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CryptoKitties to Debut Mobile App on HTC’s Flagship Phone

CryptoKitties to Debut Mobile App on HTC’s Flagship Phone CryptoKitties, the virtual cat breeding game that became so popular it clogged the ethereum network, is to roll out a version for mobile devices through a partnership with Taiwanese phone maker HTC. CryptoKitties announced the partnership in a release on Tuesday, indicating …

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HTC’s blockchain phone is real, and it’s arriving later this year – TechCrunch

HTC’s blockchain phone is real, and it’s arriving later this year – TechCrunch HTC isn’t gone just yet. Granted, it’s closer than it’s ever been before, with a headcount of fewer than 5,000 employees worldwide — that’s down from 19,000 in 2013. But in spite of those “market competition, product mix, pricing, …

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Keeping Ethereum’s Promise: CryptoKitties Is Embracing Open-Source

Keeping Ethereum’s Promise: CryptoKitties Is Embracing Open-Source Call it an explosion of cute names for a cause. Announced this week, CryptoKitties debuted a number of new initiatives that will further decentralize its popular ethereum app, which while largely passing under the radar, show the startup is making strides to give …

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Decentralizing Popular Dapps Isn’t Just a Scaling Problem

Decentralizing Popular Dapps Isn’t Just a Scaling Problem It’s no secret that building large-scale, fully decentralized applications is a challenge, but it turns out the hurdles have to do with more than just scaling. Decentralized application or “dapp” developers frequently hit roadblocks, since ethereum – the go-to platform so far …

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Luxury Brands Are Testing the Tech That Powers CryptoKitties

Luxury Brands Are Testing the Tech That Powers CryptoKitties Sure the cypherpunks love CryptoKitties, but turns out luxury fashion brands are also taking a shine to the digital fluffballs. Or at least, they’re into the technology behind the ethereum-based decentralized application that captured the hearts and minds of crypto enthusiasts …

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Felines to Futbol: NFTs Are Crypto’s Hottest New Buzzword

Felines to Futbol: NFTs Are Crypto’s Hottest New Buzzword The World Cup may be completely analog, but don’t tell that to crypto developers. Soft launching now, a new company called CryptoStrikers is entering the so-called “crypto collectibles” market with tokens commemorating the stars of this year’s World Cup. The thing …

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CryptoKitties Charity Auction Raises $15K for Children’s Hospital

CryptoKitties Charity Auction Raises $15K for Children’s Hospital CryptoKitties just helped raise $15,000 for a children’s hospital. Bella’s Kitty Den, a marketplace for CryptoKitties, launched a charitable initiative – Kitties for a Cause – in April 2018 to raise funds for the Seattle Children’s Hospital, according to a medium post. …

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Ebay for CryptoKitties Raises $2 Million from All-Star VCs

Ebay for CryptoKitties Raises $2 Million from All-Star VCs More money is being poured into crypto cats. Well, cats, and the slew of other non-fungible digital items made possible by new token standards, such as ethereum’s ERC-721, which now have a home in OpenSea, a marketplace for allowing users to …

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NBA Superstar Steph Curry Is Now the First Celebrity CryptoKitty

NBA Superstar Steph Curry Is Now the First Celebrity CryptoKitty Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry is getting his own CryptoKitty. More precisely, Curry will be launching the first-ever celebrity-branded CryptoKitty, said Caty Tedman, head of partnerships for the startup behind the tokenized digital cats. The move is part of …

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