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The big crypto crash enters another week

The big crypto crash enters another week

Times are tough for cryptocurrency aficionados. After a very strong second half of 2021, we're now seeing what seems to be an endless downward trend as the crypto market crash continues. Be it Bitcoin, Ethereum, or another kind of crypto, currencies are plummeting one after another with only brief reprieves that happen on a case-by-case basis. Is this going to be the new normal for the crypto market, or will it rise and recover as it always seems to do?

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Crypto Browser Project brings Opera to the Web3 universe

Crypto Browser Project brings Opera to the Web3 universe

Opera today announced the beta launch of its new "Crypto Browser Project." As you might imagine, Opera's Crypto Browser comes with a built-in, native cryptocurrency wallet, and while that might be an obvious talking point for it, the browser is also a way for Opera to jumpstart its Web3 ambitions. While the browser is launching in beta today on a handful of platforms, Opera has also outlined the way forward as it moves through this beta test.

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What Exactly Is Blockchain?

What Exactly Is Blockchain?

Cryptocurrency and blockchain have taken the world by storm, with people making and losing fortunes according to the value of Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dogecoin, Shiba Inu, and countless others, as outlined by Fortune. While cryptocurrency (and NFT projects) may get the lion's share of media coverage, closely associated is blockchain technology. The two go hand-in-hand, but blockchain has far wider applications and uses for all types of businesses (via Investopedia). In fact, according to Blockdata, 81 of the top 100 companies globally are already using blockchain technology.

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Walmart crypto rumors heat up as retailer files several trademarks

Walmart crypto rumors heat up as retailer files several trademarks

It seems Walmart is finally gearing up to launch its own cryptocurrency, at least based on trademark documents the retail giant filed in December 2021 with the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). This isn't the first time we've heard rumblings from Walmart related to the crypto market, but it is the most exciting development thus far.

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Dogecoin added to Tesla store

Dogecoin added to Tesla store

In a surprising turn of events, you can now buy Tesla merchandise with Dogecoin. Tesla's website has been updated to reflect this change, and there are a few items listed that now only accept the meme-like cryptocurrency as payment. That's right — the merchandise sold for Dogecoin can no longer be bought with US dollars and requires the customer to own crypto in order to make a purchase.

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The internet can’t believe how much Steph Curry paid for this NFT

The internet can’t believe how much Steph Curry paid for this NFT

Steph Curry, one of the world's richest basketball players, has purchased an NFT — and the internet is in an uproar. Non-fungible tokens, also known as NFTs, are a controversial topic all on their own, but a large-scale celebrity spending outrageous amounts of money on one of them is certainly worthy of a special mention. And when we say outrageous, we really do mean outrageous.

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Which Bitcoin Wallet is the Best? Here’s Our Pick

Which Bitcoin Wallet is the Best? Here’s Our Pick

Bitcoin (BTC) hardly needs an introduction these days -- it's the modern version of gold, the so-called One Currency to Rule Them All. Having absolutely blown up in price over the last few years, bitcoin continues its mostly upward trend and remains the most expensive cryptocurrency out there. Even though ethereum (ETH) is in hot pursuit, it's still miles behind BTC.

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AMC is giving Stubs members the chance to get Spider-Man NFTs

AMC is giving Stubs members the chance to get Spider-Man NFTs

AMC Stubs members have the opportunity to get one of a limited collection of Spider-Man NFTs, the cinema company has announced. The NFTs are being issued by AMC and Sony Pictures to help promote the latter company's upcoming Spider-Man: No Way Home, which will hit theaters starting on December 16. Assuming the NFTs are still available, certain customers can get the NFTs by purchasing tickets for the movie early.

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Ticketmaster and NFL team to offer commemorative NFTs with game tickets

Ticketmaster and NFL team to offer commemorative NFTs with game tickets

The National Football League (NFL) is the latest major entity to get in on NFT promotions. In partnership with Ticketmaster, football fans can redeem NFTs with their game tickets, though the collectible non-fungible tokens are only available with tickets for certain NFL games. Among other things, customers must attend the game before getting the NFT.

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Brave privacy browser adds built-in secure cryptocurrency wallet

Brave privacy browser adds built-in secure cryptocurrency wallet

Brave, the browser known for its privacy-centric features, has announced the integration of a cryptocurrency wallet, enabling users to hold, manage, exchange, and send various digital coins like Bitcoin and Ethereum. The new feature is called Brave Wallet and, unlike some alternatives, it doesn't involve installing a browser extension.

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What is the Metaverse and How Does it Work?

What is the Metaverse and How Does it Work?

Wondering what the Metaverse is? Chances are you've already been there. There is no one perfect description for the concept, but in general, we're talking about digital interaction and human decision making in a few key ways. The term "Metaverse" comes from the Neal Stephenson science fiction novel Snow Crash, released in 1992 - but it's come to mean so much more since then.

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AMC Theatres now accepts Bitcoin, but that’s only the start

AMC Theatres now accepts Bitcoin, but that’s only the start

As promised earlier this year, AMC Theatres now accepts certain cryptocurrencies as payment for tickets and concessions. It didn't take long for the company to roll out support for these cryptocurrencies, but they're just the start. As part of the update about its crypto payment option, company CEO Adam Aron said AMC Theatres will also add support for a certain popular dog-themed coin.

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