LG Electronics to Roll Out Crypto Wallet

As a part of plans to expand its business scope to include platforms and software, South Korean tech giant LG Electronics is launching a crypto wallet application dubbed “Wallypto.” Hence, LG Electronics sees the creation of a virtual asset wallet as a stepping stone toward revamping its business portfolio that has traditionally leaned on hardware. … Read more

Hardware Wallet Trezor Adds Crypto Purchase Service via MoonPay

Hardware wallet company Trezor on Wednesday partnered with Crypto payments company MoonPay to integrate the ability to buy cryptocurrencies. The partnership will allow customers to purchase over 1,000 cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), Tether (USDT), BNB, Cardano (ADA)  through the hardware wallet. A hardware wallet means that the private key is stored in the Trezor wallet, … Read more

Luxury Luggage Brand Hermes Files for Crypto, NFT and Metaverse Trademarks

After Hermes sued NFT project MetaBirkins for allegedly using its brand to sell digital collectables in December last year, the luxury brand giant has joined other top fashion companies in a quest to gain a foothold in the virtual world. Patent attorney Mike Kondoudis wrote that Hermès filed a trademark application for cryptocurrencies, NFTs, and the Metaverse with the U.S. Patent … Read more

Ticketmaster Partners with Flow Blockchain to Mint Live Event Ticket NFTs

American ticketing company Ticketmaster announced that it will enhance the fan event experience through digital collectable NFTs, and will mint ticket NFTs for selected events on Dapper Labs’ Flow blockchain, providing users with a new experience. Ticketmaster will issue NFTs for event organizers to provide fans with live events before, during and after the event. At the … Read more

EU Approves Brazilian Crypto Asset Management Firm Hashdex to List ETP Products

Brazil-based global digital asset management company Hashdex announced on September 1 that it has been approved to list its exchange-traded product (ETP) in the European Union. In May, Hashdex launched the Hashdex Nasdaq Crypto Index Europe ETP on the Swiss SIX securities trading platform. This is a major milestone following the issuance of approval on … Read more

Binance Launches Football Fan Token Index Perpetual Contracts Ahead of FIFA 2022

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance on Wednesday announced the launch of its Football Fan Token Index perpetual contracts. The exchange stated that its new crypto price index is tracking the market performance of football club fan tokens listed on Binance’s spot market in USDT. USDT, also known as Tether, is a cryptocurrency that is pegged to the … Read more

Hackers try to sell NFT of Belarusian leader’s supposed stolen passport

A group of hacktivists called the Belarusian Cyber Partisans have been attempting to sell a nonfungible token (NFT) featuring the purported passport info of Belarus president Alexander Lukashenko. The Belarusian Cyber Partisans say the move is part of a grassroots fundraising campaign to fight “bloody regimes in Minsk and Moscow.” The members claim to have … Read more