ThursdayMay 30, 2024 10:00 am

Merge Madrid Web3 Meeting Seeks to Unite Latin America, Europe

Picture a groundbreaking convergence bringing together thousands of dynamic tech communities under one roof — welcome to the Merge Madrid Web3 gathering. This upcoming event, set to take place in Madrid, Spain, aims to unite Web3 communities from Latin America and Europe. The Web3 meeting will bring together blockchain enthusiasts, companies, developers, investors and entrepreneurs to discuss key themes and foster international collaboration within the Web3 ecosystem. The meeting will occur in Spain's vibrant capital from Oct. 8–10, 2024, at Madrid's cultural center, Circulo de BellasArtes, with the primary objective of connecting stakeholders from Latin America and Europe to discuss…

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TuesdayMay 28, 2024 10:00 am

Millions Join Web3 Games Hosted on Telegram Mini Apps

Telegram is one of the most popular apps for messaging. It has approximately 800 million users every month, and now the “mini apps” created on its platform are attracting millions on a daily basis. Telegram says it provides a Web3 gateway through TON SDK, which is a protocol that allows users to access different apps, tokens and wallets. The protocol enables users to leverage various monetization techniques, such as subscription models, advertising, community development, bot interaction and in-app sales. One of the mini apps that have captured global attention is Notcoin. This project was initially known within a community of…

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ThursdayMay 23, 2024 10:00 am

Web3 Marketing Could Benefit from Adopting Techniques Apple Uses

Apple recently launched its headset, the Vision Pro, marking a major pivot second only to the iPhone’s launch back in 2007. Steve Jobs, Apple CEO at the time the iPhone was unveiled, described the iPhone as something that would reinvent phones. While launching the Vision Pro, Tim Cook adopted similar messaging and branding techniques that his iconic predecessor used. Apple steered away from using words such as headset, augmented reality, mixed reality or even extended reality. All that familiar jargon was cast aside, and the company focused on showing potential users what the Vision Pro could do for them. This…

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TuesdayMay 21, 2024 10:00 am

Latest $30M Seed Capital Pushes Web3 Identity Company to Unicorn Status

An online identity startup that uses blockchain tech to verify the online identities of individuals through palm scanning has bagged $30 million in seed capital. The startup, Humanity Protocol, is currently valued at $1 billion. The seed round was led by Kingsway Capital, an investment-management company based in the United Kingdom. Various Web3 investment companies participated in the event, including and Animoca Brands. Shima Capital, a venture company, also took part in the event. Terence Kwok, the founder of Humanity Protocol, stated that his company had also raised roughly $1.5 million from prominent cryptocurrency figures during a separate round.…

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ThursdayMay 16, 2024 10:00 am

Reebok to Customize Sneakers Using Digital Images Sent by Customers

Reebok announced that it has entered into a collaboration with Futureverse, a leader in metaverse technologies and revolutionary artificial intelligence. The sports brand announced the release of a new feature called Reebok Impact, which allows consumers to replicate their favorite pictures onto a digital sneaker. The feature is a tool powered by artificial intelligence that works by sending a picture via direct message on Instagram. In turn, consumers will receive a custom sneaker in the style and colors of the picture. Consumers can use the feature to create four pairs of sneakers for free digitally. Additionally, they can send the…

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TuesdayMay 14, 2024 10:05 am

Blockchain Technology Revolutionizing AI

The meshing of Web3 and artificial intelligence (AI) is happening at an ever-increasing pace, and blockchain tech is proving to be a major influence in the way AI shapes up for the future. The costs of innovation in AI are high, with the computational needs and large data sets needed to train models being out of reach for the majority. As a result, there is a risk that innovations in AI and the financial rewards from such innovation could be a preserve of a few individuals and entities that can mobilize the needed resources to drive innovation. This is where…

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ThursdayMay 09, 2024 10:00 am

Multichain Compatibility Could Safeguard Web3 from Collapse

The nascent Web3 space is expected by many to eventually replace the World Wide Web and become the next iteration of the internet. Powered by blockchain technology, Web3 will provide users with ownership and control over their data by espousing the principles of privacy preservation, trustlessness, interoperability and decentralization. However, to minimize the risk of Web3 collapse, players in the burgeoning space will have to invest in robust multichain compatibility. Multichain compatibility is a key foundational element that will ultimately be critical to Web3’s sustained growth, adoption and interoperability, especially as blockchain interoperability continues advancing and Web3 companies create decentralized…

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TuesdayMay 07, 2024 10:00 am

SlowMist Data Shows Web3 Security Breaches Caused Nearly $100M Loss

Data from blockchain security platform SlowMist has revealed that security breaches in the nascent Web3 space resulted in losses worth almost $100 million last month. Said to be the next iteration of the internet, Web3 runs on decentralized blockchain technology that offers users unprecedented ownership and control over their data. However, despite ostensibly offering better security and data control compared to the regular internet, Web3 is subject to regular security breaches. A recent security report from popular security platform SlowMist found that a total of 37 Web3 security breaches perpetrated in April resulted in approximately $90.81 million in losses. While…

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ThursdayMay 02, 2024 10:00 am

Google Cloud Launches Web3 Portal, Receives Mixed Reactions from Crypto Industry

Last week, Google Cloud launched a new portal with various resources for blockchain developers, including tutorials on how to create nonfungible tokens and data sets. The launch of the Web3 portal has been met with mixed reactions from the cryptocurrency industry however, with some expressing their disappointment about the new portal. Unchained VP of product marketing, Phil Geiger, stated in a post made on X last week that the platform had no native lighting support of Bitcoin. He added that this seemed like an oversight that ignored the most important cryptocurrency. A crypto trader by the pseudonym MartyParty on X…

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