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SpaceX to accept Dogecoin payments for next year's lunar mission

SpaceX to accept Dogecoin payments for next year's lunar mission

The cryptocurrency has jumped over 800% over the last month and is now the 4th largest digital currency

Elon Musks commercial rocket company, SpaceX will soon be accepting meme-inspired cryptocurrency Dogecoin as payment for its "DOGE-1 Mission to the Moon" expected to commence in the first quarter of 2022. In a tweet, Musk mentioned that SpaceX is launching satellite Doge-1 next year to the moon, a Mission that would be paid in Doge – the 1st crypto in space.

In a statement, Geometric Energy Corp. announced that Dogecoin-funded mission earlier on May 9, however, the company failed to disclose

eBay considering cryptocurrency payment option and sale of NFTs

eBay considering cryptocurrency payment option and sale of NFTs

American multinational e-commerce giant- eBay has reportedly hinted at the possibility of accepting payments in the form of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin on its website. With nearly 190 million global users, eBay has been known for its online auctions, however, it has diversified considerably in the past few years to become a straightforward e-commerce platform, with sellers and SMBs establishing dedicated online shops on the website.

Following many leading platforms announcing the acceptance of digital assets as a payment form, the company was reportedly quoted stating that it has no immediate plans, although the acceptance of crypto is in the pipeline.

Korea’s Kookmin Bank launches institutional digital asset custody KODA

Korea’s Kookmin Bank launches institutional digital asset custody KODA

Korea’s largest bank, Kookmin Bank (KB) has unveiled KODA, the institutional digital asset custody solution based on technology taken from blockchain firm Haechi Labs and in partnership with Hashed. The offering will connect selected over-the-counter (OTC) cryptocurrency exchanges and currently supports three cryptocurrencies, namely Bitcoin, Ethereum and KLAY.

KLAY is a token for the KLAYTN blockchain network, which was created by Korea’s leading social network, Kakao and is preparing to support a possible CBDC (central bank digital currency). In addition to safeguarding keys, KODA also aims at supporting staking services. While t

Technology giant Nvidia to limit the use of RTX 3060 to mine Ethereum

Technology giant Nvidia to limit the use of RTX 3060 to mine Ethereum

Nvidia, the leading multinational technology giant, is reportedly attempting again to curb the use of its RTX 3060 GPU for mining Ethereum, with a novel update yet again including a hash limiter to the GPU.

Although this is not the first time that technology giant has attempted to nerf the performance of mining on the RTX 3060. Nvidia first rolled out novel drivers that were meant to limit the Ethereum mining’s hash rate by over 50% in February.

Head of global GeForce marketing, Nvidia, Matt Wuebbling, stated that the firm designed GeForce GPUs for gamers and players are demanding for more.

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Adobe unveils new asset management tool to enhance customer experience

Adobe unveils new asset management tool to enhance customer experience

Adobe Inc.- an American multinational computer software company has reportedly announced the launch of Adobe Experience Manager Assets Essentials- a new asset management solution. Notably, this new system aims at providing teams that work with digital assets, a simplified management experience in the Adobe Experience Cloud as compared to Adobe’s present enterprise-focused asset management tool.  

In addition to the above, Adobe is also offering its first tool named the Adobe Journey Optimizer that combines the new experience. The new tool is designed to assist users to leverage their customer data to build out customer journeys along with figuring out the best w

Taurus gains FINMA nod to launch digital exchange platform- ‘TDX’

Taurus gains FINMA nod to launch digital exchange platform- ‘TDX’

Swiss financial services company, Taurus Group SA has reportedly obtained a securities firm license from FINMA- the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority to operate the first independent regulated marketplace designed for digital assets, globally.

Notably, the launch of Taurus’ Digital eXchange (TDX) aims at meeting the growing demand for issuers and banks to gain an open and independent infrastructure for private assets and tokenized securities.

TDX instantly connects investors, issuers, and banks to exchange any kind of digital assets. Through the tokenization of art, real estate, cryptocurrencies, equity, and other

PayPal to buy Curv to strengthen cryptocurrency offerings

PayPal to buy Curv to strengthen cryptocurrency offerings

PayPal- an American firm operating an online payment system has reportedly announced that it has plans to acquire Curv- an Israel-based cryptocurrency company.

Notably, Curv is a crypto-based security startup that helps in storing cryptocurrency assets securely. The firm operates a cloud-based service that allows customers to access their crypto wallets without the need for a hardware device.

In addition to the above, the company also helps establish sophisticated policies so that new interns do not withdraw crypto assets without any approval chain. Additionally, customers can also create lists so that regular transactions can be made e

Antier Solutions unveils the world’s first DeFi wallet technology

Antier Solutions unveils the world’s first DeFi wallet technology

In a bid to strengthen its presence in the evolving DeFi market, Antier Solutions- an Indian blockchain development company has reportedly launched the world’s first DeFi wallet that supports TRON, Binance Smart Chain DApps, and Ethereum.

For the record, the novel wallet technology offered by Antier is an effort to facilitate decentralized finance available across the network. Along with providing P2P crypto exchange technology, the DeFi crypto wallet can be combined into different DApps systems like Aave, compound, Maker, and Cure.

In addition to the above, the wallet is also marketed as a white-label product utilized by anyone w

Google Finance to offer crypto-based data via a new dedicated tab

Google Finance to offer crypto-based data via a new dedicated tab

Amidst the growing crypto-adoption trend, American multinational technology giant- Google has reportedly started offering crypto price updates on its website- finance.google.com, a webpage that focuses on analyzing the financial markets. For the record, the category named ‘crypto’ has been added to the “Compare Markets” division along with the Foreign Exchange markets and the traditional stock.

Notably, the segment provides integral pricing data for various cryptos like Ether, Litecoin, Bitcoin, and Bitcoin Cash. Moreover, Alphabet, the parent company of Google, runs a popular video-sharing platform- YouTube, that frequently troubled crypto enthusia