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Top Crypto News Today: Rakuten to launch its own NFT marketplace

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In today’s crypto news, the famous online shopping platform Rakuten is about to release its own NFT marketplace for sports and entertainment collectibles. Zynga, a famous gaming company, firmly believes in the power of NFT integration into traditional gaming. More on this crypto news is below. 

In today’s global crypto news, Aligned has raised $34 million to build new custom hardware for the new “AWS of Crypto” service. Wondering what this service does? Read more on this global crypto news below. 

Before heading to the news section let’s have a quick glance at the latest crypto price trends. 

Crypto Prices Today 

Price Trend  Price for March 2, 2022  Percentage change 
Global Cryptocurrency Market Cap  ₹147,175,066,977,792


Total Crypto Market Volume ₹8,348,147,407,851 +0.85%
Bitcoin Price ₹34,44,107.53 +2.55%
Ethereum Price  ₹2,32,975.85 +3.21%

*All prices are latest by 11:30 AM,3 March 2022.

Top Gainers and Losers Today 

Top Gainers for  today

Cryptocurrency  Price (Latest by March 02, 2022)  Change in % 
THORChain (RUNE) ₹444.14 36.98%
Near Protocol (NEAR) ₹888.23 18.52%
Anchor Protocol (ANC) ₹299.42 11.04%

*All prices are latest by 11:30 AM 3 March 2022.*

Top 3 Crypto Losers 

Cryptocurrency  Price (Latest by March 02,  2022)  Change in % 
Polymath (POLY) ₹34.75 7.80%
Siacoin (SC) ₹0.75% 2.41%
Gala (GALA) ₹20.31 1.53%

*All prices are latest by 11:30 AM 3 March 2022.*

Crypto News Global 

Aligned raised $34M to build custom hardware for New “AWS of Crypto” Service 

The latest startup to join the crypto infrastructure is Aligned. This startup was started by a Consensys veteran. In an interview, it was explained how Aligned is ready to offer a full gamut of infrastructure service but the main attention shall be paid to customized hardware which shall be used to help crypto projects run in an optimized fashion with a variety of applications. 

Read: Terra (LUNA) vs Polygon (MATIC): A comparative analysis 

Source: Decrypt

Top NFT & Metaverse News today 

Huge Opportunity for NFT integration in traditional gaming, says Zynga Exec

Matt Wolf, Zynga Executive who was also a veteran in the Blockchain gaming industry, believes in the extreme potential of NFT integrated games. It was on February 9, the company announced its plans to break into NFT gaming in 2022. Wolf in an interview said that although he is bullish on an NFT game he does not want the players to get confused with the already existing games. And they are actively recruiting a team to help them with the same. With his extreme belief in NFT games, the company is all set to release some amazing and fascinating blockchain and NFT games. 

Read Top 7 NFT Games to explore in 2022

Source: Blockworks 

E-commerce giant Rakuten to launch its own NFT marketplace 

The Rakuten firm group behind the famous online shopping platform Rakuten has decided to launch its own NFT marketplace. This NFT marketplace shall offer digital collectibles to the users. These collectibles will be majorly associated with sports and entertainment such as music and anime. 

The company shall also provide minting services for this intellectual property where the holders shall be able to create their own digital assets. 

Read: Top 10 NFT marketplaces

Read: How to create an NFT and sell it 

Source: The Block 

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