Blockchains

 Get It While It’s Smokin’ Hot! Eaze Releases NFT Featuring NBA Champion Matt Barnes to Fund National Expungement Week And Celebrate 4/20’s 50th Anniversary

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 8:51pm

Today, Eaze launches its first non-fungible token (NFT) to put its signature moonman image in the hands of the - ahem - highest bidder in celebration of 4/20\xe2\x80\x99s golden anniversary.

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  • Today, Eaze launches its first non-fungible token (NFT) to put its signature moonman image in the hands of the - ahem - highest bidder in celebration of 4/20\xe2\x80\x99s golden anniversary.
  • The NFT, which features NBA champion and nationally-recognized cannabis advocate Matt Barnes, is for sale on OpenSea .
  • All proceeds from the sale will go to National Expungement Week (N.E.W.
  • ), a POC-powered organization that provides access to relief, equity, and opportunity in communities affected by the War on Drugs.\nThis press release features multimedia.

Seward & Kissel Advises Sotheby’s on First NFT Sale, in Collaboration with Pioneering Digital Artist Pak

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 2:00pm

b'Seward & Kissel LLP announced today that it advised Sotheby\xe2\x80\x99s on the historic auction house\xe2\x80\x99s first-ever sale of non-fungible tokens, which occurred this week through Sotheby\xe2\x80\x99s collaboration with the renowned digital artist known as Pak.

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  • b'Seward & Kissel LLP announced today that it advised Sotheby\xe2\x80\x99s on the historic auction house\xe2\x80\x99s first-ever sale of non-fungible tokens, which occurred this week through Sotheby\xe2\x80\x99s collaboration with the renowned digital artist known as Pak.
  • Known only by their pseudonym, Pak has been creating digital art for more than 25 years and, in late 2020, became the first artist to sell an NFT for $1 million.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cWe are grateful that Sotheby\xe2\x80\x99s chose us to advise them on their first foray into the world of NFTs.
  • The firm has offices in New York City and Washington, D.C.\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210415005614/en/\n'

ePIC Blockchain Completes $7.5 Million Series A Financing Round

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 11:00am

b'ePIC Blockchain Technologies Inc.("ePIC"), North America\xe2\x80\x99s sole Blockchain semiconductor design and mining rig vendor, announced today the completion of its Series A funding round for USD 7.5 million.

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  • b'ePIC Blockchain Technologies Inc.("ePIC"), North America\xe2\x80\x99s sole Blockchain semiconductor design and mining rig vendor, announced today the completion of its Series A funding round for USD 7.5 million.
  • Fort Capital Partners advised ePIC in the evaluation and structure of the offering.\n\xe2\x80\x9c2021 will be a stellar year for ePIC,\xe2\x80\x9d said Henry Quan, Chief Marketing Officer of ePIC.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cWith a strong order book and a surging cryptocurrency market, ePIC is poised to become a major supplier of mining rigs worldwide.
  • ePIC is currently shipping Mining Rig for Siacoin and has 2 ASIC Mining Rigs slated for release during 2021.

BOSAGORA Announces DAO Roadmap for Real Decentralization in Blockchain

Monday, April 12, 2021 - 2:00pm

b'BOSAGORA , a public blockchain platform, has announced a DAO roadmap for real decentralization on April 12.\nKnown as a platform that launched Korea\'s first initial coin offering (ICO) project, BOSAGORA has already created a Congress Network for decentralizing the organization to run the project as well as technology from the initial stage.

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  • b'BOSAGORA , a public blockchain platform, has announced a DAO roadmap for real decentralization on April 12.\nKnown as a platform that launched Korea\'s first initial coin offering (ICO) project, BOSAGORA has already created a Congress Network for decentralizing the organization to run the project as well as technology from the initial stage.
  • The Congress Network will be comprised of node operators who have secured at least 40,000 BOA assets without delegating any voting rights or selecting representatives.
  • In addition to launching CoinNet and enlisting Congress Network test participants, VOTERA plans a test run within the third quarter of this year.\nThe core of BOSAGORA DAO Blockchain is based on Trust Contract, which is a self-contract solution for Smart Contract developed for the network protocol of AGORA Blockchain scheduled for launch before the end of the first quarter of next year.
  • He added that \xe2\x80\x9cBased on BOSAGORA\'s core values including transparency, fairness, and publicness, we will disclose the company\'s plans in stages to make a truly decentralized autonomous organization.\xe2\x80\x9d\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210412005400/en/\n'

