April 23, 2022

In 2022 there is room for the Metaverse but it is far from flawless.

In 2022 there is room for the Metaverse but it is far from flawless.

In 2022 there is room for the Metaverse but it is far from flawless. It is hard to resist the vision spun to us by Meta (formerly Facebook) and other virtual-world platforms. A digital utopia that can transform lives in multiple ways – whether that’s how we socialise, work or even stay healthy – is

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Design Lapse: Binance Releases Swastika-like Emoji On Hitler’s Birthday

Design Lapse: Binance Releases Swastika-like Emoji On Hitler’s Birthday

Binance has unveiled a new Twitter emoji yesterday, but something “doesn’t feel Reich” about it. Binance commits embarrassing faux pas Several Twitter users have pointed out that Binance’s new logo bears a close resemblance to the swastika. While the swastika is an ancient symbol dating back to thousands of years ago, as some users mentioned,

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MetaHollywood to Build Largest Hollywood-Themed Metaverse

MetaHollywood to Build Largest Hollywood-Themed Metaverse

MetaHollywood is building the largest online community within a Hollywood-themed metaverse following a joint venture between Animoca Brands and the Planet Hollywood Group. Movie lovers, studios, and creators will be able to interact within the metaverse and it will also consist of a marketplace for digital collectables. The entire experience is powered by blockchain technology

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Kevin O’Leary’s No. 1 money mistake to avoid during periods of high inflation

Kevin O’Leary’s No. 1 money mistake to avoid during periods of high inflation

From gas prices to grocery stores, inflation is hitting Americans where it hurts: their wallets. In March, the price of consumer goods was up 1.2% since February and 8.5% year over year, according to the Labor Department’s most recent data. It seems like anywhere you look, your dollar isn’t going as far as it used to. For Kevin O’Leary, O’Shares

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Fidelity Launches Multi-Level Learning Center in Metaverse

Fidelity Launches Multi-Level Learning Center in Metaverse

Fidelity Investments, a major financial services firm with $11.3 trillion in assets under administration, has entered the metaverse with the opening of an eight-story learning center and the launch of a metaverse exchange-traded fund (ETF). The Fidelity Stack features “a multi-level design complete with a lobby, dance floor, and rooftop sky garden for users to

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UKRAINE BANS BITCOIN PURCHASES WITH NATIONAL CURRENCY AMID MARTIAL LAW

UKRAINE BANS BITCOIN PURCHASES WITH NATIONAL CURRENCY AMID MARTIAL LAW

Ukraine’s central bank is prohibiting bitcoin buys with the hryvnia in an attempt to prevent what it calls “unproductive” capital outflows. The Ukrainian central bank has banned bitcoin purchases with the national fiat currency. The bank said the move seeks to prevent “unproductive” capital outflows in a bid to preserve the health of the country’s

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Here’s how the Akutars NFT project hopes to redefine how culture intersects with Web3

Here’s how the Akutars NFT project hopes to redefine how culture intersects with Web3

NFTs are a dime a dozen, but Micah Johnson’s Akutar NFT project aims to bring to light the value of diversity and inclusivity to Web3. Since the wake of the nonfungible token (NFT) boom, creators have been leaving their Web2 entities in droves and are carving their own lanes in the Web3 world. It’s not

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Fintech giant Stripe jumps into crypto with a feature that lets Twitter users get paid in stablecoin

Fintech giant Stripe jumps into crypto with a feature that lets Twitter users get paid in stablecoin

KEY POINTS Online payments firm Stripe says it will start offering merchants the ability to pay their users in cryptocurrency through the stablecoin USDC. Starting Friday, Twitter will let a certain number of creators receive their earnings from its paid Ticketed Spaces and Super Follows features in crypto. It’s Stripe’s first significant push into crypto

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Study: 25% of US Crypto Investors Either Own or Plan to Acquire Land in the Metaverse

Study: 25% of US Crypto Investors Either Own or Plan to Acquire Land in the Metaverse

A new study has found that 25% of U.S. cryptocurrency investors own or rent land in the metaverse, or plan to acquire the same. Out of four generations, the Baby Boomer generation has the highest (18%) proportion of crypto investors interested in owning or renting land in the metaverse. Gen Z Less Likely to Own/Rent

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