Starbucks Marks Foray Into Web3 With Starbucks Odyssey
Starbucks has announced the unveiling of Starbucks Odyssey, an NFT-based loyalty program powered by the Polygon network. The loyalty program will allow customers to purchase collectible stamps in the form of NFTs, offering benefits and other immersive experiences.
Dogecoin Co-Founder Rejects $14,000,000 Offer To Promote Much-Hyped Crypto Project Dogechain
The creator of popular meme token Dogecoin (DOGE) is rejecting an offer worth millions of dollars in digital assets to promote an unofficial offshoot crypto project.
Elon Musk Claims Twitter Committed Fraud In $44 Billion Deal Countersuit
Elon Musk and Twitter are set for another court showdown as the billionaire launches a countersuit against the social media giant, which sued him for canceling the $44 billion contract to acquire the platform.
Jack Dorsey-led Block posts $1.5B in Q2 profits, BTC revenue down
Block Inc. posted $1.47B worth of profit in Q2 but BTC trading services profit only accounted for $41 million of that figure, with the firm citing price volatility and a lack of consumer demand.
NFT communities greenlight Web3 films: A decentralized future for fans and Hollywood
“Filmmakers can decide together with their community how the power of owning the IP, and the ownership of the film, is going to be used both financially and strategically.”
Alphabet, Microsoft and Now Meta Release Disappointing Quarterly Earnings
Meta joined Alphabet and Microsoft in releasing disappointing quarterly financials, following the company’s Q2 earnings call. In a week of a disappointment for mega-cap stocks, the trio has all missed revenue and earnings expectations, with Meta seeing its first quarterly sales decline ever recorded.
Binance sues Bloomberg over ‘defamatory statements’ against CZ
The media outlet is accused of publishing unsubstantiated claims and damaging the reputation of Binance and its founder.
Thailand’s Oldest Lender Delays Bitkub Exchange Acquisition Amid Tighter Crypto Rules
The company that owns Thailand’s Siam Commercial Bank has postponed a deal to acquire a majority stake in Bitkub, the country’s largest cryptocurrency exchange. The decision comes amid tightening crypto regulations that limit growth in domestic crypto trading.
$248M stablecoins flow out of Coinbase as community refutes exchange liquidity issues
Rumors of Coinbase having a liquidity crisis have been refuting by the community as outflows vary in a nervous crypto market.
Ripple Secures Partnership To Launch New NFT Marketplace on the XRP Ledger
San Francisco-based payments company Ripple is signing a new partnership involving non-fungible tokens (NFTs).
Twitter lawyers up to force through Musk deal. Will it work?
It’s unclear whether the potential lawsuit will eventually see Musk purchasing the platform at the previously agreed price, at a new price, or not at all.
Coinbase Warns Some Russian Users Their Accounts May Be Blocked, Report Reveals
Leading U.S. crypto exchange Coinbase has reportedly notified certain Russian customers that their accounts may be blocked at the end of this month. According to Russian media, the trading platform has offered them to withdraw their funds unless they prove they are not under sanctions.
Elon Musk Secures $7 Bn In Funding From Sequoia, Binance, And Other Investors To Back Twitter Bid
A group of investors, including Sequoia Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Binance and Fidelity 89 has invested over $7 billion to back Elon Musk’s $44 billion takeover of Twitter.
US watchdog says it cannot block Musk’s Twitter purchase
Open Market Institute says Musk’s Twitter purchase is “a threat to “American democracy and free speech.”
Report: Japanese Carmakers Toyota and Nissan Enter the Metaverse
Two Japanese carmakers, Nissan and Toyota, have launched operations in the metaverse. Nissan’s virtual showroom can host vehicle launches and other events, while Toyota’s workspaces are being used to hold employee meetings.
Elon Musk’s $43B bid on Twitter causes DOGE, SHIB to spike
Elon Musk has made an unsolicited offer to fully acquire social media giant Twitter for a total cash consideration of $43 billion
MMA Entertainment Giant UFC to Pay Fighters Bitcoin Bonuses
On April 7, the digital currency exchange Crypto.com announced that fighters from the mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion company, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), will be able to win Fight Night bonuses that will be paid in bitcoin. Fight Night bonus payouts will vary depending on placement, and contestants that finish first place will get paid $30,000 in bitcoin for the win.
Why A Twitter Edit Button Could Be Disastrous For Crypto Users
Twitter and crypto have gone hand in hand for the longest time, which is why the talk of an edit button has direct implications on the crypto community using the social media platform. The talk of adding an edit button had been one that has been going on for a long time and while Twitter has acknowledged it, this is the first time that there has been any definitive announcement about the inclusion of an edit button on the site.
Private Equity Fund Reportedly Plans to Buy Majority Stake in Japan Major Crypto Exchange
A Japanese, Singapore-based private equity fund is allegedly set to buy a controlling stake in bitFlyer, Japan’s major crypto exchange.
Is Apple about to send Bitcoin to the moon? A rundown of the rumor
Rumors of Apple utilizing Bitcoin in some capacity are running red hot. Fanning the hearsay, YouTuber Crypto Rover summed up sentiment by saying the knock-on effects will see Bitcoin moon.
US Federal Reserve, FDIC warn banks against crypto risks
Financial Giant Fidelity Files Trademarks for Crypto, NFT, and Metaverse Products
Top Crypto Analyst Predicts Bitcoin Turnaround After the Second-Longest BTC Bear Market – Here’s the Timeline
Creditor offers Bitcoin miner Core Scientific $72M to avoid bankruptcy
CryptoSlate Wrapped Daily: Binance hits out at Reuters, USDD loses peg, Paxful delists ETH
European Central Bank blasts Bitcoin —community responds
Genesis denies ‘imminent’ plans to file for bankruptcy
Bitcoin Bull Anthony Pompliano Says Confidence Game Now Over for Crypto Industry
Soccer Superstar Lionel Messi Joins NFT Game Sorare as Investor and Brand Ambassador
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Impermanent loss challenges the claim that DeFi is the ‘future of France’
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