Coca-Cola Releases FIFA World Cup NFTs

Coca-Cola announced that it will release a collection of 10,000 World Cup NFTs. The 10,000 NFTs were created by tracking players' in-game movements during FIFA World Cup matches.

Number of Cardano-Based Smart Contracts Exceeds 4,000

According to statistics from Cardano Blockchain Insights, the number of smart contracts on Cardano reached 4,027 as of December 3.

Alibaba Cloud Announces Avalanche Blockchain Integration

Alibaba Cloud, a subsidiary of the China-based e-commerce giant Alibaba, has announced an integration with the Avalanche blockchain to support the company’s Node-as-a-Service (NaaS) initiatives.

Türkiye Ranks First in Cryptocurrency Ownership

According to a survey conducted by We Are Social and Hotsuite, 25.8% of individuals aged 16 to 64 in Turkey own cryptocurrencies, placing the country first in the global rankings.

Istanbul University Opens Blockchain Center

The “Istanbul University Faculty of Economics Blockchain Technologies and Innovation Center”, which was established with the cooperation of Istanbul University Faculty of Economics and private sector representatives, qualified individuals and institutions in the field of informatics and education, was inaugurated. The center will operate under the name of Istanbul BTC.

The DApps and Blockchains with the Highest Number of Daily Active Users Were Announced

Token Terminal shared the dApps and blockchains with the highest number of daily active users on its Twitter page.

India-Based e-Commerce Giant Flipkart Announces Collaboration with Polygon

Flipkart, India's leading e-commerce giant, announced that it has partnered with Polygon to create a Blockchain-e-Commerce Center of Excellence (CoE) that will strengthen Web3 development and Metaverse commerce use cases in India.

NEAR Foundation to Collaborate with Grupo Nutresa

The Near Foundation announced that it will partner with processed food giant Grupo Nutresa to introduce the Web3 loyalty program in Latin America. Near Foundation will launch a loyalty points program for Grupo Nutresa.

Zuckerberg Criticizes Apple for Restricting Apps From Using NFTs

In an interview during DealBookSummit, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg criticized Apple for restricting cryptocurrency and NFT markets.

Animoca Brands Plans to Invest USD 2 Billion in Web3 Startups

Animoca Brands, a Hong Kong-based gaming software company, announced the launch of a USD 2 billion fund to invest in its upcoming Metaverse businesses.

Powell: Rate-Rise Pace May Slow Down in December

FED Chairman Jerome Powell, in his speech delivered at the Brookings Institute, said that the rate of increase in interest rates may slow down in December.

Aptos Labs Announces Partnership with MoonPay for Petra Integration

Aptos announces that it has integrated MoonPay's technology into Petra, a cryptocurrency wallet created by Aptos Labs.