OpenSea will begin supporting the Layer 2 scaling network Arbitrum on Wednesday, according to a tweet thread from the NFT marketplace. "This is a first step in building our goal of a web3 future where people have access to the NFTs they want on the chains they prefer," OpenSea said.  Arbitrum is amo...
Volmex Labs, a crypto volatility protocol backed by investments from Alameda Research and CMS Holdings, launched two volatility indexes for bitcoin and ether on Tuesday.  The firm's product hopes to emulate the Cboe Volatility Index (VIX), by generating a 30-day forward projection of volatility. The...
David Jones, one of the creators of the Grand Theft Auto series, has backed blockchain gaming studio Random Games in a $7.6 million round.  Along with Jones, the round was co-led by Resolute Ventures and Asymmetric and featured participation from Ignia, 2 Punks Capital, ID345 and Polygon, according ...
Residents of the U.S. state of Colorado can now pay their taxes in the form of cryptocurrency. According to Colorado's Department of Revenue, payments can be made via PayPal, though at this time only personal accounts may be used. PayPal supports bitcoin, ether, bitcoin cash and litecoin.  To make s...
The MakerDAO Governance has voted in favor of a proposal to add GnosisDAO (GNO) token as new collateral for the DAI stablecoin. Details on the voting page show that participants in favor of the move voted with a combined total of almost 70,000 Maker (MKR) tokens. This amounted to a 77% approval rati...
MicroStrategy added an additional 301 bitcoin worth around $6 million to its balance sheet, it was revealed on Tuesday. Founder and former CEO Michael Saylor shared the news on Twitter, with the filing revealing the purchases were made between Aug. 2 and Sept. 19. This is the firm’s first purchase s...
Equity exchange operator Nasdaq has been plotting a move into institutional crypto custody service, according to several people briefed by the company.  The firm, which operates markets in U.S. and global equities, is no stranger to the cryptocurrency market, having served as a provider of market su...
Crypto market making firm Wintermute has been hacked for $160 million but the firm remains solvent, according to founder and CEO Evgeny Gaevoy. Gaevoy said today on Twitter that the money was related to its DeFi operations and that it's centralized exchange and over-the-counter offerings were not af...
Trading firm Alameda Research will repay some $200 million in loans to Voyager Digital, the bankrupt crypto lender. Alameda will repay 6,553 in bitcoin (roughly $128 million) and 51,204 in ether (roughly $70 million) in principal and loan fees, as well as smaller amounts in seven other tokens, accor...
Blockchain technology is reshaping the future, infiltrating its way into each and every industry. One industry rapidly adopting blockchain technology is the gaming sector. Play-to-earn crypto games are currently taking precedence in the minds of new and professional gamers. The revolutionary typ...

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