Solana launches ChatGPT plug-in to help users interact with its network
The Solana Foundation is working to integrate AI into its network with a ChatGPT plug-in developed by Solana Labs.
Tensor is climbing to the top of the Solana NFT marketplace totem pole
Just two months ago, Tensor raised $3 million in a seed round. Fast forward to today, and it is close to regaining its position as the biggest Solana-based NFT marketplace based on market share.
Crypto wallet Phantom to release public multichain support for Ethereum and Polygon
Crypto wallet Phantom will soon expand its support to include Ethereum and Polygon blockchains across browsers, iOS and Android.
Ring ring, Solana’s web3-focused Saga phone is calling
About 10 months ago, Solana’s co-founder and CEO, Anatoly Yakovenko, announced the launch of Saga, a web3-focused Android smartphone. The phone is now being rolled out, and we got to test one ahead
Tensor raises $3M for Solana-focused NFT trading platform
Tensor, a Solana-centric NFT trading platform, has raised $3 million in a seed round led by Placeholder, the team exclusively shared with TechCrunch. The startup was co-founded by Ilja Moisejevs and R
Rollup provider Eclipse launches software to allow Solana apps to be compatible with Polygon
Customizable rollup provider Eclipse is launching a Solana-focused scaling solution, which allows applications to be compatible with Polygon, the companies exclusively told TechCrunch. Rollups, a par
NFT market shows signs of recovery as January trading volumes hit 7-month high
It appears the NFT market is slowly getting back on its feet. Trading volumes rose for two months straight, with January scoring the highest volumes since June last year, according to the Dapp Industr
Solana co-founder sees potential for devs to lead its network in 2023
Solana saw the highest number of new developers contributing to the ecosystem, with its developer count rising by 83%, the fastest of any major blockchain.
Solana price spikes as newly launched dog coin BONK gains community hype
Last week, Solana (SOL) fell to its lowest level since February 2021. But its price has risen over 12% in the past 24 hours on Tuesday after almost nine days of consecutive losses that brought its pri
Will Bitcoin and Ethereum prices stagnate, sink or rebound in 2023?
We're taking a look at how significant crypto and global events from this year affected the two biggest cryptocurrencies: Bitcion and Ether.
Top Solana NFT projects DeGods and y00ts to leave the blockchain and ‘explore new opportunities’
Two top Solana NFT projects, DeGods and y00ts, have announced they are leaving the blockchain in 2023, which is stirring up conflicting sentiments in the crypto community. Over the weekend, DeGods ann
Solana founders see now as a time to bridge the blockchain and the physical world
Solana's co-founders see this downturn as an opportunity for its team and developers to build and ignore the noise.
Solana’s web3 phone is an ‘opportunity’ against Google and Apple, co-founder says
It’s been almost four months since the layer-1 blockchain Solana announced its web3-focused smartphone Saga and as the phone is approaching its official release date, the plan has shifted. “Our go
Developers pour into crypto space despite stagnant markets
Although the crypto market capitalization is down about 58% year to date, web3 developers are pouring into the space.
Solana developer platform Coral raises $20M led by FTX, Jump Crypto to build web3’s iPhone
Developers are a huge catalyst for growth in the competitive world of layer-one blockchains. Where the devs go, they build out applications and robust ecosystems, and user activity and interest tends
Polychain puts its money on HotStreak to streamline sports betting using blockchain
In the world of sports betting, instant payments and reliable custody are key to the user experience. HotStreak, a web3 platform for daily fantasy sports (DFS) contests, is wagering that the decentral
Phantom’s Brandon Millman opens his wallet on web3 growth and risk at TC Sessions: Crypto
VC firms love growth, and despite predictions of winter settling in across the cryptoverse, the global crypto wallet forecast is anything but chill. Estimates expect that the crypto wallet market will
Tencent veterans secure $13M to build cross-chain decentralized identities
There are many startups working on decentralized identities for the next generation of the internet. Four Tencent veterans want their offering .bit, an identity protocol built on the blockchain, to be
Why Twitter anons are sending crypto to celebrities
Welcome back to Chain Reaction. Last week, we talked about a hack that gave new, ironic meaning to the word “trustless.” This week, we’ll get into one of the most polarizing aspects
Twitch founder Justin Kan: Web3 games don’t need to lure players with profit
Top crypto VCs are constantly touting the potential of video games as one of the most compelling use cases for blockchain technology. Andreessen Horowitz partner Arianna Simpson, for example, who led