Nike NFTs to make their way into EA Sports games and its millions of fans
- June 2, 2023
- Posted by: MasterAdmin
- Category: Cointelegraph
Nike’s “virtual creations” will be integrated into EA Sports games in the coming months.
In a major step towards mainstream gamer adoption for crypto, Nike’s nonfungible token (NFT) platform .Swoosh will soon be integrated with EA Sports games, potentially allowing Nike’s virtual footwear and apparel to appear in games.
In a June 1 statement, Nike said that its “virtual creations” — its way of saying NFTs — will start being incorporated into EA Sports games in the coming months, though neither Nike nor Electronic Arts has revealed which game titles will include Nike’s virtual goods.…
Standard Chartered, PwC make case for programmable CBDC in China Greater Bay Area
With 11 megalopolises and three currencies, Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao make up a region that is ripe for central bank digital currency research.
British multinational bank Standard Chartered and PwC China have teamed up to produce a white paper on applications for central bank digital currency (CBDC) in the so-called Greater Bay Area of China — Guangdong Province, Hong Kong and Macao.…
Fed board issues order to Silvergate Bank as part of self-liquidation plan
Silvergate Capital Corporation and its crypto-friendly bank will have 10 days to submit a self-liquidation plan in compliance with California and federal requirements.
The Federal Reserve Board of the United States has issued a consent order to Silvergate Bank and its parent company as part of the institution’s plans to “wind down operations” and liquidate.
In a June 1 notice, the Fed said Silvergate Capital Corporation and the bank will have 10 days to submit a self-liquidation plan in compliance with California and federal requirements that will wind down its operations.…
Scientists propose quantum proof-of-work consensus for blockchain
Boson sampling was once considered a problem looking for a solution. Now, it might be the bridge that brings quantum computing to the blockchain.
A team of researchers from universities in Australia and the United States, working in collaboration with quantum technology company BTQ, recently published research proposing a novel proof-of-work (PoW) scheme for blockchain consensus that relies on quantum computing techniques to validate consensus.…
Mysten Labs’ Sui network partners with F1 Red Bull racing team
The Red Bull team signed a $150 million sponsorship deal with crypto exchange Bybit in 2022 ahead of the market crash and major bankruptcies in the space.
The Sui network, backed by Mysten Labs, has announced a multiyear partnership with the Red Bull Formula One Racing team less than a month after the blockchain’s mainnet went live.
In a June 1 announcement, Sui said it would be the official blockchain partner of the racing team, scheduled to compete in Spain on June 4.…