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Redditors share ‘reasonable’ goals in response to crypto billionaire survey

While some Americans believe that they could become billionaires by trading cryptocurrencies, some Redditors think that it may be better to aim for lower and more reasonable goals, such as becoming millionaires.  In a study, market research firm The Harris Poll surveyed a1,989 United States adults and found that more than 70% are confident that …

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Galaxy Digital to provide market data to blockchains with Chainlink

Despite the innovations brought about by blockchain technology, a blockchain by itself does not automatically come with market data. To fix this, the trading and asset management firm Galaxy Digital has collaborated with the blockchain oracle provider Chainlink.  In an announcement sent to Cointelegraph, Galaxy highlighted that the firm will provide its crypto pricing data …

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Asia GameFi opportunity huge as gamers don’t hate NFTs

Animoca Brands co-founder Yat Siu thinks that GameFi has the biggest opportunity for growth in Asia, as gamers there don’t hold the same vitriol towards nonfungible tokens (NFTs) as they do in the West. Sitting down with Cointelegraph during Asia Crypto Week, Siu argued that Asia generally has more of a welcoming culture towards gaming …

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Cyber sleuth alleges $160M Wintermute hack was an inside job

A fresh new crypto conspiracy theory is afoot — this time in relation to last week’s $160 million hack on algorithmic market maker Wintermute — which one crypto sleuth alleges was an “inside job.” Cointelegraph reported on Sept. 20 that a hacker had exploited a bug in a Wintermute smart contract which enabled them to …

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Walmart steps into the Metaverse, @NFT founder hacked and more

American retail giant Walmart has taken its first steps into the Metaverse with the launch of Walmart Land and Walmart’s Universe of Play on Roblox. According to the company’s Monday announcement, Walmart Land focuses on “immersive experiences” with key features including a physics-defying Ferris wheel, unlockable tokens and badges, an interactive piano walkway and a …

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Reddit Avatar NFTs are witnessing volatile price tags

According to a new analysis posted by Reddit user u/Warfared, Reddit Avatar nonfungible tokens, or NFTs, have seen erratic price performance in the past months. The analysis tracked the exchange of NFTs on the popular NFT trading platform OpenSea.io.  Among the top performers were the Fishy Foustling #1 and Mio Armor #1 NFT pieces, boasting …

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Automata Network announces 1RPC for Web3 privacy protection

Automata Network, a decentralised middleware service protocol in the Polkadot ecosystem, has introduced a free to use private Remote Procedure Call (RPC) relay designed to align privacy protection for Web3. The platform’s 1RPC announced today is a free-to-use private RPC relay Automata Network says will help protect end-users from potential threats amid Web3 growth. 3/ …

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DeFi lending protocol created by ex-QuadrigaCX co-founder surpassed $50M in TVL

According to DeFi Llama, UwU Lend, a decentralized finance, or DeFi, protocol that acts as a money market on the Ethereum blockchain, has surpassed $50 million in total value locked (TVL). The non-custodial protocol was created by Michael Patryn, known by the pseudonym “Sifu,” who was the co-founder of defunct cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX. UwU Lend …

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Charles Hoskinson and ETH dev get into a war of words post-Vasil upgrade

Charles Hoskinson, the founder of Cardano and co-founder of Ethereum blockchain, got into a war of words with Ethereum developers on the implementation of proof-of-stake (PoS) consensus via Merge. On Sunday, Web3 investor Evan Van Ness shared an unpopular opinion claiming that the Ethereum Merge could have been shipped earlier. Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of …

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Disney seeks corporate lawyer for ’emerging technologies’ and NFTs

The Walt Disney Company could be on the verge of expanding into the crypto space after posting a new job for an “experienced corporate attorney” to work on “emerging technologies” such as nonfungible tokens (NFTs) and the Metaverse.  According to the Sept. 23 listing on the Disney careers website, the company is hiring for a “Principal Counsel …

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