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FTX to Give Away Bitcoin as Part of Super Bowl Ad Campaign

The amount of bitcoin FTX will give out to winners of its Super Bowl contest is based on when exactly the firm’s ad runs Competitor Crypto.com is also reportedly running an ad during the NFL championship game on Feb. 13 Some only watch the Super Bowl for the commercials. This year, others might watch to …

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ENS Community Reconsiders Director’s Role

Delegates and members of the Ethereum Name Service foundation are weighing a draft proposal to terminate Milligan The development is deeply dividing ENS’ community with some defending the director’s right to religious views, while others decry discrimination that stands at odds with consensus Controversy has erupted within the Ethereum Name Service (ENS) community after a …

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China Debuts Digital Yuan at Winter Olympics Amid Warnings From US Senator

China has debuted its digital yuan to foreign visitors and athletes during the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing Senator Pat Toomey is asking policymakers to keep a watchful eye on the performance of the eCNY labeling it as a means to “facilitate illicit money flows” and its capacity to enhance “China’s surveillance capabilities” China …

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Anon CryptoPunk Owner Launches NFT Fund, Betting on Ability Over Identity

Punk 6529, as the anonymous NFT collector is known, has more than 240,000 Twitter followers The launch raises due diligence questions for investors accustomed to deeply parsing the backgrounds of fund managers An anonymous CryptoPunk NFT owner with an influential Twitter following has launched a fund that invests in NFTs on behalf of institutional investors. …

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Market Recap: Crypto Rockets, Stocks Gain on Strong Jobs Report

The January jobs report beat expectations, helping to push both crypto markets and stocks higher Crypto surged today, likely due to a combination of factors including potential legislation that could favor cryptocurrencies Nonfarm payroll soars The total nonfarm payroll in the United States rose by 467,000 in January, far exceeding expectations and causing the stock …

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Global X Latest ETF Issuer to Test Out the Metaverse

The proposed fund would primarily invest in securities within a Global X-developed index Planned ETF joins similar products recently filed by First Trust, ProShares and Fidelity Investments Exchange traded fund-specialist Global X filed to launch a metaverse fund Friday, becoming the latest fund issuer dabbling in the digital space. The New York-based firm’s Metaverse ETF …

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Meta Adds ‘Personal Boundary’ Tool After Virtual Sexual Assault Allegation

One woman said that “within 60 seconds of joining” Meta’s Horizon Worlds, she was “verbally and sexually harassed” Meta stock is up 0.65% to $239.31 per share Following reports of sexual assaults in Meta’s metaverse, the company Friday rolled out what it is calling a “personal boundary” tool. The function prevents avatars from coming within …

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Fundraising Wrap: Over $800M in Investments Poured into Crypto This Week

On Friday, layer-2 infrastructure firm Qredo closed its $80 million Series A round led by 10T Holdings Earlier this week, Seven Seven Six closed a whopping $500 million venture fund for its second fund, which will focus primarily on crypto startups Capital continued to pour into crypto this week, despite a recent downturn in digital …

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