Sweat Economy to Launch Governance Vote to Decide Fate of 2B Tokens

The new governance requires at least 75,000 votes for the proposal to be either accepted or rejected. Sweat Economy, the label behind the Sweatcoin and Sweat Wallet apps, plans to roll out a new governance vote later today in the wallet app. By doing this, the Sweat community will be saddled with the responsibility of deciding what happens to the 2 billion Sweat tokens lying idle in inactive users’ accounts. Token holders can now participate in the decision-making process by the principle of one man, one vote, thereby democratizing the…

Apple confirms acquisition of AR startup Mira following Vision Pro launch: Report

Just a day after launching a new virtual reality (VR) product line, Apple Vision Pro, the tech giant confirmed the acquisition of Mira, an augmented reality startup that provides hands-free, smartphone-powered headsets. On June 7, The Verge reported Apple’s latest acquisition was revealed through a private Instagram post shared by Mira CEO Ben Taft, which Apple later confirmed as accurate to the outlet. Expected to hit the market in early 2024, Apple Vision Pro stands as the most expensive mixed-reality gear — currently priced at $3,499. While Vision Pro comes packed…

Louis Vuitton To Launch Via Treasure Trunks NFTs

The new collection of “a few hundred” digital trunks will open for registration on June 8 to consumers based in the U.S., Canada, France, the U.K., Germany, Japan and Australia. Select customers can then purchase the NFTs on June 16 for €39,000, or about $42,000. As part of the token’s utility roadmap, holders will receive a physical replica of their digital Treasure Trunk, which will also unlock access to upcoming Louis Vuitton products and immersive events. According to a press release, the brand plans to release limited products and experiences…

Agoria Empowers Fans with NFT Ownership in Upcoming Album Launch

Agoria is revolutionizing the music industry by granting fans ownership rights to his upcoming album through NFTs, creating a unique and immersive experience for his audience. Renowned French DJ, producer, and NFT artist Agoria is spearheading a groundbreaking initiative that challenges the traditional norms of the music industry. In an exciting move, Agoria is giving fans the chance to own his upcoming album through non-fungible tokens (NFTs). This innovative approach not only bridges the gap between the artist and their fans but also transforms the concept of ownership in the…

SushiSwap Launch Sushi DEX Aggregator for Liquidity Support

Sushi noted that its team had been working secretly on building an aggregation router for a while now as it is part of the platform’s bigger vision for 2023.  Open-source Decentralized Exchange (DEX) SushiSwap has introduced a new aggregator as it makes its first foray into the aggregation business. With this DEX aggregator, SushiSwap customers are allowed to obtain the best prices when trading on the platform without further or additional procedures. In order words, customers will be offered optimum pricing while also exposed to a large range of assets…

Launch of ChatGPT Significantly Enhanced AI-Related Crypto Assets YTD

The German researchers found out that AI-related crypto assets jumped as much as 35 percent after the launch of ChatGPT. The recent Artificial Intelligence (AI) boom has propelled related companies to huge profits in the past few quarters. Already, Nvidia Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA) has seen its stock market rally more than 168 percent YTD to reach a valuation of about $1 trillion. However, it is AI-related crypto that has experienced significant volatility in the recent past due to the underlying speculative nature of digital assets. Already, top artificial intelligence and…

Apple Stock to Hit All-Time High Following Upcoming Launch of AR/VR Headset at Developers Conference

Observers are watching Apple stock, expecting that it would spike as Apple announces a new headset for augmented or virtual reality. Apple Inc (NASDAQ: AAPL) stock is on track to open at a possible all-time high as the tech giant prepares to launch its first-ever augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) headset. The launch is considered by many as one of Apple’s most significant product launches in the company’s nearly 50-year history. AAPL has climbed over 1% to more than $182 as the market pulses through premarket trading. So…

JPMorgan Collaborates with Indian Banks to Launch Blockchain-Based Dollar Settlement System, Reported Bloomberg

JPMorgan Chase & Co., the American multinational investment bank, has formed an alliance with six Indian banks to inaugurate a blockchain-based platform that will handle interbank dollar transactions within India’s emerging International Financial Centre. This development, initially reported by Bloomberg, showcases the evolving landscape of financial technology (fintech) in India. Kaustubh Kulkarni, JPMorgan’s Senior Officer in charge of Indian operations and Vice Chairman for the Asia-Pacific region, indicated that the project would enter a pilot phase in the upcoming months. This period is crucial for gauging the experience and adaptability…

Coinbase Derivatives Exchange To Launch ‘Institutional-Sized’ Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) Futures Contracts

Top US-based crypto firm Coinbase says its derivatives exchange is gearing up to launch “institutional-sized” Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) futures contracts next week. According to a new press release, Coinbase Derivatives Exchange says it plans to make the contracts, called Coinbase Bitcoin (BTI) and Coinbase Ether (ETI), available on Monday, June 5th. BTIs and ETIs will be settled in US dollars and represent one Bitcoin and 10 Ethereum per contract, respectively. Says Boris Ilyevsky, the head of Coinbase Derivatives Exchange, “In addition to risk management and enhanced precision, these…

Privacy-focused Aleo blockchain gets new wallet as mainnet launch approaches

Demox Labs has debuted a new wallet for the privacy-oriented Aleo blockchain network, according to a June 1 announcement. Called “Leo,” the wallet allows users to generate zero-knowledge (ZK) proofs within their browsers, letting them interact with Aleo’s ZK-based apps. Aleo is in its testnet phase but expects to launch a mainnet later this year. According to the announcement, Demox also raised $4.5 million from investors to further develop ZK-proof technology through Aleo and other networks. Over 40,000 users signed up for the Leo wallet waitlist in the period leading up…