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Unstoppable Domains joins GlobalBlock for enhanced brand protection
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web development
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The Brand Safety Alliance's new GlobalBlock service will include Unstoppable Domains to extend domain blocking protections, countering brand impersonation and IP hijacking on Web3 extensions.
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IWD 2024: SocialFi is a new frontier – here’s what you need to know
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cryptocurrency
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blockchain
SocialFi, a blend of decentralised finance and social media, is gathering momentum, with platforms like KangaMoon and xNinja.Tech attracting thousands of users, and set to challenge traditional social media platforms.
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IWD 2024: Why we need to see more female leaders in Web3
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gender diversity
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gender equality
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Ahead of IWD 2024, addressing gender disparity in Web3 is essential, with 94% of crypto executive roles held by men and the gender pay gap in the UK financial sector at 23.3%.
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IWD 2024: From early hunch to a learned lesson
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cryptocurrency
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fintech
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blockchain
A tech aficionado shares her tumultuous journey from an early fascination with digital wallets to humble insight into innovation's demanding realities.
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QX Lab AI unveils world-first hybrid GenAI in 100 languages
Fri, 9th Feb 2024
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ai
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web3
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chip
QX Lab AI has released a breakthrough AGI service dubbed Ask QX, democratising AI via a multi-lingual platform with comprehensive Indian language coverage.
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iCandy partners with Matter Labs to boost Web3 gaming with zkCandy
Wed, 24th Jan 2024
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gaming
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blockchain
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technology gifts
iCandy joins forces with Matter Labs to pioneer zkCandy, a new venture aimed at enhancing Web3 gaming by exploiting AI and interactive gaming on zkSync.
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DNSRF forecasts surge in blockchain domain registrations by 2026
Thu, 11th Jan 2024
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nike
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opera
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google
A groundbreaking white paper by the DNS Research Foundation projects a boom in blockchain domains to 12.8 million by 2026, surpassing notable national domains, but warns against potential disruption.
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Bitget Wallet strengthens sports fan economy with Chiliz partnership
Thu, 4th Jan 2024
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gaming
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cryptocurrency
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blockchain
Bitget Wallet bolsters its partnership with blockchain platform, Chiliz, in a bid to boost mass adoption of Web3 technologies and digitise the sports industry worldwide.
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Digital skills improvement lags due to tech demands, says CIM study
Tue, 12th Dec 2023
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ai
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web3
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growth
Evolving technology demands widen skills gap amid digital competences improvement in most industries, states CIM report.
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Kiwi crypto investors more confident in finances, says Binance study
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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cryptocurrency
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blockchain
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nz
Kiwi crypto investors display increased financial confidence, with half making their own investment decisions, reveals Binance study.
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Sanoh resigns from Cassava Network to launch fintech Mansa Finance
Mon, 13th Nov 2023
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cryptocurrency
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fintech
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blockchain
Former Cassava Network CEO, Mouloukou Sanoh, launches Mansa Finance, intending to address Africa's SME credit issues.
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UK's trust in emerging tech lagging – BSV Blockchain study
Thu, 9th Nov 2023
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iot
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blockchain
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vr
BSV Blockchain study highlights significant gap in UK's trust and understanding of emerging technologies including blockchain and AI.
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eToro partners with Index Coop to launch Web3 portfolio
Fri, 20th Oct 2023
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blockchain
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cryptocurrency
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partner programmes
eToro has partnered with Index Coop, a decentralised autonomous organisation, to launch a new crypto Smart Portfolio that will offer exposure to Web3.
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Sweat Economy launches ecosystem in the United States
Wed, 18th Oct 2023
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fintech
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blockchain
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cryptocurrency
Sweat Economy, the Web3 ecosystem, has expanded into the United States to an expected 140 million users and eight new countries.
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AWS unites with Immutable to integrate game studios into Web3
Fri, 13th Oct 2023
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cloud services
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gaming
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public cloud
Amazon Web Services teams up with Web3 gaming firm, Immutable, for seamless integration of game studios into Web3.
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Google Cloud provides developers access to more blockchain data
Tue, 26th Sep 2023
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cloud services
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bi
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big data
Google Cloud is also improving the precision of blockchain datasets, making on-chain data accessible off-chain.
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Decentralised Gaming Ventures Expands Team with Strategic Hires
Mon, 4th Sep 2023
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blockchain
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tokenisation
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cios
DGV expands team with strategic hires: Joseph Young as Chief Investment Officer and Alvyn Ng as Senior Marketing Manager.
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Three reasons why Asia-Pacific is winning the crypto race
Tue, 29th Aug 2023
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fintech
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blockchain
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cryptocurrency
As we traverse into the next chapter of the crypto narrative, the APAC region emerges prominently as a crucible of innovation, adaptation, and forward momentum.
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The most slept-on and unseen sector in New Zealand
Mon, 31st Jul 2023
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cryptocurrency
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fintech
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encryption
New Zealand's Web3 sector is quietly thriving, with successful startups like IMMERSVE and Non-Fungible Labs leading the way, despite mainstream skepticism.
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Sing!China metaverse unlocks a new interactive web3
Mon, 17th Jul 2023
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vr
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metaverse
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digital entertainment
NFKings and Star CM have launched Sing!Meta, a web3 entertainment Metaverse that will provide an immersive, interactive experience for over 100 million viewers.
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Generative AI dominates emerging technologies in 2023: Forrester
Fri, 14th Jul 2023
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ai
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web3
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analyst report
Over the next few years, firms will need to balance risk with reward when unlocking the transformative benefits of generative AI.
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HLV and RBV launch accelerator to empower next era of Web3
Fri, 19th May 2023
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investing
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accelerator
Horizen Labs Ventures (HLV) and Red Beard Ventures (RBV) have announced the launch of Denarii Labs, a tokenomics accelerator for Web3 projects.
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Web3 startup Impossible Cloud certifies new data centre
Fri, 19th May 2023
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cloud services
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hyperscale
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blockchain
New location bolsters EU geo-fencing, scalability, compatibility, GDPR compliance, ease-of-use and more for Impossible Cloud’s decentralized solution.
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Google Cloud and Polygon to develop Web3 products and dApps
Tue, 2nd May 2023
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cloud services
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public cloud
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cryptocurrency
Polygon Labs and Google Cloud join forces to provide developers with tools and enterprise infrastructure to accelerate growth on Polygon protocols.