Web3 Writer

Rory Kejzerko

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An NFT-advocating content writer with a background in economics and anthropology. I'm also a sports enthusiast and hodophile in my spare time.

Lifestyle

The metaverse is on-track to becoming the go-to medium for turning seemingly ‘physical’ events into more convenient and accessible ‘virtual’ ones. With this in mind, we’ve compiled a list of the most anticipated New Year’s Eve metaverse parties.

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December 30, 2022

Tech

In an endeavor that’s exclusively for its Thai market, German car manufacturer BMW is harnessing the powers of blockchain technology in order to enhance its efficiency and consumer engagement.

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December 29, 2022

NFT

Kraken, which currently sits as the world’s sixth-largest crypto exchange, has launched its new namesake NFT marketplace in beta. The platform launched with an offering of over 110 of the most popular NFT collections.

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December 26, 2022

Metaverse

Three months after its genesis, ambitious open metaverse project ‘Lamina1’ has launched a web3 building fund called ‘Lamina1 Ecosystem Fund’ (L1EF).

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December 23, 2022

Tech

A perennial issue of security within crypto’s relatively short lifespan is undoubtedly seed phrases- which, if you don’t know, are 12-24 word sequences that are generated at the genesis of a crypto wallet as a means of recovery.

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December 22, 2022

People

After crypto platform BlockFi went bankrupt last month, its former executive Rishi Ramchandi has now been appointed as the leader of Google Cloud’s Web3 efforts.

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December 22, 2022

NFT

In wake of its latest A-list ambassador Lionel Messi lifting the World Cup, NFT sports card project Sorare has revealed that it recorded 585,000 new sign-ups since the launch of its free-to-play World Cup game ‘Global Cup 22’ on November 10th.

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December 22, 2022

NFT

Shortly after appointing former Activision Blizzard President Daniel Alegre to lead its ‘The Otherside’ metaverse vision, Yuga Labs has now released new information regarding a ‘new chapter in the lore’ for the BAYC NFT ecosystem.

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December 21, 2022

NFT

Polygon, which has already cemented itself as one of the most active builders throughout the ongoing bear market, has partnered with neo-banking app Hi and Mastercard to launch the world’s first personalized NFT debit card.

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December 21, 2022

NFT

Per its recent filing of five metaverse and NFT-related trademark applications at the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Mercedes-Benz appears to be ignoring all signs of market bearishness by expanding its presence across the Web3 realm.

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December 21, 2022

People

In a ploy to bolster its highly-anticipated metaverse project ‘The Otherside,’ NFT powerhouse Yuga Labs has hired former Activision Blizzard President and CEO Daniel Alegre as its new CEO (effective in the first half of 2023).

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December 20, 2022

NFT

With shows such as Netflix’s ‘Trust No One: The Hunt For The Crypto King’ exposing the undeniable perils of the Web3 world to the masses, the mainstream media platform is now releasing a Web3-exploring docu-series called ‘NFTMe’.

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December 20, 2022

Metaverse

Resource platform ‘Web3 Studios’ has published a ‘Metaverse Sports Report’ which outlines the trajectory of Web3’s role in the sports industry. The report claims that by 2030 it could be valued at $80 billion.

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December 20, 2022

NFT

The latest innovative iteration from the Hong-Kong based company, Animoca Brands, comes by way of a PFP collection of NFT called ‘Mocaverse’- a program that’s designed to ‘strengthen the company’s ecosystem of Web3 and metaverse-centric projects’.

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December 17, 2022

Lifestyle

Caribbean Royal Cruise subsidiary Celebrity Cruises has become the first cruise liner to offer a tour of its ship in the metaverse.

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December 16, 2022

Tech

In a landmark merge of two big-hitting centralized and decentralized entities, PayPal has partnered with leading Ethereum cryptocurrency wallet MetaMask to allow users to purchase and transfer ETH across its platform.

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December 16, 2022

NFT

As part of its shift in platform fees, leading Solana NFT marketplace Magic Eden is rolling out a reward program for its 10+ million monthly users.

