ThursdayMar 28, 2024 10:05 am

Web3 Domains Could Become Gamer Tags of Next Generation

In the global entertainment and media sector, video gaming is the highest-grossing industry. The industry has more than three billion individuals who enjoy gaming in one form or another. Steam, launched by Valve Corp more than 20 years ago, established a unified ecosystem for gamers that allowed the company to purchase games through convenient storefronts and customize their gamer tags. However, with different online ecosystems, platforms and technologies popping up nowadays, it has become challenging for gamers to keep up. It doesn’t help either that game libraries are now segmented, because this has made it a requirement to have different…

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TuesdayMar 26, 2024 10:05 am

The Web3, Crypto, Blockchain, Metaverse Firms to Watch in 2024

The crypto, blockchain, Web3 and metaverse industries have grown in the last year, with some companies seeing a significant increase in their market share. Roblox, a leader in the creation of virtual worlds that individuals want to visit, recently launched age-gated content with mature humor, story themes and violence. With the latest features, users can record themselves with computer or phone cameras and animate their avatars. Over in the crypto world, the foundational pillars that uphold the space’s infrastructure grow stronger every day. Securitize, a leader in tokenizing real-world assets, recently partnered with TradFi and DeFi, entering into an agreement…

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ThursdayMar 21, 2024 10:00 am

Asia Setting Global Pace in Web3 Adoption

Dubbed the next iteration of the internet, Web3 will rely on decentralized blockchain technology to offer internet users unprecedented control over all their data and information. Although this version of the Web is still in its infancy, significant investments in key regions such as Asia are steadily advancing the nascent space. As has been the case for most things technology related, the Asia-Pacific region (“APAC”) was quick to adopt Web3 technology and has fostered an incredibly fertile ground for the technology to grow and spread to the rest of the globe. From Singapore’s bustling tech hub and Japan’s technological creativity…

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TuesdayMar 19, 2024 12:30 pm

Binance Organizes Web3 Workshop for Law Enforcement to Boost Trust

Earlier this week, cryptocurrency platform Binance announced that it would conduct a Web3 workshop for law enforcement officers from the Keelung District Prosecutors Office in Taiwan. The virtual assets workshop is meant to boost trust and strengthen ties with law enforcement tasked with handling cryptocurrency-related offenses. The move underscores the cryptocurrency platform’s commitment to boosting safety in the nascent Web3 ecosystem and creating a safe and secure environment for users. Binance takes extra care to abide by antimoney laundering regulations and has even applied to register under the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) and Money Laundering Act in Taiwan. First reported…

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ThursdayMar 14, 2024 12:00 pm

Complex User Interfaces Could Slow Web3 Adoption

Referred to as the third iteration of the World Wide Web, Web3 is based on the concept of verifiable digital ownership. Unlike the current version of the internet, Web3 users have the ability to own and maintain all of the information, digital collectibles, financial assets and more. Web3 is built on decentralized Blockchain technology, the platform that underpins cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and provides them with unprecedented control over data, privacy, and security. Although cryptocurrencies have faltered in recent years thanks to the FTX scandal, blockchain technology is still going strong and will most likely play a central role in…

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TuesdayMar 12, 2024 12:00 pm

Web3 Researcher Says Blockchain Could Be Instrumental in Taking AI Forward

With the launch of artificial intelligence (AI) tools such as ChatGPT and Sora as well as a myriad of less popular but even more useful AI-based tools, it is becoming increasingly clear that artificial intelligence will play a significant role in our lives moving forward. ChatGPT is already revolutionizing how people write all kinds of content, and companies worldwide are using AI tools to analyze data, improve consumer experiences and optimize their workflows. One Web3 researcher says blockchain technology could accelerate the ongoing AI revolution by granting it much-needed decentralization  and democratization. Jasper De Maere, the research lead at crypto-focused…

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ThursdayMar 07, 2024 11:15 am

Upcoming Apple Update Could Hamper Web3, Crypto Apps in the EU

The tech community is buzzing with concern and speculation about the possible impact of the next iOS update by Apple on the Web3 app and crypto ecosystem in the European Union. The center of this issue lies in Apple’s decision to remove progressive web apps on its devices. This initiative could significantly change the sector for users and developers alike. At first sight, the move appears to be a step forward in complying with the Digital Markets Act under the European Union. This act is focused on encouraging a more competitive digital market. It may have unforeseen consequences, however, especially…

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TuesdayMar 05, 2024 10:30 am

Polygon, MasterCard Announce Musician Accelerator Program Backed by Web3

MasterCard has partnered with blockchain platform Polygon to create the MasterCard Artist Accelerator, a groundbreaking musician accelerator program that will leverage Polygon’s technology to help emerging musicians use Web3 to grow their careers. The payment network processor will also include a MasterCard Music Pass in the program to provide emerging artists beyond the group selected for the accelerator with unique opportunities and educational resources via NFTs. MasterCard’s entry into the blockchain space is poised to launch in spring and will connect industry mentors, including producers, musicians and DJs, with five aspiring artists from across the globe. The artists will receive…

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