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Polygon ($MATIC) ‘Going Carbon-Negative in 2022, and Climate Positive Beyond That’

The Polygon ($MATIC) team has pledged to make its blockchain officially carbon neutral by the end of the year.  According to an announcement made by the official Polygon Twitter account, the network is aiming to go carbon neutral by the end of this year and climate positive at some point in the future. The commitment […]

Coin Bureau on Polygon ($MATIC): ‘Layer-2s Might Soon Be Needed More Than Ever’

The host of popular crypto analytics and market commentary show Coin Bureau says that Polygon ($MATIC) is positioned to benefit from Ethereum’s transition to a proof-of-stake network.  Polygon is “a protocol and a framework for building and connecting Ethereum-compatible blockchain networks”; it aggregates “scalable solutions on Ethereum supporting a multi-chain Ethereum ecosystem.” On 18 May 2021, Anthony […]

Grayscale Investments: ‘Ethereum Is Like New York City’

In a recent report titled “Get Smart on Smart Contract Platforms”, cryptoasset manager Grayscale Investments compared Ethereum to New York City. Grayscale’s report, which was published last month, said that Dragonfly Research had “pioneered a useful framework for understanding blockchains by comparing blockchains to cities, the thesis being that blockchains are similar to cities in […]

Opera Brings Solana ($SOL), Polygon ($MATIC), and Others to ‘Tens of Millions’ of Users

Popular pro-cryptocurrency web browser Opera has revealed its built-in crypto wallet and web 3.0 browser, has announced it’s adding support for several major networks, including Solana ($SOL), Polygon ($MATIC), Axie Infinity’s Ronin, Nervos, Celo, and IXO. According to an announcement the firm published, Opera’s “tens of millions” of active users can start benefitting from access […]

Dolce and Gabbana Launches DGFamily NFT Community Using Polygon-Powered Marketplace

Italian luxury fashion house Dolce & Gabbana (aka “D&G”) is expanding its non-fungible token (NFT) collection via an ongoing partnership with Polygon-powered NFT marketplace UNXD. According to a report by U.Today, Dolce & Gabbana has announced an expansion of their NFT line following the successful launch of its historic “Collezione Genesis,” collection in September 2021. On 4 October […]

Billionaire Shark Says He Owns ‘A Lot Of’ Ethereum ($ETH) and Polygon ($MATIC)

Billionaire investor and entrepreneur Mark Cuban said in a recent interview that he has “a lot of” Ethereum ($ETH) and Polygon ($MATIC). Cuban is the majority owner of the professional basketball team Dallas Mavericks, as well as one of the “sharks” on the highly popular reality show “Shark Tank” (which is aired on the ABC television network). Speaking in […]

“Shark” Kevin O’Leary Explains His Interest in Solana ($SOL) and Polygon ($MATIC)

Celebrity investor Kevin O’Leary (aka “Mr. Wonderful” on ABC TV series “Shark Tank“) recently shared his thoughts on Solana ($SOL), Polygon ($MATIC) and Hedera ($HBAR).  During an interview with Anthony Pompliano on The Best Business Show, O’Leary explained his view that crypto has evolved into “software” rather than an alternative form of money.  He noted that […]

$MATIC: Julian Lennon Is Selling Beatles Memorabilia As Polygon-Powered NFTs

Julian Lennon, the son of the late Beatles legend John Lennon and his first wife Cynthia, has immortalized some memorabilia from the band’s collection in the form of Polygon-based non-fungible tokens (NFTs).  According to a report by Decrypt published on January 25, Julian Lennon is selling several items of Beatles and John Lennon memorabilia as an […]

$MATIC: Mobile-Only Gaming Universe Coming to Ethereum With Polygon’s Help

Earlier today (January 27), Hike, the startup behind Rush Gaming Universe (RGU), announced that it was “excited” to “welcome” Polygon ($MATIC) as an investor and explained why it is moving its (currently) mobile-only platform to Ethereum with the help of Polygon. According to RGU’s blog post, the RGU community is “battling it out in over […]

Top Ethereum Whales Load up on Polygon ($MATIC) and Chainlink ($LINK) as Crypto Market Recovers

A whale monitoring resource has found that the richest wallet addresses on the Ethereum network have been loading up on Polygon ($MATIC) and Chainlink ($LINK) as the cryptocurrency market recovers, with only Ethereum’s ETH and stablecoins leading these coins in terms of holdings. According to data from WhaleStats, first spotted by DailyHodl, the 1,000 largest […]

Crypto Analyst Lark Davis on Why ‘Polygon’s $MATIC Token Is Going to $10’

