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The Metaverse is making all the news thanks to Facebook renaming itself as Meta. Apart from giants acquiring lands tech giant, Samsung has now joined hands with Decentraland to open a virtual replica of its main 837 physical shops. What more are we to anticipate from the new possibility of the space? Keep an eye out for further updates.

Not only are we seeing new possibilities in virtual reality due to Metaverse, Europe’s leading esports organization has now joined hands with Tezos to give the organization’s community new ways to engage with its star players. 

The massive interest in the crypto ecosystem has resulted in various tokens reaching new ATH more frequently than seen in the initial years of the crypto space. To prove the impact the crypto space has, Terra’s TVL (Total Value Locked) has reached US$16.21 billion, ranking it third amongst all public chains.

Quick Crypto News Roundup! 


Daily Crypto News  Jan 8, 2022

Samsung enters the metaverse with Decentraland

Samsung Electronics America has joined hands with Decentraland, an Ethereum-based virtual reality platform, to bring the metaverse into the real world by establishing a virtual replica of its main 837 physical shops in Decentraland. Samsung 837X, a virtual store, will be available on Decentraland for a limited time.

Read more on Samsung’s virtual store, here.

Source: TechBriefly

Europe’s leading esports organization partners with Tezos

According to a press release shared with CryptoSlate, leading European esports, and gaming organization, Team Vitality has announced a three-year technical partnership with Tezos. Tezos is tapping into the gaming industry with this landmark partnership. The two will work together to give the organization’s community new ways to engage with its star players.

Read more about the partnership, here.

Source: Cryptoslate

Terra’s TVL reached US$16.21 billion

Data from DeFi Llama showed that Terra’s total value locked (TVL) has reached US$16.21 billion, ranking it third amongst all public chains. 

Read more about the top 5 TVL, here.

Source: Aliens

Crypto Market Trend January 8, 2022

Here is a quick summary of the top crypto gainers and losers for the day. 

Top 3 Crypto Gainers 

Cryptocurrency  Price (latest by January 8, 2022)  Change in % 
Internet Computer (ICP) ₹ 2,623.57 15.21%
Dash (DASH) ₹ 10,944.32 13.66%
Chainlink (LINK) ₹ 2,161.80 13.12%

*Prices are latest by 11:40 AM January 8,2022.*

Top 3 Crypto Losers 

Cryptocurrency  Price (Latest by January 8,  2022)  Change in % 
Ravencoin (RVN) ₹ 8.91 6.39%
Cosmos (ATOM) ₹ 3,123.31 5.8%
Kusama (KSM) ₹ 19,780.65 4.05%

*Prices are latest by 11:40 AM January 8,2022.*

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