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- @FXStreet — Cardano price smashes all-time highs, ADA aims for another 20% climb. As the anticipation for Cardano’s Alonzo update grows, ADA records an all-time high. The Alonzo hard fork next month will introduce a smart contract functionality to the network.
- @CNBC — PayPal launches its cryptocurrency service in the UK. climb. After experiencing success in the U.S., the firm announced that British customers will be able to buy, hold, and sell digital currencies. PayPal is just one of many large companies moving into the cryptocurrency industry.
- @CoinDesk — Cryptocurrency Market Tops $2T for First Time Since May. On August 14, the crypto market cap surpassed USD $2 trillion. Bitcoin led the rally as Ether and Cardano joined with their own surges. On July 20, the crypto market cap was at $1.19 trillion, meaning the sector almost doubled in value in under one month.
- @YahooFinance — Argo Blockchain Becomes First Climate Positive Cryptocurrency Mining Company and Releases Climate Strategy. The crypto mining firm announced last Tuesday that it has become Climate Positive. This means that it is addressing its own GHG emissions to become carbon neutral and is also supporting external projects to further mitigate emissions.
- @Cointelegraph — Visa invests $150,000 in NFT CryptoPunk Asset. The company purchased its first NFT this past Monday, CryptoPunk 7610- a female character with a mohawk, green clown eyes, and lipstick. The NFT was first sold for 0.6 ETH (just USD $114 at the time) a month after it was claimed back on June 23, 2017.
- @accesswire — Polygon Announces Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) for the Web 3 Ecosystem. DAOs promote transparency, cost savings, and decentralized decision-making. Polygon aims to shift decision-making away from a hierarchical structure and instead include the community’s opinion in the development of the Polygon DeFi sector.
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