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Web3, or Web 3.0, represents the next generation of internet technology, integrating blockchain and cryptocurrencies into everyday online interactions. It's a decentralized online ecosystem where users have control over their data and transactions. Web3 is powered by blockchain networks, providing transparency, security, and trust. It's a key concept in the crypto world, involving various people, from developers and investors to everyday users. Companies are leveraging Web3 to create decentralized applications (dApps), offering users new ways to interact online. Crypto exchanges play a crucial role in Web3, facilitating the trading of digital assets and tokens that fuel the ecosystem. Web3 represents a paradigm shift, offering opportunities for investment, innovation, and the potential to reshape the internet.

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Blockchain Network Cronos Launches $100M Accelerator Program to Support DeFi, GameFi Startups
Blockchain Network Cronos Launches $100M Accelerator Program to Support DeFi, GameFi Startups
Cronos, the Crypto.com-developed blockchain network with a focus on decentralized finance (DeFi) and Web 3 gaming, is launching a $100 million accelerator program for early-st...
Blockchain Network Cronos Launches $100M Accelerator Program to Support DeFi, GameFi Startups

Yuga Labs Suffers Discord Server Hack, 200 ETH in NFTs Stolen
Yuga Labs Suffers Discord Server Hack, 200 ETH in NFTs Stolen
The Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) Discord server was hacked on Saturday, with the attacker draining 200 ETH ($360,000) worth of NFTs. Josh Fraser, Origin Protocol co-founder, di...
Yuga Labs Suffers Discord Server Hack, 200 ETH in NFTs Stolen

StepN Hit by DDOS Attack; S Korea’s Metaverse Studies
StepN Hit by DDOS Attack; S Korea’s Metaverse Studies
Web 3 lifestyle app StepN suffers DDOS attack. Australia’s Gold Coast mayor reckons local taxes could soon be paid in Bitcoin. Those stories and other news shaping the cryptoc...
StepN Hit by DDOS Attack; S Korea’s Metaverse Studies

Members of the Unstoppable Domains team.
Unstoppable Domains Hires Execs From Twitch and IBM
Former Twitch VP Sajjad Rehman will lead Europe efforts while former IBM executive Nilkanth Iyer will head up Asia.
Members of the Unstoppable Domains team.

(Fast Break Labs)
Fast Break Labs Raises $$6M in Seed Funding Round
The Web 3 startup founded by two ex-Meta Platforms employees is developing a blockchain-based fantasy basketball game.
(Fast Break Labs)

Brian Hoffman (center), former CEO of OB1, at the North American Bitcoin Conference in 2019.
OpenBazaar Co-Founder Explains Why Web 3’s Answer to eBay Folded Its Tents
The P2P marketplace was backed by powerhouse VCs Andreessen Horowitz and Union Square Ventures. Brian Hoffman candidly reflects on where it went wrong.
Brian Hoffman (center), former CEO of OB1, at the North American Bitcoin Conference in 2019.

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian
Reddit’s Alexis Ohanian Leads $5.3M Round for Web 3 Startup QuickNode
The funding will be used to provide more tools for blockchain app developers and bring on new tech talent.
Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian

Cory Doctorow on Privacy, Web3, and Fighting the Surveillance Cartel
Cory Doctorow on Privacy, Web3, and Fighting the Surveillance Cartel
The science fiction author and blogger holds forth on how to restore internet freedom in an era when “the whole tech industry’s leadership fits around one table.”
Cory Doctorow on Privacy, Web3, and Fighting the Surveillance Cartel

The Graph co-founders, left to right: Jannis Pohlmann (tech lead), Brandon Ramirez (research lead), Yaniv Tal (project lead).
The Graph Raises $12M in GRT Token Sale; Teases Mainnet Launch in 30-60 Days
Decentralized data-indexing protocol The Graph has raised $12 million in a public sale of its native GRT token.
The Graph co-founders, left to right: Jannis Pohlmann (tech lead), Brandon Ramirez (research lead), Yaniv Tal (project lead).

Torus CEO Zhen Yu Yong. (Photo courtesy of Torus)
Torus Launches to Bring One-Click Login to Web 3.0
Torus, a key-management startup offering one-click logins for the decentralized web, launched out of beta Thursday with a handful of big-name hosting partners.
Torus CEO Zhen Yu Yong. (Photo courtesy of Torus)