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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.

27 AUGUST 2022


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.

7 AUGUST 2022


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.

5 AUGUST 2022


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.”

3 AUGUST 2022


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.

29 JULY 2022


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.

26 JULY 2022


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.

22 JULY 2022


$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.

18 JULY 2022


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).

12 JULY 2022


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.

11 JULY 2022


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.

9 MAY 2022


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.

6 MAY 2022


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.”

28 APRIL 2022


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.

24 APRIL 2022


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

14 APRIL 2022


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.

9 APRIL 2022


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.

8 APRIL 2022


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.

6 APRIL 2022


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.

5 APRIL 2022


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