This week in web3 #4

Every Friday afternoon, we share with you the most important news of the week in the world of web3.

This week in web3 #4

1️⃣ FTX is working on a stablecoin

FTX fueled the stablecoin war by announcing their own stablecoin that will be released in the not-too-distant future.

2️⃣ Google introduces Blockchain Node Engine

Google is making deploying a new Ethereum node very easy thanks to their new Blockchain Node Engine. Other blockchains will follow.

3️⃣ Blockchain-based serverless functions

EXM is a serverless environment powered by Arweave that enables developers to create serverless functions on the blockchain. Check out Nader Dabit's article for a great intro to this promising new tech.

4️⃣ SeatlabNFT changes the ticketing game

SeatlabNFT, a ticketing platform on top of the NEAR blockchain that is supposed to change the ticketing game, was launched earlier this week.

5️⃣ ArDrive rejected by Apple for obscure reasons

ArDrive, a file storage system built on top of Arweave, has been rejected from the App Store because Apple could not take their 30% cut on the $AR cost required to upload a file to Arweave. 🤡

6️⃣ LooksRare goes zero royalties

LooksRare just followed the lead of other NFT marketplaces by announcing they would go zero royalties by default but direct 25% of its protocol fee to creators.