Polygon powers India police complaint portal, battling corruption

17 minutes ago The First Information Report (FIR) launched on Polygon allows the citizens of Firozabad to register complaints against the police without worry of it being dismissed or manipulated. 122 Total views 2 Total shares Listen to article News

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Rocky road lies ahead, but here’s 5 altcoins that still look bullish

The United States equities markets plunged on Aug. 26 following Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell’s speech where he reiterated the central bank’s hawkish stance. Continuing its correlation with the equities market, Bitcoin (BTC) and the cryptocurrency markets also witnessed a sharp selloff on Aug. 26. Bitcoin has declined about 14% this month, making it the worst performance for August since 2015 when the price had dropped 18.67%. That may be bad news for investors because September has a dubious record of a 6% average loss since 2013, according to data…

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Price analysis 7/27: BTC, ETH, BNB, XRP, ADA, SOL, DOGE, DOT, MATIC, AVAX

United States equities and cryptocurrency markets are heading into the Federal Reserve’s interest rate decision on July 27 on a positive note. This suggests that the market participants believe the Fed will deliver a 75 basis point rate hike, which is in line with market expectations.  Some economists expect the Fed to calm the markets by indicating less aggressive rate hikes in the future. Trading firm QCP Capital said that the market reaction has been positive to all the Federal Open Market Committee meetings this year and they expect the…

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Defi TVL and Smart Contract Platform Tokens Swell in Value With ETH, ETC Leading the Pack

The top smart contract platform tokens by market capitalization and the total value locked (TVL) in decentralized finance (defi) have swelled significantly in value during the last few days. Since the value locked in defi reached a 2022 low of $70 billion on June 19, the defi ecosystem’s entire TVL has grown by more than $17 billion. Meanwhile, the two smart contract tokens ethereum and ethereum classic saw their fiat values rise during the last seven days, as the two coins led the pack this week with double-digit gains. Defi…

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Biggest Movers: MATIC Climbs 20% to Hit 2-Month High, as AVAX Nears 6-Week Peak

Polygon was up by nearly 20% to start the week, as the token rallied to its highest level since May. Today’s surge comes as crypto markets were mostly in the green, with avalanche also hitting multi-week highs, and as of writing, is up by over 10% on the day. Polygon (MATIC) Polygon (MATIC) was one of the most notable gainers in crypto markets on Monday, as prices rose by nearly 20%. Following a low of $0.7464 on Sunday, MATIC/USD raced to an intraday high of $0.9269 to start the week.…

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Blockchain Company Polygon Chosen to Participate in Disney’s 2022 Accelerator Program

The blockchain company Polygon has been chosen to join Disney’s Accelerator program, according to a Walt Disney Company blog post published on Wednesday. The company’s 2022 Disney Accelerator initiative is a business development program that aims to “accelerate the growth of innovative companies from around the world.” Disney’s 2022 Accelerator Is Focused on Artificial Intelligence, NFTs, and Augmented Reality Walt Disney Company published an announcement on Wednesday that explains the Disney Accelerator program has picked six companies to join this year’s class initiative that plans to target a few different…

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Eth2 rebrands to Consensus Layer, Elon Musk fails to boost DOGE, YouTube gaming head switches to Polygon Studios: Hodler’s Digest, Jan 23-28

[ad_1] Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Analysts say Bitcoin’s bounce at $36K means ‘it’s time to start thinking about a bottom’ Bitcoin had a turbulent week, its price dropping as low as $33,300 and surging as high as $38,000 before retracting back to the $36,000 region at the time of…

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QuickSwap lets users avoid Ethereum transaction fees with Polygon

[ad_1] As Ethereum gas prices rise, the chain that inspired Web3 is becoming gentrified, with high transaction costs pushing less wealthy users onto competing blockchains or scaling solutions. This means that many use cases are becoming unfeasible in the proverbial layer-one downtown, and suburban neighborhoods are being developed to allow for a cost-effective layer-two blockchain experience.  Since getting acquainted with Polygon around the time of its launch in late 2019, Sameep Singhania has been an avid supporter of projects built on the protocol. In 2021, he created QuickSwap, a decentralized…

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Polygon upgrade quietly fixes bug that put $24B of MATIC at risk

[ad_1] Ethereum-based layer two scaling network Polygon has quietly fixed a vulnerability that put almost $24 billion worth of its native token MATIC at risk. According to a Dec. 29 blog post from Polygon, the “critical” vulnerability in the network’s Proof-of-Stake (PoS) Genesis contract was first highlighted by two whitehat hackers on Dec. 3 and Dec. 4 via blockchain security and bug bounty hosting platform Immunefi. All you need to know about the recent Polygon network update.✅A security partner discovered a vulnerability✅Fix was immediately introduced✅Validators upgraded the network✅No material harm…

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Polygon, Reddit Co-Founder’s VC Firm Launch $200 Million Social Media Web3 Fund – Bitcoin News

[ad_1] The team behind Polygon, the protocol dedicated to interconnected blockchain networks like Ethereum, and Alexis Ohanian’s Seven Seven Six venture capital company have revealed a $200 million investment fund in blockchain-based social media projects. According to the announcement, the partner’s mission is to attempt to bridge blockchain, Web3 technology, and social media together. Polygon and Alexis Ohanian’s Seven Seven Six Launch $200 Million Fund Dedicated to Web3, Blockchain, and Social Media Polygon and Alexis Ohanian’s firm Seven Seven Six plan to bolster Web3 technology with social media via blockchain…

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