Algorand launches virtual machine to increase smart contract capabilities

The upgrade promises to deliver negative carbon output across the platform. Original Article

Bitcoin yet to prove inflation hedge status, but the time may come soon

As inflation numbers across the globe continue to rise, is it only a matter of time until Bitcoin’s potential as a store of value is recognized? Original Article

Ripple launches $250M fund for NFT creators

“We believe NFTs embody the promise of tokenization and represent a tipping point for its embrace by the mainstream,” said Ripple. Original Article

Ethereum will replace Bitcoin as the leading crypto network, claims Polygon co-founder

According to Polygon’s co-founder, Sandeep Nailwal, it is only a matter of time before Ethereum overtakes Bitcoin as the dominant layer-1 protocol. Original Article

Cloned CryptoPunks are back on OpenSea marketplace after DMCA counter notice

According to the DMCA, PolygonPunks would have had to have claimed its material "was removed or disabled through mistake or misidentification." Original Article

Traders sit idly by as Ripple (XRP) price struggles to avoid a drop to $0.70

Like other large-cap legacy altcoins, XRP is stuck in a rut and data suggests investors are content just to sit and watch. Original Article

China outspends US, others in overseas belt and road projects

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Ukraine’s central bank seeks to hire a blockchain developer, job posting reveals

The development marks another sign of the digital hryvnia project picking up steam. Original Article

HC: Breastfeeding inalienable constitutional right of a mom

Breastfeeding is an inalienable constitutional right of a lactating mother and the right of the infant needs to be assimilated with the mother’s right, the Karnataka high court observed on Wednesday. It was disposing a batch of petitions filed by the biological mother and foster parents of a toddler..

Pre-primary kids to get midday meals too

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday scaled up the national mid-day meal scheme as ‘PM-POSHAN’ which will also cover students of ‘Balvatikas’ (pre-primary classes) and provide hot cooked meals to students of elementary classes in government and aided schools.