Swiss Luxury Watchmaker Tag Heuer Accepts Bitcoin, Shiba Inu, Stablecoin Payments in the US

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LVMH-owned Swiss luxury brand Tag Heuer announced earlier this week that it will accept a total of twelve major cryptocurrencies plus five stablecoins as payment options on its US website. The globally renowned watchmaker had previously revealed that it would soon allow digital currency payments on all websites. An Early Push into Web3 Tag Heuer’s … Read more

Web3, NFTs, Metaverse: The tools for a truly decentralized future

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If the crypto community can successfully decentralize the internet, “it’s a future really worth getting excited about,” said NFT3 founder Dylan Dewdney. Attendees to the BlockDown Croatia 2022 festival were witness to Cointelegraph’s discussions around sociopolitics of the Web3 ecosystem, non-fungible tokens (NFT) and the Metaverse. It turns out that ongoing innovations across the crypto … Read more

KPMG Hires CryptoUK Exec to Strengthen its Position in the Digital Asset Industry

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One of the “Big Four” international accounting firms – KPMG – hired Ian Taylor to lead the company’s British crypto team and boost its Web3 offerings. He also serves as an Executive Director of CryptoUK. KPMG Diving Deeper in Crypto KPMG UK – the British subsidiary arm of the major accounting company KPMG – doubled … Read more

SAND Jumped 12% Following The Sandbox’s Acquisition of Uruguayan Tech Firm

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The Animoca Brands subsidiary – The Sandbox – purchased the Uruguayan technology company Cualit, aiming to accelerate the progress of the Web3 ecosystem and blockchain industry. Shortly after the deal’s announcement, the price of the native token of The Sandbox – SAND – soared by nearly 12% and is currently trading at about $1.35. One … Read more

People want to be paid crypto to exercise in the Metaverse: Survey

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A new survey has revealed that blockchain technology may be a better fitness motivator than traditional monetary incentives. A new survey has found that over 80% of people would be motivated to take up more physical exercise if they were paid in cryptocurrency for their efforts.  The survey, which was conducted by fitness website FitRated, … Read more

How NFTs are making real estate investments more attainable

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Although real estate is often considered a safer investment over stocks, it isn’t for everyone, a reality leading many to look to the digital realm as an alternative. Analysts continue to view real estate as a secure and lucrative investment based on its history of higher returns, especially when compared to traditional stocks.  In many … Read more

$3B flows to Metaverse and Web3 gaming this month as A16z’s tips in $600M

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“GAMES FUND ONE” will invest in game studios, consumer apps and game infrastructure providers with a16z saying the industry has “solved many of the problems” needed to make a Metaverse. Venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) has launched a $600 million fund dedicated to gaming startups with a focus on Web3 saying it believes “games … Read more

SoftBank-backed The Sandbox Partners With Legendary Jazz Band Jamiroquai

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Jamiroquai is the latest entity to join more than 200 of The Sandbox’s partnerships that include Ubisoft, The Rabbids, Gucci Vault, The Walking Dead, Snoop Dogg, Adidas, The Smurfs, and CryptoKitties, among others. The Animoca Brands subsidiary announced the partnership with the legendary funk and acid jazz band – Jamiroquai – which is well-known for … Read more

Fireblocks introduces Web3 Engine with developer tools to accelerate ecosystem growth

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This suite of tools is designed for developers to build products and services in the DeFi, GameFi, and NFT spaces. As the world accelerates towards a decentralized future, Fireblocks, a digital assets custody platform, announced the launch of their new Web3 Engine to help foster the development of the Web3 ecosystem. The company announced on … Read more

How the Metaverse could impact the lives of kids

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The effects of social media on the mental health of kids and teens have been bad enough — will the Metaverse be a safe place for them? How to protect kids and teens in the Metaverse Protecting young individuals is a shared responsibility. Therefore, parents must closely monitor their children’s activities in the Metaverse. As … Read more