Zircuit, New ZK-Rollup Focused on Security, Launches Staking Program – Blockchain News, Opinion, TV and Jobs

George Town, Grand Cayman, February 24th, 2024, Chainwire Staking program amassed over $129M TVL in less than 24 hours  Zircuit, a security-focused zero-knowledge rollup backed by pioneering L2 research, launched Zircuit Staking, an innovative program that allows users to stake ETH, liquid staking tokens (LSTs), and liquid restaking tokens (LRTs) to earn Zircuit Points. Shortly after launch, Zircuit Staking has already accumulated over $129M on the Ethereum mainnet and continues to rise. Zircuit’s community has gained an impressive following of over 112K Twitter followers and 125K Discord members within a…

Insights from Mona El Isa, Founder of Avantgarde – Blockchain News, Opinion, TV and Jobs

The recent approval of Spot Ethereum ETFs has stirred conversations within the crypto community, raising concerns about the growing centralization of Ethereum. Mona El Isa, the founder of Avantgarde, a pioneer in the blockchain industry, sheds light on the potential risks associated with this development. In a recent comment, El Isa highlighted the challenges posed by the concentration of power in Ethereum’s staking ecosystem and the implications of Spot Ethereum ETFs on the network’s decentralization. Ethereum Staking Trends: El Isa expresses apprehension regarding the current state of Ethereum’s staking ecosystem,…

AI Tokens Surge, Outshining Market in Stunning Rally – Blockchain News, Opinion, TV and Jobs

By Enoch Mutembei The cryptocurrency space has witnessed a remarkable surge in the performance of AI-focused tokens, fueled in part by the recent unveiling of OpenAI’s cutting-edge artificial intelligence, Sora. OpenAI, under the leadership of CEO Sam Altman, introduced Sora last week, a revolutionary AI operating on a text-to-video logic, translating textual cues into concise video clips. This move has had a profound impact on the AI tokens market, propelling several projects to noteworthy gains in the past 7 days. Here are five standout AI tokens that have demonstrated exceptional…

AI Analysis Launches The AIA Mastercard – The Future of Crypto-Fiat Transactions – Blockchain News, Opinion, TV and Jobs

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 23rd, 2024, Chainwire AI Analysis (AIA) proudly announces the launch of the AIA Mastercard, its groundbreaking Crypto-to-Fiat Card, in association with Mastercard. “It’s not just a card, it’s a revolutionary step in bridging the gap between cryptocurrency and real-world transactions, offering unparalleled convenience and freedom to our users” says Faisal Rahman, Chief Executive Officer of AI Analysis. “We are proud to be at the forefront of this revolution, providing users with a tool that not only simplifies but also elevates their financial transactions.”  Unmatched Spending…

Texas Blockchain Council, Crypto Miner Riot Platforms Sue DOE, OMB Over ‘Emergency’ Survey

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Circle Rolls Out Native USDC on the Celo Blockchain, Expanding Stablecoin Access

Circle has integrated USDC directly onto the Celo blockchain, enabling faster and cheaper transactions with its native stablecoin. This aligns with Circle and Celo’s shared mission of increasing financial access. San Francisco-based financial services firm Circle announced the launch of USDC on the Celo blockchain earlier this week, allowing users to access the regulated US dollar stablecoin without needing to bridge assets across chains. USDC is now natively integrated on Celo, joining the blockchain’s existing stablecoin use cases including remittances, savings, lending, and payments. The move provides another way for…

$3.1M Raised in Under 6 Days – Blockchain News, Opinion, TV and Jobs

London, United Kingdom, February 21st, 2024, Chainwire Bitcoin Dogs has now raised a total of $3.1M in the first 6 days of its historic presale. The project’s BRC-20 token, 0DOG, is the first-ever ICO on the Bitcoin blockchain. Bitcoin Dogs leverages the recent Ordinals protocol to break new ground in the Bitcoin ecosystem and the team plans to launch a 10k-strong NFT collection later this year. The opportunity to be part of history has been a key selling point for the brand, fuelled no doubt by the token price increasing…

Surge in Stablecoin Supply Signals Robust Capital Inflow to the Crypto Market – Blockchain News, Opinion, TV and Jobs

By Enoch Mutembei In the past week, Bitcoin has experienced a bullish rally, breaking through the highly coveted $52,000 threshold and reclaiming nearly all losses incurred since the FTX collapse. This milestone is crucial for an industry grappling with a prolonged bear market. Coinciding with Bitcoin’s upward trajectory is a noticeable uptick in the combined market capitalization of major stablecoins, including USDT, USDC, BUSD, and DAI. The aggregate market cap of these four stablecoin giants has expanded from $131.232 billion to $138.993 billion between Feb. 13 and Feb. 20, indicating…

Sui Reveals Initial Wave of Speakers, Famed Venue for First Annual Basecamp Event – Blockchain News, Opinion, TV and Jobs

Palo Alto, United States of America, February 20th, 2024, Chainwire The joint organizers behind the first annual global Sui conference, Sui Basecamp, today announced the initial wave of confirmed speakers for the Parisian event taking place on April 10 and 11, 2024. Sui Basecamp is a celebration of the developers and entrepreneurs building on Sui, the innovative Layer 1 blockchain and smart contract platform, and will feature speakers and thought leaders from all over the world and throughout the greater Web3 ecosystem.  Sui Basecamp’s initial wave of speakers includes:  Arianna…

ETF Inflows Continue to Bolster Bitcoin – Blockchain News, Opinion, TV and Jobs

Bitcoin (BTC) ended the week at approximately $52,150, showing a notable 7.9% increase from the previous week’s closing value of around $48,300. The week began with robust price growth, with BTC reaching its peak trading price of around $52,800 on Thursday, before stabilizing over the weekend within the $51,000 to $52,000 range and ultimately closing slightly above $52,000. Last week marked Bitcoin’s return to trading above $50,000 for the first time in over two years, signaling strong momentum following the approval of BTC ETFs Spot. The last time BTC traded…