Topps Debuts its First MLB Baseball Card NFT Collection With Topps Series 1 Baseball Launch

Monday, April 12, 2021 - 12:00pm

b"The Topps Company today announced the release of 2021 Topps Series 1 Baseball NFT (non-fungible token) collectibles, ushering in a new era of baseball card collecting in partnership with Major League Baseball and MLB Players, Inc.

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  • b"The Topps Company today announced the release of 2021 Topps Series 1 Baseball NFT (non-fungible token) collectibles, ushering in a new era of baseball card collecting in partnership with Major League Baseball and MLB Players, Inc.
  • Launching Tuesday, April 20 at 1PM ET, Topps will build on its legacy as an innovator of digital collectibles by releasing its flagship yearly baseball card collection for the first time as NFTs.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cOur MLB blockchain NFT series debut marks a historic moment in the modern evolution of collecting for both traditional and new collectors.
  • With this release, Topps Series 1 joins a rapidly growing collection of officially licensed Topps NFT collectibles on blockchain.\nIn celebration of the monumental release, the first 10,000 people who sign up to receive email alerts for Topps Series 1 are eligible to receive a free, exclusive Topps MLB Opening Day NFT Pack.

ZK International's Subsidiary xSigma Announces NFTs Launches for NBA Players Dwight Howard and Michael Beasley on the xSigma NFT Marketplace, while the industry sales surpassed $1 billion in Q1 2021

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 2:13pm

Professional NBA players Dwight Howard of the Philadelphia 76ers and Michael Beasley of the Los Angeles Lakers will launch their NFTs exclusively on the xSigma Marketplace.\nThe sales will take place in the early summer of 2021 on the xSigma NFT Marketplace.

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  • Professional NBA players Dwight Howard of the Philadelphia 76ers and Michael Beasley of the Los Angeles Lakers will launch their NFTs exclusively on the xSigma Marketplace.\nThe sales will take place in the early summer of 2021 on the xSigma NFT Marketplace.
  • Partnering with the athletes, xSigma will create the NFTs for them and host sales on the NFT Marketplace.
  • While Bitcoin reached its all-time-high of $64,000, the cumulative NFT sales has surpassed $1.1 billion in the first quarter of 2021, according to Messari.
  • More celebrities are joining the NFTs space, which xSigma believes, is a good sign of mass adoption of the technology.

Cooperation between PlatON and Polkadot Enters a New Phase with Launching of PlatDot Open Beta

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 2:13pm

b"SINGAPORE, April 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently, PlatDot, a project jointly promoted by PlatON and ChainX to realize cross-chain interoperability between PlatON and Polkadot, has officially launched its open beta.

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  • b"SINGAPORE, April 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently, PlatDot, a project jointly promoted by PlatON and ChainX to realize cross-chain interoperability between PlatON and Polkadot, has officially launched its open beta.
  • PlatON, a global distributive privacy AI network, constitutes the underlying infrastructure that supports the transfer of digital and crypto assets.
  • Both parties attach great importance to the core demand of circulation and value exchange of data and crypto assets.
  • With PlatDot serving as a bridge, PlatON and Polkadot, the two major ecosystems, can integrate and interoperate.\nThe PlatDot project will be divided into three key stages of construction.

TAAL's President, Chris Naprawa, to Webcast Live at Virtual InvestorConferences.com on April 15

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 1:35pm

b'VANCOUVER, BC, April 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- TAAL Distributed Information Technologies Inc. (CSE: TAAL) (FWB: 9SQ1) (OTC: TAALF) ("TAAL" or the "Company") a vertically integrated blockchain infrastructure and service provider for enterprise, today announcedthat TAAL president, Chris Naprawa, will present live at VirtualInvestorConferences.com on April 15.\nThis will be a live, interactive online event where investors are invited to ask the company questions in real-time.