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December 16, 2022

Tech

In an effort to modernize its financial system, Australia’s Treasury is promising to establish a framework for licensing and regulating crypto services in 2023.

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December 16, 2022

NFT

there’s one area of Web3 that’s failed to succumb from such downwards market pressure; music NFTs. The industry is already valued at a whopping $1.2 billion (approximately), where come 2032, it’s estimated to be worth around $4.24b.

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December 15, 2022

NFT

Friday of last week saw a pair NFT investors file a class action lawsuit against Yuga Labs, with the claim being that the Web3 heavyweight has failed to disclose the alleged involvement of celebrity endorsements within the BAYC NFT collection.

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December 14, 2022

People

SHOWstudio, the fashion film platform founded by coveted multidiscipline image-maker Nick Knight, is all poised to launch its inaugural NFT collection ‘ikon-1’. Get the full lowdown on the inspiration behind the project in our exclusive interview.

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December 14, 2022

Gaming

Throughout the year’s 8+ months of market bearishness, decentralized gaming has proven itself as the most resilient industry of Web3 with big hitters pouring money into the $55+ billion industry in just the past few weeks (stat per Crypto.com).

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December 12, 2022

NFT

After first pledging its entrance into web3 back in April, coffee house giant Starbucks has finally launched its September-announced NFT reward program ‘Odyssey’.

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December 12, 2022

NFT

Despite incurring a whole array of long and short term sources of FUD, November’s NFT sales volume totaled $534 million, which is a 16% increase on October’s $460 million total (per data taken from CryptoSlam).

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December 6, 2022

NFT

After recently dubbing itself as the ‘timekeepers of the metaverse’ when launching branded challenges on hit game Fortnite, luxury watchmaker TIMEX has now unveiled a line of 500 1/1 timepiece watches exclusively available for BAYC NFT holders.

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December 5, 2022

Gaming

Renown NFT researcher & newest member of Blockster, ‘Icemancrypto' is known for ‘finding promising Web3 projects before the masses find out’. With his alpha insight, we’ve collaborated with Iceman to compile a list of 5 must-watch ‘Gem' projects.

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December 2, 2022

Tech

Polar to the glaringly centralized ethos of its rival PayPal, global payments platform Stripe is embracing the powers of the blockchain by debuting a fiat-to-crypto widget for Web3 businesses.

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December 2, 2022

Gaming

Yat Siu, the CEO of Web3’s leading venture capital firm Animoca Brands, announced yesterday that the $6 billion-valued company is about to broaden its investment empire by way of a $2 billion investment fund called ‘Animoca Capital’.

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December 1, 2022

NFT

Five months after acquiring NFT marketplace aggregator Genie, leading decentralized exchange (DEX) Uniswap has now launched its own tool for compiling a broad range of NFT listings onto one interface.

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December 1, 2022

Tech

In the midst of crypto’s most momentous fiasco to date, widely popular and still-emerging encrypted messaging service Telegram has issued its intent to develop a trustless and decentralized alternative for its users to trade crypto on.

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December 1, 2022

Tech

Earlier this week, Japanese tech heavyweight Sony announced the launch of its new wearable motion-tracking system ‘Mocopi’. The system is comprised of 6 colorful disc-shaped & wristwatch-sized sensors that are to be placed on user’s body. 

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November 30, 2022

NFT

Luxury sports car manufacturer Porsche has entered the world of Web3 by way of its inaugural NFT project. The 7500 piece collection, which is set for launch in January 2023, will be based on one of its most iconic models, the Porsche 911.

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November 30, 2022

People

Off the back of his highly successful ‘Fidenza’ and ‘QQL’ generative art projects, digital art pioneer Tyler Hobbs is currently in attendance at ‘Art Basel Miami’ to showcase works from his latest project, ‘ioStream’.

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November 30, 2022

NFT

Nexus Voyagers, a one-stop NFT platform, is on a mission to innovate Web3’s new ‘creator economy’ to the greatest extent possible. To discuss the project's array of NFT creator-centric tools & ecosystem, we sat down with its Founder, Ben Yurcisin.

