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Stepn’s ‘Move-to-Earn’ Model Has Crypto Analysts Seeing Long-Term Value

This blockchain-based app's users must purchase a "virtual sneaker" NFT to earn crypto rewards. Consumer advisory: They start at around $800.

This blockchain-based app's users must purchase a "virtual sneaker" NFT to earn crypto rewards. Consumer advisory: They start at around $800.


Nyan Heroes Raises $7.5M to Develop Play-to-Earn Game

The investment brings the company's valuation to $100 million.

The investment brings the company's valuation to $100 million.


Meta’s Instagram to Support NFTs From Ethereum, Polygon, Solana, Flow

The social media powerhouse won’t charge users for showcasing their crypto art.

The social media powerhouse won’t charge users for showcasing their crypto art.


Solana Pay Adds Customized Transaction Requests for Merchants

Pay previously allowed only one-way transfers of Solana-supported assets between users.

Pay previously allowed only one-way transfers of Solana-supported assets between users.


An Ape Ain’t Free: In Defense of Ethereum’s Fees

Pick your poison: low fees on a chain that could collapse when transaction demand outstrips blockspace (Solana), or unpredictable, sometimes very high fees on a stable chain (Ethereum).

Pick your poison: low fees on a chain that could collapse when transaction demand outstrips blockspace (Solana), or unpredictable, sometimes very high fees on a stable chain (Ethereum).


Here’s Why Solana Ceased Block Production for 7 Hours on Saturday

Millions of transactions per second and heavy traffic contributed to the network’s disruption, developers explained on Tuesday.

Millions of transactions per second and heavy traffic contributed to the network’s disruption, developers explained on Tuesday.


Solana Goes Dark for 7 Hours as Bots Swarm ‘Candy Machine’ NFT Minting Tool

It wasn’t immediately clear how the bot traffic overcame network safeguards.

It wasn’t immediately clear how the bot traffic overcame network safeguards.


How Human-Centered Design Can Fix Crypto Payments

Web 3 should steal design ideas from Web 2, Grace “Ori” Kwan says in a CoinDesk Payments Week op-ed.

Web 3 should steal design ideas from Web 2, Grace “Ori” Kwan says in a CoinDesk Payments Week op-ed.


Crypto Funds Saw Minor Outflows Last Week

Some $7 million flowed out of digital asset funds in the week through April 22.

Some $7 million flowed out of digital asset funds in the week through April 22.


Solana-Based Climate Change Project Employs ‘NFTrees’ to Save Rainforests

GainForest combines satellite imagery with data science in a bid to incentivize landowners away from cutting down trees.

GainForest combines satellite imagery with data science in a bid to incentivize landowners away from cutting down trees.