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Starbucks Rolls out NFT-based Membership Program by Adopting Polygon

The NFT project is branded as a unique variation of its current loyalty program where customers earn ‘Stars’ which they can redeem for free drinks at its outlets.  While Odyssey will let users earn rewards, Starbucks said it would be for a more revered and valuable gift than the regular gifts from the Star program.[Read more…]

Polygon to Hire 200 New Workers despite Market Downturn: Bloomberg

In an interview with Bloomberg, Polygon’s Head of Human Resources, Bhumika Srivastava, said the Layer-2 scaling solution has plans to hire as many as 200 new staff before the end of the year. While the new positions can be undertaken on-site, some can also work remotely, offering the necessary flexibility that Web3.0 experts crave. Bolstering Polygon’s[Read more…]

Coinme Introduces 6 Additional Crypto Instant Trading by Cash

Coinme, a major cryptocurrency cash exchange based in Seattle and Washington, announced on Wednesday that it has introduced six additional cryptocurrencies to its list of buyable assets from its 10,000 grocery store kiosks across the United States.   Ether (ETH), polygon (MATIC), Chainlink (LINK), dogecoin (DOGE), Litecoin (LTC), and stellar (XLM) are now available for[Read more…]

WisdomTree Adds Polygon and Avalanche to Crypto-Basket ETPs

WisdomTree Investments, Inc., a New York-based exchange-traded fund and exchange-traded product provider and asset manager, announced on Monday that it has added Polygon (MATIC) and Avalanche (AVAX) to indices at two physically backed crypto basket exchange-traded products (ETPs), the WisdomTree Crypto Market (BLOC) and the WisdomTree Crypto Altcoins (WALT). The firm added Polygon and Avalanche[Read more…]

Gemini Launches Crypto Staking Service in US, Singapore, Hong Kong

Gemini, a major cryptocurrency exchange headquartered in New York, announced on Thursday that it launched a staking program called “Gemini Staking”, which allows customers to lock up their assets within their accounts and earn rewards or interest. The program enables investors to seamlessly stake any crypto amount without fees and receive staking rewards in their[Read more…]

SuperLayer Raises $25M With Backing from Polygon

SuperLayer, a blockchain venture studio, has secured $25 million in funding with backing from its strategic partner, Polygon Network – a Layer-2 scaling solution. With its knack for selecting projects with innovative solutions that can help improve the usability of the blockchain ecosystem in general, SuperLayer says it is more interested in protocols looking to[Read more…]