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November 29, 2022

Metaverse

Deadmau5 & DJ Richie Hawtin co-founded music metaverse platform, Pixelynx, will be launching its new ‘Elynxir’ game throughout Miami Art Week—a gamified augmented reality (AR) scavenger hunt called ‘Go Astral’.

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November 29, 2022

NFT

Web3 event ticketing marketplace, SeatlabNFT, is on a mission to revolutionize the events industry by harnessing the powers of blockchain tech. To explore the project in the more depth, we spoke with the platform’s Co-Founder, Ryan Kenny.

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November 28, 2022

Lifestyle

As already showcased through the likes of ‘The Gateway: A Web3 Metropolis’ and Metanoise’s Art Soirée, Art Basel Miami and the city’s surrounding ‘Art Week’ are set to host a whole array of Web3-centric events.

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November 28, 2022

NFT

With the interoperability and use cases of Web3 expanding by the day, a logical step in users’ metaverse journeys is to streamline their digital existence into one succinct identity.

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November 24, 2022

NFT

With the ongoing bear market prompting innovators to reshape NFT utility into something which extends beyond mere ‘floor price,’ developments in more-general blockchain technology use cases are also being pioneered.

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November 24, 2022

Metaverse

Metaverse building and events platform 'Mext' is continuing its long-running relationship with the 'Metaverse Fashion Council’ (MFC) through hosting its highly-anticipated ‘Metaverse Fashion Summit’.

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November 23, 2022

NFT

The latest project on the block comes from legendary British photographer Nick Knight, who in partnership with his own award-winning fashion platform SHOWstudio, is releasing his first NFT project entitled ‘ikon-1’.

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November 22, 2022

Tech

As part of its annual 3-day Summit, new kid on the NFT block Cardano has announced that it will be releasing its own algorithmic stablecoin in Q1 2023.

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November 22, 2022

NFT

Earlier this month saw luxury French fashion label Givenchy partner-up with Atlanta-founded streetwear brand Bstroy, to launch a collaborative phygital NFT collection for the SS 2023 season.

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November 21, 2022

Lifestyle

The W1 Curates IRL studio is situated on London’s bustling Oxford Street, where through its revolutionary LED tech wrapped around Flannel’s flagship store, showcases digital art to nearly half a million people per day.

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November 21, 2022

Metaverse

Through its subsidiaries L’Oréal Professional and Maybelline, French personal care company L’Oréal is teaming up with Ready Player Me (RPM) to bring gaming-inspired hair and makeup to metaverse avatars.

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November 16, 2022

Lifestyle

Dcentralize is building the first ‘one-stop-shop’ Web3 music ecosystem incorporating streaming services, live IRL & AR events, ticketing, an NFT marketplace, and an education and engagement launchpad for fans and artists.

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November 15, 2022

Metaverse

Upcoming Japanese metaverse ‘Swagga’ is on a mission to redefine digital fashion through the phygital convergence of fashion, amusement, social networking, and e-commerce.

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November 15, 2022

Metaverse

Interoperable metaverse avatar platform Ready Player Me (RPM) has demoed this week new tech which involves one of its fully animated avatars appearing in augmented reality (AR) using Meta’s new ‘Quest Pro’ virtual reality headset.

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November 14, 2022

Metaverse

As exemplified by the array of digital fashion artists, wearables, and platforms that Web3 has birthed over the past few years, metaverse fashion is growing into a significant component of virtual living.

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November 14, 2022

People

In a recent podcast entitled 'Web3 with a16z', Chris Dixon and Sonal Chokshi chat with Punk6529 and discuss some ideas that are being explored about all the unique utilities NFTs offer.

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November 9, 2022

Metaverse

With China serving as a world leader in AI technology & digital avatars, Anina Net shares her journey about how she's producing ‘intelligent avatars’ that can provide fashion insight & customer service for metaverse-goers.

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November 8, 2022

NFT

By leveraging the underpinning blockchain technology of digital collectibles, Web3 platform Courtyard, has built a cutting-edge infrastructure that allows physical collectibles to be owned and traded as NFTs.

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November 3, 2022