Aptos token rises 11.6% after Microsoft deal to marry AI with blockchain By Cointelegraph

Aptos (APT), the cryptocurrency powering layer-1 blockchain Aptos Network, is up approximately 11.6% since announcing it will leverage Microsoft’s suite of artificial intelligence tools to advance Web3 adoption among banks and financial enterprises.

This will be achieved by enabling the Aptos Network to tap into Microsoft’s Azure OpenAI service to explore innovations in asset tokenization, on-chain payments and central bank digital currencies, Aptos explained in an Aug. 9 statement.

APT pumped nearly 18% after the announcement. Source: CoinGecko.