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Blur Reportedly Finds Loophole in OpenSea's Blocklist as Marketplace War Escalates

The apparent workaround allows the zero-fee marketplace to list collections that have previously been blocklisted by OpenSea, following months of debates around enforcing creator royalties.

Jan 31, 2023 at 9:08 p.m. UTC

Bitcoin Miner Core Scientific to Borrow $70M From B. Riley

The firm said the loan will enable it to replace an existing facility and give it "up to 15 months runway and significant flexibility."

Jan 31, 2023 at 4:54 p.m. UTC

Crypto Markets Today: Fed Preview, Bitcoin Holds Steady at $22.9K

Also: Metaverse tokens surged in January. Equities close higher.

Jan 31, 2023 at 10:12 p.m. UTC

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Jan 30, 2023 at 2:56 p.m. UTC

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Japan Embraces Web3 As Global Regulators Grow Wary of Crypto

With tight regulations already in place that helped insulate FTX Japan and its investors from heavy losses suffered elsewhere in the world, Japan is working on policy and guidelines for stablecoins, NFTs and DAOs as it welcomes a crypto future.

Jan 26, 2023
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The Interaction of Money, Nature and AI, With Stan Stalnaker

A discussion about the Hub Culture institution and protecting the ethos of privacy and identity.

Jan 27, 2023
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Congress' FTX Problem: 1 in 3 Members Got Cash From Crypto Exchange's Bosses

More than one in three of the 535 senators and representatives in the U.S. Congress showed up to the new session with FTX baggage, having received campaign support from former CEO Sam Bankman-Fried or one of the senior executives of the fraud-ridden crypto giant.

Jan 17, 2023
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Porsche's NFT Debut Is a Reminder to Let Web3 Natives Take the Wheel

The German carmaker’s NFT collection mint was met with backlash from the community and served as a lesson for big brands looking to meaningfully build their Web3 strategy.

Jan 25, 2023
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6 Kinds of Crypto Scams and How to Avoid Them

Crypto hacks and exploits have cost people billions of dollars each year. Here’s how to make sure you’re not among them.

Jan 18, 2023



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Social Token Project Rally Shuts Ethereum Sidechain, Stranding Users’ Crypto Assets

Rally blamed its sidechain’s demise on macro forces.

Jan 31, 2023
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Bitcoin Miner Core Scientific to Borrow $70M From B. Riley

The firm said the loan will enable it to replace an existing facility and give it "up to 15 months runway and significant flexibility."

Jan 31, 2023
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Fidelity Digital Assets' Head of Institutional Crypto Exits Role

Chris Tyrer joined Fidelity Digital Assets as its first U.K. employee four years ago.

Jan 31, 2023
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Mango Markets Exploiter Thought a DAO Protected Him. Then US Courts Showed Up

Mango Labs’ $47 million civil suit against crypto trader Avraham Eisenberg is a case study in how the ideals of crypto governance and DAOs take a backseat to real-world contracts law.

Jan 31, 2023