NASA SBIR march 21

NASA SBIR march 21

NASA’s SBIR program regularly doles out cash to promising small businesses and research programs, and the lists of awardees is always interesting to sift through. Here are a dozen companies and proposals from this batch that are especially compelling or suggest new directions for missions and industry in space. Sadly these brief descriptions are often…

This Week in Apps: Clubhouse clones, WWDC21, apps have their best-ever quarter

This Week in Apps: Clubhouse clones, WWDC21, apps have their best-ever quarter

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry is as hot as ever, with a record 218 billion downloads and $143 billion in global consumer spend in 2020. Consumers last year also spent 3.5 trillion minutes using apps on Android…

Orion Protocol becomes the first liquidity aggregator for Cardano

Orion Protocol becomes the first liquidity aggregator for Cardano

After establishing partnerships with Huobi ECO Chain, Binance Smart Chain, Avalanche, and Elrond, Orion will work with IOHK to enable the sustainability and scalability of the DeFi and NFT ecosystems on Cardano, the company said.IOHK’s latest partnership marks an important milestone for CardanoAfter a hugely successful year that began with the much-anticipated launch of Shelley,…

Newly-formed NFT investment fund is already planning an IPO in London

Newly-formed NFT investment fund is already planning an IPO in London

Jonathan Bixby and Mike Edwards, two enterprising individuals, are planning something the world’s never seen before: an initial public offering on a London-based stock exchange…for a fund whose business is investing in NFTs.NFT investment firm set for London IPO https://t.co/83BQlZIGLw— Financial News (@FinancialNews) April 1, 2021Taking NFTs to public marketsNFT Investments, their firm that invests…

Chainlink (LINK) brings its price oracles to Polkadot (DOT)

Chainlink (LINK) brings its price oracles to Polkadot (DOT)

Parachains based on Polkadot’s (DOT) Substrate framework now can integrate Chainlink’s (LINK) price oracles data feed in the form of a simple module, the companies announced today.“Chainlink Price Feeds are now available as an oracle pallet to all Substrate, Polkadot, & Kusama chains. This gives teams building across the Polkadot ecosystem a standardized, easy-to-integrate, &…