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NFT consumption is based on ‘emotional values’, says Akatsuki as it launched a new $20 million web3 fund

The fund has been dubbed Emoote based on the philosophy that NFT consumption is based on ‘emotional…

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More tweet wars, upgrades, and regulation — 6 trends to watch out for in crypto this year

Cryptocurrencies surged the most in 2021 with Bitcoin and Ethereum hitting all-time highs, which in…

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A top crypto exec shares why GameFi is so hot right now - and lists 2 reasons why play-to-earn-games like Axie Infinity are taking the market by storm

Investors are fired up by the rapid use case of DeFi and excitement around making money off NFT gam…

Shalini Nagarajan   


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This Sequoia-backed EdTech startup that's bringing NFTs to classrooms just secured an $8.5 million funding round

The funding round was complicated early on by headwinds in the crypto space last year, a cofounder …

Morgan Chittum   


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Binance bets on a gaming NFT metaverse where players can mate their pet sharks

Crypto exchange Binance said Tuesday its venture capital arm has invested in blockchain game startu…

Camomile Shumba   


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Rush Gaming Universe announces whitepaper with a roadmap to create new economic opportunities for Indians

It’s the first mobile-only blockchain gaming platform to come out of India and its key challenge…

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A South Korean VC firm says it lost more than $3 billion in Luna's stunning crash earlier this year

It's one of the largest losses reported by a firm that backed Luna, with even more of a headwind th…

Jennifer Sor   


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Play-to-earn crypto games are gaining popularity among developers, with nearly 60% surveyed saying they are utilizing blockchain in game design

Blockchain-based games such as Axie Infinity that allow players to make money have surged in popula…

Carla Mozée   


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Alibaba makes a metaverse move by leading a $60 million funding round into AR glasses maker Nreal

AR technology — like the Light and Air glasses Nreal develops — is key to people gettin…

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Uber CEO says cryptocurrencies need to become more efficient for the ride-hailing company to accept them as payment

Crypto has not yet demonstrated its utility in terms of being an efficient exchange of value, Uber …

Shalini Nagarajan   


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Ethereum, Solana, Polkadot and other cryptocurrencies hit fresh all-time-highs as altcoin season kicks in

At least ten different cryptocurrencies hit fresh all-time-highs (ATHs) during the long Diwali week…

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Softbank leads a nearly $100 million funding round for a metaverse and NFT-focused startup also backed by Snoop Dogg

The startup, called Sandbox, is a metaverse that allows players to store, trade, and monetize their…

Natasha Dailey   


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Mohamed El-Erian says Russia's war is pushing investors into private markets as they look to boost returns and limit risks

The threat of financial tightening, inflation, and geopolitical tensions have raised the risk of un…

Shalini Nagarajan   


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Sanctions on Russia could eat away at the dollar's global dominance and boost the use of crypto, IMF says

As countries turn to other currencies in international trade, "fragmentation at a smaller level is …

Adam Morgan McCarthy   


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Robinhood's CEO rejects his app allows for the 'gamification' of investing, and denies using rewards and confetti animation to encourage trading

"Even though we have made investing easier, we recognize it is not a game," Tenev said in his testi…

Allana Akhtar   


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This dating app (and its founder) thinks it's only normal to judge people based on their looks

Do we really need a dating app to judge the person we are and our abilities based on how we look?

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Why Coke Is Ditching The Polar Bears For Its 2013 Super Bowl Ad

So instead, Coca-Cola is gamefying the ad with a competition between bikers, showgirls, and cowboys…

Laura Stampler   


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How Chad Dickerson grew Etsy, took it public, and became the most important man in New York tech this year

The stock immediately popped - rocketing from an opening price of $16 up to $30 per share by the ti…

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I 'Dated' A Virtual Girlfriend For A Week To See What All Those Japanese Guys Are So Excited About

The main objective of the game is to make your girlfriend happy and, hence, fall in love with you. …

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