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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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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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Samsung’s greener TV remote charges from your WiFi (but NFTs could spoil things)

Samsung’s greener TV remote charges from your WiFi (but NFTs could spoil things)

Samsung already ousted battery replacements from its Eco Remote, adding a solar panel last year, and now it's upgrading the 2022 model with the ability to harvest energy from radio waves in the home. The 2022 Samsung Eco Remote can still be charged up by leaving it in direct light, but it'll also use RF energy from a WiFi router or other wireless source, too.

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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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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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What is NFT, meaning: Can I make money? If you’re lucky

What is NFT, meaning: Can I make money? If you’re lucky

The letters NFT stand for Non-Fungible Token. A Non-Fungible Token is a piece of code on a computer that exists in a fashion similar to that of cryptocurrency like Bitcoin. Like any object, physical or digital, an NFT is only worth what someone will pay to own it. Unlike most physical objects, an NFT is more of a representation of a product than it is the product itself.

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Photoshop will soon let creators add verification to newly minted NFTs

Photoshop will soon let creators add verification to newly minted NFTs

Adobe has made a number of product announcements at its MAX 2021 event, not the least of which are a number of new features for its popular image-editing and creation software Photoshop. One of these new features revolves around blockchain technology, making it easier for content creators to prove that they're the person behind non-fungible tokens (NFTs) offered on platforms like OpenSea and SuperRare.

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Rolls-Royce made an NFT

Rolls-Royce made an NFT

Rolls-Royce is wading into the NFT space, and it's teasing a very special new car to mark the occasion. A new Rolls-Royce Black Badge car is due for a reveal in a week's time, and the automaker has partnered up with Mason London to create a non-fungible token to go with the vehicle.

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Steam Blockchain games ban: Good news for NFT and crypto alike

Steam Blockchain games ban: Good news for NFT and crypto alike

An update to Valve's rules for games on Steam effectively bans all Blockchain games that use cryptocurrencies or NFTs. This is GOOD news if you're a cryptocurrency or NFT holder, at the moment, as it represents another public acknowledgement of the real-world value of cryptocurrencies and NFTs alike.

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Coinbase NFT platform teases social features, showcases, and simplicity

Coinbase NFT platform teases social features, showcases, and simplicity

Coinbase has announced plans to make NFTs more approachable for the general public. Though the new NFT platform isn't available right now, Coinbase has launched a waitlist for those who are interested in trying it out for themselves. Among other things, Coinbase says its NFT platform will include social features, centralized showcases, and discovery features.

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