On Sunday (January 9), highly popular New Zealand based crypto analyst and influencer Lark Davis explained why he is so bullish on Polygon’s $MATIC token. What Is Polygon ($MATIC)? Polygon is “a protocol and a framework for building and connecting Ethereum-compatible blockchain networks”; it aggregates “scalable solutions on Ethereum supporting a multi-chain Ethereum ecosystem.” On 18 […]

$MATIC: 175-Year-Old News Agency AP Relying on Polygon To Power New NFT Marketplace

Associated Press (AP) says it is going to “launch a non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace built by blockchain technology provider Xooa, where collectors can purchase the news agency’s award-winning contemporary and historic photojournalism.” What Is Polygon ($MATIC)? Polygon is “a protocol and a framework for building and connecting Ethereum-compatible blockchain networks”; it aggregates “scalable solutions on Ethereum […]

Polygon ($MATIC) Co-Founder Says in Reality Polygon Has More Traction Than Solana

Yesterday, Sandeep Nailwal, Co-Founder and COO at Polygon, pointed out that despite popular misconception, Solana ($SOL) has not achieved more traction than Polygon ($MATIC). We take a closer look at Nailwal’s argument and some recent Polygon news. What Is Polygon ($MATIC)? Polygon is “a protocol and a framework for building and connecting Ethereum-compatible blockchain networks”; it […]

$ETH and $MATIC: Tesla Owner Explains How He Mines Crypto With His Car

In a recent interview, 2018 Tesla Model 3 owner Siraj Raval talked about various techniques he has used to mine cryptocurrencies using his car. According to a CNBC report published earlier today, here are a few ways that Raval has tried crypto mining with his Tesla: “He’s run free bitcoin mining software on his Apple Mac mini […]

$MATIC: Polygon’s Top 5 Achievements in 2021

Recently, the Polygon team outlined 2021’s biggest achievements, and in this article we take a closer look at five of these. What Is Polygon ($MATIC)? Polygon is “a protocol and a framework for building and connecting Ethereum-compatible blockchain networks”; it aggregates “scalable solutions on Ethereum supporting a multi-chain Ethereum ecosystem.” On 18 May 2021, Anthony Sassano, […]

Popular Crypto Analyst Explains Why He Is Bullish on $ETH, $EGLD, and $MATIC

Recently, highly popular New Zealand-based crypto analyst and influencer LArk Davis talked about why he feels confident that Ethereum ($ETH), Elrond ($EGLD), and Polygon ($MATIC) are good projects to bet on in 2022. David talked about his top three altcoin picks for 2022 in a YouTube video he released 10 days ago. According to a […]

Polygon ($MATIC) Partners With Reddit Co-Founder to Invest in Web3 Projects

Recently, Polygon announced an interesting partnership with Seven Seven Six (more formally known as “776 Fund Management”) — a venture capital firm founded by Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian. Polygon’s blog post announced that this partnership has “created a $200 million initiative that will back projects at the intersection of social media and Web3, exploring better […]

VanEcks Lists ETNs for Avalanche ($AVAX) and Polygon ($MATIC) on SIX Swiss Exchange

Asset manager VanEck has listed two new crypto exchange-traded notes (ETNs) on the SIX Swiss Exchange, bringing the number of cryptocurrencies for which offers exchange-traded products (ETPs) to seven. In a press release issued on Wednesday (December 16), VanEck reminded us that it had already launched ETNs on Bitcoin ($BTC), Ethereum ($ETH), Polkadot ($DOT), Tron […]

Polygon ($MATIC) Could Conservatively Grow Another 3X in This Cycle, Says Coin Bureau

The host of the highly popular cryptocurrency trading YouTube series “Coin Bureau” says that Polygon ($MATIC) could grow “another 2-3x” in this cycle if it is able to properly implement its scaling solutions.  In a video released four days ago, Guy, who hosts the popular crypto show Coin Bureau, told the channel’s 1.75 million susbscribers […]

Polygon Continues Seeing Growth in Real World Usage, $MATIC Up 10500% So Far in 2021

On Tuesday (November 9), $MATIC, the governance token of Polygon, may not be setting new all-time highs, but it is still up over 10,504% so far in 2021, and more importantly, Polygon continues to impress with the rate at which it is gaining adoption among high-profile projects. What is Polygon? On May 18, Anthony Sassano, who […]

Polygon ($MATIC): Now Up 10337% in 2021, With 92% of HODLers in Profit

On Tuesday (October 26), the price of $MATIC, the governance token of Polygon, reached $1.8562, the highest it has been since June 2. TradingView data indicates that on crypto exchange Coinbase the $MATIC price got as high as $1.8562, which is so far today’s intraday high, at 13:22 UTC. Currently (as of 15:55 UTC on […]

