypto has expanded his reach into Kenya. He plans to set up a DLT hub there to teach people technical skills about blockchain for a chance at better employment.
BOA allows Buying of BTC and ETH with credit cards
After Banning Credit Card buys of crypto 2 years ago, Bank of America has recently reversed its position on the matter and will charge a 5% fee for the service.
Binance updates engine, makes system 10x faster
Binance, the largest crypto exchange in the world has upgraded its engine, making it 10 times faster than it was. Hopefully, this will prevent it going down during bull runs and bear dumps.
Cardano mainnet staking rewards set
Cardano’s mainnet staking rewards are no longer a mystery to solve as they have finally been set. The staking rewards for the mainnet will be about 6-6.5% when the mainnet staking starts.