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  • b'VANCOUVER, BC, April 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- TAAL Distributed Information Technologies Inc. (CSE: TAAL) (FWB: 9SQ1) (OTC: TAALF) ("TAAL" or the "Company") a vertically integrated blockchain infrastructure and service provider for enterprise, today announcedthat TAAL president, Chris Naprawa, will present live at VirtualInvestorConferences.com on April 15.\nThis will be a live, interactive online event where investors are invited to ask the company questions in real-time.
  • If attendees are not able to join the event live on the day of the conference, an archived webcast will also be made available after the event.\nIt is recommended that investors pre-register and run the online system check to expedite participation and receive event updates.\nProcessed new world record 638MB blockchain on BitcoinSV, further demonstrating capacity to process very large numbers of transactions and large block sizes of data-based transactions\nBegun blockchain infrastructure operations at its facility in Alberta, Canada, marking a significant step in bringing on power to support the future of Enterprise-scale transaction processing\nIn January 2021, TAAL purchased new blockchain computers, which once deployed, represent over 130 petahash/s ("PH") in additional computing power and will bring the Company\'s overall computing capacity up to more than 280 PH\nMarch 2021, TAAL affirms 400 PH ("petahash") computing power target for 2021, as the Company positions to be the leading BitcoinSV blockchain transaction processor\nAbout TAAL Distributed Information Technologies Inc.\nTAAL Distributed Information Technologies Inc. delivers value-added blockchain services, providing professional-grade, highly scalable blockchain infrastructure and transactional platforms to support businesses building solutions and applications upon the Bitcoin Satoshi Vision ("Bitcoin SV") platform, and developing, operating, and managing distributed computing systems for enterprise users.\nVirtual Investor Conferences (VIC) is the leading proprietary investor conference series that provides an interactive forum for publicly-traded companies to meet and present directly with investors.\nA real-time solution for investor engagement, Virtual Investor Conferences is part of OTC Market Group\'s suite of investor relations services specifically designed for more efficient Investor Access.
  • Replicating the look and feel of on-site investor conferences, Virtual Investor Conferences combine leading-edge conferencing and investor communications capabilities with a comprehensive global investor audience network.\n'

Inpixon Converts Note Receivable to Equity in Ethereum Mining Company

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 2:33pm

Founded in 2017, TTM was an early participant in Ethereum blockchain and TTM believes it is the largest Ethereum miner on the U.S. public markets.

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  • Founded in 2017, TTM was an early participant in Ethereum blockchain and TTM believes it is the largest Ethereum miner on the U.S. public markets.
  • "While Inpixon has no plans to enter the crypto mining business, we look forward to capitalizing on what we believe is an attractive opportunity at the right time to maximize value for our shareholders.
  • Furthermore, Inpixon operates in a highly competitive and rapidly changing environment where new and unanticipated risks may arise.
  • Inpixon disclaims any intention to, and undertakes no obligation to, update or revise forward-looking statements.\nMedia relations and general inquiries:\n'

SOS Announces Receipt of the Third Batch of Crypto Mining Rigs and First Quarter Mining Results

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

b'QINGDAO, China, April 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- SOS Limited (NYSE: SOS) (the "Company" or "SOS") announced the receipt of the previously announced, third batch of 5464 cryptocurrency mining rigs.\nImmediately upon delivery of the mining rigs, the SOS team kicked off inspection, configuration and installation procedures.

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  • b'QINGDAO, China, April 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- SOS Limited (NYSE: SOS) (the "Company" or "SOS") announced the receipt of the previously announced, third batch of 5464 cryptocurrency mining rigs.\nImmediately upon delivery of the mining rigs, the SOS team kicked off inspection, configuration and installation procedures.
  • SOS Chief Financial Officer Steven Li elaborated, "These mining results reflect the first quarter of operations, and the number of Bitcoins and Ethereum are higher than what we originally anticipated.
  • Investors are advised not to place undue reliance on mining results alone, without considering other financial and non-financial metrics.\nMr.
  • With the anticipated development of our cryptocurrency mining operation in the U.S., we believe that SOS\' cryptocurrency business will achieve significant results.