Unique Polygon ($MATIC) Address Numbers Hit 100 Million All-Time High

The number of unique addresses on the Polygon (MATIC) network has recently hit a new all-time high above 100 million as users keep taking advantage of the low transaction fees on its network and using it to access decentralized finance (DeFi) applications. The network’s growth has been steady over time, with an exponential growth period […]

Polygon ($MATIC) Transactions Plunge as its Price Jumps 20%

The Polygon (MATIC) network has increased its transaction fees 30x from a default value of 1 gwei to a minimum value of 30 gwei, according to a post published by Polygon co-founder Sandeep Nailwal suggesting the move was necessary to deter spam transactions on the network. The move sparked criticism among the cryptocurrency’s community, as […]

Polygon ($MATIC) Powered Debut NFT Collection by Dolce & Gabbana Sells for 1,885 ETH

Recently, Italian luxury fashion house Dolce & Gabbana (aka “D&G”) reported that “Collezione Genesi”, its debut NFT collection (which consists of both digital and physical works of art) had sold for over 1,885 ETH on Polygon-powered NFT marketplace UNXD, making this “the most successful digital fashion drop ever” (according to D&G). As CryptoGlobe reported on […]

Polygon ($MATIC) Blockchain Is Being Used by Switzerland’s Postal Service

The national postal service for Switzerland is planning to launch the “Swiss Crypto Stamp”. According to a press release issued by Swiss Post, which “issues around 50 different new stamps each year”, on November 25 it will “launch a very different type of stamp, representing a milestone in Swiss stamp history – the Swiss Crypto […]

Polygon ($MATIC) Eclipses ‘Ethereum L1 in Daily Active Addresses for the First Time’

Polygon ($MATIC) Co-Founder Mihailo Bjelic says that on Monday (September 27) Polygon’s number of unique daily active addresses surpassed that of layer 1 blockchain Ethereum for the first time. Last month, crypto influencer “Coin Bureau” (“@coinbureau” on Twitter) talked about $MATIC, which is one of the few cryptoassets that he regrets “not buying sooner.” In a video (titled […]

Polygon ($MATIC): Coin Bureau Says Price ‘Could Easily’ Reach $5 by End of 2021

Recently, crypto influencer “Coin Bureau” (“@coinbureau” on Twitter) talked about Polygon ($MATIC), which is one of the few cryptoassets that he regrets “not buying sooner.” Polygon is “a protocol and a framework for building and connecting Ethereum-compatible blockchain networks.” In a video (titled “TOP Altcoin Picks 2021 Q3”) released on YouTube channel “Coin Bureau“, the show’s pseudonymous host […]

$ADA and $MATIC: Crypto Analyst Explains Why He Is Expecting Huge Gains in June

Earlier today (June 1), popular New Zealand-based crypto analyst Lark Davis (@TheCryptoLark on Twitter), talked about five altcoins that he expects to do very well this month and the reasons for his bullishness. The five crypto projects that Davis discussed in a video released on his YouTube channel were Cardano ($ADA), Polygon ($MATIC), Theta Network ($THETA), […]

Polygon ($MATIC) Data Now Searchable With Help of Google Cloud’s Big Query

The Etheruem layer-two scaling solution Polygon (MATIC) has announced its blockchain datasets have been integrated on Google Cloud, allowing developers, data analysts, and crypto enthusiasts to better understand the Polygon blockchain. With support from Google’s BigQuery, a “serverless, highly scalable, and cost-effective multicloud data warehouse designed for business agility,” Polygon’s datasets are now listed on […]

Billionaire Mark Cuban Invests in Polygon After $MATIC Surges 9,000%

Billionaire investor and entrepreneur Mark Cuban has invested in Ethereum layer-two scaling solution Polygon (MATIC) but has not disclosed the size of his position on the cryptocurrency. The investment has been disclosed on one of his websites. As Cointelegraph reports, the addition of Polygon to Mark Cuban’s portfolio seemingly reaffirms the billionaire’s backing of the […]

Polygon (MATIC) Resists Crypto Market Crash After Rising 450% in a Month

The price of Polygon (MATIC) has at press time dropped by around 2.4%, after hitting a new all-time high above $2.5, in a day in which the broader cryptocurrency market is crashing and bitcoin itself has already lost 16% of its value. According to available price data, Polygon is currently trading at $2.07 and has […]

Crypto Analyst Regrets Selling Most of His Polygon ($MATIC) Holdings at $0.45

On Saturday (May 15), Polygon ($MATIC) surged nearly another 20% to set yet another all-time high this week. Data by TradingView indicates that at 13:47 UTC on May 15, the $MATIC price hit $1.8900, which is the new all-time high. Currently (as of 16:42 UTC on May 15), $MATIC is trading around $1.8099, which means […]

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