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Flyfish Club – The World’s First NFT Restaurant

Going to dinner for some people is not about simply satisfying hunger pangs or eating a good meal;…

A Week of Rogues: Bot BJs & The Worst Exchange

Over the course of any given month, a mindless mélange of roguish behaviors debut on the stages of…

Seven Predictions for the Metaverse from the World Economic Forum

You think things couldn’t get any crazier with the crypto crash, skyrocketing inflation, Russia invading Ukraine, and the…

Getting Bearish with the Okay Bears NFT Project

Okay Bears is an NFT project built on the Solana Blockchain. Have you seen a well-dressed & fashionable…
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Did A Planned Attack On UST Cause This Crypto Crash?

Last Monday the cryptocurrency and NFT markets experienced their worst week in a long time. Meanwhile, most other financial markets are suffering from the fear of increasing interest rates, as well as rising geopolitical tensions. These pressures alone would likely have caused a crypto downturn,...
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Eve World – The Power of Women Only Communities in Web3

The true power of Web3 lies in community building. The era of the influencer is ending, and the forging of genuine connections has become critical. Creators want to own their content and fans want meaningful access to the creators they follow.  People want someone honest...
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Hey Twitter! Unrequited Loyalty Has an Expiration Date

I have been booted off Twitter twice. My latest incarnation has seen me posting over the last year; however, I have had to resort to heavy self-regulation to ensure I don't get thrown into Twitter Jail again. The last time that happened, the jailer threw...
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Bitcoin Beach: The Real Life Crypto Community Village

Bitcoin is pumping this coastal village full of opportunities that will benefit the local community. Close your eyes deeply for a few seconds and imagine that you were suddenly born in an under-developed remote village, one where you do not have access to a bank...
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Welcome to Web3, Mosseri- Instagram Takes to NFTs

Instagram is making its way to Web3 (better late than never). Yesterday, the Meta-owned social media mecca announced its plans to incorporate blockchain technology- joining the likes of Twitter and Tiktok. Set to pilot as early as Monday, Instagram will begin to feature NFTs. Utilizing...
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Is OpenSea The Titanic Of The NFT Marketplace?

We all love stories of someone gaining or losing power—and I’m not talking in a kilowatt sense. Take, for instance, stories of an ascension to the throne. A king who started off as a peasant ends up claiming the highest form of royalty. I don’t...
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Meta Mulling Plans To Create Non-Crypto Digital Tokens

Facebook’s parent company is once again working on plans to create digital tokens for its users, despite the collapse of the Diem stablecoin project. In this iteration, the virtual coins will not be cryptocurrencies or stablecoins but will serve as vehicles to financialize the Facebook...
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Mastercard Announces Crypto-Focused Consulting Services

The company will also create a testing platform for CBDCs. Mastercard Inc., an American multinational financial services company, recently announced its intention to delve deeper into the crypto industry, adding payments-focused consulting services for cryptocurrencies and NFTs. It also hinted that its services might include...
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Tesla Owns $1.26B In Bitcoin According To Its Latest Financial Report

Earlier this week, on Wednesday, January 26th, Tesla released its Q4 and FY2021 financial statements, revealing its unaudited balance sheet to the public. According to the sheet, Elon Musk’s electric car company still holds Bitcoin, indicating that it did not sell it in Q4 despite...
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Robinhood’s Crypto Wallet To Roll Out To 1,000 Clients As It Enters Beta

A popular US-based financial services provider, Robinhood, announced this Thursday, January 20th, that its upcoming cryptocurrency wallet is ready to enter the next phase of development. The wallet is entering beta, and as part of the launch, the company will grant access to the first...
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Google Is Considering Adding Support For Cryptocurrencies On Digital Cards

A recent report by Bloomberg indicates that Google might be exploring the idea of adding cryptocurrencies on digital cards. The tech giant recently inked deals with two cryptocurrency companies — the leading US crypto exchange, Coinbase, and a Bitcoin payment provider, BitPay. Bloomberg’s report is...
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Kraken Acquires Staked In One Of The Largest Industry Acquisitions To Date

Kraken, one of the world’s most popular crypto exchanges, recently announced the launch of a staking platform called Staked. The exchange intends to support growth and resilience through one of the largest projects the crypto industry has seen so far. Staked Joins the Kraken EcosystemAccording...
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Meta Launches A Pilot Phase For Novi Wallet To US WhatsApp Users

Meta — the company, formerly known as Facebook — is working on enabling crypto payments. Meta has announced that it will launch a pilot phase for crypto payments limited to US users. This comes even as Meta faces difficulty moving into the crypto space. However,...
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Telegram Vs Whatsapp Vs Status – Which Is Best?

The emergence and adoption of instant messaging applications halted the dominance of SMS (Short Message Service) as the primary means of communication on mobile devices. Aside from being the cheaper option, IM applications introduced many additional features like group chats, voice and video calls etc....
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Stacks Opens Door to Developers with Six Week Guided Course

Stacks Foundation is inviting developers to ‘Clarity Universe’. Through this program, the foundation which advocates for a user-owned internet will introduce developers to everything they need to know about the Clarity smart contract language. The course will run for six weeks and has limited entry...
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Blockster Partners with NFTrade

Blockster is excited to announce a new partnership with NFTrade — the first blockchain-agnostic, cross-chain NFT platform. The partnership will allow our projects to explore synergies and pursue potential new solutions that the blockchain industry has yet to discover and offer. As the hype keeps...
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Skrill Adds 20 Cryptocurrencies In Expansion Of Crypto Services

About Skrill As mentioned in the intro, Skrill is one of the products in the lineup of Paysafe, a global payment industry leader – alongside such solutions as Neteller, Paysafecash, and Paysafecard. It was rolled out in 2001 as a digital wallet provider for easy...
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PayPal Expands Crypto Support To UK As Bitcoin Rallies

The UK is next on the agenda for PayPal’s crypto plans. The payments giant announced it would expand its cryptocurrency offering to UK customers on Monday, offering them access to buy, sell and hold digital assets. PayPal currently supports Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, and Litecoin....
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PayPal Announces New Crypto Feature

PayPal’s general manager of blockchain, crypto, and digital currencies, Jose Fernandez da Ponte, gave the news during the CoinDesk Consensus 2021. “We want to make it as open as possible, and we want to give a choice to our consumers … They want to bring...
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Goldman Sachs Declares Crypto as a New Asset Class

Institutional Investors However, there was also one development that I felt did not receive the attention it deserved, and that is Goldman Sachs’ recognition of crypto as a new asset class. Now, banking firms like Goldman or JPMorgan have always had this love-hate relationship with...
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Can Visa and Mastercard Help CBDCs?

What do I mean by that? Well, it’s safe to say that around 80% of central banks around the world are either considering CBDC, developing it, or already testing the created product. Problems with CBDCs From Outset One thing that emerged as a serious issue...
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‘Wen Lambo?’ – Lamborghini Purchased With Bitcoin

The latest example of this came when the local digital assets exchange, Zipmex, revealed that it processed this region’s first use of BTC for purchasing a Lamborghini. The buyer, Jo Chirawat, used nothing but this cryptocurrency and Zipmex’s own mobile app. Buying a Lambo with...
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Will PayPal Launch its Own Stablecoin?

PayPal Stablecoin And rightly so since PayPal absolutely requires an efficient payment system in order to handle its massive daily usage. PayPal’s transaction volume may not be able to rival Tether’s (USDT), which amounts to several hundred billion dollars, but it can certainly boast in...
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Goldman Sachs leads $15M Investment Round for Coin Metrics

Of course, Goldman is not a stranger to crypto, as the bank is generally counted among the first to start approaching the industry some time ago. However, a large investment into a business that focuses on blockchain technology is certainly a nice sight. According to...
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NBA Prospect Jalen Suggs Sells Epic March Madness Shot as NFT

Simply put, they are becoming a way in which artists, musicians, sports stars, and everyone else, really, can offer anything that they deem valuable. You might be wondering what caused this train of thought? Well, the answer is the fact that yet another upcoming sports...
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Tesla Helped Patch a Bug in The Bitcoin Payment Processor

The fact is also that Tesla bought $1.5 billion worth of Bitcoin only a few short weeks back, further proving that both the company and its CEO are truly serious about the emerging industry. However, what really surprised everyone is that none other than Tesla...
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VISA Plans Rollout to Partners

This is not the first time the payment giant is dealing with crypto; however, it is the first crypto-related product launched by Visa. The enterprise has been providing crypto debit and credit cards to the likes of Crypto.com and BlockFi. The latest news from the...
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Goldman Sachs And Deutsche Borse Are The Latest Incumbents

In June last year, Deutsche Borse announced the introduction of Bitcoin ETN on its Xetra exchange platform. An ETN is a debt security that checks the performance of underlying assets. In its recent strategy to expand its offerings into the crypto market, Deutsche Borse has...
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PayPal Launches Crypto Checkout Service

PayPal consumers who hold various cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ether, and Bitcoin Cash will convert them into fiat currencies and use them to make purchases from different merchants. All 29 million merchants on this platform will enjoy this service. What does this mean for...
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Visa Moves To Allow Payment Settlement Using Cryptocurrency

The pilot phase that Visa has launched will be in partnership with crypto.com, which is a crypto and payment platform. Visa announced that they would allow the use of USD Coin (USDC) on their payment systems. USDC is a form of cryptocurrency that is offered...
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What are Crypto Jobs Worth?

Decentralized and Remote Work We live in a time of many opportunities for professionals in many careers, remote jobs are increasingly popular, and some data say that professionals need to organize themselves and obtain different routines to improve productivity in remote work. Some startups in...
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How The Visa Bitcoin Wallet Integration Will Help To Drive Global Adoption

While the journey to make cryptocurrencies go mainstream today is being championed by many entities, and payment service company, Visa Inc’s latest revelation may help accelerate the long-sought global acceptance of Bitcoin (BTC) and other altcoins. Visa Integrates with Bitcoin Wallets To Permit PurchasesVisa